Tuesday, May 31st

TUESDAY, MAY 31ST
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. 1954 – To implement the President’s request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Camp / Ways and Means Committee)

2) H.R. 1484
– Veterans Appeals Improvement Act, as amended(Sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

3) H.R. 802
– To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a VetStar Award Program (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

4) S. 1082 – Small Business Temporary Extension Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Sen. Mary Landrieu / Small Business Committee)

5) S.Con.Res. 16
– Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha (Sponsored by Sen. Kahikina Akaka / House Administration Committee)

6) H.R. 1194
– To renew the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve demonstration projects designed to test innovative strategies in State child welfare programs (Sponsored by Rep. Jim McDermott / Ways and Means Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on “Formal Rulemaking and Judicial Review: Protecting Jobs and the Economy with Greater Regulatory Transparency and Accountability” (Monday, May 31st at 10:00 a.m.)