The Senate convenes Monday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. The House is in recess until Nov. 13.
- FAA. The chamber will resume consideration of the five-year FAA reauthorization bill (H.R. 302). A procedural vote is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today. As a reminder, the Senate passed a short-term extension (through Oct. 7) last week.
- Opioids Legislation. This week, the chamber will take up and pass H.R. 6, as amended by the House.
- Nomination. Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court remains on hold until the FBI completes its supplemental background investigation.
KEY HEARINGS & MEETINGS
Tax & Financial Services
- Oct. 2 – Senate Banking Committee to hold a hearing on the implementation of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
- Oct. 2 – Senate Finance Committee to hold a hearing to consider the nomination of Andrew Saul to be commissioner of Social Security.
- Oct. 3 – Senate Small Business Committee to hold a hearing on “Expanding Opportunities for Small Businesses through the Tax Code.”
- Oct. 3 – Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on big bank bankruptcy, focusing on 10 years after Lehman Brothers.
- Oct. 3-4 – U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to hold its first fintech conference.
- Oct. 5 – CFTC to hold a meeting of its Technology Advisory Committee.
- Oct. 3 – Senate HELP Committee to hold a subcommittee hearing to examine rare diseases, focusing on expediting treatments for patients.
- Oct. 3. – Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a subcommittee hearing on the oversight of the enforcement of the antitrust laws.
- Oct. 3 – Senate EPW Committee to hold a subcommittee hearing on the oversight of the EPA’s implementation of sound and transparent science in regulation.