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[Pages D675-D676]
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                                              Tuesday, June 3, 2008

[[Page D675]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4901-S4992
Measures Introduced: Three bills and three resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 3076-3078, S.J. Res. 37, S. Res. 581, and S. Con. Res. 
86.
  Page S4969
Measures Passed:
  Veterans Mental Health Improvements Act: Senate passed S. 2162, to 
improve the treatment and services provided by the Department of 
Veterans Affairs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and 
substance use disorders, after withdrawing the committee amendment in 
the nature of a substitute, and agreeing to the following amendment 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S4983-86
  Boxer (for Akaka/Burr) Amendment No. 4824, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S4986
  Senate Restaurants Employees: Committee on Rules and Administration 
was discharged from further consideration of S. 2967, to provide for 
certain Federal employee benefits to be continued for certain employees 
of the Senate Restaurants after operations of the Senate Restaurants 
are contracted to be performed by a private business concern, and the 
bill was then passed.
  Pages S4986-88
  Republic of Georgia: Senate agreed to S. Res. 550, expressing the 
sense of the Senate regarding provocative and dangerous statements made 
by the Government of the Russian Federation that undermine the 
territorial integrity of the Republic of Georgia.
  Pages S4988-89
  Use of Capitol Grounds: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 309, 
authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia 
Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
  Page S4989
  National Huntington's Disease Awareness Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
581, designating June 6, 2008, as ``National Huntington's Disease 
Awareness Day''.
  Page S4989
Measures Considered:
Climate Security Act: Senate continued consideration of the motion to 
proceed to consideration of S. 3036, to direct the Administrator of the 
Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease 
emissions of greenhouse gases.
  Pages S4910-59
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that time during 
any adjournment or morning business count against cloture.
Page S4989


 =========================== NOTE =========================== 

  
  On Page D675, June 3, 2008, the following language appears: A 
unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that time during 
any adjournment or morning business count against cloture. Page 
S4951
  
  The online record was corrected to read: A unanimous-consent 
agreement was reached providing that time during any adjournment 
or morning business count against cloture. Page S4989


 ========================= END NOTE ========================= 

  Senate expects to begin consideration of the bill following the vote 
on the adoption of the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 70, 
Budget Resolution.
Page S4989


 =========================== NOTE =========================== 

  
  On Page D675, June 3, 2008, the following language appears: 
Senate expects to begin consideration of the bill following the 
vote on the adoption of the conference report to accompany S. Con. 
Res. 70, Budget Resolution. Page S4951
  
  The online record was corrected to read: Senate expects to begin 
consideration of the bill following the vote on the adoption of 
the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 70, Budget 
Resolution. Page S4989


 ========================= END NOTE ========================= 

Budget Resolution Conference Report--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-
time agreement was reached providing that the previous order of 
Thursday, May 22, 2008, with respect to the conference report to 
accompany S. Con. Res. 70, setting forth the congressional budget for 
the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the 
appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 
2013, be modified to provide that Senate may utilize the available 
debate time, notwithstanding the absence of the official papers on the 
conference report filed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 
20, 2008, and printed in the Congressional Record beginning on page 
H4217, and Senate being in possession of the Senate official copy of 
the conference report; that Senate proceed to utilize the debate time 
on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at 11:30 a.m., following a period of 
morning business, and upon the use of the time specified in the 
previous order, Senate vote on adoption of the conference report at 
11:45 a.m.; provided further, that if Senate fails to receive a message 
that the House of Representatives has adopted the conference report by 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008, Senate adoption of the conference report be 
vitiated, further that if the vote is vitiated, then the previous order 
modified by this request remain in effect.
  Page S4951
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Cheryl Feldman Halpern, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Board of 
Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term 
expiring January 31, 2014.

