HR 808 IH

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 808

To establish a Department of Peace.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2009

Mr. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Ms. CLARKE, Mr. CLAY, Mr. CLEAVER, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. FARR, Mr. FILNER, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. HINCHEY, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. HOLT, Mr. HONDA, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. KILDEE, Ms. KILPATRICK of Michigan, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MARKEY of Massachusetts, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Ms. MOORE of Wisconsin, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. NADLER of New York, Ms. NORTON, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. OLVER, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. RYAN of Ohio, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. STARK, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. TOWNS, Ms. WATSON, Mr. WEXLER, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. WU, Ms. BALDWIN, Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Mr. MCDERMOTT, and Ms. WATERS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, the Judiciary, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To establish a Department of Peace.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF PEACE

TITLE II--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS AND TRANSFERS OF AGENCY FUNCTIONS

TITLE III--FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON PEACE

TITLE IV--PEACE DAY

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

TITLE I--ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF PEACE

SEC. 101. ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF PEACE.

SEC. 102. RESPONSIBILITIES AND POWERS.

SEC. 103. PRINCIPAL OFFICERS.

SEC. 104. OFFICE OF PEACE EDUCATION AND TRAINING.

SEC. 105. OFFICE OF DOMESTIC PEACE ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 106. OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 107. OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY FOR PEACE.

SEC. 108. OFFICE OF ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT.

SEC. 109. OFFICE OF PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE AND NONVIOLENT CONFLICT RESOLUTION.

SEC. 110. OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS.

SEC. 111. INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON PEACE.

SEC. 112. CONSULTATION REQUIRED.

SEC. 113. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE II--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS AND TRANSFERS OF AGENCY FUNCTIONS

SEC. 201. STAFF.

SEC. 202. TRANSFERS.

SEC. 203. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

TITLE III--FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON PEACE

SEC. 301. FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON PEACE.

TITLE IV--PEACE DAY

SEC. 401. PEACE DAY.

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