Washington Agenda-Senate

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2003

EVENT: SENATE in session.

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

DATE: May 21, 2003

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

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE holds hearings to examine the scope of the SARS

outbreak, focusing on the coordination of response to individual outbreaks among local, state, and Federal officials, as well as between government officials and the private sector, and what state and local officials are doing to anticipate and respond to the disease.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 342 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4751

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTRY COMMITTEE Business meeting to consider the nominations of :

Glen Klippenstein, of Missouri, Julia Bartling, of South Dakota, and Lowell Junkins, of Iowa, each to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, Farm Credit Administration, and Thomas C. Dorr, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development, and to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit

Corporation.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 328-A Russell, Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2035

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE hold hearings to examine issues related to computer spam.

WHO: witnesses:

Charles E. Schumer, United States Senator

Orson Swindle, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Mozelle W. Thompson, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Ted Leonsis, Vice Chairman, America Online, Inc.

Enrique Salem, President & CEO, Brightmail, Inc.

J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, Network Advertising Initiative

Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Ronald Scelson, Scelson Online Marketing

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 253 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5115

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE Business meeting to consider an original bill to authorize foreign assistance for fiscal year 2004, to make technical and administrative changes to the Foreign Assistance and Arms Export

Control Acts and to authorize a Millennium Challenge Account.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 419 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4651

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE holds hearings to examine the economy.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 219 Hart Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4121

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE hold oversight hearings to examine the

national export strategy.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 538 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-7391

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE holds a business meeting on:

Agenda Item # 2 - S. 520 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities to the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District in the State of Idaho.

Agenda Item # 3 - S. 625 - A bill to authorize the Bureau of Reclamation to conduct certain feasibility studies in the Tualatin River Basin in Oregon, and for other purposes.

Agenda Item # 5 - S. 500 - A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study certain sites in the historic district of Beaufort, South Carolina, relating to the Reconstruction Era.

Agenda Item # 6 - S. 635 - A bill to amend the National Trails System Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to update the feasibility and suitability studies of four national historic trails, and for other purposes.

Agenda Item # 7 - S. 651 - A bill to amend the National Trails System Act to clarify Federal authority relating to land acquisition from willing sellers for the majority of the trails in the System, and for other purposes.

Agenda Item # 8 - H.R. 519 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the San Gabriel River Watershed, and for other purposes.

Agenda Item # 9 - H.R. 733 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire the McLoughlin House National Historic Site in Oregon City, Oregon, and to administer the site as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes.

Agenda Item # 10 - H.R. 788 - To revise the boundary of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in the States of Utah and Arizona. Agenda Item # 11 - S. 203 - A bill to open certain withdrawn land in Big Horn County, Wyoming, to locatable mineral development for bentonite mining.

Agenda Item # 12 - S. 246 - A bill to provide that certain Bureau of Land Management land shall be held in trust for the Pueblo of Santa Clara and the Pueblo of San Ildefonso in the State of New Mexico.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 364 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4971

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE hold hearings to examine proposed legislation entitled "Genetics Non-Discrimination Act."

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 430 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5375

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE hold oversight hearings to examine the proposed reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 485 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2251

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE hold hearings to examine the nomination of R. Hewitt Pate, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 226 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5225

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: SENATE COMMERCE, SCIENCE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE hold hearings to examine proposed legislation authorizing funds for programs of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

(TEA-21).

DATE: May 21, 2003

LOCATION: 508 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-5115

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