Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 3326 - World Bank Accountability Act of 2017

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

January 16, 2017 2:23 PM

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Barr (KY)


Makes U.S. opposition to IDA assistance for a foreign government mandatory if the government knowingly fails to enforce UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea. The amendment includes Presidential waiver authority.

Connolly (VA)


Directs the U.S. executive director of the World Bank to promote collection of beneficial ownership information for companies that receive funds appropriated for the World Bank. Includes a reporting requirement on steps taken to implement this directive.

Connolly (VA)


Requires a report on steps taken by the World Bank to ensure G-5 visa holders (foreign domestic workers) employed by World Bank diplomats and staff are informed of the protections afforded to them pursuant to the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act.

Moore, Gwen (WI)


LATE Strikes provisions that condition disbursement of US funds to IDA for next 6 years and replaces with instructions to Secretary of Treasury to use the "voice and vote" of the US at the Bank to promote all policy reforms contained in legislation.

Norman (SC)


LATE REVISED Modifies a Treasury reporting requirement to ensure that the World Bank is promoting reduction of government barriers to entrepreneurship as an important component of poverty reduction.