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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Time (EST) Session
10:00 am Hearing: The Administrations Climate Plan: Failure by Design Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
10:00 am Hearing: A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
10:00 am Hearing: Hearing 1 The Select Committee on Benghazi:
10:00 am Hearing: To review the implementation of Section 4022 of the Agricultural Act of 2014: Pilot projects to reduce dependency and increase work requirements and work effort under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Committee on Agriculture:
10:00 am Hearing: Global Efforts to Fight Ebola Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
10:00 am Hearing: Chapter 12 of Title 17 Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
10:00 am Hearing: H.R. 4526 the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:00 am Hearing: Worldwide Threats to the Homeland. Committee on Homeland Security:
10:15 am Hearing: Oversight of FCC Budget and Management Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
10:15 am Hearing: Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Private Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
10:30 am Markup: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program ResolutionsH.R. 5449 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014H.R. 5146 To designate the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse"H.R. 5448 John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2014H.R. 5266 To reauthorize the National Estuary Programs and for other purposesH.R. 4926 To designate the "James L. Ober Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
11:00 am Business Meeting: Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Changes for the 114th Congress Committee on Rules: Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
12:00 pm Hearing: Scheduling Manipulation and Veteran Deaths in Phoenix: Examination of the OIG’s Final Report Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
12:00 pm Markup: H.R. ____ the Inspector General Empowerment Act; H.R. 5229 the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2014; H.R. 5468 to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1003 in Camp Pendleton California as the Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office; H.R. 5142 to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Jackson Street in Rich Square North Carolina as the "Chief Joseph E. White Jr. Post Office Building;"H Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
1:00 pm Markup: H.R. 5233 the Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 Committee on the Judiciary:
1:30 pm Hearing: Cross-Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs? Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
2:00 pm Hearing: "Is the FCC Responding to the Needs of Small Business and Rural America?” Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
2:00 pm Markup: H. Res. 714 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
2:00 pm Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5066, H.R. 5176 Committee on Natural Resources:
2:00 pm Hearing: "The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of the Missing E-mails." Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs
2:30 pm Hearing: A New Era of U.S.-China Relations? Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
4:00 pm Business Meeting: Resolution Authorizing the Chairman to Issue Subpoenas Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Oversight
Time Session
2:01 P.M. - DEBATE - Pursuant to H. Res. 722, the House proceeded with the remaining 3 hours and 30 minutes of debate on the McKeon Part B amendment.
2:00 P.M. - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the House resumed further consideration of H.J. Res. 124.
2:00 P.M. - Considered as unfinished business. H.J. Res. 124 — "Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes."
1:59 P.M. - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
1:59 P.M. - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 0 (Roll no. 506).
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
506 09-17 S 476 Passed To amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission.
505 09-17 H R 5462 Passed To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.
504 09-17 H R 24 Passed To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes
503 09-16 S 1603 Passed Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
502 09-16 H R 5461 Passed To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposes

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