The Senate resumes consideration of the continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal 2013. At 11:15 a.m., the chamber votes on an amendment offered by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, that would increase funding for education and medical research.
The House takes up a rule for floor debate that provides for consideration of a bill that would overhaul the workforce investment system.
Convenes at 10 a.m.
Roll call votes expected.
Budget marks up a resolution setting forth a budget for fiscal 2014. 9 a.m., 608 Dirksen
Judiciary marks up legislation on an assault weapons ban (S 150) and votes on pending court nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen
Energy and Natural Resources marks up legislation. 10 a.m., 366 Dirksen
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on border security. 10 a.m., 342 Dirksen
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions holds a hearing on indexing the minimum wage. 10 a.m., 430 Dirksen
Small Business and Entrepreneurship holds a hearing on efforts to help small businesses weather economic challenges and natural disasters. 10:30 a.m., 428-A Russell
Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart
Convenes at noon for legislative business.
First and last votes expected 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Rule for floor debate:
H Res 113 ó Providing for the consideration of a bill (HR 803) that would overhaul the workforce investment system
Judiciary marks up legislation on corrections to the U.S. Code (HR 1067), fraudulent representations about military declarations or medals (HR 258), the National Park Service (HR 1068) and nuclear terrorism (HR 1073). 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn
Science, Space and Technology marks up legislation on cybersecurity (HR 756) and IT research and development (HR 967). 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn
House Administration marks up legislation on committee funding and franked mail. 3 p.m., 1310 Longworth
Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Food and Nutrition Service. 10 a.m., 2362-A Rayburn
Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Justice Department. 10 a.m., H-309 Capitol
Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Department of Energy. 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn
Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the U.S. Supreme Court. Associate Justices Anthony M. Kennedy and Stephen G. Breyer testify. 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn
Intelligence meets to consider pending business. 9:30 a.m. HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere holds a hearing on energy partnerships with Mexico and Canada. Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., testifies. 9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn
Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on management issues at the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. 10 a.m., B-308 Rayburn
Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on Social Security Administration management challenges in the current fiscally constrained environment. 10 a.m., 2358-C Rayburn
House Agriculture holds a hearing on modifications to the Dodd-Frank Act. 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth
Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations holds a hearing on legislation on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center (HR 588), federal land in Washington state (HR 716) and Cape Hatteras National Seashore (HR 819). 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth
Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations holds a hearing on regulations and their effects on small businesses. 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn
Intelligence holds a closed hearing on ongoing intelligence activities. 10 a.m., HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.