Monday, September 13, 2021

Committee Hearings – Week of 9-12-21

With the Senate back in Washington and the House conducting another ‘Hearing Week’, there will be a number of hearings of interest. The House continues hearings to craft portions of the $3.4 trillion social infrastructure bill, including more CISA funding. Three CSB nominees will receive confirmation votes in the Senate.

More CISA Funding

On Tuesday the House Homeland Security Committee will hold a markup hearing on the “Committee Print providing for reconciliation pursuant to S. Con. Res. 14.”. The Committee print for the Homeland Security portion of the bill includes spending allocations for:

• Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center,

• Execution of a national multi-factor authentication campaign,

Crossfeed program, and

• Cybersecurity workforce development and education.

CSB Nominations

On Wednesday the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a business meeting that will include consideration of the following nominations for Board Members for the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB):

• Stephen A. Owens,

• Jennifer B. Sass, and

• Sylvia E. Johnson

The Committee held a confirmation hearing on these nominees on July 29th, 2021. The nominations were submitted to the Senate back in April.

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