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Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
9:30 am Hearing: Restoring Trust: The View of the Acting Secretary and the Veterans Community Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
9:30 am Hearing: Full Committee hearing The Federal Trade Commission and Its Section 5 Authority: Prosecutor Judge and Jury Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
10:00 am Hearing: Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:00 am Hearing: The Struggle for Civil Society in Egypt Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
10:00 am Hearing: Integrated Planning and Permitting Framework: An Opportunity for EPA to Provide Communities with Flexibility to Make Smart Investments in Water Quality Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
10:00 am Hearing: Jihadist Safe Havens: Efforts to Detect and Deter Terrorist Travel Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
10:00 am Hearing: Modernizing Agriculture Producer Size Standards Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade
10:00 am Hearing: Constitutional Solutions to our Escalating National Debt: Examining Balanced Budget Committee on the Judiciary:
10:00 am Business Meeting: H. Res. 676Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States. Committee on Rules:
10:15 am Hearing: Legislative hearing on H.R. 3670 the Anti-Spoofing Act of 2013 H.R. __ the LPTV and Translator Act of 2014 and H.R. __ the E-LABEL Act Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
1:00 pm Markup: Markup of H.R. ____ the Senior Executive Service Accountability Act; H.R. 4874 the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome SCRUB Act of 2014;H.R. ____ the Federal Records Act Accountability;H.R. 24 the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013; H.R. 78 to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Almeda Road in Houston Texas as the "George Thomas 'Mickey' Leland Post Office Building";H.R. 2819 to designate the facility of Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
1:30 pm Hearing: Copyright Remedies Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
2:00 pm Hearing: Oversight Hearing on "Threats, Intimidation and Bullying by Federal Land Managing Agencies, Part II" Committee on Natural Resources:
2:00 pm Hearing: The Global Challenge of Autism Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
2:00 pm Hearing: Threat to the U.S. Homeland: Emerging Nexus Between Foreign Actors, Transnational Criminal Organizations, and Terrorist Organizations in Latin America Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
2:30 pm Hearing: To examine the role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in relation to other Federal assistance programs Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition
2:30 pm Hearing: To examine the role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in relation to other Federal assistance programs Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition
3:00 pm Hearing: U.S.-India Relations Under the Modi Government Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
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12:04 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:03 P.M. - INTRODUCTION OF GUEST CHAPLAIN - The Chair recognized Rep. Lipinski for the purpose of introducing the Guest Chaplain for today.
12:02 P.M. - ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER - The Speaker reminded the House that on July 24, 1998, at 3:40 p.m., Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the United States Capitol Police were killed in the line of duty defending the Capitol against an intruder armed with a gun. The Speaker announced that at 3:40 p.m. today, the Chair would recognize the anniversary of that tragedy by observing a moment of silence in their memory.
12:02 P.M. - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair designated Mr. Doggett to lead the Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
12:02 P.M. - The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.
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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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