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On travel.


Scheduled meetings.
2212 Rayburn
Testimony before House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.


No DoD Press Briefings currently scheduled.


1 BT Contracts
2 MFC FMS- Egypt- AN/TPQ- 36 FIREFINDER Radar Sets
3 MFC FMS- Egypt- UH- 60L VIP BLACKHAWK Utility Helicopters
4 TSPT DoD News Briefing -- Brig. Gen. John Craddock, Commander of Task Force


House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. for Legislative Business and may consider the following measures subject to a rule:
--HR 2465, FY00 Military Construction Appropriations Act
--HR 2466, FY00 Department of Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations.
--HR___, FY00 Treasury and General Government Appropriations.
--HR 1691, Religious Liberty Protection Act of 1999
--HR 2415, To Enhance Security of U.S. Missions and Personnel Overseas, to Authorize Appropriations for Department of State for FY00.
--HR 434, African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Senate The Senate will consider managed care legislation (S. 1344).
2212 Rayburn
Encryption - House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence OPEN Witnesses: Dr. John Hamre, Deputy Secretary of Defense; Ms. Reno, Attorney General; Mr. Freeh, Director, FBI; and Mr. Constantine, Director, DEA re: encryption.
192 Dirksen
Forward Operating Locations - Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense and Subcommittee on Military Construction OPEN Witnesses: Walt Slocombe, Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) and General Wilhelm, Commander-in-Chief, USSOUTHCOM re: forward operating locations.
2118 Rayburn
DoE Reorganization - House Committee on Armed Services OPEN Witnesses: Bill Richardson, Secretary of Energy; and Victor Reis, Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs, Department of Energy re: Department of Energy reorganization.
2359 Rayburn
FY00 Foreign Operations Appropriations Markup - (T) House Committee on Appropriations OPEN Witnesses: none from DoD re: full committee markup of FY00 Foreign Operations Appropriations bill.
2172 Rayburn
U.N. Treatment of Israel - House Committee on International Relations OPEN Witnesses: none from DoD; Panel 1 - David Welch, Assistant Secretary of State (IOA). Panel 2 - Morris Abram, Chairman, UN Watch; and John Bolton, Senior VP, AEI. Panel 3 - Ron Lauder, Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Harris Schoenberg, Director of UN Affairs, B'nai B'rith; and Jason Isaacson, Director of Government and International Affairs, American Jewish Committee re: the treatment of Israel by the United Nations.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JULY 14, 1999 - Mr. Flood

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