H. R. 4224
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 15, 2007
Mr. Fossella introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
To prohibit the Secretary of State from making a contribution to the United Nations until such time as the United Nations is in compliance with fire, building, and safety codes.
Withholding of contributions to the United Nations for building noncompliance
The Secretary of State may not make a contribution to any regularly assessed biennial budget of the United Nations unless the Secretary has—
confirmed with the Mayor of the City of New York that United Nations facilities located in the City are in full compliance with all fire, building, and safety codes; and
submitted to Congress a certification with respect to a confirmation under paragraph (1).