THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012

For Immediate Release:

July 20, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week: Last Vote Predicted:

Monday 6:30 p.m.

Thursday 3:00 p.m.

Legislative Program - 51600 | Floor Information - 57400 | Whip Information - 53130

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MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (19 bills)

  1. H.R. 1237 – To provide for a land exchange with the Trinity Public Utilities District of Trinity County, California, involving the transfer of land to the Bureau of Land Management and the Six Rivers National Forest in exchange for National Forest System land in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Herger – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 4484 – Y Mountain Access Enhancement Act (Rep. Chaffetz – Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 2467 – Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. McKeon – Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 2362 – Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011 (Rep. Tom Cole – Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 3388 – Wood–Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act (Rep. Langevin – Natural Resources)
  6. H.R. 5958 – To name the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Contact Station of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge unit of Gateway National Recreation Area in honor of James L. Buckley (Rep. Turner (NY) – Natural Resources)
  7. H.R. 4400 – To designate the Salt Pond Visitor Center at Cape Cod National Seashore as the "Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Salt Pond Visitor Center," and for other purposes (Rep. Markey – Natural Resources)
  8. H.R. 5859 – To repeal an obsolete provision in title 49, United States Code, requiring motor vehicle insurance cost reporting (Rep. Harper – Energy and Commerce)
  9. S. 1335 – Pilot's Bill of Rights (Sen. Inhofe – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  10. H.R. 4347 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 709 West 9th Street in Juneau, Alaska, as the "Robert Boochever United States Courthouse" (Rep. Young (AK) – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  11. H.R. 3356 – To designate the new United States courthouse in Buffalo, New York, as the "Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse" (Rep. Higgins – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  12. H.R. 3742 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 100 North Church Street in Las Cruces, New Mexico, as the "Edwin L. Mechem United States Courthouse” (Rep. Pearce – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  13. S. 2039 – A bill to allow a State or local government to construct levees on certain properties otherwise designated as open space lands (Sen. Hoeven – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  14. H.R. 3870 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6083 Highway 36 West in Rose Bud, Arkansas, as the "Nicky 'Nick' Daniel Bacon Post Office" (Rep. Griffin – Oversight and Government Reform)
  15. H.R. 5788 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 103 Center Street West in Eatonville, Washington, as the "National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson Post Office" (Rep. Reichert – Oversight and Government Reform)
  16. H.R. 3593 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 787 State Route 17M in Monroe, New York, as the "National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency NCS Officer Gregg David Wenzel Memorial Post Office" (Rep. Hayworth – Oversight and Government Reform)
  17. H.R. 3477 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 133 Hare Road in Crosby, Texas, as the Army First Sergeant David McNerney Post Office Building (Rep. Poe – Oversight and Government Reform)
  18. H.R. 2896 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 369 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey, as the "Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building" (Rep. Payne – Oversight and Government Reform)
  19. H.R. 1369 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1021 Pennsylvania Avenue in Hartshorne, Oklahoma, as the "Warren Lindley Post Office" (Rep. Boren – Oversight and Government Reform)

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.  On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.

Suspensions (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 459 – Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (Rep. Paul – Oversight and Government Reform /Financial Services)
  2. H.R. 4157 – Preserving America's Family Farms Act, as amended (Rep. Latham – Education and the Workforce)
  3. H.R. 5986 – To amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third-country fabric program and to add South Sudan to the list of countries eligible for designation under that Act, to make technical corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States relating to the textile and apparel rules of origin for the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement, to approve the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes (Rep. Camp – Ways and Means)

H.R. 6082 – “Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Drilling Plan” (Rep. Hastings (WA) – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 4078 – Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act (Rep. Griffin – Oversight and Government Reform/Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)