Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF June 9, 2003

***Meetings/Hearings/Markups***



Tuesday, June 10, 2003

10:30 a.m. “Renewing OPIC and Reviewing Its Role in Support of Key U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities” - Full Committee Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: The Honorable Peter S. Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer, OPIC; Mr. Edmund B. Rice, President, Coalition for Employment through Exports; Mr. Bruce M. Rich, Project Manager, International Program, Environmental Defense; Mr. Theodore Moran, Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Ms. Elizabeth Drake, International Policy Analyst, Public Policy Department, AFL-CIO.

1:30 p.m. “Recent Developments in Southeast Asia” - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: Ms. Sidney Jones, Indonesia Project Director, International Crisis Group; Ms. Catharin E. Dalpino, Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution; Ms. Maureen Aung-Thwin, Director, Burma Project/Southeast Asia Initiative, Open Society Institute; Mr. Daniel Calingaert, Director of Asia Programs, International Republican Institute.

Markup to immediately follow the hearing: H.R 2330 (Lantos) - To sanction the ruling Burmese military junta, to strengthen Burma’s democratic forces and support and recognize the National League of Democracy as the legitimate representative of the Burmese people, and for other purposes; and H. Res. 199 (Frank, B) - Calling on the Government of the People’s Republic of China immediately and unconditionally to release Dr. Yang Jianli, calling on the President of the United States to continue working on behalf of Dr. Yang Jianli for his release, and for other purposes.

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

10:30 a.m. "The Middle East Peace Process at a Crossroads" - Full Committee Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: The Honorable William Burns, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State.

1:30 p.m. “Renewing the Transatlantic Partnership: A View From the United States” - Subcommittee on Europe Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: Simon Serfarty, Ph.D., Director, Europe Program, CSIS; Mr. Christopher Makins, President, The Atlantic Council of the United States; Daniel Hamilton, Ph.D., Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS; John Hulsman, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Davis Institute, the Heritage Foundation.

2:30 p.m. “Overview of Radio and Television MartX” - Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
Room 2200 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: Mr. Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, Chairman, BBG; Mr. Pedro V. Roig, Director, Office of Cuba Broadcasting, BBG.

COMMITTEE BUSINESS FOR WEEK OF JUNE 2, 2003

***Hearings/Meetings/Markups***

Wednesday, June 4, 2003


10:30 a.m. “U.S. Nonproliferation Policy After Iraq” - Full Committee Hearing.
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; Mr. George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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. (All Measures were approved for Full Committee action)

***New Public Laws***

H. R. 1298 (Hyde) - To provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Signed on May 23, 2003. (P.L. 108-25).

S. 243 (Allen) - Concerning Participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization. Signed on May 29, 2003.
(P.L. 108-28).

***Legislation Introduced***

Monday, June 2, 2003


H. R. 2299 (Woolsey) - A bill to authorize assistance through eligible non-governmental organizations to remove and dispose of unexploded ordnance in agriculturally-valuable lands in developing countries.

Tuesday, June 3, 2003

H. R. 2303 (Hayworth) - A bill to limit the United States share of assessments for the United Nations regular budget.

H. Con. Res. 205 (Vitters) - Concurrent resolution expressing appreciation to the Government of Kuwait for its medical assistance to Ali Ismaeel Abbas and other children of Iraq and for its additional humanitarian aid, and for other purposes.

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

H. R. 2329 (Kirk) - A bill to provide for global pathogen surveillance and response.

H. R. 2330 (Lantos) - A bill to sanction the ruling Burmese military junta, to strengthen Burma’s democratic forces and support and recognize the National League of Democracy as the legitimate representative of the Burmese people, and for other purposes. (In addition, to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, and the Judiciary.)

H. Con. Res. 207 (Rohrabacher) - Concurrent resolution supporting the efforts to establish a moderate and tolerant political system in Afghanistan that is protective of the rights and dignity of all communities.

H. Res. 259 (Markey) - A resolution calling for robust inspections in Iran.

Thursday, June 5, 2003

H. R. 2371 (Lee) - A bill to provide for the issuance of a semipostal to benefit the Peace Corps. (In addition, to the Committee on Government Reform.)

H. R. 2384 (Simmons) - A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide an exemption from Interstate System weight limitations for milk hauling vehicles in the State of Connecticut.

H. Con. Res. 209 (Engel) - Concurrent resolution commending the signing of the United States-Adriatic Charter, a charter of partnership among the United States, Albania, Croatia, and Macedonia.

H. Con. Res. 211 (Ros-Lehtinen) - Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress and appreciation for the support and cooperation from Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

H. Res. 260 (Kucinich) - A resolution requesting the President to transmit to the House of Representatives not later than 14 days after the date of the adoption of this resolution documents or other materials in the President’s possession relating to Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.

