Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 7,  2018

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 7, 2018

May 03, 2018  | Jeff Davis

Monday, May 7 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development – subcommittee business meeting to mark up draft FY 2019 Energy and Water appropriations (text of draft bill is here) – 5:30 p.m., 2362-B Rayburn.

Tuesday, May 8 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security – subcommittee hearing on the safe integration of UAS in the airspace (witness list here) – 10:15 a.m., SR-253 Russell.

Tuesday, May 8 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation – subcommittee hearing on new maritime technologies (witness list and summary memo here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

Tuesday, May 8 – House Energy and Commerce – Subcommittee on Environment – subcommittee hearing on the policy implications of electric and conventional vehicles sharing the road (witness list here) – 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.

Tuesday, May 8 – Senate Appropriations – Subcommittee on Homeland Security – subcommittee hearing on the FY 2019 Homeland Security budget request (Sec. Nielsen to testify) – 2:30 p.m., SD-192 Dirksen.

Wednesday, May 9 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing on S. __, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (witness list is here bill text is here, and section-by-section summary is here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

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