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                                                   Thursday, May 3, 2001

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                              Daily Digest
[D03MY1-B1] D389 Senate


                                 Senate

[D03MY1-B2] D389 Chamber Ac
Chamber Action
[D03MY1-B3] D389 Routine Pr
Routine Proceedings, pages S4187-S4373
Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and three resolutions were introduced, as 
follows: S. 819-833, S. Res. 81-82, and S. Con. Res. 36.
  Pages S4245-46
Measures Passed:
  Production of Records Authorization: Senate agreed to S. Res. 82, to 
authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on 
Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and representation 
by the Senate Legal Counsel.
  Page S4373
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Authorization: Senate continued 
consideration of S. 1, to extend programs and activities under the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, taking action on the 
following amendments proposed thereto:
  Pages S4187-S4232
Adopted:
[D03MY1-B4] D389 Hagel (for
  Hagel (for Harkin/Hagel) Modified Amendment No. 360 (to Amendment No. 
358), to amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to fully fund 
40 percent of the average per pupil expenditure for programs under part B of 
such Act.
Pages S4206-12
[D03MY1-B5] D389 By a unani
  By a unanimous vote of 100 yeas (Vote No. 89), Collins Amendment No. 359 
(to Amendment No. 358), to improve the Read First Program. 
                                                           Pages S4194-S4215
[D03MY1-B6] D389 By 93 yeas
  By 93 yeas to 7 nays (Vote No. 90), Jeffords Amendment No. 361 (to 
Amendment No. 358), to improve the provisions relating to certain 
assessments.
Pages S4215-32
[D03MY1-B7] D389 By 79 yeas
  By 79 yeas to 21 nays (Vote No. 91), Dodd/Collins Amendment No. 365, to 
increase the authorization of appropriations for local educational agency 
grants.
Pages S4217-32
[D03MY1-B8] D389 Subsequent
  Subsequently, the amendment was modified.
Page S4232
Pending:
[D03MY1-B9] D389 Jeffords A
  Jeffords Amendment No. 358, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                           Pages S4188-S4232
[D03MY1-B10] D389 A unanimou
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill and certain amendments to be proposed thereto, at 
10 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2001, with votes on certain proposed amendments to 
occur on Tuesday, May 8, 2001.
Pages S4230-31
Congressional Budget Conference Report--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time 
agreement was reached providing that if the House of Representatives has 
adopted the conference report on 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, and copies have been made available under 
the Senate Rules, then the Senate proceed to consideration of the conference 
report on Monday, May 7, 2001, with a vote on adoption of the conference 
report to occur on Tuesday, May 8, 2001.
  Pages S4230-31
Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached 
providing for consideration of the nomination of John Robert Bolton, of 
Maryland, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International 
Security, on Monday, May 7, 2001, with a vote on confirmation of the 
nomination to occur on Tuesday, May 8, 2001.
  Pages S4230-31
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
[D03MY1-B11] D389 Michael P.
  Michael P. Jackson, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
[D03MY1-B12] D389 Charles S.
  Charles S. Abell, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
[D03MY1-B13] D389 Brenda L.
  Brenda L. Becker, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce.
[D03MY1-B14] D389 Theodore W
  Theodore William Kassinger, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the 
Department of Commerce.
[D03MY1-B15] D390 2 Coast Gu

