Monday, December 31st

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31ST
On Monday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 10:00 a.m. for
legislative business. First and last votes expected: TBD.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) S. 3454 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein / Permanent Select Intelligence Committee)

2) H.R. 6612 – To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin McCarthy / Science, Space and Technology Committee)

3) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 443 – To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association located in Kotzebue, Alaska (Sponsored by Rep. Don Young / Natural Resources Committee)

4) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2076 – Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Trey Gowdy / Judiciary Committee)

5) H.R. 6019 – Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee / Judiciary Committee)

6) S. 3666 – A bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act to modify the definition of “exhibitor” (Sponsored by Sen. David Vitter / Agriculture Committee)

7) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6364 – Frank Buckles World War I Memorial Act (Sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 6649 – Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

9) H.Con.Res. 145 – Calling for universal condemnation of the North Korean missile launch of December 12, 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

10) H.Res. 134 – Condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights  (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Dold / Foreign Affairs Committee)

11) H.Res. 834 – Urging the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hizballah as a terrorist organization and impose sanctions, and urging the President to provide information about Hizballah to the European allies of the United States and to support the Government of Bulgaria in investigating the July 18, 2012, terrorist attack in Burgas (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly / Foreign Affairs Committee)

12) H.Res. 193 – Calling on the new Government of Egypt to honor the rule of law and immediately return Noor and Ramsay Bower to the United States (Sponsored by Rep. Barney Frank / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Possible Consideration of H.Res. 843 – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules (Special Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Sessions / Rules Committee)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) Concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 6328 – Clothe a Homeless Hero Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Hochul / Homeland Security Committee)

2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4212 – Drywall Safety Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Rigell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) S. 3472 – Uninterrupted Scholars Act (Sponsored by Sen. Mary Landrieu / Education and the Workforce Committee)

4) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6029 – Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

5) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6621 – To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

6) S. 3331 – Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. John Kerry / Foreign Affairs Committee)

7) S. 2318 – Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. John Kerry / Foreign Affairs Committee)

8) S.J.Res. 44 – A joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the State and Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum of Understanding (Sponsored by Sen. Herb Kohl / Foreign Affairs Committee)