Thursday, December 20th

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
On Thursday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
First votes expected: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Last votes expected: Early evening.

One Minute Speeches

Conference Report on H.R. 4310 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Conference Report Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / Armed Services Committee)

H.R. 6684 – Spending Reduction Act of 2012 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Budget Committee)

House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 66 – Permanent Tax Relief for Families and Small Businesses Act of 2012 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Ways and Means Committee)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 1509 – Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sam Johnson / Ways and Means Committee)

2) H.R. 3197 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Spokane, Washington, as the “Mann-Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

3) H.R. 6443 – To designate the facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs located at 9800 West Commercial Boulevard in Sunrise, Florida, as the “William ‘Bill’ Kling VA Clinic” (Sponsored by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

4) S. 925 – Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Sen. Barbara Boxer / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.R. 6587 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 225 Simi Village Drive in Simi Valley, California, as the “Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Elton Gallegly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 3869 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 East Capitol Avenue in Little Rock, Arkansas, as the “Sidney ‘Sid’ Sanders McMath Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Griffin / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 3378 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the “Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Benishek / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 4389 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19 East Merced Street in Fowler, California, as the “Cecil E. Bolt Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Costa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

9) H.R. 6260 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 211 Hope Street in Mountain View, California, as the “Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

10) H.R. 6379 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6239 Savannah Highway in Ravenel, South Carolina, as the “Representative Curtis B. Inabinett, Sr. Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK
Foreign Affairs hearing on “Benghazi Attack, Part II: The Report of the Accountability Review Board
(Thursday, December 20th, at 1:00 p.m.)