Summary

                            To condition assistance to the West Bank and Gaza on steps by the Palestinian Authority to end violence and terrorism against Israeli citizens.

Introduced in House
Taylor Force Act

This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of
State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: 

 * is taking steps to end acts of violence against U.S. and Israeli citizens
   perpetrated by individuals under its jurisdictional control, such as the
   March 2016 attack that killed former Army officer Taylor Force; 
 * is publicly condemning such acts of violence and is investigating, or
   cooperating in investigations of, such acts; and 
 * has terminated payments for acts of terrorism against U.S. and Israeli
   citizens to any individual who has been convicted and imprisoned for such
   acts, to any individual who died committing such acts, and to family members
   of such an individual.



                        

Actions

  • Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

    Feb 16th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Feb 16th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Feb 16th, 2017