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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Committee received a closed briefing on 
Department of Defense worldwide policy and strategy and the Fiscal Year 
2017 Defense Supplemental Budget Request from James N. Mattis, 
Secretary, and General Joseph F. Dunford,

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Jr., USMC, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, both of the Department of 
Defense.

FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine fostering economic growth, focusing on the role of 
financial companies, after receiving testimony from Robert Heller, 
former Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 
Belvedere, California; Donald Powell, former Chairman, Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation, Amarillo, Texas; William E. Spriggs, AFL-CIO, 
Great Falls, Virginia; Deyanira Del Rio, New Economy Project, New York, 
New York; and Thomas C. Deas, Jr., National Association of Corporate 
Treasurers, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

MINERALS
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine the United States' increasing dependence on foreign 
sources of minerals and opportunities to rebuild and improve the supply 
chain in the United States, after receiving testimony from Murray 
Hitzman, Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, Geological Survey, 
Department of the Interior; Alf Barrios, Rio Tinto Aluminum, Montreal, 
Canada; Chris Hinde, S&P Global Market Intelligence, London, United 
Kingdom; Randy MacGillivray, Ucore Rare Metals, Inc., Vernon, Canada; 
Kevin J. Cosgriff, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, 
Arlington, Virginia; and Roderick G. Eggert, Colorado School of Mines, 
Golden.

CYBERSECURITY THREATS
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy 
concluded a hearing to examine the cybersecurity threats to the United 
States electric grid and technology advancements to minimize such 
threats, including S. 79, to provide for the establishment of a pilot 
program to identify security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the 
energy sector, after receiving testimony from Michael A. Bardee, 
Director, Office of Electric Reliability, Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission; Thomas Zacharia, Deputy Director for Science and 
Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Department of Energy; John 
Di Stasio, Large Public Power Council, Washington, D.C.; and Benjamin 
G. S. Fowke III, Xcel Energy Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.

WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LEGISLATION
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Fisheries, 
Water, and Wildlife concluded a hearing to examine S. 518, to amend the 
Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for technical assistance 
for small treatment works, S. 692, to provide for integrated plan 
permits, to establish an Office of the Municipal Ombudsman, to promote 
green infrastructure, and to require the revision of financial 
capability guidance, and S. 675, to amend and reauthorize certain 
provisions relating to Long Island Sound restoration and stewardship, 
after receiving testimony from Mayor J. Richard Gray, Lancaster, 
Pennsylvania, on behalf of the United States Conference of Mayors; Erin 
M. Crotty, Audubon New York, Troy, on behalf of National Audubon 
Society; and Dennis Sternberg, Arkansas Rural Water Association, 
Lonoke, on behalf of the National Rural Water Association.

U.S. POLICY ON IRAN
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the view from Congress, focusing on United States policy on 
Iran, after receiving testimony from Michael Singh, The Washington 
Institute for Near East Policy, and Martin Indyk, The Brookings 
Institution, both of Washington, D.C.

PROTECTING YOUNG ATHLETES
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
protecting young athletes from sexual abuse, including S. 534, to 
prevent the sexual abuse of minors and amateur athletes by requiring 
the prompt reporting of sexual abuse to law enforcement authorities, 
after receiving testimony from Rick Adams, United States Olympic 
Committee, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Eric L. Olsen, Stafford County 
Commonwealth's Attorney, Stafford, Virginia; Jamie Dantzscher, San 
Dimas, California; Jessica Howard, Jacksonville, Florida; and Dominique 
Moceanu, Cleveland, Ohio.

INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in closed session to 
receive a briefing on certain intelligence matters from officials of 
the intelligence community.

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.

BUSINESS MEETING
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee ordered favorably reported 
its Biennial Report for the 114th Congress.



    


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