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  David H. Pryor, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors 
of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 
31, 2014.
  Bruce M. Ramer, of California, to be a Member of the Board of 
Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term 
expiring January 31, 2012.
  Elizabeth Sembler, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of 
Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term 
expiring January 31, 2014.
  Loretta Cheryl Sutliff, of Nevada, to be a Member of the Board of 
Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term 
expiring January 31, 2012.
  James Culbertson, of North Carolina, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom 
of the Netherlands.
  W. Stuart Symington, of Missouri, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Rwanda.
  Alan W. Eastham, Jr., of Arkansas, to be Ambassador to the Republic 
of the Congo.
  Kenneth L. Peel, of Maryland, to be United States Director of the 
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
  Dennis Michael Klein, of Kentucky, to be United States Marshal for 
the Eastern District of Kentucky for the term of four years.
  3 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Navy.
Pages S4991-92
Messages from the House:
  Page S4966
Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Page S4966
Executive Communications:
  Pages S4966-69
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4969-71
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4971-74
Additional Statements:
  Pages S4963-66
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S4974-82
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S4982
Privileges of the Floor:
  Pages S4982-83
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10:00 a.m. and adjourned at 8:54 p.m., 
until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2008. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S4989.)


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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings

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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
MAJOR WEAPONS SYSTEMS
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the acquisition of major weapons systems by the Department of Defense, 
after receiving testimony from John J. Young, Jr., Under Secretary of 
Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; and Katherine V. 
Schinasi, Managing Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, 
Government Accountability Office.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine the nominations of Neel T. Kashkari, of California, 
to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Christopher R. Wall, of 
Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Michael E. Fryzel, 
of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration 
Board, Donald B. Marron, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Council of 
Economic Advisers, Sheila McNamara Greenwood, of Louisiana, and Susan 
D. Peppler, of California, both to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing 
and Urban Development, Joseph J. Murin, of Pennsylvania, to be 
President, Government National Mortgage Association, and Luis Aguilar, 
of Georgia, Troy A. Paredes, of Missouri, and Elisse Walter, of 
Maryland, each to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange 
Commission, after each nominee testified and answered questions in 
their own behalf.
ENERGY MARKET MANIPULATION
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine energy market manipulation and federal enforcement 
regimes, after receiving testimony from Lee Ann Watson, Deputy 
Director, Division of Investigations, Office of Enforcement, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission; George Soros, Soros Fund Management, New 
York, New York; Michael Greenberger, University of Maryland School of 
Law, Baltimore; Gerry Ramm, Inland Oil Company, Ephrata, Washington, on 
behalf of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America; and Mark 
Cooper, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.
HEALTH CARE REFORM
Committee on Finance: Committee concluded a hearing to examine rising 
costs and low quality in health care, focusing on the necessity for 
reform, after receiving testimony from Paul B. Ginsburg, Center for 
Studying Health System Change, and Arlene Holt Baker, American 
Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 
both of Washington, D.C.; Elizabeth A. McGlynn, RAND Corporation, Santa 
Monica, California; and Felicia J. Fields, Ford Motor Company, 
Dearborn, Michigan.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

[Daily Digest]
[Pages D677-D678]
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[[Page D677]]




