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Daily Digest/Senate



[Daily Digest]
[Pages D108-D109]
                                        Thursday, February 14, 2013

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                              Daily Digest


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S721-S790
Measures Introduced: Fifty bills and three resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 324-373, and S. Res. 35-37.
  Pages S772-74
Measures Reported:
  H.R. 307, to reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health 
Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect 
to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, 
with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  S. Res. 12, recognizing the third anniversary of the tragic 
earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their 
lives in that earthquake, and expressing continued solidarity with the 
people of Haiti, with an amendment and with an amended preamble.
  S. 252, to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of 
pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to 
reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.
  S. 298, to prevent nuclear proliferation in North Korea, with 
amendments.
Page S771
Measures Passed:
  National Solidarity Day for Compassionate Patient Care: Committee on 
the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 21, 
designating February 14, 2013, as ``National Solidarity Day for 
Compassionate Patient Care'', and the resolution was then agreed to, 
after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto: 
                                                          Pages S788-89
  Reid (for Lautenberg) Amendment No. 22, of a perfecting nature. 
                                                          Pages S788-89
  Congratulating the Baltimore Ravens: Senate agreed to S. Res. 35, 
congratulating the Baltimore Ravens for winning Super Bowl XLVII. 
                                                          Pages S789-90
  Centennial of Mosaic: Senate agreed to S. Res. 36, recognizing 
February 19, 2013 as the centennial of Mosaic, a faith-based 
organization that was founded in Nebraska and now serves more than 
3,600 individuals with intellectual disabilities in 10 States. 
                                                              Page S790
Adjournment Resolution--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that if the Senate receives an adjournment resolution 
from the House, identical to the text which is at the desk, the 
concurrent resolution be considered agreed to, with no intervening 
action or debate.
  Page S790
Sequester--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that on either Monday, February 25, 2013, or on Tuesday, 
February 26, 2013, the Majority Leader and the Republican Leader each 
be permitted to introduce a bill to replace the sequester required 
under the Budget Control Act; that if a Leader introduces such 
legislation, his bill be placed directly on the Legislative Calendar; 
and that motions to proceed to these bills be in order the day they are 
introduced.
  Page S790
Authorizing Leadership To Make Appointments--Agreement: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that notwithstanding the 
upcoming recess or adjournment of the Senate, the President of the 
Senate, the President Pro Tempore, and the Majority and Minority 
Leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, 
boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by 
law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.
                                                              Page S790
Signing Authority--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that from Friday, February 15, 2013 through Monday, February 
25, 2013, Senator Levin be authorized to sign duly enrolled bills or 
joint resolutions.
  Page S790
  Pro Forma--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that when the Senate completes its business today, it 
adjourn, and convene for pro forma sessions only with no business 
conducted on the following dates and times and that following each pro 
forma session, the Senate adjourn until the next pro forma session: 
Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12 p.m.; Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 
10:30 a.m.; and Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.; and that the 
Senate adjourn on Friday,

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February 22, 2013, until 2 p.m., on Monday, February 25, 2013, unless 
the Senate adopts an adjournment resolution pursuant to the previous 
order and that if the Senate adopts such a resolution, Senate adjourn 
until 2 p.m., on Monday, February 25, 2013.
Page S790
Hagel Nomination: Senate continued consideration of the nomination of 
Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense. 
                                                          Pages S723-53
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 58 yeas to 40 nays, 1 responding present (Vote No. 21), three-
fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the 
affirmative, Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the 
nomination.
Page S747
  Subsequently, Senator Reid entered a motion to reconsider the vote by 
which cloture was not invoked on the nomination.
Page S747
  Bacharach Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement 
was reached providing that at 5 p.m., on Monday, February 25, 2013, 
Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of 
Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; that 
there be 30 minutes for debate, equally divided in the usual form; that 
upon use or yielding back of time, Senate vote, without intervening 
action or debate, on confirmation of the nomination; and that no 
further motions be in order.
Page S754
Messages from the House:
  Page S771
Measures Referred:
  Page S771
Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S771-72
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page S774
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S774-88
Additional Statements:
  Pages S766-71
Amendments Submitted:
  Page S788
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S788
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--21)
  Page S747
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:57 p.m., 
until 12 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S790.)



