HR 1584 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1584

To implement effective measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 3, 2003

Mr. HOUGHTON (for himself, Mr. THOMAS, and Mr. RANGEL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To implement effective measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. MEASURES FOR THE IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION OF ROUGH DIAMONDS.

SEC. 5. REGULATORY AND OTHER AUTHORITY.

SEC. 6. IMPORTING AND EXPORTING AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 7. STATEMENT OF POLICY.

SEC. 8. ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. 9. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 10. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 11. REPORTS.

SEC. 12. GAO REPORT.

SEC. 13. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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