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                                          Monday, February 25, 2013

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                              Daily Digest


HIGHLIGHTS

      Senator Ayotte read Washington's Farewell Address.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S793-S818       
Measures Introduced: Five bills and four resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 374-378, and S. Res. 38-41.
  Page S813
Measures Reported:
  S. Res. 38, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions.
  S. Res. 39, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Small 
Business and Entrepreneurship for March 1, 2013, through September 30, 
2013.
  S. Res. 40, authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Foreign 
Relations.
Measures Passed:
  North Korea Nonproliferation and Accountability Act: Senate passed S. 
298, to prevent nuclear proliferation in North Korea, after agreeing to 
the committee amendments.
  Pages S816-17
  National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
41, supporting the designation of March 2013, as National Colorectal 
Cancer Awareness Month.
  Page S817
Hagel Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 
the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which 
cloture was not invoked on the nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel, of 
Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense, be agreed to; the motion to 
reconsider be agreed to; the time until 12 p.m., be equally divided in 
the usual form, and that following the use or yielding back of time, 
Senate vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, upon 
reconsideration.
  Page S816
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that if cloture 
is invoked, the time during recess, morning business and adjournment 
count post-cloture on the nomination.
Pages S817-18
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By a unanimous vote of 93 yeas (Vote No. EX. 22), Robert E. 
Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth 
Circuit.
Pages S803-05, S818
Messages from the House:
  Page S813
Measures Referred:
  Page S813
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S813-14
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S814-16
Additional Statements:
  Pages S812-13
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S816
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S816
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S816
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--22)
  Page S805
Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:32 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on pages 
S817-18.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Armed Services: On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, committee 
announced the following subcommittee assignments for the 113th 
Congress:
Subcommittee on AirLand: Senators Manchin (Chair), Nelson, McCaskill, 
Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Donnelly, Wicker, McCain, Sessions, Chambliss, 
and Blunt.
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities: Senators Hagan 
(Chair), Reed, Nelson, Udall (CO),

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Manchin, Shaheen, Gillibrand, Fischer, McCain, Wicker, Graham, Vitter, 
and Cruz.
Subcommittee on Personnel: Senators Gillibrand (Chair), Hagan, 
Blumenthal, Hirono, Kaine, King, Graham, Chambliss, Ayotte, Blunt, and 
Lee.
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support: Senators Shaheen 
(Chair), McCaskill, Udall (CO), Manchin, Donnelly, Hirono, Kaine, 
Ayotte, Chambliss, Fischer, Blunt, Lee, and Cruz.
Subcommittee on Seapower: Senators Reed (Chair), Nelson, Hagan, 
Shaheen, Blumenthal, Hirono, Kaine, King, McCain, Sessions, Wicker, 
Ayotte, Graham, Vitter, and Cruz.
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces: Senators Udall (CO) (Chair), Reed, 
McCaskill, Donnelly, King, Sessions, Fischer, Vitter, and Lee.
  Senators Levin and Inhofe are ex-officio members of each 
subcommittee.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee ordered favorably 
reported an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the 
committee for the 113th Congress.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee ordered favorably reported an 
original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 
113th Congress.
BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Committee ordered 
favorably reported an original resolution authorizing expenditures by 
the committee.
  Also, committee adopted its rules of procedure for the 113th 
Congress.



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Daily Digest/House of Representatives



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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 16 public bills, H.R. 803-818; 
and 4 resolutions, H.Res. 77-80 were introduced.
  Pages H626-27
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages H627-29
Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.
Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed 
Representative Womack to act as Speaker pro tempore for today. 
                                                              Page H601
Journal: The House agreed to the Speaker's approval of the Journal by a 
yea-and-nay vote of 303 yeas to 91 nays with 1 answering ``present'', 
Roll No. 46.
  Pages H601, H605-06
Recess: The House recessed at 2:10 p.m. and reconvened at 5 p.m. 
                                                              Page H602
Suspensions: The House agreed to suspend the rules and pass the 
following measure:
  Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center Designation Act: H.R. 667, 
to redesignate the Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. 
Armstrong Flight Research Center and the Western Aeronautical Test 
Range as the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range, by a \2/3\ yea-
and-nay vote of 394 yeas with none voting ``nay'' and 1 answering 
``present'', Roll No. 47.
  Pages H602-05, H606-07
Recess: The House recessed at 5:34 p.m. and reconvened at 6:30 p.m. 
                                                              Page H605
Quorum Calls--Votes: Two yea-and-nay votes developed during the 
proceedings of today and appear on pages H606, H606-07. There were no 
quorum calls.
Adjournment: The House met at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 9:18 p.m.



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Committee Meetings
  No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2013-02-26



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                    COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR TUESDAY,

                           FEBRUARY 26, 2013

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: organizational 
business meeting to consider an original resolution authorizing 
expenditures by the committee during the 113th Congress, Time to be 
announced, Room to be announced.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: organizational 
business meeting to consider committee rules, subcommittee 
assignments, and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by 
the committee during the

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113th Congress; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine 
semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, 10 a.m., SD-106.
  Committee on the Budget: to hold hearings to examine the impact of 
Federal investments on people, communities, and long-term economic 
growth, 10:30 a.m., SD-608.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: organizational business 
meeting to consider an original resolution authorizing expenditures 
by the committee during the 113th Congress, Time to be announced, S-
219, Capitol.
  Committee on Finance: to hold hearings to examine the budget and 
economic outlook, focusing on fiscal years 2013 to 2023; to be 
immediately followed by an organizational business meeting to 
consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, an original 
resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 
113th Congress, and to consider the nominations of Jacob J. Lew, of 
New York, to be Secretary, and Christopher J. Meade, of New York, to 
be General Counsel, both of the Department of the Treasury, and 
William B. Schultz, of the District of Columbia, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services, 10 a.m., SD-
215.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: to hold 
hearings to examine state leadership and innovation in disability 
employment, 2:30 p.m., SD-G50.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: 
organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, and an 
original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during 
the 113th Congress, 3:45 p.m., SD-342.
  Committee on Indian Affairs: organizational business meeting to 
consider electing the Chairwoman and Vice Chairman and committee 
rules during the 113th Congress, and any other organizational 
business items, 3 p.m., SD-628.
  Committee on the Judiciary: organizational business meeting to 
consider an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the 
committee during the 113th Congress, Time to be announced, Room to 
be announced.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: to hold a joint hearing with the 
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine a legislative 
presentation of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), 2 p.m., 345, 
Cannon Building.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: closed business meeting to 
consider pending calendar business, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.



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Daily Digest/CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD



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                      CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM AHEAD

               Week of February 26 through March 1, 2013

                             Senate Chamber

  On Tuesday, at approximately 12 noon, Senate will vote on the motion 
to invoke cloture on the nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel, of 
Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense, upon reconsideration.
  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 26, 
organizational business meeting to consider an original resolution 
authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 113th Congress, 
Time to be announced, Room to be announced.
  February 27, Full Committee, to hold an oversight hearing to 
examine the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 2:30 p.m., SR-
328A.
  Committee on Armed Services: February 28, to hold hearings to 
examine the nominations of Alan F. Estevez, of the District of 
Columbia, to be Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Acquisition, 
Technology, and Logistics, Frederick Vollrath, of Virginia, to be 
Assistant Secretary for Readiness and Force Management, and Eric K. 
Fanning, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary of the 
Air Force, all of the Department of Defense, 9:30 a.m., SD-106.
  Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: February 26, 
organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, 
subcommittee assignments, and an original resolution authorizing 
expenditures by the committee during the 113th Congress; to be 
immediately followed by a hearing to examine semiannual Monetary 
Policy Report to Congress, 10 a.m., SD-106.
  February 28, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine 
addressing the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA), financial 
condition and program challenges, part II, 10 a.m., SD-538.
  Committee on the Budget: February 26, to hold hearings to examine 
the impact of Federal investments on people, communities, and long-
term economic growth, 10:30 a.m., SD-608.
  Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: February 27, 
to hold hearings to examine the power of transparency, focusing on 
giving consumers the information they need to make smart choices in 
the health insurance market, 2:30 p.m., SR-253.
  Committee on Environment and Public Works: February 26, 
organizational business meeting to consider an original resolution 
authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 113th Congress, 
Time to be announced, S-219, Capitol.
  Committee on Finance: February 26, to hold hearings to examine the 
budget and economic outlook, focusing on fiscal years 2013 to 2023; 
to be immediately followed by an organizational business meeting to 
consider committee rules, subcommittee assignments, an original 
resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee during the 
113th Congress, and to consider the nominations of Jacob J. Lew, of 
New York, to be Secretary, and Christopher J. Meade, of New York, to 
be General Counsel, both of the Department of the Treasury, and 
William B. Schultz, of the District of Columbia, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services, 10 a.m., SD-
215.

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  February 28, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine delivery 
system reform, focusing on a progress report from the Centers for 
Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), 10:30 a.m., SD-215.
  Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: February 26, 
to hold hearings to examine state leadership and innovation in 
disability employment, 2:30 p.m., SD-G50.
  February 27, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine animal 
drug user fee agreements, focusing on advancing animal health for 
the public health, 10 a.m., SD-430.
  Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: February 
26, organizational business meeting to consider committee rules, and 
an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee 
during the 113th Congress, 3:45 p.m., SD-342.
  Committee on Indian Affairs: February 26, organizational business 
meeting to consider electing the Chairwoman and Vice Chairman and 
committee rules during the 113th Congress, and any other 
organizational business items, 3 p.m., SD-628.
  Committee on the Judiciary: February 26, organizational business 
meeting to consider an original resolution authorizing expenditures 
by the committee during the 113th Congress, Time to be announced, 
Room to be announced.
  February 27, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
assault weapons ban of 2013, 10 a.m., SH-216.
  February 27, Full Committee, to hold hearings to examine the 
nomination of Jane Kelly, of Iowa, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Eighth Circuit, 2 p.m., SD-226.
  February 28, Full Committee, business meeting to consider S. 150, 
to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and 
bear arms is not unlimited, S. 54, to increase public safety by 
punishing and deterring firearms trafficking, S. 374, to ensure that 
all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are 
listed in the national instant criminal background check system and 
require a background check for every firearm sale, S. 146, to 
enhance the safety of America's schools, and the nominations of 
David Medine, of Maryland, to be Chairman and Member of the Privacy 
and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Shelly Deckert Dick, to be 
United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana, 
William H. Orrick, III, of the District of Columbia, to be United 
States District Judge for the Northern District of California, 
Nelson Stephen Roman, to be United States District Judge for the 
Southern District of New York, Sheri Polster Chappell, to be United 
States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, Kenneth 
John Gonzales, to be United States District Judge for the District 
of New Mexico, Michael J. McShane, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Oregon, and Nitza I. Quinones Alejandro, 
Luis Felipe Restrepo, and Jeffrey L. Schmehl, all to be a United 
States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 10 
a.m., SD-216.
  Committee on Rules and Administration: February 27, business 
meeting to markup the Omnibus Budget for Senate committees, 10 a.m., 
SR-301.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs: February 26, to hold a joint 
hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine a 
legislative presentation of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), 2 
p.m., 345, Cannon Building.
  February 28, Full Committee, to hold a joint hearing with the 
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to examine a legislative 
presentation of Military Officer Association of America, Retired 
Enlisted Association, Non Commissioned Officers Association, Blinded 
Veterans Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Wounded 
Warrior Project, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, and 
American Ex-Prisoners of War, 10 a.m., SD-G50.
  Select Committee on Intelligence: February 26, closed business 
meeting to consider pending calendar business, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.
  February 28, Full Committee, to hold closed hearings to examine 
certain intelligence matters, 2:30 p.m., SH-219.
  Special Committee on Aging: February 27, to hold hearings to 
examine strengthening Medicare for today and the future, 3 p.m., SD-
106.


                                 House

  Committee on Agriculture, February 26, Full Committee, meeting to 
consider the Budget Views and Estimates Letter of the Committee on 
Agriculture for the agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of 
the Committee for FY 2014, 10 a.m., 1300 Longworth.
  Committee on Appropriations, February 26, Subcommittee on Defense, 
hearing entitled ``Fiscal Challenges'', 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, hearing 
on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Naval Reactors, 1 p.m., 2362-B 
Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing on 
Government Accountability Office FY 2014 Budget, 10 a.m., HT-2 
Capitol.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing on 
Government Printing Office FY 2014 Budget, 11 a.m., HT-2 Capitol.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing on the 
Library of Congress FY 2014 Budget, 9:30 a.m., HT-2 Capitol.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, hearing on 
Resources for Risk-Based Security, Transportation Security 
Administration Budget, 10 a.m., 2359 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and 
Related Agencies, hearing on Oversight of the United States Army 
Corps of Engineers, 10 a.m., 2362-B Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related 
Agencies, hearing on Indian Education, 10 a.m., B-308 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, hearing on 
Congressional Budget Office FY 2014 Budget, 10:15 a.m., HT-2 
Capitol.

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  Committee on Armed Services, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Oversight and Investigations, hearing on the Quadrennial Defense 
Review: Process, Policy, and Perspectives, 2 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, 
hearing on the Future of Seapower, 3:30 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.
  February 27, Full Committee, hearing on the transition in 
Afghanistan: Views of Outside Experts, 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Military Personnel, hearing on the 
impact to military end strength in a budget constrained environment, 
2 p.m., 2118 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and 
Capabilities, hearing on the role of intelligence in the Department 
of Defense, 3:30 p.m., 2212 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Readiness, hearing on assuring 
viability of the sustainment industrial base, 8 a.m., 2212 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, hearing on Nuclear 
Security: Actions, Accountability and Reform, 10:30 a.m., 2212 
Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, hearing 
on impacts of a continuing resolution and sequestration on 
acquisition, programming, and the industrial base, 9 a.m., 2118 
Rayburn.
  Committee on Education and the Workforce, February 26, 
Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, hearing 
entitled ``Putting America Back to Work: Reforming the Nation's 
Workforce Investment System'', 10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  February 27, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Protecting 
Students and Teachers: A Discussion on School Safety'', 12:30 p.m., 
2175 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and 
Secondary Education, hearing entitled ``Raising the Bar: How are 
Schools Measuring Teacher Performance?'', 9 a.m., 2175 Rayburn.
  Committee on Energy and Commerce, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Energy and Power, hearing entitled ``American Energy Security and 
Innovation: An Assessment of Private-Sector Successes and 
Opportunities in Energy Efficient Technologies'', 10 a.m., 2123 
Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, 
hearing entitled ``Is the Broadband Stimulus Working?'', 10:30 a.m., 
2322 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Fostering 
Innovation to Fight Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Health Care'', 10:15 
a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Energy and Power; and Subcommittee on 
Environment and the Economy, joint hearing entitled ``The Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission: Policy and Governance Challenges'', 9:30 
a.m., 2123 Rayburn.
  Committee on Financial Services,; February 26, Full Committee, 
meeting to adopt the Committee's budget views and estimates for 
fiscal year 2014, 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  February 27, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Monetary Policy 
and the State of the Economy'', 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn.
  Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 26, Subcommittee on Middle 
East and North Africa, hearing entitled ``Demonstrations in Tahrir 
Square: Two Years Later, What Has Changed?'', 11 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, hearing 
entitled ``The Rebalance to Asia: Why South Asia Matters (Part I)'' 
2 p.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human 
Rights, and International Organizations, hearing entitled ``Anti-
Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths'', 9 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats; 
and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, joint 
hearing entitled ``Islamist Militant Threats to Eurasia'', 1 p.m., 
2172 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, hearing entitled 
``Overview of U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: 
Opportunities and Challenges'', 9:30 a.m., 2172 Rayburn.
  Committee on Homeland Security, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Border and Maritime Security, hearing entitled ``What Does a Secure 
Border Look Like?'', 10 a.m., 311 Cannon.
  Committee on the Judiciary, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, hearing entitled 
``Competition and Bankruptcy in the Airline Industry: The Proposed 
Merger of American Airlines and US Airways'', 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, 
hearing entitled ``Agricultural Labor: From H-2A to a Workable 
Agricultural Guestworker Program'', 2 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  February 27, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Drones and the War 
On Terror: When Can the U.S. Target Alleged American Terrorists 
Overseas?'', 2:30 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Protection, 
hearing entitled ``How E-Verify Works and How it Benefits American 
Employers and Workers'', 2:30 p.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and 
Antitrust Law, hearing entitled ``Obama Administration's Regulatory 
War on Jobs, the Economy, and America's Global Competitiveness'', 9 
a.m., 2141 Rayburn.
  Committee on Natural Resources, February 26, Subcommittee on 
Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, hearing entitled ``State 
Forest Management: A Model for Promoting Healthy Forests, Rural 
Schools and Jobs'', 10 a.m., 1324 Longworth.
  Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, February 26, 
Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory 
Affairs, hearing entitled ``Bailout Rewards: The Treasury 
Department's Continued Approval of Excessive Pay for Executives at 
Taxpayer-Funded Companies'', 10 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.

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  February 27, Full Committee, hearing entitled ``Time to Reform 
Information Technology Acquisition: The Federal IT Acquisition 
Reform Act'', 9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal 
Service and the Census, hearing entitled ``The Road Less Traveled: 
Reducing Federal Travel and Conference Spending'', 1:30 p.m. 2247 
Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Government Operations, hearing 
entitled ``Failures in Managing Federal Real Property: Billions in 
Losses'', 2 p.m., 2154 Rayburn.
  Committee on Rules, February 26, Full Committee, hearing on S. 47, 
the ``Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013'', 3 p.m., 
H-313 Capitol.
  Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, February 26, 
Subcommittee on Technology; and Subcommittee on Research, joint 
hearing entitled ``Cyber R Challenges and Solutions'', 10 a.m., 
2318 Rayburn.
  February 26, Subcommittee on the Environment, hearing entitled 
``Mid-Level Ethanol Blends: Consumer and Technical Research Needs'', 
2 p.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Space, hearing entitled ``A Review of 
The Space Leadership Preservation Act'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Oversight, hearing entitled ``Top 
Challenges For Science Agencies: Reports from the Inspectors 
General--Part 1'', 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn.
  Committee on Small Business, February 27, Full Committee, meeting 
on Committee's Views and Estimates on the Small Business 
Administration FY 2014 Budget, 1 p.m., 2360 Rayburn.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, 
hearing entitled ``Small Business Trade Agenda: Opportunities in the 
113th Congress'', 10 a.m., 2360 Rayburn.
  Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, February 26, 
Subcommittee Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, hearing 
entitled ``Coast Guard Mission Balance'', 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Aviation, hearing entitled 
``Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act: One Year 
Later'' 10:30 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs, February 27, Full Committee, 
hearing entitled ``Electronic Health Record U-turn: Are VA and DoD 
Headed in the Wrong Direction?'', 9:15 a.m., 334 Cannon.
  Committee on Ways and Means, February 26, Full Committee, meeting 
on the Committee on Ways and Means Views and Estimates Submission 
Letter, 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Health, organizational meeting, 10:20 
a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Health, hearing entitled ``Examining 
Traditional Medicare's Benefit Design'', 10:30 a.m., 1100 Longworth.
  February 26, Subcommittee on Social Security, organizational 
meeting of the Subcommittee on Social Security Agenda for the 113th 
Congress, 2:30 p.m., 1105 Longworth.
  February 27, Subcommittee on Human Resources, hearing entitled 
``Increasing Adoptions from Foster Care'', 2 p.m., 1100 Longworth.
  February 28, Subcommittee on Human Resources, hearing entitled 
``The Proposed Waiver of Work Requirements in the Temporary 
Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program'', 9 a.m., 1100 
Longworth.


                             Joint Meetings

  Joint Economic Committee: February 28, to hold hearings to examine 
the state of the United States economy, focusing on economic growth 
and job creation, and what Congress can do to boost them, 10 a.m., 
SH-216.



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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                     10 a.m., Tuesday, February 26

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Tuesday: Senate will begin consideration of the nomination 
of Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense, and 
at approximately 12 p.m., Senate will vote on the motion to invoke 
cloture on the nomination, upon reconsideration.
  (Senate will recess following the vote on the motion to invoke 
cloture on the nomination, upon reconsideration, until 2:15 p.m. for 
their respective party conferences.)

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                     10 a.m., Tuesday, February 26

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Tuesday: Consideration of the following measure under 
suspension of the rules: H. Res. 77, establishing an academic 
competition in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and 
mathematics among students in Congressional districts.
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            Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue
              HOUSE
  
Andrews, Robert E., N.J., E175, E178
Barletta, Lou, Pa., E182
Bonner, Jo, Ala., E184
Boustany, Charles W., Jr., La., E181
Braley, Bruce L., Iowa, E181
Burgess, Michael C., Tex., E173
Cartwright, Matt, Pa., E178
Castor, Kathy, Fla., E180
Clyburn, James E., S.C., E183
DeLauro, Rosa L., Conn., E174, E179, E180
Foxx, Virginia, N.C., E180
Gabbard, Tulsi, Hawaii, E182
Green, Gene, Tex., E179
Grimm, Michael G., N.Y., E177
Hoyer, Steny H., Md., E174, E178
Larson, John B., Conn., E176
McCollum, Betty, Minn., E174, E175
McKeon, Howard P. ``Buck'', Calif., E182
McNerney, Jerry, Calif., E177
Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E179
Michaud, Michael H., Me., E182
Mulvaney, Mick, S.C., E183
Owens, William L., N.Y., E177
Pallone, Frank, Jr., N.J., E176
Rangel, Charles B., N.Y., E184
Richmond, Cedric L., La., E173
Ryan, Tim, Ohio, E176
Shuster, Bill, Pa., E178
Simpson, Michael K., Idaho, E175
Stivers, Steve, Ohio, E184
Thompson, Bennie G., Miss., E174, E175, E176, E177, E179, E180, E181, 
E182, E183, E184
Van Hollen, Chris, Md., E173, E173, E177
Waxman, Henry A., Calif., E180
Wittman, Robert J., Va., E179 



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