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From the SSA Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs:

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS, MARKUPS, AND OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST 

 

REPORT OF PENDING SSA-RELATED HEARINGS,

MARKUPS, AND OTHER

EVENTS OF INTEREST

 

  

I.                  Hearings/Events at Which SSA is Expected to Participate

 

               None.

 

  II.        Other Congressional Hearings/Markups of Interest

 

9/16       Senate Finance Committee (Wyden), 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Retirement Savings 2.0: Updating Savings Policy for the Modern Economy.”  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=9bcd48e6-5056-a032-520c-a6994823568d

 

9/16       Senate Special Committee on Aging (Nelson), 2:00 p.m., 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Harnessing the Power of Telehealth: Promises and Challenges?”  For further information:  http://www.aging.senate.gov/hearings/harnessing-the-power-of-telehealth-promises-and-challenges

 

9/16       Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Health Care (Rockefeller), 2:30 p.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “The Children's Health Insurance Program: Protecting America's Children and Families.”  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=9b08df31-5056-a032-5244-10d120336181

                             

9/17      POSTPONED - House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity (Flores), 10:00 a.m., 334 Cannon House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “A Review of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP).”  For further information:  http://veterans.house.gov/hearing/a-review-of-the-transition-assistance-program-tap

 

9/17      House Rules Committee, Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House (Nugent), 11:00 a.m., H-313, U.S. Capitol Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Proposed Rules Changes for the 114th Congress.”  For further information:  http://rules.house.gov/news/announcement/subcommittee-hearing-announcement-members-day-hearing


 

9/17      House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (Issa), 12:00 p.m.,

               2154 Rayburn House Office Building:  The committee will markup legislation to empower Inspectors General.  

 

9/18      Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (Harkin), 9:30 a.m.,

               430 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Fulfilling the Promise: Overcoming Persistent Barriers to Economic Self-Sufficiency for People with Disabilities.”  For further information:  http://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=ff4d0969-5056-a032-521b-a692be939084

 

9/18      Senate Finance Committee (Wyden), 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building:  The committee will hold a markup to consider the nomination of Carolyn Watts Colvin to be Commissioner of Social Security.  For further information:  http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=ccda61e7-5056-a032-5247-ee3e5081a99e

 

9/18      House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (Issa), 11:00 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building:  The committee will hold a hearing titled “Examining ObamaCare's Failures in Security, Accountability and Transparency.”  For further information:  http://oversight.house.gov/hearing/examining-obamacares-failures-security-accountability-transparency/

 

9/18      House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere (Salmon), 3:00 p.m., 2200 Rayburn House Office Building:  The subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Unaccompanied Alien Children: Pressing the Administration for a Strategy.”  For further information:  http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-unaccompanied-alien-children-pressing-administration-strategy

 

III.               Other Events of Interest

 

9/16       The Social Security Advisory Board will meet in Baltimore, MD from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  For further information:  http://ssab.gov/

 

9/17       Government Executive and SourceAmerica will hold an event titled, “The Future of Federal Procurement.”  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown, 999 Ninth Street, NW.  For further information:  http://www.cvent.com/events/the-future-of-federal-procurement/event-summary-b26f7898f6814e8ca364de9a06e4998b.aspx

 

9/17       The National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) will hold a National Webinar titled, “Ticket to Work for People Who Have a Mental Illness:  Support on Your Journey to Employment,” beginning at 3:00 p.m.  WISE webinars are online events held for beneficiaries to learn about the Ticket to Work Program and available work incentives through accessible learning opportunities.  For further information:  https://www.chooseworkttw.net/wise/jsp/wise.jsp 

 

9/18      The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) will hold a discussion on “Creating Value From Government Data:  The Next Wave of Data-Driven Innovation,” beginning at 11:30 a.m., Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.itif.org/events/creating-value-government-data-next-wave-data-driven-innovation

 

9/18      American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will hold an event beginning at 2:15 p.m., AEI, Twelfth Floor, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  Speaker John Boehner will deliver his five-point policy vision to reset America’s economy.

                

9/19       The Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) will hold an event titled, “Reforming Medicare:  What Does the Public Think?”  The event begins at 9:15 a.m., AEI, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.  For further information:  http://www.brookings.edu/events/2014/09/19-medicare-reform-public-opinion