Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 31, 2014

Release Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Agenda: The Department of the Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

Witnesses: 

  • Deborah Lee James, Secretary, U.S. Air Force
  • General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force
  • General Frank J. Grass, Chief, National Guard Bureau
  • Lieutenant General Stanley E. Clarke III, Director, Air National Guard
  • Lieutenant General James F. Jackson, Chief, Air Force Reserve

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee (Chairman Harkin)

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

Agenda: Testimony on the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request for the National Institutes of Health.

Witness: The Honorable Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee (Chairman Murray)

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Agenda: An overview on the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request to Congress

Witness: The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development

Financial Services and General Government   Subcommittee (Chairman Udall)

Time and Location: 2:00 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 Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and its administration and enforcement of sanctions

Witnesses: The Honorable David Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Department of the Treasury

Energy and Water Development  Subcommittee (Chairwoman Feinstein)

Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-192 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. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of the Interior

Witnesses: 

The Honorable Lowell Pimley, Acting Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation

The Honorable Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior

The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary, Army for Civil Works

The Honorable Thomas P. Bostick, Lieutenant General, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Chairman Johnson)

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Agenda: Fiscal Year 2015 Military Construction budget requests for the Department of Defense and the Department of the Army

Witnesses:                 

Panel I

  • The Honorable Mike McCord, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Department of Defense
  • Mr. John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations & Environment, Department of Defense

Panel II

  • The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, & Environment, United States Army
  • Major General Al Aycock, Director of Operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, United States Army
  • Brigadier General Michael Bobeck, Special Assistant to the Director, United States Army National Guard
  • Mr. James Balocki, Command Executive Officer, United States Army Reserve

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Subcommittee (Chairman Pryor)

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Agenda: Hearing to review the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Food and Drug Administration

Witness: The Honorable Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration

Accompanied by:

  • Mr. William Tootle, Director of the Office of Budget, Food and Drug Administration
  • Mr. Norris W. Cochran, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies  Subcommittee (Chairwoman Mikulski)

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

Agenda: The Department of Justice’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

Witness: 

  • The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, Department of Justice 
  • The Honorable Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General, Department of Justice

 

*All hearings are webcast live at www.appropriations.senate.gov

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
Defense
Energy and Water Development
Financial Services and General Government
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
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