25 January 2010

This week in Congress (25 January 2010)

The following legislative activities, which affect U.S. servicemembers and veterans or concern military justice issues, are occurring this week in the U.S. Congress:

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

House Committee on the Judiciary, markup on the Equal Justice for Our Military Act of 2009, H.R. 569, 1015 hours, 2138 Rayburn House Office Building. A link to the live web cast can be found here. This blog has discussed the bill here and here. CAAFlog has also provided past highlights of a subcommittee hearing conducted in June 2009 which can be found here. A markup memo, which was released in December 2009, is available here.

House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, hearing on Roundtable on Meeting the Unique Health Care Needs of Rural Veterans, 1000 hours, 345 Cannon House Office Building. A live web cast can be viewed here.

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Markup: Pending legislation, and vote on the nomination of Raul Perea-Henze to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning, 0930 hours, 418 Russell Senate Office Building. [It is unclear as to what pending legislation will be marked up. I do have an email into the Committee and will update this post with the relevant information if and when the Committee responds.]

For this week in military justice go to CAAFlog here.

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