Thursday, June 23, 2011

New Federal Legislation in United States

The following bills relating to international law have been introduced in the U.S. Congress.  The text of the bills can be found in the Congressional Record (CR) citations below.

  • S 1245 (Blunt, R-MO), to provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia; to Foreign Relations. CR 6/22/11, S4023.
  • S 1259 (Durbin, D-IL), to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to prohibit the provision of peacekeeping operations assistance to governments of countries that recruit and use child soldiers; to Foreign Relations. CR 6/22/11, S4024.
  • HR 2271 (Royce, R-CA), to prohibit the awarding of contracts by the federal government to Chinese entities until the People’s Republic of China signs the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement; to Oversight and Government Reform. CR 6/22/11, H4455.
  • HR 2278 (Rooney, R-FL), to limit the use of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for United States Armed Forces in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operation Unified Protector with respect to Libya, unless otherwise specifically authorized by law; to Armed Services. CR 6/22/11, H4456.
  • HR 2283 (Gohmert, R-TX), to restrict funds for operations in Libya, and for other purposes; to Foreign Affairs. CR 6/22/11, H4456.
  • HJ Res 68 (Hastings, R-FL), to authorize the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya; to Foreign Affairs. CR 6/22/11, H4457.
Hat tip to the ABA Governmental Affairs Office
(mew)

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