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10 a.m. DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS — House Democrats to hold press availability after Democratic Caucus meeting. Time approcximate. Subject: "House Republicans' 50th Vote To Undermine and Repeal the Affordable Care Act." With Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34); Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Joe Crowley (NY-14).

Location: HVC-210 alcove stakeout location.

Contacts: James Gleeson, 202-225-7295

10 a.m. HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP STAKEOUT — Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH); Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA); Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA); Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA); Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS); Representative Doug Collins (R-GA). CONTACT: Conference Communications Office 202-226-9000

Location: RNC Lobby.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. PROMOTINGPRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE — The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, will speak on issues relating to how privacy is essential to both freedom and innovation, in a presentation to the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus this week. The event will be co-hosted by Representatives Joe Barton and Diana DeGette, co-chairs of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus.

Location: 2218 Rayburn.

Contacts: Sean Brown (Rep Barton) (202) 225-2002

Trell Huether (416-326-3939)




10 p.m. — the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

LEGISLATION: H.R. 4118 - Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Ways and Means Committee) Begin Consideration of H.R. 3826 - Electricity Security and Affordability Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Ed Whitfield / Energy and Commerce Committee).

POSTPONED VOTES on H.R. 2126 and H.R. 938.



9:30 a.m. OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM — "The IRS: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs."

Location: 2154 Rayburn.,

10 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture. Witnesses: Phyllis Fong, Inspector General, Department of Agriculture; Karen Ellis, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Department of Agriculture; Gil Harden, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Department of Agriculture.

Location: 2362-A Rayburn.

10 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Budget Hearing - Library of Congress. Witnesses: Dr. James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress; Robert Dizard, Deputy Librarian of Congress.

Location: HT-2 The Capitol.

10 a.m. ARMED SERVICES — The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Budget Requests from the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command. and ADDED: Pacific Command. Witnesses: Witnesses: General Lloyd J. Austin III, USA, Commander, U.S. Central Command; General David M. Rodriguez, USA, Commander, U.S. Africa Command. ADDED: Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, USN, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command.

Location: 2118 Rayburn.

10 a.m. EDUCATION & THE WORKFORCE — Full Committee Hearing: "Culture of Union Favoritism: The Return of the NLRBs Ambush Election Rule."

Location: 2175 Rayburn.


10 a.m. ENERGY AND COMMERCE — Reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act. Witnesses: Marci Burdick, Senior Vice President of Broadcasting, Schurz Communications, Inc.; Michael Powell, President and CEO, National Cable and Telecommunications Association; Mike Palkovic, Executive Vice President, Services and Operations, DIRECTV; Matt Zinn, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, TiVo.

Location: 2123 Rayburn.

10 a.m. FINANCIAL SERVICES — Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Hearing entitled "Data Security: Examining Efforts to Protect Americans Financial Information. Panel I: William Noonan, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigation Division, Cyber Operations, United States Secret Service; Larry Zelvin, Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Panel II: Troy Leach, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council; Greg Garcia, Advisor, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center; David Fortney, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Development, The Clearing House Payments Company; Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. PIRG.

Location: 2128 Rayburn.

10 a.m. FOREIGN AFFAIRS — Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Hearing, "Threats to Israel: Terrorist Funding and Trade Boycotts." Witnesses: Edwin Black, author; David Pollack, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Steven Peries, senior partner, Peries Law Firm P.C. Event link:

Location: 2172 Rayburn.

10 a.m. TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE — Overview of Public-Private Partnerships for Highway and Transit Projects. UPDATED WITNESS LIST: Joseph Kile, Assistant Director for Microeconomic Studies, Congressional Budget Office; James M. Bass, Interim Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Texas Department of Transportation; Phillip Washington, General Manager, Regional Transportation District; Richard A. Fierce, Senior Vice President, Fluor; on behalf of Associated General Contractors of America.

Location: 2167 Rayburn.

10 a.m. TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE — The Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a roundtable policy discussion on Wednesday to review how the Federal Aviation Administration can best utilize the data from the six unmanned aircraft system test ranges.

Location: 2255 Rayburn.

10:30 a.m. JUDICIARY — Markup of H.R. ____, The "Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enforcements (ENFORCE) Act"; H.R. 3732, The "Immigration Compliance Enforcement (ICE) Act"; H.R. 3973, The "Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014."

Location: 2141 Rayburn.

11 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Budget Hearing - Government Accountability Office. Witness: Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office.

Location: HT-2 The Capitol.

1 p.m. SMALL BUSINESS — Committee on Small Business will hold markups on: H.R. 2432, "Women's Procurement Program Equalization Act of 2013." The legislation's original sponsor is Ms. Velazquez (D-NY). H.R. 4121 "Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2014." The legislation's original sponsor is Ms. Velazquez (D-NY). H.R. 4093, "Greater Opportunities for Small Business Act of 2014." H.R. 776 "Security in Bonding Act of 2013." H.R. 2882, "Improving Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Act of 2013." The Legislation's original co-sponsors are Mr. Coffman, (R-CO), Chairman Sam Graves, (R-MO), Mr. Miller, (R-FL), Mr. Flores, (R-TX), Mr. Hanna, (R-NY), and Mr. Connolly, (D-VA). H.R. 4094, "Contracting Data and Bundling Accountability Act of 2014." H.R. 2751, "Commonsense Construction Contracting Act of 2013." The legislation's original co-sponsors are Mr. Hanna, (R-NY), Chairman Sam Graves, (R-MO), Ms. Meng, (D-NY).

Location: 2360 Rayburn.

2 p.m. COMMITTEE ON THE BUDGET — Full committee hearing on The President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. Witness: Sylvia M. Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget.

Location: 210 Cannon.

2 p.m. FINANCIAL SERVICES — Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing entitled "The Growth of Financial Regulation and its Impact on International Competitiveness. Witnesses: Louise Bennetts, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Alon Hillel-Tuch, Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer, RocketHub; Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; Professor Michael S. Barr, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School.

Location: 2128 Rayburn.

3 p.m. RULES — H.R.2641 - Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2013; H.R.2824 - Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America.

Location: H-313.

10 p.m. NATURAL RESOURCES — Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on "National Fish Hatchery System: Strategic Hatchery and Workforce Planning Report.

Location: 1324 Longworth.


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