Federal Relations

May 17, 2010

This Week on Capitol Hill, May 17-21


The House will reconvene on Tuesday to bote on a number of minor bills and resolutions.  They are also expected to consider HR 4213, the American Workers, State and Business Relief Act of 2010, a bill to extend expired tax provisions and a bill that would reauthorize science and technology programs that was pulled from the floor on May 13.

The Senate will convene on Monday continue to vote on amendments to a bill to overhaul financial regulations (S 3217).  Hopes are to finish the bill by mid-week.  They may also consider HR 4213 if it is passed by the House.

Mexican President Felipe Calderon will address a joint meeting of Congress at 11:00 am this Thursday.


Tuesday, 5/18 — the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will hold a hearing on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization.

Wednesday, 5/19 — the House Science and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on nuclear energy research.

Thursday, 5/20 — The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on renewable energy, and the Senate Finance Subcommittee will hold a hearing on tax incentives and clean technology.

Source:  CQ