AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 181
(Senate - November 15, 2018)

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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET

  Mr. CORNYN. Mr. President, I have 8 requests for committees to meet 
during today's session of the Senate. They have the approval of the 
Majority and Minority leaders.
  Pursuant to rule XXVI, paragraph 5(a), of the Standing Rules of the 
Senate, the following committees are authorized to meet during today's 
session of the Senate:


                      Committee on Armed Services

  The Committee on Armed Services is authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., to 
conduct a hearing on the following nominations: William Bookless, to be 
Principal Deputy Administrator, National Nuclear Security 
Administration and Thomas McCaffery, to be Assistant secretary of 
Defense of Health Affairs.


            Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

  The Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is authorized to 
meet during the session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, 
at 10 a.m., to conduct a hearing entitled ``The semiannual testimony of 
the Federal Reserve's Supervision and regulation of the financial 
system.''


               Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

  The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10 
a.m., to conduct a hearing.


               Committee on Environment and Public Works

  The Committee on Environment and Public Works is authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10 
a.m., to conduct a hearing entitled ``Examining Funding needs for the 
wildlife Conservation, Recovery, and Management''.


                          Committee on Finance

  The Committee on Finance is authorized to meet during the session of 
the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10 a.m., to conduct a 
hearing on the following nominations: Andrew M. Saul, of New York, to 
be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 
2019, and Gail S. Ennis, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, both of 
the Social Security Administration, and Gordon Hartogensis, of 
Connecticut, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty 
Corporation.


        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

  The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs is 
authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on Thursday, 
November 15, 2018, at 10 a.m., to conduct a hearing on the following 
nominations: Ronald D. Vitiello, of Illinois, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of Homeland Security, and Richard S. Tischner, of Virginia, 
to be Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency 
for the District of Columbia.


                       Committee on the Judiciary

  The Committee on the Judiciary is authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 10 a.m., to 
conduct a business meeting and hearing on the following nominations: 
Bridget S. Bade, of Arizona, and Eric D. Miller, of Washington, both to 
be a United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, Eric E. Murphy, 
of Ohio, and Chad A. Readier, of Ohio, both to be a United States 
Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, Allison Jones Rushing, of North 
Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, 
Rossie David Alston, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the 
Eastern District of Virginia, Thomas P. Barber, and Wendy Williams 
Berger, both to be a United States District Judge for the Middle 
District of Florida, Pamela A. Barker, to be United States District 
Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, Karin J Immergut, to be United 
States District Judge for the District of Oregon, Corey Landon Maze, to 
be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 
Sarah Daggett Morrison, to be United States District Judge for the 
Southern District of Ohio, Rodney Smith, to be United States District 
Judge for the Southern District of Florida, T. Kent Wetherell II, to be 
United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 
Richard A. Hertling, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States 
Court of Federal Claims, and Kim Gaffney, to be United States Marshal 
for the Western District of Wisconsin, Bradley Jay LaRose, to be United 
States Marshal for the District of Vermont, and Douglas J. Strike, to 
be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Iowa, all of the 
Department of Justice.


                    Select Committee on Intelligence

  The Select Committee on Intelligence is authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 2 p.m., to 
conduct a hearing closed briefing.

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