To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza, unless certain conditions are met. (Introduced in House)

HR 1143 IH

109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1143

To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza, unless certain conditions are met. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 8, 2005

Mr. WEINER (for himself, Ms. GINNY BROWN-WAITE of Florida, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. CARDOZA, Mr. CROWLEY, Mr. MCNULTY, and Mr. OTTER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations


A BILL

To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza, unless certain conditions are met.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON UNITED STATES ASSISTANCE FOR THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY AND THE WEST BANK AND GAZA.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, United States assistance may not be provided directly or indirectly to the Palestinian Authority (or to any successor or related entity) or for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank or Gaza unless the President determines and certifies to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate that–
(1) the leadership of the Palestinian Authority —
(A) is not tainted by violence;
(B) has publicly rebuked Palestinian violence and terror;
(C) has ended hateful incitement; and
(D) has taken all actions within its capacity to dismantle the infrastructure of terrorism; and
(2) the violence in the West Bank and Gaza has subsided.


H.R.1143 
Title:
 To prohibit United States assistance for the Palestinian Authority and for programs, projects, and activities in the West Bank and Gaza, unless certain conditions are met.
Sponsor:
Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] (introduced 3/8/2005)      Cosponsors (9)
Latest Major Action:
3/17/2005 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and Central Asia.


ALL ACTIONS: 

3/8/2005: 

Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
3/17/2005: 
Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and Central Asia. 


Document symbol: H.R. 1143
Document Type: Law
Country: United States of America
Subject: Assistance
Publication Date: 08/03/2005