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