Description: TO PASS H.R. 12412, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE AN APPROPRIATION FOR DISASTER RELIEF, REHABILITATION AND RECONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE TOAPAKISTAN, NICARAGUA AND THE SOHELIAN NATIONS OF AFRICA.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Foreign Disaster Assistance Act - Revises the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 by authorizing appropriations to provide disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance to Pakistan, Nicaragua, and the drought-stricken nations of Africa, and Ethiopia (limiting such assistance to not more than $10,000,000 for Ethiopia).
Requires the Secretary of State to keep the appropriate committees of Congress informed of the status of negotiations regarding any debt owed the
United States by any foreign governments.
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Bill titles: An Act to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize appropriations to provide disaster and other relief to Pakistan, Nicaragua, and the drought-stricken nations of Africa, and for other purposes.; A bill to amend Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize an appropriation to provide disaster relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction assistance to Pakistan, Nicaragua, and the Sahelian Nations of Africa.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-43, p. H2311;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov