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Today at a Glance: March 13, 2013

The Senate resumes consideration of the continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal 2013.

The House considers a bill, under a closed rule, that would prohibit waivers relating to compliance with the work requirements for welfare programs.


Convenes at 9:30 a.m.

Roll call votes possible:

HR 933 — Fiscal 2013 continuing resolution


Budget marks up a resolution setting forth a budget for fiscal 2014. 2 p.m., 608 Dirksen


Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel holds a hearing on sexual assault in the military. 10 a.m., 216 Hart

Foreign Relations holds a closed hearing on strategic counterterrorism. 10 a.m., SVC-217 Capitol Visitor Center

Veterans’ Affairs holds a hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs claims process. 10 a.m., 418 Russell

Judiciary holds a hearing reviewing the Openness Promotes Effectiveness in Our National Government Act. 10:30 a.m., 226 Dirksen

Aging holds a hearing on Jamaican phone fraud targeting seniors. 2 p.m., 562 Dirksen

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on the costs and effects of crisis budgeting. 2:30 p.m., 342 Dirksen


Convenes at noon for legislative business.

First votes expected 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Last votes expected 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Under a closed rule:

HR 890 — Work requirements for welfare programs


Budget marks up the fiscal 2014 budget resolution. 10 a.m., 210 Cannon

Rules considers rules for floor debate for a workforce investment bill (HR 803). 3 p.m., H-313 Capitol

Fiscal 2014 Appropriations

Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on water infrastructure. 9:30 a.m., B-308 Rayburn

Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on food safety and inspection. 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn

Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on Hurricane Sandy funding. 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn

Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing. 10 a.m., 2358-C Rayburn

Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on NASA. 11 a.m., H-309 Capitol

Military Construction-VA Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing. 2:45 p.m., H-309 Capitol


Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry holds a hearing national forest management. 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth

Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel holds a hearing on the effect of the continuing resolution and sequester on military personnel programs. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn

Education and the Workforce holds a hearing on federal student loan programs. 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing on Energy Department nuclear weapons oversight. 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn

Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance holds a hearing on the Federal Housing Administration. 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn

Homeland Security holds a hearing on cybersecurity. 10 a.m., 311 Cannon

Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice holds a hearing on litigation abuse. 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn

Natural Resources holds a hearing on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth

Oversight and Government Reform holds a hearing on open government. 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn

Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research holds a hearing on philanthropic and industry initiatives for STEM education. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn

Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management holds a hearing on FBI headquarters consolidation. 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn

Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on VA physician staffing. 10 a.m., 340 Cannon

Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade holds a hearing on U.S.-India trade relations. 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on the 2010 health care overhaul law. 10:15 a.m., 2123 Rayburn

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