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Today at a Glance: Dec. 12, 2012

The House will consider several measures under suspension of the rules, including bills on airport baggage screening and Department of Homeland Security audit requirements. The chamber also expects a possible motion to go to conference on the fiscal 2013 defense authorization bill.

The Senate will resume consideration of a bill that would extend for two years the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Transaction Account Guarantee program, which provides unlimited deposit insurance coverage for non-interest-bearing transaction accounts.

The House

Convenes at 10 a.m. for morning business and at noon for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Under suspension of the rules:

HR 6190 — Sale of inhalers

HR 5817 — Privacy notice requirements

S 3542 — Airport baggage screening

S 1998 — DHS audit requirements

HR 6364 — World War I observance and memorial

Possible motion to go to conference:

HR 4310 — Fiscal 2013 defense authorization

Hearing Highlights

Oversight and Government Reform hearing on human growth hormone testing in the NFL. 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

Science, Space and Technology hearing on the future of NASA. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn

The Senate

Convenes at 9:30 a.m.

Roll call votes not expected

S 3637 — FDIC Transaction Account Guarantee program

Hearing Highlights

Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure hearing on energy efficiency incentives. 10 a.m., 215 Dirksen

Veterans’ Affairs confirmation hearing on the nominations of Keith Kelly to be assistant secretary of Labor for Veterans’ Employment and Training and William S. Greenberg to be a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 10 a.m., 418 Russell

Judiciary confirmation hearing on four U.S. district court nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen

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