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PRESIDENT BUSH

11 a.m. — Delivers remarks at the rededication ceremony of the Islamic Center of Washington. 3:45 p.m. Attends the White House T-ball Games on the South Lawn of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statisticsreleases the metropolitan-area employment figures for May. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

7 p.m. National Institutes of Healthholds a meeting of the National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors' Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments ad hoc subcommittee. Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2522.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. JudiciaryConstitution, civil rights and property rights subcommittee holds a hearing, "Oversight of the Federal Death Penalty." Barry Sabin, deputy assistant attorney general, and David Bruck, Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project, testify. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.

10 a.m. Environment and Public Workstransportation safety, infrastructure security and water-quality subcommittee holds a hearing, "Protecting Water Quality at America's Beaches." Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., New Jersey Democrat, and Brian P. Bilbray, California Republican, testify. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-8832.

2:30 p.m. Energy and Natural Resources Committeeholds a hearing on the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act. Mark Limbaugh and Carl Artman, Interior Department, testify. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. to consider the fiscal 2008 financial services appropriations bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Armed Servicesmilitary personnel subcommittee holds a hearing on policies and procedures regarding the notification of next of kin of wounded and deceased service members. Brig. Gen. Reuben Jones, adjutant general of the Army, and retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael Downs, Personnel and Family Readiness Division, testify. Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4151; recorded schedule, 202/225-2675.

10 a.m. Oversight and Government Reformnational security and foreign affairs subcommittee holds a briefing, "International Perspectives on Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime." Martin Briens, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, French Embassy; and Alexei Arbatov, Carnegie Moscow Center, testify. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5051.

2 p.m. Homeland Securityemerging threats, cybersecurity, and science and technology subcommittee holds a hearing, "A Road Map for Security? Examining the Science and Technology Directorate's Strategic Plan." Jay Cohen, undersecretary of science and technology, testifies. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-2616.

GENERAL AGENDA

Small-business conference — all day The Energy Department holds its eighth annual small-business conference. Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/586-4940.

American security — all day The Center for a New American Security holds an event to celebrate its debut, "Toward a New American Security." Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 12:30 p.m. — Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat and 2008 presidential candidate, delivers remarks.

3:45 p.m. — Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican, delivers remarks.

Location: Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-9418.

Education summit — all day The Education Department holds a summit, "Supplemental Educational Services and School Choice." Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlight — 11:30 a.m. — Education Secretary Margaret Spellings delivers remarks.

Location: Hyatt Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/401-1576.

India trade seminar — all day The U.S.-India Business Council holds an event, "Listening to One Another: The Importance of a Deeper Trade Relationship." Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez delivers remarks.

1:15 p.m. — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivers remarks and takes questions from the audience.

4:15 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab delivers remarks.

Location: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5679.

World population — 9:30 a.m. The U.N. Population Fund holds a briefing, "The State of World Population 2007." Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat, and George Martine, principal report co-author, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest, Holeman Lounge. Contact: 202/326-8710.

Bipartisan trade bargain — 1:45 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, "The Bipartisan Trade Bargain: Is the Deal Worth It?" John Veroneau, deputy trade representative; and Kimberly Ann Elliot, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

c Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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