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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

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hearing: Coast Guard Requirements, Priorities, and Future Acquisition Plans

8:00 AM | 2007 Rayburn
Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Hearing: Federal Employee Compensation: An Update

9:00 AM | 2154 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform |

Hearing: “Regulatory Barriers Facing Workers and Families Saving for Retirement”

10:00 AM
Host: Committee on Education and the Workforce | Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Markup: Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 1222 H.R. 2410 and H.R. ____ FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

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

Hearing: U.S. Interests in Africa

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

Hearing: Hearing entitled “Lessons from the IMF’s Bailout of Greece”

10:00 AM | 2128 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Financial Services | Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade

Hearing: U.S. Capitol Police: FY2018 Budget

10:00 AM | HT-2, The Capitol
Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Legislative Branch

Hearing: Emerging Transportation Technologies

10:00 AM | 2358-A Rayburn
Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Markup: H.R. 2453 Mr. Gallagher the DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017.H.R. 2468 Mr. Perry the Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act.H.R. 2471 Mr. Rutherford the Terrorist Release Announcements to Counter Extremist Recidivism Act.H.R. 2454 Mr. Hurd the Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017.H.R. 2470 Mr. Rogers of Alabama the Homeland Threat Assessment Act.H.R. 2443 Mr. Barletta the Department of Homeland Security Classifie

10:00 AM | HVC-210 CAPITOL
Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence

Hearing: Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Improving Water Quality through Integrated Planning

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

Markup: H.R. 1973 the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017;H.R. 2473 the Enforcing Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2017; H.R. 2431 the Michael Davis Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act;

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

Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2371 and Water Rights Protection Act Discussion Draft

10:00 AM | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Host: Committee on Natural Resources |

Hearing: Amphibious Warfare in a Contested Environment

2:00 PM | 2212 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces

Hearing: Disappeared Jailed and Tortured in China: Wives Petition for Their Husbands Freedom

2:00 PM | 2172 Rayburn HOB
Host: Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

Hearing: "From the Border to Disasters and Beyond: Critical Canine Contributions to the DHS Mission"

2:00 PM | HVC 210 CAPITOL
Host: Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency

Hearing: Library of Congress: FY2018 Budget

2:30 PM | HT-2, The Capitol
Host: Committee on Appropriations | Subcommittee on Legislative Branch

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Library of Congress

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The Madison and Adams buildings are closed on all federal holidays.