                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 8 public bills, H.R. 6167-
6174; and 3 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 366-367; and H. Res. 1235, were 
introduced.
  Pages H4876-77
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H4877-78
Reports Filed: A report was filed on May 23, 2008 as follows:
  H.R. 6028, to authorize law enforcement and security assistance, and 
assistance to enhance the rule of law and strengthen civilian 
institutions, for Mexico and the countries of Central America, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 110-673, Pt. 1).
  Reports were filed today as follows:
  H.R. 5599, to designate the Federal building located at 4600 Silver 
Hill Road in Suitland, Maryland, as the ``Thomas Jefferson Census 
Bureau Headquarters Building'' (H. Rept. 110-674);
  H. Con. Res. 311, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 
Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (H. Rept. 110-675);
  H. Con. Res. 335, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for a 
celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 
Incorporated (H. Rept. 110-676);
  H. Res. 1233, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5540) to 
amend the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 to provide for the 
continuing authorization of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails 
Network (H. Rept. 110-677); and
  H. Res. 1234, providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3021) to 
direct the Secretary of Education to make grants and low-interest loans 
to local educational agencies for the construction, modernization, or 
repair of public kindergarten, elementary, and secondary educational 
facilities (H. Rept. 110-678).
Page H4876
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed 
Representative Jackson (IL) to act as Speaker Pro Tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H4835
Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Rabbi Felipe 
Goodman, Temple Beth Sholom, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  Page H4835
Whole Number of the House: The Speaker announced to the House that, in 
light of the resignation of the gentleman from Maryland, Mr. Wynn, the 
whole number of the House is adjusted to 434.
  Page H4835
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Supporting National Men's Health Week: H. Con. Res. 138, amended, to 
support National Men's Health Week, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 362 
yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 367;
  Pages H4837-38, H4856-57
  Recognizing the State of Minnesota's 150th anniversary: H. Res. 923, 
to recognize the State of Minnesota's 150th anniversary, by a \2/3\ 
yea-and-nay vote of 363 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 368; 
                                                  Pages H4838-41, H4857
  Supporting the goals and ideals of the Arbor Day Foundation and 
National Arbor Day: H. Res. 1114, to support the goals and ideals of 
the Arbor Day Foundation and National Arbor Day, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay 
vote of 364 yeas with none voting ``nay'', Roll No. 369; 
                                               Pages H4841-42, H4857-58
  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 1734, 
to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located 
at 630 Northeast Killingsworth Avenue in Portland, Oregon, as the ``Dr. 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office'';
  Pages H4842-44
  Chi Mui Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 5477, to designate 
the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 South 
Del Mar Avenue in San Gabriel, California, as the ``Chi Mui Post Office 
Building'';
  Pages H4844-46
  Senior Executive Service Diversity Assurance Act: H.R. 3774, amended, 
to provide for greater diversity within, and to improve policy 
direction and oversight of, the Senior Executive Service; 
                                                         Pages H4846-48
  Telework Improvements Act of 2008: H.R. 4106, amended, to improve 
teleworking in executive agencies by developing a telework program that 
allows employees to telework at least 20 percent of the hours worked in 
every 2 administrative workweeks;
  Pages H4848-52
  Federal Food Donation Act of 2008: S. 2420, to encourage the donation 
of excess food to nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to 
food-insecure people in the United States in contracts entered into by 
executive agencies for the provision, service, or sale of food--
clearing the measure for the President; and
  Pages H4852-53
  Federal Agency Data Protection Act: H.R. 4791, amended, to amend 
title 44, United States Code, to

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strengthen requirements for ensuring the effectiveness of information 
security controls over information resources that support Federal 
operations and assets.
  Pages H4853-56
Recess: The House recessed at 4:06 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                             Page H4856
Senate Messages: Messages received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appear on pages H4836-37.
Senate Referrals: S. 2062 and S. 2420 were held at the desk and S. 1965 
was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
                                                  Pages H4836-37, H4874
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H4856-57, H4857 and H4857-58. 
There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 9:33 p.m.


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Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings

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[Page D678]
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Committee Meetings
21ST CENTURY GREEN HIGH-PERFORMING PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES ACT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by a record vote of 6 to 2, a structured 
rule. The rule provides one hour of general debate on H.R. 3021, the 
21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act, 
equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority 
member of the Committee on Education and Labor. The rule waives all 
points of order against consideration of the bill except clauses 9 and 
10 of rule XXI. The rule provides that the amendment in the nature of a 
substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now 
printed in the bill shall be considered as an original bill for the 
purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read. The rule waives 
all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute 
except for clause 10 of rule XXI.
  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the report 
of the Committee on Rules. The amendments made in order may be offered 
only in the order printed in the Rules Committee report, may be offered 
only by a Member designated in the Rules Committee report, shall be 
considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the 
Rules Committee report equally divided and controlled by the proponent 
and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be 
subject to a demand for a division of the question in the House or in 
the Committee of the Whole. All points of order against the amendments 
except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule XXI are waived. The rule provides 
one motion to recommit with or without instructions. The rule provides 
that, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair 
may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by 
the Speaker. Testimony was heard by Chairman George Miller of 
California and Representatives Arcuri, McKeon, Ehlers, Bishop of Utah, 
Hastings of Washington, Brady of Texas, and Kirk.
CHESAPEAKE BAY GATEWAYS AND WATERTRAILS NETWORK CONTINUING 
AUTHORIZATION ACT
Committee on Rules: Granted, by voice vote, a structured rule. The rule 
provides one hour of general debate on H.R. 5540, Chesapeake Bay 
Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act, equally 
divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of 
the Committee on Natural Resources.
  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill 
except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The rule 
provides that the bill shall be considered as read. The rule waives all 
points of order against provisions of the bill.
  The rule makes in order only the amendment printed in the Rules 
Committee report if offered by Representative Bishop of Utah or his 
designee. The amendment shall be considered as read, shall be debatable 
for twenty minutes equally divided and controlled by a proponent and an 
opponent, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the 
question in the House.
  The rule waives all points of order against the amendment except 
those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The rule provides one 
motion to recommit the bill with or without instructions. Finally, 
notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may 
postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the 
Speaker. Testimony was heard by Representatives Sarbanes and Bishop of 
Utah.

