Saturday, January 25, 2020

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Foreign Relations
To receive a closed briefing on United States-Iran policy and authorities for the use of force.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearings to examine America's fiscal path.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety
Hearings to examine building infrastructure in America, focusing on an overview of the Build America Bureau and the Department of Transportation Rural Transportation Initiatives.

Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hearings to examine the state of human rights in Crimea.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Aging
Hearings to examine protecting seniors from the Social Security Impersonation Scam.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine stakeholder perspectives on the importance of the United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

Veterans' Affairs
Business meeting to consider
S. 785, to improve mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs,
S. 2336, to improve the management of information technology projects and investments of the Department of Veterans Affairs,
S. 2864, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on information sharing between the Department of Veterans Affairs and designated relatives and friends of veterans regarding the assistance and benefits available to the veterans,
S. 524, to establish the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs,
S. 2594, to amend title 5, United States Code, to modify certain requirements with respect to service and retirement for the purposes of veterans' preference for Federal hiring,
S. 850, to extend the authorization of appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs for purposes of awarding grants to veterans service organizations for the transportation of highly rural veterans,
S. 3110, to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disability and pension benefits provided to members of the National Guard and members of reserve components of the Armed Forces by the Department of Veterans Affairs,
S. 123, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a contract or other agreement with a third party to review appointees in the Veterans Health Administration who had a license terminated for cause by a State licensing board for care or services rendered at a non-Veterans Health Administration facility and to provide individuals treated by such an appointee with notice if it is determined that an episode of care or services to which they received was below the standard of care,
S. 450, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to expedite the onboarding process for new medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to reduce the duration of the hiring process for such medical providers,
S. 3182, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Women's Health Transition Training pilot program through at least fiscal year 2020, and the nomination of Grant C. Jaquith, of New York, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Hearings to examine human rights and democracy, focusing on obstacles and opportunities in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe region.


Thursday, January 30, 2020

Armed Services
Hearings to examine United States Africa Command and United States Southern Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program.

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