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Today's Floor Schedule

The Senate will next convene on Monday, February 22 at 3:00 PM and Senator Portman will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address. Following the address, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #10, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, of Louisiana, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

The first vote in the Senate is scheduled for 5:30 PM on Monday on the motion to invoke cloture on the Thomas-Greenfield nomination.

The House will next convene at 11:30 AM on Monday, February 22

Upcoming Hearings & Events

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Monday, February 22

Senate Judiciary
Hearings to examine the nomination of Merrick Brian Garland, of Maryland, to be Attorney General, Department of Justice.
9:30 AM – SH-216

Senate Rules and Administration
Organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 117th Congress, and an omnibus committee funding resolution.
5:30 PM – S-219

Tuesday, February 23

Senate Armed Services
Hearings to examine emerging technologies and their impact on national security.
Witnesses: Dr. Eric E. Schmidt, Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures; Mr. Brad L. Smith, President, Microsoft Corporation; General Herbert J. Carlisle, USAF (Ret.), President And Chief Executive Officer, National Defense Industrial Association
9:30 AM – SD-106

Senate Energy and Natural Resources
Hearings to examine the nomination of Debra Anne Haaland, of New Mexico, to be Secretary of the Interior.
9:30 AM – SD-366

Senate Finance
Hearings to examine the nomination of Adewale O. Adeyemo, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
10:00 AM – SD-215

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine the nomination of Xavier Becerra, of California, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.
10:00 AM – SD-430

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration
A joint hearing to examine the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.
Witnesses: Robert J. Contee III, Acting Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C.; Steven A. Sund, Former Chief of Police (2019-2021), U.S. Capitol Police; Michael C. Stenger, Former Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper (2018-2021), U.S. Senate; Paul D. Irving, Former Sergeant at Arms (2012-2021), U.S. House of Representatives
10:00 AM – SD-G50

Senate Judiciary
Hearings to examine the nomination of Merrick Brian Garland, of Maryland, to be Attorney General, Department of Justice.
10:00 AM – SH-216

House Committee on Oversight and Reform | Subcommittee on Government Operations
Hearing: “Revitalizing the Federal Workforce”
Witnesses: Janice R. Lachance, Executive Vice President, Strategic Leadership and Global Outreach, American Geophysical Union; Everett B. Kelley, National President, American Federation of Government Employees; Anne Joseph O’Connell, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Stanford University
11:00 AM | 2154 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems
Hearing: Innovation Opportunities and Vision for the Science and Technology Enterprise
Witnesses: The Honorable Christine Fox, Former Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense, Assistant Director for Policy and Analysis, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory; Dr. Victoria Coleman, Former DARPA Director, Senior Advisor to the Director, CITRIS, UC Berkley; Mr. Klon Kitchen, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
11:00 AM | 2118 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
Hearing: Building Back Better: The Urgent Need for Investment in Americas Wastewater Infrastructure.
Witnesses: TBA
11:00 AM | 2167 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Armed Services | Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Hearing: Near-Peer Advancements in Space and Nuclear Weapons
Witnesses: Gen Robert Kehler (ret.), Affiliate, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Ms. Madelyn Creedon, Nonresident Fellow, The Brookings Institute; Mr. Todd Harrison, Director, Aerospace Security Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Mr. Tim Morrison, Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute
3:00 PM | 2118 Rayburn HOB


Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Business meeting to consider pending calendar business.
10:00 AM – SD-342

Senate Environment and Public Works
Hearings to examine investing in transportation while addressing climate change, improving equity, and fostering economic growth and innovation.
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM – SD-G50

House Committee on Small Business | Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations
Hearing: Perspectives from MainStreet: Raising the Wage
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM | 2360 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
Hearing: The Need for New Lower Court Judgeships 30 Years in the Making
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Oversight and Reform
Hearing: Legislative Proposals to Put the Postal Service on Sustainable Financial Footing
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM | 2154 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
Hearing: Examining Equity in Transportation Safety Enforcement.
Witnesses: TBA
11:00 AM | 2167 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
Hearing: The Rise of Domestic Terrorism in America
Witnesses: TBA
2:00 PM | 2141 Rayburn HOB

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Business meeting to consider the nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman, of California, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration.
2:30 PM – SD-215

Senate Indian Affairs
Hearings to examine native communities’ priorities in focus for the 117th Congress.
Witnesses: TBA
2:30 PM – SD-628

Senate Veterans’ Affairs
Hearings to examine vaccines for vets, focusing on ending the COVID-19 pandemic.
Witnesses: TBA
3:00 PM – SD-G50

Senate Budget
Business meeting to consider the nomination of Neera Tanden, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Time: TBA – S-207

Thursday, February 25

House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Markup: Markup of Various Measures
10:00 AM | 2172 Rayburn HOB

House Committee on the Judiciary | Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
Hearing: Reviving Competition Part 1: Proposals to Address Gatekeeper Power and Lower Barriers to Entry Online
Witnesses: TBA
10:00 AM | 2141 Rayburn HOB

Senate Hearings & Meetings

2021 Senate Calendar