Nightly Whip


On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

First votes expected: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Last votes expected: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

H.R. 5544 - Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act (Rep. Cravaack – Natural Resources)

The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. McCollum Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Holt Amendment
(10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ellison Amendment
(10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Grijalva Amendment
(10 minutes of debate)

H.R. 5949 - FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Rep. Smith (TX) – Judiciary/Intelligence) (One hour of debate)

Postponed Suspensions (4 bills)

  1. H.R. 1775 – Stolen Valor Act of 2011 (Rep. Heck – Judiciary)
  2. 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)
  3. H.R. 3857 – Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act (Rep. Turner (NY) – Homeland Security)
  4. H.R. 5865 – American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012 (Rep. Lipinski – Energy and Commerce)