H.R.2259 - To prohibit funds appropriated for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, any international financial institution, or the North American Development Bank from being used for loans to a country, or for a project or activity in a country, and to prohibit the Overseas Private Investment Corporation from supporting projects in a country, until the government of the country has honored all United States requests to extradite criminals who have committed a crime punishable by life imprisonment or death.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46] (Introduced 05/22/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/17/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2259 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/2003)
Amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to prohibit the Bank from guaranteeing, insuring or extending credit to any government until that government has honored all U.S. requests to extradite criminals who have committed a crime punishable by life imprisonment or death.
Amends the International Financial Institutions Acts to prohibit any funds from being made available to an international financial institution unless that institution has made a binding commitment to the Secretary of the Treasury to provide no loans or extend any credit to any government, or for any project or activity conducted in a country, until the government of that country has honored all such U.S. extradition requests.
Amends the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act to prohibit appropriated funds from being made available to the North American Development Bank until the Bank has made such a binding commitment.
Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) from providing insurance or any guaranty or entering into an agreement to provide financing for a project in any country until the government of that country has honored all such U.S. extradition requests.