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[Daily Digest] [Pages D1003-D1006] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Thursday, October 11, 2001 [[Page D1003]] Daily Digest HIGHLIGHTS Senate passed Aviation Security Act. Senate passed Anti-Terrorism Act. The House passed H.J. Res. 68, making continuing appropriations through October 23, 2001. House committees ordered reported six sundry measures. Senate Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S10533-S10670 Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1530-1542, S.J. Res. 25, and S. Res. 171. Page S10640 Measures Reported: Special Report entitled ``Further Revised Allocation to Subcommittees of Budget Totals for Fiscal Year 2002.'' (S. Rept. No. 107-81) S. 739, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve programs for homeless veterans., with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107-82) S. 1533, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and strengthen the health centers program and the National Health Service Corps, and to establish the Healthy Communities Access Program, which will help coordinate services for the uninsured and underinsured. (S. Rept. No. 107-83) S. 1536, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. (S. Rept. No. 107-84) Page S10640 Measures Passed: Aviation Security Act: By a unanimous vote of 100 yeas (Vote No. 295), Senate passed S. 1447, to improve aviation security, after taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto: Pages S10533-37 Adopted: Breaux Amendment No. 1861, to require the National Institute of Justice to evaluate less-than-lethal weaponry and make recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation concerning arming flight deck crew on commercial flights with less-than-lethal weapons. Pages S10490-92 Hollings (for Inouye) Amendment No. 1865, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to grant waivers for restrictions on air transportation of freight, mail, and medical supplies, personnel, and patients to, from, and within States with extraordinary air transportation needs or concerns during national emergencies. Page S10492 Hollings (for Rockefeller) Amendment No. 1866, to establish minimum requirements for the antihijack training curriculum. Pages S10492-93 Hollings (for Rockefeller) Amendment No. 1867, to require screening of carry-on and checked baggage and other articles carried aboard an aircraft. Pages S10492-93 Hollings (for Rockefeller) Amendment No. 1868, to ensure that supplies carried aboard an aircraft are safe and secure. Pages S10492-93 Smith (NH)/Murkowski Amendment No. 1874, to further provide for the safety of American aviation and the suppression of terrorism. Pages S10510-13 McCain (for Domenici) Amendment No. 1876, to further enhance research and development regarding aviation security. Pages S10516-17 McCain (for Cleland) Amendment No. 1877, to expand the registration requirements with respect to airmen. Page S10517 McCain (for Thompson) Amendment No. 1878, to amend the Aviation Security Act to ensure that those responsible for security meet performance standards. Pages S10517-19 [[Page D1004]] McCain (for Lieberman) Amendment No. 1879, to require expanded utilization of current security technologies, and establish short-term assessment and deployment of emergency security technologies. Pages S10519-20 Hollings (for Murray) Amendment No. 1880, to clarify the user fee funding mechanism. Page S10520 McCain Amendment No. 1881, to authorize the employment, suspension, and termination of airport passenger security screeners without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, otherwise applicable to such employees. Page S10520 Burns Amendment No. 1875, to make the Attorney General responsible for aviation safety and security. Pages S10513-16, 10520-21 McCain (for Enzi) Amendment No. 1886, to provide for safety requirements for small community airports. Pages S10523-24 McCain (for Hutchison) Amendment No. 1887, to apply present law background and fingerprinting requirements to existing, as well as new, airport employees with access to security-sensitive areas. Page S10524 McCain (for Hutchison) Amendment No. 1888, to require screening of all airport and airport concessionaire employees. Page S10524 McCain (for Inhofe) Amendment No. 1889, to require the Assistant Administrator for Civil Aviation Security to establish an employment register. Pages S10524-26 McCain (for Inhofe) Amendment No. 1890, to require a report on any air space restrictions put in place as a result of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that remain in place. Pages S10524-26 Hollings (for Feingold) Amendment No. 1891, to facilitate the voluntary provision of emergency services during commercial air flights. Pages S10524-26 Hollings/McCain Amendment No. 1892, to make certain minor and technical corrections. Pages S10524-26 McCain (for Inhofe) Amendment No. 1893, to require the Assistant Administrator for Civil Aviation Security to have certain detection technologies in place by September 30, 2002. Pages S10524-26 McCain (for Kohl) Modified Amendment No. 1873, to provide for enhanced security for aircraft. Pages S10524-26 Hollings (for Leahy) Amendment No. 1894, to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the Attorney General to report on the new responsibilities of the Department of Justice for aviation security under this Act. Page S10527 Hollings/McCain Amendment No. 1895, to make certain technical corrections. Pages S10527-28 McCain (for Jeffords) Amendment No. 1897 (to Amendment No. 1858, as previously agreed to), to give retired pilots the same preference as law enforcement officers to be air marshals. Pages S10529-30 Rejected: Murkowski Amendment No. 1863, to establish age limitations for airmen. (By 53 