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Time (EST) Session
9/16
3:00 pm
Business Meeting: H.R. ____American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act; H.R. ____Jobs for America Act Committee on Rules:
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: Full Committee hearing Tiversa Inc.: White Knight or Hi-Tech Protection Racket?" Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: Global Efforts to Fight Ebola Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: H.R. 4526 the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Power
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: To review the implementation of Section 4022 of the Agricultural Act of 2014: Pilot projects to reduce dependency and increase work requirements and work effort under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Committee on Agriculture:
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: Worldwide Threats to the Homeland. Committee on Homeland Security:
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: The Administrations Climate Plan: Failure by Design Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: Chapter 12 of Title 17 Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
9/17
10:00 am
Hearing: Hearing 1 The Select Committee on Benghazi:
9/17
10:15 am
Hearing: Chairman Tiberi Announces Hearing on Private Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
9/17
10:15 am
Hearing: Oversight of FCC Budget and Management Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
9/17
10:30 am
Markup: General Services Administration Capital Investment and Leasing Program ResolutionsH.R. 5449 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014H.R. 5146 To designate the United States courthouse located at 700 Grant Street in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania as the "Joseph F. Weis Jr. United States Courthouse"H.R. 5448 John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2014H.R. 5266 To reauthorize the National Estuary Programs and for other purposesH.R. 4926 To designate the "James L. Ober Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
9/17
11:00 am
Business Meeting: Members' Day Hearing on Proposed Changes for the 114th Congress Committee on Rules: Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House
9/17
12:00 pm
Hearing: Scheduling Manipulation and Veteran Deaths in Phoenix: Examination of the OIG’s Final Report Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Full Committee
9/17
1:00 pm
Hearing: "Is the FCC Responding to the Needs of Small Business and Rural America?” Committee on Small Business: Full Committee
9/17
1:30 pm
Hearing: Cross-Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs? Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
9/17
2:00 pm
Markup: H. Res. 714 Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
9/17
2:00 pm
Hearing: The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of Missing E-mails Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs
9/17
2:00 pm
Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5066, H.R. 5176 Committee on Natural Resources:
9/17
2:30 pm
Hearing: A New Era of U.S.-China Relations? Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
9/17
4:00 pm
Business Meeting: Resolution Authorizing the Chairman to Issue Subpoenas Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Oversight
9/18
8:00 am
Hearing: Threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al-Qa'ida, and other Islamic extremists House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee
9/18
11:00 am
Hearing: Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
9/18
11:00 am
Hearing: "Examining ObamaCare's Failures in Security Accountability and Transparency." Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:
9/18
11:00 am
Hearing: The Science of Dyslexia Committee on Science, Space, and Technology:
9/18
11:00 am
Markup: Markup on TBD Committee on Natural Resources:
9/18
11:15 am
Hearing: The Administrations Strategy for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ISIL Committee on Armed Services:
9/18
11:30 am
Hearing: The ISIS Threat: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee
9/18
11:30 am
Hearing: The benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural America Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry
9/18
11:30 am
Hearing: Suicide Prevention and Treatment: Helping Loved Ones in Mental Health Crisis Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
9/18
1:00 pm
Hearing: An Update on the Small Business Health Options Program: Is It Working for Small Businesses?" Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Health and Technology
9/18
2:00 pm
Hearing: Oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
9/18
2:00 pm
Hearing: "Protecting International Religious Freedom" Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security
9/18
2:00 pm
Hearing: Safeguarding Privacy and Civil Liberties While Keeping our Skies Safe. Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Transportation Security
9/18
2:00 pm
Hearing: U.S. Census Bureau: Addressing Data Collection Vulnerabilities Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census
9/18
3:00 pm
Hearing: The Struggles of Recovering Assets for Holocaust Survivors Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
9/18
3:00 pm
Hearing: Unaccompanied Alien Children: Pressing the Administration for a Strategy Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
9/19
8:00 am
Hearing: Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Personnel
9/19
9:00 am
Hearing: 21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health
9/19
9:00 am
Hearing: The Department of Defense Excess Property Program in Support of U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies:An Overview of DOD Authorities Roles Responsibilities and Implementation of Section 1033 of the 1997 National Defense Authorization Act Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
9/19
9:15 am
Hearing: Ongoing Oversight: Monitoring the Activities of the Justice Departments Civil Tax and Environment and Natural Resources Divisions and the U.S. Trustee Program Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
9/19
9:30 am
Hearing: Oversight of the DHS Headquarters Project at St. Elizabeths: Impact on the Taxpayer." Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency
9/19
9:30 am
Hearing: A Model of Inefficiency: VA’s Poorly-Managed Land-Use Agreements Cause Tremendous Waste Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations
9/19
10:00 am
Hearing: Islamist Foreign Fighters Returning Home and the Threat to Europe Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
9/19
10:00 am
Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4924 Committee on Natural Resources:
10/1
10:00 am
Hearing: Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody Committee on Foreign Affairs: Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
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Time Session
3:52 P.M. - The House adjourned pursuant to a previous special order. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on September 15, 2014.
3:52 P.M. - On motion to adjourn Agreed to by voice vote.
3:52 P.M. - Mr. Sherman moved that the House do now adjourn.
1:41 P.M. - SPECIAL ORDER SPEECHES - The House has concluded all anticipated legislative business and has proceeded to Special Order speeches.
1:34 P.M. - ONE MINUTE SPEECHES - The House proceeded with further one minute speeches.
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Roll Date Bill Result Title/Description
496 09-11 H R 5161 Passed E-LABEL Act
495 09-11 H R 3522 Passed To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes
494 09-11 H R 3522 Failed To authorize health insurance issuers to continue to offer for sale current group health insurance coverage in satisfaction of the minimum essential health insurance coverage requirement, and for other purposes
493 09-10 H R 4751 Passed To make technical corrections to Public Law 110-229 to reflect the renaming of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and for other purposes
492 09-10 H R 2678 Passed To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10360 Southwest 186th Street in Miami, Florida, as the “Larcenia J. Bullard Post Office Building”.

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