S.2243 - Saudi Arabia Accountability Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 10/25/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
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Summary: S.2243 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/25/2007)
Saudi Arabia Accountability Act of 2007 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the government of Saudi Arabia must: (1) close permanently all organizations in Saudi Arabia that fund, train, encourage, or aid terrorism anywhere in the world; (2) end funding for terror organizations outside Saudi Arabia; (3) block funding from private Saudi citizens and entities to Saudi-based or offshore terror organizations; and (4) cooperate fully with the United States in investigating terror groups and individuals.
Directs the President to certify to the appropriate congressional committees when the government of Saudi Arabia: (1) is fully cooperating with the United States in investigating and preventing terrorist attacks; (2) has permanently closed all Saudi-based Wahhabbist organizations that fund Islamic extremism; (3) has exercised maximum efforts to block all funding from private Saudi citizens, corporations, and entities to foreign Islamic extremist and terrorist movements; and (4) has stopped financing and disseminating materials and other forms of support that encourage the spread of radical Wahhabi ideology.
Directs the President to report annually to the committees until such certification is made.