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Hearings to examine democracy and human rights abuses in Russia.
Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region
H.R.___, the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
“A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs”
Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service
Advances in the Search for Life
Hearing on Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention, and Detection
Hearings to examine reopening the American frontier, focusing on reducing regulatory barriers and expanding American free enterprise in space.
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.
Hearings to examine duplication, waste, and fraud in Federal programs.
Hearings to examine the nomination of Courtney Elwood, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency.
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.
Hearings to examine the challenges and opportunities of running a small business in rural America.
Hearings to examine the technical, scientific, and legal basis of the Waters of the United States Rule.
H.R. 1180, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.
Hearings to examine a review of National Guard and Reserve programs and readiness.
Storm Watch: Making Sure SBA’s Disaster Loan Program is Prepared
U.S. Pacific Command
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.
Creating a Flexible and Effective Information Technology Management and Acquisition System: Elements for Success in a Rapidly Changing Landscape
“Reviewing the Unintended Consequences of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act”
Hearing on the 2017 Tax Filing Season
The Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions
China’s Technological Rise: Challenges to U.S. Innovation and Security
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.
Hearings to examine United States Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea.
Hearings to examine aging without community, focusing on the consequences of isolation and loneliness.
"Strengthening Accreditation to Better Protect Students and Taxpayers”
Outdoor Recreation: Vast Impact of the Great Outdoors
Syria After the Missile Strikes: Policy Options
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”
“The Border Wall: Strengthening our National Security”
Small Business: The Key to Economic Growth
Hearings to examine countering Russia, focusing on further assessing options for sanctions.
Hearings to examine H.R.339, to amend Public Law 94-241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Hearings to examine preventing veteran suicide.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury - Clinical and Research Program Assessment
“Safeguarding the Financial System from Terrorist Financing”
Afghanistan's Terrorist Resurgence: Al-Qaeda, ISIS, and Beyond
"Checkpoint of the Future: Evaluating TSA's Innovation Task Force Initiative"
Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.
Hearings to examine cyber-enabled information operations.
Amphibious Warfare in a Contested Environment
Examining Improvements to the Regulation of Medical Technologies
Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
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.
Combating Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Medicaid’s Personal Care Services Program
“Examining the Management of Red Snapper Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico”
VA Specialized Services: Lower Extremity Conditions
Members of Congress and Outside Witnesses Hearing
Failures of Fiscal Management: A View from the Comptroller General
Hearings to examine Department of Defense laboratories and their contributions to military operations and readiness.
Hearings to examine global philanthropy and remittances and international development.
Public Witness Hearing
Hearings to examine the threat posed by electromagnetic pulse and policy options to protect energy infrastructure and to improve capabilities for adequate system restoration.