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House Schedule for DECEMBER 12, 2017
Auto Fuel Economy/Greenhouse Gas Standards

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Environment Subcommittee and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee joint hearing on "Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles."
Auto Fuel Economy/Greenhouse Gas Standards

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Environment Subcommittee and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee joint hearing on "Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles."
Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee (Chairman Lou Barletta, R-Pa.) of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on "The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region."
Pending Legislation

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- House Financial Services Committee (Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas) markup of H.R.435, the "Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017"; H.R.1457, the "Making Online Banking Initiation Legal and Easy Act of 2017"; H.R.2219, the "End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017"; H.R.2319, the "Consumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2017"; H.R.2948, To amend the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license for loan originators transitioning between employers; H.R.3179, the "Transparency and Accountability for Business Standards Act"; H.R.3864, the "Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2017"; H.R.4464, the "Common Sense Credit Union Capital Relief Act of 2017"; H.R.4519, To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to resource extraction; H.R.4529, the "Accelerating Access to Capital Act of 2017"; H.R.4537, the "International Insurance Standards Act of 2017"; H.R.4545, the "Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act"; H.R.4546, the "National Securities Exchange Regulatory Parity Act"; H.R.4560, the "GSE Jumpstart Reauthorization Act of 2017"; and H.R.4566, the "Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act."
Affordable Postsecondary Education Support

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- House Education and the Workforce Committee (Chairwoman Virginia Foxx, R-N.C.) markup of H.R.4508, the "Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act."
Pending Legislation

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- House Judiciary Committee (Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va.) markup of H.R.1865, the "Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017"; and H.R.2595, the "Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act."
Patient Brokering/Addiction Treatment Fraud

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on "Examining Concerns of Patient Brokering and Addiction Treatment Fraud."
Forever GI Bill Implementation

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Economic Opportunity Subcommittee (Chairman Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas) of House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on "An Update on the Implementation of the Forever GI Bill, the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017."
America's Dependence on Foreign Minerals

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee (Chairman Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.) of House Natural Resources Committee hearing on "Examining Consequences of America's Growing Dependence on Foreign Minerals."
Protecting North Korean Refugees

DECEMBER 12, 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 "Protecting North Korean Refugees."
Human Rights in Cambodia

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee (Chairman Ted Yoho, R-Fla.) of House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "Cambodia's Descent: Policies to Support Democracy and Human Rights."
NAFTA's Future

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee (Chairman Ted Poe, R-Texas) of House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "The Future of the North American Free Trade Agreement."
Pending Business

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- House Rules Committee (Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas) meets to formulate a rule on H.R.1638, the "Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act"; H.R.2396, the "Privacy Notification Technical Clarification Act"; H.R.4015, the "Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017"; and H.R.4324, the "Strengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act."
Pending Legislation

DECEMBER 12, 2017 -- House Natural Resources Committee (Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah) markup of H.R.200, the "Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act"; H.R.1157, to clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge; H.R.1349, to amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas; H.R.1350, to modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota; H.R.1675, the "National Landslide Preparedness Act"; H.R.2888, the "Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act"; H.R.3400, the "Recreation Not Red-Tape Act"; H.R.3588, the "RED SNAPPER Act"; H.R.4033, the "National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act"; H.R.4264, the "Hyde Park Land Conveyance Act"; H.R.4266, the "Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act"; H.R.4465, the "Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2017"; H.R.4475, the "National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act"; H.R.4568, the "Enhancing Geothermal Production on Federal Lands Act"; S.825, the "Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017"; S.1285, the "Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act."
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