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House convenes at 12 p.m.

HR 4709 Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement

HR 4626 SAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement

HR 5062 Examination and Supervisory Privilege Parity

HR 4809 Defense Production Act Reauthorization

HR 3896 Maritime employee benefits

HR 4315 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act

Senate convenes at 10 a.m.

Nomination: Robert Alan McDonald of Ohio to be secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. Larry Edward Andre Jr. of Virginia to be ambassador to Mauritania. Michael Stephen Hoza of Washington to be ambassador to Cameroon. Joan A. Polaschik of Virginia to be ambassador to Algeria.

HR 5021 Highway and Transportation Funding


HR 5018 HR 4329 HR 3240 HR 3913 HR 4042HR 5148

Financial Services Regulatory Bills

House Financial Services

10 a.m. 2128 Rayburn Bldg.


Todd D. Robinson to be ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala 

Jane D. Hartley to be ambassador to the French Republic

Kevin O'Malley to be ambassador to Ireland

James D. Pettit to be ambassador to the Republic of Moldova

Brent Robert Hartley to be ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia

Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat to be ambassador to the People's Republic of Bangladesh

David Pressman to be alternate representative of the United States for special political affairs

George Albert Krol to be ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan

Allan P. Mustard to be ambassador to Turkmenistan

Erica J. Barks Ruggles to be ambassador to the Republic of Rwanda

John R. Bass to be ambassador to the Republic of Turkey

S Res 513 S Res 502 S 522

Foreign Affairs Bills and Nominations

Senate Foreign Relations

2 p.m. 419 Dirksen Bldg.

Intelligence Issues

Senate Select Intelligence

2:30 p.m. 219 Hart Bldg.

H Res 644 A resolution condemning and disapproving of the Obama administration's failure to comply with the lawful statutory requirement to notify Congress before releasing individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and expressing national security concerns over the release of five Taliban leaders and the repercussions of negotiating with terrorists.

Taliban Detainee Resolution

House Armed Services

2:30 p.m. 2118 Rayburn Bldg.

H Res 676 Authorize Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Rules for Floor Debate

House Rules

3 p.m. H-313 Capitol Bldg.

HR 3522 HR 4701 HR 4067 Draft Bill HR 3670 HR 5161 HR 1575

Health and Commerce Legislation

House Energy and Commerce

4 p.m. 2123 Rayburn Bldg.