SENATE Meets at noon. Committees: Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs -- 10 a.m. Open. Oversight hrngs. on the limited securities powers for bank holding companies. 538 Dirksen Office Building. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs -- 3 p.m. Open. Hrngs. on the nomination of Deborah G. Dean to be assist. sec. of housing and urban devel. 538 DOB. Energy and Natural Resources -- 1:30 p.m. Open. Research and development subc. Hrngs. on the following legislation: to provide adequate funding levels for solar energy research and development, encourage federal procurement of solar energy systems, encourage federal loans for solar energy equipment and enhance the international competitiveness of the solar industry; on research, development and demonstration of renewable energy and energy conservation technologies. 366 DOB. Environment and Public Works -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Hazardous wastes and toxic substances subc. Hrngs. on management of solid waste. 406 DOB. Foreign Relations -- 10:45 a.m. Closed. Terrorism, narcotics, and international operations subc. Hrngs. to review international drug control programs, focusing on law enforcement and foreign policy in Central America region. S-116 Capitol. Governmental Affairs -- 10 a.m. Open. Government efficiency, federalism, and the District of Columbia subc. Continue oversight hrngs. on the safety and soundness standards of the mail-order pharmaceutical industry. 342 DOB. Judiciary -- 9 a.m. Open. Business meeting, to consider pending calendar business. 226 DOB. Judiciary -- 2 p.m. Open. Hrngs. on the nomination of Susan W. Liebeler to be U.S. Circuit judge for the Federal Circuit. 226 DOB. Labor and Human Resources -- 10 a.m. Open. Education, arts and humanities subc. Hrngs. on proposed legislation authorizing funds for adult education programs. 430 DOB. Select on Ethics -- 3 p.m. Closed. Meeting to consider pending calendar business. 220 Hart Office Building. Select on Indian Affairs -- 2 p.m. Open. Hrngs. to establish an effective clinical staffing recruitment and retention program within the Indian Health Service. 485 Russell Office Building. Select on Intelligence -- 4 p.m. Closed. Hrngs. on intelligence matters. 219 HOB.

HOUSE Meets at 10 a.m. Committees: Appropriations -- 10:15 a.m. Open. Full comte. Mark up foreign operations, export financing and related prgms. 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Armed Services -- 10 a.m. Closed. Classified briefing on Navy mine countermeasures capabilities. 2118 RHOB. Armed Services -- 11 a.m. Open. Mil. personnel and comp. subc. Hrng. on imminent-danger pay for those serving in the Persian Gulf. 2212 RHOB. Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs -- 10 a.m. Open. Full comte. Mark up Credit Card Cost Disclosure Act and Olympic Commemorative Coin Act. 2128 RHOB. Energy and Commerce -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Transport., tourism and hazard. mat'ls. subc. Hrng. on the role of the FTC in mergers and acquisitions. 2322 RHOB. Energy and Commerce -- 9:30 a.m. Comm., consumer protect. and compet. subc. Hrng. on product liability focusing on govt. standards in product liability cases and the state-of-the-art defense. B-318 RHOB. Energy and Commerce -- 9 a.m. Open. Health and environ. subc. Hrng. on AIDS legis. pending in the House. 2123 RHOB. Foreign Affairs -- 10 a.m. Open. Asian and Pacific aff. subc. Hrng. on the situation in Sri Lanka. 2203 RHOB. Interior and Insular Affairs -- 9:15 a.m. Open. Genl. oversight and investigation subc. Hrng. on the use of the drug Depo Provera, by the Indian Health Service. 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Judiciary -- 10 a.m. Open. Admin. law and gov'l. rel. subc. Hrng. on Foreign Agents Compulsory Ethics in Trade Act. 2226 RHOB. Merchant Marine and Fisheries -- 10 a.m. Open. Full comte. Hrng. to prohibit U.S. naval escorts for Kuwaiti tankers unless Kuwait agrees to allow the U.S. to base mine-sweeping helicopters in Kuwait. 1334 LHOB. Rules -- 2 p.m. Open. Full comte. Hrng. on Textile and Apparel Act. H-313 Cap. Small Business -- 10 a.m. Hrng. on legislation to raise the federal minimun wage. 2359-A RHOB. Veterans' Affairs -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Edu., training and employ. subc. Hrng. to provide a death benefit to be paid to survivors of participants in the Montgomery GI Bill who die on active duty. 334 Cannon House Office Building. Select on Aging -- 10 a.m. Open. Housing and consumer int. subc. jointly with health and long-term care subc. Hrng. on the sale of nursing home insurance to the elderly. 345 CHOB. Select on Intelligence -- 9 a.m. Closed. Full comte. Meeting on pending business. H-405 Cap. Select on Iran-Contras -- 9 a.m. Closed. Meeting on pending business. 2172 RHOB.