Thursday, August 02, 2012

U.S. House schedule for Thursday, August 2, 2012

From Majority Leader Eric Cantor....

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
First votes expected: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Last votes expected: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

One Minute Speeches (5 per side)

H.Res. __ - In the matter of allegations relating to Representative Laura Richardson (Privileged Resolution, One Hour of Debate) (Ethics Committee)

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 2139 - Lions Club International Century of Service Commemorative Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Pete Roskam / Financial Services Committee)

2) H.R. 5986
- To amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third-country fabric program and to add South Sudan to the list of countries eligible for designation under that Act, to make technical corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States relating to the textile and apparel rules of origin for the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement, to approve the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Dave Camp / Ways and Means Committee)
H.R. 6233 - Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate)
(Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Agriculture Committee)

H.R. 6169 - Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. David Dreier / Rules Committee)
The rule provides for one hour of general debate, two hours of debate on the subject of reforming the tax code, and makes in order the following amendment:
Rep. Louise Slaughter Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (20 minutes of debate)
Postponed Vote on H.Con.Res. 127 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived (Suspension) (Sponsored by Rep. Mary Bono Mack / Energy and Commerce Committee)

Special Order Speeches

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on “The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on Growing Differences for Energy Development on Federal vs. Non-Federal Lands” (Thursday, August 2nd, at 9:00 a.m.)

No comments: