THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011

For Immediate Release:

May 20, 2011

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, MAY 23, 2011
On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.
 
Suspensions (5 Bills)
  1. H.R. 1407 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2011 (Rep. Runyan– Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.R. 1627 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements for the placement of monuments in Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes
    (Rep. Miller (FL) - Veterans’ Affairs)
  3. H.R. 1383 - Restoring GI Bill Fairness Act of 2011, as amended
    (Sponsored by Rep. Miller (FL) - Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.R. 1657 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the enforcement penalties for misrepresentation of a business concern as a small business concern owned and controlled by veterans or as a small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans
    (Rep. Stutzman - Veterans’ Affairs)
  5. H.R. 1893 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes (Rep. Mica - Transportation and Infrastructure)
     
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
 
On Tuesday, The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. At approximately 11:00 a.m., the House will convene in a Joint Meeting with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from The Honorable Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel.On 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 no later than 3:00 p.m. On Friday, the House will meet in pro forma session. No votes are expected in the House.  
 
Suspension (1 Bill)
  1. S. 990 - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes, as amended  (Sen. Landrieu - Small Business)
H.R. 1216 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations (Rep. Guthrie - Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Rep. McKeon - Armed Services) (Subject to a Rule)
 
Possible consideration of legislation relating to expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Judiciary/Intelligence) (Subject to a Rule)