The US Senate Commission on foreign Affairs approved on Thursday, August 4, Taylor force and the reduction of financial assistance to the Palestinian authority in the amount paid by the PA to terrorists and their families.
The law was approved with the support of all Republican members of the Commission and half of the representatives of the Democratic party.
In the near future it needs to be submitted for approval of the Senate.
Proponents of the law, named in honor of the deceased in 2016 in the terrorist attack in Israel American student of Taylor’s force was able to enlist the support of Democrats after they agreed to limit the law only funds channelled directly to the Palestinian authority. Targeted funds for specific humanitarian projects such as building hospitals and schools, the law will not apply, according to the newspaper «gaarets».
In addition, at the initiative of the democratic Senator Tim Kane in the bill included a paragraph about the establishment of a special Fund, which will be credited to the funds not paid PA. These funds will be forwarded to the authorities in Ramallah a year after the Palestinian authority will be able to prove that he had ceased to Fund terrorists.
Authors of the law are senators Lindsey Graham, Roy blunt and Dunn Koat.
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