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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 on Tuesday, May 16th. 

What: Markup of H.R. 3099, H.R. 1779, and H.Res. 81

Date: Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

Time: 11:00amET

Location: U.S. Capitol, HVC-210


H.R. 3205, To disrupt the international fentanyl supply chain, and for other purposes;

H.R. 3203, To impose sanctions with respect to Chinese producers of synthetic opioids and opioid precursors, to hold Chinese officials accountable for the spread of illicit fentanyl, and for other purposes;

H.R. 3202, To prohibit any official action to recognize or normalize relations with any Government of Syria that is led by Bashar al-Assad, and for other purposes;

H.R. 3099, To establish in the Department of State the position of Special Envoy for the Abraham Accords, and for other purposes;

H.Res. 81, Calling on the President to support the creation of a Special Tribunal for the Punishment of the Crime of Aggression against Ukraine.

H.Res. 377, Calling for the immediate release of Evan Gershkovich, a United States citizen and journalist, who was wrongfully detained by the Government of the Russian Federation in March 2023;

H.Res 272, Calling on the Government of the Russian Federation to immediately release United States citizen Paul Whelan; and

H.R. 1176, To amend the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 to provide that the United States, as a member of any international organizations, should oppose any attempts by the People’s Republic of China to resolve Taiwan’s status by distorting the decisions, language, policies, or procedures of the organization, and for other purposes.


***Measures may be added. Check here for updates. ***

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