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The Weekly Leader - Steny Hoyer
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First Vote of the Week…
Last Vote Predicted…

Monday 6:30 p.m.

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


Monday, march 10, 2008

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 (7 Bills):

1)     H.Res. 537 – Expressing support for the designation and goals of "National 9-1-1 Education Month". (Rep. Eshoo - Oversight and Government Reform)

2)     H.R. 3196 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 20 Sussex Street in Port Jervis, New York, as the "E. Arthur Gray Post Office Building". (Rep. Hall (NY) - Oversight and Government Reform)

3)     H.R. 4166 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 701 East Copeland Drive in Lebanon, Missouri, as the "Steve W. Allee Carrier Annex". (Rep. Skelton - Oversight and Government Reform)  

4)     H.Res. 924 - Congratulating Iowa State University of Science and Technology for 150 years of leadership and service to the United States and the world as Iowa's land-grant university (Rep. Braley – Education and Labor)

5)     H.Res. 948 - Congratulating the University of Kansas ("KU") football team for winning the 2008 FedEx Orange Bowl and having the most successful year in program history (Rep. Boyda – Education and Labor)

6)     H.Res. 493 -Congratulating the women's water polo team of the University of California, Los Angeles, for winning the 2007 NCAA Division I Women's Water Polo National Championship, and congratulating UCLA on its 100th NCAA sports national title, making it the most accomplished athletic program in NCAA history (Rep. Lewis (CA) – Education and Labor)

7)     H.R. 3361 - To make technical corrections related to the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)


Tuesday, March 11, 2008 and the balance of the week

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. for morning hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. On Wednesday and Friday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:30 a.m. for legislative business.


Suspensions (8 Bills):

1)     H.R. 5492 – To authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to construct a greenhouse facility at its museum support facility in Suitland, Maryland, and for other purposes (Rep. Matsui – Transportation and Infrastructure)

2)     H.Res. 936 – Honoring the 200th anniversary of the Gallatin Report on Roads and Canals, celebrating the national unity the Gallatin Report engendered, and recognizing the vast contributions that national planning efforts have provided to the United States (Rep. Blumenauer – Transportation and Infrastructure)

3)     H.Res. 854 - Expressing gratitude to all of the member states of the International Commission of the International Tracing Service (ITS) on ratifying the May 2006 Agreement to amend the 1955 Bonn Accords granting open access to vast Holocaust and other World War II related archives located in Bad Arolsen, Germany (Rep. Hastings (FL) – Foreign Affairs)

4)     H.Con.Res. 290 – Commemorating the 175th anniversary of the special relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Thailand (Rep. Manzullo - Foreign Affairs)

5)     H. Res. ___ – Recognizing the 187th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating Greek and American Democracy (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen – Foreign Affairs)

6)     H.Res. 945 - Raising awareness and promoting education on the criminal justice system by establishing March 2008 as "National Criminal Justice Month." (Rep. Poe – Judiciary)

7)     H.R. 4056 - The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Congressional Badge of Bravery Act of 2008 (Rep. Ellsworth – Judiciary)

8)     H.R. 1312 - Arts Require Timely Service (ARTS) Act (Rep. Berman – Judiciary)


*Possible Vote on Overriding the President’s Veto of H.R. 2082 - The Intelligence Authorization Act of 2008.


H.Res. 895 – A resolution establishing within the House of Representatives an Office of Congressional Ethics (Rep. Capuano – Rules) (Subject to a Rule)


H.Con.Res. ___ – Revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2010 through 2013 (Rep. Spratt – Budget) (Subject to a Rule)


*Possible consideration of Legislation Regarding the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.


* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.

* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.      

* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.