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MEMBERSHIP AND JURISDICTION OF SUBCOMMITTEES
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116th Congress}                                            { S. Prt.                                 
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                      MEMBERSHIP AND JURISDICTION

                            OF SUBCOMMITTEES

                               __________

                     COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

                          UNITED STATES SENATE

                                     
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                    COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
                    
                 JAMES E. RISCH, Idaho, Chairman

MARCO RUBIO, Florida			ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey	
RON JOHNSON, Wisconsin			BENJAMIN L. CARDIN, Maryland			
CORY GARDNER, Colorado			JEANNE SHAHEEN, New Hampshire	
MITT ROMNEY, Utah			CHRISTOPHER A. COONS, Delaware
LINDSEY GRAHAM, South Carolina		TOM UDALL, New Mexico
JOHNNY ISAKSON, Georgia			CHRISTOPHER MURPHY, Connecticut
JOHN BARRASSO, Wyoming			TIM KAINE, Virginia
ROB PORTMAN, Ohio			EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts
RAND PAUL, Kentucky			JEFF MERKLEY, Oregon
TODD YOUNG, Indiana			CORY A. BOOKER, New Jersey

                Christopher M. Socha, Staff Director        

              Jessica Lewis, Democratic Staff Director        

                      John Dutton, Chief Clerk        

                                  (ii)        
                             
                          JURISDICTION OF THE

                     COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

                          UNITED STATES SENATE

                (Excerpted from Rules of the Committee)

                          rule 1--jurisdiction


    (a) Substantive.--In accordance with Senate Rule 
XXV.1(j)(1), the jurisdiction of the Committee shall extend to 
all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and 
other matters relating to the following subjects:
           1. Acquisition of land and buildings for embassies 
        and legations in foreign countries.
           2. Boundaries of the United States.
           3. Diplomatic service.
           4. Foreign economic, military, technical, and 
        humanitarian assistance.
           5. Foreign loans.
           6. International activities of the American National 
        Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red 
        Cross.
           7. International aspects of nuclear energy, 
        including nuclear transfer policy.
           8. International conferences and congresses.
           9. International law as it relates to foreign 
        policy.
          10. International Monetary Fund and other 
        international organizations established primarily for 
        international monetary purposes (except that, at the 
        request of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
        Affairs, any proposed legislation relating to such 
        subjects reported by the Committee on Foreign Relations 
        shall be referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
        and Urban Affairs).
          11. Intervention abroad and declarations of war.
          12. Measures to foster commercial intercourse with 
        foreign nations and to safeguard American business 
        interests abroad.
          13. National security and international aspects of 
        trusteeships of the United States.
          14. Ocean and international environmental and 
        scientific affairs as they relate to foreign policy.
          15. Protection of United States citizens abroad and 
        expatriation.
          16. Relations of the United States with foreign 
        nations generally.
          17. Treaties and executive agreements, except 
        reciprocal trade agreements.
          18. United Nations and its affiliated organizations.
          19. World Bank group, the regional development banks, 
        and other international organizations established 
        primarily for development assistance purposes.

    The Committee is also mandated by Senate Rule XXV.1(j)(2) 
to study and review, on a comprehensive basis, matters relating 
to the national security policy, foreign policy, and 
international economic policy as it relates to foreign policy 
of the United States, and matters relating to food, hunger, and 
nutrition in foreign countries, and report thereon from time to 
time.
    (b) Oversight.--The Committee also has a responsibility 
under Senate Rule XXVI.8, which provides that ``. . . each 
standing Committee . . . shall review and study, on a 
continuing basis, the application, administration, and 
execution of those laws or parts of laws, the subject matter of 
which is within the jurisdiction of the Committee.''
    (c) ``Advice and Consent'' Clauses.--The Committee has a 
special responsibility to assist the Senate in its 
constitutional function of providing ``advice and consent'' to 
all treaties entered into by the United States and all 
nominations to the principal executive branch positions in the 
field of foreign policy and diplomacy.

 
                     COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

                      MEMBERSHIP AND JURISDICTION

                            OF SUBCOMMITTEES

                          (February 26, 2020)

 (The chairman and ranking member of the full committee are ex officio 
  members of each subcommittee on which they do not serve as members.)

         (Subcommittees are listed in the order of chairmen's 
                 seniority within the full committee.)

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                  SUBCOMMITTEE ON WESTERN HEMISPHERE,

                TRANSNATIONAL CRIME, CIVILIAN SECURITY,

                      DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND

                         GLOBAL WOMEN'S ISSUES

  Marco Rubio,
    Chairman                            Benjamin L. Cardin,
                                          Ranking Member
  Rob Portman                           Tom Udall
  Ted Cruz                              Jeanne Shaheen
  Cory Gardner                          Tim Kaine
  John Barrasso

Jurisdiction:

    This subcommittee deals with all matters concerning U.S. 
relations with the countries of the Western Hemisphere, 
including Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Cuba, and 
the other countries in the Caribbean, as well as the 
Organization of American States. This subcommittee's regional 
responsibilities include all matters within the geographic 
region, including matters relating to: (1) terrorism and non-
proliferation; (2) crime and illicit narcotics; (3) U.S. 
foreign assistance programs; and (4) the promotion of U.S. 
trade and exports.
    In addition, this subcommittee has global responsibility 
for transnational crime, trafficking in persons (also known as 
modern slavery or human trafficking), global narcotics flows, 
civilian security, democracy, human rights, and global women's 
issues.

