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Senate Schedule for SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
Censky/McKinney Nominations

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee (Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan.) hearing on the nominations of Stephen Censky to be deputy Agriculture secretary; and Ted McKinney to be Agriculture undersecretary for trade and foreign agriculture affairs.
Pending Nominations

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska) markup to vote on the nominations of Richard Glick to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; David Jonas to be Energy Department general counsel; Kevin McIntyre to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Joseph Balash to be assistant Interior secretary for land and minerals management; and Ryan Douglas Nelson to be Interior Department solicitor.
Pending Nominations

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) hearing on the nominations of Carlos Muniz to serve as general counsel at the Education Department; Janet Dhillon to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Daniel Gade to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Business Tax Reform

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Finance Committee (Chairman Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah) hearing on "Business Tax Reform."
Electric Infrastructure Vegetation Management

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska) hearing on the vegetation management requirements for electricity assets located on federal lands and to receive testimony on Section 2310 of S.1460, the "Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017," and H.R.1873, the "Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act."
Recent Navy Incidents at Sea

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz.) hearing on "Recent United States Navy Incidents at Sea."
Pending Business

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn.) markup of H.R.390, the "Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017", with an amendment; the "Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017"; S.Res.168, supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia, with an amendment; and to vote on the nominations of Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to be representative of the United States of America to the Seventy-second Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations; Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., to be representative of the United States of America to the Seventy-second Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations; Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to be United States governor of the International Monetary Fund, United States governor of the African Development Bank, United States governor of the Inter-American Development Bank, and United States governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States governor of the African Development Fund and United States governor of the Asian Development Bank; Doug Manchester to be ambassador to the Bahamas; Kathleen Troia McFarland to be ambassador to Singapore; Stephen B. King to be ambassador to the Czech Republic; and John R. Bass to be ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Huntsman/Mitchell Nomination

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn.) hearing on the nominations of former Gov. Jon Huntsman, R-Utah, to be ambassador to Russia; and A. Wess Mitchell to be an assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs.
Targeting Sex Traffickers

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.) hearing on S.1693, the "Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017."
Intelligence Matters

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 -- Senate Select Intelligence Committee (Chairman Richard M. Burr, R-N.C.) closed briefing on "Intelligence Matters."
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