April, 2017

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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, April 26, 2017

Hearing: Storm Watch: Making Sure SBA’s Disaster Loan Program is Prepared

12:00 AM
Host: Committee on Small Business |

Hearing: H.R.___ the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017

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

Hearing: Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region

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

Hearing: Hearing entitled “A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs”

10:00 AM | 2128 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Financial Services | Full Committee

Hearing: Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: The State of Railroad, Pipeline, and Hazardous Materials Safety Regulations and Opportunities for Reform

10:00 AM
Host: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure |

Markup: Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service

10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

Hearing: Advances in the Search for Life

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

Markup: H.R. 1180, "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017"

10:30 AM
Host: Committee on Education and the Workforce | Full Committee

Hearing: US Pacific Command

1:30 PM | H-140
Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Defense

Hearing: Creating a Flexible and Effective Information Technology Management and Acquisition System: Elements for Success in a Rapidly Changing Landscape

2:00 PM | 2118 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Hearing: Chinas Technological Rise: Challenges to U.S. Innovation and Security

2:30 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

Hearing: The Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions

2:30 PM | 2200 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Markup: Full Committee Markup

4:00 PM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Host: Committee on Natural Resources | Full Committee

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Botanic Garden

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Bartholdi Park

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U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

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Library of Congress

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