Tuesday, December 20th

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
First votes expected: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Last votes expected: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (5 per side)

H.Res. 502 – Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 3630) to provide incentives for the creation of jobs, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 501) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding any final measure to extend the payroll tax holiday, extend Federally funded unemployment insurance benefits, or prevent decreases in reimbursement for physicians who provide care to Medicare beneficiaries; and for other purpose (Special Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Scott / Rules Committee)

Motion that the House Disagree to the Senate Amendments to H.R. 3630 – Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 and Request a Conference with the Senate (One Hour of Debate)

Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630 – Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 (One Hour of Debate)

H.Res. 501 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding any final measure to extend the payroll tax holiday, extend Federally funded unemployment insurance benefits, or prevent decreases in reimbursement for physicians who provide care to Medicare beneficiaries (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Price / Ways and Means Committee)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) Senate Amendment to 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 (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Westmoreland / Financial Services Committee)

2) Senate Amendment to H.R. 1801
– Risk-Based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act (Sponsored by Rep. Chip Cravaack / Homeland Security Committee)

3) Senate Amendment to H.R. 1059
– To protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers / Judiciary Committee)

4) Senate Amendment to H.R. 515
– Belarus Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches