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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: “Improving the Federal Wage and Hour Regulatory Structure” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
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
10:30 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: Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs- Part II Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
1:00 pm Hearing: Terrorist March in Iraq: The U.S. Response Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee
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: U.S. National Missile Defense and the Growing Threat: Is a Limited Defense Enough? Committee on Armed Services: 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: 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
2:05 P.M. - On ordering the previous question Roll Call 437 - Yea and Nay vote pending.
2:04 P.M. - Considered as unfinished business. H. Res. 677 — "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 Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes."
2:03 P.M. - UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 677, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
2:03 P.M. - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
1:58 P.M. - DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5134.
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434 07-22 H R 4411 Passed To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes.
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432 07-17 H R 4719 Passed To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory

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