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Today at a Glance: Feb 14, 2013

The Senate resumes consideration the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be Defense secretary.

The House takes up a resolution providing for the consideration of a bill that would eliminate the statutory pay adjustment for federal employees.

Senate

Convenes at 10 a.m.

Roll call votes possible.

Markups

Foreign Relations marks up a draft bill on North Korean nonproliferation. 10 a.m., S-116 Capitol

Judiciary marks up pending legislation and votes on pending nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen

Hearings

Appropriations holds a hearing on the effects of the sequester on federal departments and agencies. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, House and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Defense Deputy Secretary Ashton B. Carter testify. 9:30 a.m., 216 Hart

Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry holds a hearing on the effects of weather disasters on agriculture. 9:30 a.m., 328-A Russell

Finance holds a hearing on health insurance exchanges. 9:30 a.m., 215 Dirksen

Armed Services holds a confirmation hearing on pending military nominations. 10 a.m., G-50 Dirksen

Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs holds a hearing on implementation of a financial system overhaul. 10:30 a.m., 538 Dirksen

Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart

The following committees meet to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress:

Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry ó 9:30 a.m., 328-A Russell

Environment and Public Works ó 10 a.m., 406 Dirksen

Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs ó 10:30 a.m., 538 Dirksen

House

Convenes at noon for legislative business.

First and last votes expected 2:45-3:45 p.m.

Under a special rule:

H Res 66 ó Providing for the consideration of a bill to eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for federal employees (HR 273)

Hearings

Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations holds a closed hearing on embassy security. 9:30 a.m., H-140 Capitol

Ways and Means holds a hearing on the itemized deduction for charitable contributions. 9:30 a.m., 1100 Longworth

Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development holds a hearing on proposed fiscal 2014 appropriations. 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn

Foreign Affairs holds a hearing on the crisis in Mali. 10 a.m., 2170 Rayburn

Armed Services holds a hearing on building partnerships to meet 21st-century challenges. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn

Natural Resources holds a hearing on the federal helium program and legislation to privatize it (HR 527). 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth

Intelligence holds a hearing titled on cyber-threats. 10 a.m., HVC-210 Capitol Visitor Center

Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment holds a hearing on environmental progress. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn

Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education holds a hearing on innovation and student achievement. 10 a.m., 2261 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade holds a hearing on U.S. manufacturing. 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn

Veteransí Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity holds a hearing on post-9/11 GI bill claims. 10 a.m., 334 Cannon

Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections holds a hearing on the sequester and the WARN Act. 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn

Oversight and Government Reform holds a hearing on a report on New Yorkís Medicaid program. 10:15 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on the Medicare physician payment system. 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn

Oversight and Government Reform holds a hearing on the Government Accountability Office high-risk list. 10:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

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