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Senate Schedule for JANUARY 24, 2017
Defense Budget Outlook

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Presumptive Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz.) hearing on "Defense Budget for FY2018 and Onwards."
Zinke and Perry Nominations/Committee Organization

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska) markup to vote on the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be secretary of the Interior; Rick Perry to be secretary of Energy; an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 115th Congress; and ratification of subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress.
Sessions Nomination/Committee Organization

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Judiciary Committee (Presumptive Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa) markup to vote on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to be attorney general of the United States; a committee authorizing resolution on the budget; and committee organization, rules and subcommittees.
Committee Organization/Dr. Carson Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee (Chairman Michael D. Crapo, R-Idaho) meets to vote on the Committee Budget Resolution, Rules of Procedure, and Subcommittee Organization and Jurisdiction for the 115th Congress, and to vote on the nomination of Dr. Benjamin Carson to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Price Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Finance Committee (Presumptive Chairman Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah) hearing on the nomination of Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to be Health and Human Services secretary.
Committee Organization/Pending Legislation-Nominations

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Presumptive Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.) markup to consider committee rules; a resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 115th Congress; S.19, the "Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless (MOBILE NOW) Act"; S.81, the "Senior Fraud Prevention Act of 2017"; S.88, the "Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act"; S.89, to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the areas of the vessels that are not constructed of fire-retardant materials and for other purposes; S.96, the "Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act"; S.102, the "Securing Access to Networks in Disasters (SANDY) Act"; S.110, the "Digital Coast Act"; S.118, the "Reinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2017"; S.123, the "Kari's Law Act"; S.129, the "National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017"; S.134, the "Spoofing Prevention Act"; S.141, the "Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act"; S.168, the "Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge (VIDA) Act"; S.171, the "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2017"; S.174, the "Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act"; H.R.255, the "Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act"; and H.R.321, the "Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act"; and votes on the nominations of Elaine Chao to be Transportation secretary and Wilbur Ross to be Commerce secretary.
Mulvaney Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Budget Committee (Presumptive Chairman Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo.) hearing on the nomination of Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.
McMahon Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Presumptive Chairman Jim Risch, R-Idaho) hearing on the nomination of Linda McMahon to be administrator of the Small Business Administration.
Haley Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Presumptive Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn.) markup to vote on the nomination of Gov. Nikki Haley, R-S.C., to be the representative of the United States of America to the United Nations.
Committee Expenditures/Rules of Procedure

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Presumptive Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis.) meeting to vote on resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and the Rules of Procedure of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Mulvaney Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Presumptive Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis.) hearing on the nomination of Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Committee Organization/DeVos Nomination

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Presumptive Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) meeting to vote on a resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 115th Congress, committee rules, subcommittee membership and jurisdiction, and to vote the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education secretary.
Committee Organization

JANUARY 24, 2017 -- Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee (Presumptive Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.) meeting to consider committee rules for the 115th Congress and a resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee.
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