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Senate Schedule for NOVEMBER 13, 2019
Southern Border Migration Review

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 -- Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis.) hearing on "Unprecedented Migration at the U.S. Southern Border: The Year in Review."
Lung Illnesses/Youth Electronic Cigarette Use

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) hearing on "Examining the Response to Lung Illnesses and Rising Youth Electronic Cigarette Use."
Commercial Nuclear Reactor Performance/Safety Initiatives

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 -- Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo.) hearing on United States commercial nuclear reactor performance trends and safety initiatives.
Pending Nominations

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 -- Senate Judiciary Committee (Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.) hearing on the nominations of Stanley Blumenfeld to be U.S. district judge for the Central District of California; Grace Karaffa Obermann to be a judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; Mark C. Scarsi to be U.S. district judge for the Central District of California; and Stephen A. Vaden to be a judge of the U.S. Court of International Trade.
Pending Business

NOVEMBER 13, 2019 -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss.) markup of S.10, to require the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia to develop a plan for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in South Florida; S.481, to encourage States to require the installation of residential carbon monoxide detectors in homes; S.999, to provide for Federal coordination of activities supporting sustainable chemistry; S.1069, to require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a constituent-driven program to provide a digital information platform capable of efficiently integrating coastal data with decision-support tools, training, and best practices and to support collection of priority coastal geospatial data to inform and improve local, State, regional, and Federal capacities to manage the coastal region; S.1640, to require compliant flame mitigation devices to be used on portable fuel containers for flammable liquid fuels; S.1982, to improve efforts to combat marine debris; S.2330, to amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act to provide for congressional oversight of the board of directors of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and to protect amateur athletes from emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; S.2346, to improve the Fishery Resource Disaster Relief program of the National Marine Fisheries Service; S.2429, to reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and to establish the United States Coral Reef Task Force; S.2453, to assist in the conservation of the North Atlantic right whale by supporting and providing financial resources for North Atlantic right whale conservation programs and projects of persons with expertise required for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales; S.2472, to redesignate the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Plum Brook Station, Ohio, as the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at the Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility; S.2525, to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to conduct a study of personal protective equipment worn by firefighters to determine the prevalence and concentration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances; S.2535, to require the Secretary of Commerce to conduct an assessment and analysis relating to the decline in the business formation rate in the United States; S.2597, to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make certain operational models available to the public; S.2693, to improve oversight by the Federal Communications Commission of the wireless and broadcast emergency alert systems; S.2775, to improve the cyber workforce of the United States; S.2782, to improve provisions of law relating to sexual harassment and assault prevention at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; S.2789, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations; S.2800, to authorize programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; S.2805, to improve transit-oriented development financing; H.R.3153, to direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support research on opioid addiction; S.2802, the "Marine Mammal Research and Response Act of 2019"; and vote on the nominations of Ian Paul Steff to be assistant Commerce secretary and director general of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; Michael Graham to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board and to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board; Carl Whitney Bentzel to be a Federal Maritime commissioner; Theodore Rokita to be a director of the Amtrak Board of Directors; and routine lists in the Coast Guard.
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