Full Committee Hearing

Business Meeting


Full Committee Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 Time: 11:00 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. The Honorable Mari Carmen Aponte, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama

2. Ms. Michelle Kwan, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belize

3. The Honorable Elizabeth H. Richard, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism, with the rank and status of Ambassador at Large

LEGISLATION:

4. S.4171, International Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022

5. S.1160, FENTANYL Results Act, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

6. S.3211, Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Reauthorization and Improvements Act of 2021, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

7. S.3861, Somaliland Partnership Act

8. S.3895, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2022, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute

9. H.R. 4250, War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

10. H.R. 6089, Stop Iranian Drones Act

11. H.R. 7276, Ukraine Invasion War Crimes Deterrence and Accountability Act

12. S.Con.Res.40, A concurrent resolution welcoming the Prime Minister of Greece to the United States for an address to a joint meeting of Congress

13. S. Res. 124, A resolution celebrating the heritage of Romani Americans, with amendments

14. S. Res. 394, A resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of Radio Free Asia and its mission to provide an independent source of news to closed societies in Asia, with amendments

15. S. Res. 458, A resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Children's Fund, with amendments

16. S. Res. 540, A resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day, with amendments

17. S. Res. 568, A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "Countering International Parental Child Abduction Month" and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should raise awareness of the harm caused by international parental child abduction

18. S. Res. 589, A resolution recognizing, honoring, and commending the women of Ukraine who have contributed to the fight for freedom and the defense of Ukraine, with amendments

19. S. Res. 638, A resolution commending the Government and people of the Republic of Moldova for their heroic efforts to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing President Putin's illegal war against Ukraine, with amendments

20. S. Res. 646, A resolution expressing the Senate’s support for Finland and Sweden’s accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the expedited ratification of accession protocols

FSO LISTS:

21. Roxana Aguirre, et al., dated November 17, 2021 (PN 1417)

22. Barrett David Bumpas, et al., dated February 28, 2022 (PN 1812), as modified

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