Senate Hearings

22-MAY-2019 09:00 AM — Closed business meeting to markup the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. (Armed Services)

22-MAY-2019 09:30 AM — Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2020 for the Department of the Interior. (Appropriations)

22-MAY-2019 09:30 AM — Hearings to examine aging and disability in the 21st century, focusing on how technology can help maintain health and quality of life. (Aging)

22-MAY-2019 09:45 AM — Hearings to examine legislation to address the risks associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). (Environment and Public Works)

22-MAY-2019 10:00 AM — Closed hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2020 for the Missile Defense Agency. (Appropriations)

22-MAY-2019 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Michael S. Bogren, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan, Stephanie Dawkins Davis, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, Jason K. Pulliam, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas, Frank William Volk, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia, and David Austin Tapp, of Kentucky, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims. (Judiciary)

22-MAY-2019 10:15 AM — Closed hearings to examine the reconciliation process in Afghanistan. (Foreign Relations)

22-MAY-2019 01:45 PM — Business meeting to consider S.178, to condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China, S.249, to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, S.1025, to provide humanitarian relief to the Venezuelan people and Venezuelan migrants, to advance a constitutional and democratic solution to Venezuela's political crisis, to address Venezuela's economic reconstruction, to combat public corruption, narcotics trafficking, and money laundering, S.1340, to authorize activities to combat the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, H.R.31, to require certain additional actions in connection with the national emergency with respect to Syria, S.Res.74, marking the fifth anniversary of Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity by honoring the bravery, determination, and sacrifice of the people of Ukraine during and since the Revolution, and condemning continued Russian aggression against Ukraine, S.Res.81, calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov, S.Res.135, expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and valor by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending those individuals for leadership and bravery in an operation that helped bring an end to World War II, S.Res.184, condemning the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, offering sincere condolences to the victims, to their families and friends, and to the people and nation of Sri Lanka, and expressing solidarity and support for Sri Lanka, S.Res.188, encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, the nominations of Jeffrey L. Eberhardt, of Wisconsin, to be Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, with the rank of Ambassador, Bridget A. Brink, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the Slovak Republic, Kenneth A. Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, Matthew S. Klimow, of New York, to be Ambassador to Turkmenistan, and John Jefferson Daigle, of Louisiana, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Cabo Verde, all of Department of State, a routine list in the Foreign Service, and other pending calendar business. (Foreign Relations)

22-MAY-2019 02:00 PM — Hearings to examine the economic impacts of the 2020 Census and business uses of Federal data. (Joint Economic Committee)

22-MAY-2019 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine reauthorization of the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy. (Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

22-MAY-2019 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine S.123, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a contract or other agreement with a third party to review appointees in the Veterans Health Administration who had a license terminated for cause by a State licensing board for care or services rendered at a non-Veterans Health Administration facility and to provide individuals treated by such an appointee with notice if it is determined that an episode of care or services to which they received was below the standard of care, S.221, to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Under Secretary of Health to report major adverse personnel actions involving certain health care employees to the National Practitioner Data Bank and to applicable State licensing boards, S.318, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish medically necessary transportation for newborn children of certain women veterans, S.450, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to expedite the onboarding process for new medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to reduce the duration of the hiring process for such medical providers, S.514, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, S.524, to establish the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs, S.711, to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for mental health services from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, S.746, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities, S.785, to improve mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.805, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the processing of veterans benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to limit the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover overpayments made by the Department and other amounts owed by veterans to the United States, to improve the due process accorded veterans with respect to such recovery, S.850, to extend the authorization of appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs for purposes of awarding grants to veterans service organizations for the transportation of highly rural veterans, S.857, to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of special pension for Medal of Honor recipients, S.980, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of services for homeless veterans, S.1101, to ensure that only licensed health care providers furnish disability examinations under a certain Department of Veterans Affairs pilot program for use of contract physicians for disability examinations, S.1154, to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish an advisory committee on the implementation by the Department of Veterans Affairs of an electronic health record, an original bill entitled, "Janey Ensminger Act of 2019", and an original bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to continue to pay educational assistance or subsistence allowances to eligible persons when educational institutions are temporarily closed. (Veterans' Affairs)

23-MAY-2019 09:00 AM — Closed business meeting to markup the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. (Armed Services)

23-MAY-2019 09:30 AM — Hearings to examine resources needed to protect and secure the homeland. (Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

23-MAY-2019 09:45 AM — Hearings to examine the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act in action, focusing on the benefits of economic diplomacy. (Foreign Relations)

24-MAY-2019 09:30 AM — To receive a briefing with the House Committee on Financial Services on trade-based money laundering. (Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe)

29-MAY-2019 09:00 AM — To receive a briefing with the House Committee on Financial Services on curbing corruption through corporate transparency and collaboration, focusing on the British model. (Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe)