Today's Floor Schedule

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024. Following the prayer and the pledge, Senator Cardin will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address.

The Senate will then resume consideration of the nomination of Jacqueline Becerra to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.

At 5:30 PM the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Becerra nomination.

The House will next meet on Friday, February 23 at 11:30 AM for a pro forma session only.

 

Upcoming Hearings & Events

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Tuesday, February 27

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Subcommittee on Investigations
Hearings to examine the U.S. technology fueling Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Witnesses: ELINA RIBAKOVA, DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR FOREIGN POLICY, KYIV SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS; JAMES BYRNE, DIRECTOR
OPEN-SOURCE INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYSIS RESEARCH GROUP ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE; DAMIEN SPLEETERS, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, CONFLICT ARMAMENT RESEARCH
10:00 AM – SD-562

Senate Judiciary
Hearings to examine stopping the flow of American guns to the cartels.
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM – SD-G50

Senate Foreign Relations – Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism
Hearings to examine Yemen and Red Sea security issues.
Witnesses: 1. Mr. Timothy A. Lenderking, U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.; 2. The Honorable Daniel B. Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, Office of the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.
2:15 PM – SD-419

Senate Environment and Public Works – Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight/Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife
A joint hearing to examine the presence of microplastics in water.
Witnesses: Susanne M. Brander, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences; Sherri A. “sam” Mason, Ph.D., Director of Sustainability, Penn State Behrend; Brent Alspach, P.E., Vice President & Director of Applied Research, Arcadis
2:30 PM – SD-406

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Business meeting to consider the nominations of Julie A. Su, of California, to be Secretary of Labor, Moshe Z. Marvit, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, Stephen H. Ravas, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Corporation for National and Community Service, and other pending calendar business.
Time to be announced. – S-127

Wednesday, February 28

Senate Armed Services
Hearings to examine evolving workforce dynamics and the challenges for defense acquisition and defense industrial base personnel.
Witnesses: TBA
9:30 AM – SH-216

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the opportunities and challenges associated with developing geologic hydrogen in the United States.
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM – SD-366

Senate Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine the Water Resources Development Act, focusing on USACE water infrastructure projects, programs and priorities.
Witnesses: The Honorable Michael C. Connor, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works; Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10:00 AM – SD-406

Senate Foreign Relations
Hearings to examine Tehran’s shadow army, focusing on addressing Iran’s proxy network in the Middle East.
Witnesses: 1. Dr. Suzanne Maloney, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.; 2. The Honorable Brian H. Hook, Vice Chairman, Cerberus Global Investments, LLC, Cerberus Capital Management, Washington, D.C.
10:00 AM – SD-419

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine the retirement crisis in America, focusing on expanding defined benefit pension plans for workers.
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM – SD-430

Senate Budget
Hearings to examine reproductive health care.
Witnesses: Prof. Caitlin Myers, John G. McCullough Professor Of Economics, Middlebury College; Dr. Leilah Zahedi-Spung MD FACOG, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Complex Family Planning, Physicians for Reproductive Health; Mrs. Allie Phillips, Mom And Activist
10:00 AM – SD-608

Senate Judiciary
Hearings to examine preventing deaths of incarcerated individuals in Federal prisons.
Witnesses: Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General, Department of Justice, Washington, DC; Colette S. Peters, Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington, DC
10:00 AM – SD-G50

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearings to examine the nominations of Daniel B. Maffei, of New York, and Rebecca F. Dye, of North Carolina, both to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner.
Witnesses: Testimony from nominees.
10:00 AM – SR-253

Senate Judiciary – SUBCOMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND COUNTERTERRORISM
Hearings on The Nation’s Correctional Staffing Crisis: Assessing the Toll on Correctional Officers and Incarcerated Persons
Witnesses: TBA
2:30 PM – SD-226

Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Personnel
Hearings to examine traumatic brain injury and blast exposure care.
Witnesses: TBA
3:00 PM – SR-222

Senate Veterans’ Affairs
Hearings to examine honoring America’s veterans and their families at VA cemeteries.
Witnesses: TBA
3:30 PM – SR-418

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
An oversight hearing to examine the Department of Agriculture.
Witnesses: The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
Time to be announced. – SR-328A

Thursday, February 29

Senate Armed Services
Hearings to examine United States Strategic Command and United States Space Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2025 and the Future Years Defense Program; to be immediately followed by a closed session in SVC-217.
Witnesses: TBA
9:30 AM – SH-216

Senate Aging
Hearings to examine empowering people with disabilities to thrive in careers and the workplace.
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM – SD-106

Senate Judiciary
Business meeting to consider the nominations of Ann Marie McIff Allen, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah, Susan M. Bazis, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska, Ernest Gonzalez, and Leon Schydlower, both to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas, Kelly Harrison Rankin, to be United States District Judge for the District of Wyoming, Robin Michelle Meriweather, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, and other pending nominations.
10:00 AM – SD-G50

House Committee on Homeland Security | Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
Hearing: Port Cybersecurity: The Insidious Threat to U.S. Maritime Ports.
Witnesses: Rear Admiral Wayne R. Arguin Jr., Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, United States Coast Guard; Rear Admiral John Vann, Coast Guard Cyber Command, United States Coast Guard; Rear Admiral Derek Trinque, Director of Strategic Plans, Policy, and Logistics (J5/J4), United States Transportation Command (TRANSCOM); Ms. Christa Brzozowski, Assistant Secretary for Trade and Economic Security, Department of Homeland Security
10:00 AM | 310 Canon HOB

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology | Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
Hearing: Examining the Risk: The Dangers of EV Fires for First Responders
Witnesses: Mr. Dan Munsey, Fire Chief, San Bernardino County Fire Department; Dr. Judy Jeevarajan, Vice President and Executive Director, Electrochemical Safety Research Institute at UL Research Institutes
10:30 AM | 2318 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Oversight and Accountability | Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation
Hearing: Made in China: Is GSA Complying with Purchasing Restrictions?
Witnesses: TBA
2:00 PM | 2154 Rayburn HOB

Senate Hearings & Meetings

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