House Republicans have included similar language in the tax extender bill they hope to pass next week.
The markups are just one of several committee meetings next week; here are more details on the Keystone markups and other full committee meetings:
December 15, "Mark Up of the Expected Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act"
10 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building
House Financial Services
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
December 15, "The Collapse of MF Global"
1 p.m., HVC-210
House Foreign Affairs
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade
December 15, markup of H.R. 3537, to require the Secretary of State to act on a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline
9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
December 15, markup of H.R. 3537
11 a.m., 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
House Transportation and Infrastructure
December 15, "California's High-Speed Rail Plan: Skyrocketing Costs and Project Concerns"
10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn House Office Building