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Senate Schedule for JUNE 29, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.) hearing on "Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation: Update from the U.S. Secretary of Education on Proposed Regulations."
Pending Business

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee (Chairman John Thune, R-S.D.) markup of S.3084, the "American Innovation and Competitiveness Act"; S.827, the "Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2015"; S.2997, the "Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2016"; S.1717, to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels from certain requirements if improvements made; S.3088, the "Deadline for Compliance with Alternative Safety Compliance Program"; S.3087, the "American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act"; S.3059, the "Marine Mammal Research and Response Act of 2016"; S.2219, the "Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2015"; S.3086, to reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris; S.3099, the "Access for Sportfishing Act of 2016"; and votes on the nominations of Peggy Gustafson to be inspector general of the Commerce Department; and Michael Khouri to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner.
State-Foreign Operations Appropriations

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Senate Appropriations Committee (Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss.) markup of the "State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2017."
Pending Business

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee (Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.) hearing on S.244, to require an independent comprehensive review of the process by which the Department of Veterans Affairs assesses cognitive impairments that result from traumatic brain injury for purposes of awarding disability compensation; S.603, the "Rural Veterans Travel Enhancement Act of 2015"; S.2210, the "Veteran PEER Act"; S.2279, the "Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act"; S.2316, to expand the requirements for reissuance of veterans benefits in cases of misuse of benefits by certain fiduciaries to include misuse by all fiduciaries, to improve oversight of fiduciaries; S.2791, the "Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act"; S.2958, to establish a pilot program on partnership agreements to construct new facilities for the Department of Veterans Affairs; S.3021, to authorize the use of Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to pursue independent study programs at certain educational institutions that are not institutions of higher learning; S.3023, the "Arla Harrell Act"; S.3032, the "Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2016"; S.3035, the "Maximizing Efficiency and Improving Access to Providers at the Department of Veterans Affairs Act of 2016"; S.3055, the "Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2016"; S.3076, the "Charles Duncan Buried with Honor Act of 2016"; S.3081, the "Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act"; legislation to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, to improve the enforcement of such employment and reemployment rights; legislation to expand eligibility for readjustment counseling to certain members of the Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces; legislation to authorize payment by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the costs associated with service by medical residents and interns at facilities operated by Indian tribes and tribal organizations, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to expand medical residencies and internships at such facilities; and a Discussion Draft to authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to acquire, operate, and maintain the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial in Marnes-la-Coquette, France.
Pending Legislation

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Senate Indian Affairs Committee (Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo.) hearing on S.2796, the "Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act"; S.2959, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the White Mountain Apache Tribe Settlement Fund; and S.3013, the "Salish and Kootenai Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016."
EPA Enforcement Oversight

JUNE 29, 2016 -- Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee hearing on "Oversight of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Enforcement and Compliance Programs."
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