HR 5147 IH

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5147

To prohibit the importation of diamonds mined in certain countries, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 12, 2000

Mr. HALL of Ohio (for himself, Mr. WOLF, and Ms. MCKINNEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To prohibit the importation of diamonds mined in certain countries, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

TITLE I--PROHIBITION ON IMPORTS

SEC. 101. PROHIBITION ON IMPORTS.

SEC. 102. WAIVERS.

TITLE II--CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

SEC. 201. CERTIFICATES AND STATEMENTS INDICATING COUNTRY OF MINING.

SEC. 202. ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. 203. EXEMPTION AND WAIVERS.

SEC. 204. REPORTS BY SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.

TITLE III--INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS

SEC. 301. FINDINGS.

SEC. 302. ACTION BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH.

TITLE IV--SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE ON CONFLICT DIAMONDS

SEC. 401. SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE ON CONFLICT DIAMONDS.

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