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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 194 (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1256-D1257]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

NOMINATION
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine the nomination of Barry Lee Myers, of 
Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and 
Atmosphere, after the nominee, who was introduced by Senator Toomey, 
testified and answered questions in his own behalf.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably 
reported the following business items:
  19 General Services Administration resolutions; and
  The nominations of Kathleen Hartnett White, of Texas, to be a Member 
of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Andrew Wheeler, of 
Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection 
Agency.

NOMINATION
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the nomination of Alex Michael Azar II, 
of Indiana, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, after the 
nominee, who was introduced by Senator Young, testified and answered 
questions in his own behalf.

NOMINATIONS
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the nominations of Stuart Kyle Duncan, of Louisiana, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, who was introduced by 
Senator Cassidy, David Ryan Stras, of Minnesota, to

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be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, Fernando 
Rodriguez, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Southern 
District of Texas, and Andrei Iancu, of California, to be Under 
Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the 
United States Patent and Trademark Office, who was introduced by 
Representative Mike Kelly, after the nominees testified and answered 
questions in their own behalf.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported an 
original bill entitled, “Caring for Our Veterans Act of 2017”.

INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on 
intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the 
intelligence community.
  Committee recessed subject to the call.



    


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