HR 3167 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3167

To endorse the vision of further enlargement of the NATO Alliance articulated by President George W. Bush on June 15, 2001, and by former President William J. Clinton on October 22, 1996, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 24, 2001

Mr. BEREUTER (for himself, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. HASTERT, Mr. BONIOR, Mr. ARMEY, Mr. HYDE, Mr. GILMAN, Mr. GOSS, Mr. COX, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. MICA, and Mr. TANNER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations


A BILL

To endorse the vision of further enlargement of the NATO Alliance articulated by President George W. Bush on June 15, 2001, and by former President William J. Clinton on October 22, 1996, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

of Europe's emerging democracies who are ready to shoulder the responsibilities of membership . . . [n]o nation will be automatically excluded . . . [n]o country outside NATO will have a veto . . . [a] gray zone of insecurity must not reemerge in Europe'.

SEC. 3. DECLARATIONS OF POLICY.

SEC. 4. DESIGNATION OF SLOVAKIA TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE UNDER THE NATO PARTICIPATION ACT OF 1994.

SEC. 5. AUTHORIZATION OF SECURITY ASSISTANCE FOR COUNTRIES DESIGNATED UNDER THE NATO PARTICIPATION ACT OF 1994.

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