Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Time: 02:30 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Kerry

Agenda

LEGISLATION
 
1.   S. Res. 356, a resolution expressing support for the people of Tibet, with an amendment.
 
2.   S. Res. 395, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the NATO summit to be held in Chicago, Illinois from May 20 through 21, 2012, with an amendment.
 
3.   S. Res. 397, a resolution promoting peace and stability in Sudan, and for other purposes, with amendments in the nature of a substitute.
 
4.   S. Res. 80, a resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
 
5.   S. Res. 391, a resolution condemning violence by the Government of Syria against journalists, and expressing the sense of the Senate on freedom of the press in Syria, with an amendment.
 
6.   S. Res. 344, a resolution supporting the democratic aspirations of the Nicaraguan people and calling attention to the deterioration of constitutional order in Nicaragua, with amendments in the nature of a substitute.
 
NOMINATIONS
 
7.   Ms. Julissa Reynoso, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay
 
8.   Ms. Gina K. Abercrombie-Winstanley, of Ohio, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Malta
 
9.   The Honorable Frederick D. Barton,  of Maine, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Conflict and Stabilization Operations)
 
10.  The Honorable Frederick D. Barton, of Maine, to be Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization
 
11.  The Honorable William E. Todd, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia
 
12.  Ms. Sara Margalit Aviel, of California, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
 
13.  The Honorable Pamela A. White, of Maine, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti
 
14.  The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, of Louisiana, to be Director General of the Foreign Service
 
15.  The Honorable Carlos Pascual, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Energy Resources)
 
16.  Mr. John Christopher Stevens, of California, to be Ambassador to Libya
 
17.  Mr. Jacob Walles, of Delaware, to be Ambassador to the Tunisian Republic
 
18.  The Honorable Tracey Ann Jacobson, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Kosovo
 
19.  Mr. Mark A. Pekala, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Latvia
 
20.  The Honorable Richard B. Norland, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to Georgia
 
21.  The Honorable Kenneth Merten, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia
 
22.  Mr. Jeffrey D. Levine, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia
 
FOREIGN SERVICE LISTS
 
23.  Olga Ford, et al., dated February 2, 2012
 
24.  Morgan D. Haas and Stephen L. Wixon, dated February 29, 2012
 
25.   Terry L. Murphree, et. al., dated February 2, 2012