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~ Bills & Hearings in the House


7/9 10:00 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on ‘Draft Legislation, the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act’; H.R. 1443; H.R. 1612; H.R. 1702; H.R. 2065 Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Subcommittee on Health
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “Public Impact of Closing Amenities at Yosemite National Park.” Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: “Keeping College Within Reach: Improving Higher Education through Innovation” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Full Committee
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: Subcommittee Markup – FY 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Committee on Appropriations: Legislative Branch
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: The Role of Innovative Finance in Intercity Passenger Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Examining How the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Collects and Uses Consumer Data” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
7/9 10:00 am Hearing: Emergency MGMT 2.0: How SocialMedia and New Tech are Transforming Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Disasters Part2 Govt-NGOs Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications
7/9 1:00 pm Hearing: American Competitiveness Worldwide: Impacts on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access
7/9 2:00 pm Hearing: Hearing entitled “Examining Constitutional Deficiencies and Legal Uncertainties in the Dodd-Frank Act” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
7/9 2:00 pm Hearing: Threat to the Homeland: Iran’s Extending Influence in the Western Hemisphere Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
7/9 2:00 pm Hearing: RESCHEDULED: Oversight Hearing on “Mining in America: Powder River Basin Coal Mining the Benefits and Challenges” Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
7/10 9:30 am Hearing: Subcommittee Markup – FY 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill Committee on Appropriations: Financial Services and General Government
7/10 10:00 am Hearing: DOD and VA Collaboration to Assist Service Members Returning to Civilian Life Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Full Committee
7/10 10:00 am Hearing: “Examining the Labor Department’s Proposed Reforms to the FECA Program” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
7/10 10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Reducing Barriers to Capital Formation, Part II” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises
7/10 11:00 am Hearing: Subcommittee Markup – FY 2014 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill Committee on Appropriations: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
7/10 1:00 pm Hearing: Beyond the Beltway: Successful State Strategies for Small Business Growth Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
7/11 9:30 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “America’s Helium Supply: Options for Producing more Helium from Federal Lands.” Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
7/11 10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “Wildfire and Forest Management.” Committee on Natural Resources:
7/17 10:00 am Hearing: Causes of Delays to the FAA’s NextGen Program Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation
7/17 10:15 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 813; H.R. 806; and a discussion draft bill “To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a Future-Years Veterans Program and a quadrennial veterans review, to establis Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Full Committee
7/19 10:00 am Hearing: Safety for Survivors: Care and Treatment for Military Sexual Trauma Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Subcommittee on Health
7/23 10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “War on Jobs: Examining the Operations of the Office of Surface Mining and the Status of the Stream Buffer Zone Rule” Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

Bills & Hearings in the House : May 2013


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Field Hearing: How Southern California Freight Transportation Challenges Impact the Nation

1:30 PM | 1170 West 3rd Street San Bernardino, CA 92410
Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Full Committee

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Field Hearing: Oversight of California High Speed Rail

7:00 AM | Auditorium Room AM120, Madera Community College Center, Madera, CA Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Hearing: The Call for Economic Liberty in the Arab World

9:30 AM | 2172 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Full Committee

Hearing: Joint Hearing – The Current and Future Applications of Biometric Technologies

10:00 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Research

Hearing: Maritime Transportation: The Role of U.S. Ships and Mariners

10:00 AM | 2167 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure |

Hearing: Legislative Hearing on Draft Legislation, ‘The Veterans Integrated Mental Health Care Act of 2013;’ Draft Legislation, ‘the Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2013;’ H.R. 241; H.R. 288; H.R. 984; and H.R. 1284

10:00 AM | 334 Cannon HOB Washington DC Host: Committee on Veterans’ Affairs | Subcommittee on Health

Markup: H.R. 982, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency FACT Act of 2013

10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: Chairman Brady Announces Hearing on the President’s and Other Bipartisan Proposals to Reform Medicare

10:00 AM Host: Committee on Ways and Means | Subcommittee on Health

Hearing: Cyber Threats and Security Solutions

10:00 AM | 2123 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Energy and Power

Hearing: Visa Security and Overstays: How Secure is America?

