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 Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2001
9 a.m.
    Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
         To hold hearings to examine the proposed federal 
         farm bill focusing on cotton, wheat, rice, sugar, 
         and peanut related provisions.
                                                     SR-328A
   
9:30 a.m.
    Energy and Natural Resources
         To hold hearings on proposals related to reducing 
         the demand for petroleum products in the light 
         duty vehicle sector, including Titles III and XII 
         of S.597, the Comprehensive and Balanced Energy 
         Policy Act of 2001; Title VII of S. 388, The 
         National Energy Security Act of 2001; S.883, the 
         Energy Independence Act of 2001; S.1053, Hydrogen 
         Future Act of 2001; and S.1006, Renewable Fuels 
         for Energy Security Act of 2001.
                                                      SD-366
   
9:30 a.m.
    Commerce, Science, and Transportation
         To hold hearings to examine media consolidation 
         in the broadcast and newspaper industries, 
         focusing on the Federal Communications Commission 
         rules and issues associated with restrictions on 
         media ownership.
                                                      SR-253
   
9:30 a.m.
    Armed Services
         To resume hearings on proposed legislation 
         authorizing funds for fiscal year 2002 for the 
         Department of Defense and the Future Years 
         Defense Program, focusing on ballistic missile 
         defense policies and programs.
                                                      SH-216
   
10 a.m.
    Finance
         Business meeting to organize for the 107th 
         Congress; and to markup S.942, to authorize the 
         supplemental grant for population increases in 
         certain states under the temporary assistance to 
         needy families program for fiscal year 2002; 
         S.J.Res.16, approving the extension of 
         nondiscriminatory treatment to the products of 
         the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; S.643, to 
         implement the agreement establishing a United 
         States-Jordan free trade area; an original 
         committee resolution calling for an investigation 
         of the importation of certain steel products; the 
         nomination of Wade F. Horn, of Maryland, to be 
         Assistant Secretary for Family Support, and the 
         nomination of Kevin Keane, of Wisconsin, to be 
         Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, both of 
         the Department of Health and Human Services; the 
         nomination of Allen Frederick Johnson, of Iowa, 
         to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of 
         the United States Trade Representative; and the 
         nomination of Brian Carlton Roseboro, of New 
         Jersey, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 
         for Financial Markets.
                                                      SD-215
   
10 a.m.
    Judiciary
         To hold hearings on the nomination of Asa 
         Hutchinson, of Arkansas, to be Administratior of 
         Drug Enforcement, Department of Justice.
                                                      SD-226
   
10 a.m.  (cancelled)
    Appropriations
    Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee
         Business meeting to markup proposed legislation 
         making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural 
         Development, Food and Drug Administration, and 
         Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year 
         ending September 30, 2002.
                                              S-128, Capitol
   
12 p.m.
    Commerce, Science, and Transportation
         Business meeting to consider committee rules of 
         procedures for the 107th Congress and 
         subcommittee membership; and to consider the 
         nomination of Ellen G. Engleman, of Indiana, to 
         be Administrator of the Research and Special 
         Programs Administration, and the nomination of 
         Allan Rutter, of Texas, to be Administrator of 
         the Federal Railroad Administration, both of the 
         Department of Transportation; and the nomination 
         of Samuel W. Bodman, of Massachusetts, to be 
         Deputy Secretary of Commerce.
                                              S-216, Capitol
   
2 p.m.
    Appropriations
         Business meeting to markup proposed legislation 
         making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural 
         Development, Food and Drug Administration, and 
         Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year 
         ending September 30, 2002.
                                              S-128, Capitol
   
2:30 p.m.
    Governmental Affairs
    Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring and the District of Columbia Subcommittee
         To hold hearings to examine the expansion of 
         flexible personnel systems throughout the United 
         States government, to determine if they have been 
         successfully employed and if they should be 
         extended.
                                                      SD-342
   
2:30 p.m.
    Energy and Natural Resources
    National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation Subcommittee
         To hold hearings on S.281, to authorize the 
         design and construction of a temporary education 
         center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; S.386 
         and H.R.146, to authorize the Secretary of the 
         Interior to study the suitability and feasibility 
         of designating the Great Falls Historic District 
         in the city of Paterson, in Passaic County, New 
         Jersey, as a unit of the National Park System; 
         S.513 and H.R.182, to amend the Wild and Scenic 
         Rivers Act by designating a segment of the 
         Eightmile River in Connecticut for potential 
         addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers 
         System;  S.921 and H.R.1000, to adjust the 
         boundary of the William Howard Taft National 
         Historic Site in the State of Ohio, to authorize 
         an exchange of land in connection with the 
         historic site; S.1097, to authorize the Secretary 
         of the Interior to issue right-of-way permits for 
         natural gas pipelines within the boundary of the 
         Great Smoky Mountains National Park; and 
         H.R.1668, to authorize the Adams Memorial 
         Foundation to establish a commemorative work on 
         Federal land in the District of Columbia and its 
         environs to honor former President John Adams and 
         his family.
                                                      SD-366
   
2:30 p.m.  (postponed)
    Judiciary
    Immigration Subcommittee
         To hold hearings on S.121, to establish an Office 
         of Children's Services within the Department of 
         Justice to coordinate and implement Government 
         actions involving unaccompanied alien children.
                                                      SD-226
   

Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2001 9 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources To hold hearings on the nomination of Dan R. Brouillette, of Louisiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Energy for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs. SD-366 9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs To hold hearings on S.1008, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to develop the United States Climate Change Response Strategy with the goal of stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system, while minimizing adverse short-term and long-term economic and social impacts, aligning the Strategy with United States energy policy, and promoting a sound national environmental policy, to establish a research and development program that focuses on bold technological breakthroughs that make significant progress toward the goal of stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations, and to establish the National Office of Climate Change Response within the Executive Office of the President. SD-342 9:30 a.m. Indian Affairs To hold oversight hearings on tribal good governance practices and economic development. SR-485 9:30 a.m. Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee To hold hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Defense and the Future Years Defense Program, focusing on active and reserve military and civilian personnel programs. SR-222 9:30 a.m. Commerce, Science, and Transportation To hold hearings to examine safety of cross border trucking and bus operations and the adequacy of resources for compliance and enforcement purposes, focusing on the impact on United States communities, businesses, employees, and the environment as well as the application of U.S. laws to the operations. SR-253 9:30 a.m. Budget To hold hearings to examine defense spending and budget outlook. SD-608 9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources To hold hearings on proposals related to energy and scientific research, development, technology deployment, education, and training, including Sections 107, 114, 115, 607, Title II, and Subtitle B of Title IV of S. 388, the National Energy Security Act of 2001; Titles VIII, XI, and Division E of S. 597, the Comprehensive and Balanced Energy Policy Act of 2001; Sections 111, 121, 122, 123, 125, 127, 204, 205, Title IV and Title V of S. 472, the Nuclear Energy Electricity Supply Assurance Act of 2001; S. 90, the Department of Energy Nanoscale Science and Engineering Research Act; S. 193, the Department of Energy Advanced Scientific Computing Act; S. 242, the Department of Energy University Nuclear Science and Engineering Act; S. 259, the National Laboratories Partnership Improvement Act of 2001; S. 636, a bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a decommissioning pilot program to decommission and decontaminate the Sodium-cooled fast breeder experimental test-site reactor located in northwest Arkansas; S.1130, the Fusion Energy Sciences Act of 2001; and S.1166, to establish the Next Generation Lighting Initiative at the Department of Energy. SD-366 9:30 a.m. Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee To hold hearings to examine stem cell research issues, focusing on the National Institute of Health report entitled "Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions". SD-124 10 a.m. Foreign Relations To hold hearings to examine the Putin administration policies toward the non-Russian regions of the Russian Federation. SD-419 10 a.m. Judiciary To hold hearings to examine reforming the Federal Bureau of Investigation management reform issues. SD-226 10 a.m. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Employment, Safety and Training Subcommittee To hold hearings to examine the protection of workers from ergonomic hazards. SD-430 10 a.m. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Business meeting to markup proposed legislation authorizing funds for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, proposed legislation authorizing funds for the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act; the nomination of Mark B. McClellan, of California, to be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers; and the nomination of Sheila C. Bair, of Kansas, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions. SD-538 10 a.m. Aging To resume hearings to examine long term care issues, focusing on costs and demands including state initiatives to shift Medicaid services away from institutional care and toward community based services. SD-628 2 p.m. Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee To hold hearings to examine past and current U.S. efforts to convince offshore tax havens to cooperate with U.S. efforts to stop tax evasion, the role of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development tax haven project in light of U.S. objectives, and the current status of U.S. support for the project, in particular for the core element requiring information exchange. SD-628 2:30 p.m. Intelligence To hold closed hearings on intelligence matters. SH-219 2:30 p.m. Judiciary To hold hearings on the nomination of James W. Ziglar, of Mississippi, to be Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of Justice. SD-226
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2001 9 a.m. Appropriations VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies Subcommittee Business meeting to markup proposed legislation making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. S-128, Capitol 9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources To hold hearings on proposals related to removing barriers to distributed generation, renewable energy and other advanced technologies in electricity generation and transmission, including Sections 301 and Title VI of S.597, the Comprehensive and Balanced Energy Policy Act of 2001; Sections 110, 111, 112, 710, and 711 of S. 388, the National Energy Security Act of 2001; S. 933, the Combined Heat and Power Advancement Act of 2001; hydroelectric relicensing procedures of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including Title VII of S. 388, Title VII of S. 597; and S. 71, the Hydroelectric Licensing Process Improvement Act of 2001. SD-366 9:30 a.m. Finance To hold hearings to examine trade adjustment assistance issues. SD-215 9:30 a.m. Armed Services To resume hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Defense and the Future Years Defense Program, focusing on ballistic missile defense policies and programs. SH-216 9:30 a.m. Small Business and Entrepreneurship To hold hearings on the nomination of Hector V. Barreto, Jr., of California, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration; and to hold a business meeting to mark up pending calendar business. SR-428A 10 a.m. Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry To hold hearings to elicit suggestions for the nutrition title of the next federal farm bill. SR-328A 10 a.m. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs To hold hearings on the nomination of Harvey Pitt, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. SD-538 10 a.m. Foreign Relations To hold hearings to examine Mexico City policy and the effects of restrictions on international family planning funding. SD-419 10 a.m. Judiciary Business meeting to consider the nomination of Ralph F. Boyd, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, and the nomination of Robert D. McCallum, Jr., of Georgia, to be Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, both of the Department of Justice; S.407, to amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, in order to carry out provisions of certain international conventions; S.778, to expand the class of beneficiaries who may apply for adjustment of status under section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act by extending the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings; S.754, to enhance competition for prescription drugs by increasing the ability of the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to enforce existing antitrust laws regarding brand name drugs and generic drugs; S.Res.16, designating August 16, 2001, as "National Airborne Day"; and S.Con.Res.16, expressing the sense of Congress that the George Washington letter to Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, which is on display at the B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum in Washington, D.C., is one of the most significant early statements buttressing the nascent American constitutional guarantee of religious freedom. SD-226 1 p.m. Veterans' Affairs To hold hearings to examine S.739, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve programs for homeless veterans; and other pending health care related legislation. SR-418 2 p.m. Appropriations Business meeting to markup proposed legislation making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and proposed legislation making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002. S-128, Capitol 2:30 p.m. Energy and Natural Resources Water and Power Subcommittee To hold hearings on S.976, to provide authorization and funding for the enhancement of ecosystems, water supply, and water quality of the State of California. SD-366 2:30 p.m. Armed Services Airland Subcommittee To hold hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Defense and the Future Years Defense Program, focusing on Army modernization and transformation. SR-222 2:30 p.m. Foreign Relations To hold hearings on the nomination of Stuart A. Bernstein, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to Denmark; the nomination of Michael E. Guest, of South Carolina, to be Ambassador to Romania; the nomination of Charles A. Heimbold, Jr., of Connecticut, to be Ambassador to Sweden; the nomination of Thomas J. Miller, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to Greece; the nomination of Larry C. Napper, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan; the nomination of Jim Nicholson, of Colorado, to be Ambassador to the Holy See; and the nomination of Mercer Reynolds, of Ohio, to be Ambassador to Switzerland, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein. SD-419
Friday, Jul. 20, 2001 9:30 a.m. Finance To continue hearings to examine trade adjustment assistance issues. SD-215
Monday, Jul. 23, 2001 2 p.m. Governmental Affairs International Security, Proliferation and Federal Services Subcommittee To hold hearings to examine the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in managing a bioterrorist attack and the impact of public health concerns on bioterrorism preparedness. SD-342
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2001 9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources To hold hearings on proposals related to global climate change and measures to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, including S.597, the Comprehensive and Balanced Energy Policy Act of 2001; S.388, the National Energy Security Act of 2001; and S. 820, the Forest Resources for the Environment and the Economy Act. SD-106 10 a.m. Indian Affairs To hold hearings on S.266, regarding the use of the trust land and resources of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon. SR-485 10 a.m. Governmental Affairs To hold hearings to examine S.159, to elevate the Environmental Protection Agency to a cabinet level department, to redesignate the Environmental Protection Agency as the Department of Environmental Protection Affairs. SD-342 2:30 p.m. Veterans' Affairs To hold hearings to examine prescription drug issues in the Department of Veterans' Affairs. SR-418 2:30 p.m. Armed Services SeaPower Subcommittee To hold hearings on proposed legislation authorizing funds for fiscal year 2002 for the Department of Defense and the Future Years Defense Program, focusing on Navy shipbuilding programs. SR-222
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2001 9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources Business meeting to consider pending calendar business. SD-366 9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs To hold hearings to examine current entertainment ratings, focusing on evaluation and improvement. SD-342 10 a.m. Indian Affairs To hold oversight hearings on the implementation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. SH-216
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2001 10 a.m. Indian Affairs To hold hearings on the implementation of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. SR-485
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2001 10 a.m. Indian Affairs To hold hearings on S.212, to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend such Act. SR-485
Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2001 2 p.m. Judiciary To hold hearings on S.702, for the relief of Gao Zhan. SD-226


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