Senate Hearings

28-JUL-2021 12:00 AM — Business meeting to consider S.372, 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 that they received was below the standard of care, S.612, to require the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide certain information to medical center staff and homelessness service providers of the Department regarding the coordinated entry processes for housing and services operated under the Continuum of Care Program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, S.887, make certain improvements relating to the supply chain of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.1040, to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include veterans of World War II, S.1198, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and expand the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.1220, to amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, S.1319, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain information publicly available on one internet website of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.1863, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, S.1875, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a deadline of 180 days for the filing of claims for payment for emergency treatment furnished to veterans, S.1965, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve long-term care provided to veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.2041, to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enforce the licensure requirement for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, S.2102, to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide mammography screening for veterans who served in locations associated with toxic exposure, and S.2172, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve grants, payments, and technical assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to serve homeless veterans. (Veterans' Affairs)

28-JUL-2021 09:00 AM — Business meeting to consider S.2297, to improve global health, S.812, to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, S.Res.310, expressing solidarity with Cuban citizens demonstrating peacefully for fundamental freedoms, condemning the Cuban regime's acts of repression, and calling for the immediate release of arbitrarily detained Cuban citizens, the nominations of Gentry O. Smith, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary (Diplomatic Security), Monica P. Medina, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Rena Bitter, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary (Consular Affairs), Marc Evans Knapper, of California, to be Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Brian A. Nichols, of Rhode Island, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Western Hemisphere Affairs), Karen Erika Donfried, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary (European Affairs and Eurasian Affairs), Mary Catherine Phee, of Illinois, to be an Assistant Secretary (African Affairs), and to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation, and Anne A. Witkowsky, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary (Conflict and Stabilization Operations), and to be Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, all of the Department of State, routine lists in the Foreign Service, and other pending calendar business; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nominations of Kenneth Lee Salazar, of Colorado, to be Ambassador to the United Mexican States, Jessica Lewis, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary (Political-Military Affairs), and Donald Lu, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs, all of the Department of State, and Marcela Escobari, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. (Foreign Relations)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Alexander Hoehn-Saric, of Maryland, Mary T. Boyle, of Maryland, and Richard Trumka, Jr., of Maryland, each to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Grant T. Harris, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce. (Commerce, Science, and Transportation)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the impacts of overcrowding in our national parks on park resources and visitor experiences, focusing on strategic approaches to visitor use management. (Energy and Natural Resources)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the benefits of investing in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects. (Environment and Public Works)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine building on bipartisan retirement legislation, focusing on how Congress can help. (Finance)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Kenneth Lee Salazar, of Colorado, to be Ambassador to the United Mexican States, Jessica Lewis, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary (Political-Military Affairs), and Donald Lu, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs, all of the Department of State, and Marcela Escobari, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. (Foreign Relations)

28-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Toby J. Heytens, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, Patricia Tolliver Giles, and Michael S. Nachmanoff, both to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, Sarala Vidya Nagala, and Omar Antonio Williams, both to be a United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut, and Hampton Y. Dellinger, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice. (Judiciary)

28-JUL-2021 02:00 PM — Closed business meeting to consider pending intelligence matters. (Intelligence)

28-JUL-2021 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine U.S. trade and investment in Africa. (Foreign Relations)

28-JUL-2021 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine America's food supply chain. (Judiciary)

29-JUL-2021 09:00 AM — Business meeting to consider S.1425, to enable the Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition, and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in good faith to raise legitimate public health concerns, S.1428, to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market, and to prohibit biological product manufacturers from compensating biosimilar and interchangeable companies to delay the entry of biosimilar biological products and interchangeable biological products, S.1388, to require the Federal Trade Commission to study the role of intermediaries in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, S.1435, to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit product hopping, and the nominations of Myrna Perez, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, Jia M. Cobb, of Virginia, and Florence Y. Pan, both to be a United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, Sarah A.L. Merriam, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut, Karen McGlashan Williams, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, and Matthew G. Olsen, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice. (Judiciary)

