The Week Ahead
Capitol Hill June 25th, 2012
Both the House & Senate are in session to consider several measures before Independence Day recess. The House will mark up two fiscal year 2013 spending bills covering Transportation-HUD and Agriculture appropriations. Three House measures impacting energy policy are under suspension of rules and scheduled for votes on Tuesday. The Senate is focused on S.1940 the Flood Insurance reauthorization and S.3187 the FDA user fee bill. For details of the Majority Leader’s schedule visit the “read more” link.
Committee Hearing Schedule Highlights
HOUSE BUDGET: SEQUESTRATION TRANSPARENCY
June 27, 10:00 a.m. 210 Cannon
House Budget Committee (Chairman Ryan, R-WI) will mark up legislation requiring the President to provide a report detailing sequester implications of the Budget Control Act.
SENATE FINANCE: CAPITAL GAINS TAX
Full-Committee Joint Hearing
June 28, 10:00 a.m. 210 Capitol Visitors Center
Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Baucus, D-MT) will hold a joint hearing with House Ways & Means Committee (Chairman Camp, R-MI) on proposals relating to taxation of capital gains.