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The Week Ahead - December 7, 2020
Posted December 06, 2020 by CUNA Advocacy


The Senate will convene at 3:00 pm on Monday, December 7 and resume consideration of Stephen Sidney Schwartz to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. 

The House of Representatives will consider the conference report to H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.

Both chambers of Congress are expected to consider legislation to fund government operations beyond Friday, December 11th, the current deadline.  It is likely that the Congress will pass a short-tern continuing resolution to give budget negotiators more time to reach a compromise FY 2021 omnibus spending bill.  Congressional leadership is also negotiating the terms of a possible COVID-19 relief package that may be added to an omnibus spending deal.




The Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy will hold a hearing: "Investigating Challenges to American Retirement Security."



 The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee will hold a hearing: "Small Business in Crisis: The 2020 Paycheck Protection Program and its Future."