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September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2760 proposed by Senator Leahy.
September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2760 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 2760. 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 393, line 12, strike everything after ``(a)'' through the period on page 394, line 15, and insert in lieu thereof the following:


``Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ``International Military Education and Training'' that are available for assistance for Guatemala, other than for expanded international military education and training, may be made available only for the Guatemalan Air Force and Navy: Provided, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Guatemalan Air Force and Navy are respecting human rights and are cooperating with civilian judicial investigations
and prosecutions of military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations of human rights.
(b) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ``Foreign Military Financing Program'', not more than $500,000 may be made available for the Guatemalan Air Force and Navy: Provided, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Guatemalan Air Force and Navy are respecting human rights and are cooperating with civilian judicial investigations and prosecutions of military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations
of human rights, and the Guatemalan Armed Forces are fully cooperating with the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala.''



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