H.R.5065 - UNRWA Humanitarian Accountability Act

To ensure accountability for United States taxpayers' humanitarian assistance for Palestinian refugees. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To ensure accountability for United States taxpayers' humanitarian assistance for Palestinian refugees. as introduced.
  • Short: UNRWA Humanitarian Accountability Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

UNRWA Humanitarian Accountability Act - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to withhold U.S. contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) or to any successor or related entity unless the Secretary of State certifies to Con

Official Summary

UNRWA Humanitarian Accountability Act - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to withhold U.S. contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) or to any successor or related entity unless the Secretary of State certifies to Congress that:
(1) no UNRWA official, employee, representative, or affiliate is a member of a foreign terrorist organization, has propagated anti-American, anti-Israel, or anti-Semitic rhetoric, or has used UNRWA resources to propagate political materials regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict;
(2) no UNRWA facility is used by a foreign terrorist organization;
(3) no UNRWA school uses educational materials that propagates anti-American, anti-Israel, or anti-Semitic rhetoric;
(4) UNRWA is subject to auditing oversight; and
(5) UNRWA holds no accounts or other affiliations with financial institutions deemed by the United States to be complicit in money laundering and terror financing. Limits, upon certification compliance, U.S. contributions to UNRWA.

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