Thursday, June 23rd

THURSDAY, JUNE 23RD
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: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 1249 – America Invents Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee / Budget Committee)

The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Reps. John Conyers / Dana Rohrabacher Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Baldwin / Sensenbrenner / Kind Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Gary Peters / James Renacci Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Conyers/ Markey / Neal / Pompeo / Garrett / Lance / Gallegly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jackie Speier Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Maxine Waters Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. James Sensenbrenner Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Donald Manzullo Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Dana Rohrabacher / Marcy Kaptur Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Schock / Boren / Waters / Sensenbrenner / Franks / Kaptur Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Rolled Amendment Votes:

Rep. Lamar Smith Manager’s Amendment

Begin Consideration of H.R. 2219 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Young / Appropriations Committee)

The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules. Members are advised, however, that amendment debate on H.R. 2219 is not expected this week.

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce Hearing on
Insourcing Gone Awry: Outsourcing Small Business Jobs” (Thursday, June 23rd, at 10:00 a.m.)