by Countable | 3.25.19
Before bills and nominations are brought up for a passage vote in Congress, they typically have to be considered and approved by relevant committees ― which also conduct oversight of federal agencies. Here’s a look at what Congressional committees will be holding hearings on this week.
Schedule subject to change. All times Eastern.
- The House Intelligence Committee will meet to vote on the release of classified exhibits for an open interview this week. 6:30pm
- The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Red Flag Laws: Examining Guidelines for State Action”. 10am
- The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to markup a resolution of inquiry that requests documents relating to the actions of former FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe. 10am
- The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing titled “Trade and Labor: Creating and Enforcing Rules to Benefit American Workers”. 10am
- The House Transportation and Infratructure Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investment in our Nation’s Airports Matters”. 10am
- The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing titled “The 2017 Tax Law and Who it Left Behind”. 10am
- The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing titled “Our Blue Economy: Successes and Opportunities”. 10am
- The Senate Budget Committee will hold its first day of hearings to deliver opening statements about the budget resolution for FY2020. 2:30pm
- The Senate Subcommittee on Aviation and Space will hold a hearing titled “The State of Airline Safety: Federal Oversight of Commercial Aviation”. 3:00pm
- The House Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing titled “Putin’s Playbook: The Kremlin’s Use of Oligarchs, Money and Intelligence in 2016 and Beyond”. 9am
- The Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee will hold confirmation hearings on the nomination of David Bernhardt to be Secretary of the Interior. 10am
- The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to examine the federal response to and risks associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). 10am
- The Senate Budget Committee will hold its second day of hearings to consider amendments to its budget resolution for FY2020. 10:30am
See the full Senate committee schedule here.
See the full House committee schedule here.
Tell your reps what you think they should be focusing on and share your thoughts on the week’s schedule in the comments below!
― Eric Revell