Daily Digest/CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 109
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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

                 Week of June 27 through June 30, 2017

                             Senate Chamber

  During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared 
legislative and executive business.


                           Senate Committees

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
  Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: June 29, to 
hold hearings to examine conservation and forestry, focusing on 
perspectives on the past and future direction for the 2018 Farm 
Bill, 9:30 a.m., SH-216.
  Committee on Appropriations: June 27, Subcommittee on Department 
of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings 
to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal 
year 2018 for the Environmental Protection Agency, 9:30 a.m., SD-
124.
  June 27, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General 
Government, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates 
and justification for fiscal year 2018 for the Security Exchange 
Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 10 a.m., 
SD-138.
  June 27, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human 
Services, and Education, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to 
examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 
2018 for the Department of Labor, 10:30 a.m., SD-192.
  June 28, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, to hold 
hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for 
fiscal year 2018 for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department 
of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, 2:30 p.m., SD-138.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related 
Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and 
justification for fiscal year 2018 for the National Aeronautics and 
Space Administration, 10 a.m., SD-192.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, to hold hearings to 
examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 
2018 for the Senate Sergeant at Arms and the Capitol Police; to be 
immediately followed by a closed session in SVC-217, following the 
open session, 10:15 a.m., SD-124.
  Committee on Armed Services: June 27, Subcommittee on Emerging 
Threats and Capabilities, closed business meeting to markup those 
provisions which fall under the subcommittee's jurisdiction of the 
proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, 
6:30 a.m., SR-232A.
  June 27, Subcommittee on Personnel, closed business meeting to 
markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee's 
jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 
fiscal year 2018, 7 a.m., SR-232A.
  June 27, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, closed 
business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the 
subcommittee's jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense 
Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, 7:30 a.m., SR-232A.
  June 27, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, closed business meeting to 
markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee's 
jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 
fiscal year 2018, 8 a.m., SR-232A.
  June 27, Full Committee, closed business meeting to markup the 
proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, 
8:15 a.m., SR-222.
  June 28, Full Committee, closed business meeting to markup the 
proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, 7 
a.m., SR-222.

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  June 29, Full Committee, closed business meeting to markup the 
proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, 7 
a.m., SR-222.
  June 30, Full Committee, closed business meeting to continue to 
markup the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 
year 2018, 7 a.m., SR-222.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: June 29, to hold 
hearings to examine principles of housing finance reform, 10 a.m., 
SD-538.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: June 27, 
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, to 
hold hearings to examine marine sanctuaries, focusing on fisheries, 
access, the environment, and maritime heritage, 9:30 a.m., SR-253.
  June 28, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
nominations of Steven Gill Bradbury, of Virginia, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of Transportation, and Elizabeth Erin 
Walsh, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of 
Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign 
Commercial Service, 10 a.m., SR-253.
  June 29, Full Committee, business meeting to consider S. 1405, to 
amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for 
the Federal Aviation Administration, S. 875, to require the 
Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and 
submit a report on filing requirements under the Universal Service 
Fund programs, S. 1426, to amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur 
Sports Act to expand the purposes of the corporation, to designate 
the United States Center for Safe Sport, S. 1393, to streamline the 
process by which active duty military, reservists, and veterans 
receive commercial driver's licenses, and the nominations of David 
P. Pekoske, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland 
Security, Robert L. Sumwalt III, of South Carolina, to be a Member 
of the National Transportation Safety Board, and Derek Kan, of 
California, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, 9 
a.m., SD-106.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: June 28, business 
meeting to consider S. 822, to amend the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to modify 
provisions relating to grants, S. 1359, to amend the John F. Kennedy 
Center Act to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy 
Center for the Performing Arts, S. 810, to facilitate construction 
of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, S. 
1395, to revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal 
Barrier Resources System units in Delaware, an original bill 
entitled, ``Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2017'', General 
Services Administration resolutions, and the nominations of Annie 
Caputo, of Virginia, and David Wright, of South Carolina, each to be 
a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Susan Parker 
Bodine, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the 
Environmental Protection Agency, 10 a.m., SD-406.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: June 28, business meeting to 
consider the nomination of Mark Andrew Green, of Wisconsin, to be 
Administrator of the United States Agency for International 
Development, and routine lists in the Foreign Service, Time to be 
announced, S-216, Capitol.
  June 28, Full Committee, to receive a closed briefing on North 
Korea, focusing on recent developments, 10 a.m., SVC-217.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: June 28, 
to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Claire M. Grady, of 
Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary for Management, Department of 
Homeland Security, and Henry Kerner, of California, to be Special 
Counsel, Office of Special Counsel, 10 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on the Judiciary: June 27, to hold hearings to examine 
the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act, focusing 
on reauthorizing America's vital national security authority and 
protecting privacy and civil liberties, 9:30 a.m., SD-226.
  June 28, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
nominations of Timothy J. Kelly, and Trevor N. McFadden, of 
Virginia, both to be a United States District Judge for the District 
of Columbia, and Jeffrey Bossert Clark, of Virginia, and Beth Ann 
Williams, of New Jersey, both to be an Assistant Attorney General, 
Department of Justice, 9:30 a.m., SD-226.
  June 29, Full Committee, business meeting to consider S. 1312, to 
prioritize the fight against human trafficking in the United States, 
S. 1311, to provide assistance in abolishing human trafficking in 
the United States, and the nominations of Stephen Elliott Boyd, of 
Alabama, to be an Assistant Attorney General, John Kenneth Bush, of 
Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, 
Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, and Damien Michael Schiff, of 
California, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal 
Claims, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: June 28, business meeting to 
consider S. 1024, to amend title 38, United States Code, to reform 
the rights and processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding 
claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs, Time to be announced, Room to be announced.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: June 28, to hold hearings to 
examine the nomination of David James Glawe, of Iowa, to be Under 
Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland 
Security, 8:30 a.m., SH-216.
  June 28, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine Russian 
intervention in European elections, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  June 29, Full Committee, to hold closed hearings to examine 
certain intelligence matters, 10 a.m., SH-219.


