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Committee Schedule

This schedule combines announcements about future House and Senate committee meetings and hearings for the selected week. Data sources for this schedule are the House Committee Repository and Hearings & Meetings on Senate.gov. About Committee Data provides additional information. For links to House and Senate calendars and schedules, see Floor Calendars.

Week of November 16 - 22, 2020 | Daily View Previous Week | Current Week | Next Week

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  1. House Committee on Rules
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: H.R. 8294—National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

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    Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: An oversight hearing to examine the Securities and Exchange Commission, including S.2075, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose certain activities relating to climate change, S.2391, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to impose requirements relating to the purchase of certain equity securities by issuers, and S.573, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study of 10b5-1 trading plans.

    Related Items: S.2075, S.2391, S.573

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    Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine breaking the news, focusing on censorship, suppression, and the 2020 election.

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    Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine S.959, to establish in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum, and S.1267, to establish within the Smithsonian Institution the National Museum of the American Latino.

    Related Items: S.1267, S.959

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    House Committee on Natural Resources
    12:00 PM (EST)
    Meeting: Ocean Climate Action: Solutions to the Climate Crisis. Legislative hearing on H.R. 8632, the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act, and H.R. 3548, H.R. 3919, H.R. 4093, H.R. 5390, H.R.5589, H.R.7387, H.R. 8253, H.R.8627

    Witnesses: Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Dr. Kelsey Leonard, Dr. Ray Hilborn, Dr. Kelly Kryc.

    Related Items: H.R.8632

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    Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection
    2:00 PM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine the American manufacturing industry¿s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  2. House Committee on Rules 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

    Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

    Senate Committee on the Judiciary 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

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  1. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    9:30 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Business meeting to consider S.1031, to implement recommendations related to the safety of amphibious passenger vessels, S.1166, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to make grants for the establishment or expansion of internet exchange facilities, S.3730, to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize and modernize the registered traveler program of the Transportation Security Administration, S.3824, to require the Federal Trade Commission to submit a report to Congress on scams targeting seniors, S.3969, to amend title 49, United States Code, to reform the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification process, S.4472, to amend the Secure and Trusted Communications Network Reimbursement Program to include eligible telecommunications carriers and providers of educational broadband service, S.4577, to require online enrollment for the PreCheck Program of the Transportation Security Administration, S.4613, to amend the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act to prevent certain automated calls and to require notice of the availability of contact lens prescriptions to patients, S.4719, to provide, temporarily, authority for the Secretary of Commerce to waive cost sharing requirements for the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, S.4803, to make the 3450-3550 MHz spectrum band available for non-Federal use, S.4827, to authorize the Assistant Secretary of Space Commerce to provide space situational awareness data, information, and services to non-United States Government entities, S.4847, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the travel and tourism industry in the United States, S.4884, to require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to study the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on injuries and deaths associated with consumer products, and routine lists in the Coast Guard.

    Related Items: S.1031, S.1166, S.3730, S.3824, S.4472, S.4577, S.4613, S.4719, S.4803, S.4827, S.4847, S.3969, S.4884

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    House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Hearing: “Examining the Surface Transportation Board’s Role in Ensuring a Robust Passenger Rail System.”

    Witnesses: Ms. Ann Begeman, Mr. Martin Oberman, Mr. Stephen Gardner, Ms. Romayne Brown, Mr. Paul Skoutelas, Mr. Ian Jefferies, Mr. Randal O'Toole.

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    House Committee on Oversight and Reform
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Hearing: Subcommittee on National Security Hearing on “Karshi-Khanabad: Honoring the Heroes of Camp Stronghold Freedom”

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    House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Hearing: “Karshi-Khanabad: Honoring the Heroes of Camp Stronghold Freedom”

    Witnesses: Dr. Patricia Hastings, Dr. David Smith.

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    Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine the nominations of Thomas L. Kirsch II, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, Charles Edward Atchley, Jr., and Katherine A. Crytzer, both to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Joseph Dawson III, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, and Zachary N. Somers, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

    Related Items: PN2209, PN2246, PN2247, PN2294, PN2333

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    Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine the nominations of Shana M. Broussard, of Louisiana, Sean J. Cooksey, of Missouri, and Allen Dickerson, of the District of Columbia, each to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

    Related Items: PN2237, PN2302, PN2303

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    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Business meeting to consider the nominations of Allison Clements, of Ohio, and Mark C. Christie, of Virginia, both to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    Related Items: PN2154, PN2155

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    Senate Committee on Armed Services
    10:30 AM (EST)
    Meeting: A closed pass-the-gavel/general provisions panel meeting with the House Committee on Armed Services to examine H.R.6395, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year.

    Related Items: H.R.6395

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    Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
    2:30 PM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine H.R.823 and S.241, bills to provide for the designation of certain wilderness areas, recreation management areas, and conservation areas in the State of Colorado, S.1695, to amend the Wilderness Act to allow local Federal officials to determine the manner in which nonmotorized uses may be permitted in wilderness areas, S.2804, to promote conservation, improve public land management, and provide for sensible development in Pershing County, Nevada, S.2875, to amend the Smith River National Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of Oregon, S.3492, to transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for use as a national cemetery, S.4215, to designate and adjust certain lands in the State of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, S.4569, to modify the boundary of the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in the State of Arizona, S.4599, to withdraw certain Federal land in the Pecos Watershed area of the State of New Mexico from mineral entry, S.4603, to promote the use of forest restoration residue harvested on National Forest System land for renewable energy, S.4616, to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain National Forest System land to the State of South Dakota, S.4625, to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to encourage and expand the use of prescribed fire on land managed by the Department of the Interior or the Forest Service, with an emphasis on units of the National Forest System in the western United States, S.4696, to provide for the continuation of higher education through the conveyance to the University of Alaska of certain public land in the State of Alaska, and S.4889, to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to increase the dividend exclusion, to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, to provide that Village Corporations shall not be required to convey land in trust to the State of Alaska for the establishment of Municipal Corporations, and to provide for the recognition of certain Alaska Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under that Act, to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain interests in land in the State of Alaska.

    Related Items: H.R.823, S.1695, S.241, S.2804, S.2875, S.3492, S.4215, S.4569, S.4599, S.4603, S.4616, S.4625, S.4696, S.4889

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    Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
    2:30 PM (EST)
    Meeting: Business meeting to consider S.790, to clarify certain provisions of Public Law 103-116, the Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina Land Claims Settlement Act of 1993, S.3264, to expedite and streamline the deployment of affordable broadband service on Tribal land, S.4079, to authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and S.4556, to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Indian Health Service, to acquire private land to facilitate access to the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, California.

    Related Items: S.3264, S.4079, S.4556, S.790

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    Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
    3:00 PM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine modernizing Federal telework, focusing on moving forward using the lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  2. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 9:30 AM (EST) Meeting Details

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

    House Committee on Oversight and Reform 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

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  1. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    9:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: Hearings to examine an essential part of a COVID-19 solution, focusing on an early at home treatment.

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    House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance
    10:00 AM (EST)
    Hearing: Insuring against a Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions for Policyholders and Insurers

    Witnesses: Ms. Ann Cantrell, Mr. John Doyle, Mr. Brian Kuhlmann, Mrs. Michelle McLaughlin, Mr. R.J. Lehmann.

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  2. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 9:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details

    House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance 10:00 AM (EST) Meeting Details


  1. House Committee on Armed Services
    9:00 AM (EST)
    Meeting: The US military mission in Afghanistan and implications of the peace process on US involvement

    Witnesses: The Honorable Ryan Crocker, Dr. Stephen Biddle, Dr. Seth Jones.

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