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House Meets At…
Last Vote Predicted…

  9:00 a.m.: Morning Hour

10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business


Unlimited “One Minutes” Per Side

  5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  

Suspensions (21 Bills):

1)     H.R. 6081 - The Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)

2)     H.Res. 1185 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should recognize the important contributions of Americans who serve as foster parents and, in doing so, unselfishly open their homes and family lives to children in need (Rep. McDermott – Ways and Means)  

3)     H.Res. __ - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that youth who age out of foster care should be given special care and attention (Rep. Lewis (GA) – Ways and Means)

4)     H.Res. 1054 - Honoring the service and achievements of women in the Armed Forces and female veterans (Rep. Davis (CA) – Armed Services)

5)     H.Res. 986 - Recognizing the courage and sacrifice of those members of the United States Armed Forces who were held as prisoners of war during the Vietnam conflict and calling for a full accounting of the 1,729 members of the Armed Forces who remain unaccounted for from the Vietnam conflict (Rep. Boehner– Armed Services)

6)     H.Res. 961 - Commending the Alaska Army National Guard for its service to the State of Alaska and the citizens of the United States (Rep. Young (AK) – Armed Services)

7)     H.Con.Res. 32 - Honoring the members of the United States Air Force who were killed in the June 25, 1996, terrorist bombing of the Khobar Towers United States military housing compound near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (Rep. Miller (FL) – Armed Services)

8)     H.R. 2790 - To establish the position of Director of Physician Assistant Services within the office of the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health as amended (Rep. Hare – Veterans’ Affairs)

9)     H.R. 3681 - Veterans Benefits Awareness Act of 2007 (Rep. Boozman – Veterans’ Affairs)

10)   H.R. 3819 - Veterans Emergency Care Fairness Act of 2007 (Rep. Space – Veterans’ Affairs)

11)   H.R. 3889 – To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a longitudinal study of the vocational rehabilitation programs administered by the Secretary (Rep. Boozman – Veterans’ Affairs)

12)   H.R. 5554 - Veterans Substance Use Disorders Prevention and Treatment Act of 2008 (Rep. Michaud – Veterans’ Affairs)

13)   H.R. 5664 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update at least once every six years the plans and specifications for specially adapted housing furnished to veterans by the Secretary (Rep. Rodriguez– Veterans’ Affairs)

14)   H.R. 5729 - Spina Bifida Health Care Program Expansion Act (Rep. Ellsworth– Veterans’ Affairs)

15)   H.R. 5826 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2008 (Rep. Rodriguez– Veterans’ Affairs)

16)   H.R. 5856 - Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Authorization and Lease Act of 2008 (Rep. Michaud– Veterans’ Affairs)

17)   H.R. 6048 - To amend the Service members Civil Relief Act to provide for the protection of child custody arrangements for parents who are members of the Armed Forces deployed in support of a contingency operation (Rep. Turner– Veterans’ Affairs)

18)   S. 3029 - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 through February 28, 2009, and for other purposes (Sen. Kerry – Small Business)

19)   H.Res. 1195 - Expressing condolences and sympathy to the people of the People’s Republic of China for the grave loss of life and vast destruction caused by the massive earthquake centered in Sichuan Province (Rep. Wu – Foreign Affairs)

20)   H.Res. 1194 - Reaffirming the support of the House of Representatives for the legitimate, democratically-elected Government of Lebanon under Prime Minister Fouad Siniora (Rep. Berman – Foreign Affairs)

21)   S. __ - To temporarily extend the programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Sen. Kennedy – Education and Labor)



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