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                                        Wednesday, October 16, 2002

[[Page D1091]]

                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3295, Help America 
      Vote Act.
      Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 5010, Department 
      of Defense Appropriations Act.
      The House and Senate passed H.J. Res. 123, making further 
      continuing appropriations for FY 2003.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S10483-S10601
Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills and three resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 3114-3126, and S. Res. 342-344. 
                                                        Pages S10571-72
Measures Reported:
  S. 486, to reduce the risk that innocent persons may be executed, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107-315)
  S. 1850, to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to bring underground 
storage tanks into compliance with subtitle I of that Act, to promote 
cleanup of leaking underground storage tanks, to provide sufficient 
resources for such compliance and cleanup, with an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 107-316)
  S. 2817, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2003, 2004, 
2005, 2006, and 2007 for the National Science Foundation, with an 
amendment. (S. Rept. No. 107-317)
  S. 630, to prohibit senders of unsolicited commercial electronic mail 
from disguising the source of their messages, to give consumers the 
choice to cease receiving a sender's unsolicited commercial electronic 
mail messages, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. 
Rept. No. 107-318)
  H.R. 2733, to authorize the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology to work with major manufacturing industries on an initiative 
of standards development and implementation for electronic enterprise 
integration. (S. Rept. No. 107-319)
  S. 2644, to amend chapter 35 of title 31, United States Code, to 
expand the types of Federal agencies that are required to prepare 
audited financial statements, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S10570
Measures Passed:
  Commemorating Stephen E. Ambrose: Senate agreed to S. Res. 342, 
commemorating the life and work of Stephen E. Ambrose. 
                                                        Pages S10549-53
  Reporting of Appropriation Bills: Senate agreed to S. Res. 304, 
encouraging the Senate Committee on Appropriations to report thirteen, 
fiscally responsible, bipartisan appropriations bills to the Senate not 
later than July 31, 2002, after agreeing to the following amendment 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S10527-31, S10553
  Conrad Modified Amendment No. 4886, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                Pages S10528-31, S10553
  Continuing Appropriations: Senate passed H.J. Res. 123, making 
further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, clearing 
the measure for the President.
  Pages S10557-59, S10593
  Consumer Product Protection Act: Senate passed H.R. 2621, to amend 
title 18, United States Code, with respect to consumer product 
protection, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
                                                        Pages S10593-94
  Reid (for Kohl) Amendment No. 4888, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                            Page S10594
  Product Packaging Protection Act: Senate passed S. 1233, to provide 
penalties for certain unauthorized writing with respect to consumer 
products, after agreeing to a committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute, and the following amendment proposed thereto:
  Page S10594
  Reid (for Kohl) Amendment No. 4889, in the nature of a substitute. 
                                                            Page S10594

