Federal Relations

June 8, 2009

Week at a Glance June 8-12

Monday, June 8th

·        Senate resumes consideration of HR 1256, Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.  A cloture vote on a substitute amendment to the bill is expected. 

·        The House will take up several measures under suspension of the rules.

HR 1736 — International Science and Technology Cooperation   

Act of 2009

HR 1709 — STEM Education Coordination Act of 2009

H Res 492 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of High-Performance Building Week.


Tuesday, June 9th

·        The House considers measures under suspension of the rules.

·        The Senate Appropriations subcommittees (Financial Services and General Government Labor; HHS; Education) hearings on proposed FY10 appropriations.

·        Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee hearing on the “Future Economic Role of Oceans.”

·        Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources markup of the Comprehensive Energy Policy.

·        House Appropriations markup of FY10 appropriations for Commerce, Justice, Science, and 302(B).

·        House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on “Allowance Allocation Policies in Climate Change Legislation” and on “Green Marketing Practices.”


Wednesday, June 10th

·        House is expected to consider HR 2410 that would authorize the State Department and other diplomatic programs in FY10.


Thursday, June 11th

·        House is expected to consider HR 1886, the Pakistan Enduring Assistance and Cooperation Enhancement (PEACE) Act.

·        Senate Appropriations subcommittees (Military Construction, Veterans; Transportation-HUD) hearings on proposed FY10 appropriations.

·        Subcommittee of Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation hearing on the 2010 NOAA budget.

·        Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on Indian health care

·        House Agriculture Committee hearing on climate change.  

·        House Appropriations Subcommittee markup of FY10 proposed funding for Interior.


Friday, June 12th

·        The House will reconvene at 9 a.m. and continue legislative business from the previous day.