Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF JANUARY 3, 2005

***Meetings/Hearings/Markups***

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF JANUARY 3, 2005

No Committee Business Scheduled

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEKS OF DECEMBER 20-27, 2004

No Committee Business Scheduled

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

United Nations Documents – October 7, 2004, DOS, pursuant to P.L. 107-228; unnumbered.

Participation of Taiwan in the WHO – October 19, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 1 ( c ) in the Participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization Act, 2004 (P.L. 108-235); unnumbered.

Final Rule Amending the Export Administration Regulations – December 3, 2004, Dept. of Commerce, pursuant to Sec. 15 ( c ) of the Export Administration Act, 1979 (P.L.96-72); unnumbered.

Report to Congress on Fiscal Year 2004 Competitive Sourcing Requirements – December 7, 2004, The Director of the Peace Corps, pursuant to Sec. 647 (b) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act; unnumbered.

Diplomatic Construction Project – United States Embassy, Ankara, Turkey – December 10, 2004, Under Secretary of State for Management, pursuant to Sec. 160 (a) of the FRAA, 1988 & 1989 (P.L. 100-204), as amended by Sec. 135 of the FRAA, 1990 & 1991 (P.L. 101-246); unnumbered.

Amendment to the Export Administration Regulations – December 14, 2004, Dept. of Commerce, pursuant to Sec. 15 ( c ) of the Export Administration Act, 1979 (P.L. 96-72); unnumbered.

Bilateral Debt Reduction Agreement with the Government of Mali – December 14, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 501 of Title V of the Miscellaneous Appropriations Act, 2000 (P.L. 106-113); unnumbered.

Bilateral Debt Reduction Agreement with the Government of Senegal – December 14, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 501 of Title V of the Miscellaneous Appropriations Act, 2000 (P.L. 106-113); unnumbered.

Notice of Intent to Initiate FY05 Security Assistance for Pakistan – December 15, 2004, DSCA, pursuant to Sec. 520 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 16, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $150,000 in FY 04 FSA carryover funds to provide international support for the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961; and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

 30 Day Advance Notification of Transfer of Excess Defense Articles to the Government of Iraq – December 17, 2004, DOS/DSCA, pursuant to Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Charter of the Shipping Coordinating Committee – December 17, 2004, DOS, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, P.L. 92-463; unnumbered.

Notice to Reprogram Funding to Construct a New Embassy Compound in Port au Prince, Haiti – December 17, 2004, Under Secretary of State for Management, pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

Certification that Israel has Paid All Parking Fines and Penalties – December 17,  2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 543 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Memorandum of Justification Regarding Liberia – December 17, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 512 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 17, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $215,000 in AEEB carryover funds to support a Returns Coordinator in Kosovo, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961; and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 17, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $1,000,000 in FY 05 ESF to support African Union Efforts and Sudanese Opposition Talks, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961and sections 515 & 520 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

 Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 17, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to provide up to $17,284,000 in FY 05 PKO funds for Multinational Force and Observers, East Timor, and OSCE, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 17, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $17,947,250 in FY04 ESF for MEPI, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961; and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

 Presidential Determination, Policy Justification, and Report on Suspension of Limitations under the Jerusalem Embassy Act – December 20, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 7 (a) of the Jerusalem Embassy Act, 1995 (P.L. 104-45); unnumbered.

Determination and Memorandum of Justification Regarding Assistance to the Dominican Republic – December 20, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 620 (q) of the FAA of 1961, and Sec. 512 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Memorandum of Justification Regarding the Drawdown to Support the Government of Afghanistan – December 20, 2004, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 202 of the AFSA, 2002 (P.L. 107-327); unnumbered.

Project Certification for Memorandum of Agreement between the U.S. and Israel – December 22, 2004, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, pursuant to sec. 27 (f) of the AECA and Sec. 1 (f) of Ex. Order 11958.

Amendment to the Export Administration Regulations – December 23, 2004, Dept. of Commerce, pursuant to Sec. 15 ( c ) of the Export Administration Act; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – December 27, 2004, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $170,420,300 for water, electricity, and health projects in Fallujah, Najaf, Sadr City, and Samarra, pursuant to IRRF Emergency Supplemental Appropriations act for Defense and for the Reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, 2004 (P.L. 108-106); unnumbered.

Report on Proposed Obligations of Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Funds for Weapons Destruction and Non-Proliferation in the Soviet Union and the Republic of Albania – December 28, 2004, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, pursuant to Sec. 1302 of the NDAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-375); unnumbered.

Notification Informing of Department of State’s Intention to Initiate IMET for Iraq – December 29, 2004, DSCA, pursuant to Title III, Military Assistance, IMET, of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.