Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will meet to consider the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 2323), bipartisan legislation introduced by Chairman Royce to  improve the missions, objectives, and effectiveness of U.S. international broadcasters.  To learn more about the Chairman’s efforts to reform U.S. international broadcasting, click here.

The Committee will also consider the following measures:

  • H.R. 1853, (Mr. Salmon) To direct the President to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization, and for other purposes
  • H.R. 2100, (Mr. Chabot) the Girls Count Act of 2015
  • H. Res. 213, (Ms. Bass) Condemning the April 2015 terrorist attack at the Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya, and reaffirming the United States support for the people and Government of Kenya, and for other purposes
  • H. Res. 235, (Mr. Salmon) Expressing deepest condolences to and solidarity with the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015

Markup: H.R. 1853, H.R. 2100, H.R. 2323, H. Res. 213, and H. Res. 235

10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 21

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

***See www.foreignaffairs.house.gov for updates.

***Coverage note:  All Foreign Affairs Committee proceedings are webcast live at foreignaffairs.house.gov/live-video-feed.