Daily Digest

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Daily Digest

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages S2797–S2843

Measures Introduced: Thirty-three bills and twelve resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1438–1470, S.J. Res. 21–26, and S. Res. 205–210.
Pages S2814–16

Measures Passed:

National Police Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 209, designating the week of May 12 through May 18, 2019, as ``National Police Week''.
Page S2837


National Senior Fraud Awareness Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 210, supporting the designation of May 15, 2019, as ``National Senior Fraud Awareness Day'' to raise awareness about the increasing number of fraudulent schemes targeting seniors in the United States, to encourage the implementation of policies to prevent those schemes, and to improve protections from those schemes for seniors.
Page S2837


Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program: Senate passed S. 1231, to reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, after agreeing to the committee amendments.
Page S2837


Lee Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the nomination of Kenneth Kiyul Lee, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
Pages S2799–S2802, S2802–06

During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the following action:

By 50 yeas to 45 nays (Vote No. EX

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109), Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the nomination.
Page S2800

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that all time during recess, adjournment, morning business and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the nomination.
Page S2800

A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 10 a.m., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Pages S2837–38


Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:

By 49 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. EX. 108), Michael J. Truncale, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas.
Pages S2797–99, S2843


Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:

Theodore Rokita, of Indiana, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for the remainder of the term expiring January 3, 2021.

John Leslie Carwile, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Latvia.

Monica David Morris, of Florida, to be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission for a term of six years.
Page S2843


Messages from the House:
Page S2811


Measures Read the First Time:
Pages S2811, S2837


Executive Communications:
Pages S2811–12


Petitions and Memorials:
Pages S2812–14


Executive Reports of Committees:
Page S2814


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S2816–19


Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S2819–36


Additional Statements:
Pages S2810–11


Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Pages S2836–37


Privileges of the Floor:
Page S2837


Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--109)
Pages S2799–S2800


Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:20 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on pages S2837–38.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)

BUSINESS MEETING

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee ordered favorably reported the nominations of Mindy Brashears, of Texas, to be Under Secretary for Food Safety, Naomi C. Earp, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary, and Scott Hutchins, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, all of the Department of Agriculture.

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BUDGET AND SPENDING PROCESS

Committee on the Budget: Committee concluded a hearing to examine fixing a broken budget and spending process, focusing on the perspectives of two former Chairmen, after receiving testimony from former Senators Judd Gregg and Kent Conrad.

THE EMERGING SPACE ENVIRONMENT

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Aviation and Space concluded a hearing to examine the emerging space environment, focusing on operational, technical, and policy challenges, after receiving testimony from James F. Bridenstine, Administrator, and Pamela A. Melroy, Astronaut (Ret.), both of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Kevin M. O'Connell, Director, Office of Space Commerce, Department of Commerce; Lieutenant General David D. Thompson, Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, Department of Defense; and Robert Cardillo, former Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Alexandria, Virginia.

ACHIEVING MINERAL SECURITY

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the importance of and path to achieving mineral security, including S. 1052, to authorize the Office of Fossil Energy to develop advanced separation technologies for the extraction and recovery of rare earth elements and minerals from coal and coal byproducts, and S. 1317, to facilitate the availability, development, and environmentally responsible production of domestic resources to meet national material or critical mineral needs, after receiving testimony from Joseph Balash, Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, Department of the Interior; David Solan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy; Jonathan Evans, Lithium Americas, Reno, Nevada; John Warner, American Battery Solutions, Holly, Michigan, on behalf of the National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries; and Paul F. Ziemkiewicz, West Virginia University Water Research Institute, Morgantown.

PUBLIC LANDS LEGISLATION

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining concluded a hearing to examine S. 242, to require the Secretary of Agriculture to release reversionary and reserved interests in certain land in the Coconino National Forest in the State of Arizona, S. 258, to prohibit oil and gas leasing on the National Forest System land in the Ruby Mountains Ranger District located in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Elko and White Pine Counties, Nevada, S. 434, to provide for a report on the maintenance of Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, S. 490, to designate a mountain ridge in the State of Montana as ``B–47 Ridge'', S. 499, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to apply to territories of the United States, to establish offshore wind lease sale requirements, to provide dedicated funding for coral reef conservation, S. 526, to withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land from mineral development, S. 1079, to provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico, and S. 1262, to designate certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and national recreation areas, to withdraw certain land located in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, after receiving testimony from Senators Braun and Udall; Frank R. Beum, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture; and Michael Nedd, Deputy Director for Operations, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.

RETIREMENT SYSTEM CHALLENGES

Committee on Finance: Committee concluded a hearing to examine challenges in the retirement system, after receiving testimony from Tobias Read, Oregon State Treasurer, Salem; Joni Tibbetts, Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, Iowa; and Joan Ruff, AARP, and Lynn D. Dudley, American Benefits Council, both of Washington, D.C.

