P.L. 109-456, The Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act of 2006
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S. 2125 would authorize the appropriation of funds for each of fiscal years 2006 and 2007 to provide assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The act also would direct the Department of State to request increased funding for the Democratic Republic of the Congo in its annual budget requests through fiscal year 2009. The act would require the President to develop a strategy to implement various policies outlined in the act with regard to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Finally, the act would direct the President to appoint a Special Envoy to help resolve instability in the Eastern Congo.