U.S. Senate Committees

U.S. House Committees

Senate Hearings

Tuesday

10am (ET)
Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine surface transportation reauthorization, focusing on the importance of a long term reauthorization.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Oversight hearings to examine the Federal government's role in wildfire management, the impact of fires on communities, and potential improvements to be made in fire operations.

10am (ET)
Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee
Committee on Environment and Public Works

Hearings to examine the legal implications of the Clean Power Plan.

10:30am (ET)
Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2016 for the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearings to examine the U.S. Grain Standards Act.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Hearings to examine precision medicine for patients.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Hearings to examine pending nominations.

3:30pm (ET)
Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of State.

Wednesday

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Environment and Public Works

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2015 for the Fish and Wildlife Service, and S.1036, to require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to provide certain Western States assistance in the development of statewide conservation and management plans or the protection and recovery of sage-grouse species, S.855, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to permit Governors of States to regulate intrastate endangered species and intrastate threatened species, S.736, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require disclosure to States of the basis of determinations under such Act, to ensure use of information provided by State, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking under such Act, S.655, to prohibit the use of funds by the Secretary of the Interior to make a final determination on the listing of the northern long-eared bat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, S.468, to provide a categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to allow the Director of the Bureau of Land Management and the Chief of the Forest Service to remove Pinyon-Juniper trees to conserve and restore the habitat of the greater sage-grouse and the mule deer, S.293, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements, S.292, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, S.112, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior to publish and make available for public comment a draft economic analysis at the time a proposed rule to designate critical habitat is published, and S.1081, to end the use of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine ensuring an informed citizenry, focusing on examining the Administration's efforts to improve open government.

10am (ET)
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine global health problems.

10am (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine the nominations of Daniel R. Elliott III, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board, and Mario Cordero, of California, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner.

10am (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Business meeting to consider S.280, to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, S.750, to achieve border security on certain Federal lands along the Southern border, S.282, to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost and performance of Government programs and areas of duplication among them, S.434, to strengthen the accountability of individuals involved in misconduct affecting the integrity of background investigations, to update guidelines for security clearances, to prevent conflicts of interest relating to contractors providing background investigation fieldwork services and investigative support services, H.R.623, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish a social media working group, S.179, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 3rd Avenue, NW, in Chisholm, Minnesota, as the "James L. Oberstar Memorial Post Office Building", S.994, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 Walter Hammond Place in Waldwick, New Jersey, as the "Staff Sergeant Joseph D'Augustine Post Office Building", an original bill entitled, "Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015", an original bill entitled, "Truth in Settlements Act of 2015", an original bill entitled, "Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015", and the nominations of David Michael Bennett, of North Carolina, Mickey D. Barnett, of New Mexico, Stephen Crawford, of Maryland, and James C. Miller, III, of Virginia, each to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service.

10am (ET)
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Hearings to examine reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on the role of consumer information in college choice.

10:30am (ET)
Department of Defense Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Defense.

2pm (ET)
Special Committee on Aging

Hearings to examine aging in place, focusing on advances in technology that help seniors live independently.

2:15pm (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine nominations.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine the impact of federal labor and safety laws on the U.S. seafood industry.

Thursday

10am (ET)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearings to examine child nutrition programs.

10am (ET)
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine rural health.

10am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine safeguarding American interests in the East and South China Seas.

10am (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine social media in the next evolution of terrorist recruitment.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine S.1137, to amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections.

10:30am (ET)
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Justice.

Tuesday, May 12th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine S.883, to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, and research capabilities in the United States.


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