Federal Relations

May 11, 2009

The Week at a Glance May 11-15

The Senate will consider a bill to impose new regulations on the credit card industry. Later in the week, the House is expected to vote on bills to overhaul the Pentagon’s acquisition system, to provide school construction and modernization, and a fiscal 2009 war supplemental appropriations bill.



Convenes 2 p.m. for a pro forma session.


Convenes 12:30 p.m.

Under suspension of the rules:

H Res 413 — Engineering the Future Day

HR 2020 — Networking and IT research

H Res 192 — National Nurses Week

H Res 204 — American Dental Association

H Res 370 — Healthy Schools Day


Convenes 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. Friday.

Subject to a rule:

HR 2187 —‘Green’ school renovations

Draft —Fiscal 2009 war supplemental



Convenes 2 p.m.

No roll call votes expected.

HR 627 —Credit card regulation


Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up a draft bill on smoking prevention and votes on nominations. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 430 Dirksen
Senate State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee marks up portions of the draft fiscal 2009 supplemental appropriations bill. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 138 Dirksen

House Science and Technology Energy and Environment Subcommittee marks up a draft bill on climate change. 10 a.m. Wednesday, 2318 Rayburn

Senate Energy and Natural Resources marks up draft sections of an energy policy bill and votes on nominations. 10 a.m. Wednesday, 366 Dirksen
Hearing Highlights

Senate Finance hearing on financing a comprehensive health care overhaul. 10 a.m. Tuesday, 106 Dirksen
House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the collapse and federal rescue of AIG. 10 a.m. Wednesday, 2154 Rayburn


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