Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003 report (to accompany H.R. 1828) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations

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Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- Government policy -- Syria,
  • Economic sanctions, American -- Syria,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Syria,
  • Syria -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Syria -- Foreign relations -- Lebanon,
  • Lebanon -- Foreign relations -- Syria,
  • Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1990-

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SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-314
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL14537659M
OCLC/WorldCa53439190

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This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Syria Accountability and Leba-nese Sovereignty Restoration Act of ’’. SEC. FINDINGS. Congress makes the following findings: (1) On JPresident Bush stated ‘‘Syria must choose the right side in the war on terror by closing terrorist camps and expelling terrorist organizations’’.

Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of - (Sec. 3) Declares the sense of Congress that the Government of Syria should immediately and unconditionally halt support for terrorism, permanently and openly declare its total renunciation of all forms of terrorism, and close all terrorist offices and facilities in Syria, including the offices of Hamas, Hizballah, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

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This act. H.R. (th). To halt Syrian support for terrorism, end its occupation of Lebanon, stop its development of weapons of mass destruction, cease its illegal importation of Iraqi oil and illegal shipments of weapons and other military items to Iraq, and by so doing hold Syria accountable for the serious international security problems it has caused in the Middle East, and for.

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Sections 5(a)(1) and 5(a)(2)(A) of the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of (Pub.codified as a note to 22 U.S.C. ) (the SAA) require a prohibition on the export to Syria of all items on the Commerce Control List (in 15 CFR part ) (CCL) and a prohibition on the export to Syria of products of the United States, other than food and medicine.

The President also. On Decemwith little fanfare, George W. Bush signed the Syria Accountability (and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration) Act SAA — which empowers the president to place economic and. This Act may be cited as the ‘Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of ’.

SEC. FINDINGS. Congress makes the following findings: (1) On JPresident Bush stated ‘Syria must choose the right side in the war on terror by closing terrorist camps and expelling terrorist organizations’.

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12,Stat. (22 U.S.C. note) Pub. The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of Two Years On. The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of Two Years On. David Schenker. Also available in. June 7, On June 7,Institute senior fellow David Schenker testified before the House of Representatives Committee on International Relations Subcommittee on.

The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act ofa reheated and amended legislative proposal proffered and then refrigerated invows additional US sanctions to “hold Syria accountable for the serious international security problems it has caused in the Middle East.”.

Congressman Engel is the lead sponsor of the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act ofwhich successfully sparked international pressure on Syria to withdraw from Lebanon. He also sponsored a key resolution recognizing Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel. Page 15 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC Thank you so much, Congressman Engel, and your full.

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[United States. Congress. In Decemberthe President signed the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act ofwhich provides for the imposition of a series of sanctions against Syria.

The Act requires that sanctions be imposed against Syria, absent a determination that Syria meets certain requirements set out in the Act.

The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act offers the Administration the right mechanism to press the Syrian regime to immediately halt its destructive policies. This act bans all military and dual use exports to Syria.

It requires the imposition of two or more of the wide range of sanctions provided for in the bill. In Octoberthe House of Representatives passed H.R - the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of - by a vote of The bill calls for a halt to Syrian support for terrorism, an end to its occupation of Lebanon, a halt to its development of weapons of mass destruction, and a cessation of its illegal.

On DecemPresident Bush signed into law the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act ofa law designed to pressure Syrian. On Novemthe Senate voted for the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of which calls for a halt to Syrian support for terrorism, an end to its occupation of Lebanon, a halt to its development of weapons of mass destruction, and a cessation of its illegal importation of Iraqi oil.

In Decemberthe President signed the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act ofwhich provides for the imposition of a series of sanctions against Syria. The Act requires that sanctions be imposed against Syria, absent a determination that Syria meets certain requirements set out in the Act.

Section 5(a)(1) of the Act requires the President to prohibit the. The punitive steps had been anxiously sought by some members of Congress, which, inpassed the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act. The Syria Accountability Act offormally known as the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act (SALSRA), was one of the main economic weapons deployed against Syria following 9/ The sanctions that it imposed would lead to instability preceding the Syrian.

Onpursuant to his authority under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C.and the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of   The House today is scheduled to debate the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act, which authorizes President Bush to impose tough new sanctions against Syrian President.

An additional layer of sanctions was added in May with the issuance of Executive Orderwhich implemented the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of and imposed additional measures pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.

Pelosi Statement in Support of Syria Accountability Act. Octo Washington, D.C. -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke this afternoon on the House floor in support of H.R.the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act, which passed the.

On Decemover State Department objections, the Congress passed the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act calling upon Syria "to halt Syrian support for terrorism, end its occupation of Lebanon, and stop its development of weapons of mass destruction." W. “Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act”, Voltaire Network, 12 December The Lebanese civil war ().

The measure, which calls for Syria to cease providing support and safe haven to ““terrorist organizations”” and to ““let Lebanon be ruled by the Lebanese people without the presence of [the Syrian] occupation army,”” was one of several put forward by Congress in April to support Israel and to isolate the Palestinians in the wake of Operation Defensive Shield and other.

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Andrew J. Tabler; Democratic Change in Syria; References. In December President George W. Bush signed the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act (PDF) into law, which levied additional sanctions against Syria.

Section 5(a)(1) of the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Act of (Pub.codified as a note to 22 U.S.C. ) (the SAA), requires a prohibition on the export to Syria of all items on the Commerce Control List (CCL).

The SAA also requires that the President impose two or more of the six additional sanctions set forth. President Bush has signed legislation that seeks to punish Syria for its alleged ties to terrorism by authorizing economic and diplomatic sanctions against Damascus.

The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of categorizes Syria as a “rogue state”, as a country which supports terrorism.

A war on Syria is viewed by the Pentagon as part of the broader war directed against Iran. The Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act.

In a bill signed by President Bush and passed with only eight dissenting votes in both houses of Congress, the United States strengthened sanctions against Syria.

The US Congress would also pass the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act to open the door for operations in Syria and Lebanon. The Guardian reported on Ap [US Defense Secretary Rumsfeld ordered] contingency plans for a war on Syria.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the Apissue of National Review. Last month, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Rep. Eliot Engel introduced their Lebanon and Syria Liberation Act. In light of these circumstances, a letter has circulated through Congress urging President Obama to implement key sanctions set forth in the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty.Syria.

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) (the SAA) require a prohibition on the export to Syria of all items on the Commerce Control List (in 15 CFR part ) (CCL) and a prohibition on the export to Syria of products of the United States.The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security website lists the initiation of an embargo status against Syria as commencing in December under the Syria Accountability and.

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