Week of April 12, 2011

Apr 12, 2011
Hill Happenings

Washington, Apr 11, 2011 - 
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 

House convenes for legislative business. 

Wednesday, April 13 

Rep. Rohrabacher scheduled to testify in front of the U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission Hearing on - "China's Foreign Policy". 216 Hart Senate Office Building 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH ASIA Hearing on - Shifting Sands: Political Transitions in the Middle East, Part 1; Witnesses: Mr. Eliot Cohen, Ph.D., Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University; Mr. J. Scott Carpenter, Keston Family Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and Mr. Michael Makovsky, Ph.D., Foreign Policy Director, Bipartisan Policy Center. 2172 Rayburn 

Constituent Meetings 

Thursday, April 14 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Markup of: H.R. 1016, Assessing Progress in Haiti Act; H.R. 1280, To amend the Atomic energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries, and for other purposes; H.R. 1321, North Korea Sanctions and Diplomatic Nonrecognition Act of 2011; H.RES. 77; Expressing the solidarity of the House of Representatives with the families of the victims and those displaced by the heavy rains and widespread flooding in Colombia; H.RES. 139, Expressing condolences to the people of New Zealand for the terrible loss of life and property suffered as a result of the deadly earthquake that struck on February 22, 2011; H.RES. 172, Expressing heartfelt condolences and support for assistance to the people of Japan and all those affected in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and tsunamis of March 11, 2011; H.R. 515, Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2011; and H.R. 1326, Furthering International Nuclear Safety Act of 2011. 

SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON RESEARCH AND SCIENCE EDUCATION Hearing on - Nanotechnology: Oversight of the National Nanotechnology Initiative and Priorities for the Future. 2318 Rayburn 

Rep. Rohrabacher scheduled to participate in a joint Press Conference with Rethink Afghanistan Foundation to address the cost of the Afghan War. 

Friday, April 15 

House adjourns for Spring Recess until May 2, 2011.