Committee Watch: Turkey’s Offensive in Syria, Voting Rights, and Sanctuary Jurisdictions
How do you feel about this week's committee hearings? What else should Congress hold hearings on?
by Countable | 10.20.19
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 Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Sanctuary Jurisdictions: The Impact on Public Safety and Victims”. 10am
- The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “Securing America’s Elections Part II: Oversight of Government Agencies”. 10am
- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing titled “Assessing the Impact of Turkey’s Offensive in Northeast Syria”. 2:30pm
- THe House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup hearing on the Voting Rights Advancement Act and the AMIGOS Act. 10am
- The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing titled “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors”. 10am
- The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to advance judicial nominations and a bill to expand security coverage for Supreme Court justices. 10am
- The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing titled “Data Ownership: Exploring Implications for Data Privacy Rights and Data Valuation”. 10am
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!
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