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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: Midnight Regulations: Examining Executive Branch Overreach Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
10:00 am Hearing: Export Control Reform: Challenges for Small Business? (Part I) Committee on Small Business: System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]
10:00 am Hearing: Review of ATC Reform Proposals Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
10:00 am Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017” Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
10:00 am Hearing: The Costly Impacts of Predation and Conflicting Federal Statutes on Native and Endangered Fish Species Committee on Natural Resources:
10:00 am Hearing: From Iraq and Syria to Libya and Beyond: The Evolving ISIL Threat Committee on Foreign Affairs:
10:00 am Hearing: Understanding and Deterring Russia: U.S. Policies and Strategies Committee on Armed Services:
10:00 am Hearing: “Next Steps for K-12 Education: Implementing the Promise to Restore State and Local Control” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: To review the 2016 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Committee on Agriculture:
10:30 am Hearing: Budget Hearing - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
11:00 am Hearing: National Security and Law Enforcement: Breaking the New Visa Waiver Law to Appease Iran. Committee on Homeland Security:
1:00 pm Hearing: Oversight of the Office of Advocacy and the Office of the National Ombudsman at the SBA Committee on Small Business: System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]
1:15 pm Hearing: The Global Zika Epidemic Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
2:00 pm Hearing: A Review of VA’s Loan Guaranty and Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Programs (SAH) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Economic Opportunity
2:00 pm Hearing: Recommendations from the National Commission on the Future of the Army Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
2:30 pm Hearing: Budget Hearing - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
3:00 pm Markup: Communications and Technology Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 2666 H.R. 1301 and Discussion Draft of the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
3:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 2017Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 Committee on Rules:
3:00 pm Hearing: Subcommittee on National Security and Subcommittee on Government Operations joint hearing "The President's Waiver of Restrictions on the Visa Waiver Program" Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security
3:30 pm Hearing: Department of Defense DoD Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction CWMD Policy and Programs for Fiscal Year 2017 Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
5:00 pm Markup: Energy and Power Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 3021 H.R. 3797 H.R. 4444 H.R. 2984 H.R. 4427 H.R. 4238 H.R. 2080 H.R. 2081 H.R. 3447 H.R. 4416 H.R. 4434 and a Discussion Draft of the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns BRICK Act. Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
Time Session
7:31 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on February 11, 2016.
7:31 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:31 P.M. - Mr. Schweikert moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:30 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
6:30 P.M. - The House received a message from the Senate. The Senate passed H.R. 757 amended.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
70 02-10 H R 3293 Passed Scientific Research in the National Interest Act
69 02-10 H R 3293 Failed Scientific Research in the National Interest Act
68 02-10 H R 3293 Failed Scientific Research in the National Interest Act
67 02-10 H R 4470 Passed Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act
66 02-10 H RES 609 Passed Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3442) Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3293) Scientific Research in the National Interest Act

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