Summary: H.R.5176 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/14/1992)

Suspends U.S. assistance to Indonesia and denies trade preferences to Indonesian products until the President certifies to the Congress that: (1) Indonesia is permitting unrestricted access to East Timor for international human rights organizations and international organizations; (2) international human rights organizations report that Indonesian Government forces or other military or paramilitary forces under government control have ended all forms of inhumane treatment; (3) Indonesia is in compliance with specified United Nations resolutions which call for the withdrawal of Indonesian forces from East Timor and reiterate East Timor's right to self-determination; and (4) Indonesia allows a United Nations referendum on self-determination for East Timor.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, until the President makes such certification, to instruct the U.S. executive directors of the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the International Development Association to oppose assistance to Indonesia.