Committee Schedule - December 2, 2015

Dec 1, 2015



Wednesday, December 2, 2015








Full Committee.  On reviewing the Farm Credit System. 1300 RHOB.


EDUCATION & WORKFORCE-----------------------------------------------------10:00-Open


Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subc.  On principles for ensuring retirement advice serves the best interests of working families and retirees.  2261 RHOB.


ENERGY & COMMERCE------------------------------------------------------------10:00-Open


Communications and Technology Subc.  Markup of H.R. 1641, “Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015”, and discussion draft to amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to facilitate that deployment of communications infrastructure by providing for an inventory of federal assets for use in connection with such deployment, to streamline certain federal approvals of communication facilities, to provide for measures to promote the use of utility poles in the deployment, and for other purposes. 2123 RHOB.


FINANCIAL SERVICES--------------------------------------------------------------10:00-Open


Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subc. On legislative proposals to improve U.S. capital markets and on H.R. 3784 - SEC Small Business Advocate Act; H.R. 3798 - Due Process Restoration Act; H.R. ___ - Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act; H.R. ___ - Fostering Innovation Act; and H.R. ___ - Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act. Public witnesses. 2128 RHOB.


FOREIGN AFFAIRS-------------------------------------------------------------------10:00-Open


Full Committee.  On Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: Fueling Middle East Turmoil. Public witnesses.  2172 RHOB.


FOREIGN AFFAIRS---------------------------------------------------------------------1:00-Open


Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade Subc. On the Paris attacks and a strategic shift by ISIS. Public witnesses.  2200 RHOB.


FOREIGN AFFAIRS---------------------------------------------------------------------2:00-Open


Middle East and North Africa Subc. On assessing the President’s strategy in Afghanistan. Public witnesses.  2172 RHOB.


FOREIGN AFFAIRS---------------------------------------------------------------------2:00-Open


Asia and the Pacific Subc. On U.S. Strategic Interests and the APEC and East Asia summits. Committee.  Dept. witnesses.  2255 RHOB.


HOUSE ADMINISTRATION--------------------------------------------------------11:00-Open


Full Committee. Markup of  H.R.1670 - National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 and hearing on improving customer service for the copyright community -  ensuring the Copyright Office and the Library of Congress are able to meet the demands of the digital age.  Dept. witnesses. 1310 LHOB.


JUDICIARY -----------------------------------------------------------------------------10:30-Open


Full Committee. Markup of H.R. 2831 - To make technical amendments to update statutory references to provisions classified to chapters 44, 45, 46, and 47 of title 50, United States Code; H.R. 2832 - To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions classified to title 52, United States Code; and H.R. 1584 - CARDER Act of 2015. 2141 RHOB.


NATURAL RESOURCES-------------------------------------------------------------10:00-Open


Federal Lands Subc. On the discussion draft of the National Park Service Centennial Act. 1324 LHOB.


OVERSIGHT & GOVERNMENT REFORM--------------------------------------10:00-Open


Government Operations Subc. To examine the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and their efforts to coordinate drug control policy and spending across the federal government. Dept. and public witnesses. 2154 RHOB.





Full Committee.  On the conference report to accompany H.R. 22, the "Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015. H-313 Capitol.