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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 Appropriations Act.

S. Res. 191 expressing the sense of the Senate regarding East Timor and supporting the multinational force.

H. Res. 292 expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the referendum in East Timor. (Passed Sept. 28, 1999

Senate 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 international.

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 of 1961.

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, 1999
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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