Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 Presiding: Senator Corker
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Agenda


LEGISLATION


1. S. 1252, Global Food Security Act of 2015, with an amendment


2. S. Res 375, A resolution raising awareness of modern slavery


3. S Res. 368, A resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and the end of the country's enduring internal armed conflict and recognizing United States support for Colombia at the 15th anniversary of Plan Colombia

4.  S. Res. 388, A resolution supporting the goals of International Women’s Day, with an amendment


5. S. Res. ___ , A resolution that expresses profound concern over the prosecution and conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed without due process and urges the Government of the Maldives to take all necessary steps to redress this injustice, release all political prisoners, and to ensure due process and freedom from political prosecution for all the people of the Maldives


6. S. Res. 378, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the courageous work and life of Russian opposition leader Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov and renewing the call for a full and transparent investigation into the tragic murder of Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov in Moscow on February 27, 2015

7.  S. Res. 383, A resolution recognizing the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation

8. S. Res. 370, A resolution recognizing that for nearly 40 years, the United States and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, with an amendment

NOMINEES


9. The Honorable Catherine Ann Novelli, of Virginia, to be United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


10. The Honorable Karen Brevard Stewart, of Florida, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Marshall Islands


11. Mr. Amos J. Hochstein, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Energy Resources)

12. Mr. Robert Annan Riley III, of Florida, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister- Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federated States of Micronesia


13. Mr. Matthew John Matthews, of Oregon, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister- Counselor, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Senior Official for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum

14. Ms. Marcela Escobari, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

FSO LISTS


15. Cheryl L. Anderson, et al., dated 11/19/15 (PN 952)


16. Jennifer M. Adams, et al., dated 2/10/16 (PN 953)


17. Daryl Arthur Brehm, et al., dated January 19, 2016 (PN 1086)


18. Holly S. Higgins, et al., dated January 19, 2016 (PN 1089)

19. Eric Del Valle, et al., dated May 07, 2015 (PN 464)

 

20. John McCaslin, dated February 22, 2016 (PN 1156)

 

21. Laurie Farris, et al., dated February 22, 2016 (PN 1157)

22. Scott Hocklander, et al., dated January 19, 2016 (PN 1087)

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