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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: Office of National Drug Control Policy: Reauthorization Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Operations
10:00 am Hearing: Legislative Hearing on Discussion Draft of "National Park Service Centennial Act" Committee on Natural Resources:
10:00 am Hearing: Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: Fueling Middle East Turmoil Committee on Foreign Affairs:
10:00 am Hearing: To review the Farm Credit System Committee on Agriculture:
10:30 am Markup: H.R. 2831 To make technical amendments to update statutory references to provisions classified to chapters 44 45 46 and 47 of title 50 United States Code; H.R. 2832 To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 52 United States Code; andH.R. 1584 the CARDER Act of 2015 Committee on the Judiciary:
11:00 am Markup: H.R. 1670: National POWMIA Remembrance Act of 2015 Committee on House Administration:
1:00 pm Hearing: The Paris Attacks: A Strategic Shift by ISIS? Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: Assessing the President's Strategy in Afghanistan Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa
2:00 pm Hearing: U.S. Strategic Interests and the APEC and East Asia Summits Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
Time Session
8:45 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 2, 2015.
8:45 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
8:45 P.M. - Ms. Kaptur moved that the House do now adjourn.
7:16 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
7:13 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
652 12-01 H R 644 Passed Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
651 12-01 S J RES 23 Passed Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.
650 12-01 S J RES 24 Passed Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.
649 12-01 H R 4127 Passed Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
648 12-01 S 1170 Passed Breast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act

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