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The Senate convenes only for morning business and then recesses for the weekly caucus lunches.
The House considers a bill to reauthorize programs related to medical disaster and emergency response programs.House
Convenes at 10 a.m. for morning business and noon for legislative business. First and last votes expected 2 to 2:30 p.m.
Under suspension of the rules:
HR 307 — Reauthorizing medical disaster and emergency response programsMarkups
Energy and Commerce marks up several bills, including on EMTs, pediatric research and hydropower. 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn
Rules marks up a bill ensuring payment of the government’s obligations until May 19. 2 p.m., H-313 CapitolHearings
Veterans’ Affairs meets to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress. 10 a.m., 334 Cannon
Energy and Commerce meets to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress. 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn
Armed Services holds a closed, classified briefing on Afghanistan-Pakistan operations and intelligence. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn
Oversight and Government Reform meets to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress. 12:30 p.m., 2154 Rayburn
Oversight and Government Reform holds a hearing on government IT strategy. 1 p.m., 2154 Rayburn
Ways and Means holds a hearing on the debt limit. 1:30 p.m., 1100 Longworth
Education and Workforce meets to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress. 2 p.m., 2175 RayburnSenate
Convenes at 10 a.m.
Recesses for weekly caucus lunches from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m.Hearing
Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart