Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of May 19, 2014

Release Date: 
Monday, May 19, 2014

***Please note the updated times highlighted below.

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

 

Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)

 

Time and Location:     9:30 a.m. CDT, at the Phoenix Military Academy, 145 S. Campbell Ave, Chicago, IL

 

Agenda:                      Immigrant Enlistment: A Force Multiplier for the U.S. Armed Forces

 

Witnesses:                   Panel I

The Honorable Luis Gutierrez

4th District of Illinois

United Stated House of Representatives

 

The Honorable Bill Foster

11th District of Illinois

United Stated House of Representatives

 

Panel II

The Honorable Jessica Wright

Acting Under Secretary for Personnel and Readiness

U.S. Department of Defense

 

Panel III

Colonel (Ret.) Kevin Kelley

Director of Military Instruction

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago, IL

 

Sergeant Oscar Vazquez

U.S. Army

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

 

Mario Rodriguez

Cadet Command Sergeant Major

Phoenix Military Academy

Chicago, IL

 

Jessica Calderon

Cadet Captain

Phoenix Military Academy

Chicago, IL

 

Gregory Chen

Director for Advocacy

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Washington, DC

 

 

 

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014

 

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Chairman Johnson)*

 

Time and Location:     11:00 a.m., in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Agenda:                      Markup of the FY15 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill

 

 

Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Subcommittee (Chairman Pryor)*

 

Time and Location:     3:00 p.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Agenda:                      Markup of the FY15 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations bill

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

 

Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)

 

Time and Location:     10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Agenda:                      Energy Security and Research

 

Witnesses:                   Edward Thomas Morehouse, Jr.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Operational Energy Plans and Programs OUSD (AT&L)

Department of Defense

 

Dennis McGinn

Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Energy, Installations & Environment

U.S. Navy

 

Daniel Y. Chiu, PhD

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy OUSD (Policy)

Department of Defense

 

Brig Gen Kenneth Lewis

Director of Trans-Regional Policy and Partnership Strategy

Joint Staff (J5)

 

 

Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee (Chairman Udall)

 

Time and Location:     1:45 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Agenda:                      A review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

 

Witnesses:                   The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet

Administrator

U.S. Small Business Administration

 

Amias Gerety

Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions

U.S. Department of the Treasury

 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

 

Full Committee (Chairwoman Mikulski)*

 

Time and Location:     10:30 a.m., in Room SD-106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Agenda:                      Adoption of the FY 2015 302(b) Allocations; and Markup of the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bills

 

 

* Please note: Still photography and videography are permitted prior to the markup being called to order. Live audio of the markup will stream at www.appropriations.senate.gov

 

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Defense
Financial Services and General Government
Full Committee
Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
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