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                                        Thursday, February 13, 2003

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      House and Senate agreed to the Conference Report on H.J. Res. 2, 
      Omnibus Appropriations.
      House and Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 41, Adjournment 
      Resolution.
      House passed H.R. 4, Personal Responsibility, Work and Family 
      Promotion.
      House Committees ordered reported seven sundry measures.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2371-S2503
Measures Introduced: Twenty-nine bills and seven resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 385-413, S.J. Res. 6, S. Res. 57-59, and S. 
Con. Res. 5-7.
  Pages S2456-57
Measures Reported:
  S. Res. 57, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Armed 
Services.
Page S2456
Measures Passed:
  Enrollment Correction: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 35, directing 
the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a technical 
correction in the enrollment of H.J. Res. 2.
  Page S2499
  Adjournment Resolution: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 41, providing 
for a conditional adjournment of the House of Representatives and a 
conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate.
  Page S2499
  Do Not Call Registry: Senate passed H.R. 395, to authorize the 
Federal Trade Commission to collect fees for the implementation and 
enforcement of a ``do-not-call'' registry, clearing the measure for the 
President.
  Page S2500
  Government Consent to Assemble: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 1, 
regarding consent to assemble outside the seat of Government. 
                                                             Page S2500
  U.N. Resolution Support: Committee on Foreign Relation was discharged 
from further consideration of S. Con. Res. 4, welcoming the expression 
of support of 18 European nations for the enforcement of United Nations 
Security Counsel Resolution 1441, and the resolution was then agreed 
to.
  Pages S2500-02
  Ronald Reagan Birthday Recognition: Senate passed H.J. Res. 19, 
recognizing the 92d birthday of Ronald Reagan, clearing the measure for 
the President.
  Page S2502
  Congratulating the University of Portland Women's Soccer Team: Senate 
agreed to S. Res. 59, congratulating the University of Portland women's 
soccer team for winning the 2002 NCAA Division I national championship.
                                                         Pages S2502-03
Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report: By 76 yeas to 20 nays (Vote 
No. 34), Senate agreed to the conference report on H.J. Res. 2, making 
further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, clearing 
the measure for the President.
  Pages S2428-39
Nomination Considered: Senate continued consideration of the nomination 
of Miguel A. Estrada, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the District of Columbia Circuit.
  Pages S2372-89, S2391-S2413
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination at 10 a.m., on Friday, February 14, 
2003.
Page S2398
Protect Act--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached 
providing for the consideration of S. 151, to amend title 18, United 
States Code, with respect to the sexual exploitation of children, at 
3:30 p.m., on Monday, February 24, 2003, that there be two hours of 
debate, and that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate vote 
in relation to the bill.
  Page S2500

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Discharged and Referred--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that S. Res. 55, authorizing expenditures by the 
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship be discharged from the 
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and referred to the 
Committee on Rules and Administration.
  Page S2502
Authority for Committees: All committees were authorized to file 
executive and legislative reports during the adjournment of the Senate 
on Thursday, February 20th, 2003, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. 
                                                             Page S2389
Messages from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report concerning the justification 
of the Australia Group and the Convention on the Prohibition of the 
Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on 
Their Destruction; to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (PM-16) 
                                                         Pages S2453-54
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  William H. Donaldson, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities 
and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 
2007.
  Routine lists in the Foreign Service.
Pages S2389, S2499-S2500
Messages From the House:
  Page S2454
Measures Referred:
  Page S2454
Executive Communications:
  Page S2454
Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S2455-56
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S2456
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2457-58
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2458-98
Additional Statements:
  Pages S2450-53
Authority for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S2498-99
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--34)
  Page S2439
Adjournment: Senate met at 11 a.m, and adjourned at 11:09 p.m., until 
10 a.m., on Friday, February 14, 2003. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2389.)


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
2004 BUDGET: DEFENSE
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded hearings on proposed 
legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2004 for the Department 
of Defense and the Future Years Defense Program, after receiving 
testimony from Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense; and General 
Richard B. Myers, U.S. Air Force, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
COMMITTEE FUNDING RESOLUTION
Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported an 
original resolution (S. Res. 57), authorizing expenditures by the 
Committee.
ORGANIZATIONAL BUSINESS
Committee on the Budget: on Wednesday, February 12, Committee adopted 
its rules of procedure for the 108th Congress, and ordered favorably 
reported an original resolution (S. Res. 56) authorizing expenditures 
by the Committee.
2004 BUDGET: TRANSPORTATION
Committee on the Budget: Committee concluded hearings on the 
President's proposed budget for fiscal year 2004, focusing on the 
Department of Transportation and safety issues, after receiving 
testimony from Michael P. Jackson, Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE REFORM
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee held 
hearings to examine the current organizational structure and culture of 
the United States Olympic Committee, including possible reforms for 
increased effectiveness and efficiency, receiving testimony from Fred 
F. Fielding, Wiley, Rein, and Fielding, Washington, D.C.; Donald M. 
Fehr, Major League Baseball Players Association, and Harvey W. 
Schiller, Assante U.S., both of New York, New York; Anita L. DeFrantz, 
Amateur Athletic Foundation, Los Angeles, California, and Donna de 
Varona, Greenwich, Connecticut, both of the United States Olympic 
Committee; David F. D'Alessandro, John Hancock Financial Services, 
Boston, Massachusetts.
  Hearing recessed subject to call.

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MINORITY INSTITUTION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
hearings to examine S. 196, to establish a digital and wireless network 
technology program for minority serving institutions, after receiving 
testimony from William B. DeLauder, Delaware State University, Dover; 
Ricardo Fernandez, City University of New York, West Bronx, on behalf 
of the Hispanic Association of College and Universities and Hispanic-
serving Institutions; Floyd H. Flake, Wilberforce University, 
Wilberforce, Ohio; Marie V. McDemmond, Norfolk State University, 
Norfolk, Virginia; and Gerald Monette, Turtle Mountain Community 
College, Belcourt, North Dakota, on behalf of the American Indian 
Higher Education Consortium.
2004 BUDGET: FOREST SERVICE
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded hearings 
to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2004 
for the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture, including the 
Healthy Forests Initiative, after receiving testimony from Mark Rey, 
Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment, and Dale N. 
Bosworth, Chief, Forest Service, both of the Department of Agriculture.
OIL SUPPLY AND PRICES
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded hearings 
to examine the current U.S. energy situation, focusing on oil, natural 
gas, and hydrogen supplies, energy conservation, and the outlook for 
global oil supply and prices, after receiving testimony from Robert E. 
Ebel, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Red Cavaney, 
American Petroleum Institute, James C. May, Air Transport Association 
of America, all of Washington, D.C.; and Matthew R. Simmons, Simmons 
and Company International, Houston, Texas.
NRC OVERSIGHT
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Clean Air, 
Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety, concluded oversight hearings to 
examine the licensing and regulatory responsibilities of the Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, after receiving from Richard A. Meserve, 
Chairman, and Greta Joy Dicus, Nils J. Diaz, Edward McGaffigan, Jr., 
and Jeffrey S. Merrifield, each a Commissioner, and Hubert T. Bell, 
Inspector General, all of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
ENRON
Committee on Finance: Committee held hearings to examine the activities 
and transactions related to Enron's tax returns, focusing on the Joint 
Committee on Taxation's investigative report, receiving testimony from 
Lindy L. Paull, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation; Jim A. 
Seida, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana; George A. Plesko, 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Edmund Outslay, 
Michigan State University, East Lansing; and Kathryn J. Kennedy, John 
Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois.
  Hearing recessed subject to the call.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nomination of Jeffrey S. Sutton, of Ohio, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Sixth Circuit.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee adopted its rules of 
procedure for the 108th Congress.
COMMITTEE FUNDING RESOLUTION
Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee concluded hearings on 
proposed legislation authorizing expenditures by the Committee on 
Foreign Relations, after receiving testimony from Senators Lugar and 
Biden.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Measures Introduced: 111 public bills, H.R. 756-866; 1 private bill, 
H.R. 867; and 23 resolutions, H.J. Res. 22-23, H. Con. Res. 40-51, and 
H. Res. 77-86, were introduced.
  Pages H698-H705, H706
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H706
Reports Filed: Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 342, to authorize grants through the Centers for Disease Control 
and Prevention for mosquito control programs to prevent mosquito-borne 
diseases (H. Rept. 108-12);

