Past Legislation in Congress
HR 2895 and S.1568 - impose an
immediate suspension of assistance to the Government of Indonesia until the results of the
August 30, 1999, vote in East Timor have been implemented, and for other purposes.
Statements on introduction of S1568. (Note: Sen. Feingold
the text of S1568 was changed and passed
by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on September 27, 1999, and HR 2895 did not get out of committee.
Several of the restrictions from the bill were passed as part of the Omnibus
S. Res. 191
expressing the sense of the Senate regarding East Timor and supporting the
H. Res. 292
expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the
referendum in East Timor. (Passed Sept. 28, 1999
Resolution 237 May 22, 1998
Expressing the Sense of the Senate Regarding the Situation in Indonesia and East Timor
HCON 258 IH1S 105th CONGRESS 2d Session
Whereas the Indonesian financial collapse and political crisis have revealed that
Indonesian corruption and violent repression are a serious threat to the stability of the
H. CON. RES. 281 May 22, 1998
Expressing the sense of Congress that Indonesia completes a transition to a democratically
elected, nonmilitary government.
International Military Training Accountability Act 105th
CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3802
To prohibit the provision of defense services and training under the Arms Export Control
Act or any other Act to foreign countries that are prohibited from receiving international
military education and training under chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act
HR 3918 IH May 20, 1998
To prohibit the transfer of lethal military equipment, helicopters, replacement structural
components and ammunition for that equipment and helicopters, and other related assistance
to the Government of Indonesia unless the President certifies that the Government of
Indonesia has been elected in free and fair elections, does not repress civilian political
expression, and has made substantial improvement in human rights conditions in Indonesia,
East Timor, and Irian Jaya (West Papua).
SRES 96 IS 106th CONGRESS 106th CONGRESS 1st Session, May 5,
Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding a peaceful process of self-determination in
East Timor, and for other purposes.
East Timor Paramilitary Accountability Resolution 1st
Session H. CON. RES. 97, May 5, 1999
Urging the prohibition on military assistance and arms transfers to the Government of
Indonesia until the President certifies that the government of Indonesia is no longer
arming, financing, or supporting paramilitary units in East Timor and has taken certain
other actions relating to East Timor, and
for other purposes.
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