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Legislative Committees

Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats

National House Committee

2170 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-5021

Fax: 202-226-7269

Web Address:

Parent Committee: Foreign Affairs


 

The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the following within Europe and Eurasia: (1) Matters affecting the political relations between the United States and other countries and regions, including resolutions or other legislative measures directed to such relations; (2) Legislation with respect to disaster assistance outside the Foreign Assistance Act, boundary issues, and international claims; (3) Legislation with respect to region- or country-specific loans or other financial relations outside the Foreign Assistance Act; (4) Legislation and oversight regarding human rights practices in particular countries; (5) Oversight of regional lending institutions; (6) Oversight of matters related to the regional activities of the United Nations, of its affiliated agencies, and of other multilateral institutions; (7) Identification and development of options for meeting future problems and issues relating to U.S. interests in the region; (8) Oversight of base rights and other facilities access agreements and regional security pacts; (9) Concurrent oversight jurisdiction with respect to matters assigned to the functional subcommittees insofar as they may affect the region; (10) Oversight of foreign assistance activities affecting the region, with the concurrence of the Chairman of the full Committee; and (11) Such other matters as the Chairman of the full Committee may determine.

In addition to its regional jurisdiction, with the concurrence of the Chairman of the full Committee, the subcommittee may conduct oversight related to emerging foreign threats to the national security and interests of the United States.

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