The House is expected to pass a bipartisan measure that would privatize the nation’s helium reserves through direct sales and periodic auctions.
After an hour for morning business, the Senate will recess for a senators-only briefing. When the chamber returns, senators will resume consideration of a bill that would allow states to require out-of-state retailers to collect sales tax on items sold to their residents.
Convenes at noon for legislative business.
First and last votes expected 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Subject to a rule:
HR 527 — Helium stewardship
Convenes 9:30 a.m.
Roll call votes possible.
S 743 — Online sales tax
Senate Judiciary marks up legislation (S 607) on electronic privacy. 9:30 a.m. 226 Dirksen
House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity marks up legislation on the GI bill (HR 357), retraining of veterans (HR 562), veteran transitions (HR 631, HR 844), homeless veterans (HR 1305), veterans employment (HR 1316, HR 1412), the Paralympics (HR 1402) and work study for veterans (HR 1453). 10 a.m. 334 Cannon
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific marks up legislation (HR 419) on Taiwan. 2 p.m. 2255 Rayburn
Senate Armed Services holds a hearing on the Navy in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 2014 and the future years defense program. 8:30 a.m. 106 Dirksen
Senate Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for NASA. 9:30 a.m. 192 Dirksen
House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for American Indians and Alaskan Natives. 9:30 a.m. B-308 Rayburn
House Ways and Means holds a hearing on federal tax provisions that affect residential real estate. 9:30 a.m. 1100 Longworth
House Foreign Affairs holds a hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget request for U.S. foreign assistance priorities and strategy. 9:45 a.m. 2172 Rayburn
House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for Department of Agriculture Rural Development. 10 a.m. 2362-A Rayburn
House Armed Services hold a hearing on the fiscal 2014 national defense authorization budget request for the Army. 10 a.m. 2118 Rayburn
House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for the Defense Health Program. 10 a.m. 2358-C Rayburn
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing “Securing Our Nation’s Prescription Drug Supply Chain.” 10 a.m. 2322 Rayburn
Senate Energy and Natural Resources holds a hearing on the effects of drought on energy and water management. 10 a.m. 366 Dirksen
House Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for the Department of Treasury. 10 a.m. 2359 Rayburn
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence holds a hearing titled “Counterterrorism Efforts to Combat a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Attack on the Homeland.” 10 a.m. 311 Cannon
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations holds a hearings on the geolocation privacy and surveillance in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. 10 a.m. 2141 Rayburn
House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services. 10 a.m. 2358-C Rayburn
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources holds a hearing “U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreement and Steps Needed for Implementation.” 10 a.m. 1324 Longworth
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power holds a hearing “Federal Impediments to Water Rights, Job Creation and Recreation: A Local Perspective.” 10 a.m. 1334 Longworth
House Oversight Subcommittee on National Security and Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs hold a joint hearing “Oversight of the Federal Government’s Procurement of Ammunition.” 10 a.m. 2154 Rayburn
House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment holds a hearing “Policy Relevant Climate Issues in Context.” 10 a.m. 2318 Rayburn
House Select Intelligence holds a closed hearing. 10 a.m. HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center
House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce holds a hearing “Help Wanted: The Small Business STEM Workforce Shortage and Immigration Reform.” 10 a.m. 2360 Rayburn
House Transportation Subcommittee on Highways and Transit holds a hearing “Implementing MAP-21 [Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century] (PL 112-141).” 10 a.m. 2167 Rayburn
House Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration. 10 a.m. 2358-A Rayburn
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet holds a hearing on the state of wireless communications. 10:30 a.m. 253 Russell
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology holds a hearing “The Lifeline Fund: Money Well Spent?” 10:30 a.m. 2123 Rayburn
House Oversight Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements holds a hearing on transparency and consumer driven market forces in U.S. health care.” 10:30 a.m. 2247 Rayburn
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice holds a hearing on a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would protect the rights of crime victims. 11:30 a.m. 2237 Rayburn
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs holds a hearing on pending legislation. 1 p.m. 1334 Longworth
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet holds a hearing “Examination of the Judicial Conduct and Disability System.” 1:30 p.m. 2141 Rayburn
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing “Transitioning to Afghan Security Lead: Protecting Afghan Women?” 2 p.m. 2118 Rayburn
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade holds a hearing “Natural Gas Exports: Economic and Geopolitical Opportunities.” 2 p.m. 2200 Rayburn
Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs holds a hearing titled “Rebalance to Asia: What Does It Mean For Democracy, Good Governance And Human Rights?” 2 p.m. 419 Dirksen
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies holds a hearing “Striking the Right Balance: Protecting Our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack and Ensuring Privacy and Civil Liberties.” 2 p.m. 311 Cannon
Senate Select Intelligence holds a closed hearing. 2:30 p.m. 219 Hart
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight holds a hearing on IRS operations and the 2013 tax return filing season. 2:30 p.m. 1100 Longworth
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining holds a hearing on pending legislation. 2:30 p.m. 366 Dirksen
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety holds a hearing “Whistleblowers and Job Safety: Are Protections Adequate to Build a Safer Workplace?” 2:30 p.m. 430 Dirksen
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces holds a hearing on defense authorization request for fiscal 2014 for national security space activities. 3:30 p.m. 2212 Rayburn