                  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EUROPE AND REGIONAL


                          SECURITY COOPERATION


  Ron Johnson,
    Chairman                            Jeanne Shaheen,
                                          Ranking Member
  John Barrasso                         Christopher Murphy
  Rob Portman                           Benjamin L. Cardin
  Rand Paul                             Christopher A. Coons
  Mitt Romney

Jurisdiction:

    The subcommittee deals with all matters concerning U.S. 
relations with the countries in Europe and the European Union, 
the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and regional 
intergovernmental organizations like the Organization for 
Security and Cooperation in Europe (except the states of 
Central Asia that are within the jurisdiction of the 
Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and 
Counterterrorism). This subcommittee's regional 
responsibilities include all matters within the geographic 
region, including matters relating to: (1) terrorism and non-
proliferation; (2) crime and illicit narcotics; (3) U.S. 
foreign assistance programs; and (4) the promotion of U.S. 
trade and exports.
    In addition, this subcommittee has global responsibility 
for regional security cooperation.



              SUBCOMMITTEE ON EAST ASIA, THE PACIFIC, AND


                   INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY POLICY


  Cory Gardner,
    Chairman                            Edward J. Markey,
                                          Ranking Member
  Marco Rubio                           Christopher A. Coons
  Ron Johnson                           Jeff Merkley
  David Perdue                          Tom Udall
  Todd Young

Jurisdiction:

    The subcommittee deals with all matters concerning U.S. 
relations with the countries of East Asia and the Pacific as 
well as regional intergovernmental organizations like the 
Association of South East Asian Nations and the Asia-Pacific 
Economic Cooperation forum. This subcommittee's regional 
responsibilities include all matters within the geographic 
region, including matters relating to: (1) terrorism and non-
proliferation; (2) crime and illicit narcotics; (3) U.S. 
foreign assistance programs; and (4) the promotion of U.S. 
trade and exports.
    In addition, this subcommittee has global responsibility 
for international cybersecurity and space policy.

                 SUBCOMMITTEE ON NEAR EAST, SOUTH ASIA,


                   CENTRAL ASIA, AND COUNTERTERRORISM



  Mitt Romney,
    Chairman                            Christopher Murphy,
                                          Ranking Member
  Ted Cruz                              Benjamin L. Cardin
  Lindsey Graham                        Jeanne Shaheen
  Cory Gardner                          Tim Kaine
  Rand Paul

Jurisdiction:

    This subcommittee deals with all matters concerning U.S. 
relations with the countries of the Middle East, North Africa, 
South Asia, and Central Asia, as well as regional 
intergovernmental organizations. This subcommittee's regional 
responsibilities include all matters within the geographic 
region, including matters relating to: (1) terrorism and non-
proliferation; (2) crime and illicit narcotics; (3) U.S. 
foreign assistance programs; and (4) the promotion of U.S. 
trade and exports.
    In addition, this subcommittee has global responsibility 
for counterterrorism matters.


                    SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA AND


                          GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY


  Lindsey Graham,
    Chairman                            Tim Kaine,
                                          Ranking Member
  David Perdue                          Christopher A. Coons
  Rob Portman                           Cory A. Booker
  Ron Johnson                           Christopher Murphy
  Ted Cruz

Jurisdiction:

    The subcommittee deals with all matters concerning U.S. 
relations with countries in Africa (except those, like the 
countries of North Africa, specifically covered by other 
subcommittees), as well as regional intergovernmental 
organizations like the African Union and the Economic Community 
of West African States. This subcommittee's regional 
responsibilities include all matters within the geographic 
region, including matters relating to: (1) terrorism and non-
proliferation; (2) crime and illicit narcotics; (3) U.S. 
foreign assistance programs; and (4) the promotion of U.S. 
trade and exports.
    In addition, this subcommittee has global responsibility 
for health-related policy, including disease outbreak and 
response.

               SUBCOMMITTEE ON STATE DEPARTMENT AND USAID

               MANAGEMENT, INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS, AND

                  BILATERAL INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


  John Barrasso,
    Chairman                            Cory A. Booker,
                                          Ranking Member
  Todd Young                            Edward J. Markey
  Rand Paul                             Jeff Merkley
  Rob Portman                           Tom Udall
  Marco Rubio

Jurisdiction:

    The subcommittee's responsibilities include all matters 
involving State Department, USAID, Millennium Challenge 
Corporation, and Peace Corps management and international 
operations, bilateral international development policy, and 
bilateral foreign assistance. This jurisdiction includes the 
general oversight responsibility for management and operations 
of the Department of State, USAID, the Broadcasting Board of 
Governors, and the Foreign Service, as well as public diplomacy 
matters. This subcommittee will have responsibility for 
reviewing the budget and operations of the State Department and 
USAID.

               SUBCOMMITTEE ON MULTILATERAL INTERNATIONAL

                DEVELOPMENT, MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS,

                AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC, ENERGY, AND

                          ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY


  Todd Young,
    Chairman                            Jeff Merkley,
                                          Ranking Member
  Mitt Romney                           Tom Udall
  Rand Paul                             Edward J. Markey
  David Perdue                          Cory A. Booker
  Lindsey Graham

Jurisdiction:

    The subcommittee's responsibilities include general 
oversight responsibility for U.S. multilateral international 
development policy, multilateral foreign assistance, and all 
U.S. mandatory and voluntary contributions to international 
organizations and relationships with such entities, including 
the U.N. and its affiliated agencies. The subcommittee's 
responsibilities also include matters related to international 
monetary policy, including U.S. participation in international 
financial institutions and trade organizations, U.S. foreign 
economic policy, including export enhancement and trade 
promotion, international investment, international trade, 
protection of intellectual property, and technology transfer, 
as well as international energy policy and environmental 
policy, including matters related to the oceans and the Arctic.



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