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  Peace Corps for the 21st Century Act: Senate passed S. 2667, to amend 
the Peace Corps Act to promote global acceptance of the principles of 
international peace and nonviolent coexistence among peoples of diverse 
cultures and systems of government, after agreeing to a committee 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  Pages S10594-98
  Border Commuter Student Act: Senate passed H.R. 4967, to establish 
new nonimmigrant classes for border commuter students, clearing the 
measure for the President.
  Page S10598
  Senate Legal Representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 343, to 
authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in Newdow v. 
Eagen, et al.
  Pages S10598-99
  Senate Legal Representation: Senate agreed to S. Res. 344, to 
authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in Manshardt v. 
Federal Judicial Qualifications Committee, et al.
  Pages S10599
  Cyber Security Research and Development Act: Committee on Commerce, 
Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration 
of H.R. 3394, to authorize funding for computer and network security 
research and development and research fellowship programs, and the bill 
was then passed, after striking all after the enacting clause and 
inserting in lieu thereof the text of S. 2182, Senate companion 
measure, after withdrawing the committee amendment in the nature of a 
substitute, and agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                    Pages S10599-S10601
  Reid (for Wyden/Allen) Amendment No. 4890, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S10601
  Subsequently, S. 2182 was returned to the Senate calendar. 
                                                            Page S10601
  Inland Flood Forecasting and Warning System Act: Senate passed H.R. 
2486, to authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
through the United States Weather Research Program, to conduct research 
and development, training, and outreach activities relating to inland 
flood forecasting improvement, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                            Page S10601
  Black Lung Consolidation of Administrative Responsibility Act: Senate 
passed H.R. 5542, to consolidate all black lung benefit responsibility 
under a single official, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                            Page S10601
Help America Vote Act--Conference Report: By 92 yeas to 2 nays (Vote 
No. 238), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3295, to 
require States and localities to meet uniform and nondiscriminatory 
election technology and administration requirements applicable to 
Federal elections, to establish grant programs to provide assistance to 
States and localities to meet those requirements and to improve 
election technology and the administration of Federal elections, to 
establish the Election Administration Commission, clearing the measure 
for the President.
  Pages S10488-S10516
Defense Appropriations--Conference Report: By 93 yeas to 1 nay (Vote 
No. 239), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 5010, making 
appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2003, clearing the measure for the President. 
                                                        Pages S10516-24
  Messages From the President: Senate received the following messages 
from the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of the continuation of the 
national emergency with the respect to the significant narcotics 
traffickers centered in Columbia; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
and Urban Affairs. (PM-116)
Page S10568
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, the periodic report on the national 
emergency with respect to significant narcotics traffickers centered in 
Columbia that was declared in Executive Order 12978 of October 21, 
1995; to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-117)
                                                            Page S10568
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Blanquita Walsh Cullum, of Virginia, to be a Member of the 
Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2005.
  Feliciano Foyo, of Florida, to be a Member of the Advisory Board for 
Cuba Broadcasting for a term expiring August 12, 2004.
  Mary Carlin Yates, of Oregon, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Ghana.
  19 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  30 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Navy.
Page S10601
Messages From the House:
  Pages S10568-69
Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S10569-70
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S10570-71
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S10572-73
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S10573-88
Additional Statements:
  Pages S10566-68
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S10588-93
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Page S10593
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--239) 
                                                Pages S10515, S10523-24
Adjournment: Senate met at 10:40 a.m., and adjourned at 9:04 p.m., 
until 11 a.m., on Thursday,

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October 17, 2002. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting 
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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
CORPORATE INVERSION
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Treasury and General 
Government concluded hearings to examine the appropriateness of U.S. 
companies reincorporating into offshore tax havens (corporate 
inversion), and the implications of these transactions on U.S. tax 
policy and the U.S. economy, after receiving testimony from Pamela 
Olson, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy; Connecticut 
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, Hartford; Martin A. Regalia, U.S. 
Chamber of Commerce, Robert S. McIntyre, Citizens for Tax Justice, and 
William G. Gale, Brookings Institution, all of Washington, D.C.; and 
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nomination of Otis Webb Brawley, Jr., of Georgia, to be a Member of the 
Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health 
Sciences, Department of Defense, and 331 military nominations in the 
Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.
NOMINATION
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded closed hearings to 
examine the nomination of Maj. Gen. Robert T. Clark, USA, for 
appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and to be Commanding 
General, Fifth United States Army, after the nominee testified and 
answered questions in his own behalf.
LATIN AMERICA
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on 
International Trade and Finance concluded hearings to examine U.S. 
policy and the role of the international financial community concerning 
economic instability in Latin America, prospects for economic and 
productivity growth, and the International Monetary Fund, after 
receiving testimony from John B. Taylor, Under Secretary of the 
Treasury for International Affairs; Daniel K. Tarullo, Georgetown 
University Law Center, Michael Mussa, Institute for International 
Economics, Scott A. Otteman, National Association of Manufacturers, all 
of Washington, D.C.
ANGOLA
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee held hearings to examine U.S. 
policy options in Angola, focusing on humanitarian needs and improving 
governance, receiving testimony from Walter H. Kansteiner III, 
Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs; Morten Rostrup, 
Medecins Sans Frontieres, Brussels, Belgium; and David J. Kramer, Baird 
Holm, Omaha, Nebraska.
  Hearings recessed subject to call.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded hearings on the 
nominations of Collister Johnson, Jr., of Virginia, and John L. 
Morrison, of Minnesota, each to be a Member of the Board of Directors 
of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, after the nominees 
testified and answered questions in their own behalf.
NOMINATION
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee ordered favorably reported 
the nomination of Scott W. Muller, of Maryland, to be General Counsel 
of the Central Intelligence Agency.
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                        House of Representatives

