Congress Today
Senate Schedule for MAY 25, 2017
Army Posture

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz.) hearing on the posture of the Department of the Army in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2018 and the Future Years Defense Program.
Stopping Synthetic Opioids Shipments

MAY 25, 2017 -- Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Stopping the Shipment of Synthetic Opioids: Oversight of U.S. Strategy to Combat Illicit Drugs."
Pending Legislation

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn.) markup of S.722, the "Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017," with an amendment; the "Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017"; S.905, the "Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2017"; H.R.601, the "Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act," with an amendment; S.1141, to ensure that the United States promotes the meaningful participation of women in mediation and negotiation processes seeking to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent conflict; S.Res.114, expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, with amendments; and S.Res.18, reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's economic reforms, with amendments.
FY2018 Budget

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Budget Committee (Chairman Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo.) hearing on the president's FY2018 budget proposal.
Pending Nominations

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska) hearing on the nomination of Dan Brouillette to be deputy Energy secretary; Neil Chatterjee to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and Robert Powelson to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The Farm Economy and Rural America

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee (Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan.) hearing on "Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America."
Treasury Budget/Tax Reform

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah) hearing on "FY2018 Budget Proposals for the Department of Treasury and Tax Reform."
Homeland Security Budget

MAY 25, 2017 -- Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairman John Boozman, R-Ark.) of Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the proposed FY2018 funding request for the Homeland Security Department.
UN Human Rights Council Assessment

MAY 25, 2017 -- Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy Subcommittee (Chairman Todd Young, R-Ind.) of Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "Assessing the United Nations Human Rights Council."
Intelligence Matters

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Select Intelligence Committee (Chairman Richard M. Burr, R-N.C.) closed briefing on "Intelligence Matters." (CLOSED)
Pending Business

MAY 25, 2017 -- Senate Judiciary Committee (Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa) markup of S.782, the "Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology To Eradicate Cyber Threats (PROTECT) Our Children Act of 2017" and to vote on the nominations of Noel Francisco to be solicitor general of the United States; Makan Delrahim to be an assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division; and Steven Engel to be an assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel.
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