AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET; Congressional Record Vol. 152, No. 42
(Senate - April 05, 2006)

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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


               committee on environment and public works

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Environment and Public Works be authorized to hold a 
hearing on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the 
following nominations pending before the Committee: Richard Capka to be 
Administrator, Federal Highway Administration; James Gulliford to be an 
Assistant Administrator, EPA; and William Wehrum to be an Assistant 
Administrator, EPA.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                          committee on finance

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Finance be authorized to meet during the session on 
Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 10 a.m., in 215 Dirksen Senate Office 
Building, to consider the nomination of Mr. W. Ralph Basham, of 
Virginia, to be Commissioner of Customs, Department of Homeland 
Security.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     committee on foreign relations

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session 
of the Senate on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. to hold a 
hearing on U.S.-India Atomic Energy Cooperation.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


        committee on homeland security and governmental affairs

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs be authorized 
to meet on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 10 a.m. for a hearing titled, 
``The Future of Port Security: The GreenLane Maritime Cargo Security 
Act.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                      committee on indian affairs

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Indian Affairs be authorized to meet on Wednesday, April 
5, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 485 of the Russell Senate Office Building 
to conduct an oversight hearing on The Problem of Methamphetamine in 
Indian Country.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                    select committee on intelligence

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Select 
Committee on Intelligence be authorized to meet during the session of 
the Senate on April 5, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. to hold a closed business 
meeting.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


      subcommittee on bioterrorism and public health preparedness

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness, be 
authorized to hold a hearing during the session of the Senate on 
Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at 10 a.m. in SD-430.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           Subcommittee on Emerging threats and capabilities

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities be authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on April 5, 2006, at 9:30 a.m., to 
receive testimony on the Department of Defense's role in combating 
terrorism, in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 
year 2007 and the Future Years Defense Program.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                    Subcommittee on european affairs

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on European Affairs be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 2:30 p.m. to hold 
a hearing on Islamist Extremism in Europe.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


 Subcommittee on federal financial management, government information, 
                       and international security

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, 
and International Security be authorized to meet on Wednesday, April 5, 
2006, at 2:30 p.m. for a hearing regarding ``Federal Funding of 
Museums.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           Subcommittee on Global Climate Change and Impacts

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Global Climate Change and Impacts be authorized to meet 
on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at 2:30 p.m., on The Current and Future 
Role of Science in the Asia Pacific Partnership.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                subcommittee on public lands and forests

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests be authorized to meet during 
the session of the Senate on Wednesday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m. The 
purpose of the hearings is to review the 2005 Wildfire Season and the 
Federal Management Agencies' preparations for the 2006 Wildfire Season.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


            subcommittee on readiness and management support

  Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support of the Committee on 
Armed Services be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate 
on April 5, 2006 at 3 p.m., in open session to receive testimony on 
improving contractor incentives in review of the Defense Authorization 
Request for Fiscal Year 2007.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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