May 5, 2009

This Week on the Hill: May 4-8

By jnurse

TUESDAY AND REMAINDER OF THE WEEK

House

Convenes 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. No votes expected Friday.

Under suspension of the rules:

HR 774 , HR 1397 , HR 1271 — Facility namings

H Res 299 — Honoring public servants

H Res 382 — Charter Schools Week

H Res 338 — Community College Month

H Res 348 — NCAA men’s basketball

H Res 353 — Global Youth Service Days

S 386 — Fraud enforcement

Subject to a rule:

HR 1728 — Mortgage lending overhaul

 

Senate

MONDAY

Convenes 2:30 p.m.

S 896 — Housing bill

TUESDAY AND REMAINDER OF THE WEEK

S 414 — Credit card regulation

 

Markups

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs votes on Homeland Security nominations. 5:30 p.m. Monday, S-216 Capitol

 

Senate Finance votes on nomination of Alan Krueger to be assistant secretary of the Treasury for economic policy. Time TBA Tuesday, 215 Dirksen

 

House Education and Labor marks up legislation regarding grants to modernize school facilities ( HR 2187 ). 10 a.m. Wednesday, 2175 Rayburn

 

Senate Energy and Natural Resources marks up draft legislation on electricity transmission facility siting, energy finance and nuclear energy. 10 a.m. Wednesday, 366 Dirksen

 

Senate Judiciary marks up legislation regarding state secrets ( S 417 ), consumer credit ( S 257 ), classified information ( S 448 ) and assistance to victims of domestic violence ( S 327 ); also votes on nominations. 10 a.m. Thursday, 226 Dirksen

 

Hearing Highlights

House Ways and Means hearing on health care overhaul with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius . 10 a.m. Wednesday, 1100 Longworth

 

Senate Judiciary oversight hearing on the Department of Homeland Security and immigration issues with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano . 10 a.m. Wednesday, 106 Dirksen

 

 

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