10:00 AM | 311 Cannon HOB Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Hearing: The Future of the CFTC: Market Perspectives

10:00 AM | 1300 Longworth HOB Host: Committee on Agriculture | Full Committee

Hearing: “Reviewing the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of Education”

10:00 AM Host: Committee on Education and the Workforce | Full Committee

Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “Perspectives on the Management of Federal and State Land: Testimony by Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT), Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association”

10:30 AM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515 Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “Data collection issues in relation to the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act”

10:30 AM | 1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515 Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

Markup: Full Committee Mark Up – FY 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill and Report on the Suballocation of Budget Allocations for FY 2014

11:00 AM | 2359 Rayburn Host: Committee on Appropriations | Multiple Subcommittees

Hearing: Understanding the Cost Drivers of Passenger Rail

1:00 PM | 2167 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Hearing: Why Can’t DHS Better Communicate with the American People?

1:30 PM | 311 Cannon HOB Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency

Hearing: Next Steps in Human Exploration to Mars and Beyond

2:00 PM | 2318 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Space

Hearing: JOINT HEARING: The Growing Crisis in Africa’s Sahel Region

2:00 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations

Hearing: Cybersecurity: An Examination of the Communications Supply Chain

2:00 PM | 2123 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Hearing: H.R. 3-Northern Route Approval Act

3:00 PM | H-313 Capitol Host: Committee on Rules | Full Committee

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Hearing: Exascale Computing Challenges and Opportunities

10:00 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Select…

Markup: Full Committee Mark Up – FY 2014 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

10:00 AM | 2359 Rayburn Host: Committee on Appropriations | Multiple Subcommittees

Hearing: Saving Taxpayer Dollars: Freezing the Federal Real Estate Footprint

10:00 AM | 2167 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management

Hearing: Expediting Claims or Exploiting Statistics?: An Examination of VA’s Special Initiative to Process Rating Claims Pending Over Two Years

10:00 AM | 334 Cannon House Office Building Washington DC
Host: Committee on Veterans’ Affairs | Full Committee

Hearing: The Economic Outlook

10:00 AM | G-50 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building
Host: Joint Economic Committee |

Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1964, H.R. 1965, H.R. 1394, and H.R. 555

10:00 AM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515 Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

Hearing: H.R. 1911-Smarter Solutions for Students Act

10:00 AM | H-313 Capitol Host: Committee on Rules | Full Committee

Hearing: U.S. Citizens’ Constitutional Rights During the War on Terror

10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: Examining SAMHSA’s Role in Delivering Services to the Severely Mentally Ill

10:00 AM | 2123 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Select…

Hearing: “Examining the Regulatory and Enforcement Actions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission”

10:00 AM Host: Committee on Education and the Workforce | Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

Hearing: Assessing the Threat to the Homeland from al Qaeda Operations in Iran and Syria

10:00 AM | 311 Cannon HOB Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence

Markup: H.R. 850, Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013

10:00 AM | 2172 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Full Committee

Hearing: CLOSED: Ongoing Intelligence Activities

1:00 PM | HVC304 Capitol Host: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence | Full Committee

Hearing: he Middle East and North Africa FY 2014 Budget: Priorities and Challenges

2:00 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa

Hearing: S. 744 and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: Lessons Learned or Mistakes Repeated?

