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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 198 (Tuesday, December 5, 2017)]
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COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,
DECEMBER 6, 2017
(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
Committee on Environment and Public Works: to hold hearings to
examine the nomination of R. D. James, of Missouri, to be an
Assistant Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense, 10 a.m., SD-
Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory
Oversight, to hold hearings to examine challenges facing Superfund
and waste cleanup efforts following natural disasters, 2:30 p.m.,
Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Near East, South
Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, to hold hearings to
examine beyond ISIS, focusing on countering terrorism,
radicalization, and promoting stability in North Africa, 2:30 p.m.,
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: to hold
hearings to examine adapting to defend the Homeland against the
evolving international terrorist threat, 10 a.m., SD-342.
Committee on Indian Affairs: business meeting to consider S. 1870,
to amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources
vital to Indian victims of crime; to be immediately followed by a
hearing to examine S. 664, to approve the settlement of the water
rights claims of the Navajo in Utah, to authorize construction of
projects in connection therewith, and S. 1770, to approve the
settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain
allottees in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of a
water project relating to those water rights claims, 2:30 p.m., SD-
Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine firearm
accessory regulation and enforcing Federal and state reporting to
the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), 10
Special Committee on Aging: to hold hearings to examine America's
aging workforce, focusing on opportunities and challenges, 9:30
Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Health,
Employment, Labor, and Pensions, hearing entitled “Workplace Leave
Policies: Opportunities and Challenges for Employers and Working
Families”, 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
Committee on Energy and Commerce, Full Committee, business meeting
on subcommittee membership; and markup on H.R. 453, the “Relief
from New Source Performance Standards Act of 2017”; H.R. 350, the
“Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017”; H.R.
1119, the “SENSE Act”; H.R. 1733, to direct the Secretary of
Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental
benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil; H.R. 1917, the
“Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017”;
H.R. 2872, the “Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing
Nonpowered Dams Act”; and H.R. 2880, the “Promoting Closed-Loop
Pumped Storage Hydropower Act”, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and
Insurance, hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private
Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform, Part IV”, 10 a.m.,
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global
Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations,
hearing entitled “Advancing Human Rights to Combat Extremism”, 10
a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, hearing
entitled “Brexit: A Negotiation Update”, 2 p.m., 2200 Rayburn.
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, hearing entitled “U.S.
Policy Towards Tibet: Access, Religious Freedom, and Human Rights”,
2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.
Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Power and
Oceans, hearing on H.R. 4465, the “Endangered Fish Recovery
Programs Extension Act of 2017”, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 477, the
“Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage
Simplification Act of 2017”; H.R. 3971, the “Community Institution
Mortgage Relief Act of 2017”; and H.J. Res. 123, the “Further
Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018”, 3 p.m., H-313 Capitol.
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on
Research and Technology, hearing entitled “From Lab to Market: A
Review of NSF Innovation Corps”, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
Subcommittee on Space, hearing entitled “NASA's Next Four Large
Telescopes”, 2 p.m., 2318 Rayburn.
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