THE WEEKLY WHIP: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011

For Immediate Release:

September 9, 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.
***MEMBERS ARE ADVISED THAT ANY EXPECTED ABSENCES SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE WHIP’S OFFICE AT X5-3130.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
On Monday, 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. 2076 -Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2011 (Rep. Gowdy - Judiciary)
  2. H.R. 2633 - Appeal Time Clarification Act of 2011 (Rep. Coble Judiciary)
  3. H.R. 1059 - To protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Tuesday and 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 is not in session.
 
Suspension (1 Bill)
  1. H.R. 2867 - United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2011 (Rep. Wolf Foreign Affairs )
Legislation related to expiring authority for the nation's FAA and surface transportation programs
 
Complete Consideration of H.R. 2218 - Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act (Rep. Hunter - Education and Workforce)
 
The Rule provides for no further general or amendment debate.
 
Postponed Amendment Votes:
·Rep. Holt (NJ) Amendment
·Rep. King (IA) Amendment
 
H.J.Res. 77 - Resolution of Disapproval (Rep. Reed - Ways and Means) (Privileged Resolution, Two Hours of Debate)
 
H.R. 2587 - Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act (Rep. Scott (SC) - Education and the Workforce)(Subject to a Rule)