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Calendar No. 103

111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1434

[Report No. 111–44]


Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 9, 2009

Mr. Leahy, from the Committee on Appropriations reported the following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the calendar


A BILL

Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

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

That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I

DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RELATED AGENCY

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Administration Of Foreign Affairs

diplomatic and consular programs

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign Service not otherwise provided for, $8,227,000,000, of which $1,595,000,000 is for Worldwide Security Protection (to remain available until expended): Provided, That the Secretary of State may transfer up to $137,600,000 of the total funds made available under this heading to any other appropriation of any department or agency of the United States, upon the concurrence of the head of such department or agency, to support operations in and assistance for Afghanistan and to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading shall be allocated as follows:

(1) HUMAN RESOURCES.—For necessary expenses for training, human resources management, and salaries, including employment without regard to civil service and classification laws of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $700,000), as authorized by section 801 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, $2,667,130,000 to remain available until September 30, 2011, of which not less than $138,075,000 shall be available only for public diplomacy American salaries, up to $124,923,000 shall be for the Human Resources Initiative, and $220,840,000 is for Worldwide Security Protection and shall remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act for the hiring of additional Department of State personnel shall be made available for obligation until the Secretary of State submits to the Committees on Appropriations a strategy, including funding requirements and justifications, for projected personnel requirements over the next three fiscal years.

(2) OVERSEAS PROGRAMS.—For necessary expenses for the regional bureaus of the Department of State and overseas activities as authorized by law, $2,495,158,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, of which not less than $382,000,000 shall be available only for public diplomacy international information programs: Provided, That not less than $2,000,000 shall be made available for the Office of Global Women’s Issues.

(3) DIPLOMATIC POLICY AND SUPPORT.—For necessary expenses for the functional bureaus of the Department of State including representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participates pursuant to treaties ratified pursuant to the advice and consent of the Senate or specific Acts of Congress, general administration, and arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament activities as authorized, $892,012,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

(4) SECURITY PROGRAMS.—For necessary expenses for security activities, $2,172,700,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, of which $1,374,160,000 is for Worldwide Security Protection and shall remain available until expended.

(5) FEES AND PAYMENTS COLLECTED.—In addition to amounts otherwise made available under this heading—

(A) not to exceed $1,653,305 shall be derived from fees collected from other executive agencies for lease or use of facilities located at the International Center in accordance with section 4 of the International Center Act, and, in addition, as authorized by section 5 of such Act, $490,000, to be derived from the reserve authorized by that section, to be used for the purposes set out in that section;

(B) as authorized by section 810 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act, not to exceed $6,000,000, to remain available until expended, may be credited to this appropriation from fees or other payments received from English teaching, library, motion pictures, and publication programs and from fees from educational advising and counseling and exchange visitor programs; and

(C) not to exceed $15,000, which shall be derived from reimbursements, surcharges and fees for use of Blair House facilities.

(6) TRANSFER AND REPROGRAMMING.—

(A) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act, funds may be reprogrammed within and between subsections under this heading subject to section 7015 of this Act.

(B) Of the amount made available under this heading, not to exceed $10,000,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, funds made available by this Act under the heading “Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service”, to be available only for emergency evacuations and rewards, as authorized.

(C) Funds appropriated under this heading are available for acquisition by exchange or purchase of passenger motor vehicles as authorized by law and, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1108(g), for the field examination of programs and activities in the United States funded from any account contained in this title.

civilian stabilization initiative

For necessary expenses to support, maintain, mobilize, and deploy a civilian response corps in coordination with the United States Agency for International Development, and for related reconstruction and stabilization assistance to prevent or respond to conflict or civil strife in foreign countries or regions, or to enable transition from such strife, $150,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading may be made available in fiscal year 2010 to provide administrative expenses for the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of State: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law and following consultation with the Committees on Appropriations, the President may exercise transfer authorities contained in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for reconstruction and stabilization assistance managed by such Office, only to support an actively deployed civilian response corps, subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $75,000,000 may be made available for deployments, except that no funds shall be made available for such purposes until the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Department of State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Defense relating to the provision of airlift for deployment of Civilian Response Corps personnel and equipment: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for the establishment of a Civilian Response Corps Reserve Component: Provided further, That not more than $25,000,000 shall be made available for Civilian Response Corps equipment, including not more than $5,000,000 for the purchase of armored vehicles: Provided further, That not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, shall submit a spending plan for funds made available under this heading.

capital investment fund

For necessary expenses of the Capital Investment Fund, $160,000,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized: Provided, That section 135(e) of Public Law 103–236 shall not apply to funds available under this heading.

office of inspector general

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General, $100,000,000, notwithstanding section 209(a)(1) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96–465), as it relates to post inspections, of which $23,000,000 shall be for the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction for reconstruction oversight, and $23,000,000 shall be for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction for reconstruction oversight.

educational and cultural exchange programs

For expenses of educational and cultural exchange programs, as authorized, $635,243,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000,000, to remain available until expended, may be credited to this appropriation from fees or other payments received from or in connection with English teaching, educational advising and counseling programs, and exchange visitor programs as authorized.

representation allowances

For representation allowances as authorized, $8,175,000.

protection of foreign missions and officials

For expenses, not otherwise provided, to enable the Secretary of State to provide for extraordinary protective services, as authorized, $27,159,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

embassy security, construction, and maintenance

For necessary expenses for carrying out the Foreign Service Buildings Act of 1926 (22 U.S.C. 292–303), preserving, maintaining, repairing, and planning for buildings that are owned or directly leased by the Department of State, renovating, in addition to funds otherwise available, the Harry S Truman Building, and carrying out the Diplomatic Security Construction Program as authorized, $876,850,000, to remain available until expended as authorized, of which not to exceed $25,000 may be used for domestic and overseas representation as authorized: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be available for acquisition of furniture, furnishings, or generators for other departments and agencies.

In addition, for the costs of worldwide security upgrades, acquisition, and construction as authorized, $847,300,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That funds made available by this paragraph may not be obligated until a plan is submitted to the Committees on Appropriations with the proposed allocation of funds made available by this Act and the proceeds of sales for all projects in fiscal year 2010.

emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to enable the Secretary of State to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and Consular Service, $10,000,000, to remain available until expended as authorized, of which not to exceed $1,000,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Repatriation Loans Program Account”, subject to the same terms and conditions.

buying power maintenance account

To offset adverse fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and/or overseas wage and price changes, as authorized by section 24(b) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2696(b)), $10,000,000, to remain available until expended.

repatriation loans program account

(including transfer of funds)

For the cost of direct loans, $739,000, as authorized: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.

In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct loan program, $711,000, which may be transferred to, and merged with, funds made available under the heading “Diplomatic and Consular Programs”.

payment to the american institute in taiwan

For necessary expenses to carry out the Taiwan Relations Act (Public Law 96–8), $21,174,000.

payment to the foreign service retirement and disability fund

For payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund, as authorized, $158,900,000.

International Organizations

contributions to international organizations

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet annual obligations of membership in international multilateral organizations, pursuant to treaties ratified pursuant to the advice and consent of the Senate, conventions or specific Acts of Congress, $1,697,000,000: Provided, That the Secretary of State shall, at the time of the submission of the President's budget to Congress under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, transmit to the Committees on Appropriations the most recent biennial budget prepared by the United Nations for the operations of the United Nations: Provided further, That the Secretary of State should, to the maximum extent possible, synchronize payments to international organizations that are important to United States security interests in the fiscal year in which they are due: Provided further, That any payment of arrearages under this heading shall be directed toward activities that are mutually agreed upon by the United States and the respective international organization: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available for a United States contribution to an international organization for the United States share of interest costs made known to the United States Government by such organization for loans incurred on or after October 1, 1984, through external borrowings.

contributions for international peacekeeping activities

For necessary expenses to pay assessed and other expenses of international peacekeeping activities directed to the maintenance or restoration of international peace and security, $2,125,000,000, of which 15 percent shall remain available until September 30, 2010: Provided, That none of the funds made available by this Act shall be obligated or expended for any new or expanded United Nations peacekeeping mission unless, at least 15 days in advance of voting for the new or expanded mission in the United Nations Security Council (or in an emergency as far in advance as is practicable): (1) the Committees on Appropriations are notified of the estimated cost and length of the mission, the national interest that will be served, the planned exit strategy, and that the United Nations has taken appropriate measures to prevent United Nations employees, contractor personnel, and peacekeeping forces serving in the mission from trafficking in persons, exploiting victims of trafficking, or committing acts of sexual exploitation, and to hold accountable individuals who engage in such acts while participating in the peacekeeping mission, including the prosecution in their home countries of such individuals in connection with such acts; and (2) notification pursuant to section 7015 of this Act is submitted, and the procedures therein followed, setting forth the source of funds that will be used to pay for the cost of the new or expanded mission: Provided further, That funds shall be available for peacekeeping expenses unless the Secretary of State determines that American manufacturers and suppliers are not being given opportunities to provide equipment, services, and material for United Nations peacekeeping activities equal to those being given to foreign manufacturers and suppliers.

International Commissions

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet obligations of the United States arising under treaties, or specific Acts of Congress, as follows:

international boundary and water commission, united states and mexico

For necessary expenses for the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, and to comply with laws applicable to the United States Section, including not to exceed $6,000 for representation; as follows:

salaries and expenses

For salaries and expenses, not otherwise provided for, $33,000,000.

construction

For detailed plan preparation and construction of authorized projects, $43,250,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized.

american sections, international commissions

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided, for the International Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada, as authorized by treaties between the United States and Canada or Great Britain, and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission as authorized by Public Law 103–182, $12,608,000: Provided, That of the amount provided under this heading for the International Joint Commission, $9,000 may be made available for representation expenses.

international fisheries commissions

For necessary expenses for international fisheries commissions, not otherwise provided for, as authorized by law, $48,976,000: Provided, That the United States share of such expenses may be advanced to the respective commissions pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3324: Provided further, That in addition to other funds available for such purposes, funds available under this heading may be used to make payments necessary to fulfill the United States’ obligations under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.

RELATED AGENCY

Broadcasting Board Of Governors

international broadcasting operations

For necessary expenses to enable the Broadcasting Board of Governors, as authorized, to carry out international communication activities, including the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio and television transmission and reception and purchase, lease, and installation of necessary equipment for radio and television transmission and reception to Cuba, and to make and supervise grants for radio and television broadcasting to the Middle East, $717,828,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used for TV Marti broadcasts to Cuba: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $16,000 may be used for official receptions within the United States as authorized, not to exceed $35,000 may be used for representation abroad as authorized, and not to exceed $39,000 may be used for official reception and representation expenses of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; and in addition, notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $2,000,000 in receipts from advertising and revenue from business ventures, not to exceed $500,000 in receipts from cooperating international organizations, and not to exceed $1,000,000 in receipts from privatization efforts of the Voice of America and the International Broadcasting Bureau, to remain available until expended for carrying out authorized purposes.

broadcasting capital improvements

For the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio and television transmission and reception, and purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio and television transmission and reception as authorized, $12,622,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized.

RELATED PROGRAMS

The Asia Foundation

For a grant to The Asia Foundation, as authorized by The Asia Foundation Act (22 U.S.C. 4402), $19,000,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized.

United States Institute Of Peace

For necessary expenses of the United States Institute of Peace as authorized in the United States Institute of Peace Act, $49,220,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, of which not more than $15,000,000 may be used for construction activities.

Center For Middle Eastern-western Dialogue Trust Fund

For necessary expenses of the Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund, the total amount of the interest and earnings accruing to such Fund on or before September 30, 2010, to remain available until expended.

Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program

For necessary expenses of Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Incorporated, as authorized by sections 4 and 5 of the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Act of 1990 (20 U.S.C. 5204–5205), all interest and earnings accruing to the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program Trust Fund on or before September 30, 2010, to remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to pay any salary or other compensation, or to enter into any contract providing for the payment thereof, in excess of the rate authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5376; or for purposes which are not in accordance with OMB Circulars A–110 (Uniform Administrative Requirements) and A–122 (Cost Principles for Non-profit Organizations), including the restrictions on compensation for personal services.

