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House Meets At…
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10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business


Fifteen “One Minutes” Per Side


Motion to go to conference on H.R. 1585 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Rep. Skelton – Armed Services).   Motion to Instruct Conferees.


Suspensions (16 bills):

1)       H.R. 3526 - To include all banking agencies within the existing regulatory authority under the Federal Trade Commission Act with respect to depository institutions, and for other purposes (Rep. Frank – Financial Services)

2)     H.R. 4043 - Preserving and Expanding Minority Depository Institutions Act (Rep. Watt – Financial Services)

3)     H.R. 2930 - Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2007 (Rep. Mahoney – Financial Services)

4)     H.R.3505 - Securities Law Technical Corrections Act of 2007 (Rep. Roskam – Financial Services)

5)     H.Con.Res.251 - Commending the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for its work of promoting energy efficiency for 30 years (Rep. Perlmutter - Science and Technology)

6)     S. 2371 - A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make technical corrections (Sen. Kennedy – Education and Labor)

7)     H.R. 2517 Protecting Our Children Comes First Act of 2007 (Rep. Lampson – Education and Labor)

8)     H.R. 3791 - SAFE Act of 2007 (Rep. Lampson – Judiciary)

9)     H.R. 1759 - Managing Arson Through Criminal History (MATCH) Act of 2007 (Rep. Bono – Judiciary)

10)   H.Res. 826 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the hanging of nooses is a horrible act when used for the purpose of intimidation and which under certain circumstances can be a criminal act that should be thoroughly investigated by Federal law enforcement authorities and that any criminal violations should be vigorously prosecuted (Rep. Al Green – Judiciary)

11)   S. 888 - Genocide Accountability Act of 2007 (Sen. Durbin / Rep. Berman – Judiciary)

12)   H.R. 3690 - U.S. Capitol Police and Library of Congress Police Merger Implementation Act of 2007 (Rep. Brady – House Administration)

13)    S.J.Res. 8 - A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Patricia Q. Stonesifer as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (Sen. Leahy – House Administration)

14)   H.Res. 822 - Recognizing the 100th anniversary year of the founding of the Port of Los Angeles (Rep. Richardson – Transportation and Infrastructure)

15)    H.R. 4253 - To improve and expand small business assistance programs for veterans of the armed forces and military reservists, and for other purposes (Rep. Altmire – Small Business)

16)    H.R. 4252 - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 through May 23, 2008, and for other purposes (Rep. Chabot – Small Business) 


Postponed Suspension Votes (3 bills):

1)     H.Con.Res. 147 - Recognizing 200 years of research, service to the people of the United States, and stewardship of the marine environment by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its predecessor agencies, and for other purposes (Rep. Brown (SC) – Natural Resources)

2)    H.R. 236 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to create a Bureau of Reclamation partnership with the North Bay Water Reuse Authority and other regional partners to achieve objectives relating to water supply, water quality, and environmental restoration (Rep. Mike Thompson – Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 2085 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the McGee Creek Authority certain facilities of the McGee Creek Project, Oklahoma, and for other purposes (Rep. Fallin – Natural Resources)


H.Res. ___ - Same-Day consideration of a Rule to consider Senate Amendments to H.R. 6 (Rules)


Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 6 ) to reduce our Nation's dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in alternative energy, and for other purposes (Subject to a Rule)