IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 29, 2014
Mr. Paul (for himself, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Moran, Mr. McConnell, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Coats, Mr. Graham, Mr. Burr, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Shelby, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Toomey, and Mr. Lee) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations
To prohibit certain assistance to the Palestinian Authority.
This Act may be cited as the
Stand with Israel Act of 2014
Prohibition on foreign assistance
Except as provided under subsection (b) and notwithstanding any other provision of law, no amounts may be obligated or expended to provide any direct United States assistance, loan guarantee, or debt relief to the Palestinian Authority, or any affiliated governing entity or leadership organization.
The prohibition under subsection (a) shall have no effect for a fiscal year if the President certifies to Congress during that fiscal year that the Palestinian Authority has—
formally recognized the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state;
publicly recognized the state of Israel;
purged all individuals with terrorist ties from security services;
terminated funding of anti-American and anti-Israel incitement;
publicly pledged to not engage in war with Israel; and
honored previous diplomatic agreements.
The prohibition under section 2 shall take effect on the later of—
June 1, 2014; or
the date of the enactment of this Act.