Unless the Senate reaches an agreement Wednesday, the chamber will vote to invoke cloture Thursday morning on the motion to proceed to a measure that would require background checks on all firearm sales.
The House considers a measure on hydropower development.
Convenes at 9:30 a.m.
Roll call votes possible.
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up draft legislation on mental health issues and votes on Jenny R. Yang to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other nominations. 10 a.m., 430 Dirksen
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on border security. 9:30 a.m., 342 Dirksen
Budget holds a hearing on the confirmation of the Sylvia M. Burwell to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. 10:30 a.m., 608 Dirksen
Foreign Relations holds a closed briefing concerning an intelligence update on Syria. 11 a.m., SVC-217 Capitol Visitor Center
Aging holds a hearing on tax-related identity theft. 2 p.m., 562 Dirksen
Indian Affairs holds a hearing on barriers to Indian housing development. 2:15 p.m., 628 Dirksen
Commerce, Science and Transportation holds a hearing on expanding the Panama Canal. 2:30 p.m., 253 Russell
Judiciary holds a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan to be a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. 2:30 p.m., 226 Dirksen
Intelligence marks up legislation (HR 624) that would provide for the sharing of certain cyber-threat intelligence between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities. 2 p.m., HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center
Rules meets to consider rules for floor debate for legislation (HR 1120) on the National Labor Relations Board. 3 p.m., H-313 Capitol
Fiscal 2014 Appropriations
Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Small Business Administration. 10 a.m., H-309 Capitol
Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the U.S. Capitol Police. 10 a.m., HT-2 Capitol
Defense Appropriations Subcommittee holds an oversight hearing on U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Forces Korea. 9 a.m., H-140 Capitol
Oversight and Government Reform holds a hearing on accountability in U.S. foreign assistance. 9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn
Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity holds a hearing on veterans economic opportunity bills. 10 a.m., 334 Cannon
Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations holds a hearing on spending oversight at the Justice Department. 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn
Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight holds a hearing on government operations at the debt limit. 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth
Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance holds a hearing on the future of the Federal Housing Administration. 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power holds a hearing on legislation (HR 3) that would permit the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn
Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education holds a hearing on science, technology, engineering and math education. 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn
Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on regulatory approaches to foster economic growth. 10 a.m., 2358-C Rayburn
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade holds a hearing on U.S. auto manufacturing issues. 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.