A Daily Legislative Update Service of the Governmental Affairs Office
daily edition 6.4.2010
The House and Senate are not in session today. The House will reconvene 6/8/10. The Senate will reconvene 6/7/10.
Federal Register, Vol. 75, No. 106 (June 4, 2010)
Committee Action
The Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up several bills, including HR 1933, A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Act; and S 258, the Saving Kids From Dangerous Drugs Act of 2009. 6/10/10, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.  
Nominations  
The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on the nominations of Robert N. Chatigny, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; Scott M. Matheson Jr., of Utah, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; John J. McConnell Jr., of Rhode Island, to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island; James K. Bredar, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland; Ellen Lipton Hollander, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland; and Susan Richard Nelson, of Minnesota, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota. 6/10/10, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.
Committee Action
The Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up several bills, including S. 193, to create and extend certain temporary district court judgeships. 6/10/10, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.  
Committee Action
The Senate Judiciary Committee will mark up several bills, including HR 908, the Missing Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization of 2009. 6/10/10, 10 am, 226 Dirksen.   
Notices  
On 6/4/10, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a request for public comment on a direct final rule setting out EPA rules for implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs or activities receiving federal assistance. Comments are due 8/3/10. FR 31738 .
On 6/4/10, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a request for emergency extension of an existing collection, the Informational Requirements Under Title II of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990 (OWBPA), which is used to provide adequate information in waiver agreements offered to a group or class of persons in connection with a program to satisfy the requirements of OWBPA.  
Notices
On 6/4/10, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a 6/16/10 meeting in Arlington, VA, of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics to hear presentations and hold discussions on several health data policy topics. FR 31789.  
Notices  
On 6/4/10, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the names and addresses of recipients of funding awards made for fiscal year 2010 for the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency Service Coordinators Program, which provides grants to public housing agencies, tribes and tribally designated housing entities, resident associations, and non-profit organizations for the provision of a service coordinator to coordinate supportive services and other activities designed to help public and Indian housing residents attain economic and housing self-sufficiency. FR 31805.  
Notices  
On 6/4/10, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Indian Health Service, Department of the Interior, and HHS announced limited technical amendments to their joint regulations governing contracts and annual funding agreements under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to update the appeals procedures. This rule becomes effective 7/6/10. FR 31699.
On 6/4/10, BIA, Department of the Interior, announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act which will collect information on the number of American Indian children aged zero to five with disabilities on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. Comments are due 8/3/10. FR 31810.  
Notices  
On 6/4/10, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce, announced a 7/20/10 meeting in Alexandria, VA, to solicit opinions on an initiative being considered by the USPTO to provide applicants with greater control over when their applications are examined, and to enhance work sharing between intellectual property offices. Comments are due 8/20/10. FR 31763.  
Notices  
On 6/4/10, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a 6/21/10-6/22/10 meeting in Washington, DC, of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation to receive briefings on issues related to compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and other veteran benefits programs. FR 31842.
 

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