2:00 PM | 2141 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: The President’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget: Administration Priorities for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2:00 PM | 2167 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Hearing: CLOSED: Ongoing Intelligence Activities

8:30 AM | HVC304 Capitol Host: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence |

Hearing: Restoring U.S. Leadership in Weather Forecasting

9:30 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Environment

Hearing: Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on the President’s and Other Bipartisan Entitlement Reform Proposals

9:30 AM Host: Committee on Ways and Means | Social Security

Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 255, H.R. 745, and H.R. 1963

10:00 AM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515 Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Subcommittee on Water and Power

Hearing: H.R. 1797, the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: Building America: Challenges for Small Construction Contractors

10:00 AM Host: Committee on Small Business | Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce

Hearing: Examining Drug Compounding

10:00 AM | 2322 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Health

Hearing: U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation: An Overview of the Merida Initiative 2008-Present

10:00 AM | 2172 Rayburn HOB Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

Field Hearing: Oversight of California High Speed Rail

7:00 AM | Auditorium Room AM120, Madera Community College Center, Madera, CA Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Bills & Hearings in the House 3/20


Hearing: Entrepreneurial Assistance: Examining Inefficiencies and Duplication Across Federal Government Programs

12:00 AM                                                 Host: Committee on Small Business | Full Committee

Hearing: POSTPONED: Oversight Hearing – Forest Service

9:30 AM                 | B-308 Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Hearing: Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response

9:45 AM                 | 2172 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Full Committee

Markup: H.R. 1120, “The Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act”

10:00 AM                                                Host: Committee on Education and the Workforce | Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training

Hearing: The Posture of the U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command

10:00 AM                 | 2118 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Armed Services | Full Committee

Hearing: How Innovation Benefits Patients

10:00 AM                 | 2123 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Health

Hearing: Oversight Hearing – The Judiciary

10:00 AM                 | 2359 Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government

Hearing: Focusing on People: A Review of VA’s Plans for Employee Training, Accountability, and Workload Management to Improve Disability Claims Processing

10:00 AM                 | 334 Cannon House Office Building Washington DC                                Host: Committee on Veterans’ Affairs | Full Committee

Hearing: Measuring Outcomes to Understand the State of Border Security

10:00 AM                 | 311 Cannon HOB                                Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

Hearing: Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on the Challenges of Achieving  Fair and Consistent Disability Decisions

10:00 AM                                                Host: Committee on Ways and Means | Social Security

Hearing: POSTPONED: Budget Hearing – Federal Aviation Administration

10:00 AM                 | 2358-A Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Hearing: Hearing entitled “State of Community Banking:  Is the Current Regulatory Environment Adversely Affecting Community Financial Institutions?”

10:00 AM                 | 2128 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Financial Services | Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Major Construction Projects of the Department of Energy

10:00 AM                 | 2362-B Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies

Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Children’s Mental Health

10:00 AM                 | 2358-C Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Hearing: CLOSED: Oversight Hearing – Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure

10:00 AM                 | H-405 Capitol                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Business Meeting: meeting to consider the following measures:  H.R. 634, H.R. 677, H.R. 742, H.R. 992, H.R. 1003, H.R. 1038

10:00 AM                 | 1300 Longworth HOB                                Host: Committee on Agriculture | Full Committee

Markup: Markup on H.R. 367, and H.R. 982

10:00 AM                 | 2141 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law

Hearing: POSTPONED: Budget Hearing – Commodity Futures Trading Commission

10:00 AM                 | 2362-A Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

Hearing: Oversight Hearing – National Guard and United States Army Reserve

10:00 AM                 | H-140 Capitol                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Defense

Hearing: Improving EPA’s Scientific Advisory Processes

10:00 AM                 | 2318 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Environment

Business Meeting: H.R. 1211, H.R. 1163,H.R. 1162,H.R. 328, H.R. 1133, H.R. 1104, H.R. 249,H.R. 882, H.R. 313,and legislation concerning the DC CFO Act

10:00 AM                 | 2154 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Full Committee

Markup: Markup on H.R. 527, H.R. 254, H.R. 291, H.R. 507, H.R. 588, H.R. 678, H.R. 716, H.R. 1033, and H.R. 1159

10:00 AM                 | 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.                                Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Full Committee

Hearing: Hezbollah’s Strategic Shift: A Global Terrorist Threat

1:30 PM                 | 2172 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

Hearing: Cyber Threats from China, Russia and Iran: Protecting American Critical Infrastructure

2:00 PM                 | 311 Cannon HOB                                Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

Hearing: Fulfilling the Good Friday Agreement

2:00 PM                 | 2200 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations

