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Daily Digest/Highlights + Senate

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                                          Monday, February 23, 2009

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senator Johanns read Washington's Farewell Address.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2349-S2388
Measures Introduced: Six bills and two resolutions were introduced, as 
follows: S. 451-456, and S. Res. 51-52.
  Page S2365
Measures Reported:
  S. Res. 51, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Agriculture, 
Nutrition and Forestry.
Page S2365
Measures Passed:
  Read Across America Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 52, designating 
March 2, 2009, as ``Read Across America Day.''
  Pages S2381-82
Measures Considered:
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act: Senate resumed 
consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 160, to 
provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an 
additional seat in the House of Representatives.
  Pages S2353-60
  A unanimous-consent time agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill at 
10 a.m., on Tuesday, February 24, 2009, and that the time until 11 a.m. 
be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their 
designees.
Page S2382
Washington's Farewell Address: Senator Johanns performed the 
traditional reading of Washington's Farewell Address.
  Pages S2349-53
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Lanny A. Breuer, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant 
Attorney General.
  Christine Anne Varney, of the District of Columbia, to be an 
Assistant Attorney General.
  1 Army nomination in the rank of general.
  3 Coast Guard nominations in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                                         Pages S2383-88
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2365-66
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2366-71
Additional Statements:
  Pages S2363-65
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S2371
Authorities for Committees To Meet:
  Page S2371
Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 5:48 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S2382.)


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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee ordered 
favorably reported an original resolution authorizing expenditures by 
the Committee.
PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRATED HEALTH
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine principles of integrative health, 
focusing on a path to health care reform, after receiving testimony 
from Catherine M. Base, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan; 
James S. Gordon, Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Washington, DC; Wayne 
B. Jonas, Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia; Mary Jo Kreitzer, 
University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing, 
Minneapolis; and Robert Duggan, and Charlotte R. Kerr, both of the Tai 
Sophia Institute, Laurel, Maryland.


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Daily Digest/House of Representatives

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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 36 public bills, H.R. 1105-
1140; 1 private bill, H.R. 1140; and 8 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 55-57; 
and H. Res. 179-183, were introduced.
  Pages H2600-01
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H2602-03
Report Filed: A report was filed today as follows: H.R. 786, to make 
permanent the temporary increase in deposit insurance coverage, with an 
amendment (H. Rept. 111-18).
  Pages H2600-01
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein she appointed 
Representative Hastings (FL) to act as Speaker Pro Tempore for today. 
                                                             Page H1609
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measures:
  Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act: H.R. 44, to implement the 
recommendations of the Guam War Claims Review Commission, by a \2/3\ 
yea-and-nay vote of 299 yeas to 99 nays, Roll No. 73; 
                                               Pages H1610-16, H1635-36
  Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in 
Virgin Islands National Park: H.R. 714, to authorize the Secretary of 
the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park; 
                                                         Pages H1622-23
  Honoring the life and memory of the Chiricahua Apache leader 
Goyathlay or Goyaale, also known as Geronimo: H. Res. 132, to honor the 
life and memory of the Chiricahua Apache leader Goyathlay or Goyaale, 
also known as Geronimo, and to recognize the 100th anniversary of his 
death on February 17, 2009, as a time of reflection and the 
commencement of a ``Healing'' for all Apache people;
  Pages H1623-26
  Box Elder Utah Land Conveyance Act: H.R. 601, to provide for the 
conveyance of parcels of land to Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah, by a 
\2/3\ yea-and-nay vote of 396 yeas to 1 nay, Roll No. 74; 
                                                  Pages H1626-27, H1636
  Utah National Guard Readiness Act: H.R. 603, to require the 
conveyance of certain public land within the boundaries of Camp 
Williams, Utah, to support the training and readiness of the Utah 
National Guard; and
  Pages H1627-28
  Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2009: H.R. 
911, to require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent 
child abuse and neglect in residential programs, by a \2/3\ yea-and-nay 
vote of 295 yeas to 102 nays, Roll No. 72.
  Pages H1629-35
Recess: The House recessed at 4:31 p.m. and reconvened at 6:33 p.m. 
                                                             Page H1634
Suspensions--Proceedings Postponed: The House debated the following 
measures under suspension of the rules. Further proceedings were 
postponed:
  Captive Primate Safety Act: H.R. 80, to amend the Lacey Act 
Amendments of 1981 to treat nonhuman primates as prohibited wildlife 
species under that Act and to make corrections in the provisions 
relating to captive wildlife offenses under that Act and 
                                                         Pages H1616-22
  South Orange County Recycled Water Enhancement Act: H.R. 637, to 
authorize the Secretary, in cooperation with the City of San Juan 
Capistrano, California, to participate in the design, planning, and 
construction of an advanced water treatment plant facility and recycled 
water system.
  Pages H1628-29
Privileged Resolution--Intent to Offer: Representative Flake announced 
his intent to offer a privileged resolution.
  Pages H1636-37
Senate Message: Message received from the Senate by the Clerk and 
subsequently presented to the House today appears on page H6109.
Senate Referrals: S. 234 was held at the desk.
  Page H1609
Quorum Calls--Votes: Three yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H1634-35, H1635-36, and H1636. 
There were no quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 9:42 p.m.


