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Week of May 9, 2011

May 9, 2011
Hill Happenings

Washington, May 10, 2011 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011 

House convenes for legislative business 

60 Plus Association presents Rep. Rohrabacher with the Guardian of Seniors' Rights award. 

Constituent meetings. 

Wednesday, May 11 

House convenes for legislative business 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Peace Corps at 50; Witnesses: Ms. Jessica Smocheck, Former Peace Corps Volunteer; Ms. Carol Clark, Former Peace Corps Volunteer; Karestan Chase Koenen, Ph.D., Former Peace Corps Volunteer; Ms. Lois Puzey, Parent of Late Peace Corps Volunteer; Ms. Jennifer Wilson Marsh, Hotline and Affiliate Service Director, RAINN; The Honorable Aaron S. Williams, Director, Peace Corps; Ms. Kathy A. Buller, Inspector General, Peace Corps. 2172 Rayburn 

SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Review of Hydraulic Fracturing Technology and Practices; Witnesses: Ms. Elizabeth Ames Jones, Commissioner, Texas Railroad Commission; Dr. Robert M. Summers, Secretary, Maryland Department of Environment; Mr. Harold Fitch, Michigan State Geologist; Director, Office of Geological Survey, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; and Board Member, Ground Water Protection Council; Dr. Cal Cooper, Manager, Worldwide Environmental Technologies, Greenhouse gas, and Hydraulic Fracturing, Apache Corporation; Dr. Michael Economides, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston; and Dr. Paul Anastas, Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2318 Rayburn 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Markup of: H. Res. 209, Resolution of Inquiry. 2172 Rayburn 

Thursday, May 12 

House convenes for legislative business 

FOREIGN AFFAIRS FULL COMMITTEE Hearing on - Export Controls, Arms Sales, and Reform: Balancing U.S. Interests, Part 1; Witnesses: The Honorable Ellen Tauscher, Under Secretary, Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Eric L. Hirschhorn, Under Secretary, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce; and The Honorable James N. Miller, Jr., Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, U.S. Department of Defense. 2172 Rayburn 

Friday, May 13 

SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS AND OVERSIGHT, & SCIENCE, SPACE, AND TECHNOLOGY SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT, Joint Hearing on - Nuclear Energy Risk Management; Witnesses: Mr. Lake Barrett, Principal, LBarrett Consulting, LLC; Mr. Brian Sheron, Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Dr. John Boice, Scientific Director, International Epidemiology Institute; Mr. Dave Lochbaum, Director, Nuclear Safety Project, Union of Concerned Scientists. (Additional Witnesses TBA) 2318 Rayburn