Nightly Whip
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Office of the Majority Leader - Steny Hoyer


Considered and Passed:

Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 4173 – Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (Rep. Frank – Financial Services)


Motion to Instruct Conferees – Failed

·Offered by Rep. Bachus (AL) (198 - 217)

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):

1.       H.R. 5026 - GRID Act (Rep. Markey (MA) - Energy and Commerce)

2.       H.Res. 1330 - Recognizing June 8, 2010, as World Ocean Day (Rep. Farr - Oversight and Government Reform)

3.       H.R. 5278 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 405 West Second Street in Dixon, Illinois, as the "President Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building" (Rep. Foster - Oversight and Government Reform)

4.       H.R. 5133 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 331 1st Street in Carlstadt, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Frank T. Carvill and Lance Corporal Michael A. Schwarz Post Office Building" (Rep. Rothman - Oversight and Government Reform)

5.       H.Res. 1381 - Recognizing the National Museum of American Jewish History, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, as the only museum in the Nation dedicated exclusively to exploring and preserving the American Jewish experience (Rep. Brady (PA) - House Administration)

6.       H.Res. 1178 - Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to compile the cost estimates prepared by the Congressional Budget Office which are included in reports filed by committees of the House on approved legislation and post such estimates on the official public Internet site of the Office of the Clerk (Rep. Murphy NY) - House Administration)

7.       H.Res. 1427 - Honoring the life of John Robert Wooden (Rep. Waxman - Education and Labor)

Bill Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (1):

1.       H.Res. 989 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt national policies and pursue international agreements to prevent ocean acidification, to study the impacts of ocean acidification, and to address the effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems and coastal economies (Rep. Inslee - Natural Resources)


Postponed Suspension Vote (1):


1.       H.Res. 1121 - Congratulating Clinton County and the county seat of Wilmington, Ohio, on the occasion of their bicentennial anniversaries (Rep. Turner - Oversight and Government Reform)