Pursuant to section 706 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
of Fiscal Year 2003, while Venezuela has failed demonstrably, a national interest waiver under the FAA allows the continuation of U.S.
"We have chosen our ambassador."Schumer, speaking on the Senate floor, said it was "totally inappropriate" that Iran chose Hamid Aboutalebi as its UN envoy and that it would rightly inflame the outrage of the former hostages and their families if he had been allowed to enter the US."We ought to close the door on him, and others like him, before he even comes to the United States, and that's exactly what this bill will do," Schumer said.The Senate measure would amend the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
by adding UN representatives who have participated in terrorist acts to the list of those to whom the president may deny visas.
Congress authorizes these funds as part of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
and currently appropriates the money in the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriations legislation.
Tucked away in the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 2003, Congress included the following provision:
At the heart of this debate is a 2002 instruction to the State Department (within the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
) by Congress.
ISLAMABAD, July 28, 2011 (Frontier Star): Islamabad-based Sindhi writers, intellectuals and broadcasters have hailed the US Congressmen for their unanimous consent to the Amendment to Foreign Affairs bill for Sindhi language Programing.In a literary meeting held here in a local hotel under the auspices of Pakistan Intellectual Forum (PIF) Islamabad chapter on Wednesday, the writers expressed profound thanks to the US Congresss Foreign Affairs Committee that has approved the funds made available to the Voice of America, $1.5 million be used only for Sindhi language programming.On July 21, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) offered an amendment to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 2012.
The Bill, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
, in its current form would still impose tighter controls over aid, making it contingent on measurable progress by Pakistan.
107-228, the Fiscal Year 2003 Foreign Relations Authorization Act
, which requires the Department to report on actions taken by the U.S.
1950 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act
, Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005) by Rep.
A similar 65% requirement would be imposed on State Department purchases under an amendment to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
passed by the House July 16.
Bush, however, said his administration will not necessarily be bound to obey provisions of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act
for fiscal 2003 as they should be considered as advisory.