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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee adopted 
its rules of procedure for the 113th Congress and announced the 
following subcommittee assignments:
Subcommittee on Commodities, Markets, Trade and Risk Management: 
Senators Donnelly (Chair), Baucus, Heitkamp, Harkin, Brown, Gillibrand, 
Chambliss, Roberts, Boozman, Hoeven, and Johanns.
Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation: 
Senators Heitkamp (Chair), Brown, Klobuchar, Bennet, Donnelly, Cowan, 
Johanns, Hoeven, Grassley, Thune, and Boozman.
Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources: Senators 
Bennet (Chair), Harkin, Klobuchar, Leahy, Baucus, Heitkamp, Boozman, 
McConnell, Chambliss, Thune, and Roberts.
Subcommittee on Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food and Agriculture 
Research: Senators Cowan (Chair), Leahy, Harkin, Brown, Gillibrand, 
Bennet, Hoeven, McConnell, Chambliss, Grassley, and Thune.
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing and Agriculture 
Security: Senators Gillibrand (Chair), Leahy, Baucus, Klobuchar, 
Donnelly, Cowan, Roberts, McConnell, Boozman, Johanns, and Grassley.
  Senators Stabenow and Cochran are ex officio members of each 
subcommittee.
ECONOMICS OF DISASTERS FOR AMERICA'S AGRICULTURE PRODUCERS
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine drought, fire, and freeze, focusing on the 
economics of disasters for America's agricultural producers, after 
receiving testimony from Roger S. Pulwarty, National Integrated Drought 
Information System, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Department of Commerce; Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, Department of 
Agriculture; Leon LaSalle, LaSalle Ranch Incorporated, Havre, Montana; 
Anngie Steinbarger, Edinburgh, Indiana; Jeff Send, Leelanau, Michigan; 
and Ben Steffen, Humboldt, Nebraska.
IMPACTS OF SEQUESTRATION
Committee on Appropriations: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the impacts of sequestration, after receiving testimony from Daniel I. 
Werfel, Controller, Office of Management and Budget; Arne Duncan, 
Secretary of Education; Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland 
Security; Shaun Donovan,

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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; and Ashton B. Carter, 
Deputy Secretary of Defense.
NOMINATIONS
Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the nominations of General Lloyd J. Austin III, USA, for reappointment 
to the grade of general and to be Commander, United States Central 
Command, and General David M. Rodriguez, USA, for reappointment to the 
grade of general and to be Commander, United States Africa Command, 
both of the Department of Defense, after the nominees testified and 
answered questions in their own behalf.
WALL STREET REFORM
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine Wall Street reform, focusing on oversight of 
financial stability and consumer and investor protections, after 
receiving testimony from Mary J. Miller, Under Secretary, and Thomas J. 
Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, both of the Department of the 
Treasury; Daniel K. Tarullo, Governor, Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System; Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation; Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial 
Protection Bureau; Elisse B. Walter, Chairman, United States Securities 
and Exchange Commission; and Gary Gensler, Chairman, Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee adopted its rules 
of procedure for the 113th Congress and announced the following 
subcommittee assignments:
  Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure: Senators Baucus 
(Chair), Carper, Lautenberg, Cardin, Sanders, Udall (NM), Gillibrand, 
Barrasso, Inhofe, Sessions, Crapo, Wicker, and Fischer.
  Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety: Senators Carper 
(Chair), Baucus, Cardin, Sanders, Whitehouse, Udall (NM), Sessions, 
Barrasso, Crapo, Wicker, and Boozman.
  Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife: Senators Cardin (Chair), Carper, 
Lautenberg, Whitehouse, Merkley, Gillibrand, Boozman, Inhofe, Barrasso, 
Sessions, and Fischer.
  Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health: Senators 
Udall (NM) (Chair), Baucus, Lautenberg, Merkley, Gillibrand, Crapo, 
Inhofe, Wicker, and Fischer.
  Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy: Senators Merkley 
(Chair), Carper, Sanders, Wicker, and Sessions.
  Subcommittee on Oversight: Senators Whitehouse (Chair), Baucus, 
Lautenberg, Inhofe, and Boozman.
  Senators Boxer and Vitter are ex officio members of each 
subcommittee.
HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES
Committee on Finance: Committee concluded a hearing to examine health 
insurance exchanges, focusing on a progress report, after receiving 
testimony from Gary Cohen, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center 
for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare 
and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services; Don 
Hughes, Health Care Policy Advisor to the Governor and Arizona Exchange 
Executive Director, Phoenix; Christine Ferguson, Rhode Island Health 
Benefits Exchange Director, Providence; and Bettina Tweardy Riveros, 
Advisor to the Governor and Chair of the Delaware Health Care 
Commission, Wilmington.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered favorably reported S. 
298, to prevent nuclear proliferation in North Korea, with amendments.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
announced the following subcommittee assignments for the 113th 
Congress:
Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations: Senators Levin (Chair), 
Pryor, Landrieu, McCaskill, Tester, Baldwin, Heitkamp, McCain, Johnson 
(WI), Portman, Paul, and Ayotte.
Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight: Senators McCaskill 
(Chair), Levin, Pryor, Landrieu, Begich, Baldwin, Johnson (WI), McCain, 
Enzi, and Ayotte.
Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs 
and the Federal Workforce: Senators Tester (Chair), Pryor, McCaskill, 
Begich, Baldwin, Heitkamp, Portman, Johnson (WI), Paul, and Enzi.
Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and 
the District of Columbia: Senators Begich (Chair), Levin, Pryor, 
Landrieu, Tester, Heitkamp, Paul, McCain, Portman, and Enzi.
  Senators Levin and Coburn are ex officio members of each 
subcommittee.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nominations of Caitlin Joan Halligan, of New York, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, Patty Shwartz, of 
New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, 
Pamela Ki Mai Chen,

