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A look at the inner workings of the House from the office of House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Oh.)

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Good morning, folks-

Just a few items of note before the schedule:

Boehner's pen-and-pad session with reporters will be held this morning in the H-107 conference room in the Capitol at 11:30 a.m. SHARP.
I expect we could add one more suspension to the calendar this week on energy: a bill encouraging research and development of hydrogen sources.
H.R. 4681 - Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006-which was previously listed on the schedule for consideration today will NOT be considered this week.
The item that most of you are keeping an eye on today-the military funerals bill listed below as #8-is expected to receive consideration at around 3:45 pm today

With that, here's the schedule (always subject to change):

Tuesday, May 9

The House will convene at 12:30 PM for morning hour and 2:00 PM for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 PM.

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Suspensions (9 bills):

1) H.R. 4204 - American River Pump Station Project Transfer Act of 2005 (Rep. Doolittle - Resources)

2) H.R. 5311 - Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area Act (Rep. Johnson {CT} - Resources)

3) S. 1382 - A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to accept the conveyance of certain land, to be held in trust for the benefit of the Puyallup Indian tribe (Sen. Cantwell - Resources)

4) H.R. 1499 - Heroes Earned Retirement Opportunities Act (Rep. Foxx - Ways and Means)

5) H.R. 4912 - Rural Health Care Capital Access Act of 2006 (Rep. Ney - Financial Services)

6) H.R. 4902 - Byron Nelson Congressional Gold Medal Act (Rep. Burgess - Financial Services)

7) H.Res. 627 - Congratulating Chris Carpenter on being named the Cy Young Award winner for the National League for the 2005 Major League Baseball season (Rep. Carnahan - Government Reform)

8) H.R. 5037 - Respect for America's Fallen Heroes Act (Rep. Rogers {MI} - Veterans' Affairs)

9) H.R. 3829 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma, as the Jack C. Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Rep. Boren - Veterans' Affairs)

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