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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am
Hearing: Best Practices in Veteran Hiring Committee on Veterans' Affairs:
2:00 pm
Hearing: Joint Hearing DAV Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
4:30 pm
Hearing: “Persian Gulf War: An Assessment of Health Outcomes on the 25th Anniversary” Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Oversight and Investigations
10:00 am
Hearing: The 2016 California Water Supply Outlook During the El Niño and Three Years of Restricted Water Deliveries Committee on Natural Resources:
10:00 am
Hearing: A Review of United States Army Corps of Engineers Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development and Chiefs Reports Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing TAL Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
2:00 pm
Hearing: The President’s Imposition of New Environmental Mitigation Regulations Committee on Natural Resources:
10:00 am
Hearing: Reauthorization of DOTs Pipeline Safety Program Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
10:00 am
Hearing: Probing DHSs Botched Management of the Human Resources Information Technology Program. Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
10:00 am
Hearing: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Analysis of the Situation in Puerto Rico Committee on Natural Resources:
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing VFW Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing Multi VSO - House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
10:00 am
Hearing: The Presidents Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing Multi VSO - Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Veterans' Affairs
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Time Session
1:50 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to S. Con. Res. 31. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 23, 2016.
1:50 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
1:50 P.M. - Mr. Gohmert moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:05 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House resumed Special Order speeches.
1:05 P.M. - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
82 02-12 H R 757 Passed North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enforcement Act of 2016
81 02-12 H R 2017 Passed Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
80 02-12 H R 2017 Failed Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
79 02-12 H R 2017 Agreed to Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
78 02-11 H RES 611 Passed Providing for consideration of H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015; and providing for proceedings during the period from February 15, 2016, through February 22, 2016

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