Wednesday, December 14th

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

Conference Report on H.R. 1540 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
(Conference Report Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / Armed Services Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2719 – Rattlesnake Mountain Public Access Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 443
– To provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association located in Kotzebue, Alaska (Sponsored by Rep. Don Young / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 1466
– To resolve the status of certain persons legally residing in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands under the immigration laws of the United States (Sponsored by Del. Gregorio Sablan / Natural Resources Committee)

4) S. 278
– Sugar Loaf Fire Protection District Land Exchange Act (Sponsored by Sen. Mark Udall / Natural Resources Committee)

Postponed Vote on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2668 – A bill to designate the station of the United States Border Patrol located at 2136 South Naco Highway in Bisbee, Arizona, as the “Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station” (Sponsored by Rep. Darrell Issa / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

2) H.R. 1264
– To designate the property between the United States Federal Courthouse and the Ed Jones Building located at 109 South Highland Avenue in Jackson, Tennessee, as the “M.D. Anderson Plaza” and to authorize the placement of a historical/identification marker on the grounds recognizing the achievements and philanthropy of M.D. Anderson, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Stephen Fincher / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

3) H.R. 3421
– Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Financial Services Committee)

4) H.R. 886
– United States Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack / Financial Services Committee)

5) H.R. 1905
– Iran Threat Reduction Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 2105
– Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Reform and Modernization Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade Hearing on “The Trans-Pacific Partnership
(Wednesday, December 14th, 10:00 a.m.)