Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF AUGUST 15, 2005

NO COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED – HOUSE IN RECESS

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

Review of Controls Over the Export of Chemical and Biological Commodities – May 2005, DHS, pursuant to the Inspector General Act, 1978 (P.L. 95-452); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – July 27, 2005, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $200,000 in FY04 Africa Regional ESF to develop and implement a series of journalism training programs for participants from francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, as amended, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – July 27, 2005, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate up to $1,488,000 in ESF for Summit of the Americas Support, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, as amended, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

 Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – July 27, 2005, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $125,000 in FY04 AEEB funds for American Corners in Kosovo, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, as amended, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

 Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – July 28, 2005, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $9.7 million in FY04 and FY05 for the Trans Sahara Counter Terrorism Initiative, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, as amended, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199) & 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet – July 28, 2005, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $750,000 in FY04 ESF for enhancing prosecutor capabilities in Indonesia, pursuant to Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961, as amended, and Sec. 515 of the FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

The Emergency Plan for Aids Relief – July 28, 2005, DOS, pursuant to the Statement of Managers accompanying FOAA, 2004 (P.L. 108-199); unnumbered.

Presidential Determination No. 2005-29 Re: Waiver of Restrictions on Providing Funds to the PA – July 29, 2005, DOS, pursuant to sections 550, 515, and 529 of the FY05 FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447), Sec. 634A of the FAA of 1961; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Russia, Ukraine and Norway…– July 29, 2005, DOS (Transmittal No. DDTC 024-05), 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 Russia and Kazakhstan– July 29, 2005, DOS (Transmittal No. DDTC 025-05), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction – July 30, 2005, pursuant to Sec. 3001 of Title III of the 2004 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense and for the Reconstruction of Iraq Afghanistan, 2004, (P.L. 108-106); unnumbered.

Determination and Certification Re: Colombian Armed Forces – August 2, 2005, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 563 of the FOAA, Division D, 2004 (P.L. 108-199) and Sec. 556 of the FOAA, 2005 (P.L. 108-447); unnumbered.  

***Hearings/Markups Printed***

The Volcker Interim Report on the United Nations Oil-For-Food Program – February 9, 2005, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing; Serial No. 109-28.

The Korean Peninsula: Six-Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue – March 10, 2005, Full Committee hearing; Serial No. 109-26.

Indonesia in Transition: Recent Developments and Implications for U.S. Policy – March 10, 2005, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific hearing; Serial No. 109-41.

The United Nations Oil-For-Food Program: The Cotenca and Saybolt Inspection Firms – March 17, 2005, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing; Serial No. 109-27.

A Global Review of Human Rights: Examining the State Department’s 2004 Annual Report – March 17, 2005, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations hearing; Serial No. 109-35.

Focus on a Changing Japan – April 20, 2005, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific hearing; Serial No. 109-33.

Islamic Extremism in Europe – April 27, 2005, Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats; Serial No. 109-34.

U.N. Peacekeeping Reform: Seeking Greater Accountability and Integrity – May 18, 2005, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations; Serial No. 109-42.