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Washington Agenda-Senate

By United Press International   |   May 21, 2003 at 3:02 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2003

EVENT: SENATE in session.

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

DATE: May 22, 2003

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

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee holds hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2004 for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 192 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3471

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE Interior Subcommittee hold hearings to examine proposed budget

estimates for fiscal year 2004 for the Department of Energy.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 124 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3471

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Business meeting to consider S.554, to allow media coverage of court proceedings

S.1023, to increase the annual salaries of justices and judges of the United States

S.858, to extend the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission,

S.Res.136, recognizing the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, and congratulating members and officers of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers for the union's many achievements,

S.Res.92, designating September 17, 2003 as "Constitution Day"

S.Res.145, designating June 2003, as "National Safety Month"

S.Res.133, condemning bigotry and violence against Arab Americans, Muslim, Americans, South-Asian Americans, and Sikh Americans, and the nominations of Michael Chertoff, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third

Circuit, David G. Campbell, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, Robert D. McCallum, Jr., of Georgia, to be Associate Attorney General, Peter D. Keisler, of Maryland, and R. Hewitt Pate, of Virginia, both to be an Assistant Attorney General, and David B. Rivkin, Jr., of Virginia, to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the

United States.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 226 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5225

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Subcommittee holds hearings to examine federal funding for stem cell research.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 418 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3471

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE holds oversight hearings to examine the economy, focusing on increasing investment in the equity markets.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 538 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-7391

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE Continues hearings to examine media ownership.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive, News Corporation

Gene Kimmelman, Director, Consumers Union

Kent W. Mikkelsen, Vice President, Economists, Inc.

Tom Fontana, member Writers Guild, independent television writer and producer

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 253 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5115

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE holds oversight hearings to examine the status of telecommunications in Indian Country.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 485 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2251

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE Transportation, Treasury and General Government

Subcommittee holds hearings to examine proposed budget estimates for fiscal year 2004 for highway safety Initiatives.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 138 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3471

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE holds hearings to examine the nominations of Richard C. Wesley, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, J. Ronnie Greer, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Thomas M. Hardiman, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Mark R. Kravitz, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut, and John A. Woodcock, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the District of Maine.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 226 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5225

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE holds closed hearings to examine proposed legislation authorizing funds for programs of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation.

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 253 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5115

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE Communications Subcommittee holds hearings to examine wireless broadband in rural areas

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5115

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE holds hearings to examine Iraq stabilization

and reconstruction, focusing on U.S. policy and plans

DATE: May 22, 2003

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4651

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