THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

For Immediate Release:

June 22, 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

*** Members are advised that the GOP leadership has announced that votes could occur after 7:00 p.m. when the House is considering Appropriations bills.

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. in Pro Forma Session.  No votes are expected in the House. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.  Members are advised that a second series of votes is expected at approximately 10:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Suspensions (16 bills)

  1. H.R. 4850 – Enabling Energy Saving Innovations Act (Rep. Aderholt – Energy and Commerce)
  2. H.R. 5625 – Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act (Rep. Murphy (CT) – Energy and Commerce)
  3. H.R. 5889 – Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
  4. H.R. 4223 – Safe Doses Act (Rep. Sensenbrenner – Judiciary)  
  5. H.R. 4018 – Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvements Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick – Judiciary)
  6. H.R. 3501 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 125 Kerr Avenue in Rome City, Indiana, as the "SPC Nicholas Scott Hartge Post Office" (Rep. Stutzman – Oversight and Government Reform)
  7. H.R. 3412 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1421 Veterans Memorial Drive in Abbeville, Louisiana, as the "Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office Building" (Rep. Boustany – Oversight and Government Reform)
  8. 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)
  9. H.R. 3772 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 150 South Union Street in Canton, Mississippi, as the "First Sergeant Landres Cheeks Post Office Building" (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Oversight and Government Reform)  
  10. H.R. 3276 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2810 East Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida, as the "Reverend Abe Brown Post Office Building (Rep. Castor – Oversight and Government Reform)
  11. Senate Amendment to H.R. 2297 – To promote the development of the Southwest waterfront in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes (Rep. Norton – Oversight and Government Reform)
  12. H.R. 4251 – Securing Maritime Activities through Risk–based Targeting for Port Security Act (Rep. Miller (MI) – Homeland Security)
  13. H.R. 4005 – GAPS Act (Rep. Hahn – Homeland Security)
  14. H.R. 1447 – Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2011 (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Homeland Security)
  15. H.R. 5843 – To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to permit use of certain grant funds for training conducted in conjunction with a national laboratory or research facility (Rep. Lungren – Homeland Security)
  16. H.R.  3173 – To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process for the enrollment, activation, issuance, and renewal of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to require, in total, not more than one in–person visit to a designated enrollment center (Rep. Scalise – Homeland Security)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 5972 – Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (Rep. Latham – Appropriations Committee) (Subject to a Rule)

Postponed Votes (2 votes)

  1. Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348 – Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II (Rep. Hoyer)
  2. Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 4348 – Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II (Rep. Black)

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 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. 

Complete Consideration of H.R. 5972 – Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013 (Rep. Latham – Appropriations Committee) (Subject to a Rule)

H.Res.     – Resolution recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the committee on Oversight and Government Reform (Rep. Issa – Oversight and Government Reform) (Privileged Resolution)

H.R. 5973 – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 (Rep. Kingston – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Further Legislation Relating to H.R. 4628 – Interest Rate Reduction Act

Further Legislation Relating to H.R. 4348 – Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II