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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Wednesday, March 5

CONGRESS-HOUSE

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10 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture. Witnesses: Phyllis Fong, Inspector General, Department of Agriculture; Karen Ellis, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Department of Agriculture; Gil Harden, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Department of Agriculture. http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370567

Location: 2362-A Rayburn.

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10 a.m. FOREIGN AFFAIRS — Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Hearing, "Threats to Israel: Terrorist Funding and Trade Boycotts." Witnesses: Edwin Black, author; David Pollack, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Steven Peries, senior partner, Peries Law Firm P.C. Event link: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-threats-israel-terrorist-funding-and-trade-boycotts

Location: 2172 Rayburn.

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COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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10 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture. Witnesses: Phyllis Fong, Inspector General, Department of Agriculture; Karen Ellis, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Department of Agriculture; Gil Harden, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Department of Agriculture. http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370567

Location: 2362-A Rayburn.

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10 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Budget Hearing - Library of Congress. Witnesses: Dr. James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress; Robert Dizard, Deputy Librarian of Congress. http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370375

Location: HT-2 The Capitol.

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10 a.m. ARMED SERVICES — The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Budget Requests from the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command. and ADDED: Pacific Command. Witnesses: Witnesses: General Lloyd J. Austin III, USA, Commander, U.S. Central Command; General David M. Rodriguez, USA, Commander, U.S. Africa Command. ADDED: Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, USN, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command. http://docs.house.gov/Committee/Calendar/ByEvent.aspx?EventID=101826

Location: 2118 Rayburn.

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10 a.m. ENERGY AND COMMERCE — Reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act. Witnesses: Marci Burdick, Senior Vice President of Broadcasting, Schurz Communications, Inc.; Michael Powell, President and CEO, National Cable and Telecommunications Association; Mike Palkovic, Executive Vice President, Services and Operations, DIRECTV; Matt Zinn, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, TiVo. http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/reauthorization-satellite-television-extension-and-localism-act

Location: 2123 Rayburn.

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10 a.m. FINANCIAL SERVICES — Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Hearing entitled "Data Security: Examining Efforts to Protect Americans Financial Information. Panel I: William Noonan, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigation Division, Cyber Operations, United States Secret Service; Larry Zelvin, Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Panel II: Troy Leach, Chief Technology Officer, PCI Security Standards Council; Greg Garcia, Advisor, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center; David Fortney, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Development, The Clearing House Payments Company; Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. PIRG. http://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371096

Location: 2128 Rayburn.

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10 a.m. FOREIGN AFFAIRS — Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Hearing, "Threats to Israel: Terrorist Funding and Trade Boycotts." Witnesses: Edwin Black, author; David Pollack, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Steven Peries, senior partner, Peries Law Firm P.C. Event link: http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-threats-israel-terrorist-funding-and-trade-boycotts

Location: 2172 Rayburn.

10 a.m. TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE ROUNDTABLE — Subcommittee on Aviation Overview of Public-Private Partnerships for Highway and Transit Projects. Witnesses: Michael Huerta, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration; Calvin Scovel, III, Inspector General, U.S Department of Transportation; Dr. Gerald Dillingham, Director, Civil Aviation Issues, Government Accountability Office. http://transportation.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=366219

Location: 2167 Rayburn.

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11 a.m. APPROPRIATIONS — Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Budget Hearing - Government Accountability Office. Witness: Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office. http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370376

Location: HT-2 The Capitol.

1 p.m. SMALL BUSINESS — Committee on Small Business will hold markups on:

H.R. 2432, "Women's Procurement Program Equalization Act of 2013." The legislation's original sponsor is Ms. Velazquez (D-NY). http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371339

H.R. 4121 "Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2014." The legislation's original sponsor is Ms. Velazquez (D-NY). http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371343

H.R. 4093, "Greater Opportunities for Small Business Act of 2014." http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=364948

H.R. 776 "Security in Bonding Act of 2013." http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371336

H.R. 2882, "Improving Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Act of 2013." The Legislation's original co-sponsors are Mr. Coffman, (R-CO), Chairman Sam Graves, (R-MO), Mr. Miller, (R-FL), Mr. Flores, (R-TX), Mr. Hanna, (R-NY), and Mr. Connolly, (D-VA). http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371335

H.R. 4094, "Contracting Data and Bundling Accountability Act of 2014." http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371313 H.R. 2751, "Commonsense Construction Contracting Act of 2013." The legislation's original co-sponsors are Mr. Hanna, (R-NY), Chairman Sam Graves, (R-MO), Ms. Meng, (D-NY). http://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=371332

Location: 2360 Rayburn.

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2 p.m. COMMITTEE ON THE BUDGET — Full committee hearing on The President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. Witness: Sylvia M. Burwell, Director, Office of Management and Budget. http://budget.house.gov/hearingschedule2014/hearing352014.htm

Location: 210 Cannon.

2 p.m. FINANCIAL SERVICES — Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing entitled "The Growth of Financial Regulation and its Impact on International Competitiveness. http://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370894

Location: 2128 Rayburn.

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10 p.m. NATURAL RESOURCES — Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on "National Fish Hatchery System: Strategic Hatchery and Workforce Planning Report. http://naturalresources.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=370649

Location: 1324 Longworth.

Notes: DATE AND TIME CHANGED TO 10 a.m. MARCH 5th.

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