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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


           Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, be authorized to meet during 
the session of the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m., in room SR-328A 
of the Russell Senate Office Building, to conduct a hearing entitled 
``High Frequency and Automated Trading in Futures Markets.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


               Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Energy and Natural Resources be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m., in room SD-366A of 
the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     Committee on Foreign Relations

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on May 13, 2014, at 3:30 p.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


          Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions be authorized to meet during 
the session of the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m., in room SD-430 
of the Dirksen Senate Office Building to conduct a hearing entitled 
``Strengthening Minority Serving Institutions: Best Practices and 
Innovations for Student Success.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs be authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. to 
conduct a hearing entitled ``Improving Financial Management at the 
Department of Defense.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       Committee on the Judiciary

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on the Judiciary be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate, on May 13, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., in room SD-226 of the Dirksen 
Senate Office Building, to conduct a hearing entitled ``Judicial 
Nominations.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                    Select Committee on Intelligence

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Select 
Committee on Intelligence be authorized to meet during the session of 
the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                  Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, be authorized to 
meet during the session of the Senate on May 13, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., in 
room SD-226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, to conduct a hearing 
entitled ``Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft: Are Our Laws 
Adequate for Today's Threats?''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                   Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and 
Public Works be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on 
May 13, at 3 p.m. in room SD-406 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building 
to conduct a hearing entitled, ``Solving the Problem of Polluted 
Transportation Infrastructure Stormwater Runoff.''

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  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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