Saturday 13 September 2008

The Week Ahead

Forty three bills are expected to be considered under the House of Representatives suspension procedure. The following legislation is expected to be considered under a rule recommended by the Rules Committee.

H.R. 6842 - National Capital Security and Safety Act (Rep. Norton – Oversight and Government
H.R. 3036 – No Child Left Inside Act of 2008 (Rep. Sarbanes – Education and Labor)
H.R. ___ - Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act (Rep. Rahall/Rep. Gene Green (TX)/Rep. George Miller (CA) – Natural Resources/Energy and Commerce)

The full schedule is available at http://democraticleader.house.gov/docUploads/24WeeklyLeader09_15_08.pdf?CFID=7017212&CFTOKEN=43085550

The Senate will convene at 3pm on Monday to resume consideration of S.3001- the Department of Defense Authorization bill.

In the UK the Liberal Democrat Conference begins today in Bournemouth and runs until Wednesday. Further details can be found at http://www.libdems.org.uk/conference