Israeli Arab Scholarship Program

For necessary expenses of the Israeli Arab Scholarship Program as authorized by section 214 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (22 U.S.C. 2452), all interest and earnings accruing to the Israeli Arab Scholarship Fund on or before September 30, 2010, to remain available until expended.

East-west Center

To enable the Secretary of State to provide for carrying out the provisions of the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West Act of 1960, by grant to the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West in the State of Hawaii, $24,000,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to pay any salary, or enter into any contract providing for the payment thereof, in excess of the rate authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5376.

National Endowment For Democracy

For grants made by the Department of State to the National Endowment for Democracy as authorized by the National Endowment for Democracy Act, $120,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $100,000,000 shall be allocated in the traditional and customary manner among the core institutes and $20,000,000 shall be for democracy, human rights, and rule of law programs: Provided, That the President of the National Endowment for Democracy shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations not later than 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act a report on the proposed uses of funds under this heading on a regional and country basis.

OTHER COMMISSIONS

Commission For The Preservation Of America's Heritage Abroad

salaries and expenses

For necessary expenses for the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, $635,000, as authorized by section 1303 of Public Law 99–83.

United States Commission On International Religious Freedom

salaries and expenses

For necessary expenses for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, as authorized by title II of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (Public Law 105–292), $4,300,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

Commission On Security And Cooperation In Europe

salaries and expenses

For necessary expenses of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, as authorized by Public Law 94–304, $2,610,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

Congressional-executive Commission On The People's Republic Of China

salaries and expenses

For necessary expenses of the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China, as authorized, $2,000,000, including not more than $3,000 for the purpose of official representation, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

United States-china Economic And Security Review Commission

salaries and expenses

For necessary expenses of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission, $3,500,000, including not more than $4,000 for the purpose of official representation, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That the Commission shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations a quarterly accounting of the cumulative balances of any unobligated funds that were received by the Commission during any previous fiscal year: Provided further, That section 308(e) of the United States-China Relations Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 6918(e)) (relating to the treatment of employees as Congressional employees), and section 309 of such Act (22 U.S.C. 6919) (relating to printing and binding costs), shall apply to the Commission in the same manner as such section applies to the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: Provided further, That the Commission shall comply with chapter 43 of title 5, United States Code, regarding the establishment and regular review of employee performance appraisals: Provided further, That the Commission shall comply with section 4505a of title 5, United States Code, with respect to limitations on payment of performance-based cash awards: Provided further, That compensation for the executive director of the Commission may not exceed the rate payable for level II of the Executive Schedule under section 5313 of title 5, United States Code: Provided further, That travel by members and staff of the Commission shall be arranged and conducted under the rules and procedures applying to travel by members and staff of the House of Representatives.

TITLE II

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Funds Appropriated To The President

operating expenses

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 667 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $1,388,800,000, of which up to $105,000,000 may remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading and under the heading “Capital Investment Fund” in this Act may be made available to finance the construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long-term lease of offices for use by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), unless the USAID Administrator has identified such proposed construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long-term lease of offices in a report submitted to the Committees on Appropriations at least 15 days prior to the obligation of funds for such purposes: Provided further, That the previous proviso shall not apply when the total cost of construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long-term lease of offices does not exceed $1,000,000: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for capital investments related to the Development Leadership Initiative, up to $245,000,000 may remain available until September 30, 2014: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act for the hiring of additional USAID personnel shall be made available for obligation until the USAID Administrator submits to the Committees on Appropriations a strategy, including funding requirements and justifications, for projected personnel requirements over the next three fiscal years: Provided further, That contracts or agreements entered into with funds appropriated under this heading may entail commitments for the expenditure of such funds through the following fiscal year: Provided further, That any decision to open a new USAID overseas mission or office or, except where there is a substantial security risk to mission personnel, to close or significantly reduce the number of personnel of any such mission or office, shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the authority of sections 610 and 109 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 may be exercised by the Secretary of State to transfer funds appropriated to carry out chapter 1 of part I of such Act to “Operating Expenses” in accordance with the provisions of those sections: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated or made available under this heading, not to exceed $250,000 may be available for representation and entertainment allowances, of which not to exceed $5,000 may be available for entertainment allowances, for USAID during the current fiscal year: Provided further, That no such entertainment funds may be used for the purposes listed in section 7020 of this Act: Provided further, That appropriate steps shall be taken to assure that, to the maximum extent possible, United States-owned foreign currencies are utilized in lieu of dollars.

capital investment fund

For necessary expenses for overseas construction and related costs, and for the procurement and enhancement of information technology and related capital investments, pursuant to section 667 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $213,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That this amount is in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be available for obligation only pursuant to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

office of inspector general

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 667 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $46,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, which sum shall be available for the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development.

TITLE III

BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated To The President

For necessary expenses to enable the President to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes, to remain available until September 30, 2010, unless otherwise specified herein, as follows:

global health and child survival

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapters 1 and 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, for global health activities, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, $2,414,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, and which shall be apportioned directly to the United States Agency for International Development: Provided, That this amount shall be made available for such activities as: (1) child survival and maternal health programs; (2) immunization and oral rehydration programs; (3) other health, nutrition, water and sanitation programs which directly address the needs of mothers and children, and related education programs; (4) assistance for children displaced or orphaned by causes other than AIDS; (5) programs for the prevention, treatment, control of, and research on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, polio, malaria, and other infectious diseases including neglected tropical diseases, and for assistance to communities severely affected by HIV/AIDS, including children infected or affected by AIDS; and (6) family planning/reproductive health: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this paragraph may be made available for nonproject assistance, except that funds may be made available for such assistance for ongoing health activities: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph, not to exceed $400,000, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, may be used to monitor and provide oversight of child survival, maternal and family planning/reproductive health, and infectious disease programs: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph, $79,000,000 should be made available for a United States contribution to The GAVI Fund: Provided further, That none of the funds made available in this Act nor any unobligated balances from prior appropriations Acts may be made available to any organization or program which, as determined by the President of the United States, supports or participates in the management of a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilization: Provided further, That any determination made under the previous proviso must be made no later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, and must be accompanied by the evidence and criteria utilized to make the determination: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this Act may be used to pay for the performance of abortion as a method of family planning or to motivate or coerce any person to practice abortions: Provided further, That nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to alter any existing statutory prohibitions against abortion under section 104 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this Act may be used to lobby for or against abortion: Provided further, That in order to reduce reliance on abortion in developing nations, funds shall be available only to voluntary family planning projects which offer, either directly or through referral to, or information about access to, a broad range of family planning methods and services, and that any such voluntary family planning project shall meet the following requirements: (1) service providers or referral agents in the project shall not implement or be subject to quotas, or other numerical targets, of total number of births, number of family planning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular method of family planning (this provision shall not be construed to include the use of quantitative estimates or indicators for budgeting and planning purposes); (2) the project shall not include payment of incentives, bribes, gratuities, or financial reward to: (A) an individual in exchange for becoming a family planning acceptor; or (B) program personnel for achieving a numerical target or quota of total number of births, number of family planning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular method of family planning; (3) the project shall not deny any right or benefit, including the right of access to participate in any program of general welfare or the right of access to health care, as a consequence of any individual's decision not to accept family planning services; (4) the project shall provide family planning acceptors comprehensible information on the health benefits and risks of the method chosen, including those conditions that might render the use of the method inadvisable and those adverse side effects known to be consequent to the use of the method; and (5) the project shall ensure that experimental contraceptive drugs and devices and medical procedures are provided only in the context of a scientific study in which participants are advised of potential risks and benefits; and, not less than 60 days after the date on which the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development determines that there has been a violation of the requirements contained in paragraph (1), (2), (3), or (5) of this proviso, or a pattern or practice of violations of the requirements contained in paragraph (4) of this proviso, the Administrator shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report containing a description of such violation and the corrective action taken by the Agency: Provided further, That in awarding grants for natural family planning under section 104 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 no applicant shall be discriminated against because of such applicant's religious or conscientious commitment to offer only natural family planning; and, additionally, all such applicants shall comply with the requirements of the previous proviso: Provided further, That for purposes of this or any other Act authorizing or appropriating funds for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, the term “motivate”, as it relates to family planning assistance, shall not be construed to prohibit the provision, consistent with local law, of information or counseling about all pregnancy options: Provided further, That information provided about the use of condoms as part of projects or activities that are funded from amounts appropriated by this Act shall be medically accurate and shall include the public health benefits and failure rates of such use.

In addition, for necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for the prevention, treatment, and control of, and research on, HIV/AIDS, $5,359,000,000, to remain available until expended, and which shall be apportioned directly to the Department of State: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph, not less than $700,000,000 shall be made available, notwithstanding any other provision of law, except for the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–25), as amended, for a United States contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities: Provided further, That up to 5 percent of the aggregate amount of funds made available to the Global Fund in fiscal year 2010 may be made available to the United States Agency for International Development for technical assistance related to the activities of the Global Fund: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph, up to $14,000,000 may be made available, in addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes, for administrative expenses of the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator.

development assistance

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of sections 103, 105, 106, and sections 251 through 255, and chapter 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $2,567,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are made available for assistance programs for displaced and orphaned children and victims of war, not to exceed $45,000, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, may be used to monitor and provide oversight of such programs: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts for fiscal year 2009, not less than $265,000,000 shall be made available for microenterprise and microfinance development programs for the poor, especially women: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $23,000,000 shall be made available for the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $10,000,000 shall be made available for cooperative development programs within the Office of Private and Voluntary Cooperation, United States Agency for International Development: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts for fiscal year 2009, not less than $315,000,000 shall be made available for water and sanitation supply projects pursuant to the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–121): Provided further, That the relevant bureaus and offices of the United States Agency for International Development that support water-related programs shall coordinate such programs on a regular basis: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated by title III of this Act, not less than $1,500,000,000 should be made available for agriculture development and food security programs, including for local or regional purchase and distribution of food, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, of which not less than $31,000,000 shall be made available for Collaborative Research Support Programs: Provided further, That prior to the obligation of funds pursuant to the previous proviso and after consultation with other relevant Federal departments and agencies, the Committees on Appropriations, and relevant nongovernmental organizations, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a strategy for achieving food security and agriculture development program goals: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for agriculture development programs, $10,000,000 shall be made available for a United States contribution to the endowment of the Global Crop Diversity Trust pursuant to section 3202 of Public Law 110–246.

international disaster assistance

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 491 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for international disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance, $855,000,000, to remain available until expended.

transition initiatives

For necessary expenses for international disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction assistance pursuant to section 491 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $65,000,000, to remain available until expended, to support transition to democracy and to long-term development of countries in crisis: Provided, That such support may include assistance to develop, strengthen, or preserve democratic institutions and processes, revitalize basic infrastructure, and foster the peaceful resolution of conflict: Provided further, That the United States Agency for International Development shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations at least 5 days prior to beginning a new program of assistance: Provided further, That if the Secretary of State determines that it is important to the national interests of the United States to provide transition assistance in excess of the amount appropriated under this heading, up to $15,000,000 of the funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the provisions of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 may be used for purposes of this heading and under the authorities applicable to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the previous proviso shall be made available subject to prior consultation with the Committees on Appropriations.

emergency crises fund

For necessary expenses to enable the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, to respond to unforeseen complex foreign crises, $100,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading may be made available only pursuant to a determination by the Secretary of State that it is important to the national interest to furnish assistance on an emergency basis on such terms and conditions as the Secretary may determine, after consultation with Congress, for the purpose of responding to such crises, including support for peacekeeping and humanitarian intervention operations: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available to respond to natural disasters: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this paragraph shall be made available notwithstanding section 10 of Public Law 91–672 and section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956: Provided further, That the Secretary of State may furnish assistance under this heading notwithstanding any other provision of law, except sections 7007 and 7008 of this Act and section 620J of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, except that notification shall be transmitted at least 5 days in advance of the obligation of funds: Provided further, That the requirements of the previous proviso may be waived if failure to do so would pose a substantial risk to human health or welfare: Provided further, That in case of any such waiver, notification to the Committees on Appropriations shall be provided as early as practicable, but in no event later than 3 days after taking the action to which such notification requirement was applicable, in the context of the circumstances necessitating such waiver: Provided further, That any notification provided pursuant to such waiver shall contain an explanation of the emergency circumstances.

development credit authority

(including transfer of funds)

For the cost of direct loans and loan guarantees provided by the United States Agency for International Development, as authorized by sections 256 and 635 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, up to $25,000,000 may be derived by transfer from funds appropriated by this Act to carry out part I of such Act and under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”: Provided, That funds provided under this paragraph and funds provided as a gift pursuant to section 635(d) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be made available only for micro and small enterprise programs, urban programs, and other programs which further the purposes of part I of such Act: Provided further, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such direct and guaranteed loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That funds made available by this paragraph may be used for the cost of modifying any such guaranteed loans under this Act or prior Acts, and funds used for such costs shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the provisions of section 107A(d) (relating to general provisions applicable to the Development Credit Authority) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as contained in section 306 of H.R. 1486 as reported by the House Committee on International Relations on May 9, 1997, shall be applicable to direct loans and loan guarantees provided under this heading: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize total loan principal, any portion of which is to be guaranteed, of up to $700,000,000.

