H.R.1206 - Syria Accountability and Liberation Act

To strengthen sanctions against the Government of Syria, to enhance multilateral commitment to address the Government of Syria's threatening policies, to establish a program to support a transition to a democratically-elected government in Syria, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Syria Accountability and Liberation Act as introduced.
  • Official: To strengthen sanctions against the Government of Syria, to enhance multilateral commitment to address the Government of Syria's threatening policies, to establish a program to support a transition to a democratically-elected government in Syria, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Syria Accountability and Liberation Act - Maintains U.S. restrictions against Syria until the President certifies that Syria: (1) has ceased support for terrorism; (2) has dismantled biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons programs and has committed to combat their proliferation; (3) respe

Official Summary

Syria Accountability and Liberation Act - Maintains U.S. restrictions against Syria until the President certifies that Syria:
(1) has ceased support for terrorism;
(2) has dismantled biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons programs and has committed to combat their proliferation;
(3) respects the boundaries and sovereignty of all neighboring countries; and
(4) upholds human rights and civil liberties. Imposes specified trade, assistance, admissions, and military sanctions, as appropriate, on persons or countries that transfer goods or technology contributing to Syria's biological, chemical, nuclear, or advanced conventional weapons programs. Imposes specified sanctions aimed at Syria's energy sector. Sets forth diplomatic measures intended to isolate the government of Syria. Authorizes the President to provide assistance to support a democratic transition in Syria.

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  • American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee




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