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Committee Meetings

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural 
Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies held a 
markup on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, 
and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2018. The Agriculture, 
Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, was forwarded to the full committee, 
without amendment.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development, and Related Agencies held a markup on Energy and Water 
Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2018. The 
Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 
FY 2018, was forwarded to the full committee, without amendment.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee began a markup on H.R. 
2810, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018”.

EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES TO STRENGTHEN EDUCATION RESEARCH WHILE 
PROTECTING STUDENT PRIVACY
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Early 
Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education held a hearing entitled 
“Exploring Opportunities to Strengthen Education Research While 
Protecting Student Privacy”. Testimony was heard from Nathaniel 
Schwartz, Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Tennessee Department of 
Education; and public witnesses.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Full Committee held a markup on H.R. 
3043, the “Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017”; H.R. 2786, 
to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process 
to qualify a qualifying conduit hydropower facility; H.R. 3050, the 
“Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness 
Act of 2017”; H.R. 2883, the “Promoting Cross-Border Energy 
Infrastructure Act”; H.R. 2910, the “Promoting Interagency 
Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act”; H.R. 3017, the 
“Brownfields Enhancement Economic Redevelopment and Reauthorization 
Act of 2017”; H.R. 3053, the “Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 
2017”; and H.R. 806, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 
2017”. H.R. 3017, H.R. 2910 were ordered reported, without amendment. 
H.R. 3050, H.R. 2786, H.R. 3053, H.R. 3043, H.R. 2883, and H.R. 806, 
were ordered reported, as amended.

THE FEDERAL RESERVE'S IMPACT ON MAIN STREET, RETIREES, AND SAVINGS
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and 
Trade held a hearing entitled “The Federal Reserve's Impact on Main 
Street, Retirees, and Savings”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

EXAMINING THE BSA/AML REGULATORY COMPLIANCE REGIME
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions 
and Consumer Credit held a hearing entitled “Examining the BSA/AML 
Regulatory Compliance Regime”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

ADVANCING U.S. INTERESTS AT THE UNITED NATIONS
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
“Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations”. Testimony was heard 
from Nikki R. Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the 
United Nations.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee concluded a markup on H.R. 
495, the “Protection of Children Act”; H.R. 2826, the “Refugee 
Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017”; H.R. 1096, the “Judgment 
Fund Transparency Act of 2017”; and H.R.

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2480, the “Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand 
Act”. H.R. 495, H.R. 2826, and H.R. 1096, were ordered reported, as 
amended. H.R. 2480 was ordered reported, without amendment.

EXAMINING POLICY IMPACTS OF EXCESSIVE LITIGATION AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT 
OF THE INTERIOR
Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Investigations held a hearing entitled “Examining Policy Impacts of 
Excessive Litigation Against the Department of the Interior”. 
Testimony was heard from Daniel Jorjani, Principal Deputy Solicitor, 
Office of the Solicitor, Department of the Interior; and public 
witnesses.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM AND EFFORTS TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee held a 
hearing entitled “Criminal Justice Reform and Efforts to Reduce 
Recidivism”. Testimony was heard from Senators Scott and Booker; Bryan 
P. Stirling, Director, South Carolina Department of Corrections; and 
public witnesses.

MATERIAL SCIENCE: BUILDING THE FUTURE
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Energy; 
and Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a joint hearing 
entitled “Material Science: Building the Future”. Testimony was heard 
from Matthew Tirrell, Deputy Laboratory Director for Science, and Chief 
Research Officer, Argonne National Laboratory; Laurie Locascio, Acting 
Associate Director, Laboratory Programs, and Director, Material 
Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; 
Adam Schwartz, Director, Ames Laboratory; and a public witness.

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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