S. 1175 (110th): Child Soldier Prevention Act of 2007

Apr 19, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 2620 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 07, 2007

H.R. 3028 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 12, 2007

Richard Durbin
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated
Apr 19, 2007
14 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2620 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 07, 2007

H.R. 3028 (Related)
Child Soldier Prevention Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 2007


This bill was introduced on April 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 19, 2007
Referred to Committee Apr 19, 2007
Full Title

A bill to end the use of child soldiers in hostilities around the world, and for other purposes.


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35 cosponsors (24D, 11R) (show)

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Child Soldier Prevention Act of 2007 - Defines "child soldier."
Prohibits, with a national interest waiver, funds appropriated or otherwise made available for specified military and related areas from being obligated or otherwise made available to the government of a country identified by the Department of State as having governmental armed forces or government supported armed groups, including paramilitaries, militias, or civil defense forces, that recruit or use child soldiers.
Directs the Secretary of State to notify any government so identified.
Authorizes the President to reinstate assistance upon certifying to Congress that a government is implementing: (1) compliance measures; and (2) mechanisms to prohibit future use of child soldiers and to ensure that no children are recruited, conscripted, or otherwise compelled to serve as child soldiers.
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to a country for international military education and training otherwise prohibited under this Act upon certifying to Congress that such assistance is for programs that implement measures to demobilize child soldiers and for programs to support professionalization of the military.

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