Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building

Agenda

LEGISLATION

1.  S. 2982 - International Violence Against Women Act of 2010, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

2.  S. 3688 - International Professional Exchange Act of 2010

3.  S. 1633 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2009, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

4.  S.3798 - Foreign Prison Conditions Improvement Act of 2010 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

5.  S. Con. Res. 71 - A concurrent resolution recognizing the United States national interest in helping to prevent and mitigate acts of genocide and other mass atrocities against civilians, and supporting and encouraging efforts to develop a whole of government approach to prevent and mitigate such acts, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

6.  S.Res.680 - A resolution supporting international tiger conservation efforts and the upcoming Global Tiger Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

7.  S.J.Res.37 - A joint resolution calling upon the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the 35th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

TREATIES

8.  Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Rwanda Concerning the Encouragement and Reciprocal Protection of Investment, signed at Kigali on February 19, 2008. (Treaty Doc. 110-23)

9.  International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on November 3, 2001, and signed by the United States on November 1, 2002 (Treaty Doc. 110-19)

NOMINATIONS

10. Thomas R. Nidesof the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources

11. William R. Brownfieldof Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs)

12. Suzan D. Johnson Cookof New York, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom

13. Paige Eve Alexanderof Georgia, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

14. Alan J. Patricofof New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of two years

15. Mark Greenof Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of three years

16.Larry Leon Palmer, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

17. Gregory J. Nickels, of Washington, to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

18. Carol Fulp, of Massachusetts, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

19. Jeanne Shaheen, of New Hampshire, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

20. Roger F. Wicker, of Mississippi, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-fifth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

21.  Kevin Glenn Nealer, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

22.  James Franklin Jeffrey, for the personal rank of Career Ambassador in recognition of especially distinguished service over a sustained period

23.  Nancy J. Powell, for the personal rank of Career Ambassador in recognition of especially distinguished service over a sustained period

24.  Earl A. Wayne, for the personal rank of Career Ambassador in recognition of especially distinguished service over a sustained period

FOREIGN SERVICE LISTS

25.  Heather M. Rogers, et al., dated September 23, 2010

26.  Joseph Farinella, et al., dated September 23, 2010

27.  Lloyd S. Harbert, et al., dated November 17, 2010

28.  Connor Cherer, et al., dated July 21, 2010

29.  Patricia A. Butenis, et al., September 29, 2010 

30.  Alan Hallman, et al., November 17, 2010

31.  Louis John Fintor, et al. dated November 17, 2010

 

ADDITIONAL ITEMS MAY BE ADDED…