Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 15

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
June 15, 2015

House Floor
Possible consideration of trade legislation.
See below for Tuesday’s scheduled floor action.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Hearing: Commercial Cyber Espionage and Barriers to Digital Trade in China
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
9 am | 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Briefing: “Making a Maker” and Undergraduate Research
Congressional STEM Education Caucus and “Maker” Caucus
Noon | B-340 Rayburn House Office Building

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

House Floor: H.R. 2596, Intelligence Authorization Act for FY2016
The bill would authorize certain cybersecurity programs.

Hearing: Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: What Can Providers and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Do To Improve the Electronic Health Record User Experience?
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
10 am | 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing: OPM Data Breach
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
10 am | 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Markup: Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
10:30 am | 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Markup: H.R. 2770, Keeping Our Travelers Safe and Secure Act
The bill would require certain maintenance of security-related technology at airports.
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security
11:30 am | 311 Cannon House Office Building

Hearing: Progress Toward a Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
2 pm | 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Markup: H.R. 805, DOTCOM Act (Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act)
House Energy and Commerce Committee
5 pm | 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Hearing: Drones: The Next Generation of Commerce?
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
9 am | 2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Hearing: FY 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
9 am | 2358-C Rayburn House Office Building

Hearing: Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Evaluating Accreditation’s Role in Ensuring Quality
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
10 am | 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing: Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
10 am | 253 Russell Senate Office Building

Markup: H.R. 1643, Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2015
House Judiciary Committee
10 am | 2141 Rayburn House Office Building