Tuesday, December 6th

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes and last votes expected: Afternoon

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

H.Res. 479 – Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 10) the Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2011 (Special Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Nugent / Rules Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 1254 – Synthetic Drug Control Act (Sponsored by Rep. Charlie Dent / Energy and Commerce Committee)

2) H.R. 2405
– Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (MI) / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) H.R. 3237
– SOAR Technical Corrections Act (Sponsored by Rep. Trey Gowdy / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 2297
– To promote the development of the Southwest waterfront in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

5) H.R. 313
– Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

6) H.R. 2471
– To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer’s informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte / Judiciary Committee)

7) H.R. 1021
– Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

8) S.J.Res. 22
– A joint resolution to grant the consent of Congress to an amendment to the compact between the States of Missouri and Illinois providing that bonds issued by the Bi-State Development Agency may mature in not to exceed 40 years, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Claire McCaskill / Judiciary Committee)

9) S. 1639
– A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Legion under its Federal charter to provide guidance and leadership to the individual departments and posts of the American Legion, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester / Judiciary Committee)

10) S. 1541
– A bill to revise the Federal charter for the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. to reflect a change in eligibility requirements for membership (Sponsored by Sen. Michael Bennet / Judiciary Committee)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 944 – To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by incorporating the rocks and small islands along the coast of Orange County, California, into the California Coastal National Monument managed by the Bureau of Land Management, and meet the original Congressional intent of preserving Orange County’s rocks and small islands, and for other purpose (Sponsored by Rep. John Campbell / Natural Resources Committee)

2) S. 535
– Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Johnny Isakson / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 2360
– POWER Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jeffrey Landry / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 2351
– North Cascades National Park Service Complex Fish Stocking Act (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.R. 1560
– To amend the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to allow the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe to determine blood quantum requirement for membership in that tribe (Sponsored by Rep. Silvestre Reyes / Natural Resources Committee)

6) S.683
– Box Elder Utah Land Conveyance Act (Sponsored by Sen. Mike Lee / Natural Resources Committee)

7) S.Con.Res. 32
– A concurrent resolution to authorize the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make technical corrections in the enrollment of H.R. 470, an Act to further allocate and expand the availability of hydroelectric power generated at Hoover Dam, and for other purpose (Sponsored by Sen. Jeff Bingaman / Natural Resources Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Rules Committee Meeting on “H.R. 1633, Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011
(Tuesday, December 6th, 3:00 p.m.)