SENATE

Meets at 9:30 a.m.

Committees:

Armed Services--10 a.m. Confirmation hearing on Gen. Henry H. Shelton to be reappointed chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff. 216 Hart Office Bldg.

Commerce, Science & Transportation--2:15 p.m. Nominations of Greg Rhode to be assistant secretary of commerce for communications & information, & Thomas Leary to be commissioner at Federal Trade Commission. 253 Russell Office Bldg.

Judiciary--10 a.m. Protecting religious liberty. 226 Dirksen Office Bldg.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m.

Committees:

Appropriations--10 a.m. Labor, HHS & education subc. Mark up FY 2000 Labor, HHS & education approps. 2358-B Rayburn House Office Bldg.

Commerce--10 a.m. Oversight & investigations subc. Medicare fraud. 2123 RHOB.

Education & the Workforce--10 a.m. Postsecondary education, training & life-long learning subc. Welfare reform. 2175 RHOB.

Government Reform--10 a.m. Civil service subc. Possible changes in retirement age & benefits for retired federal law enforcement officers. 2154 RHOB.

Government Reform--10 a.m. Government management, information & technology subc. Joint hearing with House Science technology subc. on possible impact of Y2K computer problem on air travel. 2318 RHOB.

International Relations--10 a.m. Mark up pending legislation. 2172 RHOB.

International Relations--2 p.m. Asia & the Pacific subc. Political futures of Indonesia & East Timor. 2172 RHOB.

Judiciary--10 a.m. Mark up pending legislation. 2141 RHOB.

Science--2:30 p.m. Mark up pending legislation. 2318 RHOB.

Small Business--2 p.m. Tax, finance & exports subc. How small business exporters benefit from U.S. Export Assistance Center network. 311 Cannon House Office Bldg.

Transportation & Infrastructure--10:30 a.m. Aviation subc. European Union's efforts to ban "hush-kitted" aircraft. 2167 RHOB.

Veterans' Affairs--10 a.m. Benefits subc. Veterans' employment & civilian requirements for obtaining credentials for military job skills. 334 CHOB.