Hearing: Examining the Effectiveness of NIST Laboratories

2:00 PM                 | 2318 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Technology

Hearing: Oversight Hearing – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

2:00 PM                 | 2359 Rayburn                                Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Hearing: The Register’s Call for Updates to U.S. Copyright Law

3:30 PM                 | 2141 Rayburn HOB                                Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet

Bills & Hearings in the House


Watch Most Recent House Floor Activity

Bills for the Week of Mar. 11, 2013

Items that may be considered under suspension of the rules

H.R. 1035 To require a study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program, and for other purposes           [PDF]
              Added              03/08/2013 at 12:48 PM
H.R. 749 Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act           [PDF]                  [XML]
              Added              03/08/2013 at 12:48 PM

Items that may be considered pursuant to a rule

H.R. 890 Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013           [PDF]                  [XML]
:: Rules Committee Print 113-3, showing the text of H.R. 890 as ordered reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and H.R. 987 as introduced.           [PDF]                  [XML]
H.R. 803 SKILLS Act           [PDF]                  [XML]
              Added              03/07/2013 at 02:01 PM
:: Rules Committee Print 113-4, showing the text of H.R. 803 as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and the Workforce           [PDF]                  [XML]
              Added              03/07/2013 at 02:01 PM

HOUSE Hearings for MARCH 3/13

Time (EST) Session
9:30 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Water Infrastructure FinancingCommittee on Appropriations: Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “The reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act”Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: Examination of Litigation AbusesCommittee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice
10:00 am Hearing: POSTPONED:Is U.S. Homeland Security Threatened by the European Union Not Designating Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization?Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
10:00 am Hearing: Addressing Transparency in the Federal Bureaucracy: Moving Toward A More Open GovernmentCommittee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: STEM Education: Industry and Philanthropic InitiativesCommittee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Research
10:00 am Hearing: Chairman Nunes Announces Hearing on  U.S.-India Trade Relations: Opportunities and ChallengesCommittee on Ways and Means:
10:00 am Hearing: Meeting Patient Care Needs: Measuring the Value of VA Physician Staffing StandardsCommittee on Veterans’ Affairs: Subcommittee on Health
10:00 am Hearing: DHS Cybersecurity: Roles and Responsibilities to Protect the Nation’s Critical InfrastructureCommittee on Homeland Security: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: FBI Headquarters ConsolidationCommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management
10:00 am Hearing: Public and Outside Witnesses HearingCommittee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
10:00 am Hearing: National Forest Management and its Impacts on Rural Economies and CommunitiesCommittee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Federal Emergency Management Agency – Hurricane Sandy FundingCommittee on Appropriations: Homeland Security
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Mortgage Insurance: Comparing Private Sector and Government-Subsidized Approaches” Committee on Financial Services: Housing and Insurance
10:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection ServiceCommittee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
10:00 am Hearing: Impact of the Continuing Resolution, Sequestration, and Declining Operations and Maintenance Budgets on Military Personnel and Family Related ProgramsCommittee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Personnel
10:00 am Hearing: DOE Management and Oversight of Its Nuclear Weapons Complex: Lessons of the Y-12 Security FailureCommittee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
10:00 am Hearing: “Keeping College Within Reach:  Examining Opportunities to Strengthen Federal Student Loan Programs”Committee on Education and the Workforce: Committee on the Education and the Workforce
10:15 am Hearing: Obamacare’s Impact on JobsCommittee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
10:30 am Markup: Budget for Fiscal Year 2014Committee On The Budget: Full Committee
11:00 am Hearing: Oversight Hearing – National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationCommittee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
11:30 am Hearing: Investigating and Prosecuting 21st Century Cyber ThreatsCommittee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
12:00 pm Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Syria (CLOSED)Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
2:00 pm Hearing: The Rebalance to Asia: Why South Asia Matters -Part IICommittee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:00 pm Hearing: Information Technology and Cyber Operations: Modernization and Policy Issues to Support the Future ForceCommittee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities
2:30 pm Hearing: Gulf War: What Kind of Care are Veterans Receiving 20 Years Later?Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2:30 pm Hearing: urthering Asbestos Claim Transparency -FACT- Act of 2013Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law
2:45 pm Hearing: Oversight Hearing – Hurricane Sandy Supplemental ImplementationCommittee on Appropriations: Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
2:45 pm Hearing: Oversight Hearing – American Battle Monuments Commission, U.S. Court of Appeal for Veterans Claims, Armed Forces Retirement Home, and Army National Cemeteries Program Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
3:00 pm Hearing: Federal Financial Support for Energy Technologies: Assessing Costs and BenefitsCommittee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Energy
3:00 pm Hearing: H.R. 803—SKILLS ActCommittee on Rules: Full Committee

