S.2705 - Comprehensive Peace for Sudan Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 07/21/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8556-8557) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2705 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/21/2004)
Comprehensive Peace for Sudan Act - Authorizes the President to provide: (1) humanitarian assistance for Chad and Darfur; and (2) assistance to support a North-South peace agreement in Sudan, contingent upon a continuing certification to the appropriate congressional committees that the Government of Sudan is acting to demobilize the Janjaweed militia, protect civilians, and cooperate with aid workers and the African Union monitoring team.
Directs the President to take specified sanctions against Sudan and its officials if Sudan has not taken actions necessary for such certification.
Directs the Secretary of State to require the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations to pursue a Security Council Resolution condemning Sudan for its actions in Darfur and calling for: (1) accountability for those responsible for the atrocities in Darfur; and (2) member states of the United Nations to freeze the assets of senior members of the Government of Sudan, cease importing Sudanese oil, restrict the entry or transit of senior members of the Government of Sudan, and cease selling arms to the Government of Sudan.