Saturday, October 19, 2019

House Committee Schedule

Monday — October 21, 2019

Harvesting the Digital Age: Connecting our Communities for a Better Future
Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship (Committee on Small Business)

• H.R. 2513 — Corporate Transparency Act of 2019
Committee on Rules


Tuesday — October 22, 2019

Markup of:
• H.R. 3398, the Pathways to Health Careers Act of 2019
• H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Act Now Act of 2019
• H.R. 4650, the Medicare Dental Act of 2019
• H.R. 4665, the Medicare Vision Act of 2019
• H.R. 4618, the Medicare Hearing Act of 2019

Committee on Ways and Means

The End of Affordable Housing? A Review of the Trump Administration's Plans to Change Housing Finance in America
Committee on Financial Services

Human Rights in South Asia: Views from the State Department and the Region, Panel I
Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation (Committee on Foreign Affairs)

House Floor Schedule

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 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. 4406 – Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2019, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jared Golden / Small Business Committee)

2) H.R. 4405 – Women's Business Centers Improvements Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Sharice Davids / Small Business Committee)

3) H.R. 4407 – SCORE for Small Business Act of 2019 (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Hern / Small Business Committee)

4) H.R. 4387 – To establish Growth Accelerator Fund Competition within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep. Adriano Espaillat / Small Business Committee)

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine the status of the Consolidated Audit Trail.

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine international efforts to increase energy efficiency and opportunities to advance energy efficiency in the United States.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Joshua A. Deahl, to be an Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals,
Deborah J. Israel and Andrea L. Hertzfeld, both to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and
Robert Anthony Dixon, to be United States Marshal for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Department of Justice.

Hearings to examine sanctuary jurisdictions, focusing on the impact on public safety and victims.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia (Treaty Doc. 116–1), and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, 10/17, Senate began consideration of the following:

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Former Trump Russia adviser Fiona Hill, under subpoena, testifies before lawmakers conducting House impeachment inquiry

'These are not hearings. These are depositions': Democrats justify secret impeachment inquiry

Sheila Jackson Lee disagrees with Schiff on whistleblower: 'It is important for us to hear' the testimony

Cummings replacement: Carolyn Maloney named acting chairwoman of House Oversight committee

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House passes trio of measures supporting Hong Kong protesters

U.S. House passes legislation taking hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

Bipartisan House majority rebukes President Trump's actions on Syria with resolution

U.S. Senate fails to override Trump veto of bill to end border emergency

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