S 2627 IS

108th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2627

To express the policy of the United States with respect to the adherence by the United States to global standards in the transfer of small arms and light weapons, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 8, 2004

Mrs. FEINSTEIN (for herself, Mr. AKAKA, and Mr. LEAHY) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations


A BILL

To express the policy of the United States with respect to the adherence by the United States to global standards in the transfer of small arms and light weapons, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

States from all transfers, for commercial use, of such weapons and equipment would assist efforts to limit the global proliferation of small arms and light weapons.

SEC. 3. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS.

SEC. 4. DECLARATIONS OF POLICY.

SEC. 5. INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS.

SEC. 6. NATO PROGRAMS.

SEC. 7. INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION AGAINST THE ILLICIT MANUFACTURING OF AND TRAFFICKING IN FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, EXPLOSIVES, AND OTHER RELATED MATERIALS.

SEC. 8. ANNUAL REPORT ON STATES THAT HAVE NOT COOPERATED IN SMALL ARMS PROGRAMS.

SEC. 9. CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION ON CERTAIN EXPORT LICENSES.

SEC. 10. REGISTRY OF SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS SERIAL NUMBERS.

SEC. 11. STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 12. DEFINITIONS.

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