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The Weekly Leader - Steny Hoyer
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FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 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 28, 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 (13 Bills):

1)     S. 2457 - A bill to provide for extensions of leases of certain land by Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (Sen. Lieberman – Natural Resources)

2)     H.R. 3522 - To ratify a conveyance of a portion of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation to Rio Arriba County, State of New Mexico, pursuant to the settlement of litigation between the Jicarilla Apache Nation and Rio Arriba County, State of New Mexico, to authorize issuance of a patent for said lands, and to change the exterior boundary of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation accordingly, and for other purposes (Rep. Udall (NM) – Natural Resources)

3)     H.R. 3490 - Tuolumne Me-Wuk Land Transfer Act of 2007 (Rep. Radanovich – Natural Resources)

4)     H.Res. 1043 - Honoring the life and legacy of Chief Standing Bear, a pioneer in civil rights for Native Americans, on the 100th anniversary of Chief Standing Bear's death (Rep. Fortenberry – Natural Resources)

5)     S. 2739 - Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (Sen. Bingaman – Natural Resources)

6)     H.R. 5519 - Credit Union Regulatory Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Kanjorski – Financial Services)

7)     H.Res. 1079 - Supporting8)     H.R. 4332 - Financial Consumer Hotline Act of 2007 (Rep. Maloney – Financial Services) 

9)    H.Res. 578 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established a National Watermelon Month (Rep. Putnam – Oversight and Government Reform)

10)   H.Res. 892 - Expressing support for designation of March 11, 2008, as "National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day (Rep. Wilson (OH) – Oversight and Government Reform)

11)   H.Res. 1073 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the Nation during Public Service Recognition Week, May 5 through 11, 2008 (Rep. Davis (IL) – Oversight and Government Reform)

12)   H.Res. 49 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be established a National Letter Carriers Appreciation Day (Rep. Camp – Oversight and Government Reform)

13)   H.R. 5631 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1155 Seminole Trail in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the "Corporal Bradley T. Arms Post Office Building". (Rep. Goode – Oversight and Government Reform)



On Wednesday, the House will convene at 10:00 a.m. and recess immediately.  The House will then reconvene at approximately 10:40 a.m. in a Joint Meeting with the Senate to receive His Excellency, Bertie Ahern, Prime Minister of Ireland.  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business.  On Friday, no votes are expected in the House.


Suspensions (11 Bills):

1)     H.R. 1195 - To amend the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act:  A Legacy for Users to make technical corrections, and for other purposes (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)

2)     H.Con.Res. 308 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service (Rep. Norton - Transportation and Infrastructure)

3)     H.Res. 444 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, honoring the invaluable contributions of Charles Edward Taylor, regarded as the father of aviation maintenance, and recognizing the essential role of aviation maintenance technicians in ensuring the safety and security of civil and military aircraft (Rep. Filner - Transportation and Infrastructure)

4)     H.Res. 964 - Promoting the safe operation of 15-passenger vans (Rep. Duncan- Transportation and Infrastructure)

5)     H.R. 1777 - Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2007 (Rep. Delahunt – Judiciary)

6)     H.Con.Res. 330 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (Rep. Baldwin – Judiciary)

7)     H.Res. 1096 - Commending the University of Kansas Jayhawks for winning the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball championship (Rep. Moore (KS) – Education and Labor)

8)     H.Res. 1130 - Recognizing the roles and contributions of America's teachers to building and enhancing our Nation's civic, cultural, and economic well being. (Rep. Graves – Education and Labor)

9)     H.Res. 1100 - Congratulating the University of Iowa Hawkeyes Wrestling Team on Winning the 2008 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships (Rep. Loebsack – Education and Labor)

10)   H.Res. 1119 - Supporting the goals and ideals highlighted through National Volunteer Week (Rep. Platts – Education and Labor)

11)   H.Res. 1149 - Expressing support for the designation of April 2008 as National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month, and supporting efforts to devote new resources to research the causes of the disease, environmental and otherwise, along with treatments and workforce strategies to support individuals with sarcoidosis (Rep. Davis (IL) – Education and Labor)


H.R. 5522 – Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire Act of 2008 (Rep. George Miller (CA) – Education and Labor) (Subject to a Rule)


H.R. 493 – Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act as Amended (Rep. Slaughter – Education and Labor) (Subject to a Rule)




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