AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET
(Senate - July 17, 2013)

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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


           Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry be authorized to conduct a 
hearing entitled, ``Reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission,'' during the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013 at 2:30 
a.m. in room SH-216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet during 
the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. in room 253 of 
the Russell Senate Office Building.
  The Committee will hold a hearing entitled, ``E-Rate 2.0: Connecting 
Every Child to the Transformative Power of Technology.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                          Committee on Finance

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Finance be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on 
July 17, 2013, at 10 a.m. in room SD-215 of the Dirksen Senate Office 
Building, to conduct a hearing entitled ``Health Information 
Technology: A Building Block to Quality Health Care.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     Committee on Foreign Relations

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on July 17, 2013 at 10 a.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     Committee on Foreign Relations

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on July 17, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs be authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013, at 10 a.m. to 
conduct a hearing entitled ``The Department of Homeland Security at 10 
Years: Harnessing Science and Technology to Protect National Security 
and Enhance Government Efficiency.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       Committee on the Judiciary

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on the Judiciary be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate, on July 17, 2013, at 1 p.m., in room SD-226 of the Dirksen 
Senate Office Building, to conduct a hearing entitled ``From Selma to 
Shelby County: Working Together to Restore the Protections of the 
Voting Rights Act.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


            committee on small business and entrepreneurship

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Small Business and Entrepreneurship be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on July 17, 2013, at 3 p.m. in room 428A Russell 
Senate Office building to conduct a hearing entitled ``Small Business 
Tax Reform: Making the Tax Code Work for Entrepreneurs and Startups.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     committee on veterans' affairs

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Veterans' Affairs be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on July 17, 2013, at 10 a.m. in room SR-418 of the Russell 
Senate Office Building.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


   subcommittee on consumer protection, product safety, and insurance

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of 
the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to 
hold a meeting during the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013, at 10 
a.m. in room 253 of the Russell Senate Office Building.
  The Committee will hold a hearing entitled, ``The Expansion of 
Internet Gambling: Assessing Consumer Protection Concerns.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


     subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer protection

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial 
Institutions and Consumer Protection be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate on July 17, 2013, at 10 a.m., to conduct a 
hearing entitled ``Shining a Light on the Consumer Debt Industry.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                        subcommittee on seapower

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Seapower of the Committee on Armed Services be 
authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013, 
at 9:30 a.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                    subcommittee on strategic forces

  Mr. CARDIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces of the Committee on Armed Services be 
authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on July 17, 2013 
p.m.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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