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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: "An Update on the IRS Response to Its Targeting Scandal" Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
10:00 am Hearing: Domestic Aviation Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation
10:00 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3109, H.R. 3409, H.R. 5026, and H.R. 5069 Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
10:00 am Hearing: "The Rising Terrorist Threat and the Unfulfilled 911 Recommendation." Committee on Homeland Security:
10:00 am Hearing: Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy
10:00 am Hearing: 21st Century Cures Roundtable on Personalized Medicine Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
10:00 am Hearing: “Improving the Federal Wage and Hour Regulatory Structure” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
10:30 am Hearing: Examining the Voting Process How States Can Build on Recommendations from the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission Committee on House Administration:
10:30 am Hearing: Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
1:00 pm Hearing: Terrorist March in Iraq: The U.S. Response Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee
1:00 pm Hearing: Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs- Part II Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
2:00 pm Hearing: Oversight Hearing on "American Metals and Mineral Security: An examination of the domestic critical minerals supply and demand chain" Committee on Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
2:00 pm Hearing: U.S.-Dominican Republic Relations: Bolstering Economic Growth and Energy Independence Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
2:00 pm Hearing: Adapting U.S. Missile Defense for Future Threats: Russia China and Modernizing the NMD Act Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
2:00 pm Hearing: U.S. National Missile Defense and the Growing Threat: Is a Limited Defense Enough? Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee
2:00 pm Hearing: The Troubling Case of Meriam Ibrahim Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations
3:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 3393Student and Family Tax Simplification Act; H.R. 4935Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 Committee on Rules:
Time Session
9:41 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 24, 2014.
9:41 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
9:41 P.M. - Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
8:41 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
8:39 P.M. - POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Peters (CA) motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 3230, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to instruct conferees and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Peters (CA) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
441 07-23 H R 3136 Passed To establish a demonstration program for competency-based education.
440 07-23 H R 3136 Failed To establish a demonstration program for competency-based education.
439 07-23 H R 3136 Agreed to To establish a demonstration program for competency-based education.
438 07-23 H RES 677 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3136) to establish a demonstration program for competency-based education, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4984) to amend the loan counseling requirements under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes
437 07-23 H RES 677 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3136) to establish a demonstration program for competency-based education, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4984) to amend the loan counseling requirements under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes

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