Today on the Hill
The Senate convenes at 10:00 a.m. ET. Following a period of morning business the Senate will proceed to roll call votes on the conformation of the nomination of Regina McCarthy to be assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.1256, FDA Regulation
The House is in session and meets at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes on 17 suspended bills are scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
Noteworthy Senate Hearings
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (2:30 p.m.): Holds a hearing on the nomination of Rand Beers to be undersecretary for national protection and programs in the Homeland Security Department. The nominee testifies. 342 Dirksen.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources (2:15 p.m.): Holds a hearing on the nominations of Catherine Radford Zoi to be assistant secretary for efficiency, and renewable energy, and William Brinkman to be director of the Office of Science at the Energy Department; and Anne Castle to be assistant secretary of the Interior Department. The nominees testify. 366 Dirksen.
Senate Environment and Public Works (10 a.m.): Holds a hearing on the nomination of Victor Mendez to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. The nominee testifies. 406 Dirksen.
Senate Appropriations (10:30 a.m.): Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee holds a hearing on "A review of the President's FY2010 funding request and budget justification for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)." SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro; and CFTC Chairman Gray Gensler, testify. 138 Dirksen.
Noteworthy House Hearings
House (Select) Intelligence (5 p.m.): Select Intelligence Oversight Panel holds a closed hearing on the Central Intelligence Agency. CIA Director Leon Panetta testifies. The Capitol, room H-140.
House Appropriations (2 p.m.): Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee holds a hearing on the Health and Human Services Department. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies. 2359 Rayburn.
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