Rush To Adjourn

With Congress ready to get out of town, it's time for "Legislative Cats & Dogs" - which means just about anything can hit the floor before lawmakers leave for the elections.  Here's the list from the House for today:

Suspensions (85 Bills)



1605  - Recognizing the service of the medical and air crews in helping

our wounded warriors make the expeditious and safe trip home to the United

States and commending the personnel of the Air Force for their commitment to

the well-being of all our service men and women (Rep. Thompson (CA) - Armed



H.Con.Res. 319 - Recognizing the

anniversary of the tragic shootings that occurred at Fort Hood, Texas, on

November 5, 2009 (Rep. Carter - Armed Services)


H.Res. 1630 - Expressing support

for National POW/MIA Recognition Day (Rep. Lipinski - Armed Services)


H.Res. 1378 - Condemning the theft

from the Mojave National Preserve of the national Mojave Cross memorial

honoring American soldiers who died in World War I (Rep. Lewis (CA) - Natural



H.Res. 1636 - Celebrating the 75th

anniversary of the Hoover Dam (Rep. Napolitano - Natural Resources)


Senate Amendment to H.R. 714 - To authorize the

Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National

Park (Rep. Christensen - Natural Resources)


H.R. 5360 - Blinded Veterans

Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2010 (Rep. Herseth Sandlin - Veterans'



H.R. 6132 - Veterans Benefits and

Economic Welfare Improvement Act of 2010 (Rep. Filner - Veterans' Affairs)


H.R. 3685 - To require the

Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include on the main page of the Internet

website of the Department of Veterans Affairs a hyperlink to the VetSuccess

Internet website and to publicize such Internet website (Rep. Stearns -

Veterans' Affairs)


H.R. 3787 - To amend title 38,

United States Code, to deem certain service in the reserve components as active

service for purposes of laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

(Rep. Walz - Veterans' Affairs)


H.R. 5630 - To amend title 38,

United States Code, to provide for qualifications for vocational rehabilitation

counselors and vocational rehabilitation employment coordinators employed by

the Department of Veterans Affairs (Rep. Boozman - Veterans' Affairs)


H.R. 5993 - SAVINGS Act of 2010

(Rep. Halvorson - Veterans' Affairs)


H.R. 2853 - All-American Flag Act

(Rep. Braley - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 4602 - To designate the

facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1332 Sharon Copley Road

in Sharon Center, Ohio, as the "Emil Bolas Post Office" (Rep.

Boccieri - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 5606 - To designate the

facility of the United States Postal Service located at 47 South 7th Street in

Indiana, Pennsylvania, as the "James M. 'Jimmy' Stewart Post Office

Building" (Rep. Critz - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 5605 - To designate the

facility of the United States Postal Service located at 47 East Fayette Street

in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, as the "George C. Marshall Post Office"

(Rep. Critz - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 6026 - Access to

Congressionally Mandated Reports Act (Rep. Driehaus - Oversight and Government



H.R. 6014 - To designate the

facility of the United States Postal Service located at 212 Main Street in

Hartman, Arkansas, as the "M.R. 'Bucky' Walters Post Office" (Rep.

Boozman - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.Res. 1442 - Supporting the goals

and ideals of United States Military History Month (Rep. Duncan - Oversight and

Government Reform)


H.Res. 1546 - Congratulating the

Washington Stealth for winning the National Lacrosse League Championship (Rep.

Inslee - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.Res. 1479 - Supporting the United

States Paralympics, honoring the Paralympic athletes (Rep. Lance - Oversight

and Government Reform)


H.R. 6118 - To designate the

facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2 Massachusetts Avenue,

N.E., in Washington, D.C., as the "Dorothy I. Height Post Office

Building" (Rep. Norton - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.Res. 1617 - Supporting the goals

and purpose of Gold Star Mothers Day, which is observed on the last Sunday in

September of each year in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by mothers

who lose a son or daughter serving in the Armed Forces (Rep. Roskam - Oversight

and Government Reform)


H.Res. 1603 - Expressing support

for designation of September 2010 as National Craniofacial Acceptance Month

(Rep. Ross - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. 3243 - To amend section 5542

of title 5, United States Code, to provide that any hours worked by Federal

firefighters under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be excluded for

purposes of determinations relating to overtime pay (Rep. Sarbanes - Oversight

and Government Reform)


