Congressional Schedule: April 8-12


International- On Tuesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will mark up several pieces of legislation, including H. Res. 106, a resolution denouncing female genital mutilation.

Violence Against Women- On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up S. 820, the Debbie Smith Act of 2019.


Abortion- On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing, “Abortion Until Birth: The Need to Pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.”

Employment- On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing, “Investing in America’s Energy Infrastructure: Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating a Diverse Workforce.”

Veterans- On Tuesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity will hold a hearing on several bills, including the Veteran Employment and Child Care Access Act (as-yet-unnumbered) and a bill to amend the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program at the Department of Veterans Affairs (as-yet-unnumbered).