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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 183 (Thursday, November 9, 2017)]
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AVIATION READINESS: WHAT'S THE FLIGHT PLAN?
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readiness held a hearing
entitled “Aviation Readiness: What's the Flight Plan?”. Testimony was
heard from Major General William Gayler, Commanding General, U.S. Army
Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker; Lieutenant General Chris
Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, U.S. Air Force,
Headquarters; Lieutenant General Steven Rudder, Deputy Commandant for
Aviation, U.S. Marine Corps; Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, Commander,
Naval Air Forces, U.S. Navy.
PERSPECTIVES ON MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and
Consumer Protection held a hearing entitled “Perspectives on Mixed
Martial Arts”. Testimony was heard from Greg Sirb, Executive Director,
Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission; and public witnesses.
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Environment held a
hearing on legislation on the Farm Regulatory Certainty Act. Testimony
was heard from Representatives Costa and Newhouse; and public
RESOLVING THE POLITICAL CRISIS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health,
Global Human Rights, and International Organizations held a hearing
entitled “Resolving the Political Crisis in the Democratic Republic of
the Congo”. Testimony was heard from Donald Yamamoto, Acting Assistant
Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State; Cheryl
Anderson, Acting Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Africa, U.S.
Agency for International Development; and public witnesses.
AN UPDATE ON NASA EXPLORATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Space held
a hearing entitled “An Update on NASA Exploration Systems
Development”. Testimony was heard from William Gerstenmaier, Associate
Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, National
Aeronautics and Space Administration; and a public witness.
COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS
Full Committee concluded a markup on H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs
Act”. H.R. 1 was ordered reported, as amended.
No joint committee meetings were held.
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