Saturday, October 12, 2019

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Intelligence
Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Aging
Hearings to examine fall prevention, focusing on national, state, and local solutions to better support seniors.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearings to examine feeding America, focusing on making sustainable offshore aquaculture a reality.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the impacts of diseases on wildlife conservation and management.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine United States-Iran policy.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine pending nominations.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Carmen G. Cantor, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia,
Michael George DeSombre, of Illinois, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand,
Sung Y. Kim, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia,
Morse H. Tan, of Illinois, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice, and
Kelley Eckels Currie, of Georgia, to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues, all of the Department of State, and other pending nominations;
to be immediately followed by aSubcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy hearing to examine the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act in action, focusing on implementation and the Indo-Pacific strategy.

Joint Economic Committee
Hearings to examine measuring economic inequality in the United States.

Indian Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine lending opportunities, focusing on homeownership in Indian country.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Armed Services
Closed hearings to examine the situation in Syria and the wider region.

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Hearings to examine implementing the 2018 Farm Bill.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission, focusing on the spectrum auctions program.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report to Congress.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Security
Hearings to examine improving security at Americas airports, focusing on stakeholder perspectives.

Environment and Public Works
Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
Hearings to examine reducing emissions while driving economic growth, focusing on industry-led initiatives.

Judiciary
Business meeting to consider
• S. 2132, to promote security and provide justice for United States victims of international terrorism,
• S. 2511, to amend title 40, United States Code, to provide the Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States and Supreme Court Police with the authority to protect the Chief Justice of the United States, any Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and other individuals in any location,
and the nominations of
Halil Suleyman Ozerden, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit,
David B. Barlow, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah,
John Fitzgerald Kness, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois,
R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama,
Lee Philip Rudofsky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas,
Justin Reed Walker, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky,
Eleni Maria Roumel, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims,
Steven J. Menashi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit,
Karen Spencer Marston, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania,
Richard Earnest Myers II, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina,
Anuraag Singhal, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and
David M. DeVillers, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Department of Justice.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the status of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and related energy security issues.

Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

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