The House completes consideration of a bill that would prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from taking any action until questions about recess appointments used to install a majority of its members are resolved.
The Senate is not in session.
Convenes at 10 a.m. for legislative business.
First and last votes expected 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ways and Means holds a hearing on the presidentís budget request for the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies. 9 a.m., 1100 Longworth
Armed Services holds a hearing on the defense authorization budget request for the Air Force. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn
Fiscal 2014 Appropriations
Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Drug Enforcement Administration. 10 a.m., H-309 Capitol
Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn
Military Construction-VA Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. 10:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn
Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency holds a hearing on the effects of the sequester on homeland security. 9 a.m., 311 Cannon
Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee holds an oversight hearing on the National Park Service. 9:30 a.m., B-308 Rayburn
Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power holds a hearing on draft legislation that would prohibit the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion. 9:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations holds a hearing on legislation (HR 1208) that would establish the Manhattan Project National Park in Tennessee, New Mexico and Washington. 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.