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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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Time (EST) Session
9:00 am Hearing: To review the development of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee on Agriculture:
10:00 am Hearing: Ensuring Aviation Safety in the Era of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
10:00 am Hearing: Ensuring Aviation Safety in the Era of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation
10:00 am Hearing: SECURE IMMIGRATION IDENTITY DOCUMENTS – POSTPONED Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: A Call for System-Wide Change: Evaluating the Independent Assessment of the Veterans Health Administration Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: “Strengthening Head Start for Current and Future Generations” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: "Examining the Mission Structure and Reorganization Effort of the National Protection and Programs Directorate" Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
10:00 am Hearing: EPAs CO2 Regulations for New and Existing Power Plants Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:00 am Hearing: Reforming Food Aid: Desperate Need to Do Better Committee on Foreign Affairs:
10:15 am Hearing: "Improving Federal Spectrum Systems" Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
11:00 am Hearing: The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
12:15 pm Hearing: Reviewing President Xi’s State Visit Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
12:45 pm Hearing: Food Security and Nutrition Programs in Africa Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations
1:00 pm Hearing: “Protecting America’s Workers: An Enforcement Update from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration” Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
3:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 702To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.; H.R. 538Native American Energy Act Committee on Rules:
3:30 pm Hearing: Plutonium Disposition and the MOX Project Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
4:00 pm Markup: Full Committee Markup on H.R. 974, H.R. 1107, H.R. 1452, H.R. 1820, H.R. 2212, H.R. 2270, H.R. 2406, H.R. 3382 Committee on Natural Resources:
Time Session
12:36 P.M. - DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 462.
12:34 P.M. - Considered as privileged matter. H. Res. 462 — "Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3192) to provide for a temporary safe harbor from the enforcement of integrated disclosure requirements for mortgage loan transactions under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 and the Truth in Lending Act, and for other purposes, and providing for proceedings during the period from October 12, 2015, through October 19, 2015."
12:34 P.M. - The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on October 7, 2015 at 11:05 a.m.: That the Senate passed H.R. 34 with an amendment; H.R. 3116 with an amendment; and that the Senate had agreed to S. Con. Res. 22.
12:09 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with one minute speeches which by direction of the Chair, would be limited to 15 per side of the aisle.
12:02 P.M. - NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER POINT OF PRIVILEGE - Ms. Slaughter notified the House of her intention to offer a resolution raising a point of privilege and was recognized to read the text of a proposed resolution. Subsequently, under rule IX, the Chair announced that a resolution offered from the floor by a Member other than the Majority Leader or the Minority Leader as a question of the privileges of the House has immediate precedence only at a time designated by the Chair within two legislative days after the resolution is properly noticed. Pending that designation, the form of the resolution noticed by Ms. Slaughter will appear in the Congressional Record of today and the determination whether the resolution constitutes a question of privilege will be made at the time designated for consideration of the resolution.
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