Hearings to Watch

For the week of January 23 - 27, 2017


Tuesday, January 24

10:00 a.m. | House Budget Committee - Full Committee Meeting: "consider rules of the committee and the committee's oversight plan for the 115th Congress."


10:00 a.m. | Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - Full Committee Markup: "consider committee rules; a resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 115th Congress; S.19, the "Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless (MOBILE NOW) Act"; S.81, the "Senior Fraud Prevention Act of 2017"; S.88, the "Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act"; S.89, to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials and for other purposes; S.96, the "Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act"; S.102, the "Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDY) Act"; S.110, the "Digital Coast Act"; S.118, the "Reinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2017"; S.123, the "Kari's Law Act"; S.129, the "National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017"; S.134, the "Spoofing Prevention Act"; S.141, the "Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act"; S.168, the "Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge (VIDA) Act"; S.171, the "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2017"; S.174, the "Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act"; H.R.255, the "Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act"; and H.R.321, the "Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act."


10:00 a.m. | Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Full Committee Meeting: "to vote on the Committee Budget Resolution, Rules of Procedure, and Subcommittee Organization and Jurisdiction for the 115th Congress, and to vote on the nomination of Dr. Benjamin Carson to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development."


10:00 a.m. | Senate Judiciary Committee - Full Committee Markup: "to vote on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to be attorney general of the United States."


10:30 a.m. | Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee - Full Committee Hearing: "nomination of Linda McMahon to be administrator of the Small Business Administration."


10:30 a.m. | Senate Budget Committee - Full Committee Hearing: "nomination of Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., to be director of the Office of Management and Budget."


Please check back for future updates on notable hearings. 


Note:  All times listed are Eastern Standard Time.