[D16OC2-B40] D1094 Chamber Ac
Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 47 public bills, H.R. 5644-5690; 3 private bills, H.R. 
5691-5693; and 8 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 511-512, and H. Res. 589-594 were 
introduced.
  Pages H8021-23

Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
[D16OC2-B41] D1094 H.R. 4966,
  H.R. 4966, to improve the conservation and management of coastal and ocean 
resources by reenacting and clarifying provisions of a reorganization plan 
authorizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, amended (H. 
Rept. 107-759, Pt. 1)

[D16OC2-B42] D1094 H.R. 2202,
  H.R. 2202, to convey the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project, the Savage 
Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, and the Intake Irrigation 
Project to the pertinent irrigation districts, amended (H. Rept. 107-760);

[D16OC2-B43] D1094 H.R. 4601,
  H.R. 4601, to provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of Bureau of 
Land Management land in Douglas County, Oregon, to the county to improve 
management of and recreational access to the Oregon Dunes National 
Recreation Area (H. Rept. 107-761);

[D16OC2-B44] D1094 H.R. 5399,
  H.R. 5399, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain 
water distribution systems of the Cachuma Project, California, to the 
Carpinteria Valley Water District and the Montecito Water District (H. Rept. 
107-762); and

[D16OC2-B45] D1094 Supplement
  Supplemental report on H.R. 3215, to amend title 18, United States Code, 
to expand and modernize the prohibition against interstate gambling (H. 
Rept. 107-591 Pt. 2).
Page H8021

Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Gutknecht to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                                  Page H7931

Journal: Agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal of Wednesday, Oct. 
16 by a yea-and-nay vote of 330 yeas to 52 nays with 1 voting ``present'', 
Roll No. 464.
  Pages H7931, H7948

Recess: The House recessed at 12:33 p.m. and reconvened at 2 p.m. 
                                                                  Page H7947

Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the following 
measures:

  Sober Borders Act. Debated on Oct. 15, H.R. 2155, amended, to amend title 
18, United States Code, to make it illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a 
drug or alcohol in the body of the driver at a land border port of entry 
(agreed to by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 296 yeas to 94 nays, Roll No. 465); 
and
  Pages H7948-49

  Health Care Safety Net Amendments: Considered pursuant to the order of the 
House of Oct. 15, S. 1533, amended, 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 (agreed to by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 392 yeas to 5 nays, 
Roll No. 466)
  Pages H7932-47, H7949-50

Motion to Instruct Conferees--SAFE Act: Representative Eshoo informed the 
House of her intention to offer a motion to instruct conferees on H.R. 4, to 
enhance energy conservation, research and development and to provide for 
security and diversity in the energy supply for the American people, to 
insist to the extent possible within the scope of the conference, that the 
conferees reject provisions that would make discretionary the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission's duty to ensure that wholesale electricity rates are 
just and reasonable and not unduly discriminatory or preferential. 
                                                                  Page H7950

Recess: The House recessed at 2:51 p.m. and reconvened at 4:40 p.m. 
                                                                  Page H7950

Making Further Continuing Appropriations: The House passed H.J. Res. 123, 
making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 by a 
recorded vote of 228 ayes to 172 noes, Roll No. 470.
  Pages H7960-63

[D16OC2-B46] D1094 Rejected t
  Rejected the Obey motion to recommit the joint resolution to the committee 
on appropriations with instructions to report it back to the House forthwith 
with an amendment that strikes ``November 22, 2002'' and inserts ``October 
21, 2002'' by a yea-and-nay vote of 194 yeas to 210 nays, Roll No. 469. 
                                                              Pages H7961-62

[D16OC2-B47] D1095 H. Res. 58

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  H. Res. 585, the rule that provided for consideration of the joint 
resolution was agreed to by a recorded vote of 206 ayes to 193 noes, Roll 
No. 468. Agreed to order the previous question by a yea-and-nay vote of 209 
yeas to 193 nays, Roll No. 467. Pursuant to the rule, House Resolutions 550, 
551, and 577 were laid on the table.
Page H7950-60

