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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 181 (Tuesday, November 7, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1185-D1186]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings

LEGISLATIVE MEASURES
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing 
entitled “H.R. 
3477, Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act%22" style="text-decoration:none;">Discussion Draft, Energy Star Reform Act of 2017 and H.R. 
3477, Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act”. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses.

SUSTAINABLE HOUSING FINANCE, PART III
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance 
held a hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance, Part III”. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

EXAMINING FEDERAL RESERVE REFORM PROPOSALS
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and 
Trade held a hearing entitled “Examining Federal Reserve Reform 
Proposals”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Middle East and North 
Africa held a hearing entitled “Democracy and Governance in the Middle 
East and North Africa”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

RUSSIA: COUNTERTERRORISM PARTNER OR FANNING THE FLAMES?
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, 
Nonproliferation, and Trade; and Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and 
Emerging Threats held a joint hearing entitled “Russia: 
Counterterrorism Partner or Fanning the Flames?”. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses.

HOW EFFECTIVE IS THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE?: STAKEHOLDER 

PERSPECTIVES
Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, 
Response, and Communications held a hearing entitled “How Effective is 
the Science and Technology Directorate?: Stakeholder Perspectives”. 
Testimony was heard from Timothy Rice, Battalion Chief, Weapons of Mass 
Destruction Branch Coordinator, City of New York Fire Department; and 
public witnesses.

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EXAMINING ANTI-SEMITISM ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES
Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
“Examining Anti-Semitism on College Campuses”. Testimony was heard 
from public witnesses.

SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY AND THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SYSTEM
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual 
Property, and the Internet held a hearing entitled “Sovereign Immunity 
and the Intellectual Property System”. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

EXAMINING CHALLENGES IN PUERTO RICO'S RECOVERY AND THE ROLE OF THE 
FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT AND MANAGEMENT BOARD
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
“Examining Challenges in Puerto Rico's Recovery and the Role of the 
Financial Oversight and Management Board”. Testimony was heard from 
Natalie Jaresko, Executive Director, Financial Oversight and Management 
Board for Puerto Rico; Noel Zamot, Revitalization Coordinator, 
Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico; and Angel 
Perez Otero, Mayor, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

LEGISLATIVE MEASURE
Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral 
Resources held a hearing on legislation to distribute revenues from oil 
and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal 
States, to require sale of approved and scheduled offshore oil and gas 
leases, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, and to 
empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas 
on available Federal land, and for other purposes. Testimony was heard 
from Lynn Helms, Director, North Dakota Industrial Commission, 
Department of Mineral Resources; and public witnesses.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee began a markup on H.R. 
995, the “21st Century Respect Act”; H.R. 1532, the “Poarch Band of 
Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act”; H.R. 1800, to direct the 
Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain Federal land to facilitate 
scientific research supporting Federal space and defense programs; H.R. 
2504, to ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export 
of certain echinoderms; H.R. 2907, the “Planning for American Energy 
Act of 2017”; H.R. 3469, to designate the bridge located in Blount 
County, Tennessee, on the Foothills Parkway (commonly known as “Bridge 
2”) as the “Dean Stone Bridge”; H.R. 3905, the “Minnesota's 
Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act”; H.R. 4239, the 
“SECURE American Energy Act”; and S. 140, to amend the White Mountain 
Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use 
of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.

MICRO OFFERING SAFE HARBOR ACT
Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 2201, the 
“Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act”. The Committee granted, by record 
vote of 9-4, a structured rule for H.R. 2201. The rule provides one 
hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on Financial Services. 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 makes in order 
only the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, if offered by 
the Member designated in the report, which shall be considered as read, 
shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided 
and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject 
to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the 
question. The rule waives all points of order against the amendment 
printed in the report. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions. Testimony was heard from Chairman Hensarling and 
Representative Maxine Waters of California.

INVESTING IN SMALL BUSINESSES: THE SBIC PROGRAM
Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and 
Trade held a hearing entitled “Investing in Small Businesses: The SBIC 
Program”. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURE
Committee on Ways and Means: Full Committee continued a markup on H.R. 
1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



    


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