Nightly Whip
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Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer



Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (6):


  1. H.R. 3949 - Veterans' Small Business Assistance and Servicemembers Protection Act of 2009 (Rep. Filner - Veterans' Affairs)
  2. H.Res. 398 - Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift's success (Rep. Fortenberry - Veterans' Affairs)
  3. H.Res. 866 - Expressing support for designation of a National Veterans History Project Week to encourage public participation in a nationwide project that collects and preserves the stories of the men and women who served our nation in times of war and conflict (Rep. Kind - Veterans' Affairs)
  4. H.R. 3157 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria, Minnesota, as the "Max J. Beilke Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic" (Rep. Peterson - Veterans' Affairs)
  5. H.Res. 736 - Honoring President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on "Dedication Day", November 19, 2009 (Rep. Platts - Oversight and Government Reform)
  6. H.Res. 867 - Calling on the President and the Secretary of State to oppose unequivocally any endorsement or further consideration of the "Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict" in multilateral fora (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen - Foreign Affairs)


Postponed Suspension Votes (5):


  1. H.Res. 858 - Congratulating the Inter-American Foundation on its 40th anniversary and recognizing its significant accomplishments and contributions (Rep. Engel - Foreign Affairs)
  2. H.Res. 839 - Condemning the illegal extraction of Madagascar's natural resources (Rep. Blumenauer - Foreign Affairs)
  3. H.Res. 711 - Calling on the United States Government and the international community to address the human rights and humanitarian needs of Sri Lanka's Tamil internally displaced persons (IDPs) currently living in government-run camps by supporting the release of such IDPs, implementing and facilitating an independent oversight of the process of release and resettlement, and allowing foreign aid groups to provide relief and resources to such IDPs (Rep. Davis (IL) - Foreign Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 863 - Recognizing the scourge of pneumonia, urging the United States and the world to mobilize cooperation and prioritize resources to fight pneumonia and save children's lives, and recognizing November 2 as World Pneumonia Day (Rep. Shea-Porter - Foreign Affairs)
  5. H.Res. 641 - Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the founding of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen - Foreign Affairs)