Tuesday, January 1st

TUESDAY, JANUARY 1ST
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
First and last votes expected: TBD.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. __ – Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) S. 3662 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6 Nichols Street in Westminster, Massachusetts, as the “Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Sen. Scott Brown / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) S. 3630 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 218 North Milwaukee Street in Waterford, Wisconsin, as the “Captain Rhett W. Schiller Post Office”  (Sponsored by Sen. Ron Johnson / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) Senate Amendment to H.R. 1464 – North Korean Child Welfare Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) S. 3677 – To make a technical correction to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973  (Sponsored by Sen. Tim Johnson / Financial Services Committee)

6) H.R. __ – To prevent the doubling of milk prices (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Agriculture Committee)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 443 – To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association located in Kotzebue, Alaska  (Sponsored by Rep. Don Young / Natural Resources Committee)

2) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2076 – Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Trey Gowdy / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.Con.Res. 145 – Calling for universal condemnation of the North Korean missile launch of December 12, 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

4) H.Res. 134 – Condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights  (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Dold / Foreign Affairs Committee)

5) H.Res. 834 – Urging the governments of Europe and the European Union to designate Hizballah as a terrorist organization and impose sanctions, and urging the President to provide information about Hizballah to the European allies of the United States and to support the Government of Bulgaria in investigating the July 18, 2012, terrorist attack in Burgas (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly / Foreign Affairs Committee)

6) Concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 6328 – Clothe a Homeless Hero Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kathy Hochul / Homeland Security Committee)

7) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4212 – Drywall Safety Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Rigell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

8) S. 3472 – Uninterrupted Scholars Act (Sponsored by Sen. Mary Landrieu / Education and the Workforce Committee)

9) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6029
– Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

10) Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6621
– To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

11) S. 3331
– Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. John Kerry / Foreign Affairs Committee)

12) S. 2318 – Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. John Kerry / Foreign Affairs Committee)

13) S.J.Res. 44 – A joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the State and Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum of Understanding (Sponsored by Sen. Herb Kohl / Foreign Affairs Committee)