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[Daily Digest] [Page D382] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Wednesday, May 2, 2001 [[Page D382]] Daily Digest HIGHLIGHTS House Committee ordered reported the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003. Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S4125-S4185 Measures Introduced: Five bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 814-818, S. Res. 80, and S. Con. Res. 35. Page S4175 Elementary and Secondary Education Act Authorization: Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1, to extend programs and activities under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and then began consideration of the bill. Pages S4125-35, S4138-58, S4161-67 A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill and a certain amendment to be proposed thereto, on Thursday, May 3, 2001. Page S4166 Messages From the President: Senate received the following messages from the President of the United States: Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report concerning the District of Columbia Courts Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Submission; to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. (PM-16) Page S4171 Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report on the National Emergency with Respect to Sudan; referred jointly, pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975 as modified by the order of April 11, 1986; to the Committees on Appropriations; and Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-17) Page S4171 Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations: Robert Gordon Card, of Colorado, to be Under Secretary of Energy. A routine list in the Air Force. Page S4185 Executive Communications: Page S4172 Petitions and Memorials: Pages S4172-75 Messages From the House: Page S4171 Measures Referred: Pages S4171-72 Statements on Introduced Bills: Pages S4177-83 Additional Cosponsors: Pages S4175-77 Amendments Submitted: Page S4184 Additional Statements: Pages S4168-71 Notices of Hearings: Page S4184 Authority for Committees: Page S4184 Privileges of the Floor: Page S4185 Adjournment: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 6:31 p.m., until 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, May 3, 2001. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4185.)
[Daily Digest] [Pages D382-D383] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings (Committees not listed did not meet) APPROPRIATIONS--LABOR Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Labor, after receiving testimony from Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor. APPROPRIATIONS--LEGISLATIVE BRANCH Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Legislative Branch concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002, after receiving testimony in behalf of funds for their respective activities from Representative Saxton, Vice-Chairman, Joint Economic Committee; Representative Thomas, Chairman, Joint Committee on Taxation; and James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, and Daniel P. Mulhollan, Director, Congressional Research Service, both of the Library of Congress. APPROPRIATIONS--VETERANS AFFAIRS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Veterans Affairs, after receiving testimony from Anthony J. Principi, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who was accompanied by several of his associates. INDIVIDUAL FISHING QUOTA Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries concluded hearings on S. 637, to amend the Magnuson-Stevens [[Page D383]] Fishery Conservation and Management Act to authorize the establishment of individual fishery quota systems, after receiving testimony from Patten D. White, Maine Lobstermen's Association, Inc., York; Joseph T. Plesha, Trident Seafoods Corporation, and Don Giles, Icicle Seafoods, Inc., both of Seattle, Washington; Harlan Kay Williams, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, Tampa, Florida; Linda Behnken, Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association, Sitka; Lee R. Crockett, Marine Fish Conservation Network, Washington, D.C.; Jon Sutinen, University of Rhode Island Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Kingston; and Michael K. Orbach, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Beaufort, North Carolina. HUMAN CLONING Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space held hearings to examine the scientific, ethical, moral, and social concerns of human cloning, including a proposal to prohibit the cloning of human embryos, receiving testimony from Representative Weldon; Clarke D. Forsythe, Americans United for Life, and Leon R. Kass, University of Chicago Committee on Social Thought, both of Chicago, Illinois; Rudolf Jaenisch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, on behalf of the American Society For Cell Biology; and Margaret Colin, Feminists for Life, William Kristol, The Bioethics Project, Robert A. Best, Culture of Life Foundation, Richard M. Doerflinger, National Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee for Pro-Life Activities, Carl B. Feldbaum, Biotechnology Industry Organization, and Jaydee Hanson, United Methodist Church, all of Washington, D.C. Hearings recessed subject to call. GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee concluded hearings to examine the science of global climate change and issues related to the timing, options and obstacles of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions, after receiving testimony from Kevin E. Trenberth, Head, Climate Analysis Section, National Center for Atmospheric Research, National Science Foundation; Marilyn A. Brown, Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Jamee Edmonds, Senior Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, both of the Department of Energy; Richard S. Lindzen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; John R. Christy, University of Alabama Earth System Science