Legislative Program: The Majority Leader announced the Legislative Program. 
                                                              Pages H7963-64

Combined Consideration of Measures: The Chair entertained the following 
combined request under the Speaker's guidelines as recorded on page 712 of 
the House rules and manual with assurances that it had been cleared by the 
bipartisan floor and leadership of all respective committees. The Majority 
Leader asked unanimous consent and it was subsequently agreed to that the 
House that it:

[D16OC2-B48] D1095 1. Be cons
  1. Be considered to have discharged from committee and passed: H.R. 5647, 
to authorize the duration of the base contract of the Navy-Marine Corps 
Intranet contract to be more than five years but not more than seven years; 
S. 1646, to identify certain routes in the States of Texas, Oklahoma, 
Colorado, and New Mexico as part of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, a high 
priority corridor on the National Highway System--clearing the measure for 
the President; S. 1270, to designate the United States courthouse to be 
constructed at 8th Avenue and Mill Street in Eugene, Oregon, as the ``Wayne 
Lyman Morse United States Courthouse''--clearing the measure for the 
President; H.R. 5603, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend 
the tax-exempt status of designated terrorist organizations, H.R. 5651, to 
amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to make improvements in the 
regulation of medical devices; H.R. 5640, to amend title 5, United States 
Code, to ensure that the right of Federal employees to display the flag of 
the United States not be abridged; and S. 1210, to reauthorize the Native 
American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act--clearing the measure 
for the President.

[D16OC2-B49] D1095 2. Be cons
  2. Be considered to have passed S. 1227, to authorize the Secretary of the 
Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of 
establishing the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area in the State of New 
York--clearing the measure for the President;

[D16OC2-B50] D1095 3. Be cons
  3. Be considered to have discharged from committee and agreed to H. Con. 
Res. 502, expressing the sense of the Congress in support of Breast Cancer 
Awareness Month; H. Res. 536, commending the staffs of members of Congress, 
the Capitol Police, the Office of the Attending Physician and his health 
care staff, and other members of the Capitol Hill community for their 
courage and professionalism during the days and weeks following the release 
of anthrax in Senator Daschle's office; H. Con. Res. 479, expressing the 
sense of Congress regarding Greece's contributions to the war against 
terrorism and its successful efforts against the November 17 terrorist 
organization; and H. Con. Res. 492, welcoming Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of 
Thailand upon her arrival in the United States;

[D16OC2-B51] D1095 4. Be cons
  4. Be considered to have discharged from committee, amended, and agreed to 
H. Con. Res. 349, calling for an end to the sexual exploitation of refugees 
and H. Con. Res. 437, recognizing the Republic of Turkey for its cooperation 
in the campaign against global terrorism, for its commitment of forces and 
assistance to Operation Enduring Freedom and subsequent missions in 
Afghanistan, and for initiating important economic reforms to build a stable 
and prosperous economy in Turkey in the respective forms placed at the desk;

[D16OC2-B52] D1095 5. Be cons
  5. Be considered to have amended and passed H.R. 5200, to establish 
wilderness areas, promote conservation, improve public land, and provide for 
high quality development in Clark County, Nevada, by the committee amendment 
as further amended by the form placed at the desk;

[D16OC2-B53] D1095 6. Be cons
  6. Be considered to have taken from the Speaker's Table and concurred in 
the respective Senate amendments to H. R. 3801, to provide for improvement 
of Federal education research, statistics, evaluation, information, and 
dissemination; H.R. 4015, to amend title 38, United States Code, to revise 
and improve employment, training, and placement services furnished to 
veterans, and H.R. 3253, to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide 
for the establishment of emergency medical preparedness centers in the 
Department of Veterans Affairs--clearing the measures for the President;

[D16OC2-B54] D1095 7. That th
  7. That the committees being discharged be printed in the Record, the 
texts of each measure and any amendment thereto be considered as read and 
printed in the Record, and that motions to reconsider each of these actions 
be laid upon the table.
[D16OC2-B55] D1096 Agreed to

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  Agreed to amend the title of H. Con. Res. 349 so as to read: ``Concurrent 
resolution calling for effective measures to end the sexual exploitation of 
refugees.''

