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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, April 29, 1999

TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM COHEN

Scheduled Meetings

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

8 a.m. (EDT) Presents breakfast remarks to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security, at the University Club, 1135 16th Street NW, Washington D.C. The event begins is open to media coverage. For more information, contact Holly McMahon at (202) 662-1035.Scheduled Meetings

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR APRIL 27, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT Military Strength Figures for March 31, 1999 Summarized by DoD
3 MFC Operation ALLIED FORCE Briefing Slides now on DefenseLINK
4 PA Dr. Hamre to speak at American Bar Association Breakfast
5 PA DoD Press Briefing at 2 p.m., April 28, 1999

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and may consider one or both of the Resolutions introduced by Rep. Campbell, pursuant to the War Powers Resolution. In addition, the House may consider the following subject to a rule:
1) H.R. 1480, A Bill to Provide for the Conservation and Development of Water and Related Resources, to Authorize the United States Army Corps of Engineers to Construct Various Projects for Improvements to Rivers and Harbors of the United States, and for Other Purposes
2) H.R. 833Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1999
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
COMMITTEE ACTION
10 a.m.
2247 Rayburn
The House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations will conduct an OPEN hearing on the Safety and Efficacy of the Anthrax Vaccination. Witnesses include BGEN Kane, USA, Director, Joint Program Office.
10 a.m.
2167 Rayburn
The House Committee on Government Reform, Joint Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology, and the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, Hazardous Materials and Pipeline Transportation will conduct an OPEN hearing on federal real property management. Witnesses include: Panel 1 -- Randal Yim, DUSD for Installations. Panel 2 -- GOA witnesses. This hearing was scheduled for April 27, 1999.
10:30 a.m.
124 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations will conduct an OPEN hearing on Fiscal 2000 Foreign Operations Appropriations. Witnesses include Brian Atwood, Administrator, Agency for International Development.

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