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

Notification that Sri Lanka Will Be Eligible to Participate in Programs Authorized By the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 - May 9, 2003, Department of the Treasury; unnumbered.

OPIC 2002 Annual Report - May 15, 2003, OPIC; unnumbered.

Special Notice of Funding Obligation Regarding El Salvador - May 19, 2003, USTDA, pursuant to Title I of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Special Notice of Funding Obligation Regarding Serbia - May 19, 2003, USTDA, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Central America (Regional) - May 20, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $5,850,000 in FY 03 DA for Increased Diversification of the Rural Economy; CN # 138.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Bangladesh - May 21, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $500,000 in FY 03 DA funds to support Victims of Trafficking in Persons; CN # 139.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Pakistan - May 21, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $21,500,000 in FY 03 DA funds for Primary Education and Literacy Programs; CN # 140.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Yemen - May 21, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $2,000,000 in FY 03 DA funds in support of Scholarship Programs; CN # 141.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Burundi - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $600,000 in FY 02 AR/ESF for Good Governance Enhanced; CN # 142.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding DRC - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $7,647,000 in DA, $1,000,000 in CSH, and $300,000 in FY 02 funds for “ The Congolese People Are Assisted to Solve National, provincial, and Community Problems through Participatory Processes That Involve the Public, Private, and Civil Sectors, pursuant to Sec. 520 & 537 (a) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); CN # 143.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Afghanistan - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $15,961,000 in DA funds to Re-Establish Food Security; CN # 144.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Cambodia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $2,500,000 in DA funds for Increased Relevance & Quality of Basic Education; CN # 145.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Colombia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $24,000,000 in FY 03 in Andean Counterdrug Initiative funds to Promote More Responsive, Participatory and Accountable Democracy, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7) ; CN # 146.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Colombia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $60,200,000 in FY 03 in Andean Counterdrug Initiative funds to provide Economic and Social Alternatives to Illicit Crop Production, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7) ; CN # 147.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Colombia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $38,000,000 in FY 03 in Andean Counterdrug Initiative funds to provide Economic and Social Opportunities for Vulnerable Groups, Particularly Internally Displaced Persons, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7) ; CN # 148.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Guyana - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $700,000 in FY 03 in CSH for Improved HIV/AIDS Awareness, Knowledge & Applied Prevention Strategies;
CN # 149.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Haiti - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $1,300,000 in FY 03 DA for Sustainable Increased Income for the Poor; CN # 150.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Haiti - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $5,533,000 in FY 03 CSH for Healthier Families of Desired Size; CN # 151.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Haiti - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $1,700,000 in FY 03 DA funds for Increased Human Capacity; CN # 152.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Haiti - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $250,000 in FY 03 DA and $800,000 in FY 02 funds for “Genuinely Inclusive Democratic Governance Attained; CN # 153.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Angola - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $2,850,000 in FY 03 for Enhanced Household Food Security in Targeted Communities; CN # 154.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Angola - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $3,950,000 in FY 03 for Constituencies Promoting Democratic Governance Strengthened; CN # 155.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Angola - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $500,000 in FY 03 for More Market Oriented Economic Analysis Used in the Decision Making Process; CN # 156.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $13,021,000 in DA & $3,421,000 in prior year DA for Improved and Expanded Basic Education, Especially for Girls, Women, and Other under Served Populations; CN # 157.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $1,880,000 in FY 03 DA for Training Improves Work Performance of Host Country trainees and Effectiveness of the Host Country Organizations; CN # 158.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $2,516,000 in FY 03 DA for Environmental Education and Communication; CN # 159.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $3,944,000 in DA and $195,000 in prior year DA for Improved Management of Natural Forest and Tree Systems; CN # 160.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $5,487,000 in FY 03 funds for Increased Energy Efficiency; CN # 161.

USAID Congressional Notification Centrally Funded - Worldwide - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $3,000,000 in FY 03 funds for Reduced Threat to Sustainable Development From Global Climate Change; CN # 162.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Azerbaijan - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to
obligate $178,000 in FY 02 FSA Carry Over funds to Support Civil Society Better Organized and Represented;
CN # 163.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Bosnia & Herzegovina - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $1,080,000 in FY 02 AEEB funds for Accelerated Development of the Private Sector; CN # 164.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Eurasia Regional - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $250,000 in FY 02 FSA Carry Over funds for A More Economically Sound Environmentally Sustainable Energy System; CN # 165.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Georgia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $675,000 in FY 02 FSA funds for A More Responsive Local Governance, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); CN # 166.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Kyrgyzstan - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $150,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for Improved Environment for the Growth of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises; CN # 167.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Kyrgyzstan - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $5,100,000 in FSA no year funds and $690,762 in FY 03 FSA funds for Cross Cutting Programs;
CN # 168.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Russia - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $3,000,000 of FY 03 CSH for Use of Improved Health & Child Welfare Practices Increased, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7);
CN # 169.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Serbia & Montenegro - May 22, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $875,000 FY 03 AEEB funds for More Effective, Responsive and Accountable Democratic Institutions, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); CN # 170.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Tajikistan - May 23, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $726,463 in FY 03 FSA funds for Cross-Cutting Programs; CN # 171.

