Nightly Whip
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Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer


Considered and Passed:

H.Res. 1017 – Rule providing for consideration of the bills (H.R. 3254 ) - Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act – (H.R. 3342 ) - Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act – and (H.R. 1065 ) - White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009 (Rep. Slaughter – Rules)

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):

1.    H.Res. 708 - Congratulating Nancy Goodman Brinker for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (Rep. Schock - Oversight and Government Reform)

2.    H.R. 4095 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9727 Antioch Road in Overland Park, Kansas, as the "Congresswoman Jan Meyers Post Office Building" (Rep. Moore (KS) - Oversight and Government Reform)

3.    H.R. 4462 - To accelerate the income tax benefits for charitable cash contributions for the relief of victims of the earthquake in Haiti (Rep. Rangel - Ways and Means)

4.    H.Res. 1013 - Condemning the violent suppression of legitimate political dissent and gross human rights abuses in the Republic of Guinea (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen - Foreign Affairs)

5.    H.Res. 1010 - Celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 30th anniversary of the Stevie Wonder song tribute to Dr. King, "Happy Birthday" (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)

6.    H.Res. 1009 - Honoring the seven Americans killed in Khost, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009, for their service to the United States (Rep. Reyes - Intelligence)

7.    H.R. 2611 - To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Securing the Cities Initiative of the Department of Homeland Security (Rep. King (NY) - Homeland Security)


Bills Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (2):


1.       H.R. 3726 - Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2009 (Rep. Christensen - Natural Resources)

2.       H.R. 3538 - Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act (Rep. Simpson - Natural Resources)


Postponed Suspension Votes (4):


1.    H.R. 3250 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1210 West Main Street in Riverhead, New York, as the "Private First Class Garfield M. Langhorn Post Office Building" (Rep. Bishop (NY) - Oversight and Government Reform)

2.    H.Con.Res. 158 - Expressing support for the designation of an Early Detection Month for breast cancer and all forms of cancer (Rep. Etheridge - Oversight and Government Reform)

3.    H.Res. 1021 - Expressing Condolences to and Solidarity with the People of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating Earthquake of January 12th, 2010 (Rep. Lee (CA) - Foreign Affairs)

4. Senate Amendments to H.R. 730 – Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act (Rep. Schiff - Homeland Security)