Joint Meetings
KOSOVO MINORITY COMMUNITIES
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe: Commission concluded 
a hearing to examine the challenges to minority communities in Kosovo, 
after receiving testimony from Knut Vollebaek, Organization for 
Security and Cooperation in Europe, Vienna, Austria.


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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS

[Daily Digest]
[Pages D678-D679]
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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

      (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D670)
  H.R. 2356, to amend title 4, United States Code, to encourage the 
display of the flag of the United

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States on Father's Day. Signed on June 3, 2008. (Public Law 110-239)
  H.R. 2517, to amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act to 
authorize appropriations. Signed on June 3, 2008. (Public Law 110-240)
  H.R. 4008, to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to make technical 
corrections to the definition of willful noncompliance with respect to 
violations involving the printing of an expiration date on certain 
credit and debit card receipts before the date of the enactment of this 
Act. Signed on June 3, 2008. (Public Law 110-241)
  S. 2829, to make technical corrections to section 1244 of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2008, which provides 
special immigrant status for certain Iraqis. Signed on June 3, 2008. 
(Public Law 110-242)
  S.J. Res. 17, directing the United States to initiate international 
discussions and take necessary steps with other nations to negotiate an 
agreement for managing migratory and transboundary fish stocks in the 
Arctic Ocean. Signed on June 3, 2008. (Public Law 110-243)


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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2008-06-04

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[Page D679]
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                   COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR WEDNESDAY,

                              JUNE 4, 2008

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: to hold 
hearings to examine the nominations of Walter Lukken, of Indiana, to 
be Chairman, and Bartholomew H. Chilton, of Delaware, and Scott 
O'Malia, of Michigan, each to be a Commissioner, all of the 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 11 a.m., SR-328A.
  Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Defense, to hold 
hearings to receive testimony from outside witnesses, 10 a.m., SD-
192.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee 
on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety, to hold an 
oversight hearing to examine passenger vehicle roof strength safety, 
10 a.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on African Affairs, 
to hold hearings to examine China in Africa, focusing on the 
implications for the policy of the United States, 9:30 a.m., SD-419.
  Committee on the Judiciary: to hold hearings to examine ways to 
improve the detainee policy, focusing on handling terrorism 
detainees within the American justice system, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: to hold an oversight hearing to 
examine systemic indifference to invisible wounds, 9:30 a.m., SR-
418.


                                 House

  Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, hearing 
entitled ``Discussion Draft of Health Information Technology and 
Privacy Legislation,'' 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Housing and 
Community Opportunity and the Subcommittee on Emergency 
Communications, Preparedness and Response of the Committee on 
Homeland Security, joint hearing entitled ``Examining the Roles and 
Responsibilities of HUD and FEMA in Responding to the Affordable 
Housing Needs of Gulf Coast States following Emergencies and Natural 
Disasters,'' 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International 
Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight, hearing on City on the 
Hill or Prison on the Bay, Part III Guantanamo--the Role of the FBI, 
10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and 
Oversight, briefing on the Future of U.S.-Iraq Relations: The 
Perspective of the Iraqi Parliament,'' 2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, 
Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law, 
hearing on Problems with Immigration Detainee Medical Care, 2 p.m., 
2141 Rayburn
  Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries, 
Wildlife and Oceans, to mark up the following bills: H.R. 2964, 
Captive Primate Safety Act; H.R. 5350, To authorize the Secretary of 
Commerce to sell or exchange certain National Oceanic and Atmosphere 
Administration property located in Norfolk, Virginia; H.R. 5451, 
Coastal Zone Reauthorization Act of 2008; and H.R. 5741, Shark 
Conservation Act of 2008, 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on 
Information Policy, Census, and National Archives, hearing on Does 
Federal Statistical Data Adequately Serve People Living with 
Disabilities? 2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, hearing on 
Oversight of the State Department's Antiterrorism Assistance 
Program, 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on Science and Technology, to mark up H.R. 6063, 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 
2008, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on 
Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, 
hearing on Assuring Public Alert Systems Work to Warn American 
Citizens of Natural and Terrorist Disasters, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.