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to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New 
York, Katherine Polk Failla, and Analisa Torres, both to be a United 
States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, Andrew 
Patrick Gordon, to be United States District Judge for the District of 
Nevada, Ketanji Brown Jackson, of Maryland, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Columbia, Raymond P. Moore, to be 
United States District Judge for the District of Colorado, Troy L. 
Nunley, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of 
California, Beverly Reid O'Connell, to be United States District Judge 
for the Central District of California, Derrick Kahala Watson, to be 
United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii, and Mark A. 
Barnett, of Virginia, and Claire R. Kelly, of New York, both to be a 
Judge of the United States Court of International Trade.
INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on 
intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the 
intelligence community.
  Committee recessed subject to the call.



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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 59 public bills, H.R. 625, 
683-740; and 6 resolutions, H.J. Res. 29-31; and H. Res. 69-71 were 
introduced.
  Pages H544-50
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page H550
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Collins (NY) to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                              Page H505
Recess: The House recessed at 11:03 a.m. and reconvened at 12 noon. 
                                                              Page H514
Recess: The House recessed at 12:22 p.m. and reconvened at 1:30 p.m. 
                                                              Page H516
Eliminating the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees--
Rule for Consideration: The House agreed to H. Res. 66, the rule that 
is providing for consideration of H.R. 273, to eliminate the 2013 
statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees, by a yea-and-nay vote 
of 227 yeas to 192 nays, Roll No. 42, after the previous question was 
ordered by a yea-and-nay vote of 229 yeas to 194 nays, Roll No. 41. 
                                                          Pages H516-29
  A point of order was raised against the consideration of H. Res. 66 
and it was agreed to proceed with consideration of the resolution by 
voice vote.
Pages H517-19
Joint Economic Committee--Appointment: The Chair announced the 
Speaker's appointment of the following Members on the part of the House 
to the Joint Economic Committee: Representatives Campbell, Duffy, 
Amash, Paulsen, Hanna, Loretta Sanchez, Cummings, and Delaney. 
                                                              Page H529
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H528-29. There were no quorum 
calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 5:44 p.m.



