Convention signed at Washington August 25, 1999; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 21, 1999 (Treaty Doc. 106-11, 106th Congress, 1st Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations November 3, 1999 (Senate Executive Report No. 106-8, 106th Congress, 1st Session);Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate November 5, 1999; Ratified by the President December 28, 1999; Ratifications exchanged at Rome December 16, 2009; Entered into force December 16, 2009. With protocol. And related exchange of notes.And amending exchange of notes.