Federal Relations

June 14, 2010

This Week on Capitol Hill June 14-18

Senate Floor Activities

Tax Extenders/Social Safety-net Legislation

House Floor Activities

H.R. 4899, Supplemental Appropriations Act

Senate Committee Activities

Tuesday, June 15

Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee
Energy Subcommittee Hearing – Considering several small energy bills, including S. 679, to establish a research, development, demonstration and commercial application program to promote research of technologies for heavy duty plug-in hybrid vehicles; and S. 2900, to establish a research, development and technology demonstration program to improve the efficiency of gas turbines 

House Committee Activities

Tuesday, June 15

House Energy and Commerce Committee
Health Subcommittee Hearing – “NIH In The 21st Century: The Director’s Perspective”

Wednesday, June 16
House Science and Technology Committee
Energy and Environment Subcommittee – “Real-Time Forecasting for Renewable Energy Development”

Thursday, June 17

House Education and Labor Committee
Full Committee Hearing  – “The Department of Education Inspector General’s Review of Standards for Program Length in Higher Education”