Summary: S.156 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.156. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/14/1991)

International Military Education and Training Reform Act of 1991 - Requires at least ten percent of funds appropriated for international military education and training under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to be available for programs to train: (1) foreign civilian officials in administering military establishments and budgets; and (2) foreign military and civilian officials in maintaining military judicial systems and codes of conduct. Makes funds available for "nation building" training only in countries in which no individual could be expected to carry out such activities and in which a freely elected head of government has requested such training.

Requires all trainees under such programs to receive instruction to promote adherence to: (1) protecting civilians and prisoners from harm and intimidation; (2) reporting to proper authorities all human rights abuses by military forces; and (3) accepting the authority of elected civilian officials.