Tuesday, May 24th
TUESDAY, MAY 24TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. The House will reconvene at approximately 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of receiving, in a joint meeting with the Senate, the Honorable Binyamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
One Minute Speeches (15 per side)
S. 990 – A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes, as amended (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Mary Landrieu / Small Business Committee)
H.R. 1216 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Brett Guthrie / Energy and Commerce Committee)
The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order only those amendments that have been preprinted in the Congressional Record.
Begin Consideration of H.R. 1540 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
(General Debate Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / Armed Services Committee)
Special Order Speeches
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK
Oversight and Government Reform Committee Hearing on “Pain At The Pump: Policies That Suppress Domestic Production Of Oil And Gas“‘ (Tuesday, May 24th at 9:00 a.m.)