S 760 RS

Calendar No. 62

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 760

[Report No. 108-36]

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

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 1, 2003

Mr. GRASSLEY (for himself, Mr. BAUCUS, Mr. DEWINE, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. GREGG, Mr. BINGAMAN, Mr. FEINGOLD, Ms. SNOWE, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, Mr. SANTORUM, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. KERRY, Mr. LUGAR, Mr. CORZINE, Mr. TALENT, Mr. LEVIN, and Ms. MIKULSKI) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

April 9, 2003

Reported by Mr. GRASSLEY, with amendments

[Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic]


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.

verification of the Kimberley Process Certificate accompanying the shipment.

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.

not more than $50,000, or, if a natural person, may be imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both; and any officer, director, or agent of any corporation who willfully participates in such violation may be punished by a like fine, imprisonment, or both.

SEC. 9. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 10. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 11. KIMBERLEY PROCESS IMPLEMENTATION COORDINATING COMMITTEE.

SEC. [Struck out->] 11 [<-Struck out] 12. REPORTS.

SEC. [Struck out->] 12 [<-Struck out] 13. GAO REPORT.

SEC. [Struck out->] 13 [<-Struck out] 14. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Calendar No. 62

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 760

[Report No. 108-36]

A BILL

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


April 9, 2003

Reported with amendments

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