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Committee Meetings

CLEARING THE NEXT CRISIS: RESILIENCE, RECOVERY AND RESOLUTION OF 
DERIVATIVE CLEARINGHOUSES
Committee on Agriculture: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
“Clearing the Next Crisis: Resilience, Recovery and Resolution of 
Derivative Clearinghouses”. Testimony was heard from Robert 
Steigerwald, Senior Policy Advisor, Financial Markets Group, Federal 
Reserve Bank of Chicago; and public witnesses.

APPROPRIATIONS-UNITED NATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, 
and Related Programs held a budget hearing on the United Nations and 
International Organizations. Testimony was heard from Nikki R. Haley, 
Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE LEGISLATION
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and 
Consumer Protection held a hearing entitled “Self-Driving Vehicle 
Legislation”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

U.S. EQUITY MARKET STRUCTURE PART I: A REVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF 

TODAY'S EQUITY MARKET STRUCTURE AND HOW WE GOT HERE
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Capital Markets, 
Securities, and Investment held a hearing entitled “U.S. Equity Market 
Structure Part I: A Review of the Evolution of Today's Equity Market 
Structure and How We Got Here”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

ALLIES UNDER ATTACK: THE TERRORIST THREAT TO EUROPE
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, 
Nonproliferation, and Trade; and Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and 
Emerging Threats held a joint hearing entitled “Allies Under Attack: 
The Terrorist Threat to Europe”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURE
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland 
Security, and Investigations held a hearing on H.R. 2851, the “Stop 
the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017”. 
Testimony was heard from Representative Katko; Demetra Ashley, Acting 
Assistant Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; and Robert 
Perez, Acting Executive Assistant Commissioner, Customs and Border 
Protection.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee concluded a markup on 
H.R. 218, the “King Cove Road Land Exchange Act”; H.R. 289, the 
“Guides and Outfitters Act”; H.R. 597, the “Lytton Rancheria 
Homelands Act of 2017”; H.R. 954, to remove the use restrictions on 
certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other 
purposes; H.R. 1107, the “Pershing County Economic Development and 
Conservation Act”; H.R. 1306, the “Western Oregon Tribal Fairness 
Act”; H.R. 1397, to authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the 
transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land, and 
for other purposes; H.R. 1399, the “American Soda Ash Competitiveness 
Act”; H.R. 1404, the “Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act”; H.R. 
1541, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain 
property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort 
Scott, Kansas, and for other purposes; H.R. 1719, the “John Muir 
National Historic Site Expansion Act”; H.R. 1731, the “RECLAIM Act of 
2017”; H.R. 1913, the “Clear Creek National Recreation Area and 
Conservation Act”; H.R. 1927, the “African American Civil Rights 
Network Act of 2017”; H.R. 2053, the “Mining School Enhancement 
Act”; H.R. 2156, the “Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial 
Act”; H.R. 2370, the “Escambia County Land Conveyance Act”; H.R. 
2425, the “Public Lands Telecommunications Act”; H.R. 2936, the 
“Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017”; H.R. 2937, the “Community 
Reclamation Partnerships Act”; H.R. 2939, the “Water Rights 
Protection Act of 2017”; and S. 249, to provide that the

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pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, 
and for other purposes. H.R. 218, H.R. 597, H.R. 954, H.R. 1107, H.R. 
1306, H.R. 1397, H.R. 1399, H.R. 1404, H.R. 1541, H.R. 1913, H.R. 2156, 
H.R. 2370, H.R. 2937, H.R. 2939, and S. 249 were ordered reported, 
without amendment. H.R. 289, H.R. 1719, H.R. 1731, H.R. 1927, H.R. 
2053, H.R. 2425, H.R. 2936, were ordered reported, as amended.

NO SANCTUARY FOR CRIMINALS ACT; KATE'S LAW
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3003, the 
“No Sanctuary for Criminals Act”; and H.R. 3004, “Kate's Law”. The 
Committee granted, by record vote of 6-3, a closed rule for H.R. 3003. 
The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by 
the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the 
Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read. 
The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. The 
rule provides one motion to recommit. The Committee granted, by record 
vote of 6-3, a closed rule for H.R. 3004. The rule provides one hour of 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the 
bill shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order 
against provisions in the bill. The rule provides one motion to 
recommit. In section 2, the rule provides that on any legislative day 
during the period from July 3, 2017, through July 10, 2017: the Journal 
of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; 
and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a 
date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the 
adjournment. In section 3, the rule provides that the Speaker may 
appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of 
the period addressed by section 2. In section 4, the rule provides for 
consideration of concurrent resolutions providing for adjournment 
during the month of July, 2017. In section 5, the rule provides that 
the Committee on Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on 
Thursday, July 6, 2017, file privileged reports to accompany measures 
making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018. 
Finally, section 6 of the rule provides that the Committee on Armed 
Services may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017, file 
a report to accompany H.R. 2810. Testimony was heard from Chairman 
Black, and Representatives Lofgren and Johnson of Louisiana.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Full Committee held a 
markup on H.R. 2997, the “21st Century AIRR Act”. H.R. 2997 was 
ordered reported, as amended.

BUDGET HEARING
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommittee on Department 
of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture held a budget 
hearing. This hearing was closed.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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