Wednesday, September 19th

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On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for
legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

One Minute Speeches

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 6060 – Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 5987 – Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Doc Hastings / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 1461 – Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Stevan Pearce / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 3319 – To allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine the requirements for membership in that tribe (Sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.Res. 786 – Honoring the four United States public servants who died in Libya and condemning the attacks on United States diplomatic facilities in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen (Sponsored by Rep. John Boehner / Foreign Affairs Committee)

6) H.R. 3783 – Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Duncan / Foreign Affairs Committee)

7) H.Res. 526 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect toward the establishment of a democratic and prosperous Republic of Georgia and the establishment of a peaceful and just resolution to the conflict with Georgia’s internationally recognized borders, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Shuster / Foreign Affairs Committee)

8) H.R. 4158 – To confirm full ownership rights for certain United States astronauts to artifacts from the astronauts’ space missions (Sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall / Science, Space and Technology Committee)

9) H.R. 6375 – To authorize certain Department of Veterans Affairs major medical facility projects and leases, to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain authorities of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

10) H.R. 5948 – Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Johnson / Veterans’ Affairs Committee)

11) H.R. 6324 – Cutting Federal Unnecessary and Expensive Leasing Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Hanna / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

12) H.R. 6410 – Buffett Rule Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Scalise / Ways and Means Committee)

13) H.R. 5044 – Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Scott DesJarlais / Ways and Means Committee)

14) H.R. 2903 – FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Denham / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Homeland Security Committee)

15) H.R. 5912 – To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions, and to provide for the return of previously distributed funds for deficit reduction, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole / House Administration Committee)

16) H.R. 6296 – Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Lou Barletta / Small Business Committee)

17) H.R. 6368 – Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012 (Sponsored by Rep. Quico Canseco / Judiciary Committee)

18) H.R. 6361 – Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Heck / Financial Services Committee)

19) H.R. 2440 – Market Transparency and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2011, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Hurt / Financial Services Committee)

20) H.R. __ – To provide flexibility with respect to U.S. support for assistance provided by international financial institutions for Burma, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce / Financial Services Committee)

21) H.R. 2827 – To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisors, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Dold / Financial Services Committee)

22) H.R. 5910 – Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robert Dold / Energy and Commerce Committee)

23) H.R. 4212 – Contaminated Drywall Safety Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Rigell / Energy and Commerce Committee)

24) H.R. 4124 – Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Adam Kinzinger / Energy and Commerce Committee)

25) H.R. 6163 – National Pediatric Research Network Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers / Energy and Commerce Committee)

26) H.R. 6118 – Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Grimm / Energy and Commerce Committee)

27) H.R. 733 – Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act of 2012, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Anna Eshoo / Energy and Commerce Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Rules Committee meeting on “H.R. 3409, the Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act, and H.J. Res. 118, the Congressional Disapproval of Waiver of Work Requirements” (Wednesday, September 19, at 5:00 p.m.)