Federal Relations

Week at a Glance: June 22-26

Source: CQ Today Print Edition

Monday

  • The House is not in session.
  • The Senate will consider S 1023, Promoting U.S. tourism
  • Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up draft health care legislation

Tuesday

IN THE HOUSE

  • The House will consider (among other legislation):

HR 762            Patent number validation

HR 1945          Tule River water development

S 407               Veterans’ cost of living

HR 1172          VA scholarship Web site

HR 1016          Veterans’ health care budget

HR 1211          Women veterans’ health care

H Res 543        Home Safety Month

HR 1511          Torture victims relief

HR 1752          House salaries payday

S 1298             Homeland Security spending

  • Appropriations marks up draft Military Construction-VA and State-Foreign Operations spending bills.
  • Homeland Security marks up chemical facility security legislation, HR 2868

IN THE SENATE

  • Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up draft health care legislation
  • Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill.
  • Armed Services Airland Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill
  • Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill.
  • Armed Services Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill.
  • Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill

Wednesday

IN THE HOUSE

  • The House will consider

HR 2892          Homeland Security spending

HR 2647          Defense authorization

Draft                Interior-Environment spending

  • Science and Technology Committee marks up energy research legislation. HR 2729; HR 1622
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Highways and Transit Subcommittee marks up the draft surface transportation authorization bill.
  • Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on a health care overhaul.

IN THE SENATE

  • Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up draft health care legislation
  • Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee marks up portions of the defense authorization bill.
  • Armed Services marks up the draft defense authorization bill. 

Thursday:

IN THE HOUSE

  • Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee marks up its draft spending bill.

IN THE SENATE

  • Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committeemarks up draft health care legislation
  • Armed Services Committee marks up the draft defense authorization bill.
  • Judiciary Committee marks up bills on state secrets, S 417; consumer credit, S 257; free flow of information, S 448; and generic-drug affordability, S 369.
  • Appropriations Committee marks up the draft Interior-Environment and Commerce-Justice-Science spending bills.

Friday

IN THE SENATE

  • Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee marks up draft health care legislation
  • Armed Services Committee marks up the draft defense authorization bill.