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NOTE: A new Congress begins at noon January 3 of each odd-numbered year following a general election, unless it designates a different day by law. A Congress lasts for two years, with each year constituting a separate session. A congressional calendar is an agenda or list of business awaiting possible action by the House or Senate

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House of Representatives Schedule

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hearing: The Obama Administration's Green Energy Gamble: What Have All the Taxpayer Subsidies Achieved?

9:30 AM | 2154 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Subcommittee on the Interior

Hearing: Hatch Act: Options for Reform

9:30 AM | 2247 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Subcommittee on Information Technology

Hearing: Broadband Loans and Grants

10:00 AM | 2123 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Hearing: Formulation of the 2012 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs and Crop Insurance

10:00 AM | 1300 Longworth HOB
Host: Committee on Agriculture | Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

Hearing: Access Control Point Breaches at Our Nation's Airports: Anomalies or Systemic Failures?

10:00 AM | 311 Cannon HOB
Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Transportation Security

Hearing: Implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: "Where the Jobs Are: Promoting Tourism to America

10:15 AM | 2322 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Hearing: Assessing U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities and Needs Amidst Economic Challenges in South Asia

2:00 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa

Hearing: Status of the Processing of the Camp Ashraf Residents

2:30 PM | 2200 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Other Capitol Events

Botanic Garden

Programs and Events
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily,
including all weekends and holidays.

The National Garden

Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily,
including all weekends and holidays.

Bartholdi Park

Open from dawn to dusk, daily,
including all weekends and holidays.

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Programs and Events

Tour Passes at Information Desks
- Lower Level
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday
except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and on Inauguration Day

Library of Congress

Visiting the Library

Exhibits
Events

All buildings are closed to the public on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year's Holidays.
The Madison and Adams buildings are closed on all federal holidays.