H. R. 406
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 20, 2023
Mr. Castro of Texas (for himself, Mrs. Kim of California, and Mr. Meeks) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
To provide for the treatment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as an international organization for purposes of the International Organizations Immunities Act, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Providing Appropriate Recognition and Treatment Needed to Enhance Relations with ASEAN Act or the
PARTNER with ASEAN Act.
Extension to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
The provisions of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288 et seq.) may be extended to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in the same manner, to the same extent, and subject to the same conditions as such provisions may be extended to a public international organization in which the United States participates pursuant to any treaty or under the authority of any Act of Congress authorizing such participation or making an appropriation for such participation.