Saturday, June 15, 2019

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine deferred maintenance needs and potential solutions on Federal lands administered by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine the Lower Health Care Costs Act.

Finance
Hearings to examine the President's 2019 trade policy agenda and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Business meeting to consider the nominations of
Thomas Peter Feddo, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security,
Ian Paul Steff, of Indiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service,
Michelle Bowman, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
Paul Shmotolokha, of Washington, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and
Allison Herren Lee, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission;
to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Security
Hearings to examine drone security, focusing on enhancing innovation and mitigating supply chain risks.

Foreign Relations
Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation
Hearings to examine Ukraine's progress and Russia's malign activities five years after the revolution of dignity.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Constitution
Hearings to examine keeping Congress accountable, focusing on term limits in the United States.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Aging
Hearings to examine the complex web of prescription drug prices, focusing on examining agency efforts to further competition and increase affordability.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1539, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide funding to secure nonprofit facilities from terrorist attacks,
• S. 1419, to require agencies to publish an advance notice of proposed rule making for major rules,
• S. 1151, to prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Maduro regime,
• S. 1521, to amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal employees,
• S. 1004, to increase the number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers and support staff and to require reports that identify staffing, infrastructure, and equipment needed to enhance security at ports of entry,
• S. 764, to provide for congressional approval of national emergency declarations,
• S. 979, to amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to incorporate the recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office relating to advance contracts,
• S. 731, to amend the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to authorize certain polygraph waiver authority,
• S. 734, to leverage Federal Government procurement power to encourage increased cybersecurity for Internet of Things devices,
• S. 1272, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls, Rhode Island, as the "Elizabeth Buffum Chace Post Office",
• S. 1759, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Richard G. Lugar Post Office Building",
• H.R. 150, to modernize Federal grant reporting,
• H.R. 1198, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 South Boulder Highway in Henderson, Nevada, as the "Henderson Veterans Memorial Post Office Building",
• H.R. 1449, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3033 203rd Street in Olympia Fields, Illinois, as the "Captain Robert L. Martin Post Office",
• an original bill entitled, "DHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Act",
• an original bill entitled, "Government Shutdown Accountability Act",
• an original bill entitled, "Secure Federal Leases from Espionage and Suspicious Entanglements Act",
• an original bill entitled, "State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2019",
• an original bill entitled, "Bulb Replacement Improving Government with High-Efficient Technology Act of 2019",
and the nominations of
Chad F. Wolf, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans,
Jeffrey Byard, of Alabama, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and
Troy D. Edgar, of California, to be Chief Financial Officer, all of the Department of Homeland Security, John Mc
Leod Barger, of California, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service, and
B. Chad Bungard, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearings to examinetheFixing America's Surface Transportation Act reauthorization, focusing on transportation and safety issues.

Energy and Natural Resources
Subcommittee on National Parks
Hearings to examine
• S. 225, 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. 298, to establish the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in the State of Illinois,
• S. 327, to amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability,
• S. 389, to authorize the Society of the First Infantry Division to make modifications to the First Division Monument located on Federal land in Presidential Park in the District of Columbia,
• S. 641, to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Yucca House National Monument,
• S. 774, to adjust the boundary of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor,
• S. 849, to provide for the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of the names of the lost crew members of the U.S.S. Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969,
• S. 1152, to provide for the transfer of administrative jurisdiction over certain parcels of Federal land in Arlington, Virginia,
• S. 1582, to establish the White Sands National Park in the State of New Mexico as a unit of the National Park System, and
• S. 1705, to authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine combating kleptocracy, focusing on beneficial ownership, money laundering, and other reforms.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nomination of Kelly Craft, of Kentucky, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador and the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations, and to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations.

Appropriations
Business meeting to markup an original bill entitled, "Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border, 2019".

Indian Affairs
Hearings to examine
• S. 227, to direct the Attorney General to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols appropriate to address missing and murdered Indians,
• S. 288, to amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence,
• S. 290, to protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country,
• S. 982, to increase intergovernmental coordination to identify and combat violent crime within Indian lands and of Indians, and an original bill entitled, "Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act".

Budget
Hearings to examine fixing a broken budget process, focusing on lessons from states.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Hearings to examine the Small Business Administration's Office of Disaster Assistance and the response to recent catastrophic floods.

Veterans' Affairs
Hearings to examine leveraging veteran networks to tackle suicide, focusing onharnessing the power of community.


Thursday, June 20, 2019

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Andrew P. Bremberg, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador,
Philip S. Goldberg, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia,
Doug Manchester, of California, to be Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas,
Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador to Romania,
Richard B. Norland, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to Libya,
Jonathan R. Cohen, of California, to be Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, and
John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, all of the Department of State, and other pending nominations.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine outside perspectives on the collection of beneficial ownership information.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine opportunities and challenges for advanced geothermal energy development in the United States.

Judiciary
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1494, to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to protect alien minors and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to end abuse of the asylum system and establish refugee application and processing centers outside the United States,
and the nominations of
Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit,
Mary S. McElroy, to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island,
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,
Stephanie Dawkins Davis, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan,
Stephanie A. Gallagher, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland,
Lewis J. Liman, and Mary Kay Vyskocil, both to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York,
Martha Maria PacoldMary M. Rowland, and Steven C. Seeger, each to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois,
Jason K. Pulliam, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas,
John L. Sinatra, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Western District of New York,
Frank William Volk, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia,
David Austin Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, and
Edward W. Felten, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection
An oversight hearing to examine the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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