International Narcotics Control
International Narcotics Control Act of 1986 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to increase the FY 1987 authorization for assistance for international narcotics control.
Provides that any aircraft made available to foreign countries for narcotics-related purposes shall be provided only on a lease or loan basis.
Requires the Secretary of State to maintain detailed records on the use of such aircraft.
Earmarks a specified amount of the FY 1987 international narcotics control assistance for pilot and aircraft maintenance training for narcotics control activities.
Imposes certain restriction on the provision of U.S. assistance for illicit drug producing countries and drug-transit countries.
Earmarks a specified amount of the FY 1987 international narcotics control assistance for research, development, and testing of safe and effective herbicides for use in the aerial eradication of coca.
Requires the Comptroller General to investigate and report to the Congress on the effectiveness of the international narcotics control assistance program.
Requires the President's annual report to the Congress on the international strategy to prevent cultivation and trafficking in narcotics to include a discussion of the extent to which each source country has cooperated with U.S. narcotics control efforts through the extradition or prosecution of drug traffickers and a description of the state of negotiations on updated extradition treaties.
Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit participation by any U.S. officer or employee in direct narcotics arrests in foreign countries.
Provides exceptions to such prohibition.
Commends the decision of the Secretary of State to issue diplomatic passports to officials and employees of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress before changing such policy.
Requires the executive branch to establish expeditiously the information sharing system that will list all drug arrests of foreign nationals in the United States as required by the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987.
Requires the executive branch to report to the Congress when the system is established.
Amends the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985 to place conditions on assistance for Bolivia. Requires that a specified amount of the narcotics control assistance for Mexico for FY 1987 be withheld until the President reports to the Congress that Mexico has:
(1) investigated the murders of a Drug Enforcement Agency agent and his pilot;
(2) investigated the detention and torture of DEA agent Victor Cortez, Jr.; and
(3) brought to trial and is effectively prosecuting those responsible.
Requires the President to transmit biannual reports to the Congress on major illicit drug producing contries and major drug-transit countries.
Requires restrictions on U.S. assistance to such countries.
Earmarks a specified amount of the FY 1987 administration of justice program authorization to be used to provide Colombia (and other countries in the region) assistance to protect officials who are targets of narcoterrorism attacks.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that a reward should be established for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Jorge Luis Ochoa Vasquez. Urges the Secretary of State to increase efforts to negotiate with relevant countries to facilitate the interdiction of vessels suspected of carrying illicit narcotics.
Directs the President to take appropriate actions against countries which refuse to negotiate.
Requires the Secretary to submit semiannual reports to the Congress identifying such countries.
Urges the President to direct Federal officials to give greater priority to the collection and sharing of information concerning narcotics-related activities abroad.
Requires the President to direct that an updated threat assessment of narcotics trafficking from Africa be prepared.
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to promote the development and implementation of a drug eradication program through multinational development bank assistance.
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish pilot programs to encourage substitution for narcotic crops in Mexico. Urges the President to explore the possibility of engaging security-oriented organizations (such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) in cooperative drug programs.
Declares congressional support for the United Nations General Assembly decision to convene an International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Calls for the conduct of a study of the effectiveness of the United Nations drug-related declarations, conventions, and entities.
Requires the President to report any recommendations which result from such study to the Congress. Urges the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs to complete work on a new draft convention against illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Urges the President to direct the Secretary of State to enter into negotiations with Mexico to create the Mexico-United States Intergovernmental Commission on Narcotics and Psychotropic Drug Abuse and Control. Urges Pakistan to adopt and implement a comprehensive narcotics control program.
Requires the Secretary of State to report to the Congress with respect to the adoption and implementation of such program.
Urges the President to instruct the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations to request that the problem of illicit drug production in Iran, Afghanistan, and Laos be raised at the International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking. Increases FY 1987 authorization for drug education programs abroad.
Requires the Director of the U.S. Information Agency and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development to include in their annual reports to the Congress a description of the drug education programs carried out by their respective agencies.