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Committee Meetings
  No committee meetings were held.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.


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Daily Digest/NEW PUBLIC LAWS

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                            NEW PUBLIC LAWS

     (For last listing of Public Laws, see Daily Digest, p. D 151)
  H.R. 1, making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and 
creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, 
assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization,

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for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009. Signed on February 17, 2009. 
(Public Law 111-5)


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Daily Digest/CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

             Week of February 24 through February 28, 2009

                             Senate Chamber

  On Tuesday, at 11 a.m., Senate will continue consideration of the 
motion to proceed to consideration of S. 160, District of Columbia 
House Voting Rights Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture 
thereon; to be followed by a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on 
the nomination of Hilda L. Solis, of California, to be Secretary of 
Labor.
  During the balance of the week, Senate may consider any cleared 
legislative and executive business.


                           Senate Committees

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)
  Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: February 25, to 
hold hearings to examine the nominations of Gary Gensler, of 
Maryland, to be Chairman and Commissioner of the Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, 2:30 p.m., SD-106.
  Committee on Armed Services: February 25, to hold closed hearings 
on Afghanistan and Pakistan, receiving testimony from officials of 
the intelligence community, 9:30 a.m., SVC-217.
  February 26, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine strategic 
options for the way ahead in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 9:30 a.m., 
SH-216.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: February 24, to 
hold hearings to examine the semiannual monetary policy report to 
the Congress, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  February 26, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
Administration's Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan, 10 
a.m., SD-538.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: February 26, 
to hold hearings to examine consumer protection and the credit 
crisis, 10 a.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: February 26, to hold 
hearings to examine recommendations for reducing energy consumption 
in buildings through improved implementation of authorized 
Department of Energy (DOE) programs and through other innovative 
Federal energy efficiency policies and programs, 2:30 p.m., SD-366.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: February 25, to hold 
hearings to examine an update on the latest global warming science, 
10 a.m., SD-406.
  Committee on Finance: February 25, to hold hearings to examine 
scoring health care reform, focusing on Congressional Budget 
Office's (CBO) budget options, 10 a.m., SD-215.
  Committee on Foreign Relations: February 24, Subcommittee on Near 
Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, to hold hearings to 
examine recent developments in Sri Lanka, 2:30 p.m., SD-419.
  February 26, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine engaging 
with Muslim communities around the world, 2:30 p.m., SD-419.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: February 24, 
to hold hearings to examine addressing underinsurance in national 
health reform, 10 a.m., SD-430.
  February 26, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine 
integrative care, focusing on a pathway to a healthier nation, 10 
a.m., SD-430.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: February 
26, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal 
Workforce, and the District of Columbia, to hold hearings to examine 
protecting public and animal health, focusing on homeland security 
and the Federal veterinarian workforce, 2:30 p.m., SD-342.
  Committee on Indian Affairs: February 26, to hold an oversight 
hearing to examine youth suicide in Indian country, 10 a.m., SD-628.
  Committee on the Judiciary: February 24, Subcommittee on 
Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, to hold hearings 
to examine the Ticketmaster/Live Nation merger, focusing on 
consumers and the concert business, 2:30 p.m., SD-226.
  February 25, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine ensuring 
television carriage in the digital age, 10 a.m., SD-226.
  February 25, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
nominations of David S. Kris, of Maryland, and Dawn Elizabeth 
Johnsen, of Indiana, both to be an Assistant Attorney General, 
Department of Justice, 2 p.m., SD-226.
  February 26, Full Committee, organizational Business meeting to 
consider committee's rules of procedure for the 111th Congress; S. 
386, to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities fraud, 
financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal 
assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to 
these frauds, S. 49, to help Federal prosecutors and investigators 
combat public corruption by strengthening and clarifying the law, S. 
146, to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded 
coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are 
contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads, and the 
nominations of David W. Ogden, of Virginia, to be Deputy Attorney 
General, Elena Kagan, of Massachusetts, to be Solicitor General of 
the United States, and Thomas John Perrelli, of Virginia, to be 
Associate Attorney General, all of the Department of Justice, 10 
a.m., SD-226.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: February 24, to hold joint 
hearings to examine the legislative presentation of the Disabled 
American Veterans, 2 p.m., 345 Cannon Building.
  February 26, Full Committee, to hold an oversight hearing to 
examine caring for veterans in rural areas, 10 a.m., SR-418.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: February 24, closed business 
meeting to consider pending intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.