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  2 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admiral.
[D03MY1-B16] D390 Routine li
  Routine lists in the Coast Guard.
Pages S4372-73
Executive Communications:
  Pages S4243-44
Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S4244-45
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S4245
Messages From the House:
  Page S4243
Statements on Introduced Bills:
  Pages S4247-70
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4246-47
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4272-S4371
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4240-43
Notices of Hearings:
  Pages S4371-72
Authority for Committees:
  Page S4372
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S4372
Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--91) 
                                                          Pages S4215, S4232
Adjournment: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and adjourned at 8:48 p.m., until 10 
a.m., on Friday, May 4, 2001. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the 
Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4373.)
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
[D03MY1-B18] D390 APPROPRIAT
APPROPRIATIONS--AGRICULTURE
[D03MY1-B19] D390 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, 
and Related Agencies concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for 
fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Agriculture, focusing on assistance 
to producers and the farm economy, after receiving testimony from Thomas 
Hunt Shipman, Acting Deputy Under Secretary, Farm and Foreign Agricultural 
Services, and Keith J. Collins, Chief Economist, Office of the Deputy 
Secretary, both of the Department of Agriculture.
[D03MY1-B20] D390 APPROPRIAT
APPROPRIATIONS--STATE
[D03MY1-B21] D390 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, and 
the Judiciary concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 
year 2002 for the Department of State, after receiving testimony from Colin 
L. Powell, Secretary of State.
[D03MY1-B22] D390 AMISH YOUT
AMISH YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
[D03MY1-B23] D390 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, and Education concluded hearings to examine the employment needs 
of Amish youth, focusing on the statutory and regulatory requirements of the 
Fair Labor Standards Act as they apply to the employment of Amish youth in 
the sawmill and woodworking industries, after receiving testimony from 
Representatives Pitts and Souder; Thomas M. Markey, Acting Administrator, 
Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of 
Labor; Christ K. Blank, Old Order Amish Steering Committee-National, 
Kinzers, Pennsylvania; Herman Bontrager, National Committee for Amish 
Religious Freedom, New Holland, Pennsylvania; and William Burkholder, 
Centerville, Pennsylvania.
[D03MY1-B24] D390 APPROPRIAT
APPROPRIATIONS--NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY
[D03MY1-B25] D390 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government 
concluded hearings on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2002 for the 
Office of National Drug Control Policy, after receiving testimony from 
Edward H. Jurith, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy.
[D03MY1-B26] D390 U.S.S. COL
U.S.S. COLE
[D03MY1-B27] D390 Committee
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded open and closed hearings to 
examine the lessons learned from the attack on U.S.S. Cole, the report of 
the Crouch/Gehman Commission, and the Navy's Judge Advocate General Manual 
Investigation into the attack, including a review of appropriate standards 
of accountability for United States military services, after receiving 
testimony from Gen. Henry H. Shelton, USA, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; 
Adm. Vernon E. Clark, USN, Chief of Naval Operations; Gen. Charles T. 
Robertson, Jr., USAF, Commander-in-Chief, United States Transportation 
Command; and Adm. Lowell Jacoby, USN, Director, Joint Chiefs of Staff J-2.
[D03MY1-B28] D390 BUSINESS M
BUSINESS MEETING
[D03MY1-B29] D390 Committee
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the following business items:
[D03MY1-B30] D390 S. 127, to
  S. 127, to give American companies, American workers, and American ports 
the opportunity to compete in the United States cruise market;
[D03MY1-B31] D391 H.R. 1098,

