FLOOR & VOTE SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2021

The Senate will convene at 10:30am. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of HR 3684 (Legislative vehicle for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act).






NEWS EVENTS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2021
11:30 AM PRESS CONFERENCE
Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal on the September 11th Transparency Act
Senate Swamp



*** IMPORTANT CREDENTIAL UPDATE ***

Due to the pandemic, the Capitol and surrounding office buildings remain closed to the public. If you have not yet picked up your PRESS 2021 credential you will need to arrange for an escort to the Senate ID Office in Dirksen, Room G-58.  Gallery staff is not available to provide escorts; any currently credentialed press colleague may escort.


COMMITTEE HEARINGS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2021
9:00 AM  Judiciary, SD-G50
Business meeting to consider S.1787, to amend title 28 of the United States Code to prevent the transfer of actions arising under the antitrust laws in which a State is a complainant, and the nominations of Myrna Perez to be US Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, Jia M. Cobb and Florence Y. Pan, both to be a US District Judge for the District of Columbia, Sarah A.L. Merriam, to be US District Judge for the District of Connecticut, Karen McGlashan Williams, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey, and Matthew G. Olsen to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice.
Coverage: SRS (channel 12)

10:00 AM  Energy and Natural Resources, SD-336
Hearing to examine the role of and programs within the Department of Energy's Office of Science.
Coverage: C-SPAN
SRS (channel 11)

10:00 AM  Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, SD-538
Hearing to examine the nominations of Julia Ruth Gordon, David Uejio,  and Solomon Jeffrey Greene, each to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Coverage: SRS (channel 13)

10:00 AM  Foreign Relations, SH-216/VTC
Hearing to examine the nominations of Michael Raynor to be Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Marc Ostfield to be Ambassador to the Republic of Paraguay, and Troy Damian Fitrell to be Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea, all of the Department of State, and other pending nominations.
Coverage: SRS (channel 15)

10:00 AM  Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, SR-301
Hearing to examine the nomination of Homer L. Wilkes to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment.
Coverage: SRS (channel 14)

10:15 AM  Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, SD-342/VTC
Hearing to examine domestic terrorism and violent extremism, focusing on the threat of racially, ethnically, religiously, and politically motivated attacks.
Coverage: C-SPAN, FedNet
SRS (channel 10)

Time to be announced. – S-115 Intelligence
Closed business meeting to consider pending intelligence matters.