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Public Law No: 109-268 (08/04/2006)

 
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Public Law 109-268
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To provide funding authority to facilitate the evacuation of persons 
   from Lebanon, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Aug. 4, 2006 -  [S. 
                                3741]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. FUNDING AUTHORITY.

    (a) Increase in Available Funds for Emergency Evacuations.--
Notwithstanding the transfer restrictions under section 402 of the 
Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations 
Act, 2006 (Public Law 109-108), the second proviso under the headings 
``DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RELATED AGENCY - DEPARTMENT OF STATE - 
Administration of Foreign Affairs - diplomatic and consular 
programs'' <<NOTE: 119 Stat. 2319.>> is amended by striking 
``$4,000,000'' and inserting ``$19,000,000''.

    (b) Use of Certain Funds.--Amounts appropriated or otherwise made 
available by chapter 8 of title II of division B of Public Law 109-148 
under the heading ``emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service'' 
and any other unobligated amounts in the ``Emergencies in the Diplomatic 
and Consular Service'' account may be made available to cover the costs 
of facilitating the evacuation under section 4 of the State Department 
Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2671) of persons from Lebanon 
on or after July 16, 2006.

    Approved August 4, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3741:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
            July 26, considered and passed Senate.
            July 28, considered and passed House, amended.
            July 31, Senate concurred in House amendment.

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