yeas to 47 nays (Vote No. 294), Senate tabled the amendment.) Pages S10508, S10526 Withdrawn: Daschle (for Carnahan) Amendment No. 1855, to provide assistance for employees who are separated from employment as a result of reductions in service by air carriers, and closures of airports, caused by terrorist actions or security measures. Page S10515 Warner/Allen Amendment No. 1896, to provide payment for losses incurred by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and businesses at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for limitations on the use of the airport after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Pages S10528-29 During consideration of this bill today, the Senate also took the following action: By 56 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 293), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted in the affirmative, Senate failed to agree to close further debate on Daschle (for Carnahan) Amendment No. 1855 (listed above). Pages S10507-08 Gramm Amendment No. 1859 (to Amendment No. 1855), to provide for the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas resources of the Arctic Coastal plains, fell when Daschle (for Carnahan) Amendment No. 1855 (listed above) was withdrawn. Page S10488 National Day of Remembrance: By a unanimous vote of 100 yeas (Vote No. 296), Senate passed S.J. Res. 25, designating September 11 as ``National Day of Remembrance''. Pages S10538-39 Anti-Terrorism Act: By 96 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 302), Senate passed S. 1510, to deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, after taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto: Pages S10547-10630 Rejected: Feingold Amendment No. 1899, to make amendments to the provision relating to interception of computer trespasser communications. (By 83 yeas to 13 nays (Vote No. 299), Senate tabled the amendment.) Pages S10570-75 Feingold Amendment No. 1900, to limit the roving wiretap authority under FISA. (By 90 yeas to 7 nays (Vote No. 300), Senate tabled the amendment.) Pages S10575-77 Feingold Amendment No. 1901, to modify the provisions relating to access to business records [[Page D1005]] under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. (By 89 yeas to 8 nays (Vote No. 301), Senate tabled the amendment.) Pages S10583-86 Continuing Appropriations: Senate passed H.J. Res. 68, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2002, clearing the measure for the President. Page S10668 National Character Counts Week: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 204, expressing the sense of Congress regarding the establishment of National Character Counts Week. Pages S10668-70 Foreign Operations Appropriations: Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 2506, making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. Page S10667 A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, October 15, 2001. Page S10667 A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, at 4:30 p.m., on Monday, October 15, 2001. Page S10667 Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations: By unanimous vote of 100 yeas (Vote No. EX. 297), Barrington D. Parker, Jr., of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit. Page S10532 By unanimous vote of 98 yeas (Vote No. EX. 298), Michael P. Mills, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi. Page S10532 Timothy Mark Burgess, of Alaska, to be United States Attorney for the District of Alaska for the term of four years. Harry Sandlin Mattice, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee for the term of four years. Robert Garner McCampbell, of Oklahoma, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma for the term of four years. Matthew Hansen Mead, of Wyoming, to be United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming for the term of four years. Michael W. Mosman, of Oregon, to be United States Attorney for the District of Oregon for the term of four years. John W. Suthers, of Colorado, to be United States Attorney for the District of Colorado for the term of four years. Susan W. Brooks, of Indiana, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana for the term of four years. John L. Brownlee, of Virginia, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia for the term of four years. Todd Peterson Graves, of Missouri, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri for the term of four years. Terrell Lee Harris, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee for the term of four years. David Claudio Iglesias, of New Mexico, to be United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico for the term of four years. Charles W. Larson, Sr., of Iowa, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa for the term of four years. Steven M. Colloton, of Iowa, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa for the term of four years. Gregory Gordon Lockhart, of Ohio, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio for the term of four years. Patrick Francis Kennedy, of Illinois, to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform. Page S10532 Messages From the House: Page S10639 Measures Referred: Page S10639 Executive Communications: Pages S10639-40 Additional Cosponsors: Pages S10640-41 Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions: Pages S10641-55 Additional Statements: Pages S10637-39 Amendments Submitted: Pages S10655-66 Notices of Hearings/Meetings: Page S10667 Authority for Committees to Meet: Page S10667 Privilege of the Floor: Page S10667 Record Votes: Ten record votes were taken today. (Total-302) Adjournment: Senate met at 10 a.m., and adjourned at 12:09 a.m., until 3:30 p.m., on Monday, [[Page D1006]] October 15, 2001. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S10532.)
