U.S. Senate Committees

U.S. House Committees

Senate Hearings

Today

9am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine Untied States security policy in Europe.

10am (ET)
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine the state of the insurance industry and insurance regulation.

10am (ET)
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine the resources and priorities of the U.S. Coast Guard.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the Administration's Quadrennial Energy Review.

10am (ET)
Committee on Environment and Public Works

Business meeting to consider S.697, to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reauthorize and modernize that Act, S.544, to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible, S.653, to amend the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 to reauthorize grants for and require applied water supply research regarding the water resources research and technology institutes established under that Act, S.611, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize technical assistance to small public water systems, S.612, to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the "George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse", S.261, to designate the United States courthouse located at 200 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as the William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse, S.1034, to designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "Charles Clark United States Courthouse", the nomination of Mark Scarano, of New Hampshire, to be Federal Cochairperson of the Northern Border Regional Commission, and GSA Resolutions.

10am (ET)
Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Subcommittee
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine the proper role of judicial review in the federal regulatory process.

10am (ET)
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Hearings to examine the future of medical innovation for patients.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

An oversight hearing to examine the Department of Homeland Security.

10:15am (ET)
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine creating a more efficient and level playing field, focusing on audit and appeals issues in Medicare.

11am (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

2:30pm (ET)
Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, focusing on aviation safety and general aviation.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine securing the border, focusing on biometric entry and exit at our ports of entry.

2:30pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Wednesday

9am (ET)
Department of Defense Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the National Guard and Reserve.

9am (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Homeland Security.

9:30am (ET)
Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine opportunities for private investment in public infrastructure.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine five years after Deepwater Horizon, focusing on improvements and challenges in prevention and response.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine the King vs. Burwell Supreme Court case and congressional action that can be taken to protect small businesses and their employees.

9:35am (ET)
Committee on Finance

Business meeting to consider S.335, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.

2pm (ET)
Department of Homeland Security Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Homeland Security.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

Business meeting to consider S.152, to prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian land in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine S.248, to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.

2:30pm (ET)
Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Environmental Protection Agency.

2:30pm (ET)
Strategic Forces Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine military space programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program; with the possibility of a closed session in SVC-217 following the open session.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Hearings to examine the Government Accountability Office's High Risk List and the Veterans Health Administration.

Thursday

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine United States European Command programs and budget in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

10am (ET)
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2016 for the National Institutes of Health.

10am (ET)
Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Hearings to examine insurance capital rules and Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) process.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine S.703, to reauthorize the weatherization and State energy programs, S.720, to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, S.858, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities, S.523, to coordinate the provision of energy retrofitting assistance to schools, S.600, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy efficiency retrofit pilot program, S.723, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to provide guidance on utility energy service contracts used by Federal agencies, S.869, to improve energy performance in Federal buildings, S.878, to establish a State residential building energy efficiency upgrades loan pilot program, S.886, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to provide for a smart energy and water efficiency pilot program, S.888, to promote Federal-State partnerships for developing regional energy strategies and plans to mitigate risks in changing energy systems, S.893, to establish an Energy Productivity Innovation Challenge (EPIC) to assist energy policy innovation in the States to promote the goal of doubling electric and thermal energy productivity by January 1, 2030, S.939, to require the evaluation and consolidation of duplicative green building programs within the Department of Energy, S.1029, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to prohibit the Secretary of Energy from prescribing a final rule amending the efficiency standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces or mobile home furnaces until an analysis has been completed, S.1038, to clarify that no express or implied warranty is provided by reason of a disclosure relating to voluntary participation in the Energy Star program, S.1039, to require certain agencies to conduct assessments of data centers and develop data center consolidation and optimization plans to achieve energy cost savings, S.1044, to enhance consumer access to electricity information and allow for the adoption of innovative products and services to help consumers manage their energy usage, S.1046, to accelerate the adoption of smart building technologies in the private sector and key Federal agencies, S.1047, to require the Secretary of Energy to review rulemaking proceedings of other Federal agencies for the potential to cause an adverse effect on the cost, time, or difficulty of complying with energy efficiency regulations, guidelines, or standards, S.1048, to remove the authority of the Secretary of Energy to amend or issue new energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans, S.1052, to require a study on the impact of State and local performance benchmarking and disclosure policies for commercial and multifamily buildings, to provide for competitive awards to utilities, States, and units of local government, S.1053, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to promote alternative fueled vehicle fleets and infrastructure, and S.1063, to amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal energy efficiency resource standard for electricity and natural gas suppliers.

10am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine safeguarding American interests in the East and South China Seas.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Business meeting to consider S.993, to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment, and substance abuse systems.

2:30pm (ET)
Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Subcommittee
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the Bureau of Land Management's final rule on hydraulic fracturing.

2:30pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Tuesday, May 5th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Oversight hearings to examine the Federal government's role in wildfire management, the impact of fires on communities, and potential improvements to be made in fire operations.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearings to examine the U.S. Grain Standards Act.

Tuesday, May 12th

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine S.883, to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, and research capabilities in the United States.


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