Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Full Committee Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 U.S. Capitol Presiding: Senator Kerry

There was no video broadcast for this event.



1.   S. 1023, the Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011

2.   S. 414, the International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2011

3.   S. Res. 372, a resolution recognizing the importance of the United States-Egypt relationship, and urging the Government of Egypt to protect civil liberties and cease intimidation and prosecution of civil society workers and democracy activists, and for other purposes

4.   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 an amendment in the nature of a substitute

5.   S. Res. 370, a resolution calling for democratic change in Syria

6.   S. Res. 342, a resolution honoring the life and legacy of Laura Pollan


7.   Ms. Tara D. Sonenshine, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

8.   Mr. Earl W. Gast, of California, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

9.   Ms. Anne Claire Richard, of New York, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration

10.   Mr. Robert E. Whitehead, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Togolese Republic

11.   The Honorable Nancy J. Powell, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to the Republic of India

12.   The Honorable Larry L. Palmer, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

13.   The Honorable Phyllis M. Powers, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Nicaragua

14.   Mr. Jonathan D. Farrar, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Panama


15.   Jason P. Jeffreys, et. al., dated November 8, 2011

16.   Ronald P. Verdonk, et. al., dated December 15,   2011

17.   James A. Bever, et. al., dated October 12, 2011, with the exception of R. Douglass Arbuckle, of Florida

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