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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 185 (Monday, November 13, 2017)]
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COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the
nominations of Anthony Kurta, of Montana, to be a Principal Deputy
Under Secretary, and James E. McPherson, of Virginia, to be General
Counsel of the Department of the Army, both of the Department of
Defense, and Gregory E. Maggs, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 10 a.m., SD-
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee
on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data
Security, to hold hearings to examine technology in agriculture,
focusing on data-driven farming, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: to hold an oversight
hearing to examine hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the
United States Virgin Islands, 9:30 a.m., SD-366.
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Clean
Air and Nuclear Safety, to hold hearings to examine S. 1857, to
establish a compliance deadline of May 15, 2023, for Step 2
emissions standards for new residential wood heaters, new
residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces, S. 203, to
reaffirm that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate
vehicles used solely for competition, S. 839, to allow for judicial
review of any final rule addressing national emission standards for
hazardous air pollutants for brick and structural clay products or
for clay ceramics manufacturing before requiring compliance with
such rule, and S. 1934, to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown
of remote diesel power engines due to emission control devices, 10
Committee on Finance: business meeting to continue consideration
of an original bill entitled, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”, 9 a.m., SH-
Committee on Foreign Relations: business meeting to consider S.
1928, to establish a review of United States multilateral aid, and
the nominations of Eric M. Ueland, of Oregon, to be an Under
Secretary (Management), Lisa A. Johnson, of Washington, to be
Ambassador to the Republic of Namibia, Sean P. Lawler, of Maryland,
to be Chief of Protocol, and to have the rank of Ambassador during
his tenure of service, Irwin Steven Goldstein, of New York, to be
Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Rebecca Eliza Gonzales, of
Texas, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Lesotho, and routine lists
in the Foreign Service, all of the Department of State; to be
immediately followed by a hearing to examine the authority to order
the use of nuclear weapons, 10 a.m., SD-419.
Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International
Cybersecurity Policy, to hold hearings to examine American
leadership in the Asia-Pacific, focusing on the view from Beijing,
2:30 p.m., SD-419.
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold
hearings to examine gene editing technology, focusing on innovation
and impact, 10 a.m., SD-430.
Select Committee on Intelligence: to receive a closed briefing on
certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.
Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment,
hearing entitled “Response and Recovery to Environmental Concerns
from the 2017 Hurricane Season”, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
Committee on Financial Services, Full Committee, markup on H.R.
1153, the “Mortgage Choice Act of 2017”; H.R. 1638, the “Iranian
Leadership Asset Transparency Act”; H.R. 3093, the “Investor
Clarity and Bank Parity Act”; H.R. 3221, the “Securing Access to
Affordable Mortgages Act”; H.R. 3299, the “Protecting Consumers'
Access to Credit Act of 2017”; H.R. 3978, the “TRID Improvement
Act of 2017”; H.R. 4015, the “Corporate Governance Reform and
Transparency Act of 2017”; H.R. 4247, the “Restoring Financial
Market Freedom Act of 2017”; H.R. 4248, to amend the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal certain disclosure requirements
related to conflict minerals, and for other purposes; H.R. 4258, the
“Family Self-Sufficiency Act”; H.R. 4263, the “Regulation A+
Improvement Act of 2017”; H.R. 4267, the “Small Business Credit
Availability Act”; H.R. 4270, the “Monetary Policy Transparency
and Accountability Act of 2017”; H.R. 4278, the “Independence from
Credit Policy Act of 2017”; H.R. 4279, the “Expanding Investment
Opportunities Act”; H.R. 4281, the “Expanding Access to Capital
for Rural Job Creators Act”; H.R. 4289, to amend the Dodd-Frank
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to repeal certain
disclosure requirements related to coal and mine safety; H.R. 4292,
the “Financial Institution Living Will Improvement Act”; H.R.
4293, to reform the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review
process, the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test process, and for other
purposes; H.R. 4294, the “Prevention of Private Information
Dissemination Act of 2017”; H.R. 4296, to place requirements on
operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations
established by an appropriate Federal banking agency; H.R. 4302, the
“Congressional Accountability for Emergency Lending Programs Act of
2017”; and H.R. 4324, the “Strengthening Oversight of Iran's
Access to Finance Act”, 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
Committee on House Administration, Full Committee, hearing
entitled “Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional
Workplace”, 10 a.m., 1310 Longworth.
Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border and
Maritime Security, hearing entitled “Looking North: Assessing the
Current Threat at the U.S.-Canada Border”, 10 a.m., HVC-210.
Committee on the Judiciary, Full Committee, hearing entitled
“Oversight of the Department of Justice”, 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
Committee on Natural Resources, Full Committee, hearing entitled
“The Need for Transparent Financial Accountability in Territories'
Disaster Recovery Efforts”, 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on
Intergovernmental Affairs; and Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits,
and Administrative Rules, joint hearing entitled “Regulatory Reform
Task Forces Check-In: Part II”, 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on
Oversight, hearing entitled “Bolstering the Government's
Cybersecurity: A Survey of Compliance with the DHS Directive”, 10
a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
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