AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET
(Senate - September 22, 2004)

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                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


            committee on banking, housing, and urban affairs

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs be authorized to meet 
during the session of the Senate on September 22, 2004, at 2 p.m., to 
conduct a hearing on ``Examination and

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Oversight of the Condition and Regulation of the Insurance Industry.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           committee on commerce, science, and transportation

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee be authorized to meet 
on Wednesday, September 22, 2004, at 9:30 a.m., on pending committee 
business.

                                 AGENDA

  1. S. 2541, NASA Authorization Act of 2004, Floyd DesChamps/Jean Toal 
Eisen;
  2. S. 2393, A bill to improve transportation security, Robert 
Chamberlin/Chris Bertram/Sam Whitehorn/Gael Sullivan;
  3. S. 1798, American Home Fire Safety Act, Ken Nahigian/David 
Strickland/Cathy McCullough;
  4. S.   , Public Safety Spectrum Proposal, Bill Bailey/James Assey/
Rachel Welch;
  5. S. 1963, Wireless 411 Privacy Safety Act, Bill Bailey/Paul 
Martino/James Assey/Rachel Welch;
  6. S. 1380, Rural Universal Service Equity Act of 2003, Bill Bailey/
James Assey/Rachel Welch;
  7. S. 2145, The Spy Block Act, Paul Martino/James Assey/Rachel Welch;
  8. S. 2647, National Ocean Policy and Leadership Act, Drew 
Minkiewicz/Margaret Spring;
  9. S. 2489, Coastal and Ocean Mapping Integration Act, Drew 
Minkiewicz/Margaret Spring;
  10. S. 480, Training for Realtime Writers Act of 2003, Bill Bailey/
James Assey/Rachel Welch;
  11. Nomination of Deborah P. Majoras, PN 1899, of Virginia, to be a 
Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, Pablo Chavez/Ken 
Nahigian/Virginia Pounds/David Strickland/Cathy McCullough;
  12. Nomination of Jon D. Leibowitz, PN 1898, of Maryland, to be a 
Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, Pablo Chavez/Ken 
Nahigian/Virginia Pounds/David Strickland/Cathy McCullough; and
  13. Nominations for Promotion in the U.S. Coast Guard, PNs 1953, 
1919, 1918, 1917, 1876, 1856, Drew Minkiewicz/Virginia Pounds/Amy 
Fraenkel.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     committee on foreign relations

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session 
of the Senate on Wednesday, September 22, 2004, at 2 p.m., to hold a 
nomination hearing.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                      committee on indian affairs

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on Indian Affairs be authorized to meet on Wednesday, 
September 22, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. in room 485 of the Russell Senate 
Office Building to conduct a business meeting on pending Committee 
matters, to be followed immediately by an oversight hearing on the 
Contributions of Native American Code Talkers in American Military 
History.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       committee on the judiciary

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on the Judiciary be authorized to meet to conduct a hearing 
on Wednesday, September 22, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. on ``A review of 
Counter-Terrorism Legislation and Proposals, including the USA Patriot 
Act and the SAFE Act'' in the Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226.

                             Witness List:

  Panel I: The Honorable Larry Craig, United States Senator, R-ID and 
The Honorable Richard Durbin, United States Senator, D-IL.
  Panel II: The Honorable James Comey, Deputy Attorney General, United 
States Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
  Panel III: The Honorable Bob Barr, R-GA, former Member, United States 
House of Representatives and Daniel Collins, Esq., Munger, Tolles & 
Olson, LLP, Los Angeles, CA.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                       committee on the judiciary

  Mr. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Committee on the Judiciary be authorized to meet to conduct a hearing 
on Wednesday, September 22, 2004, at 3:30 p.m. on ``Judiciary 
Nominations'' in the Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226.

                             Witness List:

  Panel I: Senators.
  Panel II: Christopher Boyko, to be United States District Judge for 
the Northern District of Ohio.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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