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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

MAGNUSON-STEVENS FISHERY CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT ACT
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard concluded a hearing to 
examine reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act, focusing on National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration and Council perspectives, after receiving testimony from

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Chris W. Oliver, Assistant Administrator for the National Marine 
Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Department of Commerce; and John M. Quinn, New England Fishery 
Management Council, Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

SUPERFUND PROGRAM OVERSIGHT
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Superfund, 
Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight concluded an oversight 
hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund 
program, after receiving testimony from Steven C. Nadeau, Honigman 
Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, Detroit, Michigan; Jeffery A. Steers, 
Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, 
Richmond, Virginia; and Katherine N. Probst, McLean, Virginia.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS
Committee on Finance: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
America's affordable housing crisis, focusing on challenges and 
solutions, after receiving testimony from Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Director, 
Financial Markets and Community Investment, Government Accountability 
Office; Grant Whitaker, Utah Housing Corporation, on behalf of the 
National Council of State Housing Agencies, and Granger MacDonald, 
National Association of Home Builders, both of Washington, D.C.; 
Katherine M. O'Regan, New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate 
School of Public Service Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban 
Policy, New York, New York; and Kirk McClure, University of Kansas 
School of Public Affairs and Administration Urban Planning Program, 
Lawrence.

NOMINATION
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to 
examine the nomination of Stephen B. King, of Wisconsin, to be 
Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Department of State, after the 
nominee testified and answered questions in his own behalf.

NOMINATIONS
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee 
concluded a hearing to examine the nominations of Lance Allen 
Robertson, of Oklahoma, to be Assistant Secretary for Aging, Brett 
Giroir, of Texas, and Robert P. Kadlec, of New York, both to be a 
Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service, and 
to be Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, and Elinore F. 
McCance-Katz, of Rhode Island, to be Assistant Secretary for Mental 
Health and Substance Use, who was introduced by Senator Whitehouse, all 
of the Department of Health and Human Services, and Jerome M. Adams, of 
Indiana, to be Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public 
Health Service, and to be Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, 
who was introduced by Senator Young, after the nominees testified and 
answered questions in their own behalf.



    


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