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*UPDATE AS OF 6/23:  PRESS 2019 CREDENTIALS ARE VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2020*

 The Senate ID Office hours are 8am-12pm, Monday-Friday. You will need a Press 19 or Press 20 credential to enter the Capitol and all office buildings; if you do not have a Press 19 or Press 20, you will need to be escorted by a colleague who does. If you wish to pay for your press credential with a credit card, please notify Ellen Eckert at: ellen_eckert@saa.senate.gov; provide your name, organization, phone number and a time of day you're available and she will call you.

SENATE SCHEDULE

July 20, 2020

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions with no business conducted on the following dates and times: 

Monday, July 6th at 11:15am;

Thursday, July 9th at 10:00am;

Monday, July 13th at 5:30pm; and

Thursday, July 16th at 10:30am.

 When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, July 20, 2020.

 On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will enter Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture.





NEWS EVENTS

July 2, 2020

12:30 PM Senate GOP Luncheon

SH-216 (alcove)

NBC pool fed to CAP DA 11 (set-up not prior to 11:30am)



ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM (EBBS) 


COMMITTEE HEARINGS

July 2, 2020

10:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies   

Hearing to examine Operation Warp Speed, focusing on researching, manufacturing, and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.

SD-106

Coverage: SRS (channel 10) 

Pool coverage: C-SPAN

Dias Camera – CAP DA 5

Witness Camera – CAP DA 2

Side Camera – CAP DA 3

Remote Participant Feed – CAP DA 4

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10:00 AM       Judiciary

Business meeting to consider pending legislation and nominations.

SR-325

Coverage: SRS (channel 12) 

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11:00 AM Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Hearing to examine human rights at home, focusing on implications for United States leadership.

WEBEX         

Coverage: SRS (channel 11)

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11:30 AM Intelligence

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

SVC-217

Coverage: N/A