Tuesday, October 11th

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH
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. Members are advised that the 6:30 p.m. vote series will be longer than usual.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2433 – Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored Rep. Jeff Miller / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. 2074
– Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

3) H.R. 2302 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to notify Congress of conferences sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Sponsored by Rep. Marlin Stutzman / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

4) H.R. 2349
– Veterans’ Benefits Training Improvement Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Jon Runyan / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

5) H.R. 1263
– To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide surviving spouses with certain protections relating to mortgages and mortgage foreclosures (Sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 1025
– To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize the service in the reserve components of certain persons by honoring them with status as veterans under law (Sponsored by Rep. Timothy Walz / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

Continue Consideration of H.R. 2250 – EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Morgan Griffith / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order only those amendments that have been preprinted in the Congressional Record.

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3078 – United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Closed Rule, 90 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Ways and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3079 – United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Closed Rule, 90 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Ways and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3080 – United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Closed Rule, 90 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Ways and Means Committee)

Begin Consideration of the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832 – To extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Camp / Ways and Means Committee)

 

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hearing on “Ongoing Intelligence Activities
(Tuesday, October 11th, 4:00 p.m.)