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                                        Thursday, November 29, 2001

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      The House passed H.R. 3210, Terrorism Risk Protection Act.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S12113-S12218
Measures Introduced: Six bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1742-
1747.
  Page S12161
Measures Reported:
  Special Report entitled ``Report to the Senate on Activities of the 
Committee on Environment and Public Works for the One Hundred Sixth 
Congress''. (S. Rept. No. 107-100)
  H.R. 1499, to amend the District of Columbia College Access Act of 
1999 to permit individuals who graduated from a secondary school prior 
to 1998 and individuals who enroll in an institution of higher 
education more than 3 years after graduating from a secondary school to 
participate in the tuition assistance programs under such Act, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107-101)
  H.R. 2061, to amend the charter of Southeastern University of the 
District of Columbia. (S. Rept. No. 107-102)
  H.R. 2199, to amend the National Capital Revitalization and Self-
Government Improvement Act of 1997 to permit any Federal law 
enforcement agency to enter into a cooperative agreement with the 
Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia to assist 
the Department in carrying out crime prevention and law enforcement 
activities in the District of Columbia if deemed appropriate by the 
Chief of the Department and the United States Attorney for the District 
of Columbia. (S. Rept. No. 107-103)
  H. Con. Res. 88, expressing the sense of the Congress that the 
President should issue a proclamation recognizing a National Lao-Hmong 
Recognition Day.
  S. Res. 140, designating the week beginning September 15, 2002, as 
``National Civic Participation Week''.
  S. 304, to reduce illegal drug use and trafficking and to help 
provide appropriate drug education, prevention, and treatment programs, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  S. 986, to allow media coverage of court proceedings.
Page S12160
Measures Passed:
   Drug-Free Communities Support Program Extension: Senate passed H.R. 
2291, to extend the authorization of the Drug-Free Communities Support 
Program for an additional 5 years, and to authorize a National 
Community Antidrug Coalition Institute, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S12216
  Smithsonian Institution Appointment: Committee on Rules and 
Administration was discharged from further consideration of S.J. Res. 
26, providing for the appointment of Patricia Q. Stonesifer as a 
citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 
and the resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S12217
Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act: Senate agreed 
to the motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 10, to provide for 
pension reform, and then began consideration of the bill, taking action 
on the following amendments proposed thereto: 
                                             Pages S12214-19, S12138-40
  Daschle (for Hatch/Baucus) Amendment No. 2170, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S12138
  Lott/Murkowski/Brownback Amendment No. 2171 (to Amendment No. 2170), 
to enhance energy conservation, research and development, and to 
provide for security and diversity in the energy supply for the 
American people.
Page S12138
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following actions:
  By 96 yeas to 4 nays (Vote No. 343), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to 
the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to the 
bill, listed above.
Page S12119

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  A motion was entered to close further debate on Lott Amendment No. 
2171 (to Amendment No. 2170), listed above and, in accordance with the 
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on 
the cloture motion will occur on Monday, December 3, 2001. 
                                                            Page S12138
  A motion was entered to close further debate on Daschle (for Hatch/
Baucus) Amendment No. 2170 (listed above) and, in accordance with the 
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on 
the cloture motion will occur on Monday, December 3, 2001. 
                                                            Page S12138
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the bill (listed 
above) and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the 
Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on the cloture motion will occur 
on Monday, December 3, 2001.
Page S12139
Measures Indefinitely Postponed:
  Agriculture Appropriations: S. 1191, making appropriations for 
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and 
Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2002.
  Page S12216
  Commerce/Justice/State Appropriations: S. 1215, making appropriations 
for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and 
related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. 
                                                            Page S12216
  VA-HUD Appropriations: S. 1216, making appropriations for the 
Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and 
for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations and 
offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002.
  Page S12216
Economic Security and Recovery Act Agreement: A unanimous-consent 
agreement was reached providing for consideration of H.R. 3090, to 
provide tax incentives for economic recovery.
  Page S12140
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  John Thomas Korsmo, of North Dakota, to be a Director of the Federal 
Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2009. 
(Reappointment)
  John Thomas Korsmo, of North Dakota, to be a Director of the Federal 
Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2002.
  Franz S. Leichter, of New York, to be a Director of the Federal 
Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2006.
  Allan I. Mendelowitz, of Connecticut, to be a Director of the Federal 
Housing Finance Board for a term expiring February 27, 2007.
  2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  42 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Navy.
Pages S12217-18
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  J. Joseph Grandmaison, of New Hampshire, to be a Member of the Board 
of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term 
expiring January 20, 2005.
  Jeanette J. Clark, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate 
Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of 
fifteen years.
Page S12217
Messages From the House:
  Page S12156
Measures Referred:
  Page S12156
Measures Placed on Calendar:
  Pages S12113, S12156
Measures Read First Time:
  Page S12156
Executive Communications:
  Pages S12156-60
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S12160-61
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S12161-62
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S12162-69
Additional Statements:
  Pages S12154-55
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S12169-S12215
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Page S12215
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total-343) 
                                                            Page S12119
Adjournment: Senate met at 9 a.m., and adjourned at 8:17 p.m., until 
9:30 a.m., on Friday, November 30, 2001. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S12217.)