                            House Committees

  Committee on Appropriations, June 28, Subcommittee on Agriculture, 
Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related 
Agencies, markup on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug 
Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, 
10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn.
  June 28, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related 
Agencies, markup on Energy and Water Development, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, 11 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn.

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  June 29, Full Committee, markup on Legislative Branch 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, 10:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related 
Agencies, markup on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, 2 p.m., H-140 Capitol.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General 
Government, markup on Financial Services and General Government 
Appropriations Bill, FY 2018, 3 p.m., 2358-A, Rayburn.
  Committee on Armed Services, June 28, Full Committee, markup on 
H.R. 2810, the ``National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
2018'', 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  Committee on Education and the Workforce, June 28, Subcommittee on 
Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, hearing 
entitled ``Exploring Opportunities to Strengthen Education Research 
While Protecting Student Privacy'', 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 28, Full Committee, markup 
on H.R. 3043, the ``Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017''; 
H.R. 2786, to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the 
criteria and process to qualify a qualifying conduit hydropower 
facility; H.R. 3050, the ``Enhancing State Energy Security Planning 
and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017''; H.R. 2883, the ``Promoting 
Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act''; H.R. 2910, the ``Promoting 
Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act''; 
H.R. 3017, the ``Brownfields Enhancement Economic Redevelopment and 
Reauthorization Act of 2017''; H.R. 3053, the ``Nuclear Waste Policy 
Amendments Act of 2017''; and H.R. 806, the ``Ozone Standards 
Implementation Act of 2017'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, June 28, Subcommittee on Monetary 
Policy and Trade, hearing entitled ``The Federal Reserve's Impact on 
Main Street, Retirees, and Savings'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  June 28, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer 
Credit, hearing entitled ``Examining the BSA/AML Regulatory 
Compliance Regime'', 2 p.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, June 28, Full Committee, hearing 
entitled ``Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations'', 10 
a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa, markup on 
H. Res. 185, to call on the Government of Iran to fulfill repeated 
promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest 
held United States civilian in our Nation's history; H. Res. 218, to 
recognize the importance of the United States-Israel economic 
relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation; H. Res. 274, 
to condemn the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of 
its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International 
Covenants on Human Rights; H. Res. 317, to call for the 
unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent 
resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government 
of Iran; H. Res. 359, to urge the European Union to designate 
Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase 
pressure on it and its members; and H.R. 2646, the ``United States-
Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, June 28, Full Committee, markup on 
H.R. 2826, the ``Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 
2017''; H.R. 1096, the ``Judgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017''; 
and H.R. 2480, the ``Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex 
Trafficking Demand Act'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and 
Antitrust Law, hearing entitled ``Recent Trends in International 
Antitrust Enforcement'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Natural Resources, June 28, Subcommittee on Oversight 
and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Examining Policy Impacts of 
Excessive Litigation Against the Department of the Interior'', 10 
a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, hearing 
entitled ``Examining Access to Oil and Gas Development on Federal 
Lands'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, June 28, Full 
Committee, hearing entitled ``Criminal Justice Reform and Efforts to 
Reduce Recidivism'', 1 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, June 28, Subcommittee 
on Energy; and Subcommittee on Research and Technology, hearing 
entitled ``Material Science: Building the Future'', 10 a.m., 2318 
Rayburn.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Space, hearing entitled ``In-Space 
Propulsion: Strategic Choices and Options'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Small Business, June 29, Subcommittee on Economic 
Growth, Tax, and Capital Access, hearing entitled ``A Review of 
SBA's 504/CDC Loan Program'', 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, June 29, Subcommittee on Oversight 
and Investigations, hearing on H.R. 2006, the ``VA Procurement 
Efficiency and Transparency Act''; H.R. 2749, the ``Protecting 
Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017; H.R. 2781, the 
``Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing 
Act''; and legislation to improve the hiring, training, and 
efficiency of acquisition personnel and organizations of the 
Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, 10 a.m., 334 
Cannon.
  June 29, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, hearing on H.R. 
282, the ``Military Residency Choice Act''; H.R. 1690, the 
``Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act''; H.R. 
2631, the ``Justice for Servicemembers Act of 2017''; H.R. 2772, the 
``SEA Act''; legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to 
authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance 
for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs 
under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes; and 
legislation to amend title 38, United States Code, to permit 
appraisers approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make 
appraisals for purposes of chapter 37 of such title based on 
inspections performed by third parties, 2 p.m., 334 Cannon.
  Committee on Ways and Means, June 29, Subcommittee on Social 
Security; and Subcommittee on Oversight, joint

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hearing entitled ``Complexities and Challenges of Social Security 
Coverage and Payroll Tax Compliance for State and Local 
Governments'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, June 28, Subcommittee 
on Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture, 
budget hearing, 10 a.m., HVC-304. This hearing will be closed.
  June 29, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Ongoing Intelligence 
Activities'', 9 a.m., HVC-304. This hearing will be closed.