5G

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 5G, focusing on national security concerns, intellectual property issues, and the impact on competition and innovation, after receiving testimony from Christopher Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security; Robert L. Strayer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; James Andrew Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Peter Harrell, Center for a New American Security, both of Washington, D.C.; and Charles Clancy, Virginia Tech Hume Center for National Security and Technology, Arlington, Virginia.

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BUSINESS MEETING

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee ordered favorably reported an original bill entitled, ``Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2020''.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action


Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 48 public bills, H.R. 2689–2736; 2 private bills, H.R. 2737–2738; and 6 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 38; and H. Res. 378–382 were introduced.
Pages H3787–90


Additional Cosponsors:
Pages H3791–93


Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:

Committee on Appropriations. Suballocation of Budget Allocations for Fiscal Year 2020 (H. Rept. 116–59);

H.R. 389, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to pay rewards under an asset recovery rewards program to help identify and recover stolen assets linked to foreign government corruption and the proceeds of such corruption hidden behind complex financial structures in the United States and abroad, with an amendment (H. Rept. 116–60); and

H. Res. 377, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 312) to reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes; and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 987) to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for Federal Exchange outreach and educational activities (H. Rept. 116–61).
Page H3787


Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed Representative Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Page H3731


Recess: The House recessed at 12:06 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m.
Pages H3732–41


Recess: The House recessed at 2:10 p.m. and reconvened at 3 p.m.
Page H3743


Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following measures:
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019: H.R. 299, amended, to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 410 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 203;
Pages H3743–51, H3771


Reauthorizing the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program: H.R. 2379, amended, to reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 400 yeas to 9 nays, Roll No. 204;
Pages H3751–55, H3771–72


First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act: H.R. 1594, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a process to review applications for certain grants to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards;
Pages H3755–56


Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act: H.R. 1313, amended, to amend the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to clarify certain allowable uses of funds for public transportation security assistance grants and establish periods of performance for such grants;
Pages H3756–58


Securing Department of Homeland Security Firearms Act of 2019: H.R. 1437, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to achieve security of sensitive assets among the components of the Department of Homeland Security;
Pages H3758–59


DHS Acquisition Documentation Integrity Act of 2019: H.R. 1912, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for requirements relating to documentation for major acquisition programs;
Pages H3759–61


DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2019: H.R. 2066, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program in the Department of Homeland Security;
Pages H3762–63


National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019: H.R. 2578, to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program;
Pages H3763–64


Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act: H.R. 389, amended, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to pay rewards under an asset recovery rewards program to help identify and recover stolen assets linked to foreign government corruption and the proceeds of such corruption hidden behind complex financial structures in the United States and abroad;
Pages H3764–67


Building Up Independent Lives and Dreams Act: H.R. 1060, amended, to provide regulatory relief to charitable organizations that provide housing assistance; and
Pages H3767–69


Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019: H.R. 1037, to increase transparency with respect to financial services benefitting state sponsors of terrorism, human rights abusers, and corrupt officials.
Pages H3769–70


Recess: The House recessed at 5:46 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m.
Page H3771


Unanimous Consent Agreement: Agreed by unanimous consent that the proceedings during the former Members program be printed in the Congressional Record and that all Members and former Members who spoke during the proceedings have the privilege of revising and extending their remarks.
Page H3772


Suspension--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following measure under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were postponed.
Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2019: H.R. 1892, To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make technical corrections to the requirement that the Secretary of Homeland Security submit quadrennial homeland security reviews.
Pages H3761–62


Presidential Message: Read a message from the President wherein he notified Congress that the national emergency declared with respect to Yemen is to continue in effect beyond May 16, 2019--referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 116–34).
Page H3742


Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the proceedings of today and appear on pages H3771 and H3771–72. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12 noon and adjourned at 9:10 p.m.

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Committee Meetings

EQUALITY ACT; MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE RESERVATION REAFFIRMATION ACT; MARKETING AND OUTREACH RESTORATION TO EMPOWER HEALTH EDUCATION ACT OF 2019

Committee on Rules: Full Committee held a hearing on H.R. 5, the ``Equality Act''; H.R. 312, the ``Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act''; and H.R. 987, the ``Marketing and Outreach Restoration to Empower Health Education Act of 2019'' [Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act]. The Committee granted, by record vote of 9–4, a rule providing for consideration of H.R. 5, the ``Equality Act'', H.R. 312, the ``Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act'', and H.R. 987, the ``Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act''. Section 1 of the rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5, the ``Equality Act'', under a closed rule. The rule provides 90 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Section 2 of the rule provides for consideration of H.R. 312, the ``Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act'', under a closed rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Section 3 of the rule provides for consideration of H.R. 987, the ``Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act'', under a structured rule. The rule provides 90 minutes of general debate with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor. The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The rule provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116–14 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended. The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question. The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report. Finally, the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard from Chairman Grijalva, Chairman Nadler, Chairman Pallone, and Representatives Collins of Georgia, Gohmert, Lesko, Hartzler, King of Iowa, Bucshon, Carter of Georgia, and Burgess.

