Thursday, July 28th

THURSDAY, JULY 28TH
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (House Amendment to S. 627 – Faster FOIA Act of 2011) (Closed Rule)

The rule provides for two hours of general debate with one hour controlled by the Rules Committee, 30 minutes controlled by the Ways and Means Committee, and 30 minutes controlled by the Budget Committee.

Postponed Amendment Votes to H.R. 2584 – Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Simpson / Appropriations Committee)

Rep. Masha Blackburn Amendment
Rep. Laura Richardson Amendment

Rep. James Lankford #1 Amendment
Rep. Paul Gosar Amendment
Rep. James Lankford #2 Amendment
Rep. Paul Broun Amendment
Rep. Tim Walberg Amendment

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2548 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6310 North University Street in Peoria, Illinois, as the “Charles ‘Chip’ Lawrence Chan Post Office Building (Sponsored by Rep. Aaron Schock / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 2244
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 67 Castle Street in Geneva, New York, as the “Corporal Steven Blaine Riccione Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Hanna / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 2213
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 801 West Eastport Street in Iuka, Mississippi, as the “Sergeant Jason W. Vaughn Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Alan Nunnelee / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 789
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 20 Main Street in Little Ferry, New Jersey, as the “Sergeant Matthew J. Fenton Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Steven Rothman / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 1975
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 281 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, as the “First Lieutenant Oliver Goodall Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

6) H.R. 1843
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 489 Army Drive in Barrigada, Guam, as the “John Pangelinan Gerber Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Del. Madeleine Bordallo / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

7) H.R. 2062
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 45 Meetinghouse Lane in Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts, as the “Matthew A. Pucino Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. William Keating / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

8) H.R. 2149
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4354 Pahoa Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii, as the “Cecil L. Heftel Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Colleen Hanabusa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Postponed Suspension Votes:

1) H.R. 2056 – To instruct the Inspector General of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to study the impact of insured depository institution failures, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Westmoreland / Financial Services Committee)

2) H.R. 440
– To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Wolf / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Government and Oversight Reform Subcommittee on Care, District of Columbia, Census, and the National Archives Hearing on “Impact of Obamacare on Job Creators and Their Decision to Offer Health Insurance” (Thursday, July 28th, 10:00 a.m.)