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  H.R. 389, to authorize the use of certain grant funds to establish an 
information clearinghouse that provides information to increase public 
access to defibrillation in schools (H. Rept. 108-13);
  H.R. 398, to revise and extend the Birth Defects Prevention Act of 
1998, amended (H. Rept. 108-14); and
  H.R. 399, to amend the Public Health Service Act to promote organ 
donation (H. Rept. 108-15).
Page H698
Speaker Pro Tempore: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he 
appointed Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for 
today.
  Page H465
Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by Rev. Jim Schetler, Pastor, 
Pensacola Christian College Campus Church of Pensacola, Florida. 
                                                              Page H465
Personal Responsibility, Work and Family Promotion: The House passed 
H.R.4, to reauthorize and improve the program of block grants to States 
for temporary assistance for needy families and improve access to 
quality child care by a yea-and-nay vote of 230 yeas to 192 nays, Roll 
No. 30.
  Pages H471-H546, H547-52
  Rejected the Cardin motion that sought to recommit the bill to the 
Committee on Ways and Means with instructions to report it back 
forthwith with amendments that increase child care funding by $11 
billion by a yea-and-nay vote of 197 yeas to 221 nays, Roll No. 29. 
                                                          Pages H550-52
Rejected:
  Kucinich amendment in the nature of a substitute No. 1 printed in H. 
Rept. 108-9, that sought to provide states with poverty reduction 
bonuses, maintain current work requirements, remove the cap on vocation 
education participation, extend time limit on education, provide $20 
billion for Child Care development Block grant, require states to 
address barriers to work, and restore eligibility to immigrants 
(rejected by recorded vote of 124 ayes to 300 noes Roll No. 27; and 
                                                          Pages H513-30
  Cardin amendment in the nature of a substitute No. 2 printed in H. 
Rept. 108-9 that sought to expand state flexibility to provide training 
and education, increases to 70% the number that are required to be 
engaged in work related activities, provide states with an employment 
credit, maintain the current participation requirement, maintain time 
limit on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits, 
increase child care funding by $11 billion over the next 5 years, and 
remove barriers to serving legal immigrants (rejected by recorded vote 
of 197 ayes to 225 noes, roll No. 28).
Pages H530-46, H547-50
  H. Res. 69, the rule that provided for consideration of the bill was 
agreed to by voice vote.
Pages H465-71
Committee Election--Minority Members: The House agreed to H. Res. 79, 
electing the following named minority members, delegates, and resident 
commissioners to standing committees of the House of Representatives:
  Committee on Agriculture: Representative Case to rank immediately 
after Resident Commissioner Acevedo-Vila, and Representatives Pomeroy, 
Boswell, Thompson of California, Udall of Colorado, Larsen of 
Washington, and Davis of Tennessee.
  Pages H552-53
  Committee on Education and the Workforce: Representative Davis of 
Illinois to rank immediately after Representative McCollum and 
Representative Van Hollen to rank immediately after Representative 
Majette.
  Pages H552-53
  Committee on Government Reform: Representatives Cooper and Bell. 
                                                          Pages H552-53
  Committee on Science: Representatives Sherman, Baird, Moore, Weiner, 
and Matheson.
  Pages H552-53
  Committee on Small Business: Representative Napolitano, Resident 
Commissioner Acevedo-Vila, and Representatives Case, Bordallo, 
Marshall, and Michaud.
  Pages H552-53
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Representatives Hooley, Reyes, 
Strickland, Berkley, Udall of New Mexico, Davis of California, and Ryan 
of Ohio.
  Pages H552-53
Interim Expenses of the Select Committee on Homeland Security: The 
House agreed to H. Res. 77, providing amounts for interim expenses of 
the Select Committee on Homeland Security in the first session of the 
One Hundred Eighth Congress.
  Page H553
Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report: The House agreed to the 
conference report to accompany H.J. Res. 2, making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003 by a recorded vote of 338 ayes 
to 83 noes, Roll No. 32.
  Pages H558-H673
  Rejected the Obey motion to recommit the conference report to the 
committee on conference with instructions to the managers on the part 
of the House to (1) disagree to section 323 in Division F, expanding 
logging in Federal forests, (2) disagree to section 335 in Division F, 
preventing administrative or judicial review of the Tongass Land 
Management Plan, (3) reconsider its decisions on the Bureau of Land 
Management, Energy and Minerals Program, (4) fund, within the scope of 
conference, conservation

