H.R. 571: Karl Hoerig Foreign Aid Suspension Act

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 06, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 571

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Johnson of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To suspend United States assistance to Brazil until such time as Brazil amends its laws to remove the prohibition on extradition of nationals of Brazil to other countries.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Karl Hoerig Foreign Aid Suspension Act .

2.

Suspension of United States assistance to Brazil until Brazil amends its laws to remove the prohibition on extradition of nationals of Brazil to other countries

(a)

Suspension of assistance

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds made available to any Federal department or agency may be used to provide assistance to Brazil until the President determines and certifies to Congress that the Government of Brazil has amended its laws to remove the prohibition on extradition of nationals of Brazil to other countries.

(b)

Waiver

The President may waive the application of subsection (a) on a case-by-case basis if the President determines and certifies to Congress that is in the national interests of the United States to do so.

(c)

Effective date

This Act takes effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and applies with respect to funds made available to any Federal department or agency for any fiscal year after fiscal year 2013.