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Passed Senate amended (11/09/2009)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) a highly knowledgeable individual should be nominated to serve as the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); (2) the Administrator should serve as the chief advocate for U.S. development capacity and strategy; (3) USAID must be empowered to be the primary U.S. development agency; (4) the Administrator should increase the total number of full-time Foreign Service Officers employed by USAID; and (5) the Administrator should submit a strategy to Congress that includes training and staffing plans, resource and statutory requirements, and a plan to prevent assistance funds from going to persons or organizations that advocate or engage in international terrorism.