AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET
(Senate - May 17, 2005)

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[Congressional Record Volume 151, Number 65 (Tuesday, May 17, 2005)]
[Page S5368]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




                    AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET


            committee on banking, housing, and urban affairs

  Mr. INHOFE. 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 May 17, 2005, at 10 a.m., to conduct a hearing 
on ``Examining the Current Legal and Regulatory Requirements and 
Industry Practices for Credit Card Issuers with Respect to Consumer 
Disclosures and Marketing Efforts.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


           committee on commerce, science, and transportation

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet on 
Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at 10 a.m., on Port Security.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


               committee on energy and natural resources

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Energy and Natural Resources be authorized to meet during the 
session of the Senate, on Tuesday, May 17 at 9:30 a.m. to consider 
pending calendar business.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                     committee on foreign relations

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee 
on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the 
Senate on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. to hold a hearing on the 
Commission on Africa report.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Permanent 
Subcommittee on Investigations be authorized to meet on Tuesday, May 
17, 2005, at 9:30 a.m., for a hearing entitled ``Oil For Influence: How 
Saddam Used Oil to Reward Politicians and Terrorist Entities Under the 
United Nations Oil-for-Food Program.''
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


                    Select Committee on Intelligence

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Select 
Committee on Intelligence be authorized to meet during the session of 
the Senate on May 17, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. to hold a business meeting.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


      Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change and Nuclear Safety

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety be 
authorized to meet on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. to conduct a 
closed hearing regarding nuclear security. Only Members and staff with 
Top Secret security clearance are able to attend. The Hearing will be 
held in S-407 in the Capitol.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


     subcommittee on immigration, border security, and citizenship 
      subcommittee on terrorism, technology, and homeland security

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship and the 
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security be 
authorized to meet to conduct a hearing on ``The Need for Comprehensive 
Immigration Reform: Strengthening Our National Security'' on Tuesday, 
May 17, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. in Dirksen 226.

     Witness List

  Panel I: the Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Chair of the Homeland Security 
Practice, Venable, L.L.P., Former Under Secretary for Border and 
Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, 
DC; Margaret D. Stock, Assistant Professor of Law, United States 
Military Academy, West Point, NY; and Mark Reed, Border Management 
Strategies, LLC, Tucson, AZ.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.


             subcommittee on retirement security and aging

  Mr. INHOFE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the 
Subcommittee on Retirement Security and Aging, be authorized to hold a 
hearing during the session of the Senate on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 at 10 
a.m. in SD-430.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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