In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out credit programs administered by the United States Agency for International Development, $8,600,000, which may be transferred to, and merged with, funds made available under the heading “Operating Expenses” in title II of this Act: Provided, That funds made available under this heading shall remain available until September 30, 2012.

economic support fund

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $6,370,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That $11,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading should be made available for Cyprus to be used only for scholarships, administrative support of the scholarship program, bicommunal projects, and measures aimed at reunification of the island and designed to reduce tensions and promote peace and cooperation between the two communities on Cyprus: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $199,000,000 shall be apportioned directly to USAID for alternative development/institution building programs in Colombia: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for assistance for Colombia, not less than $10,000,000 shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under the heading “Migration and Refugee Assistance” and shall be made available only for nongovernmental organizations that provide direct services to Colombian refugees and host communities in Ecuador and other neighboring countries: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for assistance for Afghanistan and Pakistan, assistance may be provided notwithstanding any provision of law that restricts assistance to foreign countries for cross border stabilization and development programs between Afghanistan and Pakistan or between either country and the Central Asian Republics: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading that are made available for assistance for infrastructure projects in Pakistan shall be implemented in a manner consistent with section 507(6) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2467(6)): Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $182,650,000 shall be made available for programs and activities of the Bureau of Oceans and International Environment and Scientific Affairs, Department of State: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for bilateral environmental programs, and Asian regional programs that may include countries ineligible for United States assistance, notwithstanding any other provision of law, and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

democracy fund

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for the promotion of democracy globally, $120,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, of which not less than $79,000,000 shall be made available for the Human Rights and Democracy Fund of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Department of State, and not less than $41,000,000 shall be made available for the Office of Democracy and Governance of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are made available to the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, not less than $19,000,000 shall be made available for the promotion of democracy in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and not less than $6,500,000 shall be made available for the promotion of democracy in countries located outside the Middle East region with a significant Muslim population, and where such programs and activities would be important to respond to, deter, or prevent extremism: Provided further, That assistance for Taiwan should be matched from sources other than the United States Government.

assistance for europe, eurasia and central asia

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the FREEDOM Support Act, and the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, $745,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, which shall be available, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for assistance and for related programs for countries identified in section 3 of the FREEDOM Support Act and section 3(c) of the SEED Act: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be considered to be economic assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for purposes of making available the administrative authorities contained in that Act for the use of economic assistance: Provided further, That notwithstanding any provision of this or any other Act, funds appropriated in prior years under the headings “Independent States of the Former Soviet Union” and similar headings and “Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States” and similar headings, and currencies generated by or converted from such funds, shall be available for use in any country for which funds are made available under this heading without regard to the geographic limitations of the heading under which such funds were originally appropriated: Provided further, That funds made available for the Southern Caucasus region may be used for confidence-building measures and other activities in furtherance of the peaceful resolution of conflicts: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $9,000,000 shall be made available for humanitarian, conflict mitigation, human rights, civil society, and relief and reconstruction assistance for the North Caucasus: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for assistance for Russia, not less than $500,000 shall be made available to the United States Foreign Service for forest management and wildlife conservation programs in the Russia Far East and Ukraine.

Department Of State

international narcotics control and law enforcement

For necessary expenses to carry out section 481 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $1,525,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That during fiscal year 2010, the Department of State may also use the authority of section 608 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, without regard to its restrictions, to receive excess property from an agency of the United States Government for the purpose of providing it to a foreign country or international organization under chapter 8 of part I of that Act subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and prior to the initial obligation of funds appropriated under this heading, a report on the proposed uses of all funds under this heading on a country-by-country basis for each proposed program, project, or activity: Provided further, That section 482(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall not apply to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That assistance provided with funds appropriated under this heading that is made available notwithstanding section 482(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be made available subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $5,000,000 should be made available to combat piracy of United States copyrighted materials, consistent with the requirements of section 688(a) and (b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (division J of Public Law 110–161): Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Colombia shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining and related programs

For necessary expenses for nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining and related programs and activities, $761,165,000, to carry out the provisions of chapter 8 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for anti-terrorism assistance, chapter 9 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, section 504 of the FREEDOM Support Act, section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act or the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for demining activities, the clearance of unexploded ordnance, the destruction of small arms, and related activities, notwithstanding any other provision of law, including activities implemented through nongovernmental and international organizations, and section 301 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for a voluntary contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency, and for a United States contribution to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Preparatory Commission: Provided, That of this amount not to exceed $75,000,000, to remain available until expended, may be made available for the Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to promote bilateral and multilateral activities relating to nonproliferation and disarmament: Provided further, That such funds may also be used for such countries other than the Independent States of the former Soviet Union and international organizations when it is in the national security interest of the United States to do so: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $37,000,000 shall be made available for the Biosecurity Engagement Program, of which not less than $6,000,000 shall be made available to continue biological threat reduction programs in Pakistan: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for the International Atomic Energy Agency unless the Secretary of State determines that Israel is being denied its right to participate in the activities of that Agency: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not more than $500,000 may be made available for public-private partnerships for conventional weapons and mine action by grant, cooperative agreement or contract: Provided further, That of the funds made available for demining and related activities, not to exceed $700,000, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, may be used for administrative expenses related to the operation and management of the demining program: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading that are available for “Anti-terrorism Assistance” and “Export Control and Border Security” shall remain available until September 30, 2011.

migration and refugee assistance

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to enable the Secretary of State to provide, as authorized by law, a contribution to the International Committee of the Red Cross, assistance to refugees, including contributions to the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and other activities to meet refugee and migration needs; salaries and expenses of personnel and dependents as authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1980; allowances as authorized by sections 5921 through 5925 of title 5, United States Code; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, $1,677,800,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $25,000,000 shall be made available for refugees resettling in Israel: Provided further, That none of the funds made available pursuant to the previous proviso may be made available for assistance for any refugee who resides in any Israeli settlement or outpost in the West Bank.

united states emergency refugee and migration assistance fund

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 2(c) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)), $75,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That funds made available under this heading are appropriated notwithstanding the provisions contained in section 2(c)(2) of such Act which would limit the amount of funds which could be appropriated for this purpose.

Independent Agencies

peace corps

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2501–2523), $373,440,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be used to pay for abortions: Provided further, That the Director of the Peace Corps may transfer to the Foreign Currency Fluctuations Account, as authorized by 22 U.S.C. 2515, an amount not to exceed $5,000,000: Provided further, That funds transferred pursuant to the previous proviso may not be derived from amounts made available for Peace Corps overseas operations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $4,000 may be made available for entertainment expenses: Provided further, That any decision to open a new domestic office or to close, or significantly reduce the number of personnel of, any office, shall be subject to prior consultation with the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That not later than 180 days after enactment of this Act, the Director of the Peace Corps shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Relations of the Senate, and the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, consistent with the requirements of section 3 of the Peace Corps Improvement and Expansion Act of 2009 (S. 1382), as introduced in the Senate on June 25, 2009.

millennium challenge corporation

(including transfer of funds)

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (22 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), $950,000,000 to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $95,000,000 may be available for administrative expenses of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (the Corporation): Provided further, That up to 10 percent of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available to carry out the purposes of section 616 of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 for fiscal year 2010: Provided further, That none of the funds available to carry out section 616 of such Act may be made available until the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation provides a report to the Committees on Appropriations listing the candidate countries that will be receiving assistance under section 616 of such Act, the level of assistance proposed for each such country, a description of the proposed programs, projects and activities, and the implementing agency or agencies of the United States Government: Provided further, That section 605(e)(4) of such Act shall apply to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading should be made available for a Millennium Challenge Compact entered into pursuant to section 609 of such Act only if such Compact obligates, or contains a commitment to obligate subject to the availability of funds and the mutual agreement of the parties to the Compact to proceed, the entire amount of the United States Government funding anticipated for the duration of the Compact: Provided further, That the Corporation should reimburse the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for all expenses incurred by USAID with funds appropriated under this heading in assisting the Corporation in carrying out such Act, including administrative costs for compact development, negotiation, and implementation: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this Act or any prior Act appropriating funds for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs that are made available for a Millennium Challenge Compact and that are suspended or terminated by the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations prior to re-obligation: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for representation and entertainment allowances, of which not to exceed $5,000 shall be available for entertainment allowances.

inter-american foundation

For necessary expenses to carry out the functions of the Inter-American Foundation in accordance with the provisions of section 401 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $23,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $2,000 may be available for entertainment and representation allowances.

african development foundation

For necessary expenses to carry out title V of the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1980 (Public Law 96–533), $30,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That funds made available to grantees may be invested pending expenditure for project purposes when authorized by the Board of Directors of the Foundation: Provided further, That interest earned shall be used only for the purposes for which the grant was made: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 505(a)(2) of the African Development Foundation Act, in exceptional circumstances the Board of Directors of the Foundation may waive the $250,000 limitation contained in that section with respect to a project and a project may exceed the limitation by up to $10,000 if the increase is due solely to foreign currency fluctuation: Provided further, That the Foundation shall provide a report to the Committees on Appropriations after each time such waiver authority is exercised.

Department Of The Treasury

international affairs technical assistance

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 129 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $30,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2012, which shall be available notwithstanding any other provision of law.

debt restructuring

For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of modifying loans and loan guarantees, as the President may determine, for which funds have been appropriated or otherwise made available for programs within the International Affairs Budget Function 150, including the cost of selling, reducing, or canceling amounts owed to the United States as a result of concessional loans made to eligible countries, pursuant to parts IV and V of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, of modifying concessional credit agreements with least developed countries, as authorized under section 411 of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, of concessional loans, guarantees and credit agreements, as authorized under section 572 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100–461), and of canceling amounts owed, as a result of loans or guarantees made pursuant to the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, by countries that are eligible for debt reduction pursuant to title V of H.R. 3425 as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(5) of Public Law 106–113, $60,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2012: Provided, That not less than $20,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be made available to carry out the provisions of part V of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided further, That amounts paid to the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Trust Fund may be used only to fund debt reduction under the enhanced HIPC initiative by—

(1) the Inter-American Development Bank;

(2) the African Development Fund;

(3) the African Development Bank; and

(4) the Central American Bank for Economic Integration:

Provided further, That funds may not be paid to the HIPC Trust Fund for the benefit of any country if the Secretary of State has credible evidence that the central government of such country is engaged in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or in military or civil conflict that undermines its ability to develop and implement measures to alleviate poverty and to devote adequate human and financial resources to that end: Provided further, That on the basis of final appropriations, the Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations concerning which countries and international financial institutions are expected to benefit from a United States contribution to the HIPC Trust Fund during the fiscal year: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall notify the Committees on Appropriations not less than 15 days in advance of the signature of an agreement by the United States to make payments to the HIPC Trust Fund of amounts for such countries and institutions: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Treasury may disburse funds designated for debt reduction through the HIPC Trust Fund only for the benefit of countries that—

(1) have committed, for a period of 24 months, not to accept new market-rate loans from the international financial institution receiving debt repayment as a result of such disbursement, other than loans made by such institutions to export-oriented commercial projects that generate foreign exchange which are generally referred to as “enclave” loans; and

(2) have documented and demonstrated their commitment to redirect their budgetary resources from international debt repayments to programs to alleviate poverty and promote economic growth that are additional to or expand upon those previously available for such purposes:

Provided further, That any limitation of subsection (e) of section 411 of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 shall not apply to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading in this or any other appropriations Act shall be made available for Sudan or Burma unless the Secretary of the Treasury determines and notifies the Committees on Appropriations that a democratically elected government has taken office.

