Tuesday, May 15th

TUESDAY, MAY 15TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 365 – National Blue Alert Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm / Judiciary Committee)

2) H.R. 1864
– Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Howard Coble / Judiciary Committee)

3) H.R. 3534
– Security in Bonding Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Hanna / Judiciary Committee)

4) H.R. 4119
– Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Silvestre Reyes / Judiciary Committee)

5) H.R. 2621
– Chimney Rock National Monument Establishment Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Natural Resources Committee)

6) H.R. 2745
– To amend the Mesquite Lands Act of 1986 to facilitate implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan for the Virgin River in Clark County, Nevada, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Natural Resources Committee)

7) H.R. 3874
– Black Hills Cemetery Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem / Natural Resources Committee)

8) H.R. 205
– HEARTH Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Martin Heinrich / Natural Resources Committee)

9) H.R. 4240
– Ambassador James R. Lilley and Congressman Stephen J. Solarz North Korea Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

10) H.Res. 568
– Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of preventing the Government of Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

11) H.R. 4045
– To modify the Department of Defense Program Guidance relating to the award of Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence administrative absence days to members of the reserve components to exempt any member whose qualified mobilization commenced before October 1, 2011, and continued on or after that date, from the changes to the program guidance that took effect on that date, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Armed Services Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Rules Committee Meeting on “H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
(Tuesday, May 15th, at 5:00 p.m.)