29-JUL-2021 09:30 AM — To receive a closed briefing on the security situation on the Korean Peninsula. (Armed Services)

29-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Xochitl Torres Small, of New Mexico, to be Under Secretary for Rural Development, and Robert Farrell Bonnie, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, both of the Department of Agriculture. (Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry)

29-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine protecting Americans from debt traps by extending the military's 36% interest rate cap to everyone. (Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs)

29-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine S.375 and H.R.1192, bills to impose requirements on the payment of compensation to professional persons employed in voluntary cases commenced under title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight Management and Economic Stability Act (commonly known as "PROMESA"). (Energy and Natural Resources)

29-JUL-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Stephen A. Owens, of Arizona, Jennifer Beth Sass, of Maryland, and Sylvia E. Johnson, of North Carolina, each to be a Member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. (Environment and Public Works)

03-AUG-2021 12:00 AM — Business meeting to consider S.1486, to eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition, S.1543, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide best practices on student suicide awareness and prevention training and condition State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and tribal educational agencies receiving funds under section 520A of such Act to establish and implement a school-based student suicide awareness and prevention training policy, S.2425, to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the provision of high-quality service through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, S.2401, to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, the nominations of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, Catherine Elizabeth Lhamon, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education, Javier Ramirez, of Illinois, to be Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director, and other pending calendar business. (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions)

03-AUG-2021 09:30 AM — Hearings to examine the nomination of Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson, USA, to be general and Commander, United States Southern Command, Department of Defense. (Armed Services)

03-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — An oversight hearing to examine regulators and our financial system. (Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs)

03-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Geraldine Richmond, of Oregon, to be Under Secretary for Science, and Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, of California, to be Director of the Office of Science, both of the Department of Energy, and Cynthia Weiner Stachelberg, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior. (Energy and Natural Resources)

03-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine authorizations of use of force, focusing on administration perspectives. (Foreign Relations)

03-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine domestic terrorism and violent extremism, focusing on the threat of racially, ethnically, religiously, and politically motivated attacks. (Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

03-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine student loan bankruptcy reform. (Judiciary)

03-AUG-2021 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine protecting consumers from financial fraud and scams in the pandemic recovery economy. (Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs)

03-AUG-2021 02:30 PM — Hearings to examine toxic marketing claims and their dangers. (Commerce, Science, and Transportation)

03-AUG-2021 03:00 PM — Hearings to examine principles and practice of congressional oversight and executive privilege. (Judiciary)

04-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Hearings to examine the nominations of Amanda Howe, of Virginia, and David M. Uhlmann, of Michigan, both to be an Assistant Administrator, and Carlton Waterhouse, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, all of the Environmental Protection Agency. (Environment and Public Works)

04-AUG-2021 10:00 AM — Business meeting to consider S.J.Res.10, to repeal the authorizations for use of military force against Iraq, and other pending calendar business. (Foreign Relations)

04-AUG-2021 10:30 AM — Business meeting to consider S.1514, to expedite detainee transport to border patrol processing facilities, S.2305, to enhance cybersecurity education, S.2439, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for the responsibility of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to maintain capabilities to identify threats to industrial control systems, an original bill entitled, "Deepfake Task Force Act", an original bill entitled, "AI Training Act", an original bill entitled, "State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act", an original bill entitled, "Shadow Wolves Enhancement Act", an original bill entitled, "CISA Technical Corrections and Improvements Act", an original bill entitled, "Domains Critical to Homeland Security Act", and the nominations of Robert Luis Santos, of Texas, to be Director of the Census, Department of Commerce, and Ed Gonzalez, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security. (Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

04-AUG-2021 02:00 PM — Business meeting to consider pending calendar business. (Foreign Relations)

04-AUG-2021 03:00 PM — Hearings to examine improving veterans' employment and educational opportunities, focusing on success after service. (Veterans' Affairs)