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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

U.S. POLICY AND STRATEGY IN EUROPE
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
United States policy and strategy in Europe, after receiving testimony 
from General Philip M. Breedlove, USAF (Ret.), Georgia Institute of 
Technology Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; William J. Burns, 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Alexander R. Vershbow, 
Atlantic Council Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.

SCAMS USED TO DEFRAUD AMERICANS
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security 
concluded a hearing to examine fighting back against scams used to 
defraud Americans, after receiving testimony from Maureen K. Ohlhausen, 
Acting Chairman, and Terrell McSweeney, Commissioner, both of the 
Federal Trade Commission; Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Columbus; 
Frank Abagnale, Abagnale and Associates, Washington, D.C.; and Michael 
Schwanke, Wichita, Kansas.

INFRASTRUCTURE
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine opportunities to improve and expand infrastructure 
important to Federal lands, recreation, water, and resources, after 
receiving testimony from Marcia Argust, The Pew Charitable Trusts, 
Washington, D.C.; Bob Bonar, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, 
Utah; Jill Simmons, Washington Trails Association, Seattle; David B. 
Spears, Association of American State Geologists, Charlottesville, 
Virginia; Chris Treese, Colorado River Water Conservation District, 
Glenwood Springs; and Bradley Worsley, Novo Power, LLC, Snowflake, 
Arizona.

FDA USER FEE AGREEMENTS
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine Food and Drug Administration user fee 
agreements, focusing on improving medical product innovation for 
patients, after receiving testimony from Janet Woodcock, Director, 
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Peter Marks, Director, Center 
for Biologics Evaluation and Research, and Jeffrey Shuren, Director, 
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, all of the Food and Drug 
Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

NOMINATION
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee continued hearings to examine the 
nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice 
of the Supreme Court of the United States, the nominee testified and 
answered questions in his own behalf.
  Hearings recessed subject to the call and will meet again on 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on 
intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the 
intelligence community.
  Committee recessed subject to the call.

RAISING GRANDCHILDREN IN THE OPIOID CRISIS
Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
raising grandchildren in the opioid crisis and beyond, after receiving 
testimony from Jaia Peterson Lent, Generations United, Washington, 
D.C.; Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab, Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology, 
Blacksburg; Bette Hoxie, Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine and the 
Kinship Program, Orono; and Sharon McDaniel, A Second Chance, Inc., 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.



    


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