Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF December 1, 2003

***Meetings/Hearings/Markups***

 

No Committee Business Scheduled

 

COMMITTEE BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24, 2003

 

***Hearings/Meetings/Markups***

 

No Committee Business Scheduled

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

 

Performance and Accountability Report for FY 2003 - November 14, 2003, Dept. Of the Treasury; unnumbered.

Notice of Intention By the CPA to Spend $60,000 to Promote Rule of Law and Governance in Iraq - November 18, 2003, Under Secretary of Defense; unnumbered.

Determination and Memorandum of Justification Regarding the Union of Comoros - November 19, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 508 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Notice of President’s Designation of Kuwait as a Major Non-NATO Ally - November 24, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the FAA of 1961; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Israel - November 19, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 119-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to the United Kingdom - November 19, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 092-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Memorandum of Justification Regarding Liberia - November 20, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 620 (q) of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 512 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002 & 2003 (P.L. 107-115 & P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Saudi Arabia - November 20, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 097-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to Saudi Arabia - November 20, 2003, DSCA (T. No. 04-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 (b) (1) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - November 20, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate a total of $9,982,328 of FY 2000 supplemental appropriations funds and 2003 ACI funds for Colombia, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and the provisions of Title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7) and sections 515 and 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2000 and 2003 (P.L. 106-113 & 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - November 20, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $5,000,000 in FY 03 AEEB funds to assist Bosnia and Herzegovina to support a domestic war crimes tribunal, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - November 20, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate up to $8,155,874 in FY 01 INCLE funds to provide salaries and support for the civilian police contingent to UNMIL police mission, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2001 (P.L. 106-429); unnumbered.

Program Description of Two Senior Advisors Assisting the U.S. Chief Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan - November 21, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and Chapter 2 of Title II of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense and the Reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, 2004 (P.L. 108-106); unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Korea, the United Kingdom, and The Netherlands - November 21, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 122-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Korea and Germany - November 21, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 110-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Manufacturing License Agreement with Canada - November 21, 2003, DOS (DTC 121-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 (d) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to the Pacific Ocean/International Waters - November 21, 2003, DOS, (Transmittal No. DTC 125-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - November 21, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $3,000,000 of FY 03 ACI funds for the Colombian National Police, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961 and sections 515 & 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2003 (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Fourth Report on Kosovo Peacekeeping - September 2003 - November 24, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 1213 of the National Defense Authorization Act, 2001 (P.L. 106-398); unnumbered.

Notification of Transfer of Excess Defense Articles to the Government of Israel - November 25, 2003, DSCA, total estimated value to be $604,800.00, pursuant to sec. 516 of the FAA of 1961; unnumbered.

***Hearings/Markups Printed***

U.S. Security Policy in Asia and the Pacific: Restructuring America’s Forward Deployment - June 26, 2003, hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Serial No. 108-52.

Turkey’s Future Direction and U.S. - Turkey Relations - October 1, 2003, hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe; Serial No. 108-50.

To Limit United States Assistance for Ethiopia and Eritrea if Those Countries Are Not in Compliance With the Terms and Conditions of Agreements Entered into by the Two Countries to End Hostilities and Provide for a Demarcation of the Border Between the Two Countries, and for Other Purpose - October 16, 2003, markup before the Subcommittee on Africa; Serial No. 108-51.

OTHER BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24, 2003

***Nominations Received***

Department of Defense - Lawrence T. Di Rita, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.

Export-Import Bank of the United States - April H. Foley, of New York, to be First Vice President for the remainder of the term expiring January 20, 2005.

Untied Nations - Ann M. Corkery, of Virginia, to be an Alternate Representative of the USA to the Fifty-eighth Session of the General Assembly.

Untied Nations - Benjamin A. Gilman, of New York, to be an Alternate Representative of the USA to the Fifty-eighth Session of the General Assembly.

Untied Nations - Walid Maalouf, of Virginia, to be an Alternate Representative of the USA to the Fifty-eighth Session of the General Assembly.

OPIC - Sanford Gottesman, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors for a term expiring December 17, 2005.

OPIC - Diane M. Ruebling, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors for a term expiring December 17, 2005.

OPIC - C. William Swank, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors for a term expiring December 17, 2005.

United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy - James M. Strock, of California, to be a Member.

Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting - Robert Hurley McKinney, of Indiana, to be a Member for a term expiring October 27, 2004.

*November 21, 2003