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House Schedule for APRIL 26, 2017
Disability Fraud Prevention

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Social Security Subcommittee (Chairman Sam Johnson, R-Texas) of House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Stopping Disability Fraud: Risk, Prevention and Detection."
Indo-Asia-Pacific Security Challenges

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Armed Services Committee (Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas) hearing on "Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region."
Financial Accountability Reform

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Financial Services Committee (Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas) hearing on "A Legislative Proposal to Create Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE)," focusing on an the Financial CHOICE Act.
Unfunded Mandates

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee (Chairman Gary Palmer, R-Ala.) of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Subcommittee hearing on "Unfunded Mandates: Examining Federally Imposed Burdens on State and Local Government."
Space Life Search

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Science, Space and Technology Committee (Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas) hearing on "Advances in the Search for Life."
Hazardous Material Transport Infrastructure

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee (Chairman Jeff Denham, R-Calif.) of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on "Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: The State of Railroad, Pipeline, and Hazardous Materials Safety Regulations and Opportunities for Reform."
Bureau of Prisons/U.S. Marshals Service Oversight

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Subcommittee (Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.) of House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Orisons and the U.S. Marshals Service."
Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Energy and Commerce Committee (Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore.) hearing on the "Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017."
Private Sector Worker Compensatory Time

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Education and the Workforce Committee (Chairwoman Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.) markup of H.R.1180, the "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017."
SBA Disaster Loan Program

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Small Business Committee (Chairman Steve Chabot, R-Ohio) hearing on "Storm Watch: Making Sure SBA's Disaster Loan Program is Prepared."
U.S. Pacific Command

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Defense Subcommittee (Chairwoman Kay Granger, R-Texas) of House Appropriations Committee closed hearing on "U.S. Pacific Command."
Defense IT/Acquisition Management

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee (Chairwoman Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y.) of House Armed Services Committee hearing on "Creating a Flexible and Effective Information Technology Management and Acquisition System: Elements for Success in a Rapidly Changing Landscape."
Tax Filing Season 2017

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Oversight Subcommittee (Chairman Vern Buchanan, R-Fla.) of House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Examining the 2017 Tax Filing Season."
Foreign Account Tax Compliance

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Government Operations Subcommittee (Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C.) of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on "Reviewing the Unintended Consequences of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act."
Sudan Sanctions

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee (Chairman Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J.) of House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions."
China's Technological Rise

APRIL 26, 2017 -- Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee (Chairman Ted Yoho, R-Fla.) of House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "China's Technological Rise: Challenges to U.S. Innovation and Security."
Fannie-Freddie Open Records

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Rules Committee (Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas) meets to formulate a rule on H.R.1694, the "Fannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017."
Pending Legislation

APRIL 26, 2017 -- House Natural Resources Committee (Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah) markup of H.R.220, to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project; H.R.497, the "Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act"; H.R.660, the "Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act"; H.R.1073, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial; H.R.1135, to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program; H.R.1500, the "Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017"; H.R.1654, the "Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act"; H.R.1715, the "Medgar Evers House Study Act"; H.R.1769, the "San Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act"; H.R.1807, the "Public Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017"; H.R.1873, the "Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act"; H.R.1967, the "Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act"; and H.R.2085, to approve an agreement between the United States and the Republic of Palau.
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