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This week in the Senate … the Republican led House


This Week –

**Monday in the Senate: Confirmation of Executive Calendar, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge;

Confirmed: 86-0  … First Latino on Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

**S.493 small biz –High Tech Start Ups

**GOP submits FY2012 Budget

**H.R4, 1099 Repeal HC Law Tax Reporting Rule

**Negotiations on amendments resume

**Net Neutrality and EPA

This Week –

**Monday in the House: H.R. 1246  to reduce the amounts otherwise authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense for printing and reproduction

**HRes 200 Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 37) disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.

**Leaders are at the White House discussing the Budget – Boehner and his Freshman Tea Party members?

Congress: debates/votes, will our govt be shutdown? -the Republican led House -the Senate


The Senate Convenes at 2pmET April, 4, 2011

 Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

Following morning business, the Senate will the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge with one hour for debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley.

5:30pm roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge.

Additionally, Senators should expect 2 roll call votes in relation to H.R.4, 1099 repeal on Tuesday prior to the caucus meetings.

Votes:

47: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge;

Confirmed: 86-0.

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The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on April 4, 2011.

CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

LEGISLATIVE DAY OF APRIL 4, 2011

112TH CONGRESS – FIRST SESSION

11:27 P.M. –

The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on April 5, 2011.

11:26 P.M. –

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 4.

9:21 P.M. –

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is subject to the call of the Chair.

7:16 P.M. –

SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES – The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.

6:54 P.M. –

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.

6:53 P.M. –

Ms. Foxx filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 200.

H.R. 1246:

to reduce the amounts otherwise authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense for printing and reproduction

6:52 P.M. –

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

6:51 P.M. –

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 0 (Roll no. 225).

6:31 P.M. –

Considered as unfinished business.

6:30 P.M. –

UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of a motion to suspend the rules which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 4.

2:21 P.M. –

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M. today.

H.R. 1246:

to reduce the amounts otherwise authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense for printing and reproduction

2:19 P.M. –

At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

2:11 P.M. –

DEBATE – The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1246.

Considered under suspension of the rules.

Mr. West moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. today.

2:01 P.M. –

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Pompeo to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

2:00 P.M. –

Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

The House convened, returning from a recess continuing the legislative day of April 4.

12:08 P.M. –

The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. today.

12:01 P.M. –

MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 2:00 p.m for the start of legislative business.

12:00 P.M. –

The Speaker designated the Honorable Allen B. West to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

Congress: In Session -the Republican led House -the Senate out until 4/5 -which Political Party works for”We the People”


The Senate Convenes at 2pmET April 5, 2011

Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

Following morning business, the Senate will the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge with one hour for debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley.

5:30pm roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge.

Additionally, Senators should expect 2 roll call votes in relation to H.R.4, 1099 repeal on Tuesday prior to the caucus meetings.

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CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

LEGISLATIVE DAY OF APRIL 1, 2011

112TH CONGRESS – FIRST SESSION

4:48 P.M. –

The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on April 4, 2011.

On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.

Mr. Burton (IN) moved that the House do now adjourn.

2:59 P.M. –

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.

H.R. 1255:

to prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes

2:54 P.M. –

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 221 – 202, 1 Present (Roll no. 224).

2:47 P.M. –

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 188 – 237 (Roll no. 223).

2:23 P.M. –

The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.

2:13 P.M. –

DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walz (MN) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment that strikes all after the enacting clause and inserts a new text entitled “PROHIBITION ON PAY DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN”

2:12 P.M. –

Mr. Walz (MN) moved to recommit with instructions to House Administration.

2:11 P.M. –

The previous question was ordered without objection.

12:52 P.M. –

DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1255.

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1255 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 194.

H. Res. 194:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 1255) to prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 229 – 187 (Roll no. 222).

12:46 P.M. –

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 230 – 187 (Roll no. 221).

12:39 P.M. –

Considered as unfinished business.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS – The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of ordering the previous question on H.Res. 194 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.

H.R. 658:

to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2014, to streamline programs, create efficiencies, reduce waste, and improve aviation safety and capacity, to provide stable funding for the national aviation system, and for other purposes

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 223 – 196 (Roll no. 220).

12:33 P.M. –

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 184 – 235 (Roll no. 219).

12:17 P.M. –

The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.

12:08 P.M. –

DEBATE – The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Loretta Sanchez motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding Title XIII- Security of Highest-Risk Airline Passenger Flights. A point of order was reserved, but was subsequently removed.

Ms. Sanchez, Loretta moved to recommit with instructions to Transportation.

12:07 P.M. –

The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

12:06 P.M. –

The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 658.

On agreeing to the Shuster amendment Agreed to by recorded vote: 215 – 209 (Roll no. 218).

12:00 P.M. –

On agreeing to the LaTourette amendment Failed by recorded vote: 206 – 220 (Roll no. 217).

11:53 A.M. –

On agreeing to the Sessions amendment Failed by recorded vote: 183 – 238 (Roll no. 216).

11:46 A.M. –

On agreeing to the Schiff amendment Failed by recorded vote: 178 – 243 (Roll no. 215).

11:39 A.M. –

On agreeing to the Pearce amendment Failed by recorded vote: 207 – 215 (Roll no. 214).

11:12 A.M. –

The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.

Considered as unfinished business.

H. Res. 194:

providing for consideration of the bill ( H.R. 1255) to prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes

11:11 A.M. –

POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS – At the conclusion of debate on H.Res. 194, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question on H.Res. 194 and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on ordering the previous question on H.Res. 194 until later in the legislative day.

10:03 A.M. –

DEBATE – The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 194.

Considered as privileged matter.

10:02 A.M. –

On motion to consider the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 – 172 (Roll no. 213).

9:16 A.M. –

QUESTION OF CONSIDERATION – Mr. Ellison stated that H.Res. 194 violated section 426(a) of the Congressional Budget Act by imposing an unfunded mandate. Subsequently, the Chair noted that the required threshold of identifying the specific language in question had been met, and the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the question of consideration, after which, the Chair would put the question to wit: Will the House now consider the resolution?

9:15 A.M. –

Mr. Woodall moved to consider the resolution.

9:02 A.M. –

ONE MINUTE SPEECHES – The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 5 per side of the aisle.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair designated Mr. Heinrich to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

9:01 A.M. –

The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.

9:00 A.M. –

Today’s prayer was offered by the House Chaplain, Rev. Daniel Coughlin.

The House convened, starting a new legislative day.