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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

APPROPRIATIONS: EPA
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of the 
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies concluded a hearing to 
examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 
2018 for the Environmental Protection Agency, after receiving testimony 
from Scott Pruitt, Administrator, and Holly Greaves, Senior Advisor to 
the Administrator, both of the Environmental Protection Agency.

APPROPRIATIONS: SEC AND CFTC
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Financial Services and 
General Government concluded a hearing to examine proposed budget 
estimates and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Security 
Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, after 
receiving testimony from Jay Clayton, Chairman, Securities and Exchange 
Commission; and J. Christopher Giancarlo, Acting Chairman, Commodity 
Futures Trading Commission.

APPROPRIATIONS: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies 
concluded a hearing to examine proposed budget estimates and 
justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Labor, after 
receiving testimony from R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor.

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AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and 
Capabilities met in closed session and approved for full committee 
consideration those provisions which fall within the jurisdiction of 
the subcommittee of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 
fiscal year 2018.

AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Personnel met in closed 
session and approved for full committee consideration those provisions 
which fall within the jurisdiction of the subcommittee of the proposed 
National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018.

AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readiness and Management 
Support met in closed session and approved for full committee 
consideration those provisions which fall within the jurisdiction of 
the subcommittee of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 
fiscal year 2018.

AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Cybersecurity met in 
closed session and approved for full committee consideration those 
provisions which fall within the jurisdiction of the subcommittee of 
the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Armed Services: Committee began consideration of the 
proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, but 
did not complete action thereon, and will meet again on Wednesday, June 
28, 2017.

MARINE SANCTUARIES
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard concluded a hearing to 
examine marine sanctuaries, focusing on fisheries, access, the 
environment, and maritime heritage, after receiving testimony from Vice 
Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., USN (Ret.), former Administrator, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Ernest Weiss, Natural 
Resources Director, Aleutians East Borough, Alaska; Scott Hickman, 
Circle H Outfitters and Charters, Galveston, Texas; and Jeremiah 
O'Brien, Morro Bay Commercial Fishermen's Association, Morro Bay, 
California.

FISA AMENDMENTS ACT
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act, focusing on 
reauthorizing America's vital national security authority and 
protecting privacy and civil liberties, including S. 1297, to make 
title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 
permanent, after receiving testimony from Bradley Brooker, Acting 
General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; 
Stuart Evans, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Intelligence, and 
Carl Ghattas, Executive Assistant Director, National Security Branch, 
Federal Bureau of Investigation, both of the Department of Justice; 
Paul Morris, Deputy General Counsel for Operations, National Security 
Agency; Elisebeth B. Collins, Member, Privacy and Civil Liberties 
Oversight Board; Matthew G. Olsen, former Director, National 
Counterterrorism Center, Fulton, Maryland; and Adam Klein, Center for a 
New American Security, Elizabeth Goitein, New York University School of 
Law Brennan Center for Justice Liberty and National Security Program, 
all of Washington, D.C.



    


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