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  H.R. 1098, to improve the recording and discharging of maritime liens and 
expand the American Merchant Marine Memorial Wall of Honor;
[D03MY1-B32] D391 S. 718, to
  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, with amendments; and
[D03MY1-B33] D391 The nomina
  The nominations of Michael P. Jackson, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary 
of Transportation, Brenda L. Becker, of Virginia, to be an Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce, Theodore William Kassinger, of Maryland, to be 
General Counsel of the Department of Commerce, and certain nominations for 
promotion in the United States Coast Guard.
[D03MY1-B34] D391 NUCLEAR EN
NUCLEAR ENERGY STRATEGY
[D03MY1-B35] D391 Committee
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded joint 
oversight hearings with the Committee on Appropriations' Subcommittee on 
Energy and Water Development on the state of the nuclear power industry and 
the future of the industry in a comprehensive energy strategy, after 
receiving testimony from Richard A. Meserve, Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission; Corbin A. McNeill, Exelon Corporation, Chicago, Illinois; James 
K. Asselstine, Lehman Brothers, Inc., New York, New York; John F. Ahearne, 
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Heather J. MacLean, Massachusetts 
Institute of Technology Nuclear Engineering Department, Cambridge; and 
Richard Rhodes, Madison, Connecticut.
[D03MY1-B36] D391 WHOLESALE
WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY PRICES
[D03MY1-B37] D391 Committee
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded oversight 
hearings to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's order 
addressing wholesale electricity prices in California and the Western United 
States, after receiving testimony from Curt L. Hebert, Jr., Chairman, 
William L. Massey, Commissioner, and Linda K. Breathitt, Commissioner, all 
of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy.
[D03MY1-B38] D391 FEDERAL EL
FEDERAL ELECTION REFORM
[D03MY1-B39] D391 Committee
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee held oversight hearings to 
examine issues related to reform of federal election practices and 
procedures, receiving testimony from Senator Bond; Representative Clay; 
Washington State Elections Director Gary McIntosh, Olympia; Maryland 
Secretary of State John T. Willis, Annapolis; Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, 
League of Women Voters of the United States, Colorado Springs, Colorado; 
Ralph G. Neas, People for the American Way, Washington, D.C.; Deborah M. 
Phillips, Voting Integrity Project, Arlington, Virginia; Larry J. Sabato, 
University of Virginia Center for Governmental Studies, Charlottesville; R. 
Michael Alvarez, California Institute of Technology Division of Humanities 
and Social Sciences, Pasadena, on behalf of the Caltech/MIT Voting 
Technology Project; and Daniel B. Perrin, Committee for Honest Politics, 
Inc., Mary Esther, Florida.
[D03MY1-B40] D391 Hearings c
  Hearings continue Wednesday, May 9.
[D03MY1-B41] D391 BUSINESS M
BUSINESS MEETING
[D03MY1-B42] D391 Committee
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee met to discuss pending committee 
business.
[D03MY1-B43] D391 ASYLUM POL
ASYLUM POLICY
[D03MY1-B44] D391 Committee
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration concluded hearings 
to examine certain aspects of United States immigration policy, focusing on 
asylum issues, including detention practices, expedition removal, asylum 
claim filing deadline, and refugee resettlement and protection, after 
receiving testimony from Karen Musalo, University of California Hastings 
College of the Law, San Francisco; Wendy A. Young, Women's Commission for 
Refugee Women and Children, and Dan Stein, Federation for American 
Immigration Reform, both of Washington, D.C.; Eleanor Acer, Lawyers 
Committee for Human Rights, and Leonard S. Glickman, Hebrew Immigrant Aid 
Society, both of New York, New York; Donald Hammond, World Relief, Congers, 
New York; and certain asylees.
[D03MY1-B45] D391 PRESCRIPTI
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TECHNOLOGY AND SAFETY
[D03MY1-B46] D391 Special Co
Special Committee on Aging: Committee concluded hearings to examine new 
technologies that could be used to ensure the safe and efficient 
distribution of prescription drugs, after receiving testimony from Janet M. 
Corrigan, Director, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine; 
Harold H. Allen, Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Virginia; Peter A. 
Klein, En-Vision America, Normal, Illinois; Neil Reed, Eastern Idaho 
Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls; David W. Bates, Brigham and Women's 
Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, on behalf of the American Medical 
Informatics Association; and Marty R. McKay, Pearson Drugs, LeCompte, 
Louisiana, on behalf of the Louisiana Pharmacists Association.
        H
[D03MY1-B47] D392 House of R

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                        House of Representatives