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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings

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[Pages D1179-D1181]
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BIOTERRORISM PREPAREDNESS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, and Education held hearings to examine funding for 
bioterrorism preparedness, focusing on increased surveillance and 
epidemiological capacity, coordination of community disaster response 
plans, and improvement of decontamination and treatment facilities, 
receiving testimony from Jeffrey P. Koplan, Director, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention, and Anthony S. Fauci, Director, 
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National 
Institutes of Health, both of the Department of Health and Human 
Services;

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Kenneth Alibek, Advanced Biosystems, Inc., Arlington, Virginia; Joseph 
A. Barbera, George Washington University Institute for Crisis, 
Disaster, and Risk Management, Washington, D.C.; and Joseph LeValley, 
Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported 350 
nominations in the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded 
hearings to examine housing and community development needs, focusing 
on the fiscal year 2003 housing and urban development budget, after 
receiving testimony from Raymond A. Skinner, Maryland Department of 
Housing and Community Development, Crownsville, on behalf of the 
National Council of State Housing Agencies; Barbara Sard, Center on 
Budget and Policy Priorities, and Kurt Creager, National Association of 
Housing and Redevelopment Officials, both of Washington, D.C.; Edgar O. 
Olsen, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; David W. Curtis, Leon 
N. Weiner and Associates, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, on behalf of the 
National Association of Home Builders; and F. Barton Harvey, Enterprise 
Foundation, Columbia, Maryland.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the nominations of Arden Bement, Jr., of Indiana, to 
be Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
Conrad Lautenbacher, Jr., of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Oceans 
and Atmosphere, both of the Department of Commerce, R. David Paulison, 
of Florida, to be Administrator of the United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, William Schubert, 
of Texas, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration, 
Department of Transportation, and certain Coast Guard nominations.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Finance: Committee ordered favorably reported S. 525, to 
expand trade benefits to certain Andean countries, with an amendment in 
the nature of a substitute.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of John V. Hanford III, of Virginia, to be Ambassador at 
Large for International Religious Freedom, Arthur E. Dewey, of 
Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, 
and Migration, and John D. Ong, of Ohio, to be Ambassador to Norway, 
after the nominees testified and answered questions in their own 
behalf. Mr. Dewey was introduced by Representative Tony Hall.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of James David McGee, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the 
Kingdom of Swaziland, Kenneth P. Moorefield, of Florida, to be 
Ambassador to the Gabonese Republic, and the nomination of John Price, 
of Utah, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius, and to serve 
concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the 
Federal and Islamic Republic of The Comoros and Ambassador to the 
Republic of Seychelles. Mr. Price was introduced by Senators Hatch and 
Bennett.
WMD PROLIFERATION
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on International 
Security, Proliferation and Federal Services concluded hearings to 
examine combating proliferation of weapons of mass destruction with 
non-proliferation assistance programs and coordination, and a related 
measure, S. 673, to establish within the executive branch of the 
Government an interagency committee to review and coordinate United 
States nonproliferation efforts in the independent states of the former 
Soviet Union, after receiving testimony from Vann H. Van Diepen, Acting 
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Non-Proliferation; Marshall S. 
Billingslea, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Negotiation 
Policy; Kenneth E. Baker, Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator for 
Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security 
Administration, Department of Energy; and Matthew S. Borman, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
following business items:
  S. 986, to allow media coverage of court proceedings;
  S. 304, to reduce illegal drug use and trafficking and to help 
provide appropriate drug education, prevention, and treatment programs, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute;
  S. Res. 140, designating the week beginning September 15, 2002, as 
``National Civic Participation Week'';
  H. Con. Res. 88, expressing the sense of the Congress that the 
President should issue a proclamation

