Today at a Glance: Dec. 12, 2012
The House will consider several measures under suspension of the rules, including bills on airport baggage screening and Department of Homeland Security audit requirements. The chamber also expects a possible motion to go to conference on the fiscal 2013 defense authorization bill.
The Senate will resume consideration of a bill that would extend for two years the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Transaction Account Guarantee program, which provides unlimited deposit insurance coverage for non-interest-bearing transaction accounts.
Convenes at 10 a.m. for morning business and at noon for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Under suspension of the rules:
Possible motion to go to conference:
— Fiscal 2013 defense authorization
Oversight and Government Reform hearing on human growth hormone testing in the NFL. 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn
Science, Space and Technology hearing on the future of NASA. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn
Convenes at 9:30 a.m.
Roll call votes not expected
— FDIC Transaction Account Guarantee program
Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure hearing on energy efficiency incentives. 10 a.m., 215 Dirksen
Veterans’ Affairs confirmation hearing on the nominations of Keith Kelly to be assistant secretary of Labor for Veterans’ Employment and Training and William S. Greenberg to be a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 10 a.m., 418 Russell
Judiciary confirmation hearing on four U.S. district court nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen