S.2432 - A bill to prohibit the use of fiscal year 2003 Federal funds for support of the Palestinian Authority pending the cessation of terrorist activities by the Palestinian Authority.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH] (Introduced 05/01/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/12/2002 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5447-5448) (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 2432 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 2432 To prohibit the use of fiscal year 2003 Federal funds for support of the Palestinian Authority pending the cessation of terrorist activities by the Palestinian Authority. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES May 1, 2002 Mr. Smith of New Hampshire introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit the use of fiscal year 2003 Federal funds for support of the Palestinian Authority pending the cessation of terrorist activities by the Palestinian Authority. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON USE OF FISCAL YEAR 2003 FEDERAL FUNDS FOR SUPPORT OF PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PENDING CESSATION OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES BY PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY. (a) Contingent Prohibition on Availability of Fiscal Year 2003 Funds.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds available to any department, agency, or other element of the Federal Government for fiscal year 2003 may be obligated or expended for the purpose, or in a manner which would have the effect, of supporting-- (1) the Palestinian Authority; (2) any entity supported by the Palestinian Authority; (3) any successor entity to the Palestinian Authority or an entity referred to in paragraph (2); or (4) any private, voluntary organization for-- (A) projects related to the Palestinian Authority; or (B) projects located in Palestine that would otherwise be undertaken by the Palestinian Authority or an entity referred to in paragraph (2) or (3). (b) Termination of Prohibition.--The prohibition in subsection (a) shall cease to be effective upon the submittal by the President to Congress of a certification that neither the Palestinian Authority, nor any entity supported by the Palestinian Authority, has engaged in planning or carrying out any terrorist act during the six-month period ending on the date of the certification. (c) Support.--For purposes of this section, support shall include direct and indirect support, whether such support is financial or otherwise, including support for the Holst Fund of the World Bank and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. <all>