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                                              Tuesday, May 14, 2002

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                              Daily Digest


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4291-S4337
Measures Introduced: Four bills and four resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 2510-2513, S.J. Res. 37, and S. Res. 267-269. 
                                                             Page S4330
Measures Reported:
  S. 1867, to establish the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks 
Upon the United States, with amendments. (S. Rept. No. 107-150) 
                                                             Page S4330
Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act: Senate continued consideration 
of H.R. 3009, to extend the Andean Trade Preference Act, and to grant 
additional trade benefits under that Act, taking action on the 
following amendments proposed thereto:
  Pages S4297-S4326
Adopted:
  By a unanimous vote of 98 yeas (Vote No. 109), Baucus Amendment No. 
3405 (to Amendment No. 3401), to clarify the principal negotiating 
objectives of the United States with respect to foreign investment. 
                                                         Pages S4297-99
  Dayton/Craig Amendment No. 3408 (to Amendment No. 3401), to limit the 
application of trade authorities procedures. (By 38 yeas to 61 nays 
(Vote No. 110), Senate failed to table the amendment.) 
                                           Pages S4299, S4309, S4320-22
  Kennedy Amendment No. 3411 (to Amendment No. 3401), to include the 
Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health as a principal 
negotiating objective of the United States.
Pages S4319, S4322-24
Withdrawn:
  Grassley Amendment No. 3409 (to Amendment No. 3408), to make 
preserving the ability of the United States to enforce rigorously its 
trade laws a principal trade negotiating objective.
Pages S4299-S4309
Pending:
  Baucus/Grassley Amendment No. 3401, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                      Pages S4297-S4326
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill, at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, May 15, 2002, 
where Senator Wellstone will be recognized to offer an amendment 
regarding labor impact.
Page S4336
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general.
Pages S4336, S4337
Messages From the House:
  Page S4328
Executive Communications:
  Pages S4328-30
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4330-31
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Page S4331
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4328-34
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4334-36
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Page S4336
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--110) 
                                                  Pages S4298-99, S4309
Recess: Senate met at 9:30 a.m., and recessed at 5:42 p.m., until 9:30 
a.m., on Wednesday, May 15, 2002. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on pages S4336-
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
NATIONAL EXPORT STRATEGY
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded 
oversight hearings to examine the Annual National Export Strategy 
Report of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, focusing on the 
ability to foster development in, and trade with, South- and South-East 
Asia and Africa, in order to promote international stability, after 
receiving testimony from Donald L. Evans, Secretary of Commerce, 
Eduardo Aguirre, Vice Chairman and First Vice President, Export-Import 
Bank of the United States, Hector V. Barreto, Administrator, Small 
Business Administration, Thelma J. Askey, Director, U.S. Trade and 
Development Agency, and Ross J. Connelly, Executive Vice President and 
Chief Operating Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, all 
on behalf of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee.

