SENATE

Meets at 9:30 a.m.

Committees:

Appropriations--11:30 a.m. Labor, HHS, & Education subc. Stem cell research. 192 Dirksen Office Building.

Armed Services--9:30 a.m. Pending nominations of Alphonso Maldon Jr. & John Veroneau. 222 Russell Office Bldg.

Commerce, Science and Transportation--10 a.m. Local phone competition & how to increase consumer choice. 253 ROB.

Foreign Relations--10:15 a.m. Chechnya and its implications for Russia & Caucasus. 419 DOB.

Foreign Relations--2:30 p.m. Transition in Nigeria & future of U.S. policy. 419 DOB.

Indian Affairs--9:30 a.m. Joint hearing with House Resources Cmte. on pending legislation. 106 DOB.

Judiciary--10 a.m. Executive business meeting to consider five nominations & seven bills. 226 DOB.

Judiciary--11 a.m. MCI Worldcom-Sprint merger--a competition review. 226 DOB.

Special Aging--10 a.m. Health Care Financing Administration's initiatives to improve nursing home care. 562 DOB.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m.

Committees:

Armed Services--9:30 a.m. Military personnel subc. Report of U.S. Commission on National Security for 21st Century. 2212 Rayburn House Office Bldg.

Commerce--10 a.m. Oversight & investigations subc. Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund program. 2123 RHOB.

Commerce--10 a.m. Telecommunications, trade & consumer protection subc. World Trade Organization negotiations for year 2000. 2322 RHOB.

Government Reform--9:30 a.m. Criminal justice, drug policy & human resources subc. Effectiveness of Project Exile, zero-tolerance policy for gun crimes in Richmond, & its possible application nationwide. 2154 RHOB.

Government Reform--1:30 p.m. Government management, information & technology subc. Mark up pending legislation. 2247 RHOB.

International Relations--10 a.m. Cuban participation in torture of U.S. prisoners of war in Vietnam. 2172 RHOB.

Judiciary--10 a.m. Immigration & claims subc. Mark up bill to establish Bureau of Immigration Services & Bureau of Immigration Enforcement within Justice Department. 2237 RHOB.

Resources--10 a.m. National parks & public lands subc. pending legislation. 1324 Longworth House Office Bldg.

Resources--11 a.m. Energy & mineral resources subc. Limitation on patenting mill sites under Mining Law of 1872 & approval of mining plans of operations pursuant to Federal Land Policy & Management Act. 1334 LHOB.

Science--2 p.m. Technology subc. & House Government Reform government management, information & technology subc. Myths surrounding Y2K, & kinds of disruptions Americans can expect. 2318 RHOB.

Select Intelligence-- 2 p.m. Closed meeting on analyst's view of North Korean strategic thinking. H-405, Capitol.

Small Business-- 10 a.m. Practice of bundling multiple contract requirements for Defense Department contracts. 2360 RHOB.

Transportation and Infrastructure-- 9:30 a.m. Aviation subc. Straight-out departures at Newark airport. 2167 RHOB.

Transportation and Infrastructure--2 p.m. Oversight, investigations & emergency management subc. Environmental Protection Agency's grants management program. 2167 RHOB.