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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: The Administrations Climate Plan: Failure by Design Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
10:00 am Hearing: A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing 1 The Select Committee on Benghazi:
10:00 am Hearing: To review the implementation of Section 4022 of the Agricultural Act of 2014: Pilot projects to reduce dependency and increase work requirements and work effort under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Committee on Agriculture:
10:00 am Hearing: Global Efforts to Fight Ebola Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
10:00 am Hearing: Chapter 12 of Title 17 Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
10:00 am Hearing: H.R. 4526 the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:00 am Hearing: Worldwide Threats to the Homeland. Committee on Homeland Security:
10:15 am Hearing: Oversight of FCC Budget and Management Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
10:15 am Hearing: Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Private Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
10:30 am Markup: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program ResolutionsH.R. 5449 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014H.R. 5146 To designate the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse"H.R. 5448 John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2014H.R. 5266 To reauthorize the National Estuary Programs and for other purposesH.R. 4926 To designate the "James L. Ober Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
11:00 am Business Meeting: Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Changes for the 114th Congress Committee on Rules: Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
12:00 pm Hearing: Scheduling Manipulation and Veteran Deaths in Phoenix: Examination of the OIG’s Final Report Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
12:00 pm Markup: H.R. ____ the Inspector General Empowerment Act; H.R. 5229 the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014; H.R. 5468 to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1003 in Camp Pendleton California as the Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office; H.R. 5142 to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Jackson Street in Rich Square North Carolina as the "Chief Joseph E. White Jr. Post Office Building;"H Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
1:00 pm Markup: H.R. 5233 the Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 Committee on the Judiciary:
1:30 pm Hearing: Cross-Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs? Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: "Is the FCC Responding to the Needs of Small Business and Rural America?” Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
2:00 pm Markup: H. Res. 714 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:00 pm Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5066, H.R. 5176 Committee on Natural Resources:
2:00 pm Hearing: "The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of the Missing E-mails." Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
2:30 pm Hearing: A New Era of U.S.-China Relations? Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
4:00 pm Business Meeting: Resolution Authorizing the Chairman to Issue Subpoenas Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Oversight
Time Session
12:35 P.M. - DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 726.
12:35 P.M. - Considered under suspension of the rules.
12:35 P.M. - Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution. H. Res. 726 — "Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries."
12:34 P.M. - The Speaker announced that votes on suspensions, if ordered, will be postponed until a time to be announced.
12:33 P.M. - NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY AND INTEGRITY - Pursuant to section 106 of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315), and the order of the House of January 3, 2013, the Speaker appointed Arthur E. Keiser of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, William Pepicello of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Arthur J. Rothkopf of Washington, DC upon the recommendation of the Majority Leader to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
503 09-16 S 1603 Passed Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
502 09-16 H R 5461 Passed To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposes
501 09-16 H R 5405 Passed To make technical corrections to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to enhance the ability of small and emerging growth companies to access capital through public and private markets, to reduce regulatory burdens, and for other purposes
500 09-16 S 2154 Passed Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014
499 09-16 H RES 722 Passed Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J.Res. 124) making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes

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