Text: H.R.2519 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/13/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2519


To amend the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 to prohibit peacekeeping operations assistance to countries that recruit and use child soldiers.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 13, 2011

Mr. Fortenberry introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To amend the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 to prohibit peacekeeping operations assistance to countries that recruit and use child soldiers.

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

SECTION 1. Prohibition on peacekeeping operations assistance to countries that recruit and use child soldiers.

(a) In general.—Section 404(a) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (22 U.S.C. 2370c–1(a)) is amended—

(1) by striking “or 541” and inserting “, 541, or 551”; and

(2) by striking “or 2347” and inserting “, 2347, or 2348”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and apply with respect to amounts made available for assistance under section 551 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 that are unobligated or unexpended on or after such date.