Today at a Glance: Dec. 19, 2012
The House will consider several measures under suspension of the rules, including bills on public health security and preparedness programs, infant mortality, child abuse and administrative leave for government employees.
The Senate will resume consideration of the emergency supplemental appropriations bill that would help communities hit by Superstorm Sandy. Republican Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas and Jon Kyl of Arizona will deliver retirement speeches.
Convenes 10 a.m. for morning business.
Convenes at noon for legislative business.
HR 1509 — Prohibiting Social Security account numbers on Medicare cards
HR 1845 — Study on intravenous immune globulin for Medicare beneficiaries
HR 6655 — Establishing a commission on child abuse and neglect
HR 6016 — Administrative leave requirements for government employees
S 3564 — Extending the Public Interest Declassification Act for two years
Judiciary will mark up a bill to provide for the exchange of information related to trade enforcement. 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn
Armed Services will hold a hearing on the situation in the Congo. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn
Intelligence will hold a closed hearing about ongoing intelligence activities. 10 a.m., HVC-304 Capitol Visitor Center
Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions will hold a hearing on multiemployer pension plans. 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn
Convenes at 9:30 a.m.
No votes expected.
HR 1 — Superstorm Sandy aid
Veterans’ Affairs will vote 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. Time TBA, S 216 Capitol
Foreign Relations will hold a closed briefing on the attack in Benghazi, Libya. 8:30 a.m., SVC-217 Capitol Visitor Center
Judiciary will hold a hearing on voting rights. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing on consumer credit reports. 10 a.m., 538 Dirksen