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spending category items in division F, including National Park Service 
grants to States and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service programs, at no 
less than current rate, and (5) increase funding for training, 
equipment, and assistance for first responders provided through the 
Office of Domestic Preparedness to levels as close to the levels 
requested by the President by a yea-and-nay vote of 193 yeas to 226 
nays, Roll No. 31.
Pages H671-72
  The House agreed to H. Res. 71, the rule that waived points of order 
against the conference report and provided for the corrections in the 
enrollment of H.J. Res. 2, making further continuing appropriations for 
the fiscal year 2003 by voice vote.
Pages H554-58
Enrollment Correction: Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 71, and 
upon the adoption of the omnibus appropriations conference report, the 
House was considered to have agreed to H. Con. Res. 35, directing the 
Clerk of the House of Representatives to make  a  technical  correction 
 in  the  enrollment  of H.J. Res. 2, making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003.
Disposition of Rules Committee Resolution: Agreed to lay H. Res. 48, 
providing for consideration of H.J. Res. 18, making further continuing 
appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, on the table.
  Page H675
Committee Resignation--Minority Member: Without objection, the Chair 
accepted the resignation from Representative Jackson-Lee of Texas from 
the Committee on Science.
  Page H675
Presidential Message--Effectiveness of the Australia Group: Message 
whereby he certified pursuant to condition 7(C)(I), Effectiveness of 
the Australia Group, of the Convention on the Prohibition of the 
Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and 
on Their Destruction, that the Australia Group members continue to 
maintain equally effective control over exports and that it remains a 
viable mechanism for limiting the spread of chemical and biological 
weapons related materials and technology--referred to the Committee on 
International Relations.
  Page H675
President's Day District Work Period: The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 
41, providing for a conditional adjournment of the House of 
Representatives and a conditional recess or adjournment of the Senate. 
                                                              Page H676
Message from the Senate Pertaining to Conference Report and Concurrent 
Resolution: Agreed that when the House adjourns today it adjourn to 
meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 14, 2003 unless it sooner has 
received a message or messages from the Senate transmitting both its 
adoption of the conference report to accompany H.J. Res. 2 and its 
adoption of H. Con. Res. 41, in which case the House shall stand 
adjourned pursuant to that concurrent resolution.
  Page H676
Calendar Wednesday: Agreed to dispense with the Calendar Wednesday 
business of Wednesday, Feb. 26.
  Page H676
George Washington Birthday Observance: Agreed that it be in order for 
the Speaker to appoint two members of the House, one upon the 
recommendation of the Minority Leader, to represent the House of 
Representatives at appropriate ceremonies for the observance of George 
Washington's Birthday to be held on Friday, February 21, 2003. 
                                                          Pages H676-77
Speaker Pro Tempore During District Work Period: Read a letter from the 
Speaker wherein he appointed Representative JoAnn Davis of Virginia or 
if not available to perform this duty Representative Bartlett to act as 
Speaker pro tempore to sign enrolled bills and joint resolutions 
through February 25.
  Page H677
United States Group of the North Atlantic Assembly: The Chair announced 
the Speaker's appointment of Representative Bereuter, Chairman, and 
Representatives Regula, Hefley, Gillmor, Goss, Ehlers, McInnis, and 
Bilirakis to the United States Group of the North Atlantic Assembly. 
                                                              Page H680
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes and three recorded votes 
developed during the proceedings of the House today and appear on pages 
H529-30, H549-50, H551-52, H552, H671-72, and H672-73. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and at 9:52 p.m. pursuant to the 
provisions of H. Con. Res. 41, the House stands adjourned until 2 p.m. 
on Friday, February 14, 2003, unless it sooner has received a message 
or messages from the Senate transmitting both its adoption of the 
conference report to accompany H.J. Res. 2 and its adoption of H. Con. 
Res. 41, in which case the House shall stand adjourned until 2 p.m. on 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003, pursuant to H. Con. Res. 41.


