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Senate Schedule for DECEMBER 13, 2017
Globalization and American Agriculture

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee (Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan.) hearing on "Safeguarding American Agriculture in a Globalized World."
Use of Military Force

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn.) hearing on "Using Force: Strategic, Political, and Legal Considerations."
James Nomination

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo.) markup to vote on the nomination of R.D. James to be assistant secretary of the Army for civil works.
Responding to Mental Health Needs

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) hearing on "Implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act: Responding to Mental Health Needs."
Defense Department's Global Counterterrorism Operations

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee (Chairwoman Joni Ernst, R-Iowa) of Senate Armed Services Committee closed briefing on Defense Department global counterterrorism operations.
Servicemember Traumatic Brain Injuries/Concussions

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Personnel Subcommittee (Chairman Thom Tillis, R-N.C.) of Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on research, diagnosis, and treatment for traumatic brain injury/concussion in servicemembers.
Pending Business

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.) markup of S.2202, the "National Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act"; S.2200, the "National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018"; S.1768, the "National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2017"; a vote on the nomination of Barry Lee Myers to be Commerce undersecretary for oceans and atmosphere; and Coast Guard promotions.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Oversight

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo.) hearing on "Oversight of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)."
Pending Nominations

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Judiciary Committee (Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa) hearing on the nominations of Elizabeth Branch, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Stan Baker, to be U.S. district judge for the Southern District of Georgia; Charles Goodwin, to be U.S. district judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; Matthew Kacsmaryk, to be U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Texas; Matthew Petersen, to be U.S. district judge for the District of Columbia; and Eli Richardson, to be U.S. district judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Antitrust Consumer Welfare Standard

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee (Chairman Mike Lee, R-Utah) of Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "The Consumer Welfare Standard in Antitrust: Outdated or a Harbor in a Sea of Doubt?"
Pending Treaties

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee (Chairman Jim Risch, R-Idaho) of Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on T.Doc.115-2, Extradition Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, signed at Pristina on March 29, 2016; T.Doc.115-1, Extradition Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Serbia, signed at Belgrade on August 15, 2016; T.Doc.114-13, Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Kiribati on the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries, signed at Majuro on September 6, 2013, and the Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia on the Delimitation of a Maritime Boundary, signed at Koror on August 1, 2014; and T.Doc.114-7, The United Nations Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade, done at New York on December 12, 2001, and signed by the United States on December 30, 2003.
Pending Nominations

DECEMBER 13, 2017 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) markup to vote on the nominations of Johnny Collett, to be assistance Education secretary for special education and rehabilitative services; Mitchell Zais, to be deputy Education secretary; James Blew, to be assistant Education secretary for planning, evaluation, and policy development; William Beach to be commissioner of labor statistics in the Labor Department; Katie O'Scannlain to be solicitor of the Labor Department; and Scott Mugno and Preston Rutledge, each to be an assistant Labor secretary.
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