Text: H.R.792 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/02/2009)

1st Session
H. R. 792

To prohibit assistance to Saudi Arabia.


February 2, 2009

Mr. Weiner (for himself, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Holt, Mrs. Maloney, and Mr. Cohen) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To prohibit assistance to Saudi Arabia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Prohibit Aid to Saudi Arabia Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on funding for Saudi Arabia.

No funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to an Act making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be obligated or expended to finance directly any assistance or reparations to Saudi Arabia. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the prohibition on obligations or expenditures shall include direct loans, credits, insurance, and guarantees of the Export-Import Bank of the United States or its agents.