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Friday, July 31, 2015

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Friday, July 31, 2015

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Senate Committee Schedule

Thursday, Jul. 30, 2015

9:30 AM
Senate Committee on Armed Services
Hearings to examine the nomination of Admiral John M. Richardson, USN, to be Chief of Naval Operations.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G50
9:30 AM

Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Investigations Hearings to examine the impact of the United States tax code on the market for corporate control and jobs.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Business meeting to continue consideration of an original bill to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, S. 133, to approve and implement the Klamath Basin agreements, to improve natural resource management, support economic development, and sustain agricultural production in the Klamath River Basin in the public interest and the interest of the United States, S. 145, to require the Director of the National Park Service to refund to States all State funds that were used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the October 2013 shutdown, S. 146, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisions of States providing for the continued operation, in whole or in part, of public land, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System in the State during any period in which the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture is unable to maintain normal level of operations at the units due to a lapse in appropriations, S. 329, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook in the State of Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S. 403, to revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, S. 521, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of President Station in Baltimore, Maryland, S. 583, to establish certain wilderness areas in central Idaho and to authorize various land conveyances involving National Forest System land and Bureau of Land Management land in central Idaho, S. 593, to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets, S. 610, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of P.S. 103 in West Baltimore, Maryland and for other purposes, S. 720, to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, S. 873, to designate the wilderness within the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska as the Jay S. Hammond Wilderness Area, S. 1103, to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Clark Canyon Dam, S. 1104, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam, S. 1240, to designate the Cerro del Yuta and Rio San Antonio Wilderness Areas in the State of New Mexico, S. 1305, to amend the Colorado River Storage Project Act to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir, S. 1483, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the James K. Polk Home in Columbia, Tennessee, as a unit of the National Park System, S. 1694, to amend Public Law 103-434 to authorize Phase III of the Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project for the purposes of improving water management in the Yakima River basin, and an original bill to provide for reforms of the administration of the Outer Continental Shelf of the United States.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 366
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine sanctions and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
10:30 AM

Senate Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Hearings to examine whistleblower claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 124
12:10 PM

Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Business meeting to consider S. 1814, to withhold certain Federal funding from sanctuary cities, and S. 32, to provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity. S-216 2:00 PM
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of Lucy Tamlyn, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, Jeffrey J. Hawkins, Jr., of California, to be Ambassador to the Central African Republic, David R. Gilmour, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Togolese Republic, Daniel H. Rubinstein, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia, and Carolyn Patricia Alsup, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia, all of the Department of State.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
2:30 PM

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 219


Tuesday, Aug. 04, 2015

9:30 AM
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight
An oversight hearing to examine litigation at the Environmental Protection Agency and Fish and Wildlife Service, focusing on impacts on the United States economy, States, local communities, and the environment.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 406
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle and related legislation, including S. 854, to establish a new organization to manage nuclear waste, provide a consensual process for siting nuclear waste facilities, ensure adequate funding for managing nuclear waste.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 366
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Finance
Hearings to examine preserving families and reducing the need for foster care.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, focusing on non-proliferation, inspections, and nuclear constraints.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine the Bureau of Prisons, focusing on first-hand accounts of challenges facing the Federal prison system.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342
2:30 PM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of Ann Calvaresi Barr, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, United States Agency for International Development, and David Malcolm Robinson, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Conflict and Stabilization Operations), and to be Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
3:00 PM

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 219


Wednesday, Aug. 05, 2015

10:00 AM
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the implications of sanctions relief under the Iran agreement.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 538
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on opportunities to improve student success.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Hearings to examine the Department of Justice's legal obligation to ensure Inspector General access to all records needed for independent oversight.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226


Thursday, Aug. 06, 2015

9:00 AM
Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
Hearings to examine agency progress in retrospective review of existing regulations.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342
9:30 AM

Senate Committee on Armed Services
Hearings to examine the procurement, acquisition, testing, and oversight of the Navy's Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier program.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G50
2:30 PM

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 219


Thursday, Sep. 10, 2015

10:00 AM
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the nomination of Adam J. Szubin, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, Department of the Treasury.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 538

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