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recognizing a National Lao-Hmong Recognition Day; and
  The nominations of Harris L. Hartz, of New Mexico, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, John D. Bates, of Maryland, 
to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, Kurt 
D. Engelhardt, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern 
District of Louisiana, Joe L. Heaton, to be United States District 
Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, William P. Johnson, to be 
United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico, Clay D. 
Land, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of 
Georgia, Frederick J. Martone, to be United States District Judge for 
the District of Arizona, Danny C. Reeves, to be United States District 
Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Julie A. Robinson, to 
be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas; James 
Edward Rogan, of California, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and 
Trademark Office; and Thomas L. Sansonetti, of Wyoming, to be Assistant 
Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, 
David R. Dugas, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of 
Louisiana, Edward Hachiro Kubo, Jr., to be United States Attorney for 
the District of Hawaii, James A. McDevitt, to be United States Attorney 
for the Eastern District of Washington, David E. O'Meilia, to be United 
States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Sheldon J. 
Sperling, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of 
Oklahoma, and Johnny Keane Sutton, to be United States Attorney for the 
Western District of Texas, Richard S. Thompson, to be United States 
Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, all of the Department of 
Justice.
  Also, the committee announced the following subcommittee assignments:
  Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts: Senators 
Schumer (Chairman), Leahy, Kennedy, Feingold, Durbin, Sessions (Ranking 
Member), Thurmond, Grassley, and Specter.
  Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Business and Consumer 
Rights: Senators Kohl (Chairman), Leahy, Feingold, Schumer, Cantwell, 
Edwards, DeWine (Ranking Member), Hatch, Thurmond, Specter, and 
Brownback.
  Subcommittee on the Constitution: Senators Feingold (Chairman), 
Leahy, Kennedy, Schumer, Durbin, Thurmond (Ranking Member), Hatch, Kyl, 
and McConnell.
  Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs: Senators Biden (Chairman), Leahy, 
Feinstein, Kohl, Durbin, Cantwell, Edwards, Grassley (Ranking Member), 
Hatch, DeWine, Sessions, Brownback, and McConnell.
  Subcommittee on Immigration: Senators Kennedy (Chairman), Feinstein, 
Schumer, Durbin, Cantwell, Edwards, Brownback (Ranking Member), 
Specter, Grassley, Kyl, and DeWine.
  Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information: 
Senators Feinstein (Chairman), Biden, Kohl, Cantwell, Edwards, Kyl 
(Ranking Member), DeWine, Sessions, and McConnell.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 13 public bills, H.R. 3372-3384; 1 private bill, 
H.R. 3386 and 2 resolutions, H. Res. 298 and 300 were introduced. 
                                                         Pages H8731-32
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 1022, to amend title 4, United States Code, to make sure the 
rules of etiquette for flying the flag of the United States do not 
preclude the flying of flags at half mast when ordered by city and 
local officials, amended (H. Rept. 107-305);
  H.R. 3209, to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to 
false communications about certain criminal violations, amended (H. 
Rept. 107-306);
  H.R. 3275, to implement the International Convention for the 
Suppression of Terrorist Bombings to strengthen criminal laws relating 
to attacks on places of public use, to implement the International 
Convention of the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, to combat 
terrorism and defend the Nation against terrorist acts, amended (H. 
Rept. 107-307).
  Conference report on H.R. 2299, making appropriations for the 
Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2002 (H. Rept. 107-308); and
  H. Res. 299, waiving points of order against the conference report on 
H.R. 2299, making appropriations for the Department of Transportation 
and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002 (H. 
Rept. 107-309).
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Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal of 
Wednesday, Nov. 28 by a yea-and-nay vote of 349 yeas to 48 nays with 1 
voting ``present,'' Roll No. 459.
  Pages H8567-68
Member Sworn--Third Congressional District of Arkansas: Representative-
elect John K. Boozman of the Third Congressional District of Arkansas 
presented himself in the Well of the House and was administered the 
oath of office by the Speaker.
  Pages H8568-69
Terrorism Risk Protection Act: The House passed H.R. 3210, to ensure 
the continued financial capacity of insurers to provide coverage for 
risks from terrorism by a recorded vote of 227 ayes to 193 noes, Roll 
No. 464.
  Pages H8572-H8630
  Rejected the LaFalce motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on 
Financial Services with instructions to report it back forthwith with 
amendments that strikes section 15 dealing with tort provisions and 
prevents past through of costs related to industry assessments to cover 
insured losses resulting from acts of terrorism by a recorded vote of 
173 ayes to 243 noes, Roll No. 463.
Pages H8627-29
  Pursuant to the rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of H.R. 3357, to ensure the continued financial 
capacity of insurers to provide coverage for risks from terrorism, was 
adopted.
Pages H8593-97
  Rejected the LaFalce amendment in the nature of a substitute printed 
in H. Rept. 107-304 that sought to include an insurance industry 
deductible of $5 billion, require terrorism coverage as part of 
commercial property and casualty insurance, and specifies no limits on 
tort actions or recoveries by a yea-and-nay vote of 197 yeas to 222 
nays, Roll No. 462.
Pages H8613-27
  H. Res. 297, the rule that providing for consideration of the bill 
was agreed to by a recorded vote of 216 ayes to 202 noes, Roll No. 461. 
Earlier agreed to order the previous question by a yea-and-nay vote of 
220 yeas to 204 nays, Roll No. 460.
Pages H8588-89
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education 
Amendments: The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 717, to 
amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research and 
services with respect to Duchenne muscular dystrophy--clearing the 
measure for the President.
  Page H8630
Recess: Recessed at 7:56 p.m. and reconvened at 6:02 a.m. on Friday, 
Nov. 30.
  Page H8655
Recess: Recessed at 6:30 a.m. and reconvened at 7:21 a.m. on Friday, 
Nov. 30.
  Page H8730
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on page 
H8568.
Referral: S. 1741 was held at the desk.
  Page H8568
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages 
H8568, H8588, H8588-89, H8626-27, H8628-29, H8629-30. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:22 a.m. on 
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Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings

