Wednesday, July 27th

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27TH
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 – 2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (15 per side)

H.R. 440 – To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Wolf / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Continue Consideration of H.R. 2584 – Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Simpson / Appropriations Committee)

The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order any amendment offered that complies with the House rules.

Postponed Amendment Votes:

Rep. Hansen Clarke Amendment
Rep. Norm Dicks Amendment
Rep. Paul Tonko Amendment
Rep. Justin Amash Amendment
Rep. Robert Dold Amendment
Rep. Tom Reed Amendment
Rep. Steve Scalise Amendment

Postponed Vote on H.R. 2056 – To instruct the Inspector General of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to study the impact of insured depository institution failures, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Westmoreland / Financial Services Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Natural Resources Committee Hearing on “State Perspectives on Offshore Revenue Sharing
(Wednesday, July 27th, 10:00 a.m.)