THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

For Immediate Release:

September 20, 2013

Contact:

Katie GrantStephanie Young, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week: Last Vote Predicted:

Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

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

***MEMBERS ARE ADVISED THAT CLOSE VOTES ARE EXPECTED DURING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23RD. ANY EXPECTED ABSENCES SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE WHIP’S OFFICE AT x5-3130.

**Members are also advised that, pending ongoing discussions on the Continuing Resolution, the House may need to be in session into the weekend. Members should expect an announcement during the week of September 23rd regarding when the House would meet for a weekend session.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
On Monday, the House will meet in Pro Forma session at 11:00 a.m. No votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
On Tuesday, the House is not in session.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
On Wednesday, 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 (3 bills)

  1. H.R. 1961 - To amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line (Rep. Chabot – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.R. 3095 - To ensure that any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles for sleep disorders is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding, and for other purposes (Rep. Bucshon – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. H.R. 2600 - To amend the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act to clarify how the Act applies to condominiums (Rep. Carolyn Maloney – Financial Services)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 687 - Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (Rep. Gosar – Natural Resources)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Members are advised that a weekend session is possible.

Possible consideration of legislation related to the debt ceiling

Further action on H.J.Res. 59 - Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 (Rep. Rogers (KY) – Appropriations)