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TRIBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation/Committee on Indian 
Affairs: Committees concluded joint oversight hearings to examine 
telecommunications issues in Indian country, focusing on telecom 
carriers, tribal governments, and the siting of communications towers, 
after receiving testimony from K. Dane Snowden, Chief, Consumer and 
Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission; Susan 
Masten, Yurok Tribe, Eureka, California; Marcia Warren Edelman, S. M. 
E. LLC, Arlington, Virginia, former Senior Policy Advisor for Native 
American Affairs, Department of Commerce; Michael Strand, Montana 
Independent Telecommunications Systems, Helena; John Stanton, Western 
Wireless Corporation, Bellevue, Washington; and William Day, United 
South and Eastern Tribes, Inc., Pineville, Louisiana.
PACIFIC SALMON MANAGEMENT AND RECOVERY
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, and Fisheries concluded hearings on S. 1825, to 
authorize the Secretary of Commerce to provide financial assistance to 
the States of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Idaho and 
tribes in the region for salmon habitat restoration projects in coastal 
waters and upland drainages, and related pacific salmon management 
issues, after receiving testimony from Senators Crapo and Thompson; 
Donald R. Knowles, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National 
Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, Department of Commerce; Dirk Brazil, California 
Department of Fish and Game, Sacramento; Geoffrey M. Huntington, Oregon 
Watershed Enhancement Board, Salem; Laura E. Johnson, Washington State 
Salmon Recovery Funding Board/Interagency Committee for Outdoor 
Recreation, Olympia; James L. Caswell, Idaho Governor's Office of 
Species Conservation, Boise; Robert Thorstenson, United Fishermen of 
Alaska, Juneau; Glen Spain, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's 
Associations, Eugene, Oregon; and Harold Blackwolf, Sr., Confederated 
Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon Fish and Wildlife 
Committee, Madras, on behalf of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish 
Commission.
PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS IMPLEMENTATION
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee concluded hearings 
on S. 2118, to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to implement the Stockholm 
Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and the Protocol on 
Persistent Organic Pollutants to the Convention on Long-Range 
Transboundary Air Pollution, and S. 2507, to amend the Toxic Substances 
Control Act and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act 
to implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, 
the Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants to the Convention on 
Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, and the Rotterdam Convention on 
the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals 
and Pesticides in International Trade, after receiving testimony from 
Jeffry M. Burnam, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment, 
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific 
Affairs; Stephen L. Johnson, Assistant Administrator, Office of 
Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, Environmental Protection 
Agency; Warren Muir, National Academy of Sciences National Research 
Council, Brooks B. Yeager, World Wildlife Fund, and Karen L. Perry, 
Physicians for Social Responsibility, all of Washington, D.C.; John 
Buccini, United Nations Environment Programme Intergovernmental 
Negotiating Committee, Ontario, Canada; and Michael Walls, American 
Chemistry Council, Arlington, Virginia.
TOBACCO MARKETING ON WOMEN
Committee on Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Oversight of 
Government Management, Restructuring and the District of Columbia 
concluded hearings to examine the impact of tobacco marketing on women 
and girls, focusing on promotional targeting techniques and women's 
health, after receiving testimony from Cristina Beato, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary of Health and Human Services for Health; Elizabeth M. Whelan, 
American Council on Science and Health, and Diane E. Stover, Memorial 
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, on behalf of the American College of 
Chest Physicians and the CHEST Foundation, both of New York, New York; 
Charles King III, Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts; 
Matthew L. Myers, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Washington, D.C.; and 
Cassandra Coleman, Chicago, Illinois.
DNA EVIDENCE
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs concluded 
hearings to examine seeking justice for sexual assault victims, 
focusing on Department of Justice efforts to promote the use of DNA 
evidence to combat crime and impact of the Debbie Smith Act on crime 
laboratories throughout the United States, after receiving testimony 
from Sarah V. Hart, Director, National Institute of Justice, and Dwight 
E. Adams, Assistant Director, Laboratory Division, Federal Bureau of 
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the Department of Justice; Linda A. Fairstein, former Chief of the New 
York County District Attorney's Office Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit, New 
York, New York; Debra S. Holbrook, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, 
Seaford, Delaware; Susan Narveson, Phoenix Police Department Laboratory 
Services Bureau, Phoenix, Arizona, on behalf of the American Society of 
Crime Laboratory Directors; J. Tom Morgan, Stone Mountain Judicial 
District Attorney, De Kalb County, Georgia, on behalf of the National 
District Attorneys Association; and Debbie Smith, Williamsburg, 
Virginia.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 22 public bills, H.R. 4714-4735; and 7 
resolutions, H.J. Res. 92; H. Con. Res. 402-405, and H. Res. 417-418, 
were introduced
  Pages H2469-71
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  Justice Undone: Clemency Decisions in the Clinton White House (H. 
Rept. 107-454);
  H.R. 1370, to amend the National Wildlife Refuge System 
Administration Act of 1966 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior 
to provide for maintenance and repair of buildings and properties 
located on lands in the National Wildlife Refuge System by lessees of 
such facilities, amended (H. Rept. 107-455);
  H.R. 2643, to authorize the acquisition of additional lands for 
inclusion in the Fort Clatsop National Memorial in the State of Oregon, 
amended (H. Rept. 107-456);
  H.R. 4626, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to accelerate 
the marriage penalty relief in the standard deduction and to modify the 
work opportunity credit and the welfare-to-work credit, amended (H. 
Rept. 107-457);
  H.R. 2624, to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to honor, 
through permanent tributes, men and women of the United States who were 
killed or disabled while serving as law enforcement or public safety 
officers (H. Rept. 107-458);
  H.R. 3892, to amend title 28, United States Code, to make certain 
modifications in the judicial discipline procedures, amended (H. Rept. 
107-459);
  H.R. 4090, to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to 
States for temporary assistance for needy families, amended (H. Rept. 
107-460, Pt. 1);
  H.R. 4584, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend 
the authorization of transitional medical assistance for 1 year (H. 
Rept. 107-461);
  H.R. 4585, to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend 
abstinence education funding under maternal and child health program 
through fiscal year 2007 (H. Rept. 107-462).
  H. Res. 419, providing for consideration of H.R. 3994, to authorize 
economic and democratic development assistance for Afghanistan and to 
authorize military assistance for Afghanistan and certain other foreign 
countries (H. Rept. 107-463);
  H. Res. 420, 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. 107-464); and
  H. Res. 421, providing for consideration of H.R. 4735, to reauthorize 
and improve the program of block grants to States for temporary 
assistance for needy families, improve access to quality child care (H. 
Rept. 107-465).
Pages H2465-66, H2469
Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he 
appointed Representative Boozman to act as Speaker pro tempore for 
today.
  Page H2391
Journal: Agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal of Monday, May 
13 by a recorded vote of 371 ayes to 40 noes with 1 voting ``present,'' 
Roll No. 161.
  Pages H2392, H2428-29
Recess: The House recessed at 12:43 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                             Page H2392
Recess: The House recessed at 5:29 p.m. and reconvened at 6:32 p.m. 
                                                             Page H2427
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  National Wildlife Refuge System Maintenance and Repair: H.R. 1370, 
amended, to amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration 
Act of 1966 to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide for 
maintenance and repair of buildings and properties located on lands in 
the National Wildlife Refuge System by lessees of such facilities. 
Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``A bill to amend the National 
Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to establish 
requirements for the award of concessions in the National Wildlife

