The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

(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 Members:

Robert Menendez (D)
New Jersey US Senate
(Ranking Minority Member)
 Phone: (202) 224-4744
Fax: (202) 228-2197
Bob Corker (R)
Tennessee US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-3344
Fax: (202) 228-0566
Ben Cardin (D)
Maryland US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-4524
Fax: (202) 224-1651
James Risch (R)
Idaho US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-2752
Fax: (202) 224-2573
Jeanne Shaheen (D)
New Hampshire US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-2841
Fax: (202) 228-3194
Marco Rubio (R)
Florida US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-3041
Fax: (202) 228-0285
Christopher Coons (D)
Delaware US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-5042
Fax: (202) 228-3075
Ron Johnson (R)
Wisconsin US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-5323
Fax: (202) 228-6965
Tom Udall (D)
New Mexico US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-6621
Fax: (202) 228-3261
Jeff Flake (R)
Arizona US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-4521
Fax: (202) 228-0515
Chris Murphy (D)
Connecticut US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-4041
Fax: (202) 224-9750
Cory Gardner (R)
Colorado US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-5941
Fax: (202) 224-6524
Todd Young (R)
Indiana US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-5623
Tim Kaine (D)
Virginia US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-4024
Fax: (202) 228-6363
Edward Markey (D)
Massachusetts US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-2742
Fax: (202) 224-8525
John Barrasso (R)
Wyoming US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-6441
Fax: (202) 224-1724
Jeff Merkley (D)
Oregon US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-3753
Fax: (202) 228-3997
Johnny Isakson (R)
Georgia US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-3643
Fax: (202) 228-0724
Rob Portman (R)
Ohio US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-3353
Fax: (202) 224-9075
Cory Booker (D)
New Jersey US Senate
Phone: (202) 224-3224
Fax: (202) 224-8378
Rand Paul (R)
Kentucky US Senate
 Phone: (202) 224-4343
Fax: (202) 228-6917

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