CONGRESS: the Republican led House – the Senate back 6/14


  • Convenes: 2:00pm June 4, 2012
  • Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.  It is the Majority Leader’s intention to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3220, the Paycheck Fairness Act.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of Timothy S. Hillman, of MA, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.  There will be up to 30 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.  Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 5:30pm), there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of the Hillman nomination.
  • As a reminder to all Senators, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to S.3220, the Paycheck Fairness Act on Thursday, May 24th.  That cloture vote will occur at 2:15pm on Tuesday, June 5th.

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CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

LEGISLATIVE DAY OF MAY 31, 2012

112TH CONGRESS – SECOND SESSION

 

-The Speaker announced that the House do now recess. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 P.M. today.10:00:44 A.M. -MORNING-HOUR DEBATE – The House proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House will recess until 12:00 p.m. for the start of legislative business.10:00:36 A.M. -The Speaker designated the Honorable Daniel Webster to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.10:00:22 A.M. -The House convened, starting a new legislative day.

9:30 am Hearing: Rhetoric vs. Reality: Does President Obama Really Support an All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy?Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee 10:00 am Hearing: NRC Policy and Governance OversightCommittee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy 10:00 am Hearing: “Barriers to Lower Health Care Costs for Workers and Employers”Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 10:00 am Hearing: The Broken Budget Process: Legislative ProposalsCommittee On The Budget: Full Committee 10:00 am Markup: Markup of H.R. 1588, the “Consumer Rental Purchase Agreement Act” and H.R. 3128, a bill to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to adjust the date on which consolidated assets are determined for purposes of exempting certain instruments of smaller institutions from capital deductions.Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee 10:00 am Hearing: Assembling the Facts: Examining the Proposed National Network for Manufacturing InnovationCommittee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation 10:00 am Hearing: A Review of FAA’s efforts to reduce costs and ensure safety and efficiency through Realignment and Facility ConsolidationCommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation 10:00 am Hearing: The FISA Amendments Act of 2008Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security 10:00 am Markup: Markup of:  H.R. 436, “Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2011;” H.R. 5842, “Restoring Access to Medication Act;” H.R. 1004, “Medical FSA Improvement Act of 2011;” and H.R. 5858, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.”Committee on Ways and Means: Full Committee 10:15 am Hearing: Reviewing the Implementation of Major Provisions of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011Committee on Veterans’ Affairs: Full Committee 10:15 am Hearing: International Proposals to Regulate the InternetCommittee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 11:00 am Markup: Full Committee Mark Up – FY 2013 Legislative Branch BillCommittee on Appropriations: Multiple Subcommittees 12:00 pm Hearing: The Department of Justice – Civil, Environment and Natural Resources, and Tax DivisionsCommittee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law 1:30 pm Hearing: Rhetoric vs. Reality, Part II: Assessing the Impact of New Federal Red Tape on Hydraulic Fracturing and American Energy IndependenceCommittee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee 2:00 pm Hearing: TSA’s Surface Inspection Program: Strengthening Security or Squandering Scant Resources?Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Transportation Security 2:30 pm Hearing: To amend Public Law 89-732 to modify the requirement for a Cuban national to qualify for and maintain status as a permanent residentCommittee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement