Saturday, October 26, 2019

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Lisa W. Hershman, of Indiana, to be Chief Management Officer,
Dana S. Deasy, of Virginia, to be Chief Information Officer, and
Robert John Sander, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Navy, all of the Department of Defense.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearings to examine aviation safety and the future of Boeing's 737 MAX.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Roxanne Cabral, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands,
Robert S. Gilchrist, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania, and
Yuri Kim, of Guam, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Albania, all of the Department of State.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Energy and Natural Resources
Subcommittee on Water and Power
Hearings to examine the use of technology and innovation to increase water security and enable economic development in the West.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the nomination of Sean O'Donnell, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine pending nominations.

Finance
Subcommittee on Health Care
Hearings to examine Medicaid, focusing on compliance with eligibility requirements.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
To receive a closed briefing on Department of Defense cyber operations.

Budget
Hearings to examine the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
Hearings to examine the unauthorized and unaccountable government.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Hearings to examine promoting the useful arts, focusing on how Congress can prevent the issuance of poor quality patents.


Thursday, October 31, 2019

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearings to examine supply chain security, global competitiveness, and 5G.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine
• S. 1665, to modify the procedures for issuing special recreation permits for certain public land units,
• S. 1723, to amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to provide for the establishment of a Ski Area Fee Retention Account, and
• S. 1967, to promote innovative approaches to outdoor recreation on Federal land and to increase opportunities for collaboration with non-Federal partners.

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Business meeting to consider
• S. 1657, to provide assistance to combat the escalating burden of Lyme disease and other tick and vector-borne diseases and disorders,
• S. 2619, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start program,
• S. 1399, to amend title VIII of the Public Health Services Act to revise and extend nursing workforce development programs,
• S. 995, to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care,
• S. 1130, to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life,
• S. 1608, to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of physical activity recommendations for Americans,
• S. 2629, to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the Public Health Service Corps, and an original bill entitled, "Over-the-Counter Drug Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2019".

Judiciary
Business meeting to consider
• 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,
Steven J. Menashi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit,
Jodi W. Dishman, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma,
Richard Earnest Myers II, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina,
Sarah E. Pitlyk, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, and
Daniel Mack Traynor, to be United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota.

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