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Committee Meetings
ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Energy and Water 
Development, and Related Agencies held a hearing entitled ``National 
Nuclear Administration (NNSA), Weapons Activities Budget''. Testimony 
was heard from Neile Miller, Acting Administrator, National Nuclear 
Security Administration; Don Cook, Deputy Administrator for Defense 
Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration; and Col. James 
Dawkins, Deputy Administrator for Military Application, National 
Nuclear Security Administration.
STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, 
and Related Programs held a hearing entitled ``Embassy Security''. 
Testimony was heard from Patrick Kennedy, Under Secretary of Secretary 
for Management, Department of State. This was a closed hearing.
BUILDING PARTNERSHIP CAPACITY PROGRAMS AND AUTHORITIES TO MEET 21ST 
CENTURY CHALLENGES
Committee on Armed Services: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``Framework for Building Partnership Capacity Programs and Authorities 
to Meet 21st Century Challenges''. Testimony was heard

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from Michael Sheehan, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special 
Operations and Low Intensity Conflict, Department of Defense; Janet St. 
Laurent, Managing Director, Defense Capabilities and Management Team, 
Government Accountability Office; and Lieutenant General Terry Wolff, 
USA, Director, Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff, Department of 
Defense.
HOW EDUCATION INNOVATION CAN IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Early 
Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education held a hearing entitled 
``Raising the Bar: How Education Innovation Can Improve Student 
Achievement''. Testimony was heard Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy 
Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education; and 
public witnesses.
SEQUESTRATION: EXAMINING EMPLOYERS' WARN ACT RESPONSIBILITIES
Committee on Education and the Workforce: Subcommittee on Workforce 
Protections held a hearing entitled ``Sequestration: Examining 
Employers' WARN Act Responsibilities''. Testimony was heard from Jane 
Oates Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration, 
Department of Labor; and public witnesses.
SGR: DATA, MEASURES AND MODELS; BUILDING A FUTURE MEDICARE PHYSICIAN 
PAYMENT SYSTEM
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Health held a hearing 
entitled ``SGR: Data, Measures and Models; Building a Future Medicare 
Physician Payment System''. Testimony was heard from Glenn M. 
Hackbarth, Chairman, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission; and public 
witnesses.
OUR NATION OF BUILDERS: MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA
Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Commerce, 
Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing entitled ``Our Nation of 
Builders: Manufacturing in America''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee began a meeting to 
adopt the Committee's Oversight Plan for the 113th Congress
CRISIS IN MALI: U.S. INTERESTS AND THE INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE
Committee on Foreign Affairs: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``The Crisis in Mali: U.S. Interests and the International Response''. 
Testimony was heard from Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of 
African Affairs, Department of State; and Amanda Dory, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for African Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 
Department of Defense.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee held a meeting to adopt the 
Judiciary Committee Oversight Plan for the 113th Congress. The 
Committee approved its 113th Congress Oversight Plan.
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE FEDERAL HELIUM PROGRAM; AND LEGISLATIVE 
MEASURE
Committee on Natural Resources: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``The Past, Present and Future of the Federal Helium Program''; and 
H.R. 527, the ``Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship 
Act''. Testimony was heard from Tim Spisak, Deputy Assistant Director, 
Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management, Department 
of the Interior; Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Director, National Resources and 
Environment, Government Accountability Office; and Kimberly Elmore, 
Assistant Inspector General for Audits, Inspections, and Evaluations, 
Department of the Interior.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee held a 
business meeting to approve the Committee Report entitled ``Billions of 
Federal Tax Dollars Wasted Annually by New York's Medicaid Program''. 
The Committee approved the report, as amended.
EXPLORING GAO'S HIGH RISK LIST AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR REFORM
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Full Committee held a 
hearing entitled ``Exploring GAO's High Risk List and Opportunities for 
Reform''. Testimony was heard from Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General 
of the United States, Government Accountability Office.
EFFECTS OF RISING ENERGY COSTS ON AMERICAN FAMILIES AND EMPLOYERS
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Energy 
Policy, Health and Entitlements held a hearing entitled ``The Effects 
of Rising Energy Costs on American Families and Employers''. Testimony 
was heard from public witnesses.
UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES: IS GOVERNMENT EFFECTIVELY ADDRESSING THE 
UNEMPLOYMENT CRISIS?
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Subcommittee on Economic 
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Regulatory Affairs held a hearing entitled ``Unintended Consequences: 
Is Government Effectively Addressing the Unemployment Crisis?''. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
STATE OF ENVIRONMENT: EVALUATING PROGRESS AND PRIORITIES
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Environment held a hearing entitled ``The State of Environment: 
Evaluating Progress and Priorities''. Testimony was heard from public 
witnesses.
APPLICATIONS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on Research 
held a hearing entitled ``Applications for Information Technology 
Research and Development''. Testimony was heard from public witnesses.
POST 9/11 GI BILL CLAIMS PROCESSING ISSUES
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity 
held a hearing entitled ``Post 9/11 GI Bill Claims Processing Issues''. 
Testimony was heard from Roger Baker, Assistant Secretary for 
Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs; and public 
witnesses.
BUSINESS MEETING; AND TAX REFORM AND CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS
Committee on Ways and Means: Full Committee held business meeting on 
the Committee's Oversight Plan for the 113th Congress; and hearing 
entitled ``Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions''. The Committee 
Oversight Letter for the 113th Congress was approved; and testimony was 
heard from public witnesses.
ADVANCED CYBER THREATS FACING OUR NATION
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee held a 
hearing entitled ``Advanced Cyber Threats Facing Our Nation''. 
Testimony was heard from public witnesses.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FRIDAY,

