Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs

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Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs
Members, 109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:

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Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs

Background


The Senate Subcommittee on European Affairs is a subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations, a standing committee of the United States Senate. As a subcommittee of a Senate standing committee, the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs has legislative authority as well as oversight and housekeeping authority over matters within its jurisdiction. It considers, amends, and reports bills that fall under its jurisdiction, and may block legislation from reaching the Senate floor. It also uses its oversight power to subpoena witnesses and hold hearings. Senate Standing Committees also hold hearings on presidential nominations related to their area of jurisdiction. link

from the website of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee:

SUBCOMMITTEE JURISDICTION:

The subcommittee deals with matters concerning the continent of Europe, including the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Its responsibilities include the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Matters relating to Greenland and the north polar region are also the responsibilities of this subcommittee.

This subcommittee's responsibilities include all matters, problems and policies involving promotion of U.S. trade and export; terrorism, crime and the flow of illegal drugs; and oversight over U.S. foreign assistance programs that fall within this subcommittee's regional jurisdiction.

Contact information for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations


U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-6225

Majority Phone: (202) 224-4651
Minority Phone: (202) 224-3953

109th Congress

The following is information on the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs for the 109th Congress.

109th Congress: Committee Members

Republicans: Senator George Allen (R-VA), Chairman; Senator Goerge Voinovich (R-OH); Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK); Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE); Senator Lincoln Chafee (R-RI).
Democrats: Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE), Ranking Member; Senator Paul Sarbanes (D-MD); Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT); Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI).

109th Congress: Committee Hearings


none scheduled for November or December, per the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations website



110th Congress

The following is information on the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs for the 110th Congress.

110th Congress: Committee Members



110th Congress: Committee Hearings




Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittees:

African AffairsEast Asian & Pacific AffairsEuropean AffairsInternational Economic Policy Export & Trade PromotionInternational Operations & Organizations, Democracy & Human RightsNear Eastern & South Asian AffarisWestern Hemisphere Peace Corps & Narcotics Affairs

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