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September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2738 proposed by Senator Leahy.
September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2738 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 2738. 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 277, line 17, after the colon, insert the following:

Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for assistance for Morocco, not more than $2,000,000 may be obligated until the Secretary of State certifies and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that Moroccan Government authorities in the territory of the Western Sahara have (1) ceased to persecute, detain, and prosecute individuals for peacefully expressing their opinions regarding the status and future of the Western Sahara and for documenting
violations of human rights; and (2) provided unimpeded access to internationally recognized human rights organizations, journalists, and representatives of foreign governments to the Western Sahara:



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