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The Weekly Leader - Steny Hoyer
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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2008

First Vote of the Week…
Last Vote Predicted…

Tuesday 6:30 p.m.

  Thursday p.m.
Legislative Program - 51600 | Floor Information - 57400 | Whip Information - 63210

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008

The House is not in Session.



The House will meet at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.


Suspensions (11 Bills):

1)     H.R. 3513 - Copper Salmon Wilderness Act (Rep. DeFazio – Natural Resources)

2)     H.R. 5151 - Wild Monongahela Act: A National Legacy for West Virginia's Special Places (Rep. Rahall– Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 831 - Coffman Cove Administrative Site Conveyance Act (Rep. Young (AK) – Natural Resources)

4)     H.R. 3734 - Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Act (Rep. Simpson– Natural Resources)

5)     H.Con.Res. 323 - Expressing Congressional support for the goals and ideals of National Health Care Decisions Day (Rep. Gingrey – Energy and Commerce)

6)     H.R. 5613 - Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008 (Rep. Dingell – Energy and Commerce)

7)     H.Res. 981 - Recognizing March 6, 2008, as the first-ever World Glaucoma Day, established to increase awareness of glaucoma, which is the second leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States and worldwide (Rep. Baldwin – Energy and Commerce)

8)     H.Res. 1112 - Recognizes 2008 as the International Year of the Reef (Rep. Baird – Science and Technology)

9)     H.Res. 1118 - Honoring the life and achievements of John Archibald Weaver and expressing condolences on his passing (Rep. Foster – Science and Technology)

10)   H.Res. 1117 - Declaring the support of the House of Representatives for the goals and ideals of Earth Day and for developing the scientific and technological capabilities to achieve those goals (Rep. McNerney – Science and Technology)

11)   H.Con.Res. 322 - Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the modern State of Israel and reaffirming the bonds of close friendship and cooperation between the United States and Israel (Reps. Pelosi / Boehner – Foreign Affairs)



On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.


Suspensions (8 Bills):

1)     H.R. 5479 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 117 North Kidd Street in Ionia, Michigan, as the "Alonzo Woodruff Post Office Building".(Rep. Ehlers - Oversight and Government Reform)

2)     H.R. 5528 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 Commercial Street in Brockton, Massachusetts, as the "Rocky Marciano Post Office Building". (Rep. Lynch - Oversight and Government Reform)

3)     H.R. 5483 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10449 White Granite Drive in Oakton, Virginia, as the "Private First Class David H. Sharrett II Post Office Building". (Rep. Davis (VA) - Oversight and Government Reform)

4)     H.R. 3721 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1190 Lorena Road in Lorena, Texas, as the "Marine Gunnery Sgt. John D. Fry Post Office Building". (Rep. Edwards (TX) - Oversight and Government Reform)

5)     H.R. 4185 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11151 Valley Boulevard in El Monte, California, as the "Marisol Heredia Post Office Building". (Rep. Solis - Oversight and Government Reform) 

6)     H.Res. 1016 - Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of William F. Buckley, Jr. (Rep. Feeney - Oversight and Government Reform)

7)     H.R. 3033 – Contractors and Federal Spending Accountability Act (Rep. Maloney - Oversight and Government Reform)

8)     H.R. 5712 - Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act (Rep. Welch - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 5819 - To amend the Small Business Act to improve the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, and for other purposes (Rep. Velazquez – Small Business) (Subject to a Rule)


H.R. 2830 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2007 (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule)



* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.

* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.      

* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.