9:30 a.m. SYRIAN ATROCITIES PHOTOS — Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) will participate in the opening of a special photo display sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to recognize atrocities and crimes against humanity suffered by Syrian civilians. The photo display ("Caesar's Photos: Inside Syria's Secret Prisons") includes photos taken by Caesar, a Syrian Army defector who was witness to and a documenter of Bashar al-Assad's brutality, and shows what Syrians continue to endure at the hands of the Assad regime.

Location: CVC Auditorium (changes location from Rayburn Room).

Notes: Camera set-up time is 8:30 a.m. All media interested in attending the event should contact Raymund Flandez at 202-314-1772 or at rflandez@ushmm.org. A mult-box will be available onsite.

11 a.m. SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM — In advance of a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly known as food stamps), four Members of Congress who champion hunger issues will release a hunger guide they recently distributed to their colleagues. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro is a former Chairwoman of the Agriculture Appropriations subcommittee and Congressman Sam Farr is its current Ranking Member. Congressman Jim McGovern is Co-Chair of the Congressional Hunger Caucus, of which Congresswomen Barbara Lee and Jan Schakowsky are members.

Location: Studio B, House TV/Radio Gallery.

Contacts: Sara Lonardo (Rep. DeLauro), 202-225-3661

2 p.m. 'PLANNED PARENTHOOD ATROCITY' — Reps. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Sean Duffy (WI-07) and Ann Wagner (MO-02) host a press conference calling for further investigation into the evidence presented in undercover videos recorded by the Center for Medical Progress, which depicts Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, discussing fetal dismemberment and the selling of unborn children's organs and limbs.

Location: Radio TV Press Gallery; House Visitors Center Studio A (HVC-Studio A).

Contacts: Jeff Sagnip (Rep. Smith), 202-225-3765

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. CSIS - CYBER POLICY TASK FORCE — The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Strategic Technologies Program hosts a press briefing to discuss the CSIS Cyber Policy Task Force. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., co-chairs of the task force, will talk about the state of cybersecurity strategies and legislation. Closing remarks by Karen Evans, national director, U.S. Cyber Challenge, partner, KE&T Partners, LLC.

Location: H-137, Capitol.

Contacts: H. Andrew Schwartz (aschwartz@csis.org), 202-775-3242

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. NFL CLINIC — The National Football League, in partnership with USA Football, will host an interactive educational session and football clinic regarding Heads Up Football on Capitol Hill for Members of Congress, Congressional staff and their families. As part of this event, children will have the opportunity to participate in a youth football clinic led by NFL players and USA Football Master Trainers, while adults will hear from a panel of experts about how the NFL and USA Football are improving football safety. The event will be hosted by Roman Oben, NFL Director of Youth and High School Football and former NFL player. The panel discussion will be led by the following experts: Christine Golic: Heads Up Football Advisory Committee member and NFL Consultant on Youth Football; Dr. Catherine McGill: Pediatric Neuropsychologist at the Childrens National Health System; Andy Ryland: USA Football Sr. Manager of Football Development and Heads Up Football Master Trainer Coach Educator.

Location: Rayburn Cafeteria.

Notes: For more information or to confirm your attendance please contact: Rachel Edery at Edelman (212-729-2182; rachel.edery@edelman.com)



10 a.m. — The House will meet for Morning Hour debate and at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:15-2:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:15-4:15 p.m.



10 a.m. AGRICULTURE — Full committee hearing on Recognizing the continuing contributions of the 1890s Land-Grant Universities on the 125th Anniversary of the passage of the Second Morrill Act.

Location: 1300 Longworth.

10 a.m. FINANCIAL SERVICES — Full Committee, "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy." Witness: Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Location: 2128 Rayburn.

10 a.m. HOMELAND SECURITY — Full Committee, "The Rise of Radicalization: Is the U.S. Government Failing to Counter International & Domestic Terror?"

Location: 311 Cannon.

10 a.m. JUDICIARY — Markup of H.R. 1656, the "Secret Service Improvements Act of 2015."

Location: 2141 Rayburn.

10 a.m. OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM — Committee concludes two days of hearings on criminal justice reform. Witnesses: Kevin Ring, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Families Against Mandatory Minimums; Marc A. Levin, Director, Right on Crime and Center for Effective Justice, Texas Public Policy Foundation; John G. Malcolm, Director, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation; Liz Ryan, President and CEO, Youth First! Initiative; Brett L. Tolman, Co-Chair, White Collar Criminal Defense and Corporate Compliance Practice Group, Ray Quinney & Nebeker.

Location: 2154 Rayburn.

10 a.m. SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY — Full Committee, "Investigating Contract Misconduct at the National Weather Service." Witnesses: Mark Greenblatt, Deputy Assistant General for Compliance & Ethics, Office of Inspector General, Department of Commerce; Robert Byrd, Former Chief Financial Officer, National Weather Service; Peter Jiron, Former Deputy Chief Financial Officer, National Weather Service.

Location: 2318 Rayburn.

10 a.m. VETERANS' AFFAIRS — Full Committee hearing on "Exploring VAs Administration of Individual Unemployability Benefits." (Preceded by a Full Committee Markup of H.R. 1994.)

Location: 334 Cannon.

10:30 a.m. NATURAL RESOURCES — Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will convene an oversight hearing titled, "The Future of Hydraulic Fracturing on Federally Managed Lands."

Location: 1324 Longworth.

Notes: Time changed from 10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m. WAYS AND MEANS — Human Resources Subcommittee hearing on welfare reform proposals, specifically the reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Location: 1100 Longworth.

11 a.m. SMALL BUSINESS — Full Committee hearing titled "&8203;Taking Flight: Small Business Utilization of Unmanned Aircraft." Witnesses: Brian Wynne, President & CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Arlington, VA; Mike Gilkey, CEO and Director of Flight Operations, 3D Aerial Solutions LLC, Dayton, OH; Brian Streem, CEO/Founder, AeroCine, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. Tim McLain, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Director of the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. http://www.smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=398141sthash.O4flQS5o.dpuf

Location: 2360 Rayburn.

1 p.m. FOREIGN AFFAIRS — Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, "U.S. Economic and Military Alliances in Asia." Witnesses: Walter Lohman, Director, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation; Randall Schriver, President and Chief Executive Officer, Project 2049 Institute.

Location: 2200 Rayburn.

1:30 p.m. AGRICULTURE — Subcommittee on Nutrition hearing on Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Developing and Using Evidence-Based Solutions.

Location: 1300 Longworth.

Notes: A related press conference will be held prior to this hearing (see above).

2 p.m. NATURAL RESOURCES — The Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills: H.R. 1028, "Return of Certain Lands At Fort Wingate to The Original Inhabitants Act"; H.R. 2684, "Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act"; H.R. 2733, "Nevada Native Nations Lands Act."

Location: 1324 Longworth.

2 p.m. OVERSIGHT & GOVERNMENT REFORM — Subcommittee on Information Technology, Subcommittee on Interior joint hearing to explore the Department of the Interior's (DOI) role in the recent U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach. Witnesses: Sylvia Burns, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior; Mary Kendall, Deputy Inspector General, U.S. Department of the Interior.

Location: 2154 Rayburn.

3 p.m. JUDICIARY — Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, Oversight Hearing on the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Witnesses: Howard A. Shelanksi, Administrator, Office of Information Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Karen R. Harned Esq., Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business, Small Business Legal Center; Dr. Richard Williams, Director of Regulatory Studies Program, Mercatus Center; Prof. Noah M. Sachs, Director, Robert R. Merhige Jr. Center for Environmental Studies, University of Richmond School of Law.

Location: 2141 Rayburn.