Saturday, September 1, 2018

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — September 4, 2018

• H.R. 1635 — Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act;
• H.R. 4606 — Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act

Committee on Rules


Wednesday — September 5, 2018

The Future of Money: Coins and Banknotes
Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade (Committee on Financial Services)

Innovation in Surface Transportation
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit (Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure)

Opportunities to Improve Health Care
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Reusable Medical Equipment: Continuing to Examine VHAs Sterile Processing Problems.
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships.
Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development (Committee on Education and the Workforce)

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4312, H.R. 6409, and H.R. 6420.
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Twitter: Transparency and Accountability
Committee on Energy and Commerce

House Floor Schedule

On Monday, no votes are expected in the House.

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 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. 6439Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Homeland Security Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Hearings to examine the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, of Maryland, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Hearings to examine foreign influence operations' use of social media platforms.

Joint Conference Committee
Meeting of conferees on H.R. 2, to provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Tuesday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Elad L. Roisman, of Maine, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

FBI agent told House task force the bureau leaked stories to obtain FISA warrants

Inhofe Armed Services Leadership to Depart Drastically From McCain’s

Pushback to reports on FBI agent telling lawmakers the bureau leaked stories to obtain FISA warrant

Here’s All the Republicans Jockeying for Committee Leadership Positions (So Far)

John Dean of Watergate Fame to Testify at Kavanaugh Hearing

Floor Outlook

House hopes to tame student loan crisis with financial literacy bill

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate confirms Trump nominee Richard Clarida as Fed vice chairman

Senate cuts work week short after nominations deal

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