Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Menendez

Agenda

LEGISLATION:

1. S. 2142, Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014

2. S. Res. 412, Reaffirming the strong support of the United States Government for freedom of navigation and other internationally lawful uses of sea and airspace in the Asia-Pacific region, and for the peaceful diplomatic resolution of outstanding territorial and maritime claims and disputes

3. S. Res. 421, A resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and military achievement by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending them for leadership and valor in an operation that helped bring an end to World War II

4. S. Res. 426, A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day

5. S. Res. 451, A resolution recalling the Government of China's forcible dispersion of those peaceably assembled in Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, in light of China's continued abysmal human rights record

NOMINATIONS:
6. Mr. Michael Anderson Lawson, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization

7. Mr. Michael W. Kempner, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2015

8. Mr. Noah Bryson Mamet, of California, to be Ambassador to the Argentine Republic

9. The Honorable Paige Eve Alexander, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Middle East, United States Agency for International Development


10. Ms. Alice G. Wells, of Washington, to be Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

11. Mr. Thomas P. Kelly III, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti
12. Ms. Cassandra Q. Butts, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

13. Mr. Sunil Sabharwal, of California, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of two years

14. Mr. Matthew T. McGuire, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years

15. Ms. Mileydi Guilarte, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank

16. Mr. Andrew H. Schapiro, of Illinois, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Czech Republic

17. Ms. Nina Hachigian, of California, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador