Saturday, December 8, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Monday — December 10, 2018

Reviewing International Child Abduction
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations (Committee on Foreign Affairs)

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH
On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 5513 – Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 6108 – Preserving Americas Battlefields Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jody Hice / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 3008 – George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 6118 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Rouzer / Natural Resources Committee)

5) H.R. 6665 – Offshore Wind for Territories Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Madeleine Bordallo / Natural Resources Committee)

6) H.Res. 792 – Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clementes place of death near Piones in Loza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jos Serrano / Natural Resources Committee)

7) S. 245 – Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. John Hoeven / Natural Resources Committee)

8) S. 825 – Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources Committee)

9) S. 2511 – CENOTE Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Roger Wicker / Natural Resources Committee)

10) H.R. 6893 – Secret Service Overtime Pay Extension Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Russell / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

11) House Amendment to S. 2248Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Finance
Hearings to examine the nomination of Courtney Dunbar Jones, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court.

Judiciary
An oversight hearing to examine Customs and Border Protection.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hearings to examine religious freedom in Eurasia.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on SeaPower
To receive a closed briefing on recent Chinese and Russian naval activities.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Justin George Muzinich, of New York, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Google Chief to Face House Committee


Floor Outlook

Senate heading for historic vote to pull US military aid to Saudi Arabia

Senators Seek Compromise on Amendments Before Yemen Debate

House set to vote on bill cracking down on drug companies overcharging Medicaid

Hoyer open to Trump infrastructure plan, if it doesn't increase the deficit

Liz Cheney previews GOP's 'fight hard' approach to resisting 'socialist set of agendas' in House

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House quickly passes two-week funding bill to avoid shutdown

Senate confirms Kraninger to lead consumer bureau

Senate confirms Trump’s energy pick

Senate sends two-week funding measure to Trump

Congress Approves Bill to Aid Victims of Genocide

Saturday, December 1, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — December 4, 2018

Oversight Hearing for the Antitrust Enforcement Agencies (Federal Trade Commissions Bureau of Competition and the Department of Justices Antitrust Division)
Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law (Committee on the Judiciary)

Source: House.gov

House Floor Schedule

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3RD
On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 5513 – Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook / Natural Resources Committee)

2) H.R. 3008 – George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway / Natural Resources Committee)

3) H.R. 6118 – To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. David Rouzer / Natural Resources Committee)

4) H.R. 6665 – Offshore Wind for Territories Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Madeleine Bordallo / Natural Resources Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nominations of Lieutenant
General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., to be General and Commander, Central Command, and Lieutenant
General Richard D. Clarke, to be General and Commander, Special Operations Command, both of the Department of Defense.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Michael S. Klecheski, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Mongolia,
Matthew John Matthews, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, and
W. Patrick Murphy, of Vermont, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, all of the Department of State;
to be immediately followed by a Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy hearing to examine the China challenge, focusing on democracy, human rights, and the rule of law.

Finance
Hearings to examine the nomination of Courtney Dunbar Jones, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court.

Rules and Administration
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1010, to amend title 17, United States Code, to provide additional responsibilities for the Register of Copyrights,
and the nominations of
Donald L. Palmer, of Florida, and Benjamin Hovland, of Maryland, both to be a Member of the Election Assistance Commission.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Carol Z. Perez, of Virginia, to be Director General of the Foreign Service, and
Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr., of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia, both of the Department of State.

Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
To receive a briefing on fighting terror, focusing on comparing notes across the Atlantic.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

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