Saturday, August 25, 2018

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
Hearings to examine harmful algal blooms, focusing on the impact on our nation's waters.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Constitution
Hearings to examine threats to religious liberty around the world.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1965, to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to protect the cultural practices and livelihoods of producers of Alaska Native handicrafts and traditional mammoth ivory products,
• S. 2773, to improve the management of driftnet fishing,
• S. 3367, to amend certain transportation-related reporting requirements to improve congressional oversight, reduce reporting burdens, and promote transparency,
• H.R. 4323, to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research,
and the nominations of
Rick A. Dearborn, of Oklahoma, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors,
Kelvin Droegemeier, of Oklahoma, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy,
James Morhard, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and
Joel Szabat, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
An oversight hearing to examine the Food and Drug Administration, focusing on leveraging cutting-edge science and protecting public health.


Thursday, August 30, 2018

Judiciary
Business meeting to consider
• S. 2961, to reauthorize subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990,
• S. 3354, to amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act,
• S. 3170, to amend title 18, United States Code, to make certain changes to the reporting requirement of certain service providers regarding child sexual exploitation visual depictions,
and the nominations of
Ryan Douglas Nelson, of Idaho, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit,
Richard J. Sullivan, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit,
Gary Richard BrownDiane GujaratiEric Ross Komitee, and Rachel P. Kovner,each to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York,
Stephen R. Clark, Sr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri,
Lewis J. Liman, and Mary Kay Vyskocil, both to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York,
John M. O'Connor, to be United States District Judge for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma,
John L. Sinatra, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Western District of New York,
Joshua Wolson, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and
James W. Carroll, Jr., of Virginia, to be Director of National Drug Control Policy.

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