Wednesday, February 15th

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH
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: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 3408 – Protecting Investment in Oil Shale the Next Generation of Environmental, Energy, and Resource Security (PIONEERS) Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Doug Lamborn / Natural Resources Committee / Energy and Commerce Committee)

The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Anna Eshoo Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Markey / Cohen / Welch / Connolly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bobby Rush Amendment #93 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Michael Doyle / Christopher Murphy Amendment  (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jared Polis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Doc Hastings Amendment #154 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Lois Capps Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Bishop (NY) / Crowley / Rangel / Pascrell / Pingree Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Cedric Richmond Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Jeff Landry / Cedric Richmond Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Ted Deutch Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Mike Thompson / Lynn Woolsey Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Holt / Bass / Dingell / Dold / Gerlach / Murphy (CT) / Kind Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Doc Hastings Amendment #157 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #53 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #54 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Raul Labrador Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Scalise / Bonner / Landry / Miller (FL) / Palazzo / Southerland / Olson / Richmond Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2079 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10 Main Street in East Rockaway, New York, as the “John J. Cook Post Office”(Sponsored by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 3247
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Town and Country Commons in Chesterfield, Missouri, as the “Lance Corporal Matthew P. Pathenos Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Todd Akin / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 3248
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 112 South 5th Street in Saint Charles, Missouri, as the “Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Todd Akin / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing on “Reauthorization of MDUFA: What It Means for Jobs, Innovation and Patients” (Wednesday, February 15th, at 10:15 a.m.)