Business Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Menendez

Agenda

LEGISLATION:

1.     S. ___, Egypt Assistance Reform Act of 2013

2.     S. 653, To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia

3.     S. Res. 314, Commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day

4.     S. Res. 288, Supporting enhanced maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and encouraging increased cooperation between the United States and West and Central African countries to fight armed robbery at sea, piracy, and other maritime threats

5.     S. Res. 312, Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United States civilians in our Nation’s history

6.     S. Res. 75, Condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, with amendments

7.     S. Res. 318, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the critical need for political reform in Bangladesh, and for other purposes

NOMINATIONS:

8.     Ms. Dana J. Hyde, of Maryland, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation

9.     Mr. Mark E. Lopes, of Arizona, to be United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank for a Term of Three Years

10.  Mr. Keith M. Harper, of Maryland, to be the United States Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council

Additional items to be added…