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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 9, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D19-D20]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

COMBATING MONEY LAUNDERING
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine combating money laundering and other forms of 
illicit finance, focusing on opportunities to reform and strengthen 
Bank Secrecy Act enforcement, including S. 2080, a bill to increase the 
role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking, after 
receiving testimony from Greg Baer, The Clearing House Association, 
Chevy Chase, Maryland; Dennis M. Lormel, DML Associates, LLC, 
Lansdowne, Virginia; and Heather A. Lowe, Global Financial Integrity, 
Washington, D.C.

NOMINATION
Committee on Finance: 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 testified and answered 
questions in his own behalf.

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ATTACKS ON U.S. DIPLOMATS IN CUBA
Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, 
Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and 
Global Women's Issues concluded a hearing to examine attacks on United 
States diplomats in Cuba, focusing on response and oversight, after 
receiving testimony from Francisco L. Palmieri, Acting Assistant 
Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Todd J. Brown, 
Assistant Director, International Programs Directorate, and Charles 
Rosenfarb, Medical Director, Bureau of Medical Services, all of the 
Department of State.

THE OPIOID CRISIS
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the opioid crisis, focusing on how to 
move forward, after receiving testimony from Sam Quinones, Dreamland: 
The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, Los Angeles, California.

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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