[D03MY1-B48] D392 Chamber Ac
Chamber Action
Bills Introduced: 48 public bills, H.R.1693-1708, H.R. 1710-1741; 1 private 
bill, H.R. 1709; and H. Con. Res. 123-127, and H. Res. 132 were introduced. 
                                                              Pages H1922-25
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
[D03MY1-B49] D392 Conference
  Conference report on 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 (H. Rept. 107-55); and
[D03MY1-B50] D392 H. Res. 13
  H. Res. 131, 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. 107-56).
Pages H1864-H1911, H1913
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Dr. Lloyd John 
Ogilvie, Chaplain, United States Senate.
  Page H1863
Journal: Agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal of Wednesday, May 2 
by a yea-and-nay vote of 299 yeas to 107 nays, Roll No. 99. 
                                                          Pages H1864, H1912
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Bonior motion to adjourn by a yea-and-nay 
vote of 157 yeas to 250 nays, Roll No. 97.
  Pages H1863-64
Recess: The House recessed at 10:30 a.m. and reconvened at 11:33 p.m. 
                                                                  Page H1864
Motion to Adjourn: Rejected the Capuano motion to adjourn by a yea-and-nay 
vote of 171 yeas to 239 nays, Roll No. 98.
  Pages H1911-12
Recess: The House recessed at 12:08 a.m. on Friday, May 4 and reconvened at 
1:56 a.m. on Friday, May 4.
  Page H1912
Meeting Hour--Monday, May 7: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it 
adjourn to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 7.
  Pages H1913-15
Meeting Hour--Tuesday, May 8: Agreed that when the House adjourns on Monday, 
May 7, it adjourn to meet at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 for morning-hour 
debate.
  Pages H1915-16
Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the Calendar Wednesday business 
of Wednesday, May 9.
  Page H1916
Vietnam Education Foundation: The Chair announced the Speaker's appointment, 
upon the recommendation of the Minority Leader, of Representative George 
Miller of California to the Vietnam Education Foundation.
  Page H1916
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H1863-64, H1911-12, and 
H1912. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 2:21 a.m. on Friday, 
May 4.
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Committee Meetings
[D03MY1-B52] D392 FEDERAL FA
FEDERAL FARM COMMODITY PROGRAMS
[D03MY1-B53] D392 Committee
Committee on Agriculture: Concluded hearings on Federal Farm Commodity 
Programs, the National Farmers Organization. Testimony was heard from Linda 
Reineke, National Director, Grain Department, National Farmers Organization.

[D03MY1-B54] D392 COMMERCE,
COMMERCE, STATE, JUSTICE AND JUDICIARY APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B55] D392 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and 
Judiciary held a hearing on the Secretary of Commerce. Testimony was heard 
from Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce.

[D03MY1-B56] D392 ENERGY AND
ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B57] D392 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development 
met in executive session to hold a hearing on Atomic Energy Defense 
Activities. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the National 
Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy: Gen. John A. Gordon, 
USAF (Ret.), Under Secretary, Nuclear Security and Administrator: and Adm. 
Frank L. Bowman, USN, Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

[D03MY1-B58] D392 INTERIOR A
INTERIOR APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B59] D392 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interior held a hearing on the 
Secretary of Energy. Testimony

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was heard from Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy.

[D03MY1-B60] D393 LABOR-HHS-
LABOR-HHS-EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B61] D393 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services and Education held a hearing on the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention. Testimony was heard from Jeffrey Copland, Director, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services.

[D03MY1-B62] D393 TRANSPORTA
TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B63] D393 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Transportation held a hearing 
on Research and Special Programs Administration, and on Airline Delays. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of the Department of 
Transportation: Edward A. Brigham, Acting Deputy Administrator, Research and 
Special Programs Administration; Jane F. Garvey, Administrator, FAA; and 
Kenneth M. Mead, Inspector General; and public witnesses.

[D03MY1-B64] D393 TREASURY,
TREASURY, POSTAL SERVICE AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B65] D393 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treasury, Postal Service and 
General Government held a hearing on the Secretary of Treasury, and on the 
Executive Office of the President. Testimony was heard from Paul H. O'Neill, 
Secretary of the Treasury; and Phil Larsen, Director, Office of 
Administration; Executive Office of the President.

