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Published On: Wed, Apr 30th, 2014

Sen. Paul introduces ‘Stand with Israel Act of 2014’, Ends foreign aid to Palestinian government

In a follow up to a news release Monday concerning future foreign aid to the Palestinian government, Sen. Rand Paul yesterday introduced Senate bill, S. 2265, the Stand with Israel Act of 2014.

photo Ron Almo

photo Ron Almo

This legislation halts all U.S. aid to the Palestinian government until they agree to a ceasefire and recognize the right of Israel to exist.

“Today, I introduced legislation to make all future aid to the Palestinian government conditional upon the new unity government putting itself on the record recognizing the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state and agreeing to a lasting peace.”
 
TEXT:
“Prohibition on Foreign Assistance.
 
(a) In General.  Except as provided under subsection (b) and notwithstanding any other provision of law, no amounts may be obligated or expended to provide any direct United States assistance, loan guarantee, or debt relief to the Palestinian Authority, or any affiliated governing entity or leadership organization.
 
(b) Exception.  The prohibition under subsection (a) shall have no effect for a fiscal year if the President certifies to Congress during that fiscal year that the Palestinian Authority has —
(1) Formally recognized the right of Israel to exist as a Jewish state;
(2) Publicly recognized the state of Israel;
(3) Renounced terrorism;
(4) Purged all individuals with terrorist ties from security services;
(4) Terminated funding of anti-American and anti-Israel incitement;
(5) Publicly pledged to not engage in war with Israel; and
(6) Honored previous diplomatic agreements.”

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    […] legislation, which holds the same text as the Stand with Israel Act of 2015, would halt all U.S. foreign aid to the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) until the P.A. renounces […]

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    […] April, Paul introduced the Stand with Israel Act of 2014. That legislation would have halted all U.S. aid to the Palestinian government until they agree to […]

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