Tuesday, September 11th

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH
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: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

H.Res. 773 – A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 5544 – Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, and H.R. 5949 – FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Special Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Nugent / Rules Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 4631 – Government Spending Accountability Act of 2012, as amended
(Sponsored by Rep. Joe Walsh / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 538 – Government Customer Service Improvement Act, as amended
(Sponsored by Rep. Henry Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 4305 – Child and Elderly Missing Alert Program (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Judiciary Committee)

4) H.R. 2800 – To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Alert Program (Sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters / Judiciary Committee)

5) H.R. 6185 – Local Courthouse Safety Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sandy Adams / Judiciary Committee)

6) H.R. 1775 – Stolen Valor Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Judiciary Committee)

7) H.R. 6215 – To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to correct an error in the provisions relating to remedies for dilution, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

8) S. 3245 – A bill to extend by 3 years the authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program (Sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy / Judiciary Committee)

9) H.R. 6189 – To eliminate unnecessary reporting requirements for unfunded programs under the Office of Justice Programs, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers / Judiciary Committee)

10) H.R. 6080 – To make improvements in the enactment of title 41, United States Code, into a positive law title and to improve the code (Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith / Judiciary Committee)

11) H.R. 4057 – Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Gus Bilirakis / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

12) H.R. 3857 – Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act
(Sponsored by Rep. Bob Turner / Homeland Security Committee)

13) H.R. 6028 – No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Walsh / Homeland Security Committee)

14) H.R. 6131 – To extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Mary Bono Mack / Energy and Commerce Committee)

15) H.R. 5865 – American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Lipinski / Energy and Commerce Committee)

16) S. 710 – Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act (Sponsored by Sen. John Thune / Energy and Commerce Committee)

17) H.R. 1410 – Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

18) H.R. 1464 – North Korean Refugee Adoption Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Foreign Affairs Committee)

19) H.Res. 177 – Expressing support for internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that are necessary to ensure a lasting peace (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Grimm / Foreign Affairs Committee)

20) H.Res. 484 – Calling on the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to respect basic human rights and cease abusing vague national security provisions such as articles 79 and 88 of the Vietnamese penal code which are often the pretext to arrest and detain citizens who peacefully advocate for religious and political freedom (Sponsored by Rep. Loretta Sanchez / Foreign Affairs Committee)

21) S.Con.Res. 17 – A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan should be accorded observer status in the International Civil Aviation Organization (Sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Postponed Vote on H.R. 4264 – FHA Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act of 2012, as amended (Suspension) (Sponsored by Rep. Judy Biggert / Financial Services Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Impact of Financial Problems on Navy Shipbuilding and Defense Industries
(Tuesday, September 11, at 2:00 p.m.)