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September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2735 proposed by Senator Leahy.
September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2735 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 2735. Mr. LEAHY 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:


On page 266, line 14, strike ``feasible'' and insert in lieu thereof ``practicable and that aerial eradication will not contribute to a significant loss of biodiversity''.

On page 267, line 17 delete ``determines'' and insert in lieu thereof ``certifies to the Committees on Appropriations''.

On page 267, line 18, strike ``feasible'' and insert in lieu thereof ``practicable''.

On page 268, line 10, after the period insert the following:

(f) Rotary and fixed wing aircraft supported with funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Colombia should be used for drug eradication and interdiction including to transport personnel in connection with manual eradication programs, and to provide transport in support of alternative development programs and investigations of cases under the jurisdiction of the Attorney General, the Procuraduria General de la Nacion, and the Defensoria del Pueblo.

On page 268, line 11, strike ``(f)'' and insert in lieu thereof ``(g)'', and on page 268, line 19, strike ``(g)'' and insert in lieu thereof ``(h)''.

On page 268, line 14, after ``certifies'' insert ``to the Committees on Appropriations''.



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