This week in Washington, D.C., the House will continue consideration of the Defense, Labor-HHS-Educations, State and Foreign Operations, Energy and Water, and Legislative Branch funding bill.  The House may also consider H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2020 [Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020].

The Senate may consider S. 1790, “The National Defense Authorization Act.”  The Senate is also expected to consider a number of judicial nominations.

In Committee on Wednesday,  the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy will hold a hearing: “Slowing Economic Growth: The Impact of Recent Trade and Tax Policies on the U.S. Economy.” Also on Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing: “Combating Kleptocracy: Beneficial Ownership, Money Laundering, and Other Reforms;” the House Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing: “Unlocked Potential? Small Businesses in the Cannabis Industry;” the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets will hold a hearing: “Putting Investors First: Examining Proposals to Strengthen Enforcement Against Securities Law Violators;” the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law will hold a hearing: “Oversight of Bankruptcy Law and Legislative Proposals; and the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing: “Overview Of Section 512(a)(7):  Unrelated Business Taxable Income Increased By Disallowed Fringe Benefits.”

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