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Washington, September 24, 2008 | comments
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
House meets at 10:00 a.m.

Fifteen one minutes per side.

H.R. 2638 - The Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (Rep. Obey – Appropriations)
Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate
Question of Consideration on H.Res. 1488, the rule providing for consideration of H.R. 2638 - The Considolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (unfunded mandates point of order) 
Q.O.C. Y    242 N    168
P.Q. Y    231 N    198
Rule Y    228 N    202
Passage Y    370 N    58 P    1

H.R. ___- Energy Production and Conservation Tax Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)
_____ Rule, _____ Hour of Debate
Rule Y N
Passage Y N

Suspensions (15 Bills):

1. S. 3001 -
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 as Amended (Sen. Levin– Armed Services)
Y    392 N    39
2.H.Res. 1421 - Solemnly commemorating the 25th anniversary of the tragic October 1983 terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon and remembering those who lost their lives and those who were injured (Rep. Walter Jones – Armed Services)
 Vote Ordered Y N
3. H.R. 7005 – The Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)
Y    393 N    30
4. H.R. 7006 – The Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008 (Rep. Rangel – Ways and Means)
Y    419 N    4
5. H.R. 6849 -
To amend the commodity provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to permit producers to aggregate base acres and reconstitute farms to avoid the prohibition on receiving direct payments, counter-cyclical payments, or average crop revenue election payments when the sum of the base acres of a farm is 10 acres or less (Rep. Etheridge – Agriculture)
Passed Voice Y N
6. S. 2324– Inspector General Reform Act of 2008 (Sen. McCaskill (MO) – Oversight and Government Reform)
 OFF Y N
7. H.R. 6406 - To elevate the Inspector General of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to an Inspector General appointed pursuant to section 3 of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (Rep. Larson – Oversight and Government Reform)
Passed Voice Y N
8. H.R. 6847 - To designate the "First Lieutenant Noah Harris Ellijay Post Office Building in Ellijay, Georgia(Rep. Deal – Oversight and Government Reform)
 Vote Requested Y N
9. H. Res. 1492 - Concurring in the Senate amendment to the bill, H.R. 2095, Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act with an amendment (Rep. Oberstar – Transportation and Infrastructure)
Adopted Voice Y N
10. H.R. 6999 - The Integrated Deepwater Program Reform Act of 2008 (Rep. Cummings – Transportation and Infrastructure)
 Off Y N
11. S. 3009 - J. James Exon Federal Bureau of Investigation Building (Sen. Nelson (NE) – Transportation and Infrastructure)
Passed Voice Y N
12. H. Res. 1376 - Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Okeechobee Hurricane of September 1928 and its associated tragic loss of life (Rep. Hastings – Transportation and Infrastructure)
Adopted Voice Y N
13. S. 2162 - Veterans' Mental Health and Other Care Improvements Act of 2008 (Sen. Akaka – Veterans’ Affairs
Passed Voice Y N
14. S. 3023 - Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008 (Sen. Akaka – Veterans’ Affairs)
Passed Voice Y N
15. H.R. 6980 - To  authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the amount of the Medal of Honor special pension provided under that title by up to $1,000. (Rep. Brown (SC) – Veterans’ Affairs)
Passed Voice Y N

Postponed Suspension Votes (20 Bills):

1. H.R. 160 -
Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Protection Act (Rep. Holt – Natural Resources)

Passed Voice Y N

2. H.R. 2933 - Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2008 (Rep. Gary Miller (CA) - Natural Resources)

Passed Voice Y N

3. H.R. 4828 - Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park Boundary Expansion and Redesignation Act of 2008 (Rep. Ortiz – Natural Resources)

Passed Voice Y N
4. S. 2606 - To reauthorize the United States Fire Administration (Sen. Dodd – Science and Technology)

 Passed

418

2

5. H.R. 6323 - To establish a research, development, demonstration, and commercial application program to promote research of appropriate technologies for heavy duty plug-in hybrid vehicles (Rep. Sensenbrenner – Science and Technology)

Passed Voice Y N
6. H.Con.Res. 255 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the U.S. commitment to preservation of religious and cultural sites and condemning instances where sites are desecrated (Rep. Ferguson – Foreign Affairs)

Vote Ordered

Y

N

7. H.Res. 1451 - Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Establishment Resolution (Rep. McGovern – Foreign Affairs)

Passed Voice Y N
8. H.Res. 1461 - Recognizing the Tenth Anniversary of the terrorist bombings of the United States embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dares Salaam, Tanzania (Rep. Scott (GA) – Foreign Affairs)

Vote Requested

Y

N

9. H.R. 758 - The Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2007 (Rep. DeLauro – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Ordered

Y

N

10. H.R. 6469 - The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Organ Transplant Authorization Act of 2008 (Rep. DeGette – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Requested

Y

N

11. H.R. 1532 - Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007 (Rep. Gene Green (TX) – Energy and Commerce)

Passed Voice Y N

12. H.R. 2994 - National Pain Care Policy Act of 2007 (Rep. Capps – Energy and Commerce)

Passed Voice Y N
13. H.R. 5265 - Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2008 (Rep. Engel – Energy and Commerce)

 Passed

Y    418

N    2

14. H.R. 6901 - Meth Free Families and Communities Act (Rep. Hooley – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Requested

Y

N

15. H.Con.Res. 393 - Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month (Rep. Pickering – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Requested

Y

N

16. H.Res. 988 - Designating the month of March 2008 as "MRSA Awareness Month" (Rep. Matheson – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Requested

Y

N

17. H.R. 1014 - Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act (Rep. Capps – Energy and Commerce)

Vote Requested

Y

N

18. H.R. 4544 - Code Talkers Recognition Act of 2008 (Rep. Boren – Financial Services)

Vote Requested

Y

N

19. H.R. 6950 - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Gift of Life Medal Act of 2008 (Rep. Stark – Financial Services)

Vote Requested

Y

N

20. H.R. 3018 - Family Self-Sufficiency Act of 2007 (Rep. Biggert – Financial Services)

Vote Requested

Y

N

 H.Res. 1489 Same Day Consideration Rule – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules (Rep. Slaughter – Rules)

P.Q. Y N

Adoption

Y N


Special Orders:
Democrats have the first hour.

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