[D03MY1-B66] D393 VA-HUD APP
VA-HUD APPROPRIATIONS
[D03MY1-B67] D393 Committee
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent 
Agencies held a hearing on NASA. Testimony was heard from Daniel S. Goldin, 
Administrator, NASA; and Sean O'Keefe, Deputy Director, OMB.

[D03MY1-B68] D393 MILITARY H
MILITARY HOUSING PRIVATIZATION INITIATIVE IMPLEMENTATION
[D03MY1-B69] D393 Committee
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Military Installations and 
Facilities held a hearing on the implementation of the Military Housing 
Privatization Initiative. Testimony was heard from the following officials 
of the Department of Defense: Randall Yim, Deputy Under Secretary; Paul 
Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Housing); 
Duncan Holady, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Installations and 
Environment); and Jimmy Dishner, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force 
(Installations).

[D03MY1-B70] D393 NO CHILD L
NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT
[D03MY1-B71] D393 Committee
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Continued markup of H.R. 1, No 
Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

[D03MY1-B72] D393 ELECTRICIT
ELECTRICITY EMERGENCY RELIEF ACT
[D03MY1-B73] D393 Committee
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality 
continued hearings on H.R. 1647, Electricity Emergency Relief Act. Testimony 
was heard from Jeff Stier, Vice President, Bonneville Power Administration, 
Department of Energy; William Keese, Chairman, Energy Commission, State of 
California; and public witnesses.

[D03MY1-B74] D393 FDA MODERN
FDA MODERNIZATION ACT EFFECTIVENESS
[D03MY1-B75] D393 Committee
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled ``Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Food and Drug Administration 
Modernization Act.'' Testimony was heard from Linda Suydam, Senior Associate 
Commissioner, FDA, Department of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses.

[D03MY1-B76] D393 HOUSING AF
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY ISSUES
[D03MY1-B77] D393 Committee
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Housing and Community 
Opportunity held a hearing on housing affordability issues. Testimony was 
heard from Kathy Nelson, Economist, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development; Thomas Menino, Mayor, Boston, Massachusetts; and public 
witnesses.

[D03MY1-B78] D393 ORGANIZED
ORGANIZED CRIME INVESTIGATIONS
[D03MY1-B79] D393 Committee
Committee on Government Reform: Held a hearing on ``The FBI's Controversial 
Handling of Organized Crime Investigations in Boston: The Case of Joseph 
Salvati.'' Testimony was heard from Joseph Salvati, Marie Salvati, Victor J. 
Garo, Attorney for Joseph Salvati, F. Lee Bailey, Attorney for Joseph 
Barboza, Joseph Balliro, Sr., Attorney for Vincent Flemmi and Henry Tameleo 
and H. Paul Rico, former FBI Special Agent.

[D03MY1-B80] D394 OVERSIGHT--

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OVERSIGHT--DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE REAUTHORIZATION
[D03MY1-B81] D394 Committee
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime held an oversight hearing 
on the ``Reauthorization of the United States Department of Justice Part 1--
Criminal Law Enforcement Agencies.'' Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of Justice: Thomas Pickard, Deputy Director, 
FBI; Donnie Marshall, Administrator, DEA; Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, Director, 
Federal Bureau of Prisons; and Louie T. McKinney, Acting Director, U.S. 
Marshals Service.

[D03MY1-B82] D394 OVERSIGHT--
OVERSIGHT--GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES ON PUBLIC LANDS
[D03MY1-B83] D394 Committee
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an 
oversight hearing on Geothermal Resources on Public Lands: The Resource Base 
and Constraints on Development. Testimony was heard from the following 
officials of the Department of the Interior: Colin F. Williams, Supervisory 
Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey; and Bob Anderson, Deputy Assistant 
Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection, Bureau of Land 
Management; Bob Dickson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Power 
Technologies, Department of Energy; and public witnesses.

