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Passed Senate without amendment (11/16/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

NATO Freedom Consolidation Act of 2006 - Supports enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Designates Albania, Croatia, Georgia, and Macedonia as eligible to receive assistance under the NATO Participation Act of 1994.

States that such designation: (1) is in addition to the designation of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia pursuant to the NATO Enlargement Facilitation Act of 1996, the designation of Romania, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Bulgaria pursuant to the European Security Act of 1998, and the designation of Slovakia pursuant to the Gerald B. H. Solomon Freedom Consolidation Act of 2002 as eligible to receive assistance under the NATO Participation Act of 1994; and (2) shall not preclude the designation by the President of other countries as eligible to receive assistance under the NATO Participation Act of 1994.

Specifies FY2007 amounts under the Arms Export Control Act for: (1) Albania; (2) Croatia; (3) Georgia; and (4) Macedonia.

Affirms that Congress stands ready to consider, and if all applicable criteria are satisfied, to support efforts by Ukraine to join NATO.