FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD FEBRUARY 24 to FEBRUARY 28

U.S. House of Representatives

House Floor Activity

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 2339 Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 [PDF] This legislation combines Chairman Pallone’s Energy and Commerce tobacco bill with tax legislation related to tobacco and vapor products offered by Mr. Suozzi of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

Veterans’ Affairs, Judiciary, and Natural Resources legislation is expected on the floor.

List of Suspensions:

  • H.R. 2227 Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 4852 GIVE Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4613 VA Reporting Transparency Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 561 Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 3749 Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 35 Emmett Till Antilynching Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 560 Northern Mariana Islands Relief Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2427 Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act of 2019 [PDF]
  • H.R. 473 To authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2490 To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes [PDF]
  • H.R. 2819 Gold Star Mothers Families National Monument Extension Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 3399 To amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003 to include California in the program, and for other purposes [PDF]
  • H.R. 1492 Yucca House National Monument Expansion Act [PDF]

 

House Committee Activity

Tuesday, February 25

Veterans’ Affairs Hearing: Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to Receive the Legislative Presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2:00 PM SD-G50

Wednesday, February 26

Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Hearing: Innovative Wood Products: Promoting Rural Economies and Healthy Forests, 10:00 AM Washington

Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Hearing: Judiciary Department Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request, 2:00 PM 2362-A Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security Hearing: Department of Homeland Security Budget Request for FY2021, 10:30 AM 2359 Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security Hearing: Member Day, 2:30 PM 2008 Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Hearing: Department of Health and Human Services Budget Request for FY 2021, 9:30 AM 2358-C Rayburn HOB

Armed Services Hearing: The Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense, 10:00 AM 2118 Rayburn HOB

Education Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Hearing: Asleep at the Switch: How the Department of Labor Failed to Oversee the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, 2:00 PM 2175 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing: The Fiscal Year 2021 HHS Budget and Oversight of the Coronavirus Outbreak, 1:30 PM 2123 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing: In the Dark: Lack of Transparency in the Live Event Ticketing Industry, 10:00 AM 2123 Rayburn HOB

Financial Services Markup: The full Committee will convene for a markup, 2:00 PM 2128 RHOB

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism Hearing: Confronting the Rise in Anti-Semitic Domestic Terrorism Part II, 2:00 PM 310 Canon HOB

Judiciary Markup: H.R. ___ the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020; H.R. 2733 the Savannas Act; H.R. 2438 the Not Invisible Act of 2019; and H.R. ___ the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation Act or the STOP FGM Act, 2:30 PM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Natural Resources Hearing: Legislative hearing on HR 5435 American Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019 and HR 5859 Trillion Trees Act, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Hearing: Destroying Sacred Sites and Erasing Tribal Culture: The Trump Administration’s Construction of the Border Wall, 2:00 PM 1324 Longworth HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States Business Meeting: Destroying Sacred Sites and Erasing Tribal Culture: The Trump Administrations Construction of the Border Wall, 2:00 PM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform Hearing: Voter Suppression in Minority Communities: Learning from the Past to Protect Our Future, 11:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Small Business Hearing: A Discussion with SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza: Current Issues and the FY2021 Budget, 11:30 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Veterans’ Affairs Hearing: Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees to receive the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations: WWP BVA NASDVA JWVVVA MOPH AMVETS, 2:00 PM SD-G50 DSOB

Thursday, February 27

Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Hearing: Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, 11:00 AM 2362-A Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Hearing: U.S. European Command EUCOM Closed, 11:00 AM H-140 CAPITOL

Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Hearing: World-Wide Threat Closed, 3:00 PM H-405 CAPITOL

Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: Department of Energy Budget Request for FY2021, 2:00 PM 2362-B Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Hearing: U.S. Forest Service Budget Request for FY2021, 1:00 PM 2008 Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Hearing: Library of Congress FY2021 Budget Hearing, 1:00 PM 2359 Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Hearing: Oversight of VAs Electronic Health Record Modernization Implementation, 1:00 PM 2358-C Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security Hearing: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Budget Request for FY2021, 9:30 AM 2008 Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Hearing: Department of Education Budget Request for FY 2021, 10:00 AM 2358-C Rayburn HOB

Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Transportation, and House and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Hearing: Department of Transportation Budget Request for FY2021, 10:30 AM 2358-A Rayburn HOB

