Tuesday, July 24th

TUESDAY, JULY 24TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 5986 – To amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third-country fabric program and to add South Sudan to the list of countries eligible for designation under that Act, to make technical corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States relating to the textile and apparel rules of origin for the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement, to approve the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Camp / Ways and Means Committee)

2) H.R. 459 – Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Ron Paul / Oversight and Government Reform Committee / Financial Services Committee)

3) H.R. 4157 – Preserving America’s Family Farms Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Latham / Education and the Workforce Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 6082 – Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

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

Rep. Doc Hastings Manager’s Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment #14 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Laura Richardson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #4 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #5 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment #13 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment #9 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment #10 (10 minutes of debate)

Special Orders

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Markup of “H.R.___, the “No More Solyndras Act” (Tuesday, July 24, at 10:30 a.m.)