Wednesday, July 6th

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On Wednesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. **Members are advised that the 6:30 p.m. vote series is expected to last longer than usual.**

One Minute Speeches

Continue Consideration of H.R. 2219 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 (Open Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Young / Appropriations Committee)

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

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.Res. 268 – Reaffirming the United States’ commitment to a negotiated settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Eric Cantor / Foreign Affairs Committee)

2) H.R. 515 – Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Hearing on
Federal Government Spectrum Use” (Wednesday, July 6th, at 2:00 p.m.)