Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 18, 2016

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 18, 2016

April 14, 2016  | Jeff Davis

Tuesday, April 19 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security – subcommittee hearing examining CBP priorities including investments in port of entry infrastructure – 10:00 a.m., 311 Cannon.

Tuesday, April 19 – House Appropriations – full committee business meeting to consider draft FY 2017 appropriations bills for Agriculture and for Energy and Water Development – 10:30 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.

Tuesday, April 19 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing – subcommittee business meeting to consider a draft FY 2017 Transportation-HUD appropriations bill – 10:30 a.m., SD-192 Dirksen.

Tuesday, April 19 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Transportation Security – subcommittee hearing on securing pipeline infrastructure (witness list here) – 2:00 p.m., 311 Cannon.

Wednesday, April 20 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee business meeting to mark up H.R. 4937, the pipeline safety bill (bill text and summary here)- 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Wednesday, April 20 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee – subcommittee hearing on the state of the U.S. maritime industry focusing on stakeholder perspectives (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Wednesday, April 20 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing on new approaches and technologies to improve water supply (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

Thursday, April 21 – Senate Appropriations – full committee business meeting to consider draft FY 2017 appropriations bills for Commerce-Justice-Science and Transportation-HUD – 10:00 a.m., SD-106 Dirksen.

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