Text: H.R.1699 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/03/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1699


To prohibit assistance to Pakistan.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 3, 2011

Mr. Poe of Texas (for himself and Mr. West) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To prohibit assistance to Pakistan.

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 “Pakistan Foreign Aid Accountability Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on assistance to Pakistan.

(a) Prohibition.—Assistance may not be provided to Pakistan under any provision of law unless the Secretary of State certifies to Congress that—

(1) the Government of Pakistan did not have any information regarding Osama bin Laden’s possible whereabouts on or after September 11, 2001; or

(2) if the Government of Pakistan did have information regarding Osama bin Laden’s possible whereabouts on or after September 11, 2001, it communicated such information to the United States Government in an expedited manner.

(b) Form of certification.—A certification described in subsection (a) shall be submitted—

(1) in writing and include specific findings and conclusions; and

(2) in unclassified form, but may contain a classified annex if necessary.

(c) Effective date.—This Act shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply with respect to amounts allocated for assistance to Pakistan that are unexpended on or after such date.