This Week in Congress - August 2, 2010

August 2, 2010

Date Body Committee
8/3/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 
10:00 a.m.
Dirksen 538
Livable Communities Act of 2009
Business meeting to consider S.1619, to establish the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, to establish the Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities, to establish a comprehensive planning grant program, to establish a sustainability challenge grant program.     
8/3/2010 Senate Budget 
10:00 a.m.
608 Dirksen
Hearings to examine a status report on the United States economy.
8/3/2010 Senate Judiciary: Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts 
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen
Hearings to examine protecting public interest, focusing on understanding the threat of agency capture.
8/4/2010 Senate Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Oversight 
10:00 a.m.
406 Dirksen
A joint oversight hearing on the use of oil dispersants in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
8/4/2010 Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Investigations 
2:30 p.m.
342 Dirksen
Social Security Disability Fraud: Case Studies in Federal Employees and Commercial Drivers Licenses
The Subcommittee plans to hold a hearing focusing on the findings of a Government Accountability Office Report entitled "Social Security Administration: Cases of Federal Employees and Transportation Drivers and Owners Who Fraudulently and/or Improperly Received SSA Disability Payments."
8/5/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Policy
10:30 a.m.
538 Dirksen
Hearings to examine the Obama Administration Manufacturing Agenda.     
8/6/2010 Senate Joint Economic Committee
9:30 a.m.
106 Dirksen
Hearings to examine the employment situation for July 2010.

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