Wednesday: Veterans' jobs in the Senate, Libya resolution, other suspensions in the House

After a break for the caucus lunches, the Senate will come back and vote on a motion to end debate on a motion to proceed to H.J.Res. 117, the six-month spending resolution that the House approved last week. That vote should start at about 2:15 p.m.

The House meets at noon for speeches, then later in the afternoon for work on up to 27 suspension bills, with roll call votes at 6:30 p.m. One of these suspension bills is a resolution noting the deaths of four U.S. officials in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.

The suspension bills are:

• H.R. 6060, the Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act,

• H.R. 5987, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act,

• H.R. 1461, the Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act,

• H.R. 3319, to allow the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to determine the requirements for membership in that tribe,

• H.Res. 786, Honoring the four United States public servants who died in Libya and condemning the attacks on United States diplomatic facilities in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen,

• H.R. 3783, the Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act,

• H.Res. 526, expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect toward the establishment of a democratic and prosperous Republic of Georgia and the establishment of a peaceful and just resolution to the conflict with Georgia's internationally recognized borders,

• H.R. 4158, to confirm full ownership rights for certain United States astronauts to artifacts from the astronauts' space missions,

• 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,

• H.R. 5948, the Veterans Fiduciary Reform Act,

• H.R. 6324, the Cutting Federal Unnecessary and Expensive Leasing Act,

• H.R. 6410, the Buffett Rule Act,

• H.R. 5044, the Andrew P. Carpenter Tax Act,

• H.R. 2903, the FEMA Reauthorization Act,

• H.R. 5912, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the use of public funds for political party conventions, and to provide for the return of previously distributed funds for deficit reduction,

• H.R. 6296, the Disaster Loan Fairness Act,

• H.R. 6368, the Border Security Information Improvement Act,

• H.R. 6361, the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act,

• H.R. 2440, the Market Transparency and Taxpayer Protection Act,

• H.R. __, to provide flexibility with respect to U.S. support for assistance provided by international financial institutions for Burma,

• H.R. 2827, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify provisions relating to the regulation of municipal advisers,

• H.R. 5910, the Global Investment in American Jobs Act,

• H.R. 4212, the Contaminated Drywall Safety Act,

• H.R. 4124, the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act,

• H.R. 6163, the National Pediatric Research Network Act,

• H.R. 6118, the Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act, and

• H.R. 733, the Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act.

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