About This Hearing

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearing starts at 9:30am (ET)

Hearings to examine meeting the challenges of feeding America's school children.

Committee Members

Chairman

Sen. Debbie Stabenow

Sen. Debbie Stabenow

D-Michigan

Ranking Member

Sen. Thad Cochran

R-Mississippi

Sen. Thad Cochran
Sen. Michael F. Bennet
Sen. Michael F. Bennet
D-Colorado
Sen. John  Boozman
Sen. John Boozman
R-Arkansas
Sen. Sherrod   Brown
Sen. Sherrod Brown
D-Ohio
Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
D-Pennsylvania
Sen. Saxby Chambliss
Sen. Saxby Chambliss
R-Georgia

Sen. Joe  Donnelly
Sen. Joe Donnelly
D-Indiana
Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
D-New York
Sen. Chuck Grassley
Sen. Chuck Grassley
R-Iowa
Sen. Tom Harkin
Sen. Tom Harkin
D-Iowa
Sen. Heidi  Heitkamp
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
D-North Dakota

Sen. John  Hoeven
Sen. John Hoeven
R-North Dakota
Sen. Mike  Johanns
Sen. Mike Johanns
R-Nebraska
Sen. Amy  Klobuchar
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
D-Minnesota
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy
D-Vermont
Sen. Mitch McConnell
Sen. Mitch McConnell
R-Kentucky

Sen. Pat Roberts
Sen. Pat Roberts
R-Kansas
Sen. John  Thune
Sen. John Thune
R-South Dakota
Sen. John E. Walsh
Sen. John E. Walsh
D-Montana

Senate Hearings

Today

9:30am (ET)
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Hearings to examine meeting the challenges of feeding America's school children.

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

An oversight hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants.

10am (ET)
Taxation and IRS Oversight Subcommittee
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine saving for an uncertain future, focusing on how the "Achieving a Better Life Experience Act" (ABLE) can help people with disabilities and their families.

10am (ET)
Committee on Rules and Administration

Hearings to examine S.2516, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, focusing on the need for expanded public disclosure of funds raised and spent to influence Federal elections.

1:45pm (ET)
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Hearings to examine empowering women entrepreneurs, focusing on understanding successes, addressing persistent challenges, and identifying new opportunities.

2pm (ET)
Select Committee on Intelligence

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

2:30pm (ET)
Department of Homeland Security Subcommittee
Committee on Appropriations

Hearings to examine insuring our future, focusing on building a flood insurance program we can live with, grow with, and prosper with.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Business meeting to consider S.1804, to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to establish an Aviation Security Advisory Committee, S.1893, to require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, S.2030, to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, S.2094, to provide for the establishment of nationally uniform and environmentally sound standards governing discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel, and S.2250, to extend the Travel Promotion Act of 2009.

2:30pm (ET)
National Parks Subcommittee
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine H.R.412, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the mainstem of the Nashua River and its tributaries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.1189, to adjust the boundaries of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to include Hinchliffe Stadium, S.1389 and H.R.1501, bills to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, as a unit of the National Park System, S.1520 and H.R.2197, bills to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the York River and associated tributaries for study for potential inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.1641, to establish the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area, S.1718, to modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, S.1750, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with States and political subdivisions of States providing for the continued operation, in whole or in part, of public land, units of the National Park System, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and units of the National Forest System in the State during any period in which the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture is unable to maintain normal level of operations at the units due to a lapse in appropriations, S.1785, to modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, S.1794, to designate certain Federal land in Chaffee County, Colorado, as a national monument and as wilderness, S.1866, to provide for an extension of the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy, S.2031, to amend the Act to provide for the establishment of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in the State of Wisconsin, to adjust the boundary of that National Lakeshore to include the lighthouse known as Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light, S.2104, to require the Director of the National Park Service to refund to States all State funds that were used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the October 2013 shutdown, S.2111, to reauthorize the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, S.2221, to extend the authorization for the Automobile National Heritage Area in Michigan, S.2264, to designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, S.2293, to clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, S.2318, to reauthorize the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act, S.2346, to amend the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails, and to designate the American Discovery Trail, S.2356, to adjust the boundary of the Mojave National Preserve, S.2392, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of East Rosebud Creek in Carbon County, Montana, as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, S.2576, to establish the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the State of Washington, and S.2602, to establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the State of Washington.

2:30pm (ET)
Financial and Contracting Oversight Subcommittee
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine a more efficient and effective government, focusing on the National Technical Information Service.

2:45pm (ET)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine S.1340, to improve passenger vessel security and safety, focusing on improving consumer protections for cruise passengers.

3:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

An oversight hearing to examine Indian gaming, focusing on the next 25 years.

Thursday

10am (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine the nomination of Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy.

10am (ET)
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine Social Security, focusing on a fresh look at workers' disability insurance.

10am (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine Iraq at a crossroads, focusing on options for United States policy.

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

Hearings to examine the role of states in higher education.

10:15am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine the nominations of Stephen R. Bough, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, Armando Ormar Bonilla, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, and Wendy Beetlestone, Mark A. Kearney, Joseph F. Leeson, Jr., and Gerald J. Pappert, all to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

10:30am (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine the nomination of Anne E. Rung, of Pennsylvania, to be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.

2:30pm (ET)
Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine making the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) more effective for streamlined disaster operations, focusing on the path to efficiency.

3:45pm (ET)
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Hearings to examine the nomination of Joseph L. Nimmich, of Maryland, to be Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

Tuesday

9:30am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine certain nominations.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Budget

Hearings to examine the economic and budgetary consequences of climate change, focusing on the cost of inaction.

10am (ET)
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine tobacco, focusing on taxes owed, avoided, and evaded.

10:30am (ET)
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine revisiting the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies (RESTORE) Act, focusing on progress and challenges in Gulf restoration post-Deepwater Horizon.

2:15pm (ET)
Committee on Foreign Relations

Hearings to examine the nomination of John Francis Tefft, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Department of State.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Hearings to examine breaking the logjam at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), focusing on ways to more efficiently process permits for energy production on Federal lands.

2:30pm (ET)
Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee
Committee on Environment and Public Works

Hearings to examine the threats posed by climate change.

2:30pm (ET)
International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
Committee on Finance

Hearings to examine the United States-Korea free trade agreement, focusing on lessons learned two years later.

2:30pm (ET)
Joint Economic Committee

Hearings to examine increasing economic opportunity for African Americans, focusing on local initiatives that are making a difference.

3pm (ET)
Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Hearings to examine opportunities and challenges for improving truck safety on our highways.

Wednesday, July 30th

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

Business meeting to consider H.R.4007, to recodify and reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program, S.1618, to enhance the Office of Personnel Management background check system for the granting, denial, or revocation of security clearances or access to classified information of employees and contractors of the Federal Government, S.1347, to provide transparency, accountability, and limitations of Government sponsored conferences, S.1396, to authorize the Federal Emergency Management Agency to award mitigation financial assistance in certain areas affected by wildfire, an original bill entitled, "Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2014", S.2547, to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Subcommittee under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council to provide recommendations on emergency responder training and resources relating to hazardous materials incidents involving railroads, S.2323, to amend chapter 21 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that fathers of certain permanently disabled or deceased veterans shall be included with mothers of such veterans as preference eligibles for treatment in the civil service, an original bill entitled, "Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Authorization Act of 2014", an original bill entitled, "DHS OIG Mandates Revision Act of 2014", H.R.4197, to amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, an original bill entitled, "Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2014", S.1898, to require adequate information regarding the tax treatment of payments under settlement agreements entered into by Federal agencies, S.2447, to amend title 31, United States Code, to clarify the use of credentials by enrolled agents, H.R.606, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the "Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building", H.R.1671, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6937 Village Parkway in Dublin, California, as the "James 'Jim' Kohnen Post Office", H.R.2291, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 Lexington Avenue in New York, New York, as the "Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office", H.R.3472, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13127 Broadway Street in Alden, New York, as the "Sergeant Brett E. Gornewicz Memorial Post Office", H.R.3762, to impose penalties for the unauthorized disclosure of personal tax information by Federal employees, and the nominations of Joseph L. Nimmich, of Maryland, to be Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Anne E. Rung, of Pennsylvania, to be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, and James C. Miller, III, of Virginia, Stephen Crawford, of Maryland, David Michael Bennett, of North Carolina, and Victoria Reggie Kennedy, of Massachusetts, all to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service.

10am (ET)
Committee on the Judiciary

Hearings to examine the next steps for the "Violence Against Women Act" (VAWA), focusing on protecting women from gun violence.

10:15am (ET)
Children and Families Subcommittee
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Hearings to examine paid family leave, focusing on the benefits for businesses and working families.

2:30pm (ET)
Committee on Indian Affairs

An oversight hearing to examine responses to natural disasters in Indian country.


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