H.R. 3898 (110th): To impose travel and other related restrictions on heads of state of countries that are state sponsors ...

...of terrorism who are attending events at the United Nations in New York City.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Oct 18, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3898

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 18, 2007

(for himself, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Kuhl of New York, Mr. Feeney, Mr. Poe, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Baker, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mr. Terry, and Mr. Pitts) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To impose travel and other related restrictions on heads of state of countries that are state sponsors of terrorism who are attending events at the United Nations in New York City.

1.

Travel and other related restrictions on heads of state of countries that are state sponsors of terrorism who are attending events at the United Nations in New York City

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President shall impose the following restrictions on the heads of state of countries that are state sponsors of terrorism who are attending events at the United Nations headquarters building in New York City:

(1)

Restrict the travel of such heads of state only to travel between one of the three New York City area airports and the country’s mission or embassy in New York City and the United Nations headquarters building in New York City.

(2)

Restrict the participation of such heads of state only to United Nations-sanctioned events, including by restricting the participation of such heads of state in any function at the Federal, State, or local level unless it is directly related to the activities of the United Nations.

(b)

Waiver

The President may waive the application of subsection (a) if the President—

(1)

determines that it is in the national security interest of the United States to do so; and

(2)

submits to Congress a report that contains the reasons for such determination.

(c)

Definition

In this section, the term state sponsor of terrorism means a country the government of which the Secretary of State has determined, for purposes of section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979, section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act, or any other provision of law, to be a government that has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.