A Daily Legislative Update Service of the Governmental Affairs Office
daily edition 2.9.2009
The Senate is in session today.
The House is in session today.
Congressional Record, Vol. 155, Nos. 23-25 (February 5-7, 2009)
CQ Daily, Vol. 45, Nos. 22-23 (February 6-9, 2009)
Federal Register, Vol. 74, Nos. 24-25 (February 6-9, 2009)
 
Business Law
Hearings
The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the financial rescue program. 2/10/09, 10 am, 106 Dirksen.
The Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing on policies to address the crisis in the financial and housing markets. 2/11/09, 10 am, 608 Dirksen.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Need for Increased Fraud Enforcement in the Wake of the Economic Downturn.” 2/11/09, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.
The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the financial rescue program. 2/11/09, 10 am, 2128 Rayburn.
Children/Families
Hearings
The Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee, will hold a hearing titled “Youth Violence: Trends, Myths and Solutions.” 2/11/09, 2 pm, 2141 Rayburn.
Committee Action
The House Education and Labor Committee will mark up the Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2009. 2/11/09, 10 am, 2175 Rayburn.
Notices
On 2/9/09, the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, withdrew a request issued 1/26/09 for public comment and tribal consultation meetings concerning proposed regulations for transferring children from the placement and care responsibility of a state Title IV-E agency to a tribal Title IV-E agency and for the tribal share of Title IV-E administration and training expenditures. FR 6362.
Civil Rights/Constitutional Law
Committee Action
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will mark up S 160, legislation to provide full House voting rights for the District of Columbia. 2/11/09, 10 am, 342 Dirksen.
Environmental Law
Hearings
The House Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Energy and Commerce Committee, will hold a hearing titled “The Climate Crisis: National Security, Economic and Public Health Threats.” 2/12/09, 10am, 2123 Rayburn.
Health Law  
Bills Introduced
S 391 ( Wyden, D-OR), to provide affordable, guaranteed private health coverage that will make Americans healthier and can never be taken away; to Finance. S1677, CR 2/5/09.
Notices
On 2/6/09, the Federal Register published a 2/4/09 presidential memorandum requesting that to the secretary of health and human services withdraw letters sent 8/17/07 and 5/7/08 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to state health officials that limited the flexibility of states to set income eligibility standards for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program plans. FR 6347.
National Security
Hearings
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on structuring national security and homeland security at the White House. 2/12/09, 10 am, 342 Dirksen.
The Senate Select Intelligence Committee will hold a hearing on worldwide security threats. 2/12/09, 2:30 pm, 216 Hart.

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