Capital Thinking Update - September 17, 2012

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    On Tuesday, September 18, the House will meet at 12:00 in pro forma session.  On Wednesday, September 19, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business.  Legislation considered under suspension of the rules will include, among other bills:  H.R. 6324 - Cutting Federal Unnecessary and Expensive Leasing Act of 2012; H.R. 6375 - To authorize certain Department of Veterans Affairs major medical facility projects and leases, to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain authorities of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, as amended; H.R. 5948 - Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act of 2012, as amended; H.R. 3099 - Buffett Rule Act of 2011, as amended; H.R. 5044 - Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act, as amended; H.R. 2827 - To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisors, and for other purposes; H.R. 6361 - Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act of 2012, as amended; H.R. __ - To provide flexibility with respect to U.S. support for assistance provided by international financial institutions for Burma, and for other purposes; H.R. 2903 - FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2011, as amended; H.R. 6368 - Border Security Information Improvement Act of 2012; H.R. 6296 - Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012, as amended; H.R. 5910 - Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2012, as amended; H.R. 4124 - Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act, as amended; H.R. 6163 - National Pediatric Research Network Act, as amended; H.R. 6118 - Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act; H.R. 733 - Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act of 2012, as amended; and H.R. 3783 - Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012, as amended.

    On Thursday, September 20 and Friday September 21, the House will meet for legislative business.  Legislation under consideration will include H.R. __ - STEM Jobs of 2012; H.J.Res 118 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of Family Assistance of the Administration for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services relating to waiver and expenditure authority under section 1115 of the Social Security Act with respect to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program; and H.R. 3409 – Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012, Rules Committee Print. 

    The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17 for a pro forma session.