[Daily Digest] [Page D1006] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings (Committees not listed did not meet) APPROPRIATIONS--LABOR/HHS/EDUCATION/DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Committee on Appropriations: Committee ordered favorably reported the following bills: An original bill (S. 1536) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002; and An original bill making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. NOMINATIONS Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded hearings on the nominations of Linton F. Brooks, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, and Everet Beckner, of New Mexico, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, both of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy; and Marvin R. Sambur, of Indiana, to be Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, William Winkenwerder, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs, Mary L. Walker, of California, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force, all of the Department of Defense, after the nominees testified and answered questions in their own behalf. Mr. Brooks was introduced by Senator Domenici, and Mr. Winkenwerder was introduced by Senator Kennedy. SECURITY AGAINST MARITIME THREATS Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Fisheries concluded hearings to examine the role of the Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in strengthening security against maritime threats, after receiving testimony from Scott B. Gudes, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Adm. James M. Loy, USCG, Commandant, and Vice Adm. Thad W. Allen, USCG, Commander, Atlantic Area, both of the U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Transportation; Rear Adm. Richard M. Larrabee, USCG (Ret.), Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Elizabeth, New Jersey; Michael R. Watson, American Pilots' Association, Washington, D.C.; Jeff Monroe, City of Portland Department of Transportation, Portland, Maine; and Kim E. Petersen, Maritime Security Council, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. FIRE SERVICE Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space concluded hearings to examine how to improve the preparedness, effectiveness, and safety of fire services in responding to terrorism, after receiving testimony from Senator Dodd; Representatives Pascrell and Weldon; Kenneth O. Burris, Jr., Acting Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency; John M. Buckman, III, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Fairfax, Virginia; Robert Ingram, City of New York Fire Department, Brooklyn, New York; Edward P. Plaugher, Arlington County Fire Department, Arlington, Virginia; and Harold A. Schaitberger, International Association of Fire Fighters, and James E. Turner, III, Delaware Volunteer Firemen's Association, on behalf of the National Volunteer Fire Council, both of Washington, D.C. WORKING FAMILIES ACT Committee on Finance: Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy held hearings on S.685, to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to strengthen working families, receiving testimony from Rodney J. Carroll, Welfare to Work Partnership, Washington, D.C.; Sharon Daly, Catholic Charities USA, Alexandria, Virginia; Christine James-Brown, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Sandra Purgahn, Opelousas, Louisiana; and Freddie Belton, Baltimore, Maryland. Hearings recessed subject to call. NOMINATION Committee on Governmental Affairs: Committee concluded hearings on the nomination of Mark W. Everson, of Texas, to be Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget, after the nominee testified and answered questions in his own behalf.
