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Congressional Schedule September 23-27, 2019

FLOOR ACTION:

Appropriations- The Senate is likely to consider H.R. 4378, a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through November 21.

Miscellaneous- This week, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 3694, the Helping Families Fly Act, and H.R. 3246, the Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act.

STEM– The House also is scheduled to consider H.R. 2528, the STEM Opportunities Act.

MARK-UPS:

Appropriations- On Tuesday, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies will mark up the FY2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies spending bill (as-yet-unnumbered).

On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will mark up several spending bills, including the FY2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (as-yet-unnumbered), and Legislative Branch (as-yet-unnumbered) bills.

International- On Wednesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will mark up several bills, including a resolution to support the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (as-yet-unnumbered).

Also on Wednesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will mark up several bills, including its version of a resolution supporting the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment (H. Res. 517).

Small Business/Entrepreneurship- On Wednesday, the House Committee on Small Business will consider H.R. 4405, a bill to amend the Small Business Act to improve the women’s business center program. 

HEARINGS:

Family Support- On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion will hold a hearing, “Examining the Racial and Gender Wealth Gap in America.”

Veterans- On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Women Veterans Task Force will hold a hearing, “Breaking the Silence: Addressing Military Sexual Trauma in the Military and Veteran Communities.”

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