Committee Hearings


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Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

 

TBA Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Business meeting to consider S.315, to reauthorize and extend the Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education Amendments of 2008, S.2154, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, S.531, to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Human Services of physical activity guidelines for Americans, S.2405, to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain trauma care programs, S.2406, to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to expand the definition of trauma to include thermal, electrical, chemical, radioactive, and other extrinsic agents, S.2539, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to traumatic brain injury and to trauma research, S.2511, to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify the definition of substantial cessation of operations, and any pending nominations.
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9:30 AM Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Hearing to examine meeting the challenges of feeding America’s school children.
SR-328A
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Coverage: C-SPAN, Bloomberg, SRS (channel 9)
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9:30 AM Environment and Public Works
An oversight hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants.
SD-406
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Coverage: C-SPAN, SRS (channel 8)
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10:00 AM Finance: Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
Hearing to examine saving for an uncertain future, focusing on how the “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act” (ABLE) can help people with disabilities and their families.
SD-215
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Coverage: SRS (channel 10)
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10:00 AM Rules and Administration
Hearing to examine S.2516, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, focusing on the need for expanded public disclosure of funds raised and spent to influence Federal elections.
SR-301
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Coverage: SRS (channel 13)
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1:45 PM Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Hearing to examine empowering women entrepreneurs, focusing on understanding successes, addressing persistent challenges, and identifying new opportunities.
SH-216
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Coverage: SRS (channel 9)
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2:30 PM Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
Hearing to examine insuring our future, focusing on building a flood insurance program we can live with, grow with, and prosper with.
SD-138
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Coverage: SRS (channel 12)
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2:30 PM Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider S.1804, to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to establish an Aviation Security Advisory Committee, S.1893, to require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, S.2030, to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, S.2094, to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel, and S.2250, to extend the Travel Promotion Act of 2009. Followed by a hearing to examine S.1340, to improve passenger vessel security and safety, focusing on improving consumer protections for cruise passengers.
SR-253
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Coverage: C-SPAN, SRS (channel 14)
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2:30 PM Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on National Parks
Hearing to examine H.R.412, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the mainstem of the Nashua River and its tributaries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.1189, to adjust the boundaries of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to include Hinchliffe Stadium, S.1389 and H.R.1501, bills to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, as a unit of the National Park System, S.1520 and H.R.2197, bills to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the York River and associated tributaries for study for potential inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.1641, to establish the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area, S.1718, to modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, S.1750, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisions of States providing for the continued operation, in whole or in part, of public land, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System in the State during any period in which the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture is unable to maintain normal level of operations at the units due to a lapse in appropriations, S.1785, to modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, S.1794, to designate certain Federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, as a national monument and as wilderness, S.1866, to provide for an extension of the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy, S.2031, to amend the Act to provide for the establishment of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in the State of Wisconsin, to adjust the boundary of that National Lakeshore to include the lighthouse known as Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light, S.2104, to require the Director of the National Park Service to refund to States all State funds that were used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the October 2013 shutdown, S.2111, to reauthorize the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, S.2221, to extend the authorization for the Automobile National Heritage Area in Michigan, S.2264, to designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, S.2293, to clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, S.2318, to reauthorize the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act, S.2346, to amend the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails, and to designate the American Discovery Trail, S.2356, to adjust the boundary of the Mojave National Preserve, S.2392, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of East Rosebud Creek in Carbon County, Montana, as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.2576, to establish the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the State of Washington, and S.2602, to establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the State of Washington.
SD-366
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Coverage: SRS (channel 13)
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2:30 PM Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight
Hearing to examine a more efficient and effective government, focusing on the National Technical Information Service.
SD-342
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Coverage: SRS (channel 10)
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3:30 PM Indian Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine Indian gaming, focusing on the next 25 years.
SD-628
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Coverage: SRS (channel 8)
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Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014
 

10:00 AM Energy and Natural Resources
Hearing to examine the nomination of Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy.
SD-366

 

10:00 AM Finance
Hearing to examine Social Security, focusing on a fresh look at workers’ disability insurance.
SD-215

 

10:00 AM Foreign Relations
Hearing to examine Iraq at a crossroads, focusing on options for United States policy.
SD-419

 

10:00 AM Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearing to examine the role of states in higher education.
SD-430

 

10:15 AM Judiciary
Hearing to examine certain nominations.
SD-226

 
10:30 AM Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearing to examine the nomination of Anne E. Rung, of Pennsylvania, to be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.
SD-342

 

2:30 PM Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia
Hearing to examine making the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) more effective for streamlined disaster operations, focusing on the path to efficiency; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nomination of Joseph L. Nimmich, of Maryland, to be Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
SD-342

 

Friday July 25, 2014
 
NO EVENTS SCHEDULED
 
Monday July 28, 2014
 
NO EVENTS SCHEDULED