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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 200 (Thursday, December 7, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1296-D1297]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

DOD ACQUISITION REFORM
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
Department of Defense acquisition reform efforts, after receiving 
testimony from former Representative Heather A. Wilson, Secretary of 
the Air Force, Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, Ellen M. Lord, 
Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, and James 
F. Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, 
and Acquisition, all of the Department of Defense.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Finance: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan, of Hawaii, to be Commissioner of U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
21ST CENTURY CURES ACT IMPLEMENTATION
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine implementation of the 21st Century Cures 
Act, focusing on progress and the path forward for medical innovation, 
after receiving testimony from Francis S. Collins, Director, National 
Institutes of Health, and Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of Food and 
Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, both of the Department of Health 
and Human Services.

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nominations of Leonard Steven Grasz, of Nebraska, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, James C. Ho, of Texas, to be 
United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, Don R. Willett, of 
Texas, to be a Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the 
Fifth Circuit, Terry A. Doughty, to be United States District Judge for 
the Western District of Louisiana, Terry Fitzgerald Moorer, to be 
United States District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, Mark 
Saalfield Norris, Sr., to be United States District Judge for the 
Western District of Tennessee, Claria Horn Boom, to be United States 
District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, John

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W. Broomes, to be United States District Judge for the District of 
Kansas, Rebecca Grady Jennings, to be United States District Judge for 
the Western District of Kentucky, and Robert Earl Wier, to be United 
States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in closed session to 
receive a briefing on certain intelligence matters from officials of 
the intelligence community.



    


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