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house Bill H.R. 2544


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      house Committees
      Committee on Financial Services
      Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedJune 27th, 2013

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Official Title

To limit United States economic assistance and to oppose World Bank and International Monetary Fund assistance to the Government of Egypt.


Conditioning Economic Assistance and Support to Egypt Act or CEASE Act - Prohibits specified U.S. economic assistance and opposes World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) assistance to the government of Egypt unless the President certifies to Congress that the government of Egypt: (1) has implemented legal reforms to protect political, economic, and religious freedoms and human rights; (2) is demonstrating a commitment to free and fair elections; (3) is implementing all measures in the 1979 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty; (4) is taking action to eliminate smuggling networks, destroy tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, and combat terrorism in the Sinai; (5) in consultation with the Department of Defense (DOD), has produced an analysis of Egypt's current security needs; and (6) has lifted restrictions in law and practice on the work and funding of Egyptian and international nongovernmental human rights and democracy organizations.

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