TITLE IV

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated To The President

peacekeeping operations

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 551 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $331,500,000: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading may be used, notwithstanding section 660 of such Act, to provide assistance to enhance the capacity of foreign civilian security forces to participate in peacekeeping operations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $102,000,000 may be made available for assistance for Somalia, of which up to $55,000,000 may be used to pay assessed expenses of international peacekeeping activities in Somalia: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $26,000,000 shall be made available for a United States contribution to the Multinational Force and Observers mission in the Sinai: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be obligated or expended except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

international military education and training

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 541 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $105,150,000, of which up to $4,000,000 may remain available until expended and may only be provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided, That the civilian personnel for whom military education and training may be provided under this heading may include civilians who are not members of a government whose participation would contribute to improved civil-military relations, civilian control of the military, or respect for human rights: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading for assistance for Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Kenya, Libya, Nepal, and Sri Lanka may only be provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations and any such notification shall include a detailed description of proposed activities, and none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for assistance for Equatorial Guinea: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $55,000 shall be available for entertainment allowances.

foreign military financing program

For necessary expenses for grants to enable the President to carry out the provisions of section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, $3,989,000,000: Provided, That to expedite the provision of assistance to foreign countries and international organizations, the Secretary of State, following consultation with the Committees on Appropriations and subject to the regular notification procedures of such Committees, may use the funds appropriated under this heading to procure defense articles and services to enhance the capacity of foreign security forces: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Pakistan may be made available only for border security, counter-terrorism and law enforcement activities directed against Al Qaeda, the Taliban and associated terrorist groups: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading shall be made available to support or continue any program initially funded under the authority of section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3456) unless the Secretary of State has previously justified such program to the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this paragraph shall be nonrepayable notwithstanding any requirement in section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act: Provided further, That funds made available under this paragraph shall be obligated upon apportionment in accordance with paragraph (5)(C) of title 31, United States Code, section 1501(a): Provided further, That not less than $2,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Diplomatic and Consular Programs” to be made available to the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Department of State, to support monitoring of the uses of assistance made available under this heading, in addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes, subject to prior consultation with the Committees on Appropriations.

None of the funds made available under this heading shall be available to finance the procurement of defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services that are not sold by the United States Government under the Arms Export Control Act unless the foreign country proposing to make such procurements has first signed an agreement with the United States Government specifying the conditions under which such procurements may be financed with such funds: Provided, That all country and funding level increases in allocations shall be submitted through the regular notification procedures of section 7015 of this Act: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for assistance for Bangladesh, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka except pursuant to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for demining, the clearance of unexploded ordnance, and related activities, and may include activities implemented through nongovernmental and international organizations: Provided further, That only those countries for which assistance was justified for the “Foreign Military Sales Financing Program” in the fiscal year 1989 congressional presentation for security assistance programs may utilize funds made available under this heading for procurement of defense articles, defense services or design and construction services that are not sold by the United States Government under the Arms Export Control Act: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for defense articles and services: Provided further, That not more than $52,464,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading may be obligated for necessary expenses, including the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only for use outside of the United States, for the general costs of administering military assistance and sales, except that this limitation may be exceeded only through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for general costs of administering military assistance and sales, not to exceed $4,000 shall be available for entertainment expenses and not to exceed $130,000 shall be available for representation allowances: Provided further, That not more than $550,000,000 of funds realized pursuant to section 21(e)(1)(A) of the Arms Export Control Act may be obligated for expenses incurred by the Department of Defense during fiscal year 2010 pursuant to section 43(b) of such Act, except that this limitation may be exceeded only through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

TITLE V

MULTILATERAL ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated To The President

international organizations and programs

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 301 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and of section 2 of the United Nations Environment Program Participation Act of 1973, $393,000,000: Provided, That section 307(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall not apply to contributions to the United Nations Democracy Fund.

international financial institutions

global environment facility

For the United States contribution for the Global Environment Facility, $86,500,000, to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development as trustee for the Global Environment Facility, by the Secretary of the Treasury, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the international development association

For payment to the International Development Association by the Secretary of the Treasury, $1,320,000,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the clean technology fund

For contributions to the multilateral Clean Technology Fund, $400,000,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the strategic climate fund

For contributions to the multilateral Strategic Climate Fund, $75,000,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the inter-american development bank

For payment to the Inter-American Investment Corporation by the Secretary of the Treasury, $4,670,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the enterprise for the americas multilateral investment fund

For payment to the Enterprise for the Americas Multilateral Investment Fund by the Secretary of the Treasury, $25,000,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the asian development fund

For the United States contribution by the Secretary of the Treasury to the increase in resources of the Asian Development Fund, as authorized by the Asian Development Bank Act, as amended, $115,250,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the african development fund

For the United States contribution by the Secretary of the Treasury to the increase in resources of the African Development Fund, $159,885,000, to remain available until expended.

contribution to the international fund for agricultural development

For the United States contribution by the Secretary of the Treasury to increase the resources of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, $30,000,000, to remain available until expended.

TITLE VI

EXPORT AND INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE

Export-import Bank Of The United States

inspector general

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $2,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

program account

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to such corporation, and in accordance with law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations, as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as may be necessary in carrying out the program for the current fiscal year for such corporation: Provided, That none of the funds available during the current fiscal year may be used to make expenditures, contracts, or commitments for the export of nuclear equipment, fuel, or technology to any country, other than a nuclear-weapon state as defined in Article IX of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons eligible to receive economic or military assistance under this Act, that has detonated a nuclear explosive after the date of the enactment of this Act: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 1(c) of Public Law 103–428, as amended, sections 1(a) and (b) of Public Law 103–428 shall remain in effect through October 1, 2010: Provided further, That not less than 10 percent of the aggregate loan, guarantee, and insurance authority available to the Export-Import Bank under this Act should be used for renewable energy technologies or end-use energy efficiency technologies.

subsidy appropriation

For the cost of direct loans, loan guarantees, insurance, and tied-aid grants as authorized by section 10 of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended, not to exceed $58,000,000: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That such funds shall remain available until September 30, 2025, for the disbursement of direct loans, loan guarantees, insurance and tied-aid grants obligated in fiscal years 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act or any prior Acts appropriating funds for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for tied-aid credits or grants may be used for any other purpose except through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this paragraph are made available notwithstanding section 2(b)(2) of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, in connection with the purchase or lease of any product by any Eastern European country, any Baltic State or any agency or national thereof.

administrative expenses

For administrative expenses to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan and insurance programs, including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $30,000 for official reception and representation expenses for members of the Board of Directors, not to exceed $83,880,000: Provided, That the Export-Import Bank may accept, and use, payment or services provided by transaction participants for legal, financial, or technical services in connection with any transaction for which an application for a loan, guarantee or insurance commitment has been made: Provided further, That notwithstanding subsection (b) of section 117 of the Export Enhancement Act of 1992, subsection (a) thereof shall remain in effect until October 1, 2010.

receipts collected

Receipts collected pursuant to the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended, and the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990, as amended, in an amount not to exceed the amount appropriated herein, shall be credited as offsetting collections to this account: Provided, That the sums herein appropriated from the General Fund shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis by such offsetting collections so as to result in a final fiscal year appropriation from the General Fund estimated at $0: Provided further, That amounts collected in fiscal year 2010 in excess of obligations shall become available on September 1, 2010 and shall remain available until September 30, 2013.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

noncredit account

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation is authorized to make, without regard to fiscal year limitations, as provided by 31 U.S.C. 9104, such expenditures and commitments within the limits of funds available to it and in accordance with law as may be necessary: Provided, That the amount available for administrative expenses to carry out the credit and insurance programs (including an amount for official reception and representation expenses which shall not exceed $35,000) shall not exceed $52,310,000: Provided further, That project-specific transaction costs, including direct and indirect costs incurred in claims settlements, and other direct costs associated with services provided to specific investors or potential investors pursuant to section 234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall not be considered administrative expenses for the purposes of this heading.

program account

For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, $29,000,000, as authorized by section 234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, to be derived by transfer from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Noncredit Account: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That such sums shall be available for direct loan obligations and loan guaranty commitments incurred or made during fiscal years 2010, 2011, and 2012: Provided further, That funds so obligated in fiscal year 2010 remain available for disbursement through 2018; funds obligated in fiscal year 2011 remain available for disbursement through 2019; and funds obligated in fiscal year 2012 remain available for disbursement through 2020: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation is authorized to undertake any program authorized by title IV of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 in Iraq: Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the authority of the previous proviso shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

In addition, such sums as may be necessary for administrative expenses to carry out the credit program may be derived from amounts available for administrative expenses to carry out the credit and insurance programs in the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Noncredit Account and merged with said account.

Funds Appropriated To The President

trade and development agency

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 661 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $55,200,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not more than $4,000 may be available for representation and entertainment allowances.

TITLE VII

GENERAL PROVISIONS

allowances and differentials

Sec. 7001. Funds appropriated under title I of this Act shall be available, except as otherwise provided, for allowances and differentials as authorized by subchapter 59 of title 5, United States Code; for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; and for hire of passenger transportation pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1343(b).

unobligated balances report

Sec. 7002. Any department or agency of the United States Government to which funds are appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations a quarterly accounting of cumulative balances by program, project, and activity of the funds received by such department or agency in this fiscal year or any previous fiscal year that remain unobligated and unexpended.

consulting services

Sec. 7003. The expenditure of any appropriation under title I of this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law.

embassy construction

Sec. 7004. (a) Of funds provided under title I of this Act, except as provided in subsection (b), a project to construct a diplomatic facility of the United States may not include office space or other accommodations for an employee of a Federal agency or department if the Secretary of State determines that such department or agency has not provided to the Department of State the full amount of funding required by subsection (e) of section 604 of the Secure Embassy Construction and Counterterrorism Act of 1999 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(7) of Public Law 106–113 and contained in appendix G of that Act; 113 Stat. 1501A–453), as amended by section 629 of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005.

(b) Notwithstanding the prohibition in subsection (a), a project to construct a diplomatic facility of the United States may include office space or other accommodations for members of the United States Marine Corps.

(c) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available to pay for the acquisition of property for diplomatic facilities in Afghanistan.

personnel actions

Sec. 7005. Any costs incurred by a department or agency funded under title I of this Act resulting from personnel actions taken in response to funding reductions included in this Act shall be absorbed within the total budgetary resources available under title I to such department or agency: Provided, That the authority to transfer funds between appropriations accounts as may be necessary to carry out this section is provided in addition to authorities included elsewhere in this Act: Provided further, That use of funds to carry out this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 7015 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.

prohibition on publicity or propaganda

Sec. 7006. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes within the United States not authorized before the date of the enactment of this Act by the Congress: Provided, That not to exceed $25,000 may be made available to carry out the provisions of section 316 of Public Law 96–533.

prohibition against direct funding for certain countries

Sec. 7007. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended to finance directly any assistance or reparations for the governments of Cuba, North Korea, Iran, or Syria: Provided, That for purposes of this section, the prohibition on obligations or expenditures shall include direct loans, credits, insurance and guarantees of the Export-Import Bank or its agents.

military coups

Sec. 7008. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended to finance directly any assistance to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree: Provided, That assistance may be resumed to such government if the President certifies in writing to the Committees on Appropriations that subsequent to the termination of assistance a democratically elected government has taken office: Provided further, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to assistance to promote democratic elections or public participation in democratic processes: Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the previous provisos shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

transfer authority

Sec. 7009. (a) Department of state and broadcasting board of governors.—Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Department of State under title I of this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided, That not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Broadcasting Board of Governors under title I of this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided further, That any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 7015(a) and (b) of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.