                           FEBRUARY 15, 2013

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


                                 House

  Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Environment and 
the Economy, hearing entitled ``The Role of the States in Protecting 
the Environment Under Current Law'', 9:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee continued meeting 
to adopt the Committee's Oversight Plan for the 113th Congress, 10 
a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Homeland Security: Subcommittee on Oversight and 
Management Efficiency, hearing entitled ``Assessing DHS 10 Years 
Later: How Wisely is DHS Spending Taxpayer Dollars?'', 9 a.m., 311 
Cannon.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology: Subcommittee on 
Oversight, hearing entitled ``Operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems in 
the National Airspace System: Assessing Research and Development 
Efforts to Ensure Safety'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.



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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     12 p.m., Friday, February 15 

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Friday: Senate will meet in a pro forma session.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                      9 a.m., Friday, February 15 

                               
                              House Chamber
Program for Friday: Complete consideration of H.R. 273--To eliminate 
the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees. Consideration, 
under suspension of the rules, of H. Res. 65--Condemning the Government 
of North Korea for its flagrant and repeated violations of multiple 
United Nations Security Council resolutions, for its repeated 
provocations that threaten international peace and stability, and for 
its February 12, 2013, test of a nuclear device.
_______________________________________________________________________


            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Aderholt, Robert B., Ala., E150
Alexander, Rodney, La.,E160
Blumenauer, Earl, Ore., E150
Braley, Bruce L., Iowa, E154
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E155
Calvert, Ken, Calif., E158
Castor, Kathy, Fla., E148, E159
Conyers, John, Jr., Mich., E148
Cooper, Jim, Tenn., E153
Courtney, Joe, Conn., E153
Crenshaw, Ander, Fla., E154
DeFazio, Peter A., Ore., E146
Faleomavaega, Eni F.H., American Samoa, E150
Farr, Sam, Calif., E155
Foster, Bill, Ill., E146
Gardner, Cory, Colo., E147
Graves, Sam, Mo., E143, E145, E146, E148, E149, E150, E152, E153, E154
Griffith, H. Morgan, Va., E149
Hastings, Alcee L., Fla., E145
Higgins, Brian, N.Y., E156, E157, E160
Johnson, Henry C. ``Hank'', Jr., Ga., E160
Johnson, Sam, Tex., E156
Kind, Ron, Wisc., E143
McDermott, Jim, Wash., E157
Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E148
Messer, Luke, Ind., E158
Negrete McLeod, Gloria, Calif., E154
Neugebauer, Randy, Tex., E157
Poe, Ted, Tex., E151, E159
Reed, Tom, N.Y., E145, E153, E158
Royce, Edward R., Calif., E151
Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E154
Salmon, Matt, Ariz., E154
Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E156, E158
Smith, Adam, Wash., E152
Smith, Christopher H., N.J., E143, E153
Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E157
Swalwell, Eric, Calif., E153
Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E147
Thompson, Mike, Calif., E146, E149, E151, E159
Valadao, David G., Calif., E149
Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E147
Walorski, Jackie, Ind., E160 



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