HR 1344 — expedited air passenger screenings for veterans
HR 324 — awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the First Special Service Force for superior World War II service
S 982 — prohibiting the Army Corps of Engineers from restricting fishing areas
S Con Res 16 — authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall to unveil a statue of Frederick Douglass
Convenes at 10 a.m.
Roll call votes are possible.
House Judiciary marks up a bill (HR 982) on asbestos claim transparency. 10 a.m. 2141 Rayburn
House Appropriations marks up the Fiscal 2014 Military Construction-VA appropriations bill (draft). 11 a.m. 2359 Rayburn
House Appropriations marks up a report on the revised suballocations of budget allocations for fiscal 2014. 11 a.m. 2359 Rayburn
Senate Foreign Relations marks up a bill (S 960) supporting transition of power in Syria and a resolution (S Res 143) recognizing World Press Freedom Day. 2:15 p.m. 419 Dirksen
House Rules holds a mark up to consider the rules for floor debate for a bill (HR 3) on the Keystone XL pipeline. 3 p.m. H-313 Capitol
House Foreign Affairs holds a hearing on economic issues in the Arab region, with testimony by former Secretary of State Madeline K. Albright. 9:30 a.m.2172 Rayburn
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Permanent Investigations holds a hearing on offshore profit shifting and the U.S. tax code. 9:30 a.m. 106 Dirksen
House Education and the Workforce holds a hearing on the proposed 2014 Department of Education budget, with testimony from Education Secretary Arne Duncan. 10 a.m. 2175 Rayburn
House Energy and Commerce holds a hearing on cyber-threats and security. 10 a.m. 2123 Rayburn
Senate Finance holds a hearing on 501(c)(4) applications and the IRS. 10 a.m. 215 Dirksen
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on Medicare overhaul proposals. 10 a.m. 1100 Longworth
House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health holds a hearing on legislation in veterans’ health. 10 a.m. 334 Cannon
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs holds a hearing on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s annual report to Congress, with testimony by Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew. 10:15 a.m. 538 Dirksen
Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs holds a hearing on Afghanistan’s 2014 elections. 2:45 p.m. 419 Dirksen
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.