(b) Export financing transfer authorities.—Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation other than for administrative expenses made available for fiscal year 2010, for programs under title VI of this Act may be transferred between such appropriations for use for any of the purposes, programs, and activities for which the funds in such receiving account may be used, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 25 percent by any such transfer: Provided, That the exercise of such authority shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(c) Limitation on transfers between agencies.—

(1) None of the funds made available under titles II through V of this Act may be transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made by, or transfer authority provided in, this Act or any other appropriation Act.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), in addition to transfers made by, or authorized elsewhere in, this Act, funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the purposes of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 may be allocated or transferred to agencies of the United States Government pursuant to the provisions of sections 109, 610, and 632 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

(d) Transfers between accounts.—None of the funds made available under titles II through V of this Act may be obligated under an appropriation account to which they were not appropriated, except for transfers specifically provided for in this Act, unless the President, not less than 5 days prior to the exercise of any authority contained in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to transfer funds, consults with and provides a written policy justification to the Committees on Appropriations.

(e) Audit of inter-agency transfers.—Any agreement for the transfer or allocation of funds appropriated by this Act, or prior Acts, entered into between the United States Agency for International Development and another agency of the United States Government under the authority of section 632(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or any comparable provision of law, shall expressly provide that the Office of the Inspector General for the agency receiving the transfer or allocation of such funds shall perform periodic program and financial audits of the use of such funds: Provided, That funds transferred under such authority may be made available for the cost of such audits.

reporting requirement

Sec. 7010. The Secretary of State shall provide the Committees on Appropriations, not later than April 1, 2010, and for each fiscal quarter, a report in writing on the uses of funds made available under the headings “Foreign Military Financing Program”, “International Military Education and Training”, and “Peacekeeping Operations”: Provided, That such report shall include a description of the obligation and expenditure of funds, and the specific country in receipt of, and the use or purpose of the assistance provided by such funds.

availability of funds

Sec. 7011. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation after the expiration of the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided in this Act: Provided, That funds appropriated for the purposes of chapters 1, 8, 11, and 12 of part I, section 661, section 667, chapters 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, and funds provided under the headings “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia” and “Development Credit Authority”, shall remain available for an additional 4 years from the date on which the availability of such funds would otherwise have expired, if such funds are initially obligated before the expiration of their respective periods of availability contained in this Act: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any funds made available for the purposes of chapter 1 of part I and chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 which are allocated or obligated for cash disbursements in order to address balance of payments or economic policy reform objectives, shall remain available until expended.

limitation on assistance to countries in default

Sec. 7012. No part of any appropriation provided under titles III through VI in this Act shall be used to furnish assistance to the government of any country which is in default during a period in excess of one calendar year in payment to the United States of principal or interest on any loan made to the government of such country by the United States pursuant to a program for which funds are appropriated under this Act unless the President determines, following consultations with the Committees on Appropriations, that assistance for such country is in the national interest of the United States.

prohibition on taxation of united states assistance

Sec. 7013. (a) Prohibition on taxation.—None of the funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act may be made available to provide assistance for a foreign country under a new bilateral agreement governing the terms and conditions under which such assistance is to be provided unless such agreement includes a provision stating that assistance provided by the United States shall be exempt from taxation, or reimbursed, by the foreign government, and the Secretary of State shall expeditiously seek to negotiate amendments to existing bilateral agreements, as necessary, to conform with this requirement.

(b) Reimbursement of foreign taxes.—An amount equivalent to 200 percent of the total taxes assessed during fiscal year 2010 on funds appropriated by this Act by a foreign government or entity against commodities financed under United States assistance programs for which funds are appropriated by this Act, either directly or through grantees, contractors and subcontractors shall be withheld from obligation from funds appropriated for assistance for fiscal year 2011 and allocated for the central government of such country and for the West Bank and Gaza program to the extent that the Secretary of State certifies and reports in writing to the Committees on Appropriations that such taxes have not been reimbursed to the Government of the United States.

(c) De minimis exception.—Foreign taxes of a de minimis nature shall not be subject to the provisions of subsection (b).

(d) Reprogramming of funds.—Funds withheld from obligation for each country or entity pursuant to subsection (b) shall be reprogrammed for assistance to countries which do not assess taxes on United States assistance or which have an effective arrangement that is providing substantial reimbursement of such taxes.

(e) Determinations.—

(1) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any country or entity the Secretary of State determines—

(A) does not assess taxes on United States assistance or which has an effective arrangement that is providing substantial reimbursement of such taxes; or

(B) the foreign policy interests of the United States outweigh the purpose of this section to ensure that United States assistance is not subject to taxation.

(2) The Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations at least 15 days prior to exercising the authority of this subsection with regard to any country or entity.

(f) Implementation.—The Secretary of State shall issue rules, regulations, or policy guidance, as appropriate, to implement the prohibition against the taxation of assistance contained in this section.

(g) Definitions.—As used in this section—

(1) the terms “taxes” and “taxation” refer to value added taxes and customs duties imposed on commodities financed with United States assistance for programs for which funds are appropriated by this Act; and

(2) the term “bilateral agreement” refers to a framework bilateral agreement between the Government of the United States and the government of the country receiving assistance that describes the privileges and immunities applicable to United States foreign assistance for such country generally, or an individual agreement between the Government of the United States and such government that describes, among other things, the treatment for tax purposes that will be accorded the United States assistance provided under that agreement.

reservations of funds

Sec. 7014. (a) Funds appropriated under titles II through VI of this Act which are specifically designated may be reprogrammed for other programs within the same account notwithstanding the designation if compliance with the designation is made impossible by operation of any provision of this or any other Act: Provided, That any such reprogramming shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That assistance that is reprogrammed pursuant to this subsection shall be made available under the same terms and conditions as originally provided.

(b) In addition to the authority contained in subsection (a), the original period of availability of funds appropriated by this Act and administered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that are specifically designated for particular programs or activities by this or any other Act shall be extended for an additional fiscal year if the USAID Administrator determines and reports promptly to the Committees on Appropriations that the termination of assistance to a country or a significant change in circumstances makes it unlikely that such designated funds can be obligated during the original period of availability: Provided, That such designated funds that continue to be available for an additional fiscal year shall be obligated only for the purpose of such designation.

(c) Ceilings and specifically designated funding levels contained in this Act shall not be applicable to funds or authorities appropriated or otherwise made available by any subsequent Act unless such Act specifically so directs: Provided, That specifically designated funding levels or minimum funding requirements contained in any other Act shall not be applicable to funds appropriated by this Act.

reprogramming notification requirements

Sec. 7015. (a) None of the funds made available in title I of this Act, or in prior appropriations Acts to the agencies and departments funded by this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2010, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees or of currency reflows or other offsetting collections, or made available by transfer, to the agencies and departments funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that: (1) creates new programs; (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity; (3) increases funds or personnel by any means for any project or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted; (4) relocates an office or employees; (5) closes or opens a mission or post; (6) reorganizes or renames offices; (7) reorganizes programs or activities; or (8) contracts out or privatizes any functions or activities presently performed by Federal employees; unless the Committees on Appropriations are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds.

(b) For the purposes of providing the executive branch with the necessary administrative flexibility, none of the funds provided under title I of this Act, or provided under previous appropriations Acts to the agency or department funded under title I of this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2010, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees available to the agency or department funded by title I of this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure for activities, programs, or projects through a reprogramming of funds in excess of $1,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, that: (1) augments existing programs, projects, or activities; (2) reduces by 10 percent funding for any existing program, project, or activity, or numbers of personnel by 10 percent as approved by Congress; or (3) results from any general savings, including savings from a reduction in personnel, which would result in a change in existing programs, activities, or projects as approved by Congress; unless the Committees on Appropriations are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds.

(c) For the purposes of providing the executive branch with the necessary administrative flexibility, none of the funds made available under titles II through V in this Act under the headings “Global Health and Child Survival”, “Development Assistance”, “International Organizations and Programs”, “Trade and Development Agency”, “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, “Economic Support Fund”, “Democracy Fund”, “Peacekeeping Operations”, “Capital Investment Fund”, “Operating Expenses”, “Office of Inspector General”, “Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs”, “Millennium Challenge Corporation”, “Foreign Military Financing Program”, “International Military Education and Training”, “Peace Corps”, and “Migration and Refugee Assistance”, shall be available for obligation for activities, programs, projects, type of materiel assistance, countries, or other operations not justified or in excess of the amount justified to the Committees on Appropriations for obligation under any of these specific headings unless the Committees on Appropriations are notified 15 days in advance: Provided, That the President shall not enter into any commitment of funds appropriated for the purposes of section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act for the provision of major defense equipment, other than conventional ammunition, or other major defense items defined to be aircraft, ships, missiles, or combat vehicles, not previously justified to Congress or 20 percent in excess of the quantities justified to Congress unless the Committees on Appropriations are notified 15 days in advance of such commitment: Provided further, That requirements of this subsection or any similar provision of any other Act shall not apply to any reprogramming for an activity, program, or project for which funds are appropriated under titles II through IV of this Act of less than 10 percent of the amount previously justified to the Congress for obligation for such activity, program, or project for the current fiscal year.

(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, with the exception of funds transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under title I of this Act, funds transferred by the Department of Defense to the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development for assistance for foreign countries and international organizations, and funds made available for programs authorized by section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163), shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(e) The requirements of this section or any similar provision of this Act or any other Act, including any prior Act requiring notification in accordance with the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, may be waived if failure to do so would pose a substantial risk to human health or welfare: Provided, That in case of any such waiver, notification to the Congress, or the appropriate congressional committees, shall be provided as early as practicable, but in no event later than 3 days after taking the action to which such notification requirement was applicable, in the context of the circumstances necessitating such waiver: Provided further, That any notification provided pursuant to such a waiver shall contain an explanation of the emergency circumstances.

(f) None of the funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended for assistance for Serbia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Cuba, Iran, Haiti, Libya, Ethiopia, Nepal, Mexico, or Cambodia and countries listed in section 7045(f)(4) of this Act except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

notification on excess defense equipment

Sec. 7016. Prior to providing excess Department of Defense articles in accordance with section 516(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the Department of Defense shall notify the Committees on Appropriations to the same extent and under the same conditions as other committees pursuant to subsection (f) of that section: Provided, That before issuing a letter of offer to sell excess defense articles under the Arms Export Control Act, the Department of Defense shall notify the Committees on Appropriations in accordance with the regular notification procedures of such Committees if such defense articles are significant military equipment (as defined in section 47(9) of the Arms Export Control Act) or are valued (in terms of original acquisition cost) at $7,000,000 or more, or if notification is required elsewhere in this Act for the use of appropriated funds for specific countries that would receive such excess defense articles: Provided further, That such Committees shall also be informed of the original acquisition cost of such defense articles.

limitation on availability of funds for international organizations and programs

Sec. 7017. Subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act or any previously enacted Act making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, which are returned or not made available for organizations and programs because of the implementation of section 307(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall remain available for obligation until September 30, 2011.

prohibition on funding for abortions and involuntary sterilization

Sec. 7018. None of the funds made available to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, may be used to pay for the performance of abortions as a method of family planning or to motivate or coerce any person to practice abortions. None of the funds made available to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, may be used to pay for the performance of involuntary sterilization as a method of family planning or to coerce or provide any financial incentive to any person to undergo sterilizations. None of the funds made available to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, may be used to pay for any biomedical research which relates in whole or in part, to methods of, or the performance of, abortions or involuntary sterilization as a means of family planning. None of the funds made available to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, may be obligated or expended for any country or organization if the President certifies that the use of these funds by any such country or organization would violate any of the above provisions related to abortions and involuntary sterilizations.

allocations

Sec. 7019. (a) Funds provided in this Act for the following accounts shall be made available for programs and countries in the amounts contained in the respective tables included in the report accompanying this Act:

“Civilian Stabilization Initiative”.

