Text: H.R.4641 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 4641 IH
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 4641
To terminate United States development assistance programs for India if the
Government of India is implementing a policy which prevents representatives
of human rights organizations from visiting India in order to monitor human
rights in that country.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 26, 1990
Mr. BURTON of Indiana (for himself, Mr. FAZIO, Mr. DREIER of California,
Mr. TORRICELLI, Mr. HYDE, Mr. ROTH, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey,
Mr. BUSTAMANTE, Mr. DEWINE, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mrs. MEYERS of Kansas,
Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. DONALD E. LUKENS, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. BLAZ, Mr. STALLINGS,
Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. HERGER, Mr. CONDIT, Mr. CRANE, Mr. MILLER
of California, Mr. SCHUETTE, Mr. SHUMWAY, and Mrs. BENTLEY) introduced the
following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
A BILL
To terminate United States development assistance programs for India if the
Government of India is implementing a policy which prevents representatives
of human rights organizations from visiting India in order to monitor human
rights in that country.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR INDIA.
  (a) REPORT ON ACCESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING ORGANIZATIONS- Not later
  than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the President shall
  report to the Congress whether the Government of India is implementing a
  policy which prevents representatives of Amnesty International and other
  human rights organizations from visiting India in order to monitor human
  rights conditions in that country.
  (b) TERMINATION OF DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS- If the President
  reports to the Congress, either pursuant to subsection (a) or at any
  other time, that the Government of India is implementing a policy which
  prevents representatives of Amnesty International and other human rights
  organizations from visiting India in order to monitor human rights conditions
  in that country, all assistance for India under chapter 1 of part I of
  the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 and following; relating
  to development assistance) shall be terminated, except for assistance to
  continue the vaccine and immunodiagnostic development project, the child
  survival health support project, and the private and voluntary organizations
  for health II project.
  (c) RESUMPTION OF ASSISTANCE- Assistance terminated pursuant to subsection
  (b) may be resumed only if the President reports to the Congress that
  the Government of India is no longer implementing a policy which prevents
  representatives of Amnesty International and other human rights organizations
  from visiting India in order to monitor human rights conditions in that
  country.