Week of May 6, 2013

May 7, 2013
Hill Happenings

Monday, May 6

  • House convenes for Legislative Business

Tuesday, May 7

  • House convenes for Legislative Business
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Local and Private Sector Initiatives to Combat International Human Trafficking. Witnesses: Mr. Don Knabe, Supervisor, Fourth District, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors; Mr. Bradley Myles, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Polaris Project; and Shawn MacDonald, Ph.D., Director of Programs and Research, Verite. 2172 Rayburn
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT Joint Hearing on - Keystone XL Pipeline: Examination of Scientific and Environmental Issues. Witnesses: Mr. Lynn Helms, Director, Department of Mineral Resources, North Dakota Industrial Commission; Mr. Brigham A. McCown, Principal and Managing Director, United Transportation Advisors LLC; Mr. Paul “Chip” Knappenberger, Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute; and Mr. Anthony Swift, Attorney, International Program, Natural Resources Defense Council. 2318 Rayburn

Wed, May 8

  • House convenes for Legislative Business
  • House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Hearing on - Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage. 2154 Rayburn
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON EUROPE, EURASIA, AND EMERGING THREATS Hearing on - The Threat of China's Unsafe Consumables. Witnesses: Mr. William Triplett II, Author and Consultant, (Former Chief Republican Counsel, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations); and Ms. Patty Lovera, Assistant Director, Food & Water Watch. 2172 Rayburn

Thursday, May 9

  • House convenes for Legislative Business
  • SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON SPACE AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON RESEARCH Hearing on - "Exoplanet Discoveries: Have We Found Other Earths?" Witnesses: Dr. Laurance Doyle, Principal Investigator, Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute; Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA; and Dr. James Ulvestad, Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences, National Science Foundation. 2318 Rayburn
  • House adjourned until May 14th