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COMPARTMENTED FY 2020 BUDGET REQUEST

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee held a hearing entitled ``Compartmented FY 2020 Budget Request''. This hearing was closed.

Joint Meetings


No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

MAY 15, 2019

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Agriculture Forest Service, 9:30 a.m., SD–124.

Subcommittee on Department of Defense, to hold closed hearings to examine an intelligence program update and global threat assessment, 10 a.m., SVC–217.

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, to hold hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2020 for the Department of the Treasury, 10 a.m., SD–138.

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: to hold an oversight hearing to examine financial regulators, 9:30 a.m., SD–538.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: business meeting to consider S. 737, to direct the National Science Foundation to support STEM education research focused on early childhood, S. 1228, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for enhanced penalties for pirate radio, S. 1289, to require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis of the effects of broadband deployment and adoption on the economy of the United States, S. 1294, to require Federal agencies with jurisdiction over broadband deployment to enter into an interagency agreement related to certain types of funding for broadband deployment, and an original bill entitled, ``Maritime Administration Authorization and Enhancement Act for Fiscal Year 2020''; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nomination of Stephen M. Dickson, of Georgia, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, 10 a.m., SD–G50.

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on Water and Power, to hold hearings to examine issues and challenges at the Power Marketing Administrations, 3 p.m., SD–366.

Committee on Environment and Public Works: to hold an oversight hearing to examine the Council on Environmental Quality, 10 a.m., SD–406.

Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the future of arms control post-Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, 10:15 a.m., SD–419.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: business meeting to consider S. 411, to establish a Counterterrorism Advisory Board, S. 1275, to require the collection of voluntary feedback on services provided by agencies, S. 580, to amend the Act of August 25, 1958, commonly known as the ``Former Presidents Act of 1958'', with respect to the monetary allowance payable to a former President, S. 347, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 40 Fulton Street in Middletown, New York, as the ``Benjamin A. Gilman Post Office Building'', S. 1196, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1715 Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, as the ``Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building'', S. Con. Res. 15, expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2019, as ``Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day'', H.R. 995, to amend chapter 3 of title 5, United States Code, to require the publication of settlement agreements, H.R. 1079, to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on electronic consent forms, H.R. 1608, to amend the Federal Advisory Committee Act to increase the transparency of Federal advisory committees, H.R. 1654, to amend title 44, United States Code, to modernize the Federal Register, H.R. 1590, to require an exercise related to terrorist and foreign fighter travel, H.R. 540, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the ``Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office'', H.R. 828, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithtown, New York, as the ``Congressman Bill Carney Post Office'', H.R. 829, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the ``Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building'', an original bill entitled, ``Improve Data on Sexual Violence Act'', an original bill entitled, ``Repeal Insurance Plans of the Multi-State Program Act'', an original bill entitled, ``Supply Chain Counterintelligence Training Act of 2019'', an original bill entitled, ``Construction Consensus Procurement Improvement Act of 2019'', an original bill entitled, ``Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019'', an original bill entitled, ``Early Participation in Regulations Act of 2019'', an original bill entitled, ``Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act'', an original bill entitled, ``Setting Manageable Analysis Requirements in Text Act of 2019'', and the nominations of James A. Crowell IV, and Jason Park, both to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Ron A. Bloom, of New York, and Roman Martinez IV, of Florida, both to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service, Dale Cabaniss, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management, and Michael Eric Wooten, of Virginia, to be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, 9:30 a.m., SD–342.

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Committee on Indian Affairs: business meeting to consider S. 279, to allow tribal grant schools to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, S. 832, to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865, and S. 1207, to approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Navajo Nation in Utah; to be immediately following by an oversight hearing to examine the President's fiscal year 2020 budget request for Indian Programs, and S. 1211, to provide for improvements to Tribal transportation facilities and Tribal transportation safety, 2:30 p.m., SD–628.

Committee on Rules and Administration: to hold an oversight hearing to examine the Election Assistance Commission, 2:30 p.m., SR–301.

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: to hold hearings to examine reauthorization of the Small Business Administration's innovation programs, 2:30 p.m., SR–428A.

House

Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, hearing entitled ``To Review USDA Farm Bill Conservation Programs'', 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.

Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense, markup on the Defense Appropriations Bill, FY 2020, 10 a.m., H–140 Capitol. This hearing is closed.

Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, markup on the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2020, 12 p.m., 2362–B Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, markup on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, FY 2020, 2 p.m., 2008 Rayburn.

Committee on the Budget, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Keeping Our Promise to America's Seniors: Retirement Security in the 21st Century'', 10 a.m., 210 Cannon.

Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, hearing entitled ``Examining the Older Americans Act: Promoting Independence and Dignity for Older Americans'', 10:15 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.

Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, hearing entitled ``Accountability and Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission'', 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, hearing entitled ``Protecting Americans at Risk of PFAS Contamination and Exposure'', 10:30 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, hearing entitled ``Promoting Economic Growth: A Review of Proposals to Strengthen the Rights and Protections for Workers'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy, hearing entitled ``Assessing the Use of Sanctions in Addressing National Security and Foreign Policy Challenges'', 2 p.m., 2128 Rayburn.

Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism, hearing entitled ``The Conflict in Libya'', 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.

Committee on Homeland Security, Full Committee, markup on H.R. 542, the ``Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act''; H.R. 1158, the ``DHS Cyber Incident Response Team Act''; H.R. 2083, the ``Homeland Procurement Reform Act''; H.R. 2383, the ``Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act''; H.R. 2476, the ``Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act''; H.R. 2539, the ``Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2019''; H.R. 2589, the ``Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act''; H.R. 2590, the ``DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2019''; H.R. 2609, the ``DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2019''; and H.R. 2621, the ``Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists' Use of Ghost Guns Act'', 10 a.m., 310 Cannon.

Committee on the Judiciary, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Executive Privilege and Congressional Oversight'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

Committee on Natural Resources, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``U.S. Department of the Interior Budget and Policy Priorities for FY 2020'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, hearing entitled ``Examining the Impacts of Climate Change on Public Lands Recreation'', 2 p.m., 1334 Longworth.

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, hearing on H.R. 2532, the ``Tribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act'', 2 p.m., 1324 Longworth.

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Committee on Oversight and Reform, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``DOD Inspector General Report on Excess Profits by TransDigm Group, Inc.'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, hearing entitled ``Confronting White Supremacy (Part I): The Consequences of Inaction'', 2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Energy, hearing entitled ``Advancing the Next Generation of Solar and Wind Energy Technologies'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.

Committee on Small Business, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Member Day Hearing: Committee on Small Business'', 11:30 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, hearing entitled ``Status of the Boeing 737 MAX'', 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, hearing entitled ``Examining Mid-Semester School Closures Impact on Student Veterans'', 10 a.m., HVC–210.

Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Fiscal Year 2020 Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for the Veterans Health Administration'', 2 p.m., HVC–210.

Committee on Ways and Means, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change'', 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.

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Next Meeting of the
SENATE

10 a.m., Wednesday, May 15

Senate Chamber

Program for Wednesday: Senate will continue consideration of the nomination of Kenneth Kiyul Lee, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.

Next Meeting of the
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

10 a.m., Wednesday, May 15

House Chamber

Program for Wednesday: Consideration of H.R. 312--Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act (Subject to a Rule).


Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue








HOUSE


Babin, Brian, Tex., E584

Bergman, Jack, Mich., E587, E590

Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E586, E588, E591

Blunt Rochester, Lisa, Del., E583

Bonamici, Suzanne, Ore., E584

Boyle, Brendan F., Pa., E588

Cheney, Liz, Wyo., E587

Cohen, Steve, Tenn., E583

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E590

Emmer, Tom, Minn., E588

Engel, Eliot L., N.Y., E589

Gonzalez, Vicente, Tex., E591

Hudson, Richard, N.C., E585, E588

Lee, Susie, Nev., E585

Lieu, Ted, Calif., E586

Lowey, Nita M., N.Y., E587

Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E592

Norton, Eleanor Holmes, The District of Columbia, E586, E590

O'Halleran, Tom, Ariz., E589

Olson, Pete, Tex., E585

Pascrell, Bill, Jr., N.J., E587

Price, David E., N.C., E593

Rice, Tom, N.C., E587

Richmond, Cedric L., La., E593

Rogers, Mike, Ala., E589

Rooney, Francis, Fla., E591, E591

Smith, Adam, Wash., E585, E587, E588, E589, E592

Stefanik, Elise M., N.Y., E586

Taylor, Van, Tex., E584

Tlaib, Rashida, Mich., E592

Trahan, Lori, Mass., E592

Visclosky, Peter J., Ind., E583, E584

Waltz, Michael, Fla., E585

Zeldin, Lee M., N.Y., E591

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