Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF June 2, 2003

***Meetings/Hearings/Markups***



Wednesday, June 4, 2003

10:30 a.m. “U.S. Nonproliferation Policy After Iraq” - Full Committee Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: The Honorable John R. Bolton, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Department of State; Mr. Henry D. Sokolski, Executive Director, The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center; Fred C. Ikle, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar, The Center for Strategic and International Studies; Alan Zelikoff, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Center for National Security and Arms Control.

2:00 p.m. Markup of the Subcommittee on Africa - H. Con. Res. 80, Expressing the sense of Congress relating to efforts of the Peace Parks Foundation in the Republic of South Africa to facilitate the establishment and development of transfrontier conservation efforts in southern Africa; H. Con. Res. 134, Acknowledging the deepening relationship between the United States and the Republic of Djibouti and recognizing Djibouti’s role in combating terrorism; H. Con. Res. 154, Concerning the transition to democracy in the Republic of Burundi; H. Res. 177, Commending the people of the Republic of Kenya for conducting free and fair elections, for the peaceful and orderly transfer of power in their government, and for the continued success of democracy in their nation since that transition; H. Res. 237, Honoring the life and work of Walter Sisulu, a critical leader in the movement to free South Africa of apartheid, on the occasion of his death; and H. Res. 194, Regarding the importance of international efforts to abolish slavery and other human rights abuses in Sudan.
Room 2255 Rayburn House Office Building

COMMITTEE BUSINESS FOR WEEK OF MAY 26, 2003

No Committee Business Scheduled - House in Recess

*** Presidential Messages, Executive and Other Communications Received ***

Cases Requiring Receipt of Assurance Letter Concerning Nuclear License Applications - May 9, 2003, DOS, pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (P.L. 83-703); unnumbered.

Presidential Message Regarding the Continuation of Emergency With Respect to Burma - May 20, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 202 (d) of the National Emergencies Act (P.L. 94-412); H. Doc. 108-72.

Presidential Message - Periodic Report on the National Emergency With Respect to Burma - May 20, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 401 ( c ) of the National Emergencies Act (P.L. 94-412) and Sec. 204 ( c ) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (P.L. 95-223);
H. Doc. 108-73.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Poland - May 22, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 017-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) and (d) of the AECA; unnumbered.
Notification of Proposed Reprogramming in FY 03 - May 23, 2003, Under Secretary of State for Management; unnumbered.

Background and Justification Regarding FMF Funds for Panama - May 23, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to United Arab Emirates and Canada - May 27, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 031-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Inspector General’s Semiannual Report to Congress on Activities Involving the Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors - May 28, 2003, The Secretary of State, pursuant to the Inspector General Act, 1978 (P.L. 95-452); unnumbered

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Japan - May 28, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 040-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 (d ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Notification of the Reprogramming of PKO Funds - May 28, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Title III and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Determination and Memorandum of Justification Regarding Bilateral Assistance to the Republic of Srpska - May 28, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 576 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Bilateral Debt Reduction Agreement With the Government of Mauritania - May 28, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 14 of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (P.L. 79-173); unnumbered.

Notice of FY 03 Supplementary Foreign Military Financing (FMF) - May 29, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Title III and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Report on the Implementation of Title IV of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 - May 29, 2003, letter from the Department of State transmitting CLASSIFIED report pursuant to Sec. IV of P.L. 104-114; unnumbered.

***Hearings/Markups Printed***

The Millennium Challenge Account - March 6, 2003, hearing before the Full Committee, Serial No. 108-12.

The Balkans: Assessing the Progress and Looking to the Future - April 10, 2003, hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Serial No. 108-13.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Key to the Crisis in the Great Lakes Region - April 3, 2003, hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Serial No. 108-14.