Week of April 22, 2013

Apr 24, 2013
Hill Happenings

Tuesday, April 23

  • House convenes for legislative business

Wednesday, April 24

  • House convenes for legislative business
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Export Control Reform: the Agenda Ahead; Witnesses: Mr. Thomas Kelly,
  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Kevin J. Wolf,
  • Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce; and The Honorable Kathleen Hicks, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense. 2172 Rayburn
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE Hearing on - "An Overview of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Budget for Fiscal Year 2014". Witness is The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr., Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 2318 Rayburn
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON EUROPE, EURASIA, AND EMERGING THREATS Hearing on - Kosovo and Serbia: A Pathway to Peace; Witnesses: Mr. Jonathan Moore, Director, Office of South Central European Affairs, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Ms. Shirley Cloyes DioGuardi, Balkan Affairs Adviser, Albanian American Civic League; Mr. Roland Gjoni, JD, LLM (Former Senior Legal and Policy Advisor to Effective Municipalities Initiative in Kosovo); Mr. Robert A. Churcher (Former Director, International Crisis Group in Prishtina); Daniel Serwer, Ph.D., Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; and Mr. Obrad Kesic, Senior Partner, TSM Global Consultants, LLC. 2172 Rayburn

Thursday, April 25

  • House convenes for legislative business
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - The FY 2014 Budget Request: U.S. Foreign Assistance Priorities and Strategy. Witnesses: The Honorable Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development; and The Honorable Daniel W. Yohannes, Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation. 2172 Rayburn
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT Hearing on - "Policy Relevant Climate Issues in Context". Witnesses: Dr. Judith Curry, Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dr. William Chameides, Dean and Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University; and Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, President, Copenhagen Consensus Center. 2318 Rayburn
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ASIA AND THE PACIFIC Markup of: H.R. 419, To strengthen and clarify the commercial, cultural, and other relations between the people of the United States and the people of Taiwan, as codified in the Taiwan Relations Act, and for other purposes. 2255 Rayburn

Friday, April 26

  • House convenes for legislative business
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT Hearing on - "A Review of Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Research Activities. Witnesses: Dr. Kevin Teichmann, Senior Science Advisor, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency; Mr. Guido DeHoratiis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Gas, Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy; Dr. David Russ, Regional Executive, Northeast Area, U.S. Geological Survey; Dr. Robin Ikeda, Acting Director, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services. 2318 Rayburn