SENATE Meets at 9:30 a.m. Committees:

Commerce, Science and Transportation -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Nominations of Gerald Kiernan to be asst. sec. of commerce for congressional and intergovernmental affairs, B. Wayne Vance to be DOT general counsel and Dale Petrosky to be asst. transportation sec. for public affairs. 253 Russell Office Building. Finance -- 10 a.m. Open. Examine proposed changes in Medicare program to reduce spending in accordance with the fiscal 1988 budget resolution and to examine expansions of coverage under Medicaid and the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant. 215 Dirksen Office Building. Labor and Human Resources -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Mark-up to establish system for identifying and preventing occupational illness and death; to authorize funds for the National Sea Grant College Program, and to make grants to local governments for demonstration projects to provide assistance for infants abandoned in hospitals. 430 DOB. Select Committee on Iran-Contras -- 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Open. Matters relating to the Iran-contra affair. Lt. Col. North. 325 ROB. HOUSE Meets at 11 a.m. Committees: Appropriations -- 2:30 p.m. Open. Agric., rural develop. subc. Mark-up FY88 approps. 2362 Rayburn House Office Building. Armed Services -- 9:30 a.m. Open (may close). Defense policy panel, jointly with res. and develop. subc. Cont. hrngs. on early deployment for the objectives of SDI. 2118 RHOB. Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs -- 10 a.m. Open. Econ. stabil. subc. Hrng on Defense Production Act. 2128 RHOB. Education and Labor -- 9 a.m. Open. Employ. oppor. subc. Jobs for Employable Dependent Individuals Act. 2261 RHOB. Education and Labor -- 10 a.m. Open. Human res. subc. Oversight hrng. on child care. 2175 RHOB. Energy and Commerce -- 10 a.m. Open. Mark-up HR1414 Price-Anderson Amends. Act. 2123 RHOB. Foreign Affairs -- 2 p.m. Open. Intl. econ. pol. and trade subc. Hrng. on tech. transfer to China. 2200 RHOB. Judiciary -- 2 p.m. Open. Criminal jus. subc. Oversight hrng. on Rule 30 of the Fed. Rules of Criminal Procedure and Rule 51 of the Fed. Rules of Civil Procedure. 2237 RHOB. Judiciary -- 5:30 p.m. Open (may close). Crime subc. Meeting on the enforcement of narcotics, firearms and money-laundering laws. 2226 RHOB. Merchant Marine and Fisheries -- 10 a.m. Open. Fish. and wildlife conser. and environ. subc., jointly with oceanography subc. Bills to control the use of antifoulant paints. 1334 Longworth House Office Building. Public Works and Transportation -- 10 a.m. Open. Water res. subc. Auth. water resources research of the U.S. Geological Survey. 2167 RHOB. Rules -- 2 p.m. Open. NASA auth. for FY 1988. H-313 Capitol. Science, Space and Technology -- 1:30 p.m. Open. Energy res. and develop. subc. Hrng. on renewable energy develop. 2325 RHOB. Small Business -- 10 a.m. Open. U.S.-Canada bilateral trade agreement. 2359-A RHOB. Ways and Means -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Revenue-increase options. 1100 LHOB.