H.R.6911 - Stability and Democracy for Georgia Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 09/16/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/16/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6911 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/16/2008)
Stability and Democracy for Georgia Act of 2008 or the STAND for Georgia Act of 2008 - Authorizes the President, in the wake of Georgia's August 2008 conflict with the Russian Federation, to provide assistance to Georgia for: (1) humanitarian needs; (2) infrastructure reconstruction; (3) economic development; and (4) governance.
Authorizes the use of assistance under this Act to extend broadcasting efforts by the Broadcasting Board of Governors to Georgia and to enhance Russian- and Georgian-language Internet and broadcast capacity for the Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc.