Saturday, December 1, 2018

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.


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine pilot programs at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Energy and Natural Resources
Subcommittee on National Parks
Hearings to examine
• S. 2395, to amend title 54, United States Code, to authorize the provision of technical assistance under the Preserve America Program and to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into partnerships with communities adjacent to units of the National Park System to leverage local cultural heritage tourism assets,
• S. 2895 and H.R. 5613, bills to designate the Quindaro Townsite National Historic Landmark,
• S. 3291, to reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route,
• S. 3439 and H.R. 5532, bills to redesignate the Reconstruction Era National Monument as the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park,
• S. 3468, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System,
• S. 3505, to provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War,
• S. 3527 and H.R. 5585, bills to extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission,
• S. 3533, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain river segments within the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System,
• S. 3545, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve home health payment reforms under the Medicare program,
• S. 3571 and H.R. 5420, bills to authorize the acquisition of land for addition to the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site in the State of New York,
• S. 3646, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept certain properties in the State of Missouri,
• S. 3609 and H.R. 801, bills to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Route 66 National Historic Trail,
• S. 3659, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an "American World War II Heritage City",
• H.R. 1220, to establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62,
• H.R. 3607, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System,
• H.R. 3961, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Kissimmee River and its tributaries in the State of Florida for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System,
• H.R. 5005, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System,
• H.R. 5706, to establish the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in the State of Hawai'i and the Honouliuli National Historic Site in the State of Hawai'i,
• H.R. 6077, recognizing the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York,
• H.R. 6599, to modify the application of temporary limited appointment regulations to the National Park Service, and
• H.R. 6687, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to manage the Point Reyes National Seashore in the State of California consistently with Congress' long-standing intent to continue to authorize working dairies and ranches on agricultural property as part of the seashore's unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values.

Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy
Hearings to examine Zimbabwe after the elections.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine China's non-traditional espionage against the United States, focusing on the threat and potential policy responses.

Joint Economic Committee
Hearings to examine the economic outlook.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Hearings to examine the future of nuclear power, focusing on advanced reactors.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Sea Power, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Hearings to examine Navy and Marine Corps readiness.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Hearings to examine a comparative look at competition law approaches to monopoly and abuse of dominance in the United States and European Union.


Thursday, December 6, 2018

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
Hearings to examine preparing for maritime transportation in a changing arctic.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine proxy process and rules, focusing on current practices and potential changes.

Armed Services
To receive a closed briefing on the security situation in Afghanistan.

Rules and Administration
An oversight hearing to examine the Architect of the Capitol's human resources policies.

Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

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