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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul announced the full committee will hold a markup to consider various measures regarding export controls, prohibiting US contributions to UNRWA, restricting Iran’s access to U.S. goods and technology to manufacture missiles and long-range drones, designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization, and enhancing efforts to end international human trafficking on Tuesday, February 6th.

What: Markup of H.R. 7151, H.R. 6609, H.R. 7089, H.Con.Res. 27, H.R. 6603, H.Res. 82, H.R. 7159, H.Res. 965, H.R. 6046, H.R. 7122, and H.R. 7152.

Date: Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

Time: 10:00 am ET

Location: U.S. Capitol, HVC-210


H.R. 6609, To amend the Arms Export Control Act to increase the dollar amount thresholds under sections 3 and 36 of that Act relating to proposed transfers or sales of defense articles or services under that Act, and for other purposes;

H.R. 7089, To authorize the Diplomatic Security Services of the Department of State to investigate allegations of violations of conduct constituting offenses under chapter 77 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes;

H.Con.Res. 27, Condemning Russia’s unjust and arbitrary detention of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza who has stood up in defense of democracy, the rule of law, and free and fair elections in Russia;

H.R. 6603, To apply foreign-direct product rules to Iran;

H.Res. 82, Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the need to designate Nigeria a Country of Particular Concern for engaging in and tolerating systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom, the need to appoint a Special Envoy for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, and for other purposes;

H.R. 7159, To bolster United States engagement with the Pacific Islands region, and for other purposes;

H.Res. 965, Calling for the immediate release of Ryan Corbett, a United States citizen, who was wrongfully detained by the Taliban on August 10, 2022, and condemning the wrongful detention of Americans by the Taliban; 

H.R. 6046, To designate Ansarallah as a foreign terrorist organization and impose certain sanctions on Ansarallah, and for other purposes;

H.R. 7122, To prohibit aid that will benefit Hamas, and for other purposes; and

H.R. 7152, To direct the Secretary of State to establish a national registry of Korean American divided families, and for other purposes.


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