[Daily Digest] [Pages D1007-D1008] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [[Page D1007]] House of Representatives Chamber Action Measures Introduced: 24 public bills, H.R. 3084-3107; and 4 resolutions, H.J. Res. 68; H. Con. Res 247, and H. Res. 261-262 were introduced. Pages H6700-01 Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows: Conference report on H.R. 2217, making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002 (H. Rept. 107-234); H.R. 2559, to amend chapter 90 of title 5, United States Code, relating to Federal long-term care insurance (H. Rept. 107-235, Pt. 1); H.R. 2975, to combat terrorism, amended (H. Rept. 107-236, Pt. 1); and Page H6696 H. Res 263, waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules (H. Rept. 107-237). Page H6699 Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Right Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon, Bishop of Washington pro tempore, of Washington, D.C. Page H6507 Recess: The House recessed at 10:09 a.m. and reconvened at 1:19 p.m. Page H6568 Making Continuing Appropriations Through October 23 for Fiscal Year 2002: The House passed H.J. Res. 68, making continuing appropriations through October 23, 2001 by voice vote. Page H6678 The joint resolution was considered pursuant to a unanimous consent order. Page H6678 Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations: The House passed H.R. 3061, making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002 by a yea and nay vote of 373 yeas to 43 nays, Roll No. 381. Pages H6568-H6664, H6678-81 Agreed To: Traficant amendment no. 6 printed in the Congressional Record of Oct. 9 that prohibits funding to any person or entity that violates the Buy American Act; and Pages H6664-65 Sanders amendment that prohibits exclusive or partially exclusive licenses for drugs developed with taxpayer supported research. Page H6666 Rejected: Weldon of Florida amendment that sought to increase funding for State AIDS Drug Assistance Programs by $60 million; Page H6647 Schaffer amendment that sought to increase Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) funding by $1.1 billion (rejected by a recorded vote of 76 ayes to 349 noes, Roll No. 377); Pages H6657-58 Stearns amendment that sought to increase funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by $12 million with offsets from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (rejected by a recorded vote of 107 ayes to 312 noes, Roll No. 378); Pages H6665-66, H6678-79 Istook amendment that sought to increase funding for abstinence programs by $33 million with offsets from Centers for Disease Control and Child Care and Development Block Grant programs (rejected by a recorded vote of 106 ayes to 311 noes, Roll No. 379); and Pages H6666-73, H6679-80 Istook amendment that sought to prohibit funding to implement Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (rejected by a recorded vote of 156 ayes to 262 noes, Roll No. 380). Pages H6673, H6680 Withdrawn: Weldon of Florida amendment was offered but subsequently withdrawn that sought to increase funding for early diagnosis of autism by $40 million. Page H6651 Point of Order Sustained Against: Istook amendment that sought to increase funding for abstinence education by $33 million. Page H6641 Earlier, the House agreed to consider the bill by unanimous consent. Page H6670 Pledge Across America: Representative Cox asked unanimous consent that on October 12, 2001, the Speaker or the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole be authorized to recognize a Member at 2 p.m. for the purpose of leading the House or the Committee of the Whole in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Page H6681 Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on pages H6702-04. Quorum Calls--Votes: One yea and nay vote, four recorded votes, and one quorum call (412 present, Roll No. 376) developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H6657, H6657-58, H6678-79, H6679-80, H6680, H6680-81. Recess: The House recessed at 10:25 p.m. and reconvened at 8:58 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2001. Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and at 8:59 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2001. [[Page D1008]]
[Daily Digest] [Pages D1008-D1009] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] Committee Meetings DISCRETIONARY SPENDING CAP/ALLOCATIONS Committee on the Budget: Ordered reported H.R. 3084, to revise the discretionary spending limits for fiscal year 2002 set forth in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and to make conforming changes respecting the appropriate section 302 (a) allocation for fiscal year 2002 established pursuant to the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2002. AMERICAN SPIRIT FRAUD PREVENTION ACT; BEST PHARMACEUTICALS FOR CHILDREN ACT Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ordered reported the following bills: H.R. 2985, American Spirit Fraud Prevention Act; and H.R. 2887, amended, Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act. FINANCIAL ANTI-TERRORISM ACT; EMERGENCY SECURITIES RESPONSE ACT Committee on Financial Services: Ordered reported the following bills: H.R. 3004, amended, Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001; and H.R. 3060, Emergency Securities Response Act of 2001. SECURE AMERICA'S BORDERS--USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims held an oversight hearing on ``Using Information Technology to Secure America's Borders: INS Problems with Planning and Implementation.'' Testimony was heard from Randolph C. Hite, Director, Information Technology Systems Issues, GAO; the following officials of the Department of Justice: Glenn A. Fine, Inspector General; and James W. Ziglar, Commissioner, INS; and a public witness. DEVELOPMENT OF MINERALS WITHIN DESIGNATED RESOLUTION AREA Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a hearing on H.R. 2952, to ensure the orderly development of coal, coalbed methane, natural gas, and oil within a designated Dispute Resolution Area in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming. Testimony was heard from Tom Fulton, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals, Department of the Interior; and public witnesses. OVERSIGHT--MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT REAUTHORIZATION Committee on Resources: Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans held an oversight hearing on the reauthorization of the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Testimony was heard from Representative Mink of Hawaii; the following officials of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce: William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator, Fisheries; and Joe Scordino, Deputy Director, Northwest Region; the following officials of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior: Marshall Jones, Acting Director; and Steve Thompson, Acting Manager, California-Nevada Operations; John E. Reynolds, III, Chairman, Marine Mammal Commission; Margaret Hayes, Director, Office of Ocean Affairs, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State; Vice Adm. Dennis V. McGinn, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Requirements and Programs, OPNAV (N7); and public witnesses. SAME DAY CONSIDERATION Committee on Rules: Granted 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 the 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 Friday, October 12, 2001, providing for consideration of disposition of the bill H.R. 2975) to combat terrorism. WEATHERPROOFING THE U.S. Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards held a hearing on Weatherproofing the U.S.: Are We Prepared for Severe Storms? Testimony was heard from the following officials of NOAA, Department of Commerce: Chris Landsea, Hurricane Research Division, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory; and John L. Hayes, Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Weather Service, Co-chair, U.S. Weather Research Program; and public witnesses. SPACE PLANES AND X-VEHICLES Committee on Science: Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics held a hearing on Space Planes and X-Vehicles. Testimony was heard from public witnesses. ARE AMERICA'S SMALL BUSINESSES STILL GROUNDED Committee on Small Business: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight held a hearing entitled ``September 11, 2001 plus 30: Are America's Small Businesses Still Grounded?'' Testimony was heard from public witnesses. DEPLOYMENT AND USE OF SECURITY TECHNOLOGY Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing on Deployment and Use of Security Technology, focusing on [[Page D1009]] Weapon and Explosive Detection Technology. Testimony was heard from James F. O'Bryon, Deputy Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Live Fire Testing, Department of Defense; the following officials of the Department of Transportation: Jane F. Garvey, Administrator, FAA; and Kenneth R. Mead, Inspector General; and public witnesses. MEDICARE REGULATORY AND CONTRACTING REFORM ACT Committee on Ways and Means: Ordered reported, as amended, H.R. 2768, Medicare Regulatory and Contracting Reform Act of 2001. NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISORS ROLE IN THE CURRENT CRISIS Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security held a hearing on National Security Advisors Role in the Current Crisis with former National Security Advisors. Testimony was heard from Tim Caruso, Deputy Assistant Director, Counterterrorism Division, FBI, Department of Justice; Col. Edward M. Eitzen, Jr., M.D., Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Department of the Army; and the following former National Security Advisors: Frank Carlucci; and Richard V. Allen.
[Daily Digest] [Page D1009] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2001 (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated) Senate Committee on Armed Services: to hold a closed briefing with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff Representatives concerning current military operations in Afghanistan, 12 p.m., SR-222. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce, and Tourism, to hold hearings to examine the state of the tourism industry, 9:30 a.m., SR-253. Committee on Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine legislative options to strengthen homeland defense, 10 a.m., SD-342. Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information, to hold hearings to examine the role of technology in preventing the entry of terrorists into the United States, 10 a.m., SD-226. House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, hearing on ``Combating Terrorism: Assessing the Threat of Biological Terrorism,'' 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn. Committee on Ways and Means, to mark up the Economic Security and Recovery Act of 2001, 9 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
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