S. 3196 - Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of

2010 (Sen. Kaufman - Oversight and Government Reform)


H.R. __ - To authorize the transfer of naval vessels to

certain foreign recipients (Rep. Berman - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. 1326 - Calling on the

Government of Japan to immediately address the growing problem of abduction to

and retention of United States citizen minor children in Japan, to work closely

with the Government of the United States to return these children to their

custodial parent or to the original jurisdiction for a custody determination in

the United States, to provide left-behind parents immediate access to their

children, and to adopt without delay the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil

Aspects of International Child Abduction (Rep. Moran (VA) - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. 1631 - Calling for the

protection of religious sites and artifacts from and in Turkish-occupied areas

of northern Cyprus as well as for general respect for religious freedom (Rep.

Bilirakis - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. 1588 - Expressing the sense

of the House of Representatives on the importance of the full implementation of

the Comprehensive Peace Agreement to help ensure peace and stability in Sudan

during and after mandated referenda (Rep. Capuano - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. __ - Honoring

the lives of the brave and selfless aid workers, doctors, and nurses who died

in the tragic attack of August 5, 2010, in northern Afghanistan (Rep.

Pitts - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. __ - Expressing

support for the 33 trapped Chilean miners following the Copiapo mining disaster

and the Government of Chile as it works to rescue the miners and reunite them

with their families (Rep. Mack - Foreign Affairs)


H.Res. __ - Expressing

support for the goals and ideals of the Inaugural USA Science and Engineering

Festival in Washington, D.C. (Rep. Bilbray - Science and Technology)


H.Res. 1421 - Recognizing the 40th

anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission and the heroic actions of both the crew

and those working at mission control in Houston, Texas, for bringing the three

astronauts, Fred Haise, Jim Lovell, and Jack Swigert, home to Earth safely

(Rep. Poe - Science and Technology)


H.R. 6160 - Rare Earths and

Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2010 (Rep. Dahlkemper - Science and



H.R. 6200 - WIPA and PABSS Extension Act of 2010 (Rep. Pomeroy - Ways and Means)


H.R. 4337 - Regulated Investment

Company Modernization Act (Rep. Rangel - Ways and Means)


H.R. 4168 - Algae-based Renewable

Fuel Promotion Act (Rep. Teague - Ways and Means)


Senate Amendment to H.R. 3980 - Redundancy

Elimination and Enhanced Performance for Preparedness Grants Act (Rep. Cuellar

- Homeland Security)


Senate Amendment to H.R. 553 - Reducing

Over-Classification Act (Rep. Harman - Homeland Security)


H.R. 5458 - Christopher Bryski

Student Loan Protection Act (Rep. Adler - Financial Services)


H.R. 3421 - Medical Debt Relief

Act (Rep. Kilroy - Financial Services)


H.R. __ - To amend the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 to include certain

construction and land development loans in the definition of small business

lending (Rep. Miller (NC) - Financial Services)


H.R. 6058 - Wounded Warrior and

Military Survivor Housing Assistance Act of 2010 (Rep. Paulsen - Financial



H.R. 4072 - AMERICA Works Act

(Rep. Minnick - Education and Labor)


H.Con.Res. __ - Recognizing

the goals and ideals of sickle cell disease awareness month (Rep. Fudge

- Education and Labor)


H.Res. 1637 - Supporting the goals

and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2010 and expressing

the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to

raise awareness of domestic violence in the United States and its devastating

effects on families and communities, and support programs and practices

designed to prevent and end domestic violence (Rep. Poe - Education and Labor)


H.Res. 1645 - Expressing support

for designation of the week beginning on November 8, 2010, as National School

Psychology Week (Rep. Loebsack - Education and Labor)


House Amendment to S. 3839 - Providing for an additional temporary

extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business

Investment Act of 1958 (Sen. Landrieu - Small Business)


H.Res. 1639 - Recognizing the

contributions of the National Waterways Conference on the occasion of its 50th

anniversary (Rep. Hare - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 4387 - To designate the

Federal building located at 100 North Palafox Street in Pensacola, Florida, as

the "Winston E. Arnow Federal Building" (Rep. Miller (FL) -

Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 5591 - To designate the

facility of the Federal Aviation Administration located at Spokane

International Airport in Spokane, Washington, as the "Ray Daves Air

Traffic Control Tower" (Rep. McMorris Rodgers - Transportation and



H.R. 4714 - National

Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Rep. Oberstar -

Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 6008 - CLEAN Act (Rep.

