Federal Relations

This Week on Capitol Hill, July 6-10

Monday, 7/6

In the Senate:

  • The Senate will resume consideration of a Legislative Branch appropriations bill (HR 2918).  Vote on final passage is expected today.
  • Appropriations subcommittee will mark up draft legislation for FY10 appropriations for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.
  • Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions will mark up draft legislation for Affordable Health Choices Act.

The House is not in session.

 Tuesday, 7/7

In the Senate:

  • Full Committee on Appropriations will mark up legislation for FY10 for Agriculture and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs.
  • Subcommittee of Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs will hold a hearing on “Public Transit and Climate Change.”

 In the House:

  • Will convene at 2:00 pm to consider several measures under suspension of the rules.
  • The Full Committee on Appropriations will mark up FY 2010 appropriations for Energy and Water, and Financial Services.

Wednesday, 7/8

In the Senate:

  • Appropriations Subcommittees will mark up legislation for FY10 for Energy and Water Development and Financial Services.
  • Full Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will mark up bills on transportation, technology, and environment
  • Finance Committee will hold a full committee hearing on “International Trade, Climate Change.”

Thursday, 7/9

In the House:

  • Will convene at 10:00 am to consider HR 2997, Fiscal 2010 Agriculture Appropriations.

 Friday, 7/10

In the House:

  • Will convene at 9:00 am and is expected to consider HR 3081, Fiscal 2010 State-Foreign Operations Appropriations, and HR 3082, Fiscal 2010 Military Construction-VA Appropriations.
  • Appropriations Subcommittee will mark up FY 2010 appropriations for Labor-HHS-Education.

 Source: CQ Today