Net-neutrality vote expected Friday

The net-neutrality vote is expected Friday, House leaders said Thursday. 

Majority Leader Cantor made the following announcement:

"I would like to inform my colleagues that the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business tomorrow. As the Members know, this is a change from the original calendar. 

Due to ongoing negotiations surrounding continued appropriations for the remainder of fiscal year 2011, I believe it is both appropriate and necessary for this House to be in session tomorrow.

I expect legislative business to include—but may not be limited to—H.J.Res. 37, a resolution of disapproval regarding the FCC’s recent Internet and broadband industry practices regulation ruling.

Votes are possible at any time after noon tomorrow.

At this point, it is too early to tell whether the House will need to be in session this weekend.  In the case of lapse in appropriations, however, I fully expect the House to meet."