H.R.1141 - Lebanon and Syria Liberation Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 03/08/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; Government Reform; International Relations; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||04/29/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology.|
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Summary: H.R.1141 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/08/2005)
Lebanon and Syria Liberation Act - States that U.S. sanctions, controls, and regulations relating to Syria shall remain in effect until the President certifies that: (1) Syria has ceased support for terrorism, has dismantled biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons programs and has committed to combat their proliferation, has withdrawn from Lebanon and respects the boundaries and sovereignty of all neighboring countries, and upholds human rights and civil liberties; and (2) sovereignty has been restored to Lebanon.
Imposes specified trade, assistance, and military sanctions, as appropriate, on persons or countries that transfer goods or technology so as to contribute to Syria's biological, chemical, nuclear, or advanced conventional weapons programs.
Sets forth diplomatic measures intended to achieve such nonproliferation.
Directs the President to provide assistance to support a democratic transition in Syria and the restoration of sovereign, democratic rule in Lebanon. Authorizes appropriations.