H.R.2639 - Global Democracy Promotion Act

To prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provision of assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provision of assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. as introduced.
  • Short: Global Democracy Promotion Act as introduced.

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07/25/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Representative

Nita Lowey

D-NY

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Official Summary

Global Democracy Promotion Act - States that in determining eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not: (1) be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health or medical services provided by such

Official Summary

Global Democracy Promotion Act - States that in determining eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not:
(1) be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health or medical services provided by such organizations with non-U.S. government funds if such services do not violate the laws of the country in which they are being provided and would not violate U.S. federal law if provided in the United States, and
(2) be subject to requirements relating to the use of non-U.S. government funds for advocacy and lobbying activities other than those that apply to U.S. nongovernmental organizations receiving assistance under part I of such Act.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.2639

  • IPAS
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Pathfinder International
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Amplify
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • ...and 4 more. See all.

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