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Amendment introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California), June 22, 2000
On page 155, between lines 18 and 19, insert the following:

PROHIBITION ON USE OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESOURCES FOR CERTAIN ACTIVITIES IN COLOMBIA

Sec. 6107. (a) Support for Counterinsurgency Operations: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be obligated or expended for the use of any personnel, equipment, or other resources of the Department of Defense for the support of any training program involving a Colombian unit that engages in counterinsurgency operations.
(b) Law Enforcement Activities: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be obligated or expended for the direct participation of a member of the Armed Forces or a civilian employee of the Department of Defense in any law enforcement activities in Colombia, including search, seizure, arrest, or similar activities.
(c) Counterdrug Field Operations: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be obligated or expended to permit a member of the Armed Forces or civilian employee of the Department of Defense to--
(1) accompany any United States drug enforcement agent, or any law enforcement or military personnel of Colombia with counterdrug authority, on any counterdrug field operation; or

(2) participate in any activity in which counterdrug-related hostilities are imminent.
(d) Sense of Senate: It is the sense of the Senate that members of the Armed Forces of the United States in Colombia should make every effort to minimize the possibility of confrontation, whether armed or otherwise, with civilians in Colombia.

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