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Time (EST) Session
2/10
10:00 am
Markup: H.R. 2947 the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2015" Committee on the Judiciary:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee
2/10
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
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: To review the 2016 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Committee on Agriculture:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: The Costly Impacts of Predation and Conflicting Federal Statutes on Native and Endangered Fish Species Committee on Natural Resources:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: From Iraq and Syria to Libya and Beyond: The Evolving ISIL Threat Committee on Foreign Affairs:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: Review of ATC Reform Proposals Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: Midnight Regulations: Examining Executive Branch Overreach Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: Export Control Reform: Challenges for Small Business? (Part I) Committee on Small Business: System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]
2/10
10:00 am
Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017” Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
2/10
10:30 am
Hearing: Budget Hearing - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
2/10
11:00 am
Hearing: National Security and Law Enforcement: Breaking the New Visa Waiver Law to Appease Iran. Committee on Homeland Security:
2/10
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]
2/10
1:15 pm
Hearing: The Global Zika Epidemic: Emerging in the Americas Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
2/10
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
2/10
2:00 pm
Hearing: A Review of VA’s Loan Guaranty and Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Programs (SAH) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
2/10
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
2/10
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
2/11
9:30 am
Hearing: Hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America: Examining the Health of the Federal Housing Administration” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Iran Nuclear Deal Oversight: Implementation and its Consequences Committee on Foreign Affairs:
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Oversight Hearing - United States Engagement in Central America Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 87, H.R. 295, H.R. 1621 and H.R. 2817 Committee on Natural Resources:
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: The Future of Iranian Terror and Its Threat to the US Homeland. Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Budget Hearing - Internal Revenue Service Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Choice Consolidation: Improving VA Community Care Billing and Reimbursement Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Health
2/11
10:00 am
Hearing: Export Control Reform: Challenges for Small Business? (Part II) Committee on Small Business: System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String]
2/11
10:15 am
Hearing: Is the Investor Visa Program an Underperforming Asset? Committee on the Judiciary:
2/11
10:30 am
Hearing: Budget Hearing - Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
2/11
1:00 pm
Hearing: Hearing entitled “Short-term, Small Dollar Lending: The CFPB’s Assault on Access to Credit and Trampling of State and Tribal Sovereignty” Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
2/11
1:00 pm
Markup: H.R.____ the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech Research and Development Act FLIGHT RD Act Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
2/11
1:00 pm
Hearing: Resolving Issues with Confiscated Property in Cuba Havana Club Rum and Other Property Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
2/11
1:30 pm
Hearing: Budget Hearing - Bureau of Reclamation Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
2/11
1:45 pm
Markup: H. Res. 148 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
2/11
2:00 pm
Hearing: The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2/11
2:00 pm
Hearing: Foot and Mouth Disease: Are We Prepared? Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
2/11
2:00 pm
Hearing: Jordan: A Key U.S. Partner Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa
2/11
2:00 pm
Business Meeting: "Improving the Department of Homeland Securitys Biological Detection and Surveillance Programs." Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications
2/11
3:30 pm
Hearing: Carrier Air Wing and the Future of Naval Aviation Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
2/12
8:00 am
Hearing: Department of the Air Force 2017 Budget Request and Readiness Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Readiness
2/12
9:00 am
Hearing: Outbreaks Attacks and Accidents: Combatting Biological Threats Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2/12
9:00 am
Business Meeting: Outbreaks Attacks and Accidents: Combatting Biological Threats Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2/12
9:30 am
Hearing: Budget Hearing - Office of the Inspector General Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
2/12
10:30 am
Hearing: Assessing the Development of Afghanistan National Security Forces Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
2/19
10:00 am
Hearing: Best Practices in Veteran Hiring Committee on Veterans' Affairs:
2/23
2:00 pm
Hearing: Joint Hearing DAV Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
2/24
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
2/24
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing TAL Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
2/25
10:00 am
Hearing: The U.S. Department of Treasury's Analysis of the Situation in Puerto Rico Committee on Natural Resources:
3/2
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing VFW Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
3/3
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing Multi VSO - House Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
3/16
10:00 am
Hearing: Joint Hearing Multi VSO - Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
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Time Session
12:54 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on February 8, 2016.
12:54 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
12:54 P.M. - Mr. LaMalfa moved that the House do now adjourn.
12:45 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
12:45 P.M. - Mr. McCarthy asked unanimous consent That when the House adjourns on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, it adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 and that the order of the House of Jan. 5, 2016, regarding Morning-Hour Debate not apply on that day. Agreed to without objection.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
63 02-04 H R 766 Passed Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015
62 02-04 H R 766 Failed Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015
61 02-03 H R 1675 Passed Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015
60 02-03 H R 1675 Failed Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015
59 02-03 H R 1675 Failed Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015

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