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September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2728 proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Gregg.
September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2728 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 2728. Mr. GREGG submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2764, making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes; as follows:

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__. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be made available for assistance for Iraq.

(b) Not later than 30 days after enactment of this Act the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing the extent to which the Government of Iraq is committed to combating corruption in Iraq and the specific actions and achievements of the Government of Iraq in combating corruption, to include a list of those senior Iraqi leaders who have been credibility alleged to be engaged in corrupt practices and activities.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision on law, policy, or regulation, none of the funds made available in this Act or any other Act making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing and related programs may be made available for assistance for Iraq unless the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Departments of State and Defense are providing the Committees on Appropriations, including relevant staff,
regular, full and unfettered access to programs in Iraq for the purposes of conducting oversight.

(d) Subsections (a) and (c) shall not apply to the ninth and thirteenth provisos under the heading ``Economic Support Fund'' in this Act.



(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Sep 6, 2007.)