Business Meeting

POSTPONED: Business Meeting

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Kerry Status: POSTPONED

There was no video broadcast for this event.


• S 1524, Foreign Assistance Revitalization and Accountability Act of 2009.

• S 1739, Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009, To promote freedom of the press around the world, as amended.

• S 1067, Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.

• H Con Res 36, calling on the President and the allies of the United States to raise in all appropriate bilateral and multilateral fora the case of Robert Levinson at every opportunity, urging Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance to the family of Robert Levinson, and calling on Iran to share the results of its investigation into the disappearance of Robert Levinson with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



  1. Jose W. Fernandez, of New York
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State
    Economic, Energy and Business Affairs
  2. The Honorable William E. Kennard, of the District of Columbia
    Nominee to be Representative of the United States to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador
  3. James Legarde Hudson, of the District of Columbia
    Nominee to be United States Director for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  4. The Honorable John F. Tefft, of Virginia
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Ukraine
  5. The Honorable Michael C. Polt, of Tennessee
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia
  6. Cynthia Stroum, of Washington
    Nominee to be Ambassador to Luxembourg