H.R.3104 - Partnership Fund for Peace Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 06/05/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/05/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3104 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/05/2019)
Partnership Fund for Peace Act of 2019
This bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to establish the Partnership Fund for Peace for promoting economic development in Palestine and reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.
Specifically, the bill directs the USAID to establish this fund to finance (1) small and medium-sized Palestinian entrepreneurs and companies in order to promote the private sector and create jobs in Palestinian territories, and (2) people-to-people peacebuilding programs that support reconciliation between Palestinians and Israelis. An economic partnership, entrepreneur, or company requesting support from the fund must include a Palestinian entrepreneur or company as a partner. A people-to-people partnership requesting support from the fund must include a nonprofit organization that brings Palestinians and Israelis together for reconciliation or nonprofit organizations that further reconciliation between Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel.