U.S. Senate Committees

U.S. House Committees

Senate Hearings

Today

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

To resume hearings to examine worldwide threats.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Business meeting to consider an original bill entitled, "End Modern Slavery and Trafficking Initiative Act of 2015".

9:30am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Business meeting to consider S.178, to provide justice for the victims of trafficking, S.166, to stop exploitation through trafficking, and the nominations of Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General, Michelle K. Lee, of California, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alfred H. Bennett, George C. Hanks, Jr., and Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., each to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Jill N. Parrish, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah, and Nancy B. Firestone, of Virginia, Thomas L. Halkowski, of Pennsylvania, Patricia M. McCarthy, of Maryland, Jeri Kaylene Somers, of Virginia, and Armando Omar Bonilla, of the District of Columbia, each to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for Veterans' programs and fiscal year 2017 advance appropriations request.

9:45am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Forest Service.

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

Business meeting to consider pending calendar business.

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

Hearings to examine medical and public health preparedness and response, focusing on future threats.

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

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

2:30pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Tuesday

9am (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine a review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine Federal Reserve accountability and reform.

2:30pm (ET)
Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee
Committee on the Judiciary

An oversight hearing to examine United States citizenship and immigration services, focusing on ensuring angency priorities comply with the law.

Wednesday

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

An oversight hearing to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Environmental Protection Agency.

10am (ET)
Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

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

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 oversight and reform of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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

Business meeting to consider an original bill entitled, "Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015", 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, H.R.460, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, H.R.615, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, an original bill entitled, "Federal Improper Payments Coordination Act", an original bill entitled, "Presidential Library Donations Act", an original bill entitled, "Federal Vehicle Repair Costs Savings Act", S.546, to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Subcommittee under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council to provide recommendations on emergency responder training and resources relating to hazardous materials incidents involving railroads, S.242, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide leave to any new Federal employee who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability, S.86, to amend title 44 of the United States Code, to provide for the suspension of fines under certain circumstances for first-time paperwork violations by small business concerns, and S.136, to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine whistleblower retaliation at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, focusing on improving protections and oversight.

10am (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Navy and Marine Corps. 

10:30am (ET)
Committee on the Budget

Hearings to examine wasteful duplication in the Federal government.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

Hearings to examine S.438, to provide for the repair, replacement, and maintenance of certain Indian irrigation projects.

2:30pm (ET)
Energy and Water Development Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

2:30pm (ET)
Personnel Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine the Active, Guard, Reserve, and civilian personnel programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

2:30pm (ET)
Joint Economic Committee

Hearings to examine the Economic Report of the President 2015.

3:30pm (ET)
Strategic Forces Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine United States nuclear weapons policy, programs, and strategy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Thursday, March 5th

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine the postures on the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine opportunities for the United States to build on its status as an Arctic nation for the betterment of the nation and those who live in the Arctic.

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

Hearings to examine America's health information technology (IT) transformation, focusing on translating the promise of electronic health records into better care.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Business meeting to consider pending calendar business.

10am (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation from the American Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Military Officers Association of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Vietnam Veterans of America, Blinded Veterans Association, and the National Council on Aging.

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

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

3pm (ET)
Legislative Branch Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Capitol Police.

Tuesday, March 10th

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Thursday, March 12th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine S.556, to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting.

2:30pm (ET)
Strategic Forces Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

To receive a closed briefing on missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Tuesday, March 17th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the state of technological innovation related to the electric grid.

Wednesday, March 18th

10am (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation from multiple veterans service organizations.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission.

Tuesday, March 24th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine management reforms to improve forest health and socioeconomic opportunities on the nation's forest system.

Wednesday, March 25th

2:30pm (ET)
Strategic Forces Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.


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