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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the Committee will meet TOMORROW, Thursday, July 27 at 10 a.m. to consider:

H. Res. 128, supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia (Mr. Smith).

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

H. Res. 259, expressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela (Mr. DeSantis).

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

H. Res. 311, recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia (Mr. Castro).

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

H. Res. 357, reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Canada, recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances United States national interests, and urging increased bilateral cooperation on security, economic issues, and energy, and for other purposes (Mr. Duncan).

H. Res. 359, urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members (Mr. Deutch).

H. Res. 449, urging the Government of Kenya and Kenya’s political parties to respect democratic principles and hold credible, peaceful, and transparent elections in August 2017 (Mr. Engel).

H.R. 1918, Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen), to oppose loans at international financial institutions for the Government of Nicaragua unless the Government of Nicaragua is taking effective steps to hold free, fair, and transparent elections, and for other purposes.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is expected to be offered by Ms. Ros-Lehtinen.

H.R. 2061, North Korea Human Rights Reauthorization Act (Ms. Ros-Lehtinen), to reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

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

H.R. 2408, Protecting Girls’ Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings (Mr. Chabot), to enhance the transparency, improve the coordination, and intensify the impact of assistance to support access to primary and secondary education for displaced children and persons, including women and girls, and for other purposes.

What:
Markup: H. Res. 128, H. Res. 259, H. Res. 311, H. Res. 357, H. Res. 359, H. Res. 449, H.R. 1918, H.R. 2061, and H.R. 2408

When:
10 a.m. on Thursday, July 27

Where:
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

 

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