Armed Services Business Meeting: The Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for the Department of the Navy, 10:00 AM 2118 Rayburn HOB

Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Hearing: Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities Related to the 2021 President’s Budget Request, 3:30 PM 2118 Rayburn HOB

Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Hearing: Strategic Forces Posture Hearing, 2:30 PM 2212 Rayburn HOB

Budget Hearing: Budget Priorities: Members Day, 10:00 AM 210 Canon HOB

Education Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment Hearing: Reauthorizing the National Apprenticeship Act: Strengthening and Growing Apprenticeships for the 21st century, 10:15 AM 2175 Rayburn HOB

Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Hearing: Coronavirus Disease 2019: The U.S. and International Response, 2:00 PM 2172 Rayburn HOB

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability Hearing: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce to Meet the Homeland Security Mission, 2:00 PM 310 Canon HOB

Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Hearing: Returning Citizens: Challenges and Opportunities for Reentry, 10:00 AM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Hearing: The Current State of the U.S. Refugee Program, 2:00 PM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3651 H.R. 3681 H.R. 4236 and H.R. 4512, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing: Sexual Harassment at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2:00 PM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform Hearing: The Administrations Religious Liberty Assault on LGBT Rights, 9:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security Hearing: Karshi-Khanabad: Hazardous Exposures and Effects on U.S. Servicemembers, 2:00 PM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Science, Space, and Technology Hearing: A Review of the Administrations Federal Research and Development Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2021, 10:00 AM 2318 Rayburn HOB

Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Environment Hearing: An Examination of Federal Flood Maps in a Changing Climate, 2:00 PM 2318 Rayburn HOB

Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure Hearing: Moving Americas Infrastructure Forward, 1:00 PM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Hearing: Proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2020: Members’ Day Hearing, 10:00 AM 2167 Rayburn HOB

Veterans’ Affairs Hearing: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2021, 10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL

Ways and Means Hearing: Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget with Health and Human Services Secretary Azar, 10:00 AM 1100 Longworth HOB

Friday, February 28

Foreign Affairs Hearing: Evaluating the Trump Administration’s Policies on Iran Iraq and the Use of Force, 8:30 AM 2172 Rayburn HOB

U.S. Senate

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, February 24th.

On Monday, following the prayer and pledge, Senator Baldwin will be recognized to deliver the traditional reading of Washington’s Farewell Address. Following the Address and any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #384, Robert Anthony Molloy, of the Virgin Islands, to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Molloy nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following Executive and Legislative items:

  1. Executive Calendar #384, Robert Anthony Molloy, of the Virgin Islands, to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands.
  2. Executive Calendar #491, Silvia Carreno-Coll, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
  3. Motion to proceed to Calendar #420, S.3275, to protect pain-capable unborn children (Graham).
  4. Motion to proceed to Calendar #17, S.311, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or an attempted abortion (Sasse).
  5. Executive Calendar #569, Katharine MacGregor, of Pennsylvania, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.
  6. Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court.

5:30pm on Monday, February 24th – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #384, Robert Anthony Molloy, of the Virgin Islands, to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands.

 

Senate Committee Activity

Tuesday, February 25

Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Department of Homeland Security, 10:00 AM – SD-138

Appropriations Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2021 for the Department of Health and Human Services, 10:30 AM – SD-124

Armed Services Hearings to examine United States European Command and United States Transportation Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program, 9:30 AM – SH-216

Armed Services To receive a closed briefing on United States European Command and United States Transportation Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2021 and the Future Years Defense Program, 2:30 PM – SVC-217

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Hearings to examine surface transportation reauthorization, focusing on public transportation stakeholders’ perspectives, 10:00 AM – SD-538

Energy and Natural Resources Hearings to examine the President’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2021 for the Forest Service, 10:00 AM – SD-366

Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy Hearings to examine North Korea policy one year after Hanoi, 2:15 PM – SD-419

Intelligence To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2:30 PM – SH-219

Joint Economic Committee Hearings to examine improving family stability for the wellbeing of American children, 2:15 PM – SD-106

Judiciary Hearings to examine rule by district judge, focusing on the challenges of universal injunctions, 10:00 AM – SD-226

Veterans’ Affairs A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled American Veterans, 2:00 PM – SD-G50

Wednesday, February 26

Veterans’ Affairs A joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to examine the legislative presentation of multiple veterans service organizations, 2:00 PM – SD-G50

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