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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter

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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 4 
                               __________
                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Wednesday: After the transaction of any morning business 
(not to extend beyond 11:30 a.m.), Senate will begin consideration of 
the conference report to accompany S. Con. Res. 70, Budget Resolution, 
and vote on its adoption at 11:45 a.m.; following which, it is expected 
that Senate will begin consideration of S. 3036, Climate Security Act.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                       10 a.m., Wednesday, June 4
                               __________
                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Wednesday: Consideration of the following suspensions: (1) 
H. Con. Res. 311--Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the 
Greater Washington Soap Box Derby; (2) H. Con. Res. 335--Authorizing 
the use of the Capitol Grounds for a celebration of the 100th 
anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated; (3) H.R. 
3712--The ``James M. Ashley & Thomas W.L. Ashley United States 
Courthouse'' Designation Act; (4) H.R. 5599--The ``Thomas Jefferson 
Census Bureau Headquarters Building'' Designation Act; (5) H.R. 1343--
Health Centers Renewal Act of 2007; (6) H.R. 5669--Poison Center 
Support, Enhancement, and Awareness Act of 2008; (7) H.R. 1553--
Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008; (8) H.R. 
5940--National Nanotechnology Initiative Amendments Act of 2008; (9) H. 
Con. Res. 366--Expressing the sense of Congress that increasing 
American capabilities in science, mathematics, and technology education 
should be a national priority; (10) H. Res. 1180--Recognizing the 
efforts and contributions of outstanding women scientists, 
technologists, engineers, and mathematicians in the United States and 
around the world; (11) H.R. 5893--Library of Congress Sound Recording 
and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2008; and (12) 
H.R. 5972--United States Capitol Police Administrative Technical 
Corrections Act of 2008. Consideration of H.R. 3021--21st Century Green 
High-Performing Public School Facilities Act (Subject to a Rule).
_______________________________________________________________________

            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue

                   HOUSE
       
     Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E1128
     Bachmann, Michele, Minn., E1127
     Bilirakis, Gus M., Fla., E1114
     Butterfield, G.K., N.C., E1119
     Carter, John R., Tex., E1115
     Davis, Lincoln, Tenn., E1106, E1110, E1111
     Diaz-Balart, Lincoln, Fla., E1125
     Eshoo, Anna G., Calif., E1116
     Farr, Sam, Calif., E1120
     Franks, Trent, Ariz., E1128
     Frelinghuysen, Rodney P., N.J., E1127
     Garrett, Scott, N.J., E1127
     Graves, Sam, Mo., E1105, E1106, E1109, E1111, E1113, E1115, 
     E1117, E1119, E1122, E1129
     Hill, Baron P., Ind., E1119
     Honda, Michael M., Calif., E1114
     Inslee, Jay, Wash., E1129
     Israel, Steve, N.Y., E1113
     Kaptur, Marcy, Ohio, E1125
     Kildee, Dale E., Mich., E1106, E1110, E1111
     Kucinich, Dennis J., Ohio, E1106, E1109, E1110, E1113, E1115, 
     E1117
     LoBiondo, Frank A., N.J., E1124
     Lowey, Nita M., N.Y., E1115
     Matsui, Doris O., Calif., E1106, E1110, E1118
     Meek, Kendrick B., Fla., E1114
     Miller, George, Calif., E1117
     Moore, Gwen, Wisc., E1111, E1118
     Murphy, Patrick J., Pa., E1122, E1123
     Paul, Ron, Tex., E1124
     Porter, Jon C., Nev., E1114, E1122, E1123, E1125, E1127, 
     E1128
     Reyes, Silvestre, Tex., E1123
     Reynolds, Thomas M., N.Y., E1120
     Rush, Bobby L., Ill., E1105, E1107
     Schwartz, Allyson Y., Pa., E1114, E1124
     Scott, Robert C., ``Bobby'', Va., E1123
     Sestak, Joe, Pa., E1105, E1109
     Shuler, Heath, N.C., E1126
     Speier, Jackie, Calif.,E1128
     Stark, Fortney Pete, Calif., E11117
     Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E1125
     Thompson, Mike, Calif., E1126, E1126
     Walden, Greg, Ore., E1105, E1107
     Woolsey, Lynn C., Calif., E1122, E1123
     Wynn, Albert Russell, Md., E1120


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