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Introduced in House (03/19/1997)

Indonesia Military Assistance Accountability Act - Prohibits U.S. military assistance and arms transfers to the Government of Indonesia unless the President certifies to the Congress that the Government of Indonesia: (1) permits opposition parties to freely choose their own party leaders and candidates; (2) provides for independent election- monitoring organizations to observe national elections without interference by Government or armed forces personnel; (3) provides protection for both domestic and international nongovernmental organizations; (4) has investigated the attack on the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Indonesia on July 26, 1996, and prosecuted those responsible for such attack; (5) has released specified political prisoners; (6) has entered into discussions toward resolution of the conflict in East Timor; and (7) has taken actions to improve labor rights there. Waives such limitations if the President determines and notifies the Congress that: (1) an emergency exists requiring such assistance or arms transfers; or (2) it is in the national security interest of the United States.