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
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.