Wednesday, July 25th

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH
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: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

H.R. 6168 – President Obama’s Proposed 2012-2017 Offshore Drilling Lease Sale Plan Act (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

Complete Consideration of H.R. 6082 – Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Rush Holt Amendment #14
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #4
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment #5
Rep. Rush Holt Amendment #13
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment #9
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment #10

Postponed Vote on H.R. 459 – Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (Suspension)
(Sponsored by Rep. Ron Paul / Oversight and Government Reform Committee / Financial Services Committee)

Begin Consideration of H.R. 4078 – Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Griffin / Oversight and Government Reform Committee / Judiciary Committee)

The rule provides for two hours of general debate and makes in order the following amendments:

Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Conyers Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Dennis Kucinich Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Daniel Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Edward Markey Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Mel Watt Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David Loesback Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Laura Richardson Amendment #8 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Laura Richardson Amendment #10 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Gerald Connolly Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bill Posey Amendment #48 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Jerrold Nadler Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David McKinley Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David Schweikert Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. George Miller Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Lynn Woosley Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Maxine Waters Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Mike Fitzpatrick / Scott Garrett Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bill Posey Amendment #50 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Carolyn Maloney Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Reps. Don Manzullo / Mike McIntyre Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis Amendment #39 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis Amendment #40 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Bill Posey Amendment #68 (10 minutes of debate)

Special Orders

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Small Business Committee Hearing on “Tales of Resilience: Small Business Survival in the Recession
(Wednesday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m.)