H.R.4483 - Syria Accountability Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 04/18/2002)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/18/2002 Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
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Summary: H.R.4483 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Syria Accountability Act of 2002 - Prohibits the President from exporting any item on the United States Munitions List or Commerce Control List of dual-use items in the Export Administration Regulations, providing any U.S. assistance to U.S. businesses with respect to investment or other activities, or conducting Overseas Private Investment Corporation and Trade Development Agency programs in or with respect to Syria.
Introduced in House (04/18/2002)
Directs the President to impose two or more specified sanctions against Syria.
Requires maintenance of such prohibition and sanctions until the President certifies that Syria meets specified requirements, including that it: (1) does not support international terrorist groups; (2) has withdrawn all of its military personnel from Lebanon; (3) has ceased the development and deployment of ballistic missiles and biological and chemical weapons; (4) is no longer in violation of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 661 and subsequent relevant resolutions; (5) has made substantial progress in negotiations aimed at a peace agreement with Israel and a peace agreement between Israel and Lebanon; and (6) is respecting the sovereignty and political independence of Lebanon as required under UN Security Council Resolution 520. Authorizes the President to provide development assistance to Syria and Lebanon if these six requirements are met.