H.R. 6600, Ethiopia Stabilization, Peace, and Democracy Act
Source: Congressional Budget Office
February 9, 2022
H.R. 6600 would require the President to impose sanctions on foreign persons the Administration determines have taken the following actions in Ethiopia:
• Threatened peace and stability,
• Undermined progress toward a ceasefire,
• Obstructed humanitarian assistance, or
• Violated human rights.
The bill also would suspend certain U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia and authorize the Administration to help entities investigate and seek accountability for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide in that country. Lastly, the bill would require the Administration to develop and implement a strategy to promote peace, reconciliation, and human rights in Ethiopia and to report to the Congress on its actions under the bill and on other related matters.