Summary: H.R.4238 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4238. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/18/1994)

Liberian Relief, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Act of 1994 - 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 aprropriations.

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, Cote d'Ivoire, and other countries in the region.

Authorizes the President to provide supplemental emergency food assistance for civilian victims in Liberia. Authorizes appropriations.

Requires a specified amount of local currencies available under title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to 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.

Directs the Administrator of the Agency for International Development to assess and report to the Congress on the long-term reconstruction, rehabilitation, and development needs of Liberia.