AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET
(Senate - May 20, 2003)

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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


            Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on May 20, 2003, at 2:00 P.M. to conduct an 
oversight hearing on ``overview of the fair credit reporting act and 
issues presented by the re-authorization of the expiring preemption 
provisions.''
  The committee will also vote on the nominations of Dr. Nicholas 
Gregory Mankiw, of Massachusetts, to be a member of the council of 
economic advisors, executive office of the president; Mr. Steven B. 
Nesmith, of Pennsylvania, to be assistant secretary for

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congressional and intergovernmental relations, U.S. Department of 
Housing and Urban Development; and Mr. Jose Teran, of Florida, Mr. 
James Broaddus, of Texas, Mr. Lane Carson, of Louisiana, and Mr. Morgan 
Edwards, of North Carolina, to be members of the Board of Directors, 
National Institute of Building Sciences.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet on 
Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 9:30 am on the CEO Compensation in the Post-
Enron Era, in Room SR-253.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet on 
Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 2:30 pm on the North Pacific Crab, in SR-253.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     committee on foreign relations

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. to hold a hearing on the 
Future of U.S. Economic Relations in the Western Hemisphere
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       committee on the judiciary

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on the Judiciary be authorized to meet to conduct a hearing on 
``Narcco-Terrorism: International Drug Trafficking and Terrorism--A 
Dangerous Mix'' on Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 10 a.m., in the Dirksen 
Senate Office Building Room 226.
  Panel 1: Mr. Steven W. Casteel, Assistant Administrator for 
Intelligence, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, DC; Mr. 
Steve McCraw, Assistant Director for Intelligence, Federal Bureau of 
Investigation, Washington, DC; and Ms. Deborah A. McCarthy, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law 
Enforcement Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC.
  Panel 2: Mr. Raphael Perl, Specialist in International Affairs, 
Congressional Research Service, Library, of Congress, Washington, DC; 
Mr. Rensselaer W. Lee III, President, Global Advisory Service, McLean, 
VA; and Mr. Larry Johnson, Managing Director, Berg Associates, 
Washington, DC.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                 committee on rules and administration

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Rules and Administration be authorized to meet during the session of 
the Senate on Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at 9:30 a.m., to conduct an 
oversight hearing on the operations of the John F. Kennedy Center for 
the Performing Arts and the Smithsonian Institution.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       special committee on aging

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Special 
Committee on Aging be authorized to meet today, May 20, 2003 at 2 p.m. 
in Dirksen 628 for the purpose of conducting a hearing.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


  subcommittee on financial management, the budget, and international 
                                security

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Governmental Affairs' Subcommittee on Financial Management, the 
Budget, and International Security be authorized to meet on Tuesday, 
May 20, 2003, at 2 p.m. for a hearing regarding ``Drugs, 
Counterfeiting, and Arms Trade: North Korea's Crime Syndicate''.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           subcommittee on transportation and infrastructure

  Mr. WARNER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure be authorized to meet 
on Tuesday, May 20 at 2 p.m. to conduct a hearing to review the Safe, 
Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003, 
the Administration's proposal to reauthorize TEA21. The hearing will 
take place in Senate Dirksen 410.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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