Wednesday, December 19th

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19TH
On Wednesday, 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: TBD

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.Res. 668 – To refer H.R. 5862, a bill making congressional reference to the United States Court of Federal Claims pursuant to sections 1492 and 2509 of title 28, United States Code, the Indian trust-related claims of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) as well as its individual members (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole / Judiciary Committee)

2) H.R. 6672 – To reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Mike Rodgers (MI) / Energy and Commerce Committee)

3) S. 1440 – PREEMIE Reauthorization Act, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander / Energy and Commerce Committee)

4) H.R. 1509 – Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sam Johnson / Ways and Means Committee)

5) H.R. 1845 – Medicare IVIG Access Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)

6) H.R. 6655 – To establish a commission to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities resulting from child abuse and neglect (Sponsored by Rep. Lloyd Doggett / Ways and Means Committee)

7) H.R. 6612 – To redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin McCarthy / Science, Space and Technology Committee)

8) H.R. 6633 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 101 East Pecan Street in Sherman, Texas, as the “Paul Brown United States Courthouse” (Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

9) H.R. 6166 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 333 West Broadway Street in San Diego, California, as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse” (Sponsored by Rep. Susan Davis / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

10) S. 3311 – A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 2601 2nd Avenue North, Billings, Montana, as the “James F. Battin United States Courthouse” (Sponsored by Sen. Max Baucus / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

11) H.R. 3197 – To name the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Spokane, Washington, as the “Mann-Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center” (Sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

12) H.R. 6443 – To designate the facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs located at 9800 West Commercial Boulevard in Sunrise, Florida, as the “William ‘Bill’ Kling VA Clinic” (Sponsored by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

13) S. 925 – Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Sen. Barbara Boxer / Natural Resources Committee)

14) H.R. 4062 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1444 Main Street in Ramona, California, as the “Nelson ‘Mac’ MacWilliams Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

15) H.R. 6587 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 225 Simi Village Drive in Simi Valley, California, as the “Postal Inspector Terry Asbury Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Elton Gallegly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

16) H.R. 3869 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 600 East Capitol Avenue in Little Rock, Arkansas, as the “Sidney ‘Sid’ Sanders McMath Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Griffin / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

17) H.R. 3378 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the “Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Dan Benishek / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

18) H.R. 4389 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 19 East Merced Street in Fowler, California, as the “Cecil E. Bolt Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Costa / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

19) H.R. 6260 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 211 Hope Street in Mountain View, California, as the “Lieutenant Kenneth M. Ballard Memorial Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

20) H.R. 6379 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6239 Savannah Highway in Ravenel, South Carolina, as the “Representative Curtis B. Inabinett, Sr. Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

21) H.R. 6016 – Government Employee Accountability Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Kelly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

22) S. 3564 – Public Interest Declassification Board Reauthorization Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. Joe Lieberman / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

23) S. 2170 – Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Sen. Daniel Akaka / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK
Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions hearing on: “Challenges Facing Multiemployer Pension Plans: Evaluating PBGC’s Insurance Program and Financial Outlook “ (Wednesday, December 19th at 10:00 a.m.)