(1) Relations of the United States with foreign nations
(2) Acquisition of land and buildings for embassies and legations in foreign
(3) Establishment of boundary lines between the United States and foreign
(4) Export controls, including nonproliferation of nuclear technology and
(5) Foreign loans.
(6) International commodity agreements (other than those involving sugar),
including all agreements for cooperation in the export of nuclear technology and
(7) International conferences and congresses.
(8) International education.
(9) Intervention abroad and declarations of war.
(10) Diplomatic service.
(11) Measures to foster commercial intercourse with foreign nations and to
safeguard American business abroad.
(12) International economic policy.
(14) Protection of American citizens abroad and expatriation.
(15) The American National Red Cross.
(16) Trading with the enemy.
(17) United Nations organizations.
There shall be seven (7) standing subcommittees. The names and
jurisdiction of those subcommittees shall be as follows:
1. Functional Subcommittees
There shall be two subcommittees with functional jurisdiction:
Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation.—Oversight
and legislative responsibilities over the United States' efforts to
manage and coordinate international programs to combat terrorism as
coordinated by the Department of State and other agencies, including
diplomatic, economic, and military assistance programs in areas designed
to prevent terrorism, and efforts intended to identify, arrest, and
bring international terrorists to justice. Oversight of, and (to the
degree applicable to matters outside the Foreign Assistance Act, the
Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Act, sanctions laws
pertaining to individual countries and the provision of foreign
assistance) legislation pertaining to: nonproliferation including
matters relating to arms transfer policy; export control policy
including the transfer of dual-use equipment and technology; matters
involving nuclear, chemical, biological and other weapons of mass
destruction; legislation aimed at the promotion of sanctions and other
nonproliferation matters generally.
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.—With
the concurrence of the Full Committee Chairman, oversight and
investigations of all matters within the jurisdiction of the Committee.
2. Regional Subcommittees
There shall be five subcommittees with regional jurisdiction: the
Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats; the Subcommittee on
the Middle East and Central Asia; the Subcommittee on the Western
Hemisphere; the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and
International Operations; and the Subcommittee on Asia and the
Pacific. Two of the regional subcommittees, the Subcommittee on
Europe and Emerging Threats and the Subcommittee on Africa,
Global Human Rights and International Operations, shall also have
The regional subcommittees shall have jurisdiction over the following
within their respective regions:
(1) Matters affecting the political relations between the United
States and other countries and regions, including resolutions or
other legislative measures directed to such relations.
(2) Legislation with respect to disaster assistance outside the
Foreign Assistance Act, boundary issues, and international claims.
(3) Legislation with respect to region or country specific loans or
other financial relations outside the Foreign Assistance Act.
(4) Resolutions of disapproval under section 36(b) of the Arms
Export Control Act, with respect to foreign military sales.
(5) Legislation and oversight regarding human rights practices in
(6) Oversight of regional lending institutions.
(7) Oversight of matters related to the regional activities of the
United Nations, of its affiliated agencies, and of other
(8) Identification and development of options for meeting future
problems and issues relating to U.S. interests in the region.
(9) Base rights and other facilities access agreements and regional
(10) Oversight of matters relating to parliamentary conferences and
exchanges involving the region.
(11) Concurrent oversight jurisdiction with respect to matters
assigned to the functional subcommittees insofar as they may affect
(12) Oversight of all foreign assistance activities affecting the
(13) Such other matters as the Chairman of the Full Committee may
The Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats.—In
addition to its regional jurisdiction, responsibility for legislation
and oversight over emerging threats.
The Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International
Operations.—In addition to its regional
jurisdiction, responsibility for oversight of, and (to the degree
applicable to matters outside the Foreign Assistance Act, the Arms
Export Control Act, the Export Administration Act, and the provision of
foreign assistance) legislation pertaining to implementation of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and other matters relating to
internationally-recognized human rights, including sanctions legislation
aimed at the promotion of human rights and democracy generally; the
Department of State and related agency operations; the diplomatic
service; foreign buildings; parliamentary conferences and exchanges;
and, the American Red Cross; oversight of international population
planning and child survival activities; the United Nations, its
affiliated agencies and other international organizations, including
assessed and voluntary contributions to such organizations;
international broadcasting; and, public diplomacy, including
international communication, information policy, international
education, and cultural programs.