THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

For Immediate Release:

September 7, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

First Vote Of The Week: Last Vote Predicted:

Monday 6:30 p.m.

Friday 3:00 p.m.

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

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (11 bills)

  1. H.R. 3397 – Cabin Fee Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Hastings (WA) – Natural Resources)
  2. H.R. 2706 – Billfish Conservation Act of 2011, as amended (Rep. Miller (FL) – Natural Resources)
  3. H.R. 6007 – North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Hall – Natural Resources)
  4. H.R. 2489 – American Battlefield Protection Program Amendments Act of 2012 (Rep. Hall – Natural Resources)
  5. H.R. 2139 – Lions Club International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Roskam – Financial Services)
  6. H.R. 6186 – To require a study of voluntary community–based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes (Rep. Moore – Financial Services)
  7. H.R. 4264 – FHA Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Biggert – Financial Services)
  8. H.R. 6122 To revise the authority of the Librarian of Congress to accept gifts and bequests on behalf of the Library, and for other purposes (Rep. Lungren – House Administration)
  9. H.R. 406 – To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to permit candidates for election for Federal office to designate an individual who will be authorized to disburse funds of the authorized campaign committees of the candidate in the event of the death of the candidate (Rep. Jones – House Administration)
  10. H.Con.Res. 132 – Providing funding to ensure the printing and production of the authorized number of copies of the revised and updated version of the House document entitled "Hispanic Americans in Congress", and for other purposes (Rep. Lungren – House Administration)
  11. H.R. 6336 – To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Frederick Douglass from the District of Columbia and to provide for the permanent display of the statue in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center (Rep. Lungren – House Administration)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday, 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 (21 bills)

  1. H.R. 4631 – Government Spending Accountability Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Walsh – Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. H.R. 538 – Government Customer Service Improvement Act, as amended (Rep. Cuellar – Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. H.R. 4057 – Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis – Veterans’ Affairs)
  4. H.R. 4305 – Child and Elderly Missing Alert Program (Rep. Chabot – Judiciary)
  5. H.R. 6215 – To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to correct an error in the provisions relating to remedies for dilution, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
  6. H.R. 6185 – Local Courthouse Safety Act of 2012, as amended (Rep. Adams – Judiciary)
  7. H.R. 1775 – Stolen Valor Act of 2011 (Rep. Heck – Judiciary)
  8. H.R. 6080 – To make improvements in the enactment of title 41, United States Code, into a positive law title and to improve the code (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary)
  9. H.R. 2800 – To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program (Rep. Waters – Judiciary)
  10. H.R. 6189 – To eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements for unfunded programs under the Office of Justice Programs, as amended (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)
  11. S. 3245 – A bill to extend by 3 years the authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program (Sen. Leahy – Judiciary)
  12. H.R. 6131 – To extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes (Rep. Bono Mack – Energy and Commerce)
  13. S. 710 – Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act (Sen. Thune – Energy and Commerce)
  14. H.R. 5865 – American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012 (Rep. Lipinski – Energy and Commerce)
  15. H.R. 3857 – Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act (Rep. Turner (NY) – Homeland Security)
  16. H.R. 6028 – No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012 (Rep. Walsh – Homeland Security)
  17. H.R. 1410 – Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2011 (Rep. Smith (NJ) – Foreign Affairs)
  18. H.Res. 484 – Calling on the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to respect basic human rights and cease abusing vague national security provisions such as articles 79 and 88 of the Vietnamese penal code which are often the pretext to arrest and detain citizens who peacefully advocate for religious and political freedom (Rep. Loretta Sanchez – Foreign Affairs)
  19. H.R. 1464 – North Korean Refugee Adoption Act of 2011 (Rep. Royce – Foreign Affairs)
  20. H.Res. 177 – Expressing support for internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that are necessary to ensure a lasting peace (Rep. Grimm – Foreign Affairs)
  21. S.Con.Res. 17 – A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan should be accorded observer status in the International Civil Aviation Organization (Sen. Menendez – Foreign Affairs)

H.R. 5544 – Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act (Rep. Cravaack – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 5949 – FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary/Intelligence) (Subject to a Rule)

H.Res. __ – Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Rep. Rogers (KY) – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. __ – The National Security and Job Protection Act (Rep. West – Budget) (Subject to a Rule)                                                                                                                      

H.R. 6213 – No More Solyndras Act (Rep. Upton – Energy and Commerce/Science, Space and Technology) (Subject to a Rule)