Daily Digest

Monday, March 12, 2018

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S1617–S1644

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and three resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2532–2538, and S. Res. 430–432.
Pages S1629–30

Measures Reported:

S. 292, to maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 1091, to establish a Federal Task Force to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

S. 2278, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to improve health care in rural areas, with an amendment.
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Measures Considered:

Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act--Agreement
: Senate resumed consideration of S. 2155, to promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory relief, and enhance consumer protections, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S1619–26

Pending:

McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2151, in the nature of a substitute.
Page S1619

Crapo Amendment No. 2152 (to Amendment No. 2151), of a perfecting nature.
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During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:

By 66 yeas to 30 nays (Vote No. 50), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2151 (listed above).
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A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, March 13, 2018; and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning business, and Leader remarks count post-cloture on McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 2151.
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Tilden Veterans Post Office--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Secretary of the Senate request the return of the papers with respect to H.R. 1207, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the ``Tilden Veterans Post Office''.
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Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Kimberly Breier, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 2020.

Kimberly Breier, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Western Hemisphere Affairs).

Dallas L. Carlson, of North Dakota, to be United States Marshal for the District of North Dakota for the term of four years.

Sonya K. Chavez, of New Mexico, to be United States Marshal for the District of New Mexico for the term of four years.

Gregory Allyn Forest, of North Carolina, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of North Carolina for the term of four years.

Brendan O. Heffner, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois for the term of four years.

Bradley A. Maxwell, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois for the term of four years.

Theodor G. Short, of Maine, to be United States Marshal for the District of Maine for the term of four years.

Dennis Dean Kirk, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board for the term of seven years expiring March 1, 2023.

Dennis Dean Kirk, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Andrew F. Maunz, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board for the term of seven years expiring March 1, 2025.

2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.

42 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.

Routine lists in the Army, Foreign Service, and Navy.
Pages S1642–44


Messages from the House:
Pages S1628–29


Executive Communications:
Page S1629


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S1630–32


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S1632–34


Additional Statements:
Pages S1626–28


Amendments Submitted:
Pages S1634–42


Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--50)
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Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 6:49 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1642.)

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Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action



The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Committee Meetings



No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings



No joint committee meetings were held.

NEW PUBLIC LAWS

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For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D202)

H.R. 1725, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit certain reports relating to medical evidence submitted in support of claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary. Signed on March 9, 2018. (Public Law 115–130)

H.R. 3122, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include on the internet website of the Department of Veterans Affairs a warning regarding dishonest, predatory, or otherwise unlawful practices targeting individuals who are eligible for increased pension on the basis of need for regular aid and attendance. Signed on March 9, 2018. (Public Law 115–131)

H.R. 4533, to designate the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lexington, Kentucky, as the ``Lexington VA Health Care System'' and to make certain other designations. Signed on March 9, 2018. (Public Law 115–132)

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

MARCH 13, 2018

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine United States Central Command and United States Africa Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, to hold hearings to examine the cyber posture of the Services in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program; with the possibility of a closed session in SVC–217, following the open session, 2:30 p.m., SR–222.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, to hold hearings to examine rebuilding infrastructure in America, focusing on investing in next generation broadband, 10 a.m., SR–253.

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, to hold hearings to examine rebuilding infrastructure in America, focusing on state and local transportation needs, 2:30 p.m., SR–253.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2019 for the Department of the Interior, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine state fragility, growth, and development, focusing on designing policy approaches that work, 2:30 p.m., SD–419.

Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine the Freedom of Information Act, focusing on the Administration's progress on reforms and looking ahead, 10:15 a.m., SD–226.

Select Committee on Intelligence: to receive a closed briefing regarding certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

House
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Committee on Rules, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 1116, the ``TAILOR Act of 2017''; H.R. 4263, the ``Regulation At Improvement Act of 2017''; and H.R. 4545, the ``Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act'', 5 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

Week of March 13 through March 16, 2018

Senate Chamber

On Tuesday, Senate will continue consideration of S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

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 Armed Services: March 13, to hold hearings to examine United States Central Command and United States Africa Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

March 13, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, to hold hearings to examine the cyber posture of the Services in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program; with the possibility of a closed session in SVC–217, following the open session, 2:30 p.m., SR–222.

March 14, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, to hold hearings to examine Department of Energy atomic energy defense activities and programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:30 p.m., SR–232A.

March 15, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine United States Pacific Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2019 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 a.m., SD–G50.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: March 13, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, to hold hearings to examine rebuilding infrastructure in America, focusing on investing in next generation broadband, 10 a.m., SR–253.

March 13, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, to hold hearings to examine rebuilding infrastructure in America, focusing on state and local transportation needs, 2:30 p.m., SR–253.

March 14, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine rebuilding infrastructure in America, focusing on Administration perspectives, 10 a.m., SD–106.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: March 13, to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2019 for the Department of the Interior, 10 a.m., SD–366.

