Saturday, April 13, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — April 15, 2019

Oil and Gas Development: Impacts on Air Pollution and Sacred Sites
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (Committee on Natural Resources) 

Source: House.gov


Tuesday — April 16, 2019

Voting Rights and Election Administration in the Dakotas
Subcommittee on Elections (Committee on House Administration)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council, Building #1
North Standing Rock Avenue
Fort Yates, ND 58538 


Source: House.gov


Thursday — April 18, 2019

Voting Rights and Election Administration in North Carolina
Subcommittee on Elections (Committee on House Administration) 

Source: House.gov

Senate Floor Schedule

Senate Program:

Pro Forma Sessions--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Senate adjourn, to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times, and that following each pro forma session, the Senate adjourn until the next pro forma session:
Monday, April 15, 2019, at 3 p.m.;
Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 11:45 a.m.;
Monday, April 22, 2019, at 9 a.m.;
Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.;
and that when the Senate adjourns on Thursday, April 25, 2019, it next convene at 3 p.m., on Monday, April 29, 2019.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Key panel examining whether IRS 'properly auditing' Trump

Grassley: 'Double standard' if Dems don't back probing Obama-era scandals

Republican releases transcript of top FBI lawyer during Clinton, Trump-Russia investigations

House hearing on hate was not uplifting

Senate Judiciary Committee held hearing on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

The bias on social networks is toward polarization

Senate Armed Services Committee aiming to mark up annual defense policy legislation (NDAA) week of May 20

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House passes bill to modernize IRS

House Passes Bill to Derail ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’

Senate approves retired Gen. John Abizaid as lead diplomat to Saudi Arabia

Senate confirms interior secretary


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Saturday, April 6, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — April 8, 2019

• H.R. 1644 — Save the Internet Act of 2019;
• H.R. 2021 — Investing for the People Act of 2019

Committee on Rules 

Source: House.gov


Tuesday — April 9, 2019

Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism
Committee on the Judiciary 

"The Equality Act (H.R. 5): Ensuring the Right to Learn and Work Free from Discrimination."
Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services (Committee on Education and Labor) 

House Floor Schedule

Legislative Program for next week

On Monday, the House meets at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, the House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Wednesday, the House meets at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

On Thursday and Friday, no votes are expected in the House.


Full floor colloquy on next week's House schedule

Net Neutrality
Israel vs. BDS
April 15 Budget Deadline
USMCA
Born-Alive Protection

Majority Leader Hoyer seemed to indicate House Democrats were conditioning their bringing up H.R. 962 in the House on Senate Republicans taking up H.R. 1, their priority legislation, in the Senate.

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Business meeting to consider the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis, of Connecticut, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for a term of five years, and other pending nominations.

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the posture of the Department of the Navy in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2020 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2020 for the Forest Service.

Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
Hearings to examine ARIA in action, focusing on human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearings to examine migration at the United States Southern border, focusing on perspectives from the frontline.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

Senate Floor Schedule

Thursday, Senate began consideration of several nominations.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Daniel Desmond Domenico, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Patrick R. Wyrick, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Cheryl Marie Stanton, of South Carolina, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of John P. Abizaid, of Nevada, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of Holly A. Brady, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana.

Senate began consideration of the nomination of David Steven Morales, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

House Oversight votes to subpoena ex-White House official for security clearance investigation

Jerry Nadler’s Mueller report subpoena isn’t legit without impeachment inquiry

House Panel Holds Hearing on ‘Equality Act’

Pro-Life Committee Activity Update


Floor Outlook

House Speaker Pelosi cites labor, enforcement concerns over new NAFTA (USMCA)

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Disaster relief bill fails in Senate

House condemns Trump's latest health care freedom push

Senate changes procedures to speed up Trump nominees

House approves domestic violence law with new gun restrictions and transgender provisions

House votes to stop supporting Yemen war

U.S. Senate confirms housing regulator overseeing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac


Floor attempts to protect human life, prohibit infanticide

House: Monday, Tuesday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Tuesday, Representative Scalise presented to the clerk a motion to discharge the Committee on Rules from the consideration of H.Res. 102, providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 962) to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (Discharge Petition No. 1).

Thursday, Majority Whip Scalise asked Majority Leader Hoyer about bringing up H.R. 962 during the floor colloquy.

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