September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2769 proposed by Senator Leahy.
September 6, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 2769 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Full Text of this Amendment
At the appropriate place in the bill, add the following new section:
SEC. . (a) Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing a strategy for substantially enhancing United States efforts to resolve the conflict between the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and the Government of Uganda (GOU), including--
(1) direct and sustained participation by the United States in confidence-building measures in furtherance of the peace process;
(2) increased diplomatic pressure on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (to eliminate the LRA's current safe haven) and on Sudan;
(3) brokering direct negotiations between the GOU and the leaders of the LRA on personal security arrangements; and
(4) financial support for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration to provide mid-level LRA commanders inceptives to return to civilian life.
(b) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ``Economic Support Fund'', not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available to implement the strategy described in subsection (a).
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Sep 6, 2007.)