Committee Meeting Calendar

Committees conduct their business during hearings, mark-up sessions, and other business meetings. All times are in Eastern Time when the meeting is in Washington, D.C. Shaded meetings were posted within the last 36 hours. (Source: the Senate and docs.House.gov)

Track Meetings

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9:30 a.m.


Location: SD-124

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Hearings to examine democracy and human rights abuses in Russia.

10 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2118

House Committee on Armed Services

Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region


Location: RHOB 2123

House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Environment

H.R.___, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017


Location: RHOB 2128

House Committee on Financial Services

“A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs”


Location: RHOB 2141

House Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service


Location: RHOB 2318

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Advances in the Search for Life


Location: RHOB 2020

House Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Social Security

Hearing on Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention, and Detection


Location: SR-253

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine reopening the American frontier, focusing on reducing regulatory barriers and expanding American free enterprise in space.


Location: SD-430

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Business meeting to consider S.652, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children, S.849, to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control, an original bill entitled, "National Clinical Care Commission Act", an original bill entitled, "Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act", and the nomination of Scott Gottlieb, of Connecticut, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services.


Location: SD-342

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine duplication, waste, and fraud in Federal programs.


Location: SD-106

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Hearings to examine the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency.


Location: SD-226

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine the nominations of Amul R. Thapar, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, and Makan Delrahim, of California, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice.


Location: SR-428A

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine the challenges and opportunities of running a small business in rural America.

10:15 a.m.


Location: SD-406

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Hearings to examine the technical, scientific, and legal basis of the Waters of the United States Rule.

10:30 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2175

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

H.R. 1180, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.


Location: SD-192

Senate Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Defense

Hearings to examine a review of National Guard and Reserve programs and readiness.

11 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2360

House Committee on Small Business

Storm Watch: Making Sure SBA’s Disaster Loan Program is Prepared

1:30 p.m.


Location: Select one

House Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Defense

U.S. Pacific Command


Location: SD-419

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine the nominations of Tulinabo Salama Mushingi, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, and Todd Philip Haskell, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo, both of the Department of State.

2 p.m.


Location: RHOB 2118

House Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Creating a Flexible and Effective Information Technology Management and Acquisition System: Elements for Success in a Rapidly Changing Landscape


Location: RHOB 2154

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Operations

“Reviewing the Unintended Consequences of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act”


Location: LHOB 1100

House Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Oversight

Hearing on the 2017 Tax Filing Season

2:30 p.m.


Location: RHOB 2172

House Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

China’s Technological Rise: Challenges to U.S. Innovation and Security

4 p.m.


Location: LHOB 1324

House Committee on Natural Resources

The Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday April 26, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. The Committee will consider the following bills: • H.R. 220 (Rep. Don Young of AK), To authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes; • H.R. 497 (Rep. Paul Cook), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public lands in San Bernardino County, California, to the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District, and to accept in return certain exchanged non-public lands, and for other purposes. “Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act”; • H.R. 660 (Rep. Paul Gosar), To require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets. “Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act”; • H.R. 1073 (Rep. Don Beyer), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes; • H.R. 1135 (Rep. James Clyburn), To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program; • H.R. 1500 (Rep. Joseph Crowley), To redesignate the small triangular property located in Washington, DC, and designated by the National Park Service as reservation 302 as “Robert Emmet Park”, and for other purposes. “Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017”; • H.R. 1654 (Rep. Tom McClintock), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to coordinate Federal and State permitting processes related to the construction of new surface water storage projects on lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture and to designate the Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for permit processing, and for other purposes. “Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act”; • H.R. 1715 (Rep. Bennie Thompson of MS), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, and for other purposes. “Medgar Evers House Study Act”; • H.R. 1769 (Rep. David Valadao), To affirm an agreement between the United States and Westlands Water District dated September 15, 2015, and for other purposes. “San Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act”; • H.R. 1807 (Rep. Louie Gohmert), To exempt from the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers between any of the States of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. “Public Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017”; • H.R. 1873 (Rep. Doug LaMalfa), To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to enhance the reliability of the electricity grid and reduce the threat of wildfires to and from electric transmission and distribution facilities on Federal lands by facilitating vegetation management on such lands. “Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act”; • H.R. 1967 (Rep. Doug Lamborn), To amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to authorize pumped storage hydropower development utilizing multiple Bureau of Reclamation reservoirs. “Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act”; and • H.R. 2085 (Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan), To approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau, and for other purposes. On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Committee will convene at 4:00 p.m. in 1324 Longworth House Office Building for opening statements only. The Committee will reconvene on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the 1324 Longworth House Office Building.

9:30 a.m.


Location: SD-G50

Senate Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine United States Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea.

9:45 a.m.


Location: SH-216

Senate Special Committee on Aging

Hearings to examine aging without community, focusing on the consequences of isolation and loneliness.

10 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2118

House Committee on Armed Services

Member Day


Location: RHOB 2175

House Committee on Education and the Workforce

"Strengthening Accreditation to Better Protect Students and Taxpayers”


Location: RHOB 2123

House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection

Outdoor Recreation: Vast Impact of the Great Outdoors


Location: RHOB 2172

House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Syria After the Missile Strikes: Policy Options


Location: RHOB 2141

House Committee on the Judiciary

H.R. 115, the “Thin Blue Line Act”; H.R. 510, the “Rapid DNA Act of 2017”; H.R. 613, the “Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017”; H.R. 1039, the “Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017”; H.R. 1892, the “Honoring Hometown Heroes Act”; and, H.R. 1761, the “Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017”


Location: RHOB 2154

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security

“The Border Wall: Strengthening our National Security”


Location: RHOB 2361

House Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access

Small Business: The Key to Economic Growth


Location: SD-538

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine countering Russia, focusing on further assessing options for sanctions.


Location: SD-366

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine H.R.339, to amend Public Law 94-241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.

2 p.m.


Location: RHOB 2118

House Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Personnel

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury - Clinical and Research Program Assessment


Location: RHOB 2128

House Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance

“Safeguarding the Financial System from Terrorist Financing”


Location: RHOB 2172

House Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

Afghanistan's Terrorist Resurgence: Al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Beyond


Location: CAPITOL 210 HVC

House Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security

"Checkpoint of the Future: Evaluating TSA's Innovation Task Force Initiative"


Location: SH-219

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

2:30 p.m.


Location: SR-222

Senate Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Cybersecurity

Hearings to examine cyber-enabled information operations.

8 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2118

House Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces

Amphibious Warfare in a Contested Environment

10 a.m.


Location: CHOB 334

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017


Location: SD-366

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

An oversight hearing to examine federal payments to local governments provided through the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act and the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program and the need to provide greater fiscal certainty for resource-dependent communities with tax-exempt federal lands.

10:15 a.m.


Location: RHOB 2322

House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Combating Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Medicaid’s Personal Care Services Program

2 p.m.


Location: RHOB 2154

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on The Interior, Energy and Environment

“Examining the Management of Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico”


Location: CHOB 334

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Health

VA Specialized Services: Lower Extremity Conditions

10 a.m.


Location: CAPITOL HT-2

House Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legislative Branch

Members of Congress and Outside Witnesses Hearing


Location: LHOB 1334

House Committee on the Budget

Failures of Fiscal Management: A View from the Comptroller General


Location: SR-222

Senate Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Hearings to examine Department of Defense laboratories and their contributions to military operations and readiness.

10 a.m.


Location: SD-366

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse and policy options to protect energy infrastructure and to improve capabilities for adequate system restoration.