March 15, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nominations of Theodore J. Garrish, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary (International Affairs), and James Edward Campos, of Nevada, to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, both of the Department of Energy, 10 a.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: March 14, to hold hearings to examine an original bill entitled, ``the Agriculture Creates Real Employment (ACRE) Act'', 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Foreign Relations: March 13, to hold hearings to examine state fragility, growth, and development, focusing on designing policy approaches that work, 2:30 p.m., SD–419.

March 14, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, to hold hearings to examine Somalia's current security and stability status, 10 a.m., SD–419.

March 14, Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy, to hold hearings to examine food security, 2:30 p.m., SD–419.

March 15, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2019 for the Department of State and redesign plans, 10 a.m., SD–419.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: March 15, to hold hearings to examine perspectives on the 340B Drug Discount Program, 10 a.m., SD–430.

Committee on Indian Affairs: March 14, to hold an oversight hearing to examine opioids in Indian country, 2:30 p.m., SD–628.

Committee on the Judiciary: March 13, to hold hearings to examine the Freedom of Information Act, focusing on the Administration's progress on reforms and looking ahead, 10:15 a.m., SD–226.

March 14, Full Committee, to hold an oversight hearing to examine the Parkland shooting and legislative proposals to improve school safety, 9:30 a.m., SH–216.

March 15, Full Committee, business meeting to consider the nominations of Joel M. Carson III, of New Mexico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, Colm F. Connolly, and Maryellen Noreika, both to be a United States District Judge for the District of Delaware, William F. Jung, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, Ryan T. Holte, of Ohio, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, Jonathan F. Mitchell, of Washington, to be Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and William M. McSwain, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Matthew D. Harris, to be United States Marshal for the District of Utah, Johnny Lee Kuhlman, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Oklahoma, Joseph D. McClain, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Indiana, and David A. Weaver, to be United States Marshal for the District of Colorado, all of the Department of Justice, 10 a.m., SD–226.

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: March 14, business meeting to consider S. 526, to amend the Small Business Act to provide for expanded participation in the microloan program, S. 791, to amend the Small Business Act to expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses, S. 1538, to amend the Small Business Act to establish awareness of, and technical assistance for, the creation of employee stock ownership plans, S. 1961, to amend the Small Business Act to temporarily reauthorize certain pilot programs under the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, S. 1995, to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to improve the number of small business investment companies in underlicensed States, S. 2283, to amend the Small Business Act to strengthen the Office of Credit Risk Management within the Small Business Administration, S. 2419, to amend the Small Business Act to improve the technical and business assistance services under the SBIR and STTR programs, S. 2527, to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to increase the amount of leverage made available to small business investment companies, and the nominations of David Christian Tryon, of Ohio, to be Chief Counsel for Advocacy, and Hannibal Ware, of the Virgin Islands, to be Inspector General, both of the Small Business Administration, Time to be announced, Room to be announced.

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Committee on Veterans' Affairs: March 14, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of multiple veterans service organizations, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

Select Committee on Intelligence: March 13, to receive a closed briefing regarding certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH–219.

March 15, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the nomination of Lieutenant General Paul M. Nakasone, to be Director of the National Security Agency, Department of Defense, 10 a.m., SH–216.

House Committees

Committee on Appropriations, March 14, Subcommittee on Defense, budget hearing on the U.S. Air Force, 10 a.m., H–140 Capitol.

March 14, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation, 10 a.m., 2362–B Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Transportation, 9:30 a.m., 2358–A Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Defense, budget hearing on the U.S. Army, 10 a.m., H–140 Capitol.

March 15, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs, 10 a.m., 2362–A Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Energy, 10 a.m., 2362–B Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Department of Health and Human Services, 10 a.m., 2358–C Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, budget hearing on the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Agriculture, 1:30 p.m., 2362–A Rayburn.

Committee on Armed Services, March 14, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities'', 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.

March 14, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, hearing entitled ``Department of the Air Force FY 2018 Budget Request for Sea Power and Projection Forces'', 2 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.

March 14, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, hearing entitled ``A Review and Assessment of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for Department of Defense Science and Technology Programs'', 3:30 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.

March 15, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Security Challenges in Europe and Posture for Inter-state Competition with Russia'', 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, hearing entitled ``Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request on Air Force Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Programs'', 2 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, hearing entitled ``Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for National Security Space Programs'', 3:30 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.

Committee on the Budget, March 14, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``CBO Oversight: Perspectives from Outside Experts'', 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth.

Committee on Education and the Workforce, March 15, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, hearing entitled ``Strengthening Access and Accountability to Work in Welfare Programs'', 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, March 14, Subcommittee on Energy, hearing entitled ``DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

March 14, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Reauthorization of Animal Drug User Fees: ADUFA and AGDUFA'', 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

Committee on Financial Services, March 14, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, hearing entitled ``Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, hearing entitled ``Evaluating CFIUS: Administration Perspectives'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, hearing entitled ``After the Breach: the Monetization and Illicit Use of Stolen Data'', 2 p.m., 2128 Rayburn.