“Diplomatic and Consular Programs”.

“Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs”.

“International Fisheries Commissions”.

“International Broadcasting Operations”.

“Global Health and Child Survival”.

“Development Assistance”.

“Economic Support Fund”.

“Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”.

“International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”.

“Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs”.

“Foreign Military Financing Program”.

“Peacekeeping Operations”.

“International Organizations and Programs”.

(b) For the purposes of implementing this section and only with respect to the tables included in the report accompanying this Act, the Secretary of State, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development and the Broadcasting Board of Governors, as appropriate, may propose deviations to the amounts referenced in subsection (a), subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations and section 634A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

(c) The requirements contained in subsection (a) shall apply to the table under the headings “Bilateral Economic Assistance” and “General Provisions” in such report.

prohibition of payment of certain expenses

Sec. 7020. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act under the headings “International Military Education and Training” or “Foreign Military Financing Program” for Informational Program activities or under the headings “Global Health and Child Survival”, “Development Assistance”, and “Economic Support Fund” may be obligated or expended to pay for—

(1) alcoholic beverages; or

(2) entertainment expenses for activities that are substantially of a recreational character, including but not limited to entrance fees at sporting events, theatrical and musical productions, and amusement parks.

prohibition on assistance to foreign governments that export lethal military equipment to countries supporting international terrorism

Sec. 7021. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by titles III through VI of this Act may be available to any foreign government which provides lethal military equipment to a country the government of which the Secretary of State has determined is a government that supports international terrorism for purposes of section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979: Provided, That the prohibition under this section with respect to a foreign government shall terminate 12 months after that government ceases to provide such military equipment: Provided further, That this section applies with respect to lethal military equipment provided under a contract entered into after October 1, 1997.

(b) Assistance restricted by subsection (a) or any other similar provision of law, may be furnished if the President determines that to do so is important to the national interests of the United States.

(c) Whenever the President makes a determination pursuant to subsection (b), the President shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report with respect to the furnishing of such assistance, including a detailed explanation of the assistance to be provided, the estimated dollar amount of such assistance, and an explanation of how the assistance furthers United States national interests.

prohibition on bilateral assistance to terrorist countries

Sec. 7022. (a) Funds appropriated for bilateral assistance under any heading in titles III through VI of this Act and funds appropriated under any such heading in a provision of law enacted prior to the enactment of this Act, shall not be made available to any government which the President determines—

(1) grants sanctuary from prosecution to any individual or group which has committed an act of international terrorism; or

(2) otherwise supports international terrorism.

(b) The President may waive the application of subsection (a) to a country if the President determines that national security or humanitarian reasons justify such waiver: Provided, That the President shall publish each such waiver in the Federal Register and, at least 15 days before the waiver takes effect, shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the waiver (including the justification for the waiver) in accordance with the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

authorization requirements

Sec. 7023. Funds appropriated by this Act, except funds appropriated under the heading “Trade and Development Agency”, may be obligated and expended notwithstanding section 10 of Public Law 91–672, section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, section 313 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236), and section 504(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414(a)(1)).

definition of program, project, and activity

Sec. 7024. For the purpose of titles II through VI of this Act “program, project, and activity” shall be defined at the appropriations Act account level and shall include all appropriations and authorizations Acts funding directives, ceilings, and limitations with the exception that for the following accounts: “Economic Support Fund” and “Foreign Military Financing Program”, “program, project, and activity” shall also be considered to include country, regional, and central program level funding within each such account; for the development assistance accounts of the United States Agency for International Development “program, project, and activity” shall also be considered to include central, country, regional, and program level funding, either as: (1) justified to the Congress; or (2) allocated by the executive branch in accordance with a report, to be provided to the Committees on Appropriations within 30 days of the enactment of this Act, as required by section 653(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

authorities for the peace corps, inter-american foundation and african development foundation

Sec. 7025. Unless expressly provided to the contrary, provisions of this or any other Act, including provisions contained in prior Acts authorizing or making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, shall not be construed to prohibit activities authorized by or conducted under the Peace Corps Act, the Inter-American Foundation Act or the African Development Foundation Act: Provided, That the agency shall promptly report to the Committees on Appropriations whenever it is conducting activities or is proposing to conduct activities in a country for which assistance is prohibited.

commerce, trade and surplus commodities

Sec. 7026. (a) None of the funds appropriated or made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act for direct assistance and none of the funds otherwise made available to the Export-Import Bank and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shall be obligated or expended to finance any loan, any assistance or any other financial commitments for establishing or expanding production of any commodity for export by any country other than the United States, if the commodity is likely to be in surplus on world markets at the time the resulting productive capacity is expected to become operative and if the assistance will cause substantial injury to United States producers of the same, similar, or competing commodity: Provided, That such prohibition shall not apply to the Export-Import Bank if in the judgment of its Board of Directors the benefits to industry and employment in the United States are likely to outweigh the injury to United States producers of the same, similar, or competing commodity, and the Chairman of the Board so notifies the Committees on Appropriations.

(b) None of the funds appropriated by this or any other Act to carry out chapter 1 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be available for any testing or breeding feasibility study, variety improvement or introduction, consultancy, publication, conference, or training in connection with the growth or production in a foreign country of an agricultural commodity for export which would compete with a similar commodity grown or produced in the United States: Provided, That this subsection shall not prohibit—

(1) activities designed to increase food security in developing countries where such activities will not have a significant impact on the export of agricultural commodities of the United States; or

(2) research activities intended primarily to benefit American producers.

(c) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, the International Finance Corporation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Investment Corporation, the North American Development Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the African Development Bank, and the African Development Fund to use the voice and vote of the United States to oppose any assistance by these institutions, using funds appropriated or made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act, for the production or extraction of any commodity or mineral for export, if it is in surplus on world markets and if the assistance will cause substantial injury to United States producers of the same, similar, or competing commodity.

separate accounts

Sec. 7027. (a) Separate accounts for local currencies.—

(1) If assistance is furnished to the government of a foreign country under chapters 1 and 10 of part I or chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 under agreements which result in the generation of local currencies of that country, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall—

(A) require that local currencies be deposited in a separate account established by that government;

(B) enter into an agreement with that government which sets forth—

(i) the amount of the local currencies to be generated; and

(ii) the terms and conditions under which the currencies so deposited may be utilized, consistent with this section; and

(C) establish by agreement with that government the responsibilities of the United States Agency for International Development and that government to monitor and account for deposits into and disbursements from the separate account.

(2) USES OF LOCAL CURRENCIES.—As may be agreed upon with the foreign government, local currencies deposited in a separate account pursuant to subsection (a), or an equivalent amount of local currencies, shall be used only—

(A) to carry out chapter 1 or 10 of part I or chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (as the case may be), for such purposes as—

(i) project and sector assistance activities; or

(ii) debt and deficit financing; or

(B) for the administrative requirements of the United States Government.

(3) PROGRAMMING ACCOUNTABILITY.—The United States Agency for International Development shall take all necessary steps to ensure that the equivalent of the local currencies disbursed pursuant to subsection (a)(2)(A) from the separate account established pursuant to subsection (a)(1) are used for the purposes agreed upon pursuant to subsection (a)(2).

(4) TERMINATION OF ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.—Upon termination of assistance to a country under chapter 1 or 10 of part I or chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (as the case may be), any unencumbered balances of funds which remain in a separate account established pursuant to subsection (a) shall be disposed of for such purposes as may be agreed to by the government of that country and the United States Government.

(5) REPORTING REQUIREMENT.—The Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall report on an annual basis as part of the justification documents submitted to the Committees on Appropriations on the use of local currencies for the administrative requirements of the United States Government as authorized in subsection (a)(2)(B), and such report shall include the amount of local currency (and United States dollar equivalent) used and/or to be used for such purpose in each applicable country.

(b) Separate accounts for cash transfers.—

(1) If assistance is made available to the government of a foreign country, under chapter 1 or 10 of part I or chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as cash transfer assistance or as nonproject sector assistance, that country shall be required to maintain such funds in a separate account and not commingle them with any other funds.

(2) APPLICABILITY OF OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW.—Such funds may be obligated and expended notwithstanding provisions of law which are inconsistent with the nature of this assistance including provisions which are referenced in the Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference accompanying House Joint Resolution 648 (House Report No. 98–1159).

(3) NOTIFICATION.—At least 15 days prior to obligating any such cash transfer or nonproject sector assistance, the President shall submit a notification through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, which shall include a detailed description of how the funds proposed to be made available will be used, with a discussion of the United States interests that will be served by the assistance (including, as appropriate, a description of the economic policy reforms that will be promoted by such assistance).

(4) EXEMPTION.—Nonproject sector assistance funds may be exempt from the requirements of subsection (b)(1) only through the notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

eligibility for assistance

Sec. 7028. (a) Assistance through nongovernmental organizations.—Restrictions contained in this or any other Act with respect to assistance for a country shall not be construed to restrict assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations from funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the provisions of chapters 1, 10, 11, and 12 of part I and chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and from funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”: Provided, That before using the authority of this subsection to furnish assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations, the President shall notify the Committees on Appropriations under the regular notification procedures of those committees, including a description of the program to be assisted, the assistance to be provided, and the reasons for furnishing such assistance: Provided further, That nothing in this subsection shall be construed to alter any existing statutory prohibitions against abortion or involuntary sterilizations contained in this or any other Act.

(b) Public law 480.—During fiscal year 2010, restrictions contained in this or any other Act with respect to assistance for a country shall not be construed to restrict assistance under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated to carry out title I of such Act and made available pursuant to this subsection may be obligated or expended except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(c) Exception.—This section shall not apply—

(1) with respect to section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or any comparable provision of law prohibiting assistance to countries that support international terrorism; or

(2) with respect to section 116 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or any comparable provision of law prohibiting assistance to the government of a country that violates internationally recognized human rights.

impact on jobs in the united states

Sec. 7029. None of the funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act may be obligated or expended to provide—

(1) any financial incentive to a business enterprise currently located in the United States for the purpose of inducing such an enterprise to relocate outside the United States if such incentive or inducement is likely to reduce the number of employees of such business enterprise in the United States because United States production is being replaced by such enterprise outside the United States; or

(2) assistance for any program, project, or activity that contributes to the violation of internationally recognized workers rights, as defined in section 507(4) of the Trade Act of 1974, of workers in the recipient country, including any designated zone or area in that country: Provided, That the application of section 507(4)(D) and (E) of such Act should be commensurate with the level of development of the recipient country and sector, and shall not preclude assistance for the informal sector in such country, micro and small-scale enterprise, and smallholder agriculture.

international financial institutions

Sec. 7030. (a) None of the funds appropriated in title V of this Act may be made as payment to any international financial institution while the United States Executive Director to such institution is compensated by the institution at a rate which, together with whatever compensation such Director receives from the United States, is in excess of the rate provided for an individual occupying a position at level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, or while any alternate United States Director to such institution is compensated by the institution at a rate in excess of the rate provided for an individual occupying a position at level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code.

(b) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director at each international financial institution to oppose any loan, grant, strategy or policy of such institution that would require user fees or service charges on poor people for primary education or primary healthcare, including prevention, care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, and infant, child, and maternal health, in connection with the institutions' financing programs.

(c) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (the Fund) to use the voice and vote of the United States to oppose any loan, project, agreement, memorandum, instrument, or other program of the Fund that imposes budget caps or restraints that do not allow the maintenance of or an increase in government spending on health care or education; and to promote government spending on health care, education, food aid, or other critical safety net programs in all of the Fund’s activities with respect to Heavily Indebted Poor Countries.

