THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012

For Immediate Release:

July 27, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week: Last Vote Predicted:

Tuesday 6:30 p.m.

Friday 3:00 p.m.

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

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MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for Pro Forma Session.  No votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
On Tuesday, 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 (20 bills)

1) H.R. 828 – Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Chaffetz – Oversight and Government Reform)
2) S. 679 – Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 (Sen. Schumer – Oversight and Government Reform)
3) H.R. 4365 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that accounts in the Thrift Savings Funds are subject to certain Federal tax levies (Rep. Buerkle – Oversight and Government Reform)
4) S. 300 – Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2011, as amended (Sen. Grassley – Oversight and Government Reform)
5) Concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1627 – Honoring American Veterans Act of 2011 (Rep. Miller (FL) – Veterans’ Affairs)
6) H.R. 4073 – To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to accept the quitclaim, disclaimer, and relinquishment of a railroad right of way within and adjacent to Pike National Forest in El Paso County, Colorado, originally granted to the Mt. Manitou Park and Incline Railway Company pursuant to the Act of March 3, 1875 (Rep. Lamborn – Natural Resources)
7) H.R. 4606 – To authorize the issuance of right–of–way permits for natural gas pipelines in Glacier National Park, and for other purpose (Rep. Rehberg – Natural Resources)
8) H.R. 3641 – Pinnacles National Park Act (Rep. Farr – Natural Resources)
9) H.R. 3706 – To create the Office of Chief Financial Officer of the Government of the Virgin Islands, and for other purposes (Rep. Christensen – Natural Resources)
10) S. 270 – La Pine Land Conveyance Act (Sen. Wyden – Natural Resources)
11) S. 271 – Wallowa Forest Service Compound Conveyance Act (Sen. Wyden – Natural Resources)
12) H.R. 3803 – District of Columbia Pain–Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (Rep. Franks – Judiciary)
13) H.R. 1950 – To enact title 54, United States Code, “National Park System,” as positive law, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
14) H.R. 3120 – Student Visa Reform Act (Rep. Lofgren – Judiciary)
15) H.R. 6029 – Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012  (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
16) H.R. 6063 – Child Protection Act of 2012 (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
17) H.R. 4362 – STOP Identity Theft Act of 2012 (Rep. Wasserman Schultz – Judiciary)
18) H.R. 3796 – Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Sensenbrenner – Judiciary)
19) H.R. 6062 – Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Rep. Marino – Judiciary)
20) H.R. 1550 – Federal Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Pierluisi – Judiciary)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

Suspensions (11 bills)

1) H.Con.Res. 127 – Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived (Rep. Bono Mack – Energy and Commerce)
2) H.R. 4273 – Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2012 (Rep. Olson – Energy and Commerce)
3) H.R. 897 – Residential and Commuter Toll Fairness Act of 2011 (Rep. Grimm – Transportation and Infrastructure)
4) H.R. 5797 – Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act of 2012 (Rep. Cravaack – Transportation and Infrastructure)
5) H.R. 3158 – Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act (Rep. Crawford – Transportation and Infrastructure)
6) H.R. 1171 – Marine Debris Act Amendments of 2012 (Rep. Farr – Transportation and Infrastructure)
7) H.R. 2446 – RESPA Home Warranty Clarification Act of 2011 (Rep. Biggert – Financial Services)
8) H.R. 2139 – Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Roskam – Financial Services)
9) H.R. 3187 – March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Dold – Financial Services)
10) H.R. 4104 – Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Renacci – Financial Services)
11) S. 3363 – To provide for the use of National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center Commemorative Coin surcharges, and for other purposes (Sen. Chambliss – Financial Services)

H.R. __ – To provide a one–year extension of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, with certain modifications and exceptions, to make supplemental agricultural disaster assistance available for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and for other purposes (Rep. Lucas – Agriculture) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 8 – “Job Protection and Recession Prevent Act of 2012” (Rep. Camp – Ways and Means/Budget) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 6169 – “Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012” (Rep. Dreier – Rules) (Subject to a Rule)