S.1880 - Afghanistan Freedom and Reconstruction Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wellstone, Paul D. [D-MN] (Introduced 12/20/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/20/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1880 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Afghanistan Freedom and Reconstruction Act of 2001 - States that United States policy should be to support the convening of a traditional Afghan assembly in order to facilitate a transition in Afghanistan to a popularly elected representative government. Authorizes the President to send aid under the Foreign Assistance Act to support transition to a multiethnic democratic government in Afghanistan.
Introduced in Senate (12/20/2001)
Authorizes the President to disburse additional humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in 2002 and 2003, to be distributed equitably and to include assistance for Afghan refugees in Central Asia. Expresses the sense of Congress that development aid should be targeted toward refugees, women, and the urban and rural poor, and that emphasis for all aid should be placed on needs of women and children, particularly girls.
Authorizes the President to disburse assistance for a multinational security force in Afghanistan, and to make a donation to the United Nations Drug Control Program to combat trafficking in illicit drugs in Afghanistan, particularly heroin.