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Committee Meetings
STATE DEPARTMENT BUDGET PRIORITIES FISCAL YEAR 2004
Committee on the Budget: Held a hearing on the Department of State 
Budget priorities Fiscal Year 2004. Testimony was heard from Colin L. 
Powell, Secretary of State.

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MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES ACT; KEEPING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SAFE ACT
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Ordered reported the 
following bills: H.R. 13, Museum and Library Services Act of 2003; and 
H.R. 14, amended, Keeping Children and Families Safe Act of 2003.
PENSION SECURITY ACT--NEW PENSION PROTECTIONS
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Employer-
Employee Relations held a hearing on ``The Pension Security Act: New 
Pension Protections to Safeguard the Retirement Savings of American 
Workers.'' Testimony was heard from Ann L. Combs, Assistant Secretary, 
Employee Benefits Security, Department of Labor; and public witnesses.
MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES; BUDGET VIEWS AND ESTIMATES
Committee on Financial Services: Ordered reported the following bills: 
H.R. 254, to authorize the President of the United States to agree to 
certain amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the 
United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican 
States concerning the establishment of a Border Environment Cooperation 
Commission and a North American Development Bank; H.R. 258, amended, 
American 5-Cent Coin Design Continuity Act of 2003; H.R. 239, 
Brownfields Redevelopment Enhancement Act; H.R. 659, Hospital Mortgage 
Insurance Act of 2003; and H.R. 657, Emergency Securities Response Act 
of 2003.
  The Committee also approved for submission to the Committee on the 
Budget a committee print entitled ``Views and Estimates of the 
Committee on Financial Services on Matters to be Set Forth in the 
Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2004.''
COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION; OVERSIGHT PLAN; BUDGET VIEWS AND ESTIMATES
Committee on Government Reform: Met for organizational purposes.
  The Committee also approved the following: an Oversight Plan for the 
108th Congress; and Committee Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal 
Year 2004 for submission to the Committee on the Budget.
OVERSIGHT--NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM
Committee on International Relations: Subcommittee on Asia and the 
Pacific held an oversight hearing on North Korea's Nuclear Program: The 
Challenge to Stability in Northeast Asia. Testimony was heard from 
James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific 
Affairs, Department of State.
FEDERAL R BUDGET OVERVIEW
Committee on Science: Held a hearing on An Overview of the Federal R 
Budget for fiscal year 2004. Testimony was heard from John Marburger, 
Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Samuel W. Bodman, 
Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce; Rita R. Colwell, Director, 
NSF; and Robert Card, Under Secretary, Energy, Science and Environment, 
Department of Energy.
MEDICARE REGULATORY AND CONTRACTING REFORM
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on 
Medicare Regulatory and Contracting Reform. Testimony was heard from 
Thomas Scully, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 
Services, Department of Health and Human Services; and public 
witnesses.
FREE ELECTRONIC FILING NATIONAL TAXPAYER ADVOCATE ANNUAL REPORT
Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Oversight held a hearing 
on Free Electronic Filing National Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report. 
Testimony was heard from the following officials of the IRS, Department 
of the Treasury: Robert Wenzel, Acting Commissioner; and Nina E. Olson, 
National Taxpayer Advocate; and public witnesses.


