Saturday, July 6, 2019

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Hearings to examine protecting innocence in a digital world.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Hearings to examine implementation of the National Defense Strategy in the United States Southern Command area of responsibility.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Aviation and Space
Hearings to examine NASA exploration plans, focusing on where we have been and where we are going.

Energy and Natural Resources
Subcommittee on Energy
Hearings to examine
• S. 1602, to amend the United States Energy Storage Competitiveness Act of 2007 to establish a research, development, and demonstration program for grid-scale energy storage systems,
• S. 1593, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy storage research program, a demonstration program, and a technical assistance and grant program,
• S. 1183, to establish an energy storage and microgrid grant and technical assistance program,
• S. 1741, to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to advance energy storage deployment by reducing the cost of energy storage through research, development, and demonstration,
• S. 2048, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a demonstration initiative focused on the development of long-duration energy storage technologies, including a joint program to be established in consultation with the Secretary of Defense,
• S. 1685, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program for the research, development, and demonstration of commercially viable technologies for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-generated power,
• S. 143, to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve health care services for veterans in the United States,
• S. 983, to amend the Energy Conservation and Production Act to reauthorize the weatherization assistance program,
• S. 1857, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to improve Federal energy and water performance requirements for Federal buildings and establish a Federal Energy Management Program,
• S. 1064, to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study on the national security implications of building ethane and other natural-gas-liquids-related petrochemical infrastructure in the United States, and
• H.R. 1138, to reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project.

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hearings to examine how the special diabetes program is changing the lives of Americans with Type 1 diabetes.

Armed Services
Business meeting to consider pending military nominations.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider pending calendar business.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine investing in America's surface transportation infrastructure, focusing on the need for a multi-year reauthorization bill.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine defense cooperation, focusing on the use of emergency authorities under the Arms Export Control Act.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nomination of Gen. Mark A. Milley, for reappointment to the grade of General, and to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the United States Army.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine evolving global natural gas markets, the increasingly important role of United States liquefied natural gas, and the competitive outlook.

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

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