U.S. Senate Committees

U.S. House Committees

Senate Hearings

Today

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

Business meeting to consider S.3084, to invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States, S.827, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications, S.2770, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require providers of a covered service to provide call location information concerning the telecommunications device of a user of such service to an investigative or law enforcement officer in an emergency situation involving risk of death or serious physical injury or in order to respond to the user's call for emergency services, S.2997, to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical telecommunications networks during times of emergency, S.1717, to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials, S.3088, to provide a deadline for compliance with an alternate safety compliance program, S.3087, to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to assist in the awarding of fisheries research and development grants, S.3059, to reauthorize and amend the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue and Response Grant Program, S.2219, to require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the outdoor recreation economy of the United States, S.3086, to reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, an original bill entitled, "Access for Sportfishing Act of 2016", and the nominations of Peggy E. Gustafson, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Department of Commerce, and Michael A. Khouri, of Kentucky, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner.

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

Hearings to examine preparing for and protecting the nation from Zika.

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

Hearings to examine Every Student Succeeds Act implementation, focusing on an update from the Secretary of Education on proposed regulations.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine protecting older Americans from financial exploitation.

10am (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine the consequences of dwindling startup activity.

2pm (ET)
Committee on Appropriations

Business meeting to markup an original bill entitled, "State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 2017".

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

Hearings to examine S.2796, to repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians, S.2959, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, and S.3013, to authorize and implement the water rights compact among the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation, the State of Montana, and the United States.

2:30pm (ET)
Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight
Committee on Environment and Public Works

An oversight hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency enforcement and compliance programs.

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

Hearings to examine S.244, to require an independent comprehensive review of the process by which the Department of Veterans Affairs assesses cognitive impairments that result from traumatic brain injury for purposes of awarding disability compensation, S.603, to amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with rehabilitation, counseling, examination, treatment, and care, S.2210, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to establish peer specialists in patient aligned care teams at medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.2279, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to increase efficiency in the recruitment and hiring by the Department of Veterans Affairs of health care workers that are undergoing separation from the Armed Forces, to create uniform credentialing standards for certain health care professionals of the Department, S.2316, to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the requirements for reissuance of veterans benefits in cases of misuse of benefits by certain fiduciaries to include misuse by all fiduciaries, and to improve oversight of fiduciaries, S.2791, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the treatment of veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, S.2958, to establish a pilot program on partnership agreements to construct new facilities for the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.3021, to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the use of Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to pursue independent study programs at certain educational institutions that are not institutions of higher learning, S.3023, to provide for the reconsideration of claims for disability compensation for veterans who were the subjects of experiments by the Department of Defense during World War II that were conducted to assess the effects of mustard gas or lewisite on people, S.3032, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2016, in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, S.3035, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to increase the use of medical scribes to maximize the efficiency of physicians at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.3055, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a dental insurance plan to veterans and survivors and dependents of veterans, S.3076, to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish caskets and urns for burial in cemeteries of States and tribal organizations of veterans without next of kin or sufficient resources to provide for caskets or urns, S.3081, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide certain employees of members of Congress with access to case-tracking information of the Department of Veterans Affairs, an original bill to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, to improve the enforcement of such employment and reemployment rights, an original bill to expand eligibility for readjustment counseling to certain members of the Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces, an original bill to authorize payment by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the costs associated with service by medical residents and interns at facilities operated by Indian tribes and tribal organizations, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to expand medical residencies and internships at such facilities, and an original bill to authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to acquire, operate, and maintain the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France.

Thursday

9am (ET)
Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine the use of agency regulatory guidance.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Closed hearings to examine national security cyber and encryption challenges.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Business meeting to consider S.651, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, S.718, to modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, S.814, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, S.815, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, S.1007, to amend the Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Act of 1992 to rename a site of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, S.1167, to modify the boundaries of the Pole Creek Wilderness, the Owyhee River Wilderness, and the North Fork Owyhee Wilderness and to authorize the continued use of motorized vehicles for livestock monitoring, herding, and grazing in certain wilderness areas in the State of Idaho, S.1329, to remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, S.1448, to designate the Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary in the State of Oregon, S.1577, 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.1696, to redesignate the Ocmulgee National Monument in the State of Georgia, to revise the boundary of that monument, S.1699, to designate certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and national recreation areas and to make additional wild and scenic river designations in the State of Oregon, S.1777, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, S.1930, to adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, S.1943, to modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the State of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, S.1975, to establish the Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site as a unit of the National Park System, S.1993, to establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in the United States in national service positions to protect, restore, and enhance the great outdoors of the United States, S.2018, to convey, without consideration, the reversionary interests of the United States in and to certain non-Federal land in Glennallen, Alaska, S.2087, to modify the boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, S.2177, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, S.2223, to transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, S.2309, to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish within the National Park Service the U.S. Civil Rights Network, S.2360, to improve the administration of certain programs in the insular areas, S.2379, to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Tucson, Arizona, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversionary interest to the City, S.2383, to withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land in the State of Utah from all forms of public appropriation, to provide for the shared management of the withdrawn land by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Air Force to facilitate enhanced weapons testing and pilot training, enhance public safety, and provide for continued public access to the withdrawn land, to provide for the exchange of certain Federal land and State land, S.2412, to establish the Tule Lake National Historic Site in the State of California, S.2548, to establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, S.2608, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to place signage on Federal land along the trail known as the "American Discovery Trail", S.2616, to modify certain cost-sharing and revenue provisions relating to the Arkansas Valley Conduit, Colorado, S.2620, to facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, S.2805, to modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, S.2839, to amend the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act to extend the authorization for the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission, S.2902, to provide for long-term water supplies, optimal use of existing water supply infrastructure, and protection of exi

9:30am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Business meeting to consider S.247, to amend section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deem specified activities in support of terrorism as renunciation of United States nationality, and the nomination of Carole Schwartz Rendon, of Ohio, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio; to be immediately followed by an oversight hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security.

10am (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine small business survival amidst flood insurance rate increases.

10:30am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine corruption, focusing on violent extremism, kleptocracy, and the dangers of failing governance.

2pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Wednesday, July 13th

10:30am (ET)
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine a review of the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic health record (VistA), progress toward interoperability with the Department of Defense's electronic health record, and plans for the future.

Thursday, July 14th

10am (ET)
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine evaluating the financial risks of China.


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