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Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
8:00 am Hearing: Threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al-Qa'ida, and other Islamic extremists House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee
11:00 am Hearing: "Examining ObamaCare's Failures in Security Accountability and Transparency." Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
11:00 am Markup: Markup on H.R. 69, H.R. 706, H.R. 712, H.R. 1363, H.R. 1839, H.R. 3226, H.R. 3227, H.R. 3326, H.R. 3608, H.R. 3980, H.R. 3981, H.R. 4166, H.R. 4534, H.R. 4846, H.R. 5003, H.R. 5040, H.R. 5049, H.R. 5050, H.R. 5139, H.R. 5162, H.R. 5167, H.R. 5412, H.R. 5476, S. 363, S. 609 Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee
11:00 am Hearing: Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
11:00 am Hearing: The Science of Dyslexia Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
11:15 am Hearing: The Administrations Strategy for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ISIL Committee on Armed Services:
11:30 am Hearing: The benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural America Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
11:30 am Hearing: The ISIS Threat: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee
11:30 am Hearing: Suicide Prevention and Treatment: Helping Loved Ones in Mental Health Crisis Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
1:00 pm Hearing: An Update on the Small Business Health Options Program: Is It Working for Small Businesses?" Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Health and Technology
2:00 pm Hearing: "Protecting International Religious Freedom" Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security
2:00 pm Hearing: U.S. Census Bureau: Addressing Data Collection Vulnerabilities Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census
2:00 pm Hearing: Oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
2:00 pm Hearing: Safeguarding Privacy and Civil Liberties While Keeping our Skies Safe. Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Transportation Security
3:00 pm Hearing: The Struggles of Recovering Assets for Holocaust Survivors Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
Time Session
7:06 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on September 18, 2014.
7:06 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:06 P.M. - Mrs. Bachmann moved that the House do now adjourn.
5:41 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
5:36 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
509 09-17 H J RES 124 Passed Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes
508 09-17 H J RES 124 Failed Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes
507 09-17 H J RES 124 Agreed to Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes
506 09-17 S 476 Passed To amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission.
505 09-17 H R 5462 Passed To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.

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