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Introduced in House (03/20/1997)

American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 1997 - Repeals: (1) the United Nations Participation Act of 1945; (2) the United Nations Headquarters Agreement Act; (3) the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Act; and (4) the United Nations Environment Program Participation Act of 1973.

Requires closure of the United States Mission to the United Nations (UN). Requires the Secretary of State to notify the UN of U.S. withdrawal from it.

Prohibits the authorization of funds for the U.S. assessed or voluntary contribution to the UN.

Prohibits: (1) the authorization of funds for any U.S. contribution to any UN military operation; and (2) the expenditure of funds to support the participation of U.S. armed forces as part of any UN military or peacekeeping operation. Bars U.S. armed forces from serving under UN command.

Prohibits the use of any U.S. facility or property by the UN or any of its affiliated agencies. Repeals diplomatic immunity for foreign UN employees.

Requires the Secretary to notify the UN of the U.S. withdrawal from membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization and the UN Environment Program Participation.