Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Capitol Hill Calendar: Nov 19-21, 2013


Energy and Environment hearings

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
5:00 p.m. 2123 Rayburn
Markup on H.R. 3301, the "North American Energy Infrastructure Act", 5 p.m.

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES
Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance
1:30 p.m. 2128 Rayburn
Hearing entitled "Implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012: Protecting Taxpayers and Homeowners", 1:30 p.m.

HOUSE HOMELAND SECURITY
Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security
10:00 a.m. 311 Cannon
Hearing entitled "What Does a Secure Maritime Border Look Like?", 10 a.m.

HOUSE RULES
3:00 p.m. H-313 Capitol
Hearing on H.R. 1900, the "Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act", 3 p.m., H-313 Capitol.

HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
10:00 a.m. 2167 Rayburn (202) 225-6715
Hearing entitled "How Autonomous Vehicles Will Shape the Future of Surface Transportation", 10 a.m.

HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management
10:00 a.m. 2253 Rayburn (202) 225-3014
Hearing entitled "Federal Triangle South: Redeveloping Underutilized Federal Property Through Public Private Partnerships", 10 a.m.
  
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Energy and Power
10:00 a.m 2123 Rayburn
Markup on H.R. 3301, the "North American Energy Infrastructure Act", 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
3:30 p.m. SD-366
To hold hearings to examine S. 182, to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Anchorage, Alaska, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversion interest to the City, S. 483, to designate the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area in the State of California, S. 771, to provide to the Secretary of the Interior a mechanism to cancel contracts for the sale of materials CA-20139 and CA-22901, S. 776, to establish the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness in the State of New Mexico, to provide for the conveyance of certain parcels of National Forest System land in the State, S. 841, to designate certain Federal land in the San Juan National Forest in the State of Colorado as wilderness, S. 1305, to provide for the conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado, S. 1341, to modify the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program as the program applies to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, S. 1414, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, S. 1415, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, S. 1479, to address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System land and public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and S. 339, to facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, 3:30 p.m., SD-366.
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
:00 2322 Rayburn
Hearing on H.R. 2012, a bill to improve the integrity and safety of interstate horseracing, and for other purposes, 10 a.m., 2322, Rayburn.

HOUSE NATURAL RESOURCES
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
10:00 a.m. 1324 Longworth
Hearing on the following measures: H.R. 3286 the "Protecting States, Opening National Parks Act"; H.R. 3294, the "State-Run Federal Lands Act"; H.R. 3311, the "Providing Access and Retain Continuity Act"; H.R. 3492, to provide for the use of hand-propelled vessels in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the National Elk Refuge, and for other purposes; H.R. 915, to authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.

SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION
2:30 p.m. SR-253
To hold hearings to examine the nominations of Paul Nathan Jaenichen, Sr., of Kentucky, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration, and Debra L. Miller, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board, both of the Department of Transportation, and Arun Madhavan Kumar, of California, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Promotion and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.

SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
9:30 a.m. SD-366
Business meeting to consider S. 258, to amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the management of grazing leases and permits,S. 364, to establish the Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Management Area, to designate certain Federal land as wilderness, and to improve the management of noxious weeds in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, S. 715, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to use designated funding to pay for construction of authorized rural water projects, S. 782, to amend Public Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, S. 974, to provide for certain land conveyances in the State of Nevada, S. 995, to authorize the National Desert Storm Memorial Association to establish the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial as a commemorative work in the District of Columbia, S. 1044, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on D-Day, June 6, 1944, S. 1252, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Mississippi River and the Trout River in the State of Vermont, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, H.R. 507, to provide for the conveyance of certain land inholdings owned by the United States to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, H.R. 697, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in Clark County, Nevada, for the environmental remediation and reclamation of the Three Kids Mine Project Site, H.R. 862, to authorize the conveyance of two small parcels of land within the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest containing private improvements that were developed based upon the reliance of the landowners in an erroneous survey conducted in May 1960, H.R. 876, to authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho, and D1103H.R. 1033, to authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under the American Battlefield Protection Program, 9:30 a.m., SD-366.

SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS
10:15 a.m. SD-406
Oversight hearing to examine the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) implementation of the Fukushima Near-Term Task Force recommendations and other actions to enhance and maintain nuclear safety, 10:15 a.m., SD-406.

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