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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                           FEBRUARY 14, 2003

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Governmental Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the 
President's proposal to create a terrorist threat integration 
center, including consolidating intelligence analysis, 9:30 a.m., 
SD-342.


                                 House

  No committee meetings are scheduled.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                      10 a.m., Friday, February 14

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: Senate will continue consideration of the 
nomination of Miguel A. Estrada, of Virginia, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      2 p.m., Tuesday, February 25

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Tuesday: To be announced
    
    
    
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Allen, Thomas H., Maine, E266
Bass, Charles F., N.H., E271
Becerra, Xavier, Calif., E257
Biggert, Judy, Ill., E244
Bonner, Jo, Ala., E263
Burgess, Michale C., Tex., E250
Case, Ed, Hawaii, E261
Chabot, Steve, Ohio, E249
Christensen, Donna M., The Virgin Islands, E247
Clay, Wm. Lacy, Mo., E245
Clyburn, James E., S.C., E256
Collins, Mac, Ga., E261
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E260
Crane, Philip M., Ill., E255
Cubin, Barbara, Wyo., E249
Diaz-Balart, Lincoln, Fla., E270
Emerson, Jo Ann, Mo., E243
Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E246, E253, E271
Evans, Lane, Ill., E255
Everett, Terry, Ala., E248
Farr, Sam, Calif., E253
Filner, Bob, Calif., E270
Ford, Harold E., Jr., Tenn., E269
Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E256
Frost, Martin, Tex., E254
Greenwood, James C., Pa., E270
Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E246
Houghton, Amo, N.Y., E237, E239, E242, E265
Istook, Ernest J., Jr., Okla., E253
Jones, Stephanie Tubbs, Ohio, E251
Kleczka, Gerald D., Wisc., E268
Langevin, James R., R.I., E250
Larson, John B., Conn., E262, E264
Levin, Sander M., Mich., E244
Lewis, Jerry, Calif., E271
Lofgren, Zoe, Calif., E269
McCollum, Betty, Minn., E255, E262
McInnis, Scott, Colo., E262, E263, E265, E266, E267, E269
Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E238, E243
Markey, Edward J., Mass., E258, E267
Matsui, Robert T., Calif., E253
Menendez, Robert, N.J., E237, E239, E242, E245, E249
Miller, Candice S., Mich., E254
Miller, George, Calif., E248
Myrick, Sue Wilkins, N.C., E249
Ose, Doug, Calif., E246
Otter, C.L. ``Butch'', Idaho, E251
Paul, Ron, Tex., E239, E243, E266
Petri, Thomas E., Wisc., E245
Pickering, Charles W. ``Chip'', Miss., E269
Pitts, Joseph R., Pa., E244, E263
Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E266
Rehberg, Dennis R., Mont., E258
Rogers, Mike, Ala., E264, E270
Roybal-Allard, Lucille, Calif., E266
Rush, Bobby L., Ill., E254
Sanchez, Linda T., Calif., E272
Skelton, Ike, Mo., E240, E248
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh, N.Y., E243
Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E237, E241
Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E259
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E241, E243, E271
Towns, Edolphus, N.Y., E267
Upton, Fred, Mich., E249
Walsh, James T., N.Y., E242, E246
Waxman, Henry A., Calif., E259, E268
Wilson, Heather, N.M., E249


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