Wednesday, November 16th

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH
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 (20 per side)

Senate Amendment to H.R. 674 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain healthcare-related programs, and for other purposes (Suspension, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Wally Herger / Ways and Means Committee)

H.R. 822 – National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Cliff Stearns / Judiciary Committee)

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

Rep. Robert Woodall Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Alcee Hastings Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. John Conyers Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Hank Johnson Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Steve Cohen Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Amendment #2 (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes of debate)
Rep. David Reichert Amendment (10 minutes of debate)

Postponed Votes on Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 3004 – To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 260 California Drive in Yountville, California, as the “Private First Class Alejandro R. Ruiz Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Thompson / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

2) H.R. 2660
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 North Holderrieth Boulevard in Tomball, Texas, as the “Tomball Veterans Post Office” (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

3) H.R. 2415
– To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11 Dock Street in Pittston, Pennsylvania, as the “Trooper Joshua D. Miller Post Office Building” (Sponsored by Rep. Lou Barletta / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

4) H.R. 1791
– To designate the United States courthouse under construction at 101 South United States Route 1 in Fort Pierce, Florida, as the “Alto Lee Adams, Sr., United States Courthouse” (Sponsored by Rep. Thomas Rooney / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

Special Order Speeches

COMMITTEE ACTIVITY OF THE DAY
Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Hearing on “Insurance Oversight and Legislative Proposals” (Wednesday, November 16th, 10:00 a.m.)