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  February 26, Full Committee, to hold closed hearings to examine 
certain intelligence matters from officials of the intelligence 
community, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.
  Special Committee on Aging: February 25, business meeting to 
consider committee's rules of procedure for the 111th Congress; to 
be followed by a hearing to examine securing retirement in a 
volatile economy, 10:30 a.m., SD-106.


                            House Committees

  Committee on Appropriations, February 24, Subcommittee on Energy 
and Water Development, and Related Agencies, hearing on Corps of 
Engineers Oversight, 12 p.m., 2362-B Rayburn.
  February 24, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related 
Agencies, hearing on Possible Move of Forest Service to the 
Department of the Interior, 9:30 a.m., B-308 Rayburn.
  February 25, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and 
Related Programs, hearing on Building a 21st Century Workforce, 9:30 
a.m., 2358 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Defense, hearing on Outsourcing, 10 
a.m., H-140 Capitol.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, hearing on 
Disaster Response: Is FEMA up to the Challenge? 10 a.m., 2359 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Armed Services, February 24, Subcommittee on 
Readiness, hearing on Acquisition and Disposal of Military Lands: 
Department of Defense's Real Property Management Challenges in the 
21st Century, 9 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 25, Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces and the 
Subcommittee on Seapower and Expeditionary Forces, joint hearing on 
U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) airlift, sealift, and 
surface lift programs, 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 25, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, hearing on 
beneficiary and advocacy overview, 3 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 25, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, hearing on the 
future of missile defense testing, 1 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.
  Committee on Education and Labor, February 24, hearing on 
Strengthening Worker Retirement Security, 10:30 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  February 25, hearing on Renewing America through National Service 
and Volunteerism, 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning 
and Competitiveness, hearing on New Innovations and Best Practices 
Under the Workforce Investment Act, 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, February 24, Subcommittee on 
Communications, Technology, and the Internet, hearing on 
Reauthorization of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and 
Reauthorization Act, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  February 24, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, hearing on 
Energy Efficiency: Complementary Policies for Climate Legislation, 
9:30 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer 
Protection, hearing on Revisiting the Toxic Substances Control Act 
of 1976, 10 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, hearing on 
Renewable Energy: Complementary Policies for Climate Legislation, 
9:30 a.m., 2322 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services, February 24, Subcommittee on 
Housing and Community, hearing entitled ``Loan Modifications: Are 
Mortgage Servicers Assisting Borrowers with Unaffordable 
Mortgages,'' 2:30 p.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  February 24, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, hearing 
entitled ``A Review of TARP Oversight, Accountability and 
Transparency for U.S. Taxpayers,'' 2 p.m., 2220 Rayburn.
  February 25 and 26, full Committee, hearings on monetary policy 
and the state of the economy, 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 25, hearing on From 
Competition to Collaboration: Strengthening the U.S.-Russia 
Relationship, 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, 
hearing on Building a Strategic Partnership: U.S.-India Relations in 
the Wake of Mumbai, 11 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Homeland Security, February 25, hearing entitled 
``DHS: The Path Forward,'' 10 a.m., 311 Cannon.
  Committee on House Administration, February 25, to continue 
hearings on Committee Funding for the 111th Congress, 1 p.m., 1310 
Longworth.
  Committee on the Judiciary, February 25, hearing on Copyright 
Licensing in a Digital Age: Competition, Compensation and the Need 
to Update the Cable and Satellite TV Licenses, 10 a.m., 2141 
Rayburn.
  February 25, to mark up the following bills: H.R. 157, District of 
Columbia Voting Rights Act of 2009; H.R. 1110, Preventing Harassment 
through Outbound Number Enforcement Act of 2009; H.R. 628, To 
establish a pilot program in certain United States district courts 
to encourage enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district 
judges; and H.R. 1107, To enact certain laws relating to public 
contracts as title 41, United States Code, ``Public Contracts,'' 2 
p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, 
hearing on Competition in the Ticketing and Promotion Industry, 10 
a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Natural Resources, February 24, to continue oversight 
hearings entitled ``Offshore Drilling: State Perspectives,'' 10 
a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  February 25, to continue oversight hearings entitled ``Offshore 
Drilling: Industrial Perspectives,'' 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  February 25, Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife, 
to hold a hearing on the following bills: H.R. 860, Coral Reef 
Conservation Act Reauthorization and Enhancement Amendments of 2009; 
and H.R. 934, To convey certain submerged lands to the Commonwealth 
of the Northern Mariana Islands in order to give that territory the 
same benefits in its submerged lands as Guam,

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the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa in their submerged lands, 2 
p.m., 1334 Longworth.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, hearing 
on H.R. 699, Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009, 10 a.m., 
1324 Longworth.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, February 26, hearing 
on How Convicts and Con Artists Receive New Federal Contracts, 10 
a.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on Rules, February 24, to consider H.R. 1105, Omnibus 
Appropriations Act, 2009, 2 p.m., H-313 Capitol.
  February 25, to consider H.R. 1106, Helping Families Save Their 
Homes Act of 2009, 4 p.m., H-313 Capitol.
  Committee on Science and Technology, February 24, Subcommittee on 
Energy and Environment, hearing on How Do We Know What We Are 
Emitting? Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying Greenhouse Gas 
Emissions, 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  February 25, full Committee, hearing on Impacts of U.S. Export 
Control Policies on Science and Technology and Competitiveness, 10 
a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, 
hearing on Beyond the Classroom: Informal STEM Education, 10 a.m., 
2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Small Business, February 25, hearing entitled ``Drop 
in Retirement Savings: The Challenges Small Businesses Face Funding 
and Maintaining Retirement Plans in a Struggling Economy,'' 1 p.m., 
2360 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, February 24, 
Subcommittee on Aviation, hearing on U.S. Airways Flight 1549 
Accident, 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  February 25, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public 
Buildings, and Emergency Management, hearing on Post-Katrina 
Disaster Response and Recovery: Evaluating FEMA's Continuing Efforts 
in the Gulf Coast and Response to Recent Disasters, 10 a.m., 2167 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Economic Opportunity, hearing on VA's Update on Short and Long-Term 
Strategies for Implementing New G.I. Bill Requirements, 1 p.m., 334 
Cannon.
  Committee on Ways and Means, February 24, Subcommittee on Select 
Revenue Measures, to meet for organizational purposes, 2 p.m., 1100 
Longworth.
  February 25, full Committee, to continue hearings on climate 
change, with emphasis on Scientific Objectives for Climate Change 
legislation, 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Oversight, hearing on IRS Assistance 
for Taxpayers Experiencing Economic Difficulties, 10 a.m., 1100 
Longworth.
  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, February 25, 
executive, hearing on World Wide Threats, 9 a.m., 304 HVC.
  February 26, executive, to consider pending business, 3 p.m., 304 
HVC.
  Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, 
February 25, hearing entitled ``Get Smart on the Smart Grid: How 
Technology Can Revolutionize Efficiency and Renewable Solutions,'' 
9:30 a.m., 2247 Rayburn.


                             Joint Meetings

  Joint Economic Committee: February 26, to hold hearings to examine 
restoring the economy, focusing on strategy for short-term and long-
term change, 10 a.m., SD-106.
  Joint Hearing: February 24, Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, 
to hold joint hearings to examine the legislative presentation of 
the Disabled American Veterans, 2 p.m., 345 Cannon Building.


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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     10 a.m., Tuesday, February 24

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Tuesday: Senate will continue consideration of the motion 
to proceed to consideration of S. 160, District of Columbia House 
Voting Rights Act, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the 
motion to proceed to consideration of the bill at 11 a.m.; to be 
followed by a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of 
Hilda L. Solis, of California, to be Secretary of Labor.
  (Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their 
respective party conferences.)
  (At 8:40 p.m., Senate will proceed as a body to the House of 
Representatives for a joint session to receive a message from the 
President of the United States.)

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                    10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 24

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Tuesday: Joint Meeting with the Senate for the purpose of 
receiving an address from the President of the United States. 


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