THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011

For Immediate Release:

October 7, 2011

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, OCTOBER 10, 2011
On Monday, the House is not in session
 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
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. Members are advised that the vote series at 6:30 p.m. is expected to be longer than usual.
 
Suspensions (6 Bills)
  1. H.R. 2433 - Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Miller (FL) - Veterans’ Affairs)
  2. H.R. 2074 - Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Buerkle - Veterans’ Affairs)
  3. H.R. 2302 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to notify Congress of conferences sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Rep. Stutzman - Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.R. 2349 - Veterans' Benefits Training Improvement Act of 2011(Rep. Runyan - Veterans’ Affairs)
  5. H.R. 1263 - To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide surviving spouses with certain protections relating to mortgages and mortgage foreclosures (Rep. Filner - Veterans’ Affairs)
  6. H.R. 1025 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law (Rep. Walz - Veterans’ Affairs)
Complete Consideration of H.R. 2250 - EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 (Rep. Griffith - Energy and Commerce)
 
The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order only those amendments that have been pre-printed in the Congressional Record.
 
Begin Consideration of H.R. 3078 - United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule, 90 minutes of debate)
 
Begin Consideration of H.R. 3079 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule, 90 minutes of debate)
 
Begin Consideration of H.R. 3080 - United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule, 90 minutes of debate)
 
Begin Consideration of the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Rep. Camp - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule, 1 hour of debate)
 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011 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 no later than 3:00 p.m.
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3078 - United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3079 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3080 - United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Rep. Cantor - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
 
Complete Consideration of the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Rep. Camp - Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 358 - Protect Life Act (Rep. Pitts – Energy and Commerce/Ways and Means) (Subject to a Rule)
 
H.R. 2273 - Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act (Rep. McKinley - Energy and Commerce)(Subject to a Rule)