Mr. HATCH (for Mr. Brown) proposed an amendment to the bill, S. 735, supra; as follows:
At the appropriate place in the bill, add the following new section--
`SEC. . TERRORISM AND THE PEACE PROCESS IN NORTHERN IRELAND.
(a) Sense of Congress: It is the Sense of the Congress that--
(1) All parties involved in the peace process should renounce the use of violence and refrain from employing terrorist tactics, including punishment beatings;
(2) The United States should take no action that supports those who use international terrorism as a means of furthering their ends in the peace process in northern Ireland;
(3) United States policy should not discourage any agreement reached in northern Ireland that is ratified by a democratic referendum.
(b) Report: Section 620 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 is amended by adding the following--
`SEC. 620G. REPORT ON NORTHERN IRELAND.
The President shall provide a biannual report beginning 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act to the appropriate committees of Congress on--
(1) The renunciation of violence and steps taken toward disarmament by all parties in the northern Ireland peace process;
(2) Any terrorist incidents in northern Ireland in the intervening six months, their perpetrators, actions taken by the United States to denounce the acts of violence, United States efforts to assist in the detention and arrest of these terrorists and U.S. efforts to arrest or detain any elements that have provided them direct or indirect support;
(3) Fundraising in the United States by the Irish Republican Army, Sinn Fein or any associated organization and whether any of these funds have been used to support international terrorist activities.'