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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, Aug. 04, 2015

9:30 AM
Senate Committee on Armed Services
Hearings to examine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the military balance in the Middle East.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G50
9:30 AM

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight
An oversight hearing to examine litigation at the Environmental Protection Agency and Fish and Wildlife Service, focusing on impacts on the United States economy, States, local communities, and the environment.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 406
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Finance
Hearings to examine preserving families and reducing the need for foster care.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, focusing on non-proliferation, inspections, and nuclear constraints.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
An oversight hearing to examine the Bureau of Prisons, focusing on first-hand accounts of challenges facing the Federal prison system.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342
2:30 PM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the nominations of Ann Calvaresi Barr, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, United States Agency for International Development, and David Malcolm Robinson, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary (Conflict and Stabilization Operations), and to be Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Edwin Richard Nolan, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname, John L. Estrada, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and Scott Allen, of Maryland, to be United States Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, all of the Department of State.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
3:00 PM

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.
Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 219


Wednesday, Aug. 05, 2015

Time to be announced.
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Business meeting to consider pending calendar business. TBA 10:00 AM
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the implications of sanctions relief under the Iran agreement.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 538
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Business meeting to consider S. 1324, to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to fulfill certain requirements before regulating standards of performance for new, modified, and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units, S. 1523, to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, S. 1500, to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, S. 722, to extend the date after which interest earned on obligations held in the wildlife restoration fund may be available for apportionment, S. 1707, to designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the "Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court House", S. 1147, to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties Waring Judicial Center", S. 124, to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 to deauthorize the Ten Mile Creek Water Preserve Area Critical Restoration Project, H.R. 2559, to designate the "PFC Milton A. Lee Medal of Honor Memorial Highway" in the State of Texas, and other pending calendar business.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 406
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Finance
Closed business meeting to consider pending calendar business, S-211, to be immediately followed by a business meeting to consider the nominations of Marisa Lago, of New York, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, and W. Thomas Reeder, Jr., of Virginia, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on opportunities to improve student success.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Hearings to examine the Department of Justice's legal obligation to ensure Inspector General access to all records needed for independent oversight.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106
2:00 PM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the implications of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for United States policy in the Middle East.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419


Thursday, Aug. 06, 2015

9:00 AM
Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
Hearings to examine agency progress in retrospective review of existing regulations.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342
9:30 AM

Senate Committee on Armed Services
Hearings to examine the procurement, acquisition, testing, and oversight of the Navy's Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier program.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G50
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Business meeting to consider S. 799, to combat the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome, S. 1893, to reauthorize and improve programs related to mental health and substance use disorders, S. 481, to amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing, and the nominations of Karen Bollinger DeSalvo, of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathryn K. Matthew, of South Carolina, to be Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a term of four years, W. Thomas Reeder, Jr., of Virginia, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and Walter A. Barrows, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board for a term expiring August 28, 2019.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430
10:00 AM

Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Business meeting to consider S. 1814, to withhold certain Federal funding from sanctuary cities, and S. 32, to provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity, and the nominations of John Michael Vazquez, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, Wilhelmina Marie Wright, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota, and Paula Xinis, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226
1:00 PM

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Hearings to examine rising after disaster, focusing on improvements and continuing challenges.
Location: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 428A


Thursday, Sep. 10, 2015

10:00 AM
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine the nomination of Adam J. Szubin, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, Department of the Treasury.
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 538

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