Schauer - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 3427 - State Ethics Law

Protection Act (Rep. Quigley - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 3960 - Residential and

Commuter Toll Fairness Act (Rep. McMahon - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.R. 6016 - Audit the BP Fund Act

of 2010 (Rep. Brady (TX) - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.Res. __ - Providing for

passage of the bill (House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3619 ) - Coast Guard

Authorization Act of 2010 (Rep. Oberstar - Transportation and Infrastructure)


H.Res. 1646 - Recognizing the

commitment and efforts made by the Library of Congress to promote the joy of

reading through the sponsorship of the National Book Festival (Rep. Lungren -

House Administration)


H.R. 512 - Federal Election

Integrity Act (Rep. Davis (CA) - House Administration)


H.R. 5717 - Smithsonian

Conservation Biology Institute Enhancement Act (Rep. Becerra - House



H.R. 6198 - To

amend title 11 of the United States Code to make technical corrections; and for

related purposes (Rep. Conyers - Judiciary)


H.R. 4113 - Federal Courts

Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act (Rep. Smith (TX) - Judiciary)


H.R. 5932 - Organized Retail

Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010 (Rep. Scott (VA) - Judiciary)


S. 3304 - Equal Access to 21st Century Communications

Act (Sen. Pryor - Energy and Commerce)


S. 3828 - Making technical corrections in the

Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 and the

amendments made by that Act. (Sen. Pryor - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 758 - Pediatric Research

Consortia Establishment Act (Rep. DeGette - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 2999 - Veterinary Public

Health Workforce and Education Act (Rep. Baldwin - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 5354 - GEDI Act (Rep. Engel

- Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 2818 - Methamphetamine

Education, Treatment, and Hope Act (Rep. McNerney - Energy and Commerce)


H.Res. 1485 - Expressing support

for designation of September 2010 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness

Month" (Rep. Neugebauer - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 6012 - To direct the

Secretary of Health and Human Services to review uptake and utilization of

diabetes screening benefits and establish an outreach program with respect to

such benefits (Rep. Space - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 1362 - National MS and

Parkinson's Disease Registries Act (Rep. Van Hollen - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 6081 - Stem Cell Therapeutic

and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Rep. Young (FL) - Energy and



H.Res. 1226 - Commending EyeCare

America for its work over the last 25 years (Rep. Gene Green - Energy and



H.R. 1032 - Heart Disease

Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act (Rep. Capps - Energy

and Commerce)


H.R. 2408 - Scleroderma Research

and Awareness Act (Rep. Capps - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 5986 - Neglected Infections

of Impoverished Americans Act of 2010 (Rep. Johnson (GA) - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 1995 - Eliminating

Disparities in Diabetes Prevention Access and Care Act (Rep. DeGette - Energy

and Commerce)


H.R. 1230 - Bone Marrow Failure

Disease Research and Treatment Act (Rep. Matsui - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 1347 - Concussion Treatment

and Care Tools Act (Rep. Pascrell - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 2941 - To reauthorize and

enhance Johanna's Law to increase public awareness and knowledge with respect

to gynecologic cancers (Rep. DeLauro - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 5462 - Birth Defects

Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2010 (Rep. DeLauro - Energy

and Commerce)


H.R. 1210 - Arthritis Prevention,

Control, and Cure Act (Rep. Eshoo - Energy and Commerce)


H.R. 903 - Dental Emergency

Responder Act (Rep. Stupak - Energy and Commerce)

With Congress ready to get out of town, it's time for "Legislative Cats & Dogs" - which means just about anything can hit the floor before lawmakers leave for the elections.  Here's the list from the House for today: Suspensions (85 Bills) 1.   H.Res. 1605 - Recognizing the service of the ...

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