U.S. House of Representatives
House Floor Activity
Floor Overview
This week, the House is in district work period status and is expected to next meet for votes on March 28, 2022.
House Committee Activity
Monday, March 21
Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Hearing: A Review of Coast Guard Efforts to Improve Small Passenger Vessel Safety, 10:00 AM, Santa Barbara City Hall, Council Chambers, Santa Barbara, CA
U.S. Senate
Senate Floor Activity
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 PM on Monday, March 21, 2022.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #282, H.R.4521, America COMPETES Act.
At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.
Monday, March 21 at 5:30 PM, one roll call vote
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #282, H.R.4521, America COMPETES Act
Senate Committee Activity
Monday, March 21
Judiciary, Hearings to examine the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 11:00 AM, SH-216
Tuesday, March 22
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Hearings to examine rural quality of life, focusing on opportunities and challenges for the rural care economy, 10:00 AM, SD-430
Armed Services, Hearings to examine the nominations of William A. LaPlante, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment, and Erik Kristopher Raven, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary of the Navy, both of the Department of Defense, Musetta Tia Johnson, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and Marvin L. Adams, of Texas, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, 9:30 AM, SD-G50
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine building a resilient economy, focusing on shoring up supply, 10:15 AM, SD-538
Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Business meeting to consider S.1541, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to ensure just and reasonable charges for telephone and advanced communications services in correctional and detention facilities, S.3014, to establish the Next Generation Telecommunications Council, S.3262, to improve the efficient movement of freight at ports in the United States, S.3278, to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell or coin batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety standard to require child-resistant closures on consumer products that use such batteries, S.3296, to require the TSA to develop a plan to ensure that TSA material disseminated in major airports can be better understood by more people accessing such airports, S.3405, to require the Federal Communications Commission to issue a rule providing that certain low power television stations may be accorded primary status as Class A television licensees, S.3434, to commission a study relating to the manufacturing programs of the Department of Commerce, S.3580, to amend title 46, United States Code, with respect to prohibited acts by ocean common carriers or marine terminal operators, S.3662, to temporarily increase the cost share authority for aqueous film forming foam input-based testing equipment, S.3664, to assist in the conservation of the North Atlantic right whale by supporting and providing financial resources for North Atlantic right whale conservation programs and projects of persons with expertise required for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales, S.3785, to amend title 49, United States Code, to eliminate the restriction on veterans concurrently serving in the Offices of Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, S.3817, to improve the forecasting and understanding of tornadoes and other hazardous weather, and routine lists in the Coast Guard, 10:00 AM, SR-253
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Hearings to examine child care and preschool, focusing on cutting costs for working families, 10:00 AM, SD-430
Judiciary, Hearings to examine the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 9:00 AM, SH-216
Wednesday, March 23
Aging, Hearings to examine the importance of home-based services, focusing on an economy that cares, 10:00 AM, SD-562
Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Hearings to examine strategic competition and security cooperation in the Western Hemisphere, 2:30 PM, SR-222
Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Hearings to examine developing next-generation technology for innovation, 10:00 AM, SR-253
Environment and Public Works, Hearings to examine promoting American energy security by facilitating investments and innovation in climate solutions, 10:00 AM, SD-406
Foreign Relations, Business meeting to consider S.3666, to require reports on the adoption of a cryptocurrency as legal tender in El Salvador, S.816, to amend the Diplomatic Security Act of 1986 to provide for improved serious security incident investigations, S.3199, to promote peace and democracy in Ethiopia, S.3491, to establish a commission to reform and modernize the Department of State, S.3492, to address the importance of foreign affairs training in national security, S.3591, to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation, S.J.Res.17, requiring the advice and consent of the Senate or an Act of Congress to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty and authorizing related litigation, S.Res.427, to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements with Cambodia and to call upon all signatories to those Agreements to fulfill their commitments to secure a peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign Cambodia, S.Res.446, commending the Government of Lithuania for its resolve in increasing ties with Taiwan and supporting its firm stance against coercion by the Chinese Communist Party, S.Res.456, expressing support for a free, fair, and peaceful December 4, 2021, election in The Gambia, S.Res.473, expressing the sense of the Senate on the necessity of maintaining the United Nations arms embargo on South Sudan until conditions for peace, stability, democracy, and development exist, S.Res.503, expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People’s Republic of China should immediately guarantee the safety and freedom of tennis star Peng Shuai, S.Res.547, recognizing the 201st anniversary of Greek Independence and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States, S.Con.Res.20, condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan, Treaty Doc. 112-8, the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Chile for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital, signed in Washington on February 4, 2010, with a Protocol signed the same day, as corrected by exchanges of notes effected February 25, 2011, and February 10 and 21, 2012, and a related agreement effected by exchange of notes (the “related Agreement”) on February 4, 2010, the nominations of Deborah E. Lipstadt, of Georgia, to be Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, with the rank of Ambassador, Barbara A. Leaf, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary (Near Eastern Affairs), and Douglas T. Hickey, of Idaho, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Finland, all of the Department of State, and Maria Fabiana Jorge, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Alternate Executive Director, and Leopoldo Martinez Nucete, of Virginia, to be United States Executive Director, both of the Inter-American Development Bank, 10:00 AM, S-116
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Hearings to examine strengthening Federal mental health and substance use disorder programs, focusing on opportunities, challenges, and emerging issues, 10:00 AM, SD-430
Indian Affairs, Hearings to examine S.1397, to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, S.3168, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to modify the enforceability date for certain provisions, S.3308, to authorize the Colorado River Indian Tribes to enter into lease or exchange agreements and storage agreements relating to water of the Colorado River allocated to the Colorado River Indian Tribes, S.3443, to extend Federal recognition to the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians, S.3773, to authorize the leases of up to 99 years for land held in trust for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, and S.3789, to amend the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act to authorize grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Native Hawaiian organizations, 2:30 PM, SD-628
Judiciary, Hearings to examine the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 9:00 AM, SH-216
Veterans’ Affairs, Hearings to examine improving the VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers, 2:30 PM, SR-222
Thursday, March 24
Armed Services, Hearings to examine the posture of United States Northern Command and United States Southern Command; to be immediately followed by a closed session in SVC-217, 9:30 AM, SD-G50
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearing entitled Strengthening Oversight and Equity in the Appraisal Process, 10:00 AM, SD-538
Judiciary, Hearings to examine the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 9:00 AM, SH-216
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