Today at a Glance: Dec. 5, 2012
The House will consider several measures under a suspension of the rules, including measures on
Internet governance, naturalization for armed forces support staff and patent law treaties.
The Senate will begin consideration of the
U.S.-Russia trade bill. The chamber is expected to proceed to executive session to consider two nominations. House
Convenes at 9 a.m. for legislative business.
First and last votes expected 11 a.m.-noon
Under suspension of the rules
Draft resolution — providing for concurrence in the Senate amendments to the Coast Guard authorization ( HR 2838), with an amendment
— sense of Congress on Internet governance S Con Res 50
— Secret Service protection for former presidents and their children HR 6620
— national observances, ceremonies and organizations HR 6602
— reporting requirement for a DNA identification grant program HR 6605
— naturalization requirements for armed forces support staff HR 6223
— implementing patent law treaties S 3486
— striking the word “lunatic” from federal law S 2367
Natural Resources markup of three bills, including one to establish a commission on the observance of the centennial of World War I. 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia hearing on the regional influence of Iran. 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn Senate
Convenes at 9:30 a.m.
Roll call votes possible
— U.S.-Russia trade bill HR 6156
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions markup of a bill that would amend educational privacy law to allow foster care administrations access to student records. 10 a.m., 430 Dirksen
Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security hearing on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. 10 a.m., 192 Dirksen
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