The Senate resumes consideration of the fiscal 2013 continuing resolution. At 11:15 a.m., the Senate will hold three roll call votes: two on amendments and one on the motion to invoke cloture on the underlying CR. If cloture is invoked, the 30 hours of post-cloture debate time will run as if cloture had been invoked at 1 a.m., putting the vote for passage of the CR at Thursday morning, unless an agreement is reached to act before then.
The House continues consideration of the fiscal 2014 GOP budget measure and five alternatives.
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions marks up legislation on animal drugs and organ policy (S 330). 10 a.m., Location TBA
Environment and Public Works marks up legislation on water resources development (S 601). 10 a.m., 406 Dirksen
Finance holds a hearing on updating the Medicare and Medicaid delivery system. 9:30 a.m., 215 Dirksen
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on Superstorm Sandy recovery. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate testify. 10 a.m., 342 Dirksen
Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Science and Space holds a hearing on assessing space threats. 10 a.m., 253 Russell
Veteransí Affairs holds a hearing on mental-health care for veterans. 10 a.m., 418 Russell
Judiciary holds a hearing on the future of drones in America. 10:30 a.m., 226 Dirksen
Judiciary holds a hearing on overhauling the immigration system. 2 p.m., 226 Dirksen
Foreign Relations holds a hearing titled on counterterrorism policies and priorities. 2:15 p.m., 419 Dirksen
Commerce, Science and Transportation holds a hearing on the Federal Aviation Administrationís progress on safety initiatives. 2:30 p.m., 253 Russell
Education and the Workforce marks up legislation on the National Labor Relations Board (HR 1120). 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn
Natural Resources marks up legislation on helium (HR 527), hydropower (HR 254, HR 678), the Black HIlls Cemetery (HR 291), tribal land (HR 507), the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center (HR 588), federal land (HR 716). battlefield protection (HR 1033) and the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program (HR 1159). 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth
Oversight and Government Reform marks up legislation on the Freedom of Information Act (HR 1211), federal information security (HR 1163), the Government Accountability Office (HR 1162), federal property (HR 328), presidential library fundraising organizations (HR 1133), federal advisory committee transparency (HR 1104), federal employment (HR 249), tax accountability (HR 882), federal conference expenditures (HR 313) and others. 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn
Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law marks up legislation on executive branch regulations (HR 367) and asbestos claims (HR 982). 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn
Fiscal 2014 Appropriations
Energy-Water Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the major construction projects at the Energy Department. 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn
Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the judiciary. 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn
Defense Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on the National Guard and the Army Reserve. 10 a.m., H-140 Capitol
Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. 10 a.m., H-405 Capitol
Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee holds a hearing on NASA. 2 p.m., 2359 Capitol
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.