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Time (EST) Session
7/14
4:00 pm
Markup: Markup of H.R. 4771 Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act; H.R. 4250 Sunscreen Innovation Act as amended; H.R. 594 Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance Research and Education Amendments of 2014 as amended; H.R. 669 Sudden Unexpected Death and Data Enhancement and Awareness Act as amended; H.R. 4290 Wakefield Act of 2014 as amended; H.R. 4450 Travel Promotion Enhancement and Modernization Act of 2014 as amended; and H.R. 5057 EPS Service Parts Act of 2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce:
7/14
5:00 pm
Business Meeting: H.R. 5021Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 Committee on Rules:
7/14
7:30 pm
Hearing: Evaluation of the Process to Achieve VBA Goals Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
7/15
8:00 am
Hearing: CLOSED: Budget Hearing - Overseas Contingency Operations Funding Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Defense
7/15
9:00 am
Markup: Full Committee Markup - FY 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill Committee on Appropriations: Multiple Subcommittees
7/15
10:00 am
Hearing: Lessons From The States: Responsible Prison Reform Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
7/15
10:00 am
Hearing: Is the Federal Governments General Schedule GS a Viable Personnel System for the Future? Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census
7/15
10:00 am
Hearing: EPAs Expanded Interpretation of its Permit Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
7/15
10:00 am
Hearing: Oversight Hearing on “Implementation and Administration of the 2013 Helium Stewardship Act.” Committee on Natural Resources:
7/15
10:00 am
Hearing: "Protecting America’s Youth: An Update from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children" Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
7/15
11:00 am
Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3229, H.R. 4546, H.R. 4867, and S. 1603 Committee on Natural Resources:
7/15
1:00 pm
Hearing: Action Delayed, Small Business Opportunties Denied: Implmentation of Contracting Reforms in the FY 2013 NDAA Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce
7/15
1:00 pm
Hearing: Moral Rights Termination Rights Resale Royalty and Copyright Term Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
7/15
2:00 pm
Hearing: Government Accountability Office review of the Prisoner of War-Missing in Action Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Personnel
7/15
2:00 pm
Hearing: The Rise of ISIL: Iraq and Beyond Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
7/15
2:00 pm
Hearing: The Future of Turkish Democracy Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
7/15
3:00 pm
Business Meeting: H.R. 4719Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014 Committee on Rules:
7/15
3:30 pm
Hearing: H.R. ___ the "Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014" Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: H. Res. - Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President inconsistent with his duties under the Constitution of the United States Committee on Rules: Full Committee
7/16
10:00 am
Markup: H. Res. 649 Directing the Secretary of Defense to transmit to the House of Representatives copies of any emails in the possession of the Department of Defense or the National Security Agency that were transmitted to or from the email accounts of former Internal Revenue Service Exempt Organizations Division Director Lois Lerner between January 2009 and April 2011 Committee on Armed Services:
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: Port of Entry Infrastructure: How Does the Federal Government Prioritize Investments? Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: Irans Destabilizing Role in the Middle East Committee on Foreign Affairs:
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: White House Office of Political Affairs: Is Supporting Candidates and Campaign Fund-Raising an Appropriate Use of a Government Office? Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee
7/16
10:00 am
Business Meeting: Legislative hearing on a Committee Discussion Draft of H. Res. ___ providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President inconsistent with his duties under the Constitution of the United States. Committee on Rules:
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: Creating Efficiency through Comparison: An Evaluation of Private Sector Best Practices and the VA Health Care System Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
7/16
10:00 am
Hearing: The Long-Term Budget Outlook Committee On The Budget:
7/16
10:00 am
Markup: Markup on H.R. 277, H.R. 916, H.R. 1810, H.R. 2158, H.R. 3572, H.R. 3806, H.R. 4751 and H.R. ___ Committee on Natural Resources:
7/16
10:00 am
Markup: the following bills and other legislative business:General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program ResolutionsH. Con. Res. 103 Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch RunH.R. 3044 To approve the transfer of Yellow Creek Port properties in Iuka MississippiH.R. 5078 Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014H.R. 4854 Regulatory Certainty ActH.R. 5077 Coal Jobs Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
7/16
10:15 am
Hearing: Failure to Verify: Concerns Regarding PPACA's Eligibility System Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
7/16
10:30 am
Hearing: Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingency Operations Budget Request Committee on Armed Services:
7/16
1:00 pm
Hearing: Barriers to Entrepreneurship: Examining the Anti-Trust Implications of Occupational Licensing Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
7/16
2:00 pm
Hearing: The Growing Crisis of Africa's Orphans Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
7/16
2:00 pm
Hearing: Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Oversight
7/16
2:00 pm
Hearing: Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Requirements Assessment Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
7/17
9:00 am
Hearing: Examining the Justice Department's Response to the IRS Targeting Scandal Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs
7/17
9:30 am
Hearing: 21st Century Technology for 21st Century Cures Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
7/17
9:30 am
Hearing: Guilty until Proven Innocent? A Study of the Propriety Legal Authority for the Justice Departments Operation Choke Point Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
7/17
10:00 am
Hearing: The President's Funding Request for Overseas Contingency Operations Committee On The Budget:
7/17
10:30 am
Hearing: Russian Violations of the INF Treaty: After detection—what? Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
7/22
7:30 pm
Hearing: VA’s Longstanding Information Security Weaknesses are Increasing Patient Wait Times and Allowing Extensive Data Manipulation Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
7/23
10:00 am
Hearing: Domestic Aviation Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation
7/23
10:00 am
Hearing: "The Rising Terrorist Threat and the Unfulfilled 911 Recommendation." Committee on Homeland Security:
7/23
10:30 am
Hearing: Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
7/24
9:30 am
Hearing: Restoring Trust: The View of the Acting Secretary and the Veterans Community Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
7/29
2:00 pm
Business Meeting: "Protecting the Homeland from Nuclear and Radiological Threats." Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
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Time Session
1:08 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on July 14, 2014.
1:08 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:08 P.M. - Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
11:28 A.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
11:22 A.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
404 07-11 H R 4718 Passed To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation
403 07-11 H R 4718 Failed To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation
402 07-10 H R 4923 Passed Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
401 07-10 H R 4923 Failed Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes
400 07-10 H R 4923 Failed Making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes

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