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Hearings to examine the nominations of Stephen Censky, of Missouri, to be Deputy Secretary, and Ted McKinney, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, both of the Department of Agriculture.
Business meeting to consider the nominations of Richard Glick, of Virginia, and Kevin J. McIntyre, of Virginia, both to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and David S. Jonas, of Virginia, to be General Counsel, all of the Department of Energy, and Joseph Balash, of Alaska, to be an Assistant Secretary, and Ryan Douglas Nelson, of Idaho, to be Solicitor, both of the Department of the Interior; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the vegetation management requirements for electricity assets located on Federal lands and to receive testimony on Section 2310 of S.1460, to provide for the modernization of the energy and natural resources policies of the United States, and H.R.1873, 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.
Hearings to examine recent Navy incidents at sea.
Hearings to examine business tax reform.
Business meeting to consider H.R.390, to provide emergency relief for victims of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Iraq and Syria, for accountability for perpetrators of these crimes, S.Res.168, supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia, an original bill entitled, "Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017", and the nominations of Barbara Lee, of California, and Christopher Smith, of New Jersey, both to be a Representative to the Seventy-second Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Doug Manchester, of California, to be Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Kathleen Troia McFarland, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, Stephen B. King, of Wisconsin, to be Ambassador to the Czech Republic, and John R. Bass, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, all of the Department of State, and Steven T. Mnuchin, of California, to be United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund, United States Governor of the African Development Bank, United States Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank, United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States Governor of the African Development Fund, and United States Governor of the Asian Development Bank; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nominations of Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., of Utah, to be Ambassador to the Russian Federation, and A. Wess Mitchell, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary (European and Eurasian Affairs), both of the Department of State.
Hearings to examine the nominations of Carlos G. Muniz, of Florida, to be General Counsel, Department of Education, and Janet Dhillon, of Pennsylvania, and Daniel M. Gade, of North Dakota, both to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Hearings to examine S.1693, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that section 230 of that Act does not prohibit the enforcement against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal and State criminal and civil law relating to sex trafficking.
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.
Hearings to examine disaster preparedness and response, focusing on the special needs of older Americans.
Hearings to examine the nominations of Michael Dourson, of Ohio, to be Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances, and Matthew Z. Leopold, of Florida, David Ross, of Wisconsin, and William L. Wehrum, of Delaware, each to to be an Assistant Administrator, all of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Hearings to examine the nominations of Allison H. Eid, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, Annemarie Carney Axon, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, Michael Lawrence Brown, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, Thomas Alvin Farr, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and William M. Ray II, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
Hearings to examine end of the year spending.
Hearings to examine the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal.
Location: CHOB 334
Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 93; H.R. 501; H.R. 1063; H.R. 1066; H.R. 1943; H.R. 1972; H.R. 2147; H.R. 2225; H.R. 2327; and, a draft bill to make certain improvements in VA’s Health Professionals Educational Assistance Program
- H.R. 93: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical ...
- H.R. 501: VA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017
- H.R. 1063: Veteran Prescription Continuity Act
- H.R. 1066: VA Management Alignment Act of 2017
- H.R. 1943: Restoring Maximum Mobility to Our Nation’s Veterans Act of 2017
- H.R. 1972: VA Billing Accountability Act
- H.R. 2147: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017
- H.R. 2225: Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act
- H.R. 2327: PAWS Act of 2017
Hearings to examine block grants, focusing on how States can reduce health care costs.
Location: CAPITOL HVC-210
“DHS Financial Systems: Will Modernization Ever Be Achieved”.
Hearings to examine threats to the homeland.
Location: CHOB 334
Location: CHOB 334
How to Improve Access to GI Bill Approved Apprenticeship Programs and How these Programs Benefit Veterans
Hearings to examine encouraging the next generation to visit National Parks.
An oversight hearing to examine the Government Accountability Office reports on human trafficking of Native Americans in the United States.