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CLEARING THE NEXT CRISIS: RESILIENCE, RECOVERY AND RESOLUTION OF
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommittee on Department
of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture held a budget
hearing. This hearing was closed.
No joint committee meetings were held.
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