July 11, 2003 - House International Relations Committee: House to consider Peace Corps Bill on Tuesday, July 15

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House to consider Peace Corps Bill on Tuesday, July 15

Representative Henry Hyde, Chairman of the House International Relations Committee, architect of the compromise that led to HR 2441, the Millennium Challenge Account Authorization and Peace Corps Expansion Act.

Read and comment on this email alert from the House International Relations Committee that the House of Representatives will be considering HR 2441, the Millennium Challenge Account Authorization and Peace Corps Expansion Act on Tuesday, July 15. We have already reported extensively on this bill. Read our background material at:

Significant Differences between the House (HR 2441) and Senate (S 925) Versions of the Peace Corps Bill 18 June 2003

House Committee approves Peace Corps Expansion Act 12 June 2003

Then tune into C-Span on Tuesday and watch the proceedings. We'll be reporting on how the deliberations go but at this point we fully expect this bill to pass. Read the alert at:


* This link was active on the date it was posted. PCOL is not responsible for broken links which may have changed.

Committee on International Relations
U.S. House of Representatives
Henry J. Hyde, Chairman

CONTACT: Sam Stratman, (202) 226-7875, July 11, 2003


Hyde Schedules Wednesday Oversight Hearing on
Terrorism Financing & Intellectual Property Theft
Subcommittee hearing also scheduled on Syria
Meetings with UN Secretary General, German Foreign Minister

Monday, July 14, 2003

3:45 p.m. MEMBERS ONLY meeting with Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General
Photo Op to immediately precede meeting.
Room H139, The Capitol

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

All Day Floor consideration of H.R. 1950, the Foreign Relations
Authorization Act &H.R. 2441, the Millennium Challenge Account
Authorization, Peace Corps Expansion Act

8:00 a.m. Atlantic Partnership Conference, Healing the Rift
SPEAKERS: U.S. Rep. Doug Bereuter, Chairman, Subcommittee on Europe; Sen.
John McCain; Alain Madelin, former French Trade Minister; M. Philippe
Briand, Deputy General Secretary of the UMP; Michael Howard, QC MP; Lord
Powell, of Bayswater.
Whittall Pavilion, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress

10:00 a.m. Oversight hearing, Syria: Implications for U.S. Security and
Regional Stability - Part I
Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia, U.S. Rep. Ileana
Ros-Lehtinen, Chair
WITNESS: John R. Bolton, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International
Security, U.S. Department of State.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building.

Wednesday, July 16, 2003

10:30 a.m. Full committee oversight hearing, Intellectual Property Crimes:
Are Proceeds from Counterfeited Goods Funding Terrorism?
WITNESSES: Panel I: Ronald K. Noble, Secretary General, International
Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL); Asa Hutchinson, Under Secretary for
Border and Transportation Security, U.S. Department of Homeland
Security(Invited); Panel II: Timothy P. Trainer, President, International
AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, Inc.; Iain Grant, Head of Enforcement,
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

4:00 p.m. MEMBERS ONLY meeting with Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of
Federal Republic of Germany
Photo Op to immediately precede meeting.
Room H139, The CapitolFriday, July 18, 2003

10:00 a.m. Subcommittee markup of H. J. Res. 63, To approve the "Compact of
Free Association, as amended between the Government of the United States of
America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia," and the
"Compact of Free Association as amended between the Government of the United
States of America and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, U.S. Rep. James A. Leach, Chairman
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

** Hearings held in 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building are available
via live video through the Committee's web site at

Sharon Hammersla
Information Resource Manager
Committee on International Relations

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