SENATE Meets at 9 a.m. Committees: Armed Services -- 2:30 p.m. Closed. Executive session to receive a classified intelligence briefing on the Soviet Union and to discuss mark-up of S.2171, the DOD Authorization Act for FY91. 222 Russell Office Building. Energy and Natural Resources -- 2 p.m. Open. Public lands, national parks and forests subc. Pending legislation. 366 Dirksen Office Building. Judiciary -- 9 a.m. Open. S.2648, to alter the civil justice system in order to reduce expenses and litigation time, and to authorize additional judgeships for the courts of appeals and district courts of the U.S. 226 DOB. Judiciary -- 2 p.m. Open. Patents, copyrights and trademarks subc. S.1772, to protect the service marks of professional sports organizations from use by state lotteries. 226 DOB. Democratic Policy Luncheon -- 12:30 p.m. Closed. S-207 Capitol. Republican Policy Luncheon -- 12:30 p.m. Closed. S-211 Cap.
HOUSE Meets at 10 a.m. Committees: Appropriations-9:30 a.m. Open. Mark-up VA, HUD and independent agencies for FY91. 2360 Rayburn House Office Building. Armed Services -- 2 p.m. Open. Mil. personnel and comp. subc. Amendments to the Defense Officer Personnel Management Act. 2212 RHOB. Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs -- 2 p.m. Open. Mark-up legis. on U.S. participation in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Ninth Replenishment of the Internat'l. Develop. Assoc. 2128 RHOB. Energy and Commerce -- 1:30 p.m. Open. Energy and power subc. Mark-up HR3193 -- Energy Policy and Conservation Act Amends. 2322 RHOB. Foreign Affairs -- 9 a.m. Open. Eur. and mid. east subc. Water issues and the Middle East in the 1990s. 2200 RHOB. Government Operations -- 9 a.m. Open. Human res. and intergovt'l. relations subc. Federal studies of agent orange. 2247 RHOB. House Administration -- 2:30 p.m. Open. Ofc. systems subc. Pending business. H-328 Capitol. Interior and Insular Affairs -- 9 a.m. Open. Water and power res. subc. Mark-up HR4498 -- Amend the Colorado River Storage Project Act. 1310-A RHOB. Interior and Insular Affairs -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Natl. parks and pub. lands subc. jointly with merchant marine and fisheries subc. on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment. The 1988 biological opinion regarding Mt. Graham, Ariz., red squirrels. 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Judiciary -- 2 p.m. Open. Crime subc. Mark-up HR5111 -- RICO Amends. Act. and HR467 -- Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. 2226 RHOB. Merchant Marine and Fisheries -- 10 a.m. Open. Coast guard and navigation subc. Dept. of Transportation-Coast Guard drug and alcohol testing regulations and the maritime industry. 1334 LHOB. Merchant Marine and Fisheries -- 2 p.m. Open. Fish. and wildlife conser. and environ. subc. jointly with oceanography and great lakes subc. and Coast Guard and navigation subc. Antarctica issues. 1334 LHOB. Public Works and Transportation -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Pub. bldgs. and grounds subc. Pending business. 2253 RHOB. Rules -- 12:30 a.m. Open. HR(unnumbered) -- Foreign Assistance Approps. for FY91 and HR4329 -- Auth. $350 million over two years for the Nat'l. Institute of Standards and Technology. H-313 Cap. Science, Space and Technology -- 9:30 a.m. Open. Sci., res. and tech. subc. The federal role in internat'l testing, certification and quality assurance. 2318 RHOB. Science, Space and Technology -- 10 a.m. Open. Natural res., agri. research and environ. subc. Coastal environmental monitoring. 2325 RHOB. Science, Space and Technology -- 2 p.m. Open. Transport., aviation and mat'ls. subc. The Nat'l. Critical Materials Council. 2325 RHOB. Ways and Means -- 1 p.m. Open. Health subc. Mark-up proposed policy changes in health programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. H-137 Cap.