H.R.2296 - To withhold foreign assistance to Caribbean Basin Initiative countries that support membership for the Government of Cuba into the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) or the Central American Common Market (CACM), and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 07/30/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/30/1997 Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2296 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/30/1997)
Directs the President to withhold foreign assistance funds (other than humanitarian assistance) to any Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) country that uses its voice or vote in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) or the Central American Common Market (CACM) to support provisional or permanent membership for Cuba in CARICOM or CACM.
Directs the President to deny temporary or permanent tariff treatment of products of a CBI country that is equivalent to treatment provided to products of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) country if such CBI country: (1) uses its voice or vote to support provisional or permanent membership for Cuba in CARICOM or CACM; or (2) enters into negotiations for a free trade area agreement with Cuba.