Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced that the Committee will meet TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. to consider:

H. Res. 281, (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) Expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience, in the People’s Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their religious beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Chairman Royce.

H.R. 3398, the Girls Count Act of 2014, (Mr. Chabot) To authorize the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to provide assistance to support the rights of women and girls in developing countries, and for other purposes

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Mr. Chabot.

H.R. 5041, (Mr. Lamborn) To require the Secretary of State to offer rewards totaling up to $5,000,000 for information on the kidnapping and murder of Naftali Fraenkel, a dual United States-Israeli citizen, that began on June 12, 2014

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered.

H.R. 5206, (Mr. Grayson) To allow Foreign Service and other executive agency employees to designate beneficiaries of their death benefits.

H.R. __, (Mr.____) To authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system

H. Res. 683, (Mr. Vargas) Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the current situation in Iraq and the urgent need to protect religious minorities from persecution from the Sunni Islamist insurgent and terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) as it expands its control over areas in northwestern Iraq

Markup: H. Res. 281, H.R. 3398, H.R. 5041, H.R. 5206, H.R. __, H. Res. 683

10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

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