March 16, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, hearing entitled ``Oversight of the SEC's Division of Enforcement'', 9 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, March 14, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Modernizing Export Controls: Protecting Cutting-Edge Technology and U.S. National Security'', 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

March 15, Full Committee, markup on H. Res. 644, strongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes; H.R. 4681, the ``No Assistance for Assad Act''; H.R. 4744, the ``Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act''; and H. Con. Res. 111, recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States, 9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.

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Committee on Homeland Security, March 14, Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security, hearing entitled ``Examining the President's FY 2019 Budget Request for the Transportation Security Administration'', 2 p.m., HVC–210.

March 15, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Preparedness, Response, and Rebuilding: Lessons from the 2017 Disasters'', 10:30 a.m., HVC–210.

March 15, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, hearing entitled ``Bang for the Border Security Buck: What do we get for $33 billion?'', 2 p.m., HVC–210.

Committee on the Judiciary, March 16, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, hearing entitled ``Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons'', 9 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, March 14, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 401, to designate the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, as Devils Tower, and for other purposes; H.R. 3008, the ``George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act''; H.R. 4609, the ``West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017''; H.R. 4851, the ``Kennedy-King Establishment Act of 2018''; S. 35, the ``Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act''; and S. 466, a bill to clarify the description of certain Federal land under the Northern Arizona Land Exchange and Verde River Basin Partnership Act of 2005 to include additional land in the Kaibab National Forest, 10:15 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

March 15, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Policy Priorities at the Department of the Interior and the Administration's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

March 15, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, hearing entitled ``Abandoned Hardrock Mines and the Role of Non-Governmental Entities'', 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, March 14, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Shining Light on the Federal Regulatory Process'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

March 14, Subcommittee on Information Technology; and Subcommittee on Government Operations, joint hearing entitled ``State of Play: Federal IT in 2018'', 2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.

March 15, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 50, the ``Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017''; H.R. 1339, the ``Freedom from Government Competition Act of 2017''; H.R. 2846, the ``Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017''; H.R. 4809, the ``GOOD Act''; legislation on the Office of Government Information Services Empowerment Act of 2018; H.R. 1376, the ``Electronic Message Preservation Act of 2017''; H.R. 3303, the ``First Responder Fair RETIRE Act''; H.R. 4446, to amend the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act to extend the expiration date of the Commission, and for other purposes; H.R. 2979, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 390 West 5th Street in San Bernardino, California, as the ``Jack H. Brown Post Office Building''; H.R. 4574, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the ``Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building''; H.R. 4722, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 Market Street in Saugerties, New York, as the ``Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office Building''; H.R. 4840, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 567 East Franklin Street in Oviedo, Florida, as the ``Sergeant First Class Alwyn Crendall Cashe Post Office Building''; H.R. 4890, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9801 Apollo Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as the ``Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building''; H.R. 4960, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 511 East Walnut Street in Columbia, Missouri, as the ``Spc. Sterling William Wyatt Post Office Building''; S. 931, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4910 Brighton Boulevard in Denver, Colorado, as the ``George Sakato Post Office''; H.R. 1496, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the ``Marvin Gaye Post Office''; and H.R. 3184, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 180 McCormick Road in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the ``Captain Humayun Khan Post Office'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

March 15, Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment, hearing entitled ``An Examination of Federal Permitting Processes'', 2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Rules, March 14, Full Committee, hearing on H.R. 4061, the ``Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017''; and H.R. 4293, the ``Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017'', 3 p.m., H–313 Capitol.

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, March 14, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``National Laboratories: World-Leading Innovation in Science'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

March 15, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``An Overview of the National Science Foundation Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2019'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, March 14, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 4743, the ``Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018''; H.R. 5178, the ``Puerto Rico Small Business Contracting Assistance Act of 2018''; H.R. 3170, the ``Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2017''; H.R. 4668, the ``Small Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act of 2017''; H.R. 2655, the ``Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017''; and H.R. 5236, the ``Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018'', 11 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, March 14, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hearing entitled ``Review of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Programs'', 11 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

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March 15, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, hearing entitled ``Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Water Resources Projects and Policy'', 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs, March 15, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``FY 2019 Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for the Veterans Health Administration'', 10 a.m., 334 Cannon.

Committee on Ways and Means, March 14, Subcommittee on Tax Policy, hearing entitled ``Post Tax Reform Evaluation of Recently Expired Tax Provisions'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.

Joint Meetings

Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans: March 14, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules for the second session of the 115th Congress, 10 a.m., SD–215.

Joint Hearing: March 14, Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, to hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of multiple veterans service organizations, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Tuesday, March 13

Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday: Senate will continue consideration of S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

(Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

12 noon, Tuesday, March 13

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.






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