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Refuge System, to provide for maintenance and repair of properties 
located in the System by concessionaires authorized to use such 
properties, and for other purposes.'';
  Pages H2394-96
  Nutria Eradication and Marshland Restoration: H.R. 4044, amended, to 
authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance to the 
State of Maryland for implementation of a program to eradicate nutria 
and restore marshland damaged by nutria. Agreed to amend the title so 
as to read: ``A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
provide assistance to the State of Maryland and the State of Louisiana 
for implementation of a program to eradicate or control nutria and 
restore marshland damaged by nutria.'';
  Pages H2396-98
  Waco Mammoth Site Area Interior Study Act: H.R. 1925, amended, to 
direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and 
feasibility of designating the Waco Mammoth Site Area in Waco, Texas, 
as a unit of the National Park System;
  Pages H2398-99
  Regional Plant Genome and Gene Expression Research Act: H.R. 2051, to 
provide for the establishment of regional plant genome and gene 
expression research and development centers. Agreed to amend the title 
so as to read: ``A bill to authorize the National Science Foundation to 
establish regional centers for the purpose of plant genome and gene 
expression research and development and international research 
partnerships for the advancement of plant biotechnology in the 
developing world.'';
  Pages H2399-H2404
  Recognizing the 150th Anniversary of the American Society of Civil 
Engineers: H. Con. Res. 387, recognizing the American Society of Civil 
Engineers for reaching its 150th Anniversary and for the many vital 
contributions of civil engineers to the quality of life of our Nation's 
people including the research and development projects that have led to 
the physical infrastructure of modern America;
  Pages H2404-06
  Highway Funding Restoration Act: H.R. 3694, amended, to provide for 
highway infrastructure investment at the guaranteed funding level 
contained in the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (agreed 
to by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 410 yeas to 5 nays, Roll No. 159); 
                                                  Pages H2406-13, H2427
  Social Security Benefit Enhancements for Women Act: H.R. 4069, to 
amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for miscellaneous 
enhancements in Social Security benefits, and for other purposes 
(agreed to by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 418 yeas with none voting 
``nay,'' Roll No. 160). Agreed to amend the title so as to read: ``To 
amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for miscellaneous 
enhancements in Social Security benefits, and for other purposes.''; 
and
  Pages H2413-22, H2427-28
  Prohibiting the Involuntary Wearing of the Abaya Garment by Members 
of the Armed Forces: H.R. 4714, to prohibit members of the Armed Forces 
in Saudi Arabia from being required or formally or informally compelled 
to wear the abaya garment.
  Pages H2422-27
Recess: The House recessed at 11:22 p.m. and reconvened at 8:48 a.m. on 
Wednesday, May 15.
  Page H2453, H2467
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on page 
H2394.
Amendments: Amendments ordered printed pursuant to the rule appear on 
pages H2472-73.
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes and one recorded vote 
developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages 
H2427, H2428, and H2428-29. There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 8:50 a.m. on 
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Committee Meetings
SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS
Committee on Appropriations: Continued markup of the supplemental 
appropriations for fiscal year 2002.
  Will continue tomorrow.
LABOR, HHS, AND EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human 
Services, and Education continued appropriation hearings. Testimony was 
heard from public witnesses.
CORPORATE ACCOUNTING PRACTICES
Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Capital Markets, 
Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises continued hearings 
entitled ``Corporate Accounting Practices: Is There a Credibility 
GAAP?'' Testimony was heard from Robert K. Herdman, Chief Accountant, 
SEC; Edmund L. Jenkins, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board; 
and public witnesses.
ACCOUNTABILITY OF TAX DOLLARS ACT
Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, 
Financial Management, and Intergovernmental Relations held a hearing on 
H.R. 4685, Accountability of Tax Dollars Act of 2002. Testimony was 
heard from Representative Toomey; Gary T. Engel, Director, Financial 
Management and

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Assurance, GAO; Mark Reger, Chief Financial Officer, FCC; Alison L. 
Doone, Deputy Staff Director, Management, FEC; Frederick J. Zirkel, 
Inspector General, FTC; and Paul Brachfeld, Inspector General, National 
Archives and Records Administration.
VA HEALTH CARE
Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security, 
Veterans' Affairs, and International Relations held a hearing on ``VA 
Health Care: Structural Problems, Superficial Solutions?'' Testimony 
was heard from Robert Roswell, Under Secretary, Health, Department of 
Veterans Affairs; Cynthia Bascetta, Director, Health Care-Veterans' 
Health and Benefits Issues, GAO; Edmund Burke, Coordinator, Veterans 
Services, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, State of 
Connecticut; and public witnesses.
FAIRNESS IN SENTENCING ACT
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and 
Homeland Security approved for full Committee action H.R. 4689, 
Fairness in Sentencing Act of 2002.
  Prior to this action, the Subcommittee held a hearing on this 
measure. Testimony was heard from Charles R. Tetzlaff, General Counsel, 
U.S. Sentencing Commission; John Roth, Section Chief, Department of 
Justice; James M. Rosenbaum, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, 
Minneapolis, Minnesota; and William G. Otis, former Assistant U.S. 
Attorney General, District of Virginia.
AFGHANISTAN FREEDOM SUPPORT ACT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, an open rule on H.R. 3994, 
Afghanistan Freedom Support Act of 2002, providing one hour of general 
debate equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on International Relations. The rule 
provides that it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for 
the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
recommended by the Committee on International Relations now printed in 
the bill. The rule provides that the committee amendment in the nature 
of a substitute shall be considered by title rather than by section. 
The rule allows the Chairman of the Committee of the Whole to accord 
priority in recognition to those Members who have pre-printed their 
amendments in the Congressional Record. Finally, the rule provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. Testimony was heard 
from Chairman Hyde and Representative Lantos.
ENCOURAGING WORK AND SUPPORTING MARRIAGE ACT
Committee on Rules: Heard testimony from Chairman Thomas and 
Representative Rangel on H.R. 4626, Encouraging Work and Supporting 
Marriage Act of 2002.
SAME DAY CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS
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 the Rules Committee) against certain 
resolution reported from the Rules Committee. The rule applies the 
waiver to any special rule reported on the legislative day of 
Wednesday, May 15, 2002, providing for the consideration or disposition 
of a bill to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to 
States for temporary assistance for needy families, improve access to 
quality child care, and for other purposes.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, WORK,
AND FAMILY PROMOTION ACT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a modified closed rule 
providing 2 hours of debate on H.R. 4735, Personal Responsibility, 
Work, and Family Promotion Act of 2002, with 50 minutes equally divided 
and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Ways and Means, 40 minutes equally divided and controlled 
by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Education and the Workforce, and 30 minutes equally divided and 
controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce. The rule waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill. The rule makes in order the amendment 
printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if 
offered by Representative Cardin of Maryland or his designee, which 
shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 1 
hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent. 
The rule waives all points of order against the amendment printed in 
the report. Finally the rule provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions. Heard testimony from Chairman Thomas and 
Representatives Herger, Boehner, McKeon, Tauzin, Levin, Cardin, 
Becerra, Mink of Hawaii, Owens, Scott, Woolsey, Tierney, Kind, Wu, 
Solis, Clayton, Carson of Indiana, Jackson-Lee of Texas, and Udall of 
New Mexico.
IRC--REQUIREMENTS FOR RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing 
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Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3) requirements for religious 
organizations. Testimony was heard from Steven T. Miller, Director, 
Exempt Organizations Division, IRS, Department of the Treasury; and 
public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
IRS BUDGET REVIEW
Joint Committee on Taxation: Committee concluded hearings to review the 
strategic plans and budget of the Internal Revenue Service, as annually 
required by the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act 
of 1998, after receiving testimony from Charles O. Rossotti, 
Commissioner, and Larry Levitan, Chairman of the Oversight Board, both 
of the Internal Revenue Service, and David C. Williams, Inspector 
General for Tax Administration, all of the Department of the Treasury; 
and James R. White, Director, Tax Issues, General Accounting Office.


