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AUTHORITY FOR COMMITTEES TO MEET

COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Armed Services be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on June 2, 2004, at 10:15 a.m., in closed session to receive a briefing on the situation in Iraq.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at 10 a.m., to conduct a hearing on "The Role of State Securities Regulators in Protecting Investors."

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION
Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. on fire fighting aircraft.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be authorized to meet Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at 2:30 p.m. on nominations.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Foreign Relations be authorized to meet during the session of the Senate on Wednesday, June 2, 2003, at 9:30 a.m., to hold a hearing on the Greater Middle East Initiative.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on Governmental Affairs be authorized to meet on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 10 a.m. to hold a business meeting to consider pending Committee business.

AGENDA
Legislation
1. S. 2468, Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act.
2. S. 346, a bill to amend the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act to establish a governmentwide policy requiring competition in certain executive agency procurements.
3. S. 1230, a bill to provide for additional responsibilities for the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security relating to geospatial information.
4. S. 1292, Servitude and Emancipation Archival Research ClearingHouse Act of 2003.
5. S. 1358, Federal Employee Protection of Disclosures Act.
6. S. 2249, Emergency Food and Shelter Act of 2004.
7. S. 2322, a bill to amend chapter 90 of title 5, United States Code, to include employees of the District of Columbia courts as participants in long term care insurance for federal employees.
8. S. 2347, a bill to amend the District of Columbia Access Act of 1999 to permanently authorize the public school and private school tuition assistance programs established under the Act.
9. S. 2351, Emergency Medical Services Support Act.
10. S. 2409, a bill to provide for continued health benefits coverage for certain federal employees.
11. S. 2479, a bill to amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for federal employees to make elections to make, modify, and terminate contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund at any time.
12. H.R. 1303, a bill to amend the E-Government Act of 2002 with respect to rulemaking authority of the Judicial Conference.
Items for Approval
1. Committee Amendment to S. 1245, Homeland Security Grant Enhancement Act of 2003.
Post Office Naming Bills
1. S. 2017/H.R. 3742, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 93 Atocha Street in Ponce, Puerto Rico, as the "Luis A. Ferre United States Courthouse and Post Office Building".
2. S. 2214, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 3150 Great Northern Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the "Mike Mansfield Post Office".
3. S. 2415, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 4141 Postmark Drive in Anchorage, Alaska, as the "Robert J. Opinsky Post Office Building".
4. H.R. 1822, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 3751 West 6th Street in Los Angeles, California, as the "Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Post Office Building".
5. H.R. 2130, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 121 Kinderkamack Road in River Edge, New Jersey, as the "New Bridge Landing Post Office".
6. H.R. 2438, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 115 West Pine Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as the "Major Henry A. Commiskey, Sr., Post Office Building".
7. H.R. 3029/S. 1596, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 225 North Main Street in Jonesboro, Georgia as the "S. Truett Cathy Post Office Building".
8. H.R. 3059, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 304 West Michigan Street in Stuttgart, Arkansas, as the "Lloyd L. Burke Post Office".
9. H.R. 3068, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 2055 Siesta Drive in Sarasota, Florida, as the "Brigadier General (AUS-Ret.) John H. McLain Post Office".
10. H.R. 3234/S. 1763, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 14 Chestnut Street in Liberty, New York, as the "Ben R. Gerow Post Office Building".
11. H.R. 3300, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 15500 Pearl Road in Strongsville, Ohio, as the "Walter F. Ehrnfelt, Jr. Post Office Building".
12. H.R. 3353, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 525 Main Street in Tarboro, North Carolina, as the "George Henry White Post Office Building".
13. H.R. 3536, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 210 Main Street in Malden, Illinois, as the "Army Staff Sgt. Lincoln Hollinsaid Malden Post Office".
14. H.R. 3537, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 185 State Street in Manhattan, Illinois, as the "Army Pvt. Shawn Pahnke Manhattan Post Office".
15. H.R. 3538, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 201 South Chicago Avenue in Saint Anne, Illinois, as the "Marine Capt. Ryan Beaupre Saint Anne Post Office".
16. H.R. 3690/S. 2104, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 2 West Main Street in Batavia, New York, as the "Barber Conable Post Office Building".
17. H.R. 3733, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 410 Huston Street in Altamont, Kansas, as the "Myron V. George Post Office".
18. H.R. 3740/S. 2153, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 223 South Main Street in Roxboro, North Carolina, as the "Oscar Scott Woody Post Office Building".
19. H.R. 3769, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 137 East Young High Pike in Knoxville, Tennessee, as the "Ben Atchly Post Office Building".
20. H.R. 3855/S. 2441, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 607 Pershing Drive in Laclede, Missouri, as the "General John J. Pershing Post Office".
21. H.R. 3917/S. 2255, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 695 Marconi Boulevard in Copiague, New York, as the "Maxine S. Postal United States Post Office Building".
22. H.R. 3939/S. 2291, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 14-24 Abbott Road in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, as the "Mary Ann Collura Post Office Building".
23. H.R. 3942, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 7 Commercial Boulevard in Middletown, Rhode Island, as the "Rhode Island Veterans Post Office Building".
24. H.R. 4037/S. 2442, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 475 Kell Farm Drive in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as the "Richard G. Wilson Processing and Distribution Facility".
25. H.R. 4176, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 122 West Elwood Avenue in Raeford, North Carolina, as the "Bobby Marshall Gentry Post Office Building".
26. H.R. 4299, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service, located at 410 South Jackson Road in Edinsburg, Texas, as the "Dr. Miguel A. Nevarez Post Office Building".
Nominations
1. Albert Casey, to be a Governor for the United States Postal Service.
2. James C. Miller, III, to be a Governor for the United States Postal Service.
3. David Safavian, to be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget.
4. Dawn Tisdale, to be Commissioner, Postal Rate Commission.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

SUBCOMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTION, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND PROPERTY RIGHTS

Mr. GRAHAM of South Carolina. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights be authorized to meet to conduct a markup on Tuesday, June 2, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. in Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226.
Agenda

S. J. Res. 4, a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

Note: As agreed by Senators Cornyn and Feingold, only amendments circulated to all other members of the subcommittee by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, June 1, 2004 shall be in order.

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