Thursday, September 8th

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House will recess by approximately 4:00 p.m. to allow for a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President’s address. The House will meet again at approximately 7:00 p.m. in a joint session with the Senate for the purpose of receiving an address from the President of the United States.
First and last votes expected: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 2218 – Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter / Education and the Workforce Committee)

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

Reps. John Kline / George Miller Manager’s Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Susan Davis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Erik Paulsen / Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ben Ray Luján Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gwen Moore Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Steve King Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on “H.R. 2250, the EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 and H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
(Thursday, September 8th at 10:30 a.m.)