July 20, 2009
Week at a Glance on Capitol Hill, July 20-24
The House continues to work its way through fiscal 2010 appropriations bills, with votes on Labor-HHS-Education and Transportation-HUD bills this week.
The Senate is expected to spend the week debating its defense authorization bill.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be a Supreme Court justice.
Convenes 2 p.m. for legislative business.
Under suspension of the rules:
H Res 607 — Apollo 11 moon landing
HR 2729 — Environmental research parks
HR 1622 — Natural gas vehicle research
H Con Res 164 — Food and Nutrition Service
S Con Res 30 — Bureau of Labor Statistics
Draft — Ending impeachment of Judge Samuel Kent
HR 2873 — SEC enforcement authority
HR 1675 — Housing for the disabled
HR 2245 — Congressional Gold Medals
TUESDAY AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
Convenes at noon for legislative business Tuesday; 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. Friday.
Under suspension of the rules:
H J Res 56 — Burma import restrictions
H Res 654 — Mediterranean cooperation
HR 1511 — Torture victims relief
H Res 508 — General aviation industry
HR 2093 — Coastal beach monitoring
HR 1665 — Coast Guard acquisition
HR 2510 — Absentee ballot tracking
HR 2728 — William Orton Law Library
H Res 534 — Children and Families Day
Subject to a rule:
HR 2920 — Statutory pay-as-you-go
Draft — Transportation-HUD spending
Draft — Labor-HHS-Education spending
Convenes 1 p.m.
Roll call votes expected.
S 1390 — Defense authorization
Senate Judiciary will vote on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court. 10 a.m. Tuesday, 216 Hart
House Education and Labor marks up a bill on student aid ( HR 3211 ). 11 a.m. Tuesday, 2175 Rayburn
House Armed Services marks up a resolution requesting information from the president relating to terrorism detainees ( H Res 602 ). 1 p.m. Tuesday, 2118 Rayburn
House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment marks up legislation on wind energy research ( HR 3165 ), gas turbines research ( HR 3029 ), vehicle technology ( HR 3246 ) and behavioral sciences research program ( HR 3247 ). 2 p.m. Tuesday, 2318 Rayburn
Senate Foreign Relations will consider pending business. 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, S-116 Capitol
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation marks up a draft bill extending transportation programs, a maritime transportation security bill ( S 1274 ), and an air traffic control safety bill ( S 1451 ) and will vote on pending nominations. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 253 Russell
House Appropriations marks up a draft fiscal 2010 Defense appropriations bill. 9 a.m. Wednesday, 2359 Rayburn
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions votes on nominations and makes subcommittee assignments. 9 a.m. Wednesday, 430 Dirksen
House Natural Resources marks up legislation on Puerto Rico democracy ( HR 2499 ). 10 <a>.m., Wednesday, 1324 Longworth
House Financial Services marks up draft legislation that would overhaul financial industry regulations. Time TBA, Thursday, 2128 Rayburn
Senate Foreign Relations hearing on climate change and global security with former Sen. John W. Warner, R-Va. (1979-2009). Time TBA, Tuesday, 419 Dirksen
House Financial Services hearing on current economic conditions with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke . 10 a.m. Tuesday, 2128 Rayburn
House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on the inspector general’s report for the Troubled Asset Relief Program. 10 a.m. Tuesday, 2154 Rayburn
Source: CQ Today Print Edition