November 30, 2009

This Week on Capitol Hill Nov 30 – Dec 4

By jnurse

The Senate reconvened Monday, November 30, to begin formal debate on the health care legislation; the debate will most likely last through the month of December.

The House will reconvene Tuesday at 2:00 pm, with votes postponed until 6:30 pm.  It will consider measures under suspension of the rules, including HR 3598, the Energy and Water Research Integration Act.

Senate Committee Meetings

Wednesday, 12/2:

Energy & Natural Resources will hold a full committee hearing on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

Thursday, 12/3:

  • Energy & Natural Resources will hold a full committee hearing on Medical Isotopes Production.
  • Indian Affairs will mark up a bill on  Indian Youth suicide Prevention; Indian Health Care, and will also hold a full committee oversight hearing on Dental Health Care for Indians and Underfunding of Indian Health Services.

House Committee Meetings

Wednesday, 12/2:

  • Agriculture will hold a subcommittee hearing on the Economic Impact of Climate Change.  
  • Select Energy Independence & Global Warming  will hold a full committee hearing on the State of Climate Science.
  • Veterans’ Affairs will hold a full committee hearing on VA Health Care Funding.

Thursday, 12/3:

  • Oversight & Government Reform will hold a subcommittee hearing on Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy.
  • Veterans’ Affairs will hold a subcommittee hearing on Veterans’ Education Issues.

Source:  CQ.com Alert

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