U.S. Senate Committees

U.S. House Committees

Senate Hearings

Today

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine the nomination of Peter Levine, of Maryland, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense.

10am (ET)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearings to examine opportunities and challenges for agriculture trade with Cuba.

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

Hearings to examine surface transportation reauthorization, focusing on building on the success of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to deliver safe, efficient and effective public transportation services and projects.

10am (ET)
Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine advancing telehealth through connectivity.

10am (ET)
State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department of State.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine improving accountability and oversight of juvenile justice grants.

10:15am (ET)
Committee on Finance

To resume hearings to examine Congress and United States tariff policy.

2:30pm (ET)
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 and fiscal year 2017 for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

2:30pm (ET)
Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Open and closed hearings to examine Department of Defense policy and programs to counter threats to the United States from terrorism and irregular warfare.

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

Hearings to examine Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, focusing on certification and U.S. aviation manufacturing competitiveness.

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

Hearings to examine fulfilling the promise to women veterans.

2:30pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Wednesday

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Environment and Public Works

Hearings to examine the nomination of Vanessa Lorraine Allen Sutherland, of Virginia, to be a Member and Chairperson of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine State Department reauthorization, focusing on ensuring effective United States diplomacy within a reasonable budget.

10am (ET)
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

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

10am (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine how to better communicate weather to enhance commerce and safety.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine reauthorization of and potential reforms to the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

10am (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine securing the border, focusing on understanding threats and strategies for the northern border.

10:30am (ET)
Department of Defense Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for defense innovation and research.

10:45am (ET)
Committee on Finance

Business meeting to consider S.995, to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, an original bill relating to extension of the trade adjustment assistance program, and amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for health insurance costs of certain eligible individuals, an original bill to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and an original bill to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities.

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

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

An oversight hearing on tribal transportation, focusing on pathways to safer roads in Indian country; to be immediately followed by a business meeting to consider S.710, to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996.

2:30pm (ET)
Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine reform of the defense acquisition system in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

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

Hearings to examine Air Force and Navy nuclear programs and the implementation of nuclear enterprise review recommendations in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.

3pm (ET)
Energy and Water Development Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine the United States without nuclear power.

Thursday

9:45am (ET)
Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization, focusing on airport issues and infrastructure financing.

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

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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

Hearings to examine surface transportation reauthorization, focusing on building on the successes of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to deliver safe, efficient, and effective public transportation services and projects.

10am (ET)
Health Care Subcommittee
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine the impact of the medical device tax on jobs, innovation, and patients.

10am (ET)
Africa and Global Health Policy Subcommittee
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

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, and the nominations of Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Kara Farnandez Stoll, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit, and Roseann A. Ketchmark, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri.

10am (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Business meeting to consider S.552, to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide for increased limitations on leverage for multiple licenses under common control, S.957, to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs to help create jobs, S.958, to amend the Small Business Act to provide for team and joint venture offers for certain contracts, S.966, to extend the low-interest refinancing provisions under the Local Development Business Loan Program of the Small Business Administration, S.967, to require the Small Business Administration to make information relating to lenders making covered loans publicly available, S.999, to amend the Small Business Act to provide for improvements to small business development centers, S.1001, to establish authorization levels for general business loans for fiscal years 2015 and 2016, and an original bill entitled, "SCORE for Small Business Act of 2015".

10:30am (ET)
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2016 for Department of Defense military construction and military family housing programs.

1:30pm (ET)
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Hearings to examine the Armenian genocide and the ongoing quest for justice.

2pm (ET)
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine the nominations of Anne Elizabeth Wall, of Illinois, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, Brodi L. Fontenot, of Louisiana, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of the Treasury, and Rafael J. Lopez, of California, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families, Department of Health and Human Services.

2:30pm (ET)
Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine the Administration's Central American minors refugee/parole program.

2:30pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Tuesday, April 28th

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Armed Services

Hearings to examine Untied States security policy in Europe.

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the Administration's Quadrennial Energy Review.

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.

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.

Wednesday, April 29th

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.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

Hearings to examine S.248, to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.

Thursday, April 30th

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, and S.858, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities.

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.

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.


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