(d) For purposes of this section “international financial institutions” are the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Asian Development Fund, the African Development Bank, the African Development Fund, the International Monetary Fund, the North American Development Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

debt-for-development

Sec. 7031. In order to enhance the continued participation of nongovernmental organizations in debt-for-development and debt-for-nature exchanges, a nongovernmental organization which is a grantee or contractor of the United States Agency for International Development may place in interest bearing accounts local currencies which accrue to that organization as a result of economic assistance provided under title III of this Act and, subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, any interest earned on such investment shall be used for the purpose for which the assistance was provided to that organization.

authority to engage in debt buybacks or sales

Sec. 7032. (a) Loans eligible for sale, reduction, or cancellation.—

(1) AUTHORITY TO SELL, REDUCE, OR CANCEL CERTAIN LOANS.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President may, in accordance with this section, sell to any eligible purchaser any concessional loan or portion thereof made before January 1, 1995, pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, to the government of any eligible country as defined in section 702(6) of that Act or on receipt of payment from an eligible purchaser, reduce or cancel such loan or portion thereof, only for the purpose of facilitating—

(A) debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps; or

(B) a debt buyback by an eligible country of its own qualified debt, only if the eligible country uses an additional amount of the local currency of the eligible country, equal to not less than 40 percent of the price paid for such debt by such eligible country, or the difference between the price paid for such debt and the face value of such debt, to support activities that link conservation and sustainable use of natural resources with local community development, and child survival and other child development, in a manner consistent with sections 707 through 710 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, if the sale, reduction, or cancellation would not contravene any term or condition of any prior agreement relating to such loan.

(2) TERMS AND CONDITIONS.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President shall, in accordance with this section, establish the terms and conditions under which loans may be sold, reduced, or canceled pursuant to this section.

(3) ADMINISTRATION.—The Facility, as defined in section 702(8) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall notify the administrator of the agency primarily responsible for administering part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 of purchasers that the President has determined to be eligible, and shall direct such agency to carry out the sale, reduction, or cancellation of a loan pursuant to this section: Provided, That such agency shall make adjustment in its accounts to reflect the sale, reduction, or cancellation.

(4) LIMITATION.—The authorities of this subsection shall be available only to the extent that appropriations for the cost of the modification, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, are made in advance.

(b) Deposit of proceeds.—The proceeds from the sale, reduction, or cancellation of any loan sold, reduced, or canceled pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the United States Government account or accounts established for the repayment of such loan.

(c) Eligible purchasers.—A loan may be sold pursuant to subsection (a)(1)(A) only to a purchaser who presents plans satisfactory to the President for using the loan for the purpose of engaging in debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps.

(d) Debtor consultations.—Before the sale to any eligible purchaser, or any reduction or cancellation pursuant to this section, of any loan made to an eligible country, the President should consult with the country concerning the amount of loans to be sold, reduced, or canceled and their uses for debt-for-equity swaps, debt-for-development swaps, or debt-for-nature swaps.

(e) Availability of funds.—The authority provided by subsection (a) may be used only with regard to funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Debt Restructuring”.

special debt relief for the poorest

Sec. 7033. (a) Authority to reduce debt.—The President may reduce amounts owed to the United States (or any agency of the United States) by an eligible country as a result of—

(1) guarantees issued under sections 221 and 222 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961;

(2) credits extended or guarantees issued under the Arms Export Control Act; or

(3) any obligation or portion of such obligation, to pay for purchases of United States agricultural commodities guaranteed by the Commodity Credit Corporation under export credit guarantee programs authorized pursuant to section 5(f) of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act of June 29, 1948, as amended, section 4(b) of the Food for Peace Act of 1966, as amended (Public Law 89–808), or section 202 of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, as amended (Public Law 95–501).

(b) Limitations.—

(1) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be exercised only to implement multilateral official debt relief and referendum agreements, commonly referred to as “Paris Club Agreed Minutes”.

(2) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be exercised only in such amounts or to such extent as is provided in advance by appropriations Acts.

(3) The authority provided by subsection (a) may be exercised only with respect to countries with heavy debt burdens that are eligible to borrow from the International Development Association, but not from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, commonly referred to as “IDA-only” countries.

(c) Conditions.—The authority provided by subsection (a) may be exercised only with respect to a country whose government—

(1) does not have an excessive level of military expenditures;

(2) has not repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism;

(3) is not failing to cooperate on international narcotics control matters;

(4) (including its military or other security forces) does not engage in a consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights; and

(5) is not ineligible for assistance because of the application of section 527 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995.

(d) Availability of funds.—The authority provided by subsection (a) may be used only with regard to the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Debt Restructuring”.

(e) Certain prohibitions inapplicable.—A reduction of debt pursuant to subsection (a) shall not be considered assistance for the purposes of any provision of law limiting assistance to a country: Provided, That the authority provided by subsection (a) may be exercised notwithstanding section 620(r) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or section 321 of the International Development and Food Assistance Act of 1975.

special authorities

Sec. 7034. (a) Afghanistan, iraq, pakistan, lebanon, montenegro, victims of war, displaced children, and displaced burmese.—Funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act that are made available for assistance for Afghanistan may be made available notwithstanding section 7012 of this Act or any similar provision of law and section 660 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and funds appropriated in titles III and VI of this Act that are made available for Iraq, Lebanon, Montenegro, Pakistan, and for victims of war, displaced children, and displaced Burmese, and to assist victims of trafficking in persons and, subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, to combat such trafficking, may be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law.

(b) Waiver.—

(1) The President may waive the provisions of section 1003 of Public Law 100–204 if the President determines and certifies in writing to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and the Committees on Appropriations that it is important to the national security interests of the United States.

(2) PERIOD OF APPLICATION OF WAIVER.—Any waiver pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be effective for no more than a period of 6 months at a time and shall not apply beyond 12 months after the enactment of this Act.

(c) Small business.—In entering into multiple award indefinite-quantity contracts with funds appropriated by this Act, the United States Agency for International Development may provide an exception to the fair opportunity process for placing task orders under such contracts when the order is placed with any category of small or small disadvantaged business.

(d) Authority repealed.—Section 7034(d) of Public Law 111–8 is hereby repealed.

(e) Reconstituting civilian police authority.—In providing assistance with funds appropriated by this Act under section 660(b)(6) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, support for a nation emerging from instability may be deemed to mean support for regional, district, municipal, or other sub-national entity emerging from instability, as well as a nation emerging from instability.

(f) Extension of authority.—The Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1990 (Public Law 101–167) is amended—

(1) in section 599D (8 U.S.C. 1157 note)—

(A) in subsection (b)(3), by striking “and 2009” and inserting “2009, and 2010”; and

(B) in subsection (e), by striking “2009” each place it appears and inserting “2010”; and

(2) in section 599E (8 U.S.C. 1255 note) in subsection (b)(2), by striking “2009” and inserting “2010”.

(g) World food program.—Of the funds managed by the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development, from this or any other Act, not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available as a general contribution to the World Food Program, notwithstanding any other provision of law.

(h) Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, regulation or Executive order, funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs under the headings “Economic Support Fund”, “Peacekeeping Operations”, “International Disaster Assistance”, and “Transition Initiatives” should be made available to support programs to disarm, demobilize, and reintegrate into civilian society former members of foreign terrorist organizations: Provided, That the Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations prior to the obligation of funds pursuant to this subsection: Provided further, That for the purposes of this subsection the term “foreign terrorist organization” means an organization designated as a terrorist organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

(i) Middle east foundation.—Funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts for a Middle East Foundation shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(j) Contingencies.—During fiscal year 2010, the President may use up to $75,000,000 under the authority of section 451 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, notwithstanding any other provision of law.

(k) Democracy Promotion.—

(1) Funds made available by this Act that are made available for the promotion of democracy may be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law, and with regard to the National Endowment for Democracy, any regulation.

(2) For the purposes of funds appropriated by this Act, the term “promotion of democracy” means programs that support good governance, human rights, independent media, and the rule of law, and otherwise strengthen the capacity of democratic political parties, governments, nongovernmental organizations and institutions, and citizens to support the development of democratic states, institutions, and practices that are responsive and accountable to citizens.

(3) Any contract, grant, or cooperative agreement (or any amendment to any contract, grant or cooperative agreement) in excess of $1,000,000 of funds under the heading “Democracy Fund”, and in excess of $2,500,000 under other headings in this Act for the promotion of democracy, with the exception of programs and activities of the National Endowment for Democracy, shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(4) With respect to the provision of assistance for democracy, human rights and governance activities in this Act, the organizations implementing such assistance and the specific nature of that assistance shall not be subject to the prior approval by the government of any foreign country.

(l) Personnel.—The terms and conditions of section 1113 of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to this Act.

(m) Partner vetting.—No further action to finalize or implement a Partner Vetting System (PVS) shall be taken by the Secretary of State or the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) until a new USAID Administrator has been confirmed and has undertaken a comprehensive review of the scope, methodology and effect of PVS, including consultation with affected organizations, the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.

(n) Spending plans.—The Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act, and prior to the initial obligation of funds for assistance for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq, detailed spending plans for funds appropriated for such purposes.

(o) Congressional budget justification documents.—None of the funds appropriated by this Act or any prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be obligated or expended by the Secretary of State or the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to compile, produce, or publish any congressional budget justification documents for fiscal year 2011 until the Secretary of State and the USAID Administrator have consulted with the Committees of Appropriations regarding the purpose, format, and content of such documents.

(p) Technical correction.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Section 67 of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act, as added by section 1402 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009, is amended by striking “resolution numbered 54–4” and inserting “resolution numbered 52–4”.

(2) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 1402 of Public Law 111–32.

(q) Consolidation of reports.—

(1) The Secretary of State may, notwithstanding any other provision of law and following consultation with the Committees on Appropriations, consolidate or combine reports (including plans and strategies) that are called for by any provision of law to be submitted to the Congress and that are substantially duplicative of others called for by any other provision of law, and may submit a report into which two or more are consolidated by the last in time of the dates otherwise required for submission of the reports being consolidated, except that such date shall be no later than 60 days after the date that the earliest of the reports was due.

(2) Reports are considered “substantially duplicative” if they are required to address at least over half of the same substantive factors, criteria and issues that are required to be addressed by any other report, and any such consolidated report must address all the substantive factors, criteria and issues required to be addressed in each of the individual reports.

(3) Reports affected by this section are those within the purview of or prepared primarily by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development and that relate to matters addressed under this Act, or any Act authorizing or appropriating funds for use by, or actions of, the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development.

near east

Sec. 7035. (a) Bahrain.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not less than $19,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Bahrain.

(b) Egypt.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not less than $1,040,000,000 shall be made available for grants only for Egypt, including for border security programs and activities in the Sinai: Provided, That the funds appropriated under this heading estimated to be outlayed for Egypt during fiscal year 2010 shall be transferred to an interest bearing account for Egypt in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York within 30 days of enactment of this Act.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $250,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Egypt, which sum shall be provided on a grant basis, and of which sum cash transfer assistance shall be provided with the understanding that Egypt will undertake significant economic and democratic reforms which are additional to those which were undertaken in previous fiscal years: Provided, That not less than $25,000,000 of such funds shall be made available for democracy, human rights and governance programs, and not less than $35,000,000 shall be made available for education programs, of which not less than $10,000,000 is for scholarships for Egyptian students with high financial need.

(3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs, up to $200,000,000 may be made available for an endowment to further the shared interests of the United States and Egypt: Provided, That the Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations on the establishment of such an endowment.

(c) Iraq.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Economic Support Fund” and “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, not less than $427,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Iraq.

(2) The terms and conditions of section 1106(a) and (b) of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to assistance for Iraq in fiscal year 2010.

(3) Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be made available for countries in the Middle East region, in addition to amounts otherwise made available, to address urgent border security requirements arising from instability in Iraq if the Secretary certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that it is important to the national security of the United States to do so, and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(d) Israel.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not less than $2,220,000,000 shall be available for grants only for Israel and shall be disbursed within 30 days of the enactment of this Act: Provided, That to the extent that the Government of Israel requests that funds be used for such purposes, grants made available for Israel by this paragraph shall, as agreed by the United States and Israel, be available for advanced weapons systems, of which not less than $583,860,000 shall be available for the procurement in Israel of defense articles and defense services, including research and development.

