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Reported to Senate without amendment (07/18/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 - Makes FY2009 appropriations for the Department of State (Department) for: (1) administration of foreign affairs and diplomatic and consular programs; (2) the civilian stabilization initiative; (3) the Capital Investment Fund; (4) the Office of Inspector General; (5) educational and cultural exchange programs; (6) representation allowances; (7) protection of foreign missions and officials; (8) U.S. embassy security, construction, and maintenance; (9) emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service; (10) the repatriation loans program account; (11) the American Institute in Taiwan; (12) the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (13) international organizations, peacekeeping, and commissions; (14) the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico; (15) plan preparation and construction of authorized projects; (16) the International Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada; (17) international fisheries commissions; (18) international broadcasting operations; (19) the Asia Foundation; (20) the Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund; (21) the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Incorporated; (22) the Israeli Arab Scholarship Program; (23) East-West Center, Hawaii; (24) the National Endowment for Democracy; (25) the Commission for Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad; (26) the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; (27) the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; (28) the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China; (29) the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission; (30) the United States Senate-China Interparliamentary Group; (31) migration and refugee assistance; and (32) nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining, and related programs.

Makes FY2009 appropriations for: (1) operating and international development expenses of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Office of Inspector General; (2) expenses of the President in carrying out certain programs under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961; (3) global health and child survival; (4) specified development assistance; (5) international disaster assistance; (6) global food security; (7) development credit authority; (8) the Economic Support Fund; (9) promotion of democracy; (10) assistance for Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia; (11) international narcotics control and law enforcement; (12) counterdrug activities in the Andean region of South America; (13) the Peace Corps; (14) the Millennium Challenge Corporation; (15) the Inter-American Foundation; (16) the African Development Foundation; (17) the Department of the Treasury for international affairs technical assistance activities and debt restructuring; (18) international organizations, financial institutions, and clean energy technology; (19) the Enterprise of the Americas Multilateral Investment Fund; (20) the Asian Development Fund; and (21) the African Development Fund.

Makes FY2009 appropriations for: (1) international military education and training; (2) foreign military financing grants; and (3) international peacekeeping operations.

Makes FY2009 appropriations for: (1) the Export-Import Bank, including the Office of Inspector General, direct and guaranteed loan and insurance programs, and administrative expenses; (2) Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) credit and insurance programs, including administrative expenses, and for the cost of direct and guaranteed loans; and (3) the Trade and Development Agency.

Sets forth certain limits and prohibitions on the use of appropriations for specified activities.