Summary: S.1060 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/04/2017)

PLO Accountability Act of 2017

This bill amends the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987 to authorize the President to waive for up to six months the prohibition against establishment or maintenance of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) offices, headquarters, premises, or other facilities within U.S. jurisdiction if the President certifies to Congress that the Palestinians have entered into a final negotiated peace agreement with, and have ceased hostilities against, Israel or that:

  • the Palestinians have not, on or after January 1, 2017, obtained state standing in the United Nations or any specialized agency thereof outside an agreement negotiated between Israel and the Palestinians;
  • the Palestinians have officially ceased to be International Criminal Court (ICC) members and have withdrawn from the Rome Statute of the ICC;
  • any ICC investigation against Israel initiated by, or on behalf of, the Palestinians has been withdrawn and terminated;
  • the PLO and the Palestinian Authority (PA) no longer provide financial awards, payments, salaries, or benefits to Palestinians who have committed terrorist attacks, their families, or the families of those who died committing acts of terrorism; and
  • the PLO and the PA have ceased to engage in a pattern of incitement against the United States or Israel.