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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
9:30 am Hearing: Full Committee hearing IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens Again Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
10:00 am Markup: H.R. 3398 H.R. 5041 H.R. 5206 H.R. ___ H. Res. 281 and H. Res. 683 Committee on Foreign Affairs:
10:00 am Hearing: To review the impact of enforcement activities by the Department of Labor on specialty crop growers Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture
10:00 am Hearing: Risks to Stability in Afghanistan: Politics Security and International Commitment Committee on Armed Services:
10:00 am Hearing: The IRS Targeting Scandal: The Need for a Special Counsel Committee on the Judiciary:
10:00 am Hearing: Risks to Stability in Afghanistan: Politics, Security, and International Commitment Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee
10:00 am Hearing: EPAs Carbon Plan: Failure by Design Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
10:00 am Hearing: GSA Tenant Agencies: Challenges and Opportunities in Reducing Costs of Leased Space Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
10:00 am Markup: Markup of Pending Legislation - POSTPONED - Committee on Veterans' Affairs:
10:00 am Markup: Markup on H.J. Res 120, H.R. 361, H.R. 3006, H.R. 3109, H.R. 4119, H.R. 4182, H.R. 4867, H.R. 5062, H.R. 5069, H.R. 5203, H.R. 5204, H.R. 5205, S. 311, S. 354, S. 476, and S. 1603 Committee on Natural Resources:
1:00 pm Hearing: Regulatory Overreach: Is EPA Meeting Its Small Business Obligations? Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
1:00 pm Hearing: Oversight of the False Claims Act Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice
2:00 pm Hearing: Twenty-Years of U.S. Policy on North Korea: From Agreed Framework to Strategic Patience Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:00 pm Hearing: Building Prosperity in Latin America: Investor Confidence in the Rule of Law Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
2:00 pm Hearing: Logistics and Sealift Force Requirements and Force Structure Assessment Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
2:00 pm Business Meeting: H.R. 5230Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30 2014 and for other purposes. Committee on Rules:
3:00 pm Hearing: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: The America Invents Act and Beyond Domestic and International Policy Goals Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
Time Session
7:44 P.M. - The House adjourned. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on July 30, 2014.
7:44 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
7:44 P.M. - Mr. Bentivolio moved that the House do now adjourn.
6:03 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
6:02 P.M. - The Speaker laid before the House a message from the President transmitting a notification stating that the national emergency declared with respect to the actions of certain persons to undermine the sovereignty of Lebanon or its democratic processes and institutions is to continue in effect beyond August 1, 2014. - referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed (H. Doc. 113-142).
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
464 07-29 H R 4809 Passed To reauthorize the Defense Production Act, to improve the Defense Production Act Committee, and for other purposes
463 07-29 H R 4315 Passed 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
462 07-29 H R 4315 Failed 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
461 07-29 H R 4315 Failed 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
460 07-29 H R 4315 Failed 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

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