USAID Congressional Notification Regarding Guatemala- May 23, 2003, USAID, informing of the intent to obligate $1,000,000 in FY 02 funds for Support the Implementation of Priority Peace Accords; CN # 172.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 23, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $600,000 in FY 03 AEEB funds for the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe’s Small Arms and Light Weapons Initiative, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 23, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $400,000 in FY 03 AEEB for Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe’s Anti-Trafficking in Persons Initiative in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia and Montenegro, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 & 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 23, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $80,000 in FY 03 Africa Regional ESF towards a counter-terrorism passport project in Mauritania, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 23, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to provide $1,250,000 in FY 03 ESF to support Democracy and Human Rights Programs for the National Endowment for Democracy in accordance with Sec. 526 of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Notification of Transfer of Excess Defense Articles to the Government of Taiwan - May 27, 2003, DSCA, pursuant to Sec. 524 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Notification that the United States Intends to Support UN Resolution Regarding Deployment to Ituri of a Bangladesh Component of the UN Observer Mission - May 28, 2003, DOS; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 28, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to provide $1,205,000 in FY 02 ESF to support initiatives to end sweatshop conditions in overseas work sites that produce for the U.S. market, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 & 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 28, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to provide up to $200,000 in FY 02 ESF to support expansion of the Afghan Conservation corps, pursuant to Sections 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 28, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $60,000 in FY 02 FSA funds for training for entrepreneurs and economists from Belarus and Kaliningrad, Russia, under the Enhanced Partnership in Northern Europe, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 28, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to provide $500,000 in FY 03 ESF and $250,000 in prior-year ESF to support Democracy and Human Rights Programs for the National Endowment for Democracy in accordance with authority provided in sec. 526 of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003, (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Designation of Foreign Persons and Entities under Sec. 804 (b) of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Act - May 29, 2003, The White House, pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 1901-1908; unnumbered.

Executive Notice Regarding Sections 2 (1) and 2 (2)( c ) of the Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification of the Joint Convention on Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management - May 29, 2003, The White House; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 29, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate up to $107,967 in ESF to Support the Reintegration of Cambodian Nationals From the United States, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 29, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $17,000,000 in FY 03 FSA funds, $131,702 in FY 02 FSA funds, and $368,298 in FSA No-Year Recoveries for the Georgia Border Security and Law Enforcement, pursuant to pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 & 2003 (P.L. 107-115 & 108-7); unnumbered.

Report on Use of United States Assets in Colombia - June 2, 2003, DOS, pursuant to House Committee Report 107-663 accompanying H.R. 5410, and House Conference Report 108-10, accompanying H. J. Res. 2, enacted as the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Report to Congress on International Electronic Data System - June 2, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 603 of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002; unnumbered.

Quarterly Report on Real Estate Transactions - June 2, 2003, Under Secretary of State for Management, pursuant to the Conference Report (H. Rept. 104-863) accompanying H.R. 3610, the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act, 1997 (P.L. 104-208); unnumbered.

Amendment to the Export Administration Regulations - June 2, 2003, Bureau of Industry and Security at the Department of Commerce, pursuant to Sec. 15 ( c ) of the Export Administration Act; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - June 2, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $1,000,000 in FY 03 AEEB funds for the secondment of several individuals to the Office of the High Representative to serve as prosecutors and judges, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - June 2, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $2,550,000 for Environmental Protection in Independent States, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - June 2, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $50,000 in carryover FY 02 AEEB funds to provide housing and vehicle support for one year for a U.S. Customs Service, On-Scene Special Advisor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Message From the President of the United States - Protecting the Development Fund for Iraq and Certain Other Property in Which Iraq Has an Interest - June 2, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 204 (b) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (P.L. 95-223) and Sec. 5 of the United Nations Participation Act (P.L. 79-264); H. Doc. 108-76.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to United Arab Emirates and Canada - June, 2, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 031-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA;
Ex. Comm. 2395.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to the Republic of Korea - June, 2, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 033-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA;
Ex. Comm. 2396.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Mexico - June, 2, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 025-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; Ex. Comm. 2397.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Poland - June 2, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 017-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) and (d) of the AECA; Ex. Comm. 2398.

The Department’s Final Rule - Iraqi Sanctions Regulations; Authorizations of Non-Commercial Funds Transfers and Related Transactions, Activities by the U.S. Government and its Contractors or Grantees, Privately Financed Humanitarian Transactions, and Certain Exports and Re-exports to Iraq Received May 21, 2003 - June 2, 2003, Department of the Treasury, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 801 (a) (1) (A); Ex. Comm. 2399.

OPIC Draft Legislation Entitled, “Overseas Private Investment Corporation Amendments Act of 2003" - June 2, 2003, OPIC; Ex. Comm. 2400.

Communication From the President of the United States - Six Month Periodic Report on the National Emergency With Respect to Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and Kosovo - June 3, 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. 108-77) Ex. Comm. 2497.

Communication From the President of the United States - Periodic Report on the National Emergency Caused By the Lapse of the Export Administration Act of 1979 - June 3, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 204 ( c ) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (P.L. 95-223) and Sec. 401 ( c ) of the National Emergencies Act (P.L. 94-412); (H. Doc. 108-79) Ex. Comm. 2498.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Japan - June 3, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 040-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 (d ) of the AECA; Ex. Comm. 2499.

Communication From the President - Termination of Emergencies With Respect to Yugoslavia and Modification of Executive Order 13219 of June 26, 2001 - June 3, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 204 (b) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (P.L. 95-223) and Sections 202 (a) and 301 of the National Emergencies Act (P.L. 94-412); (H. Doc 108-78) Ex. Comm. 2500.

The Operation of the Enterprise for the Americas Facility and the Tropical Forest Conservation Act - June 5, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 710 of the Jobs through Exports Act of 1992 (P.L. 102-549) and Sec. 813 of (P.L. 105-214); unnumbered.

Report on Status of Ongoing Acquisition and Major Security Enhancement Projects and the Projected Obligations and Expenditures for the Capital Security Projects That Received Congressional Support in the Fiscal Years 2000, 2001, and 2002 Spending Plans - June 5, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 605 ( c ) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, FY 2000-2001 (P.L. 106-113); unnumbered.

Copies of International Agreements, Other Than Treaties, Entered Into By the United States - June 5, 2003, DOS, pursuant to the provisions of the Case-Zablocki Act, 1 U.S.C. 112b; Ex. Comm. 2539.

Notice of Initiation of IMET Program for Serbia and Montenegro - June 6, 2003, DSCA, pursuant to Sec. 520 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

OTHER BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 2, 2003

***Memorials***

Monday, June 2, 2003


Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Hawaii, relative to House Concurrent Resolution No. 28 memorializing the United States Congress to fully fund the Millennium Challenge Account to enable poor and hungry people around the globe to become self-reliant. Memorial No. 51.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Hawaii, relative to House Resolution No. 33 memorializing the United States Congress to fully fund the Millennium Challenge Account to enable poor and hungry people around the globe to become self-reliant. Memorial No. 52.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Hawaii, relative to House Resolution No. 34 memorializing the United States Congress to support a ban on the global gag rule. Memorial No. 53.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Hawaii, relative to House Resolution No. 59 memorializing the United states Congress to demonstrate our Nation’s commitment to human rights by ratifying the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Memorial No. 60.

Thursday, June 5, 2003


A memorial of the Legislature of the State of Hawaii, relative to House concurrent resolution No. 17 memorializing the United States congress that the governor is requested to take all necessary actions to establish a state province of Ilocos Norte in the Republic of the Philippines. Memorial No. 73.

***Senate Measures Reported***

S. 1160 (Lugar) - To authorize Millennium Challenge Assistance. (S. Rept. No. 108-55)

***Senate Hearings***

Senate Foreign Relations Committee: “Iraq Stabilization and Reconstruction: International Contributions and Resources” Testimony was heard from the Honorable Alan P. Larson, Under Secretary for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, Department of State; The Honorable Dov S. Zakheim, Under Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense; The Honorable John B. Taylor, Under Secretary for International Affairs, Department of the Treasury; The Honorable Andrew S. Natsios, Director, USAID.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee: “Life Inside North Korea” Testimony was heard from The Honorable Andrew S. Natsios, Director, USAID; Ms. Hae Nam Ji, North Korean Escapee; Kongdan Oh Hassig, Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses; Ms. Debra Liang-Fenton, Executive Director, The U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; Dr. Steve Linton, Chairman, Eugene Bell Foundation; Dr. Marcus Nolan, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics.

***Other Joint Meetings of Interest***

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission): Concluded hearings to examine democracy, human rights, and justice in Serbia, after receiving testimony from Ivan Vujacic, Ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro to the United States; Nina Bang-Jensen, Coalition for International Justice; and Elizabeth Anderson, Human Rights Watch.

***Nominations Received***

Office of the United States Trade Representative - Josette Sheeran Shiner, of Virginia, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative, with the Rank of Ambassador.