S.413 - Liberian Relief, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/07/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||02/07/1991 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
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Summary: S.413 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/07/1991)
Liberian Relief, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Act of 1991 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the President to provide assistance for civil strife relief, rehabilitation, and general recovery in Liberia. Authorizes appropriations.
Authorizes appropriations to the Department of State for migration and refugee assistance for emergency relief, repatriation, and rehabilitation efforts for Liberian refugees who have fled civil strife and for support for relief programs assisting local populations in the bordering countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Cote d'Ivoire.
Authorizes the President to provide supplemental emergency food assistance for civilian victims in Liberia. Authorizes appropriations.
Makes amounts appropriated under this Act available until September 30, 1992.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that a specified amount of local currencies available under title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 should be made available for disaster assistance for Liberia.
Permits assistance authorized for Liberia under this Act to be provided without regard to provisions of law concerning foreign assistance repayments.