- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 10, 2002

To be announced

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases Wholesale Trade for August 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
10 a.m.
Bureau of Labor Statistics releases U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes for September 2002. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

9 a.m. Federal Bureau of Investigation holds a meeting of the National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council. Location: Wyndham Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 304/625-5388.
9 a.m.
Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the Air Traffic Procedures Advisory Committee to review present air traffic control procedures and practices for standardization, clarification and upgrading of terminology and procedures. Location: NATCA Headquarters, 1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/267-3725.
10 a.m.
Federal Election Commission holds a meeting on the notice of proposed rule-making on consolidated reporting; and explanation and justification for electioneering communications final rules. Location: 999 E St. NW, ninth floor. Contact: 202/694-1220.
5:30 p.m.
Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Biological Response Modifiers Advisory Committee to receive an update on individual research programs in the Division of Cell and Gene Therapies and the Division of Therapeutic Proteins. Location: National Institutes of Health, Building 29B, Conference Room C, 29 Lincoln Drive, Bethesda. Contact: 301/827-0314.

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

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

9:30 a.m. Armed Services personnel subcommittee holds a hearing on the Defense Department's inquiry into Project 112/Shipboard Hazard and Defense tests. Location: 232-A Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.
10 a.m.
Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing on providing for and approving the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian community in Michigan. Location: 485 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.
2:15 p.m.
Judiciary crime and drugs subcommittee holds a hearing on "Protecting America's Seniors From Fraud." Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.
10 a.m.
Select Intelligence Committee and House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee hold a hearing to examine the events surrounding September 11. Robert S. Mueller III, director, FBI; George J. Tenet, director, CIA; Lt. Gen. Michael Hayden, director, National Security Agency, testify. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1700.

Meets at 10 a.m. for legislative business to consider Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq; the Continuing Resolution; and the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

9:30 a.m. Government Reform national security, veterans affairs and international relations subcommittee holds a hearing on "Research Into Persian Gulf War Veterans Illnesses." Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
10 a.m.
Government Reform Committee holds a hearing on "The Collapse of Executive Life Insurance Company and Its Impact on Policyholders." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
10 a.m.
Transportation and Infrastructure water resources and the environment subcommittee holds an oversight hearing on "West Nile Virus: the Clean Water Act and Mosquito Control." Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.
10 a.m.
Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee holds a hearing, "An Inquiry Into the ImClone Cancer Drug Story." Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

Energy summit all day Alliance to Save Energy holds its 2nd annual energy summit to explore economic, environmental and energy security.
Highlights 9:30 a.m. Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota Democrat
10:45 a.m.
Karen Knutson, deputy assistant for domestic policy, office of Vice President Richard B. Cheney
12:40 p.m.
Kathleen Hogan of the Environmental Protection Agency
Location: Almas Ballroom, 1315 K St. NW. Contact: 202/530-2200.
Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition all day Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition holds its World NGV2002 international and national conference to support the natural gas vehicle industry. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/824-7365.
Restrict competition on the Internet all day Federal Trade Commission holds a workshop to explore possible anticompetitive efforts to restrict competition on the Internet. Location: FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-3683.
"Election Watch" briefing 8 a.m. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds an "Election Watch" briefing. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th Floor. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer 9 a.m. the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum holds a news conference to accept a full-scale, flyable reproduction of the 1903 Wright Flyer. Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton, donor Harry Combs; Lawrence Belli of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Ken Hyde of the Wright Experience and Donald Lopez of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum participate. Location: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Milestones of Flight Gallery, Independence Avenue and Sixth Street SW. Contact: 202/357-1552.
Invasive-species crisis 10 a.m. National Wildlife Refuge Association holds a news conference to release a report that examines the invasive-species crisis facing national wildlife refuges nationwide. Location: 1116 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/478-6130.
Helsinki Commission 10 a.m. Helsinki Commission holds a hearing to examine U.S. policy toward the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-1901.
Council on Foreign Relations 10 a.m. Council on Foreign Relations holds a meeting to discuss the bipartisan strategy for making the United States more effective at the United Nations. Location: H-313, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 212/434-9537.
Election Trends and the 2002 Vote 11:30 a.m. U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds a discussion on the "Election Trends and the 2002 Vote." Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5560.
Archives fair noon Smithsonian Institution holds the Fifth Annual D.C. Metropolitan Area Archives Fair.
Highlights 2:30 p.m. Thomas Battle, lecture followed by panel discussion
Location: Smithsonian, Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. Contact: 202/357-1552.
Hispanic Heritage Month commemoration noon District of Columbia Courts hosts the Hispanic Heritage Month commemoration. Topics include a discussion on "Youth Power." Location: Moultrie Courthouse, 500 Indiana Ave. NW, Room 3300. Contact: 202/879-170.
President Bush's faith-based initiative 1 p.m. Texas Freedom Network holds a news conference to release a report on the consequences of President Bush's faith-based initiative when implemented in Texas five years ago. Location: 2261 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 512/797-0575.
The Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act 2:15 p.m. Democratic Immigration Task Force holds a news conference to introduce legislation, "The Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act." Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat, participates. Location: HC-9, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-0100.
Charity Aid, Recovery and Empowerment Act 2:15 p.m. Congress holds a news conference, "Charity Aid, Recovery and Empowerment Act." Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, and Sen. Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Republican, participate. Location: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/224-4041 or 202/224-6324.

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