Wednesday, February 29th

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH
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: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

H.R. 1837 – San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Devin Nunes / Natural Resources Committee)

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

Rep. Tom McClintock Manager’s Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Mike Thompson / Anna Eshoo Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jerry McNerney Amendment #3 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jerry McNerney Amendment #4 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment #9 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Grace Napolitano Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment #8 (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Markey / Thompson (CA) / Matsui Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Garamendi Amendment #7 (10 minutes of debate)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3902 – To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to revise the timing of special elections for local office in the District of Columbia, as amended (Sponsored by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton / Oversight and Government Committee)

2) S. 1134
– St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act (Sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Natural Resources Committee / Budget Committee)

3) H.Res. 556
– Condemning the Government of Iran for its continued persecution, imprisonment, and sentencing of Youcef Nadarkhani on the charge of apostasy, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joseph Pitts / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Markup of “H.R. 452, the Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011” (Wednesday, February 29, at 10:00 a.m.)