Monday, January 23, 2012

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House will recess no later than 5:30 p.m. to allow a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President's State of the Union address. The House will meet again at approximately 8:35 p.m. for the purpose of receiving in a joint session with the Senate the President of the United States. First votes and last votes expected: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

One Minutes Speeches (15 per side)
Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 2070 - World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2011 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Johnson / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 290
- War Memorial Protection Act (Sponsored by Rep. Duncan Hunter / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 1022
- Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 3800
- To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. John Mica / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee / Ways and Means Committee)

5) H.Res. 516
- Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the passage of a fiscal year 2013 Federal budget is of national importance (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Nugent / Budget Committee)
Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630 - Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011 (One Hour of Debate) (Offered by Rep. Lois Capps)
Possible Motion to go to Conference on H.R. 658 - FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act and Possible Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees (One Hour of Debate)
Budget Committee Markup of “Budget Process Reform Bills
(Tuesday, January 24th, at 10:00 a.m.)