[D03MY1-B84] D394 OVERSIGHT
OVERSIGHT
[D03MY1-B85] D394 Committee
Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and 
Oceans held an 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. Testimony 
was heard from Scott B. Gudes, Acting Under Secretary, Oceans and 
Atmosphere, NOAA; and Marshall Jones, Acting Director, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior.

[D03MY1-B86] D394 CONCURRENT
CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION--WAIVING SAME DAY CONSIDERATION REQUIREMENT
[D03MY1-B87] D394 Committee
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 May 8, 2001, providing for consideration or 
disposition of any conference report to accompany H. Con. Res. 83, 
establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for 
fiscal year 2002.

[D03MY1-B88] D394 ACID RAIN
ACID RAIN
[D03MY1-B89] D394 Committee
Committee on Science: Held a hearing on Acid Rain: The State of the Science 
and Research Needs for the Future. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.

[D03MY1-B90] D394 ENERGY REA
ENERGY REALITIES
[D03MY1-B91] D394 Committee
Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Energy 
Realities: Rates of Consumption, Energy Reserves, and Future Options. 
Testimony was heard from Suzanne D. Weedman, Program Coordinator, Energy 
Resources Programs, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior; and 
public witnesses.

[D03MY1-B92] D394 COAST GUAR
COAST GUARD BUDGET
[D03MY1-B93] D394 Committee
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Coast Guard 
and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on Coast Guard fiscal year 2002 
budget request. Testimony was heard from the following officials of the U.S. 
Coast Guard, Department of Transportation: Adm. James M. Loy, USCG, 
Commandant; and Master Chief Petty Officer Vincent Patton, III; and JayEtta 
Hecker, Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues. GAO.
[D03MY1-B94] D395 ENERGY TAX

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ENERGY TAX
[D03MY1-B95] D395 Committee
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures held a 
hearing on Energy Tax. Testimony was heard from Joseph M. Mikrut, Tax 
Legislative Counsel, Department of the Treasury; Mary Hutzler, Director, 
Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, Energy Information 
Administration, Department of Energy; and public witnesses.

[D03MY1-B96] D395 BRIEFING--C
BRIEFING--COUNTERTERRORISM
[D03MY1-B97] D395 Permanent
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Domestic Terrorism Working Group 
met in executive session to receive a briefing on Counterterrorism: View 
From the Top. The Committee was briefed by departmental witnesses.
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COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                               MAY 4, 2001

          (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

[D03MY1-B98] D395 No meeting
  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


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[D03MY1-B99] D395 No Committ
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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                         10 a.m., Friday, May 4

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: Senate will continue consideration of S. 1, 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Authorization.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                         2 p.m., Monday, May 7

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday: Pro forma session.
    
    
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Barr, Bob, Ga., E715, E716
Burton, Dan, Ind., E713
Clay, Wm. Lacy, Mo., E724
Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr., Ala., E724
Crenshaw, Ander, Fla., E720
Davis, Susan, Calif., E719
Faleomavaega, Eni F.H., American Samoa, E723
Frank, Barney, Mass., E714
Hall, Ralph M., Tex., E717
Hall, Tony P., Ohio, E721
Hill, Baron P., Ind., E713
Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E714, E715, E716, E719
Kleczka, Gerald D., Wisc., E714, E715
Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E717, E719
Langevin, James R., R.I., E720
McCarthy, Carolyn, N.Y., E723
Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E715, E716
Miller, George, Calif., E725
Norton, Eleanor Holmes, D.C., E722
Pelosi, Nancy, Calif., E724
Pitts, Joseph R., Pa., E720
Rogers, Mike, Mich., E719
Rothman, Steven R., N.J., E723
Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr., Wisc., E721
Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E721
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E725
Tiberi, Patrick J., Ohio, E721
Woolsey, Lynn C., Calif., E720
Young, Don, Alaska, E725

(House proceedings for today will be continued in the next issue of the 
                                Record.)


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