Full Committee Hearing

Business Meeting


Full Committee Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: S-116 Presiding: Senator Menendez

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.



NOMINATIONS:

1. Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, of Georgia, to be Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, with the rank of Ambassador

2. The Honorable Barbara A. Leaf, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs)

3. Ms. Maria Fabiana Jorge, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank

4. Mr. Leopoldo Martinez Nucete, of Virginia, to be United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of three years

5. Mr. Douglas T. Hickey, of Idaho, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Finland

6. The Honorable Aline L. Romanowski, of Illinois, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq

7. Mr. Steven H. Fagin, of New Jersey, 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 Yemen

8. The Honorable Rebecca Eliza Gonzales, of Texas, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with rank of Ambassador

9. Dr. Monde Muyangwa, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development


LEGISLATION:

10. S. 3666, ACES Act

11. S. 816, Diplomatic Support and Security Act of 2021, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

12. S.J.Res.17, A joint resolution requiring the advice and consent of the Senate or an Act of Congress to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty and authorizing related litigation, and for other purposes

13. S. 3199, Ethiopia Peace and Democracy Promotion Act of 2021, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

14. S. 3491, Commission on Reform and Modernization of the Department of State for the 21st Century Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

15. S. 3492, A bill to address the importance of foreign affairs training in national security, and for other purposes, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

16. S. 3591, United States-Ecuador Partnership Act of 2022, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

17. S.Res.427, A resolution to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements with Cambodia and to call upon all signatories to those Agreements to fulfill their commitments to secure a peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign Cambodia

18. S.Res.446, A resolution commending the Government of Lithuania for its resolve in increasing ties with Taiwan and supporting its firm stance against coercion by the Chinese Communist Party

19. S.Res.456, A resolution expressing support for a free, fair, and peaceful December 4, 2021, election in The Gambia, with amendments

20. S.Res.473, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the necessity of maintaining the United Nations arms embargo on South Sudan until conditions for peace, stability, democracy, and development exist

21. S.Res.503, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People's Republic of China should immediately guarantee the safety and freedom of tennis star Peng Shuai, with amendments

22. S.Res.547, A resolution recognizing the 201st anniversary of Greek Independence and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States

23. S.Con.Res.20, A concurrent resolution condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan

TREATY

24. The Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Chile for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital, signed in Washington on February 4, 2010, with a Protocol signed the same day, as corrected by exchange of notes effected February 25, 2011, and February 10 and 21, 2012, and a related agreement effected by exchange of notes (the "related Agreement") on February 4, 2010 (Treaty Document 112-8)

FSO LISTS

25. Bryan Patrick Abraham, et al., dated February 28, 2022 (PN 1810)

26. Ranissa V. Adityavarman, et al., dated February 28, 2022 (PN 1811)

 

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