[D16OC2-B56] D1096 The Clerk
  The Clerk was authorized to make technical corrections and conforming 
changes in the engrossment of the measures as may be necessary to reflect 
the actions of the House.
Pages H7964-H8009

Organization of the 108th Congress: The House agreed to H. Res. 590, 
relating to early organization of the House of Representatives for the One 
Hundred Eighth Congress.
  Pages H8009-10

Exemption for Certain Political Committees from Notification Requirements: 
The House passed H.R. 5596, to amend section 527 of the Internal Revenue 
Code of 1986 to eliminate notification and return requirements for State and 
local party committees and candidate committees and avoid duplicate 
reporting by certain State and local political committees of information 
required to be reported and made publicly available under State law. 
                                                              Pages H8010-13

Presidential Messages: Read the following messages from the President:

  Periodic Report on Narcotics Traffickers Centered in Colombia: Message 
wherein he transmitted a 6-month periodic report with respect to significant 
narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia that was declared in Executive 
Order 12978 of October 21, 1995--referred to the Committee on International 
Relations and ordered printed (H. Doc. 107-273); and

  Narcotics Traffickers Centered in Colombia: Message wherein he transmitted 
a notice stating that the emergency declared with respect to significant 
narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia is to continue in effect beyond 
October 21, 2002 referred to the Committee on International Relations and 
ordered printed (H. Doc. 107-274).
  Pages H8013-14

Supplemental Report: The Committee on the Judiciary received permission to 
file a supplemental report on H.R. 3215, to amend title 18, United States 
Code, to expand and modernize the prohibition against interstate gambling, 
                                                                  Page H8014

Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate today appear on pages 
H7948 and H7960.

Quorum Calls--Votes: Five yea-and-nay votes and two recorded votes developed 
during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages H7948, H7949, 
H7949-50, H7958-59, H7959-60, H7962, and H7962-63. There were no quorum 
calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 8:57 p.m.


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Committee Meetings

[D16OC2-B58] D1096 U.S. AND C
U.S. AND CANADA SAFE THIRD COUNTRY AGREEMENT

[D16OC2-B59] D1096 Committee
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, 
and Claims held an oversight hearing on ``The United States and Canada Safe 
Third Country Agreement.'' Testimony was heard from Kelly Ryan, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, 
Department of State; Joe Langlois. Director, Office of Asylum, INS, 
Department of Justice; and public witnesses.

[D16OC2-B60] D1096 NATION'S V
NATION'S VETERANS--CURRENT AND FUTURE BURIAL NEEDS

[D16OC2-B61] D1096 Committee
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Held a hearing on current and future burial 
needs of our nation's veterans. Testimony was heard from Vincent L. Barile, 
Deputy Under Secretary, Memorial Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs, 
representative of a veterans organization; and public witnesses.

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COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THURSDAY,

                            OCTOBER 17, 2002

          (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

                                 Senate

[D16OC2-B62] D1096 Select Com
  Select Committee on Intelligence: to resume joint hearings with the 
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to examine activities of 
the United States intelligence community in connection with the September 
11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., SH-
216.

                                  House

[D16OC2-B63] D1096 Committee
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and 
Consumer Protection, hearing titled ``ECNs and Market Structure: Ensuring 
Best Prices for Consumers,'' 10:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

[D16OC2-B64] D1097 Subcommitt

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  Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing titled ``Securing 
America: The Federal Government's Response to Nuclear Terrorism at Our 
Nation's Ports and Borders,'' 9 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.

[D16OC2-B65] D1097 Committee
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border 
Security, and Claims, oversight hearing on ``Use of DOJ Funds by State 
and Local Correctional Facilities to Assist the INS in Identifying and 
Deporting Criminal Aliens on an Expedited Basis,'' 2 p.m., 2237 Rayburn.

                             Joint Meetings

[D16OC2-B66] D1097 Joint Meet
  Joint Meetings: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, to resume 
joint hearings with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence 
to examine activities of the United States intelligence community in 
connection with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United 
States, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., SH-216.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     11 a.m., Thursday, October 17

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Thursday: Senate will be in a period of morning business 
until 1 p.m.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                     10 a.m., Thursday, October 17

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Thursday: Pro forma session.
    


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