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                   COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

                              MAY 15, 2002

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and 
Independent Agencies, to hold hearings on proposed budget estimates 
for fiscal year 2003 for the National Science Foundation and the 
Office of Science and Technology Policy, 9:30 a.m., SD-138.
  Subcommittee on Defense, to hold hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 2003 for the Air Force, 10 a.m., SD-192.
  Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government, to hold hearings 
on proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2003 for the Internal 
Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, 2 p.m., SD-192.
  Subcommittee on Interior, to hold hearings on proposed budget 
estimates for fiscal year 2003 for the U.S. Forest Service, 
Department of Agriculture, 2 p.m., SD-124.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on 
Housing and Transportation, to hold hearings to examine affordable 
housing production and working families, 2:30 p.m., SD-538.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee 
on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce, and Tourism, to hold hearings 
to examine the Enron Corporation, focusing on developments regarding 
electricity price manipulation in California, 9:30 a.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: business meeting to 
consider pending calendar business, 9:30 a.m., SD-366.
  Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine manipulation in 
Western energy markets during 2000-2001, 2:30 p.m., SH-216.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: to hold hearings to 
examine transportation planning issues, 10 a.m., SD-406.
  Committee on Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the 
binge epidemic on college campuses, 9:30 a.m., SD-342.
  Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine copyright 
royalties, focusing on webcasting, 9:30 a.m., SD-226.


                                 House

  Committee on Appropriations, to continue markup of the 
supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2002, 1:30 p.m., 2359 
Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, 
on Congressional Witnesses, 10:15 a.m., Rayburn.
  Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on 
Workforce Protections, hearing on ``Flexibility in the Workplace: 
Options for Public Sector Employees,'' 11:30 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, 
Drug Policy and Human Resources, hearing on ``Medical Science and 
Bioethics: Attack of the Clones?'' 1 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on International Relations, hearing on the 
Administration's National Export Strategy: Promoting Trade and 
Development in Key Emerging Markets, 12 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power, to mark 
up H.R. 2301, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to 
construct a bridge on Federal land west of and adjacent to Folsom 
Dam in California, 3 p.m., 1334 Longworth.
  Committee on Small Business, hearing on the Pentagon's procurement 
policies and programs with respect to small businesses, 2 p.m., 2360 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on 
Water Resources and Environment and the Subcommittee on Coast Guard 
and Maritime Transportation, joint oversight hearing on 
Implementation of the ``National Invasive Species Act of 1996,'' 
9:30 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, executive, briefing on 
Global Hot Spots, 1:30 p.m., and, executive, to mark up H.R. 4628, 
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003, 3:30 p.m., H-
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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                      9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 15

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Wednesday: After the transaction of any morning business 
(not to extend beyond 10:30 a.m.), Senate will continue consideration 
of H.R. 3009, Andean Trade Preference Expansion Act.
    
    

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                       10 a.m., Wednesday, May 15

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Consideration of the H.R. 3994, Afghanistan 
Freedom Support Act of 2002 (rule only); and
  Consideration of H.R. 4735, Personal Responsibility, Work, and Family 
Promotion Act (modified closed rule, 2 hours of debate). 


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