Saturday, July 14, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Monday — July 16, 2018

• H.R. 6147 — Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 [Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019] (Rules Committee Print 115-81 showing the text of H.R. 6147 and H.R. 6258 as reported by the Committee on Appropriations, as modified)
Committee on Rules


Tuesday — July 17, 2018

Combating Fraud in Medicare: A Strategy for Success
Subcommittee on Oversight (Committee on Ways and Means)

The Future of Fossil: Energy Technologies Leading the Way
Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

"A New Horizon in U.S.-Israel Relations: From an American Embassy in Jerusalem to Potential Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty over the Golan Heights"
Subcommittee on National Security (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform)

Realizing the Benefits of Rural Broadband: Challenges and Solutions
Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Examining the Summer Food Service Program"
Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education (Committee on Education and the Workforce)

Tribal Energy Resources: Reducing Barriers to Opportunity
Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform)

Facebook, Google and Twitter: Examining the Content Filtering Practices of Social Media Giants
Committee on the Judiciary

Examining State Efforts to Improve Transparency of Health Care Costs for Consumers
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act: One Year Later
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

• H.R. 559 (Loudermilk), Modern Employment Reform, Improvement, and Transformation (MERIT) Act of 2017;
• H.R. __ (TBD), Merit Systems Protection Board Reauthorization Act of 2018;
• H.R. 5300 (Palmer), Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act of 2018;
• H.R. 4913 (Harris), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 816 — East Salisbury Parkway in Salisbury, Maryland, as the Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner Post Office Building;
• H.R. 5395 (Collins), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 116 — Main Street in Dansville, New York, as the Staff Sergeant Alexandria Gleason-Morrow Post Office Building;
• H.R. 5868 (Gibbs), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 530 — Claremont Avenue in Ashland, Ohio, as the Bill Harris Post Office;
• H.R. 6020 (Bishop-MI), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 325 — South Michigan Avenue in Howell, Michigan, as the Sergeant Donald Burgett Post Office Building;
• H.R. 6059 (Moulton), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 51 — Willow Street in Lynn, Massachusetts, as the Thomas P. Costin, Jr. Post Office Building;
• H.R. 6116 (Moolenaar), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 362 — North Ross Street in Beaverton, Michigan, as the Colonel Alfred Asch Post Office; and
• H.R. 6167 (Roskam), To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5707 — South Cass Avenue in Westmont, Illinois, as the James William Robinson Jr. Memorial Post Office Building.

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 3128
Subcommittee on Environment (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Modernizing Stark Law to Ensure the Successful Transition from Volume to Value in the Medicare Program
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Ways and Means)

Joint Hearing with the Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations: Achieving Government-wide Verification of Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Achieving Government-Wide Verification of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations (Committee on Small Business)

• H. Con. Res. 119 — Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy
Committee on Rules


Wednesday — July 18, 2018

Powering America: The Role of Energy Storage in the Nations Electricity System
Subcommittee on Energy (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission 2018
Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Cryptocurrencies: Oversight of New Assets in the Digital Age
Committee on Agriculture

Are We Ready? Recovering from 2017 — Disasters and Preparing for the 2018 — Hurricane Season
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

2020 — Census: Information Technology Preparations
Subcommittee on Government Operations (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform)

Full Committee will consider the following bills:
• H.R. 5171 (Rep. Scott R. Tipton), To amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to provide for the establishment of a Ski Area Fee Retention Account. Ski Area Fee Retention Act;
• H.R. 5347 (Rep. Mark E. Amodei), To facilitate resolution of environmental remediation and reclamation, resolve potential liability of the United States, and promote economic development in Lyon County, Nevada, and for other purposes. Lyon County Economic Development and Environmental Remediation Act;
• H.R. 5532 (Rep. James E. Clyburn), To redesignate the Reconstruction Era National Monument as the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, and for other purposes. Reconstruction Era National Historical Park Act;
• H.R. 5556 (Rep. Paul A. Gosar), To provide for transparency and reporting related to direct and indirect costs incurred by the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration related to compliance with any Federal environmental laws impacting the conservation of fish and wildlife, and for other purposes. Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018;
• H.R. 5923 (Rep. Bruce Westerman), To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to exchange certain public lands in Ouachita National Forest, and for other purposes. Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act;
• H.R. 5979 (Rep. Harold Rogers), To establish the Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument in the State of Kentucky as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes. Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument Act;
• H.R. 6038 (Rep. Kevin Cramer), To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota;
• H.R. 6039 (Rep. Kevin Cramer), To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes;
• H.R. 6040 (Rep. Mark DeSaulnier), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land and facilities of the Central Valley Project. Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act; and
• H.R. 6146 (Rep. Paul A. Gosar), To authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in Yavapai County, Arizona, and for other purposes. Cottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2018.

Committee on Natural Resources

Regulatory Divergence: Failure of the Administrative State
Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs (Committee on Oversight and Government Reform)

the Effects of Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture and Rural Communities
Subcommittee on Trade (Committee on Ways and Means)

Leadership, Recruitment, and Retention: Examining Efforts by the United States Secret Service to Meet Mission Challenges
Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security (Committee on Homeland Security)

An Update on the Implementation of the Forever GI Bill: Is VA Ready for August 1 st?
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Current Developments in Central Asia
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats (Committee on Foreign Affairs)


Thursday — July 19, 2018

Full Committee Hearing: Chinas Threat to American Government and Private Sector Research and Innovation Leadership
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

21 st Century Cures Implementation: Examining Mental Health Initiatives
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)


Friday — July 20, 2018

No meetings are scheduled.


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