Center, Huntsville; Rattan Lal, Ohio State University Carbon Management and Sequestration Program, Columbus; and James E. Rogers, Cinergy Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio. NOMINATIONS Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Charles A. James, Jr. and Daniel J. Bryant, both of Virginia, each to be an Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, after the nominees, who were introduced by Senators Warner, Allen, and Biden, and Representatives Hyde and Conyers, testified and answered questions in their own behalf. TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT IMPLEMENTATION Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition concluded hearings on the state of local telephone competition five years after the implementation of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, and the potential need for additional legislation to provide a different balance between the incumbent and competitive providers of local telephone service, after receiving testimony from Patrick Henry Wood III, Public Utility Commission of Texas, Austin; Reed E. Hundt, McKinsey and Company, Inc., Washington, D.C.; David Dorman, AT Corporation, Basking Ridge, New Jersey; James O. Robbins, Cox Communications, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia; Larissa Herda, Time Warner Telecom, Inc., Littleton, Colorado; and James D. Ellis, SBC Telecommunications, Inc., San Antonio, Texas. H
[Daily Digest] [Pages D383-D384] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] House of Representatives Chamber Action Bills Introduced: 21 public bills, H.R. 1672-1692; and 3 resolutions, H.J. Res. 47; H. Con. Res. 122, and H. Res. 129, were introduced. Page H1860 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: H. Res. 130, waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules (H. Rept. 107-54). Page H1859 Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Archbishop Michael J. Champion, Coadjutor to the Primate and Archbishop of Cleveland Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church in the United States. Page H1735 Journal: Agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal of Tuesday, May 1 by a recorded vote of 377 [[Page D384]] ayes to 47 noes with 1 voting ``present'', Roll No. 93. Pages H1735, H1747-48 Recess: The House recessed at 9:07 a.m. and reconvened at 10:46 a.m. Pages H1735, H1744 The United States Association of Former Members of Congress: Agreed that the proceedings of the United States Association of Former Members of Congress had during the recess be printed in the Congressional Record and that all Members and former Members who spoke during the recess have the privilege of revising and extending their remarks. Page H1744 Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform: The House passed H.R. 10, to provide for pension reform by a yea and nay vote of 407 yeas to 24 nays, Roll No. 96. Pages H1748-H1827 Rejected the Sanders motion to recommit the bill to the Committees on Education and the Workforce and Ways and Means with instructions to report it back with an amendment that sought to allow employees to choose between defined benefit and cash balance pension plans by a yea and nay vote of 153 yeas to 276 nays, Roll No. 95. Pages H1822-26 Pursuant to the rule the Thomas amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 1 and printed in the Congressional Record of May 1 was considered as adopted. Page H1764 Rejected the Neal amendment in the nature of a substitute that sought to provide refundable tax credits to low and middle-income workers and make small employers eligible for certain tax credits by a yea and nay vote of 207 yeas to 223 nays, Roll No. 94. Pages H1795-H1822 H. Res. 127, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was agreed to by a yea and nay vote of 404 yeas to 24 nays, Roll No. 92. Pages H1745-47 Committee Election: The House agreed to H. Res. 129 electing Representative George Miller of California to the Committee on Resources and Representative Honda of California to the Committee on Science. Page H1827 Presidential Messages: Read the following messages from the President: District of Columbia Courts Budget Submission: Message wherein he transmitted the District of Columbia Courts Budget Submission for fiscal year 2002--referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 107-63); and Page H1827 National Emergency Re Sudan: Message wherein he transmitted the 6-month periodic report on the national emergency with respect to Sudan referred to the Committee on International Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 107- 64). Pages H1832-33 Recess: The House recessed at 8:25 p.m. and reconvened at 11:38 p.m. Page H1855 Recess: The House recessed at 11:39 p.m. and reconvened at 8:57 a.m. on Thursday, May 3. Pages H1855, H1859 Quorum Calls--Votes: Four yea and nay votes and one recorded vote developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H1747, H1747- 48, H1822, H1826, and H1827. There were no quorum calls. Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 8:58 a.m. on Thursday, May 3.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D384-D386] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings FEDERAL FARM COMMODITY PROGRAMS Committee on Agriculture: Continued hearings on Federal Farm Commodity Programs, with the fruit, vegetable, and honey industries. Testimony was heard from L. John Milam, Chairman, Sioux Honey Association; and Tom Stenzel, President and CEO, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association. Hearings continue tomorrow. ENERGY SUPPLY AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL SECTOR Committee on Agriculture: Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Rural Development and Research held a hearing to review energy supply and demand issues affecting the agricultural sector of the U.S. economy. Testimony was heard from Keith Collins, Chief Economist, USDA; Mark Rodekohr, Director, Energy Markets and Contingency Information Division, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy; and public witnesses. AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FDA APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies held a hearing on the Food and Nutrition Service. Testimony was heard from George Braley, Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. COMMERCE, JUSTICE, STATE AND JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary held a hearing on the Attorney General. Testimony was heard from John D. Ashcroft, Attorney General. ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development held a hearing on the Secretary of Energy. Testimony was heard from Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy. INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interior continued appropriations hearings. Testimony was heard from Members of Congress. [[Page D385]] LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education held a hearing on the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Testimony was heard from Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of Health and Human Services. TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Transportation held a hearing on the U.S. Coast Guard. Testimony was heard from Adm. James M. Loy, USCG, Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation. TREASURY, POSTAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treasury, Postal Service and General Government held a hearing on the Secret Service. Testimony was heard from Brian Stafford, Director, U.S. Secret Service, Department of the Treasury. VA, HUD APPROPRIATIONS Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on VA, HUD and Independent Agencies held a hearing on the Council on Environmental Quality, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims. Testimony was heard from Dinah Bear, General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality, Office of Environmental Quality; the following officials of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims: Judge Kenneth Kramer, Chief Justice; and David Isbell, Pro Bono Program. NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT Committee on Education and the Workforce: Began mark up of H.R. 1, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Will continue tomorrow. BANKS--REAL ESTATE SERVICES Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit held a hearing on a proposal to permit certain entities to offer real estate brokerage and real estate management services. Testimony was heard from Laurence J. Meyer, member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System; Donald J. Hammond, Acting Under Secretary, Domestic Finance, Department of the Treasury; and public witnesses. EXPORT-IMPORT BANK REAUTHORIZATION Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade held a hearing on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Export-Import Bank: James Hess, Chief Financial Officer; William Redway, Group Vice President, Small and New Business; and Bert Ubamadu, Office of the General Counsel; and public witnesses. FOREIGN RELATIONS AUTHORIZATION ACT Committee on International Relations: Ordered reported, as amended, H.R. 1646, Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2002 and 2003. OVERSIGHT--COPYRIGHT OFFICE Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property held an oversight hearing on the U.S. Copyright Office. Testimony was heard from Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, Office of the United States, Library of Congress. CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION--WAIVING SAME DAY CONSIDERATION REQUIREMENT Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a rule waiving clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from Rules Committee) against certain resolutions reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the waiver to a special rule reported on the legislative day of Thursday, May 3, 2001, providing for consideration or disposition of a conference report to accompany H. Con. Res. 83, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2002, revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2001, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2011. IMPROVING MATH AND SCIENCE EDUCATION Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Research held a hearing on Improving Math and Science Education so that No Child is Left Behind. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. NASA POSTURE Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics held a hearing on NASA Posture. Testimony was heard from Daniel S. Goldin, Administrator, NASA. PENTAGON PROCUREMENT POLICIES--ARMY BERETS Committee on Small Business: Held a hearing on the short-term and long-term implications of the procurement policies of the Pentagon that favored China, and other foreign countries, as the suppliers of berets for the Army rather than this Nation's small business. Testimony was heard from Representatives Capps and Jones of North Carolina; the following officials of the Department of Defense: Gen. Eric K. Shinseki, USA, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; Lt. Gen. Henry T. Gisson, USA, Director, Defense Logistics Agency, and David R. Oliver, Acting Under Secretary, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; David Cooper, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, GAO; John D. Whitmore, [[Page D386]] Jr., Acting Administrator, SBA; and public witnesses. CORPS OF ENGINEERS' BUDGET; EPA'S BUDGET Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing on the following: Army Corps of Engineers' budget and priorities for fiscal year 2001; and on EPA's Budget and Priorities for fiscal year 2002. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of the Army: Claudia Tornblom, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Management and Budget), Office of the Assistant Secretary (Civil Works); and Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers, Chief of Engineers, Corps of Engineers; and Christine Todd Whitman, Administrator, EPA. BRIEFING--NATO INTELLIGENCE SHARING Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommittee on International Policy and National Security met in executive session to receive a briefing on NATO Intelligence Sharing. The Committee was briefed by departmental witnesses. Joint Meetings UKRAINE DEMOCRACY Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission): Commission concluded hearings to examine the current status of human rights and democracy in Ukraine and the role of the United States in assisting Ukraine's development as an independent, market-oriented democracy in the face of the current political crisis, after receiving testimony from Jon Purnell, Deputy to the Acting Special Advisor to the Secretary of State for the New Independent States; Yevhen Marchuk, Ukraine National Security and Defense Council, Kiev, former Prime Minister of Ukraine; Adrian Karatnyky, Freedom House, New York, New York; and Ariel Cohen, Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C. F
[Daily Digest] [Pages D386-D387] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2001 (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Senate Special Committee on Aging: to hold hearings to examine new prescribing technologies for prescription drugs, 2:30 p.m., SD-608. Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, to hold hearings to examine the employment needs of Amish youth, 9:30 a.m., SH-216. Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government, to hold hearings on proposed budget estimate for fiscal year 2002 for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, 9:30 a.m., SR-485. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies, to hold hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Agriculture, focusing on assistance to producers and the farm economy, 10 a.m., SD-138. Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, and the Judiciary, to hold hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of State, 10 a.m., SD-192. Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to hold joint oversight hearings on the state of the nuclear power industry and the future of the industry in a comprehensive energy strategy, 10 a.m., SD-366. Committee on Armed Services: to hold hearings to examine the lessons learned from the attack on U.S.S. Cole, on the report of the Crouch/ Gehman Commission and on the Navy's Judge Advocate General Manual Investigation into the attack, including a review of appropriate standards of accountability for United States military services, to be followed by closed hearings (in Room SR-222), 9:30 a.m., SD-106. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: business meeting to mark up S. 127, to give American companies, American workers, and American ports the opportunity to compete in the United States cruise market; S. 718, to direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish a program to support research and training in methods of detecting the use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes; H.R. 1098, to improve the recording and discharging of maritime liens and expand the American Merchant Marine Memorial Wall of Honor; the nomination of Michael P. Jackson, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation; the nomination of Brenda L. Becker, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce; the nomination of Theodore William Kassinger, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce; and nominations for promotion in the United States Coast Guard, 9:30 a.m., SR-253. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: with the Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, to hold joint oversight hearings on the state of the nuclear power industry and the future of the industry in a comprehensive energy strategy, 10 a.m., SD-366. Full Committee, to hold oversight hearings to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's order addressing wholesale electricity prices in California and the Western United States, 2:30 p.m., SD-366. Committee on Governmental Affairs: to hold oversight hearings to examine federal election practices and procedures, 10 a.m., SD-342. Committee on the Judiciary: business meeting to consider the nomination of Larry D. Thompson, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General, the nomination of Theodore Bevry Olson, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States, the nomination of Charles A. James, Jr., of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, and the nomination of Daniel J. Bryant, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, all of the Department of Justice; S. 487, to amend chapter 1 of title 17, United States Code, relating to the exemption of certain performances or displays for educational uses from copyright infringement provisions, to provide that the making of a single copy of such performances or displays is not an infringement; S. 166, to limit access to body armor by violent felons and to facilitate the donation of [[Page D387]] Federal surplus body armor to State and local law enforcement agencies; and S. Res. 63, commemorating and acknowledging the dedication and sacrifice made by the men and women who have lost their lives while serving as law enforcement officers, 10 a.m., SD-226. Subcommittee on Immigration, to hold hearings to examine certain aspects of United States immigration policy, focusing on asylum issues, 2 p.m., SD-226. House Committee on Agriculture, to continue hearings on Federal Farm Commodity Programs, 9:30 a.m., 1300 Longworth. Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary, on the Secretary of Commerce, 10 a.m., 210 Cannon. Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, executive, on Atomic Energy Defense Activities, 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn. Subcommittee on Interior, on the Secretary of Energy, 10 a.m., B-308 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 a.m., 2358 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Transportation, on Research and Special Programs Administration, 10 a.m., and on Airline Delays, 2 p.m., 2358 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Treasury, Postal Service and General Government, on the Secretary of Treasury, 10 a.m., and on the Executive Office of the President, 2 p.m., 2220 Rayburn. Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies, on NASA, 9:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m., 2359 Rayburn. Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Military Installations and Facilities, hearing on the implementation of the Military Housing Privatization Initiative, 10 a.m., 2212 Rayburn. Committee on Education and the Workforce, to continue mark up of H.R. 1, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, 9:30 a.m., 2175 Rayburn. Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, to continue hearings on H.R. 1647, Electricity Emergency Relief Act, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn. Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act,'' 10 a.m., 2322 Rayburn. Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity, hearing on housing affordability issues, 9:30 a.m., 2128 Rayburn. Committee on Government Reform, hearing on ``The FBI's Controversial Handling of Organized Crime Investigations in Boston: The Case of Joseph Salvati,'' 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn. Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, oversight hearing on the ``Reauthorization of the United States Department of Justice Part 1- Criminal Law Enforcement Agencies,'' 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn. Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, oversight hearing on Geothermal Resources on Public Lands: The Resource Base and Constraints on Development, 10 a.m., 1334 Longworth. Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans, oversight hearing on the following: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and on the National Marine Fisheries Service budgets for fiscal year 2002, 9:30 a.m., 1324 Longworth. Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Energy, hearing on Energy Realities: Rates of Consumption, Energy Reserves, and Future Options, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hearing on Coast Guard fiscal year 2002 budget request, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn. Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, hearing on Energy Tax, 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Domestic Terrorism Working Group, executive, briefing on Counterterrorism: View From the Top, 2 p.m., H-405 Capitol.
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[Daily Digest] [Pages D387-D388] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] CONGRESSIONAL RECORD The public proceedings of each House of Congress, as reported by the Official Reporters thereof, are printed pursuant to directions of the Joint Committee on Printing as authorized by appropriate provisions of Title 44, United States Code, and published for each day that one or both Houses are in session, excepting very infrequent instances when two or more unusually small consecutive issues are printed at one time. Public access to the Congressional Record is available online through GPO Access, a service of the Government Printing Office, free of charge to the user. The online database is updated each day the Congressional Record is published. The database includes both text and graphics from the beginning of the 103d Congress, 2d session (January 1994) forward. It is available on the Wide Area Information Server (WAIS) through the Internet and via asynchronous dial-in. Internet users can access the database by using the World Wide Web; the Superintendent of Documents home page address is http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs, by using local WAIS client software or by telnet to swais.access.gpo.gov, then login as guest (no password required). Dial-in users should use communications software and modem to call (202) 512-1661; type swais, then login as guest (no password required). For general information about GPO Access, contact the GPO Access User Support Team by sending Internet e-mail to [email protected], or a fax to (202) 512-1262; or by calling Toll Free 1-888-293-6498 or (202) 512-1530 between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except for Federal holidays. The Congressional Record paper and 24x microfiche will be furnished by mail to subscribers, free of postage, at the following prices: paper edition, $179.00 for six months, $357.00 per year, or purchased for $3.00 per issue, payable in advance; microfiche edition, $141.00 per year, or purchased for $1.50 per issue payable in advance. The semimonthly Congressional Record Index may be purchased for the same per issue prices. Mail orders to: Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954, or phone orders to (202) 512-1800, or fax to (202) 512-2250. Remit check or money order, made payable to the Superintendent of Documents, or use VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or GPO Deposit Account. Following each session of Congress, the daily Congressional Record is revised, printed, permanently bound and sold by the Superintendent of Documents in individual parts or by sets. With the exception of copyrighted articles, there are no restrictions on the republication of material from the Congressional Record. [[Page D388]] _______________________________________________________________________ Next Meeting of the SENATE 9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 3 Senate Chamber Program for Thursday: Senate will continue consideration of S. 1, Elementary and Secondary Education Act Authorization. Also, Senate may begin consideration of the conference report to H. Con. Res. 83, Congressional Budget. Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 10 a.m., Thursday, May 3 House Chamber Program for Thursday: Consideration of H. Con. Res. 83, Budget Resolution for fiscal year 2002 Conference Report (Subject to a Rule).