The Week Ahead
Capitol Hill July 16, 2012
The House convenes Tuesday and will consider 5 bills under suspension of rules. Floor action is scheduled for H.R. 5872 the Sequestration Transparency Act which requires the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to report impacts of proposed automatic spending reductions. H.R. 5856 the fiscal year 2013 House Defense Appropriations bill is also scheduled for consideration without an approved Senate companion bill. The Senate Finance Committee will mark up legislation creating permanent normal trade relations with Russia.
Committee Hearing Schedule Highlights
HOUSE WAYS & MEANS: MANUFACTURING SECTOR TAX OVERHAUL
July 19th, 9:30 a.m.
House Ways & Means (Chairman Camp, R-MI) will hold a hearing titled “Tax Reform and the U.S. Manufacturing Sector”.
SENATE FINANCE: PNTR WITH RUSSIA
Full-Committee Mark Up
July 18, 9:30 a.m. 215 Dirksen
Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Baucus, D-MT) will mark up legislation establishing permanent trade relations with Russia.