Saturday, March 7, 2020

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Matthew P. Donovan, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness, and
William Jordan Gillis, of Georgia, and
Victor G. Mercado, of California, both to be an Assistant Secretary, all of the Department of Defense.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Federal Communications Commission.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus semi-annual report to Congress

Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2021 for the Department of the Interior.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Hearings to examine competition in digital technology markets, focusing on self-preferencing by digital platforms.

Rules and Administration
Hearings to examine the nomination of James E. Trainor III, of Texas, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
Hearings to examine fragility in the Sahel.

Judiciary
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Hearings to examine copyright law in foreign jurisdictions, focusing on how other countries are handling digital piracy.

Intelligence
Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Veterans' Affairs
Business meeting to consider the nomination of Scott J. Laurer, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Department of Defense
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Navy and Marine Corps.

Armed Services
Subcommittee on SeaPower
Hearings to examine Marine Corps ground modernization in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider
S. 1046, to establish the Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth,
S. 3132, to extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006,
S. 3191, to increase the capacity of research and development programs of the Federal Government that focus on industries of the future,
S. 3248, to reauthorize the United States Anti-Doping Agency,
S. 3303, to amend title 49, United States Code, to promote transportation career opportunities and improve diversity in the workforce,
H.R. 835, to impose criminal sanctions on certain persons involved in international doping fraud conspiracies, to provide restitution for victims of such conspiracies, and to require sharing of information with the United States Anti-Doping Agency to assist its fight against doping, and routine lists in the Coast Guard;
to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine pending nominations.

Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the nominations of
Douglas Benevento, of Colorado, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and
David A. Wright, of South Carolina, and Christopher T. Hanson, of Michigan, both to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine Assad's campaign against the Syrian people.

Judiciary
Hearings to examine the EARN IT Act, focusing on holding the tech industry accountable in the fight against online child sexual exploitation.

Veterans' Affairs
A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of The American Legion.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Government Accountability Office and Congressional Budget Office.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Intelligence
Closed business meeting to consider pending intelligence matters;
to be immediately followed by a closed hearing to examine certain intelligence matters.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation within the Department of the Interior.

Armed Services
Hearings to examine personnel programs in the Department of Defense in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Business meeting to consider
S. 3045, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to protect United States critical infrastructure by ensuring that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has the legal tools it needs to notify private and public sector entities put at risk by cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the networks and systems that control critical assets of the United States,
S. 2757, to waive the imposition of a civil fine for certain first-time paperwork violations by small business concerns,
S. 2502, to ban the Federal procurement of certain drones and other unmanned aircraft systems,
S. 2722, to prohibit agencies from using Federal funds for publicity or propaganda purposes,
S. 3207, to require the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to establish a Cybersecurity State Coordinator in each State,
S. 3332, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the halt in pension payments for Members of Congress sentenced for certain offenses,
S. 2847, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 42 Main Street in Slatersville, Rhode Island, as the "Specialist Matthew R. Turcotte Post Office",
S. 2945, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 171 South Maple Street in Dana, Indiana, as the Ernest "Ernie" T. Pyle Post Office,
S. 3257, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 311 West Wisconsin Avenue in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, as the "Einar 'Sarge' H. Ingman, Jr. Post Office Building",
S. 3365, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Crosby Street in Mansfield, Louisiana, as the "Dr. C. O. Simpkins, Sr., Post Office",
H.R. 3675, to require a review of Department of Homeland Security trusted traveler programs,
H.R. 2589, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a homeland intelligence doctrine for the Department of Homeland Security,
H.R. 4761, to ensure U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, agents, and other personnel have adequate synthetic opioid detection equipment, that the Department of Homeland Security has a process to update synthetic opioid detection capability,
H.R. 5273, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop a plan to increase to 100 percent the rates of scanning of commercial and passenger vehicles entering the United States at land ports of entry along the border using large-scale non-intrusive inspection systems to enhance border security,
H.R. 4713, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements in the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security,
H.R. 4739, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to protect U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, agents, other personnel, and canines against potential synthetic opioid exposure,
H.R. 1833, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, New York, as the "Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson Post Office Building",
H.R. 3207, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building",
H.R. 3329, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building",
H.R. 4794, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8320 13th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, as the "Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini Post Office Building",
H.R. 4981, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2505 Derita Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the "Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office",
H.R. 5037, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3703 North Main Street in Farmville, North Carolina, as the "Walter B. Jones, Jr. Post Office",
H.R. 3317, to permit the Scipio A. Jones Post Office in Little Rock, Arkansas, to accept and display a portrait of Scipio A. Jones,
• an original bill entitled, "Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2020",
• an original bill entitled, "Guidance Clarity Act of 2020",
• an original bill entitled, "Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020", andthe motion to issue a subpoena to Andrii Telizhenko as described in Schedule A.


Thursday, March 12, 2020

Armed Services
Hearings to examine United States Central Commandin review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program;
to be immediately followed by a closed session in SVC-217.

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
Hearings to examine agriculture innovation and the Federal biotechnology regulatory framework.

Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Hearings to examine the coronavirus and America's small business supply chain.

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Department of Agriculture.

Budget
Hearings to examine the Government Accountability Offices annual report on the nation's fiscal health.

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