H.R.1414 - International Rule of Law and Antiterrorism Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 03/25/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/25/2003 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1414 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
International Rule of Law and Antiterrorism Act of 2003 - Requires the President to direct: (1) the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) to use the U.S. vote to establish negotiations with the UN to establish a professional UN civilian police corps (UNCPC); (2) the Secretary of State (Secretary) to request that the UN Secretariat prepare a report concerning the UNCPC's establishment; and (3) the Secretary to work with the UN Secretariat and other UN member states to establish standards and training programs for international civilian police.
Introduced in House (03/25/2003)
Expresses the sense of Congress that the UNCPC should: (1) be composed of enforcement professionals who are appropriately trained and equipped for civilian policing functions in UN international peace operations and available for rapid deployment to such operations as needed; (2) be able to deploy not later than 15 days after deployment is authorized pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution; (3) be managed by the UN Civilian Police Division (established in October 2000 and mandated to plan and support the work of the UN civilian police officers in UN peacekeeping operations); and (4) be given the appropriate resources to properly do its job.
Requires the President to report annually to specified congressional committees on the progress to establish a UNCPC.