Wednesday, February 1st
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
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: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
One Minute Speeches (15 per side)
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 3835 – To extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and Federal Employees (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)
2) H.Res. 496 – Adjusting the amount provided for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Twelfth Congress (Sponsored by Rep. Daniel Lungren / House Administration Committee)
3) H.R. 3567 – Welfare Integrity Now for Children and Families Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Charles Boustany / Ways and Means Committee)
H.R. 1173 – Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011 (Modified Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Charles Boustany / Energy and Commerce Committee / Ways and Means Committee)
The rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order only those amendments that have been preprinted in the Congressional Record not later than the legislative day of Tuesday, January 31, 2012. The rule also provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment for a period not to exceed three hours.
Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630 – Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011 (One Hour of Debate) (Offered by Rep. Michael Michaud)
Special Order Speeches
COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Natural Resources Committee Markup of “Energy Jobs and Revenue Portion of American Energy Infrastructure & Jobs Act” (Wednesday, February 1st, at 10:00 a.m.)