SENATE

Meets at 11 a.m.

Committees:

Armed Services -- 9 a.m. Open. On the nomination of Lawrence Garrett to be general counsel of the Defense Dept. 9:30 a.m. Open, then closed. On state-sponsored terrorism. G50 Dirksen Office Building. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Financial institutions and consumer affairs subc. On the Nat'l. Credit Card Consumer Protection Act, and the Credit Cardholder Protection Act. 538 DOB. Finance -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Savings, pensions and investment policy subc. On Retirement Income Policy Act (private pension plans). 215 DOB. Foreign Relations -- 10 a.m. Open. Business meeting to consider comte. budget. 419 DOB. Governmental Affairs -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Intgov'tal. relations subc. On the OMB regulatory review process. James C. Miller III, dir., OMB. 342 DOB. Labor and Human Resources -- 10 a.m. Open. Education, arts and humanities subc. On the role of federal government in measuring the quality of higher education programs. Educ. Sec. William J. Bennett. SD-430. Veterans' Affairs -- 9 a.m. Open. On live sightings of MIAs in Southeast Asia. 138 DOB. Democratic Policy -- Noon. Closed. Luncheon meeting. S-211 Capitol. Republican Policy -- 12:30 p.m. Closed. Luncheon meeting. S-207. Cap. HOUSE

Meets at noon.

Committees:

Armed Services -- 2 p.m. Open (may close). Research and develop. subc. Hrng. on Defense Dept. test procedures and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Budget -- 11 a.m. Open. Organizational meeting. 311 Cannon House Office Building. Energy and Commerce -- 3 p.m. Open. Energy conservation and power subc. Cont. to mark up Electric Consumers Protection Act. 2123 RHOB. Foreign Affairs -- 1:30 p.m. Open. Jnt. hrng.: human rights and intl. organizations subc., and Africa subc. Mark-up involving election in and aid to Liberia. 2255 RHOB. Foreign Affairs -- 2 p.m. Open. Europe and Mideast subc. Hrng. on recent developments in the Middle East. 2200 RHOB. Rules -- 10:30 a.m. Open. On protection and advocacy for mentally ill individuals; health planning amends.; consumer protection safety amends. H-313 Capitol.