Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Time: 09:45 AM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Corker

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


LEGISLATION

1.  S. 2184, Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015, with an amendment

2.  H.R. 515, International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking, with amendments

3.  S. Res. ___, Calling upon the President to condemn the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, and other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants and to urge the prosecution of the perpetrators and those complicit in these crimes

4. S. Res. 302, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of Israel and in condemnation of Palestinian terror attacks

NOMINATIONS

5.  Ms. Linda I. Etim, of Wisconsin, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

6.  The Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the United Mexican States

7.  Mr. Marc Jonathan Sievers, of Maryland, 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 Sultanate of Oman

8.  Ms. Elisabeth I. Millard, of Virginia, 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 Tajikistan

9.  Mr. Kenneth Damian Ward, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

10. The Honorable Deborah R. Malac, of Virginia, 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 Uganda

11. Ms. Lisa J. Peterson, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Swaziland

12. Mr. H. Dean Pittman, of the District of Columbia, 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 Mozambique

13. The Honorable Peter William Bodde, of Maryland, 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 Libya

14. Mr. John Morton, of Massachusetts, to be Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

15. The Honorable Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Ambassador, to be an Under Secretary of State (Political Affairs)

TREATIES

16.  Protocol Amending the Convention between the United States of America and the Swiss Confederation for the Avoidance of Double Taxation With Respect to Taxes on Income, Signed at Washington on October 2, 1996, signed at September 23, at Washington, as corrected by an exchange of notes effected November 16, 2010, and a related agreement effected by an exchange of notes on September 23, 2009 (Treaty Doc. 112-1)

17.   Protocol Amending the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital, Signed on May 20, 2009 at Luxembourg and a Related Agreement Effected by the Exchange of Notes Also Signed on May 20, 2009 (Treaty Doc. 111-8)

18.  Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Hungary for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income, Signed on February 4, 2010, at Budapest, and a Related Agreement Effected by an Exchange of Notes on February 4, 2010 (Treaty Doc. 111-7)

19.  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 Exchanges of Notes Effected February 25, 2011, and February 10 and 21, 2012, and a Related Agreement Effected By Exchange of Notes on February 4, 2010 (Treaty Doc. 112-8)

20.  Protocol Amending the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, Done at Paris on May 27, 2010 which was signed by the United States on May 27, 2010 (Treaty Doc. 112-5)

21.  Protocol Amending the Convention between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Spain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion With Respect to Taxes on Income (Treaty Doc. 113-4)

22.  Convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Poland For the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income (Treaty Doc. 113-5)

23.  The Protocol Amending the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and a related agreement entered into by an exchange of notes (together the "proposed Protocol"), both signed on January 24, 2013, at Washington, together with correcting notes exchanged March 9 and March 29, 2013 (Treaty Doc. 114-1)

 

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