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)

– 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
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)