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Committee Meetings
RISK COMMUNICATION: NATIONAL SECURITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security, 
Veterans Affairs, and International Relations held a hearing on ``Risk 
Communication: National Security and Public Health.'' Testimony was 
heard from David Satcher, M.D., U.S. Surgeon General, Department of 
Health and Human Services; C. Everett Koop, M.D., former U.S. Surgeon 
General; and public witnesses
TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION ACT IMPLEMENTATION
Committee on International Relations: Held a hearing on Implementation 
of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Testimony was heard from the 
following officials of the Department of State: Paula J. Dobriansky, 
Under Secretary, Global Affairs; and Janet Ballantyne, Acting Deputy 
Administrator, AID; Ralph F. Boyd, Assistant Attorney General, Civil 
Rights, Department of Justice; Wade Horn, Assistant Secretary, Children 
and Families, Department of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses.
OVERSIGHT--JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT STATUTES
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet and 
Intellectual Property held an oversight hearing on ``The Operations and 
Federal Judicial Misconduct and Recusal Statutes.'' Testimony was heard 
from William L. Osteen, U.S. District Judge, Middle District of North 
Carolina; and public witnesses.
INTERNET GAMBLING MEASURES
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime held a hearing on the 
following bills: H.R. 556, Unlawful Internet Gambling Funding 
Prohibition Act; and H.R. 3215, Combatting Illegal Gambling Reform and 
Modernization Act. Testimony was heard from Representatives Goodlatte 
and Leach; Timothy

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A. Kelly, former Executive Director, National Gambling Impact Study 
Commission; and Frank Catania, former Director, Division of Gaming 
Enforcement, State of New Jersey.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 
2002 CONFERENCE REPORT
Committee on Rules: Granted a rule waiving all points of order against 
the conference report on H.R. 2299, making appropriations for the 
Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2002, and against its consideration. The rule 
provides that the conference report shall be considered as read.


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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS

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                             NEW PUBLIC LAWS

    (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, of Tuesday, 
                     November 27, 2001, p. D 1168)
  H.R. 768, to amend the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to 
extend the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the 
antitrust laws. Signed on November 20, 2001. (Public Law 107-72)
  H.R. 2620, making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans 
Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent 
agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2002. Signed on November 26, 2001. (Public 
Law 107-73)
  H.R. 1042, to prevent the elimination of certain reports. Signed on 
November 28, 2001. (Public Law 107-74)
  H.R. 1552, to extend the moratorium enacted by the Internet Tax 
Freedom Act through November 1, 2003. Signed on November 28, 2001. 
(Public Law 107-75)
  H.R. 2330, making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, 
Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the 
fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. Signed on November 28, 2001. 
(Public Law 107-76)
  H.R. 2500, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, 
Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2002. Signed on November 28, 2001. (Public 
Law 107-77)
  H.R. 2924, to provide authority to the Federal Power Marketing 
Administrations to reduce vandalism and destruction of property. Signed 
on November 28, 2001. (Public Law 107-78)


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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2001-11-30

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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                           NOVEMBER 30, 2001

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


                                 House

  No committee meetings are scheduled.


                             Joint Meetings

  Conference: meeting of conferees on H.R. 1, to close the 
achievement gap with accountability, flexibility, and choice, so 
that no child is left behind, 10 a.m., HC-5, Capitol.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     9:30 a.m., Friday, November 30

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: Senate will be in a period of morning business.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      9 a.m., Friday, November 30

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Friday: Consideration of the conference report on H.R. 
2299, Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations 
Act, 2002 (rule waiving points of order).


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