(e) Jordan.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $363,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Jordan.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not less than $150,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Jordan.

(f) Lebanon.—

(1) Of the Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $109,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Lebanon, of which not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available for educational scholarships for students in Lebanon with high financial need.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not less than $100,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Lebanon.

(g) Middle east peace.—Funds appropriated by this Act should be made available in a manner to further peace in the Middle East between Israelis and Palestinians.

(h) Near East Regional Democracy.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act that are made available for Near East Regional Democracy, not less than $30,000,000 shall be made available to expand access to information and communications through the Internet, and shall be used for scalable, field tested programs that provide unmonitored and uncensored access to the Internet, including access to real time, inter-active modes of communication, for large numbers of users living in closed societies that have acutely hostile Internet environments.

(i) West Bank and Gaza.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $400,400,000 may be made available for assistance for the West Bank and Gaza, of which not to exceed $2,000,000 may be made available for administrative expenses of the United States Agency for International Development, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, not less than $100,000,000 shall be made available for the West Bank.

(3) The terms and conditions of sections 7035, 7036, 7037, 7038, 7039, and 7040 of Public Law 111–8, and section 1107 of Public Law 111–32, shall apply to assistance appropriated by this Act.

western hemisphere

Sec. 7045. (a) Trade capacity.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act, not less than $300,149,000 should be made available for trade capacity building, of which not less than $25,000,000 shall be made available for labor and environmental capacity building activities relating to free trade agreements with countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

(b) Assistance for Haiti.—

(1) The Government of Haiti shall be eligible to purchase defense articles and services under the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), for the Coast Guard.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under titles III and IV, not less than $282,393,000 shall be made available for assistance for Haiti.

(3) None of the funds made available by this Act under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” may be used to transfer excess weapons, ammunition or other lethal property of an agency of the United States Government to the Government of Haiti for use by the Haitian National Police until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that any members of the Haitian National Police who have been credibly alleged to have committed serious crimes, including drug trafficking and violations of internationally recognized human rights, have been suspended.

(c) Assistance for Guatemala.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available for a United States contribution to the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), and not less than $2,000,000 shall be made available to support the Police Criminal Investigation Division’s Human Rights Unit and the Ministry of Interior’s Institute For Attacks Against Human Rights Defenders.

(2) Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “International Military Education and Training” (IMET) that are available for assistance for Guatemala, other than for expanded IMET, may be made available only for the Guatemalan Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers: Provided, That assistance for the Army Corps of Engineers shall only be available for training to improve disaster response capabilities and to participate in international peacekeeping operations: Provided further, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers are respecting internationally recognized human rights and cooperating with civilian judicial investigations and prosecutions of current and retired military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations of such rights, and with the CICIG by granting access to CICIG personnel, providing evidence to CICIG, and allowing witness testimony.

(3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not more than $850,000 may be made available for the Guatemalan Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers: Provided, That assistance for the Army Corps of Engineers shall only be available for training to improve disaster response capabilities and to participate in international peacekeeping operations: Provided further, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers are respecting internationally recognized human rights and cooperating with civilian judicial investigations and prosecutions of current and retired military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations of such rights, including preserving and providing to the Attorney General's office all military archives pertaining to the internal armed conflict, and cooperating with the CICIG by granting access to CICIG personnel, providing evidence to CICIG, and allowing witness testimony.

(d) Assistance for Mexico.—

(1) ASSISTANCE.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” and “Economic Support Fund”, not more than $115,000,000 may be made available for assistance for Mexico, only to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, and rule of law activities, of which not less than $35,000,000 shall be used for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, and rule of law activities: Provided, That none of the funds made available under this section shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

(2) APPLICABILITY OF FISCAL YEAR 2009 PROVISIONS.—The provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3) of section 7045(e) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111–8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Mexico to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for Mexico.

(3) Funds appropriated under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” that are available for assistance for Mexico may be made available for the procurement of law enforcement communications equipment if such equipment utilizes encryption technology, open standards and is compatible with and capable of operating with radio communications systems and related equipment utilized by Federal law enforcement agencies in the United States to enhance border security and cooperation in law enforcement efforts between Mexico and the United States.

(e) Assistance for the countries of central america.—

(1) ASSISTANCE.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” and “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not to exceed $75,000,000 may be made available for assistance for the countries of Central America only to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, rule of law activities, and maritime security, of which not less than $25,000,000 shall be used for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, and rule of law activities: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, $15,000,000 shall be made available through the United States Agency for International Development for continued support of an Economic and Social Development Fund for Central America: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this section shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

(2) APPLICABILITY OF FISCAL YEAR 2009 PROVISIONS.—The provisions of paragraphs (1) through (4) of section 7045(f) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111–8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for the countries of Central America to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for the countries of Central America.

(3) DEFINITION.—For the purposes of this section, “countries of Central America” means Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

(f) Aircraft operations and maintenance.—To the maximum extent practicable, the costs of operations and maintenance, including fuel, of aircraft funded by this Act should be borne by the recipient country.

(g) Pilot project.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Diplomatic and Consular Programs”, up to $100,000 shall be made available for a pilot project to be conducted by the Department of State, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, to study the use of passport cards as proof of identify and citizenship for the purposes of international travel by nationals of the United States at selected air ports of entry between the United States and Canada: Provided, That such pilot project shall begin no earlier than January 1, 2010, and only following consultation with the Committees on Appropriations, and shall end no earlier than December 31, 2010: Provided further, That not later than June 30, 2011, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations on the result of such pilot project, including any security, infrastructure, cost, diplomatic, or other issues that may have arisen during the conduct of the project, and the feasibility of extending the project to other air ports of entry between the United States and Canada, and between the United States and Mexico.

colombia

Sec. 7046. (a) Assistance.—Of the funds appropriated under the headings “Economic Support Fund”, “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, “International Military Education and Training”, and “Foreign Military Financing Program” in this Act, not more than $503,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Colombia.

Funds appropriated by this Act and made available to the Department of State for assistance to the Government of Colombia may be used to support a unified campaign against narcotics trafficking and organizations designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations and successor organizations, and to take actions to protect human health and welfare in emergency circumstances, including undertaking rescue operations: Provided, That assistance made available in prior Acts for the Government of Colombia to protect the Cano-Limon pipeline may also be used for purposes for which funds are made available under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” in this Act: Provided further, That no United States Armed Forces personnel or United States civilian contractor employed by the United States will participate in any combat operation in connection with assistance made available by this Act for Colombia: Provided further, That rotary and fixed wing aircraft supported with funds appropriated under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” for assistance for Colombia may be used for aerial or manual drug eradication and interdiction including to transport personnel and supplies and to provide security for such operations, and to provide transport in support of alternative development programs and investigations of cases under the jurisdiction of the Attorney General, the Procuraduria General de la Nacion, and the Defensoria del Pueblo: Provided further, That the President shall ensure that if any helicopter procured with funds in this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, is used to aid or abet the operations of any illegal self-defense group, paramilitary organization, illegal security cooperative or successor organizations in Colombia, such helicopter shall be immediately returned to the United States:Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be made available for assistance for the Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) of Colombia if the Secretary of State has credible evidence that the DAS is engaging in illegal phone tapping, email interception, threats, or other illegal surveillance or actions directed at members of civil society organizations, opposition political parties, judges, journalists, or other persons or organizations.

Of the funds available under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” for the procurement of chemicals for aerial coca and poppy eradication programs, not more than 20 percent of such funds may be made available for such eradication programs unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that: (1) the herbicide is being used in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency label requirements for comparable use in the United States and with Colombian laws; and (2) the herbicide, in the manner it is being used, does not pose unreasonable risks or adverse effects to humans or the environment, including endemic species: Provided, That such funds may not be made available unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that any complaints of harm to health or licit crops caused by such aerial eradication are thoroughly investigated and fair compensation is being paid in a timely manner for meritorious claims: Provided further, That such funds may not be made available for such purposes unless programs are made available by the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of Colombia, or other organizations, in consultation and coordination with local communities, to provide alternative sources of income in areas where security permits for small-acreage growers and communities whose illicit crops are targeted for aerial eradication: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Colombia shall be made available for the cultivation or processing of African oil palm, if doing so would contribute to significant loss of native species, disrupt or contaminate natural water sources, reduce local food security, or cause the forced displacement of local people: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this Act may not be used for aerial eradication in Colombia's national parks or reserves unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations on a case-by-case basis that there are no effective alternatives and the eradication is conducted in accordance with Colombian laws.

(b) Applicability of Fiscal Year 2009 Provisions.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in paragraph (2), the provisions of subsections (b) through (f) of section 7046 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111–8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Colombia to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for Colombia.

(2) EXCEPTIONS.—The following provisions of section 7046 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2009 are amended as follows and shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Colombia as follows:

(A) Subsection (b)(1)(B) is amended by striking clause (iv) and inserting the following:

“(iv) That the Government of Colombia is respecting the rights of human rights defenders, journalists, trade unionists, political opposition and religious leaders, and indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, and the Colombian Armed Forces are implementing strict procedures to distinguish between civilians, including displaced persons, and combatants in their operations.”.

(B) Subsection (b)(2) is amended by striking “July 31, 2009” and inserting “July 31, 2010”.

(C) Subsection (b)(3) is amended by striking “Andean Counterdrug Programs” and inserting “Intentional Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”.

(D) Subsection (c) is amended by striking “September 30, 2009” and inserting “September 30, 2010”.

(E) Subsection (d)(1) is amended—

(i) by striking “$16,760,000” and inserting “$18,606,000”, and

(ii) by striking “fiscal year 2009” and inserting “fiscal year 2010”.

community-based police assistance

Sec. 7047. (a) Authority.—Funds made available by titles III and IV of this Act to carry out the provisions of chapter 1 of part I and chapters 4 and 6 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, may be used, notwithstanding section 660 of that Act, to enhance the effectiveness and accountability of civilian police authority through training and technical assistance in human rights, the rule of law, anti-corruption, strategic planning, and through assistance to foster civilian police roles that support democratic governance including assistance for programs to prevent conflict, respond to disasters, address gender-based violence, and foster improved police relations with the communities they serve.

(b) Notification.—Assistance provided under subsection (a) shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations.

prohibition of payments to united nations members

Sec. 7048. None of the funds appropriated or made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act for carrying out the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, may be used to pay in whole or in part any assessments, arrearages, or dues of any member of the United Nations or, from funds appropriated by this Act to carry out chapter 1 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the costs for participation of another country's delegation at international conferences held under the auspices of multilateral or international organizations.

war crimes tribunals drawdown

Sec. 7049. If the President determines that doing so will contribute to a just resolution of charges regarding genocide or other violations of international humanitarian law, the President may direct a drawdown pursuant to section 552(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 of up to $30,000,000 of commodities and services for the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal established with regard to the former Yugoslavia by the United Nations Security Council or such other tribunals or commissions as the Council may establish or authorize to deal with such violations, without regard to the ceiling limitation contained in paragraph (2) thereof: Provided, That the determination required under this section shall be in lieu of any determinations otherwise required under section 552(c): Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to this section shall be made available subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

peacekeeping missions

Sec. 7050. None of the funds made available under title I of this Act may be used for any United Nations activity when it is made known to the Federal official having authority to obligate or expend such funds that: (1) the United Nations activity is a peacekeeping mission; (2) such activity will involve United States Armed Forces under the command or operational control of a foreign national; and (3) the President's military advisors have not submitted to the President a recommendation that such involvement is in the national interests of the United States and the President has not submitted to the Congress such a recommendation.

peacekeeping assessment

Sec. 7051. Section 404(b)(2)(B) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 287e note) is amended by adding the following:

“(v) For assessments made during calendar years 2010 and 2011, 27.1 percent.”.

aircraft management and oversight

Sec. 7052. (a) Management and oversight.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, the management and oversight of aircraft procured or leased by the Department of State shall be the responsibility of the Under Secretary of State for Management, in consultation with the Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

(b) Transfer authority.—

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, aircraft procured by funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs under the headings “Diplomatic and Consular Programs”, “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, and “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be used for any other program and in