S.1623 - Helms-Biden Reauthorization Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] (Introduced 06/14/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/14/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1623 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/14/2007)
Protection against United Nations Taxation Act of 2007, PUNT Act of 2007, or Helms-Biden Reauthorization Act of 2007 - Requires the withholding of 20% of U.S. contributions to the regular budget of the United Nations and other applicable international organizations until the President certifies that neither the United Nations (or U.N. agencies) nor any other international organization has authority under U.S. law to impose, or has imposed or proposed, taxes or fees on the U.S. government, states, or U.S. corporations or nationals.
States that such provision shall not apply to: (1) fees for publications or other fees that are not tantamount to a tax on U.S. citizens; (2) the World Intellectual Property Organization; or (3) staff assessment costs of the United Nations and its agencies.