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Full Text of this Amendment

SA 3792. Mr. MARTINEZ (for himself, Mr. NELSON of Florida, Mr. MENENDEZ, and Mr. ENSIGN) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

In lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted, insert the following:
The Senate--
(1) finds that--
(A) since 1982, the Department of State has consistently added Cuba to the list of State sponsors of terrorism;
(B) the Cuban regime continues to repress political dissent in Cuba;
(C) the Cuban regime continues to arbitrarily imprison and violate the civil rights of the citizens of Cuba; and
(D) the Cuban regime continues the practice of ``tourism apartheid'' by restricting the access of the citizens of Cuba to hospitals, restaurants, and food stores that are reserved only for foreigners;
(2) condemns the anti-democratic and repressive actions by the Cuban Regime;
(3) supports the people of Cuba in the quest to achieve a truly democratic form of government; and
(4) calls on the international community to condemn the antidemocratic actions of the repressive Cuban regime.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 16, 2007.)