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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation? Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
10:00 am Business Meeting: Organizational Meeting and Markup of Oversight Plan Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: An Update from the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency” Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: Iran Nuclear Negotiations After the Second Extension: Where Are They Going? Committee on Foreign Affairs:
10:15 am Business Meeting: Examining Public Health Legislation to Help Patients and Local Communities Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
10:30 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 189, H.R. 216, H.R. 245, H.R. 280, and H.R. 294. Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
10:30 am Business Meeting: Organizational Meeting for the 114th Congress Committee on House Administration:
10:30 am Hearing: Rebuilding After the Storm: Lessening Impacts and Speeding Recovery Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
10:30 am Hearing: Hearing 3 The Select Committee on Benghazi:
10:30 am Hearing: Business Meeting to Designate Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-4) to HVAC Subcommittees Committee on Veterans' Affairs:
11:00 am Business Meeting: Adoption of Committee Rules and Approval of Oversight Plan Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
1:00 pm Markup: H.R. __ the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 Committee on the Judiciary:
2:00 pm Hearing: “U.S. Trade Policy Agenda” Committee on Ways and Means: Full Committee
2:00 pm Hearing: A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
2:00 pm Business Meeting: Organizational Meeting and Markup of Legislation Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
2:00 pm Hearing: The Expanding Cyber Threat Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Research and Technology
2:00 pm Hearing: Nigeria on the Brink? Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
Time Session
6:32 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 27, 2015.
6:32 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
6:32 P.M. - Mr. Jenkins (WV) moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:29 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
6:28 P.M. - Mr. Sessions filed a report from the Committee on Rules on H. Res. 48.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
45 01-22 H R 7 Passed To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.
44 01-22 H R 7 Failed To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.
43 01-22 H RES 42 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions
42 01-22 H RES 42 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions
41 01-21 H R 161 Passed Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

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