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House of Representatives Schedule

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Hearing: H.R. 3309: Improving the Patent System to Promote American Innovation and Competitiveness

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

Hearing: Joint Hearing - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready?

10:00 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Environment

Markup: HR 1095, HR 1204, HR 1791, HR 2719, HR 2952, and HR 3107

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

Hearing: Next Steps on Egypt Policy

10:00 AM | 2172 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Full Committee

Hearing: The North American Energy Infrastructure Act

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

Hearing: Twenty-five years of Acquisition Reform: Where do we go from here?

10:00 AM | 2118 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Armed Services | Full Committee

Hearing: Report from SIGAR: Challenges to Securing Afghan Women's Gains in a Post-2014 Environment

1:00 PM | 2212 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Hearing: NSA Programs

1:30 PM | HVC210 Capitol
Host: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence | Full Committee

Hearing: EPA's Regulatory Threat to Affordable, Reliable Energy: The Perspective of Coal Communities

2:00 PM | 2123 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Energy and Commerce | Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Hearing: Are More Judges Always the Answer?

2:00 PM | 2141 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Full Committee

Hearing: JOINT: After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan - Part II

2:15 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

Hearing: Guo Feixiong and Freedom of Expression in China

2:30 PM | 2255 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations

Hearing: Nuclear Weapons Modernization Programs

3:30 PM | 2212 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

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Botanic Garden

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Conservatory West Gallery
Feb. 18, 2016 - Oct. 2, 2016
Daily
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Decorating the Corridors of Power: A Look at Constantino Brumidi

Tour Passes at Information Desks - Lower Level
Monday – Friday
11:00 – 11:30 AM and
2:00 – 2:30 PM

Extraordinary Ordinary People: Freedom Fighters in the Capitol Collections

Tour Passes at Information Desks - Lower Level
Monday – Friday
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Library of Congress

Jazz Singers

Performing Arts Reading Room, 1st Floor, James Madison Building
Feb. 11, 2016 – July 23, 2016
Monday – Saturday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Out of the Ashes: A New Library for Congress and the Nation

Thomas Jefferson's Library exhibition, Second Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
May 8, 2015 – May 2016
Monday – Saturday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Exploring the Early Americas

Northwest Gallery, 2nd Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Ongoing exhibition
Monday – Saturday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Hope for America: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture

Bob Hope Gallery of American Entertainment, Ground Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Ongoing exhibition
Monday – Saturday
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM