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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2002

EVENT: HOUSE FLOOR in session.

AGENDA: For the latest information on the floor agenda please phone the contacts listed below.

DATE: September 5, 2002

CONTACT: Republican Cloakroom, 202-224-8601 or Democratic Cloakroom, 202-224-8541.

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE Special Oversight Panel on Terrorism will receive testimony on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence report "Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Capabilities and Performance of the CIA, FBI, and NSA Prior to 9/11."

WHO: Witnesses:

Rep. Saxby Chambliss, Chairman, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Rep. Jane Harman, Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2212 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-2675

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE COMMITTEE holds a markup of H.R. 5091, "Canceling Loans to Allow School Systems to Attract Classroom Teachers Act (CLASS ACT)."

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-4527

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE holds a markup of:

H.R. 3880, a bill to provide a temporary waiver from certain transportation conformity requirements and metropolitan transportation planning requirements under the Clean Air Act and under other laws for certain areas in New York where the planning offices and resources have been destroyed by acts of terrorism, and for other purposes;

H.R. 4793, The Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act;

H.R. 4014, The Rare Diseases Orphan Product Development Act of 2002;

H.Con.Res. 189, Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding inflammatory bowel disease;

H.Con.Res. 320, Expressing the sense of Congress regarding Scleroderma;

H.Con.Res. 291, Expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the disease endometriosis;

H.Con.Res. 435, Expressing the sense of the Congress that the therapeutic technique known as rebirthing is a dangerous and harmful practice and should be prohibited.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-2927

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE holds a markup:

H.R. 4600, Help Efficient, Accessible, Low Cost, Timely Health Care (HEALTH) Act 2002

H.R. 1701, Consumer Rental Purchase Agreement

S. 2690, A bill to reaffirm the reference to one Nation under God in the Pledge of Allegiance

H.R. 4125, Federal Courts Improvement Act of 2002

H.R. 4689, Fairness in Sentencing Act of 2002

H.R. 4561, Federal Agency Protection of Privacy.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2141 Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-3951

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE holds hearing on:

H.R. 5214 (Mr. Rehberg) To authorize and direct the Secretary of Agriculture to take actions to promptly address the risk of fire and insect infestation in National Forest System lands. "National Forest Fire Prevention Act"

H.R. 5309 (Mr. Shadegg) To authorize the Regional Foresters to exempt tree-thinning projects, which are necessary to prevent the occurrence of wildfire likely to cause extreme harm to the forest ecosystem, from laws that give rise to legal causes of action that delay or prevent such projects. "Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health Protection Act of 2002"

H.R. ____ (Mr. McInnis) To improve the capacity of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Interior to expeditiously address wildfire prone conditions on National Forest System lands and Department of Interior lands that threaten communities, watersheds, and other at-risk landscapes through the establishment of expedited environmental analysis procedures under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the establishment of a predecisional administrative review process for certain Forest Service projects, and for other purposes.

The Hearing will also discuss the President's Healthy Forests: An Initiative for Wildfire

Prevention and Stronger Communities.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1324 Longworth Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-2761

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE RESOURCES COMMITTEE Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands holds legislative hearings on:

H.R. 282, to authorize the Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to soldiers who have lost their lives during peacekeeping operations, humanitarian efforts, training, terrorist attacks, or covert operations;

H.R. 3747, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the site commonly known as Eagledale Ferry Dock at Taylor Avenue in the State of Washington for potential inclusion in the National Park System "Bainbridge Island Japanese-American Memorial Study Act of 2002";

H.R. 4692, to amend the Act entitled `An Act to authorize the Establishment of the Andersonville National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes', to provide for the addition of certain donated lands to the Andersonville National Historic Site; and

H.R. ____, to provide for an exchange of certain private property in Colorado and certain Federal property in Utah.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 1334 Longworth Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-2761

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE Subcommittee on Highways and Transit holds hearings on Driver's License Security Issues.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-3014

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE holds a markup of H.R. 5193, the "Back to School Tax Relief Act of 2002.

DATE: September 5, 2002

LOCATION 1100 Longworth Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-3625

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