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Last Updated:10/25/01
Amendment introduced by Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wisconsin), October 24, 2001
The Senator from Wisconsin [Mr. FEINGOLD], for himself and Mr. Wellstone, proposes an amendment numbered 1951.

(Purpose: To provide an additional condition for the procurement of chemicals for aerial coca fumigation under the Andean Counterdrug Initiative)

On page 143, beginning on line 9, strike ``and (3)'' and all that followed through the colon and insert the following: ``(3) effective mechanisms are in place to evaluate claims of local citizens that their health was harmed or their licit agricultural crops were damaged by such aerial coca fumigation, and provide fair compensation for meritorious claims; and (4) within 6 months of the enactment of this provision alternative development programs have been developed, in consultation with communities and local authorities in the departments in which such aerial coca fumigation is planned, and in the areas in which such aerial coca fumigation has been conducted, such programs are being implemented within 6 months of the enactment of this provision:

As of October 25, 2001, this document was also available online at http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/B?r107:@FIELD(FLD003+s)+@FIELD(DDATE+20011024)

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