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Actions (7)

Date Senate Actions
07/21/2008Resolution of advice and consent to ratification agreed to in Senate by Division Vote.
07/21/2008Treaty moved through its parliamentary stages up to and including presentation of the resolution of advice and consent to ratification.
07/21/2008Considered by Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
06/27/2008Reported by Senator Biden, Committee on Foreign Relations with printed Ex. Rept.110-11 and a resolution of advice and consent to ratification with one understanding, one declaration and one condition. Executive Calendar No. 11.
06/24/2008Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/22/2008Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
02/06/2008Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations by unanimous consent removing the injuction of secrecy.

Titles

Formal Title: International Convention Against Doping in Sport, adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on October 19, 2005

Short Title: International Convention Against Doping in Sport


Resolution Text

As approved Resolved (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein),

SECTION 1. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT SUBJECT TO AN UNDERSTANDING, A DECLARATION, AND A CONDITION

The Senate advises and consents to the ratification of the International Convention Against Doping in Sport (the "Convention"), adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on October 19, 2005 (Treaty Doc. 110-14; EC 6772), subject to the understanding of section 2, the declaration of section 3, and the condition of section 4.

SECTION. 2. UNDERSTANDING

The advice and consent of the Senate under section 1 is subject to the following understanding, which shall be included in the United States instrument of ratification:

It is the understanding of the United States of America that nothing in this Convention obligates the United States to provide funding to the World Anti-Doping Agency.

SECTION. 3. DECLARATION

The advice and consent of the Senate under section 1 is subject to the following declaration, which shall be included in the United States instrument of ratification:

Pursuant to Article 2(4), which defines "Athlete" for purposes of doping control as "any person who participates in sport at the international or national level as defined by each national anti-doping organization and accepted by States Parties and any additional person who participates in a sport or event at a lower level accepted by States Parties", the United States of America declares that "Athlete" for purposes of doping control means any athlete determined by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to be subject to or to have accepted the World Anti-Doping Code.

SECTION. 4. CONDITION

The advice and consent of the Senate under section 1 is subject to the following condition:

Not later than 60 days after an amendment to either of the Annexes that was concluded in accordance with the specific amendment procedure in Article 34 enters into force for the United States, the Secretary of State shall transmit the text of the amended Annex to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate.


Related Documents

Related Documents

EC06772; Ex.Rept. 110-11


Index Terms

110-14
Doping
Olympic
Sports
United Nations