U.S. House of Representatives
House Floor Activity
The House is in Committee Work Week status with no votes scheduled for the week.
House Committee Activity
Monday, February 14
Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, Hearing: Waiting on the Mail: Postal Service Standard Drops in Baltimore and the Surrounding Area, 11:00 AM, Baetjer Howard Moot Court Room, John and Frances Angelos Law Center, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Tuesday, February 15
Agriculture Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations, Hearing: Review of the Office of the Inspector General Report on USDA Oversight of Civil Rights Complaints, 12:00 PM
Climate Crisis, Hearing: Keeping the Lights On: Strategies for Grid Resilience and Reliability, 2:30 PM
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, Hearing: Back from the Brink: Restoring Brownfield Sites to Economic Engines, 11:30 AM
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact, Hearing: Renewed American Engagement with International Organizations: Goals Priorities and Successes, 2:00 PM, Webex
Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security, Hearing: “Concealed Carry-Ons: Confronting the Surge in Firearms at TSA Checkpoints, 2:00 PM
Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, Hearing: Is There a Doctor in the House? The Role of Immigrant Physicians in the U.S. Healthcare System, 2:00 PM
Natural Resources, Hearing: Virtual Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2021 the Environmental Justice For All Act, 10:00 AM
Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development, Hearing: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Acts Benefits for Small Businesses, 11:00 AM, Zoom
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, Hearing: Examining the Economic Impact of Federal Infrastructure Investment, 2:00 PM
Wednesday, February 16
Budget, Hearing: Why Congress Needs to Abolish the Debt Limit Virtual, 11:00 AM, Zoom
Education Labor Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Hearing: Serving All Students: Promoting a Healthier More Supportive School Environment, 12:15 PM, Zoom-
Education Labor, Business Meeting: Business Meeting, 12:00 PM, Zoom
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Hearing: Connecting America: Oversight of NTIA, 12:00 PM
Financial Services Full Committee, Hearing: Virtual Hearing – An Unprecedented Investment for Historic Results: How Federal Support for MDIs and CDFIs Have Launched a New Era for Disadvantaged Communities, 12:00 PM, Webex
Foreign Affairs Full Committee, Hearing: Black History Month Roundtable: Leveraging the Global Black Diaspora to Strengthen US Foreign Investment and Assistance, 12:00 PM, Zoom
House Administration, Hearing: Big Data: Privacy Risks and Needed Reforms in the Public and Private Sectors, 2:00 PM, 1310 Longworth
Modernization of Congress, Hearing: Congress Back Home: Modernizing District Office Operations, 12:00 PM, Virtual
Natural Resources, Markup: FC Markup on multiple bills., 10:00 AM
Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Hearing: Defending U.S. Allies and Interests Against Russian Aggression in Eastern Europe, 10:00 AM, 2154 Rayburn
Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, Hearing: FEMA Priorities for 2022: Stakeholder Perspectives, 2:00 PM, 2167 Rayburn
Thursday, February 17
Education Labor Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, Hearing: Exploring Pathways to Affordable Universal Health Coverage, 12:00 PM, Zoom
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Hearing: Americans in Need: Responding to the National Mental Health Crisis, 11:30 AM, 2123 Rayburn
Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Small Businesses, Big Impact: Ensuring Small and Minority-Owned Businesses Share in the Economic Recovery, 3:00 PM, Webex
Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy, Hearing: Virtual Hearing – The Role of the International Monetary Fund in a Changing Global Landscape, 12:00 PM, Webex
Foreign Affairs Full Committee, Hearing: Closed Briefing with USAID Administrator, Samantha Power, 12:30 PM
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation, Hearing: The Burma Crisis, One Year After the Coup, 10:00 AM, Webex
Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability, Hearing: Call to Action: Private Sector Investment in the Northern Triangle and its Impact on Homeland Security, 2:00 PM
House Administration, Hearing: Oversight of the January 6 Capitol Attack: Ongoing Review of the United States Capitol Police Inspector General Flash Reports, 3:00 PM, 1310 Longworth
Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, Hearing: The Rise in Violence Against Minority Institutions, 10:00 AM, Zoom
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Hearing: Securing the Future of Climate Adaptation Science at the United States Geological Survey, 1:00 PM, 1324 Longworth
Natural Resources, Hearing: Remote Legislative Hearing on H.R.6504 Native Pacific Islanders of America Equity Act, 4:00 PM
U.S. Senate
Senate Floor Activity
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 PM on Monday, February 14, 2022.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #266, H.R.3076, to provide stability to and enhance the services of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.
At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.
As a reminder, cloture has also been filed on Executive Calendar #668, Robert McKinnon Califf, of North Carolina, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services.
Monday, February 14 at 5:30 PM – 1 roll call vote
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #266, H.R.3076, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022
Senate Committee Activity
Tuesday, February 15
Armed Services, Hearings to examine the nominations of Robert Phillip Storch, of the District of Columbia, to be Inspector General, Lester Martinez-Lopez, of Florida, and Christopher Joseph Lowman, of Virginia, both to be an Assistant Secretary, and Peter J. Beshar, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force, all of the Department of Defense, 9:30 AM, SD-G50
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets report on stablecoins, 10:00 AM, SD-538
Finance, Hearings to examine protecting youth mental health, focusing on identifying and addressing barriers to care, 10:00 AM, WEBEX
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Hearings to examine supporting quality workforce development opportunities and innovation to address barriers to employment, 10:00 AM, SH-216
Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Business meeting to consider S.1617, to modify the requirements for the Administrator of the Small Business Administration relating to declaring a disaster in a rural area, S.2042, to reauthorize the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise, S.2521, to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish an SBIC Working Group, and H.R.3462, to require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, 2:30 PM, SR-428A
Wednesday, February 16
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, To receive a briefing on foreign policy and human rights in Turkey, 11:00 AM, VTC
Environment and Public Works, Business meeting to consider the nominations of David M. Uhlmann, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Administrator, and Carlton Waterhouse, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, both of the Environmental Protection Agency; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program, focusing on challenges and opportunities, 10:00 AM, SD-106
Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Hearings to examine the Western Balkans, focusing on supporting peace and prosperity, 10:00 AM, SD-G50/VTC
Foreign Relations, Hearings to examine reinvigorating U.S.-Colombia relations, 2:00 PM, SD-G50/VTC
Indian Affairs, Hearings to examine S.3123, to amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, S.3126, to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community, S.3273, to take certain land in the State of California into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and S.3381, to require the Bureau of Indian Affairs to process and complete all mortgage packages associated with residential and business mortgages on Indian land by certain deadlines, 2:30 PM, SD-628
Judiciary, Hearings to examine pending nominations, 10:00 AM, SD-226
Thursday, February 17
Armed Services, Hearings to examine the nominations of Franklin R. Parker, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Agnes Schaefer, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, and Ravi Chaudhary, of Virginia, and Frank Calvelli, of Virginia, both to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, all of the Department of Defense, 10:00 AM, SD-G50
Budget, Hearings to examine Warrior Met, focusing on what corporate raiders are doing to workers and consumers, 11:00 AM, SH-216/VTC
Finance, Hearings to examine IRS customer service challenges, 10:00 AM, SD-215
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Hearings to examine the gaps in America’s biosecurity preparedness, 10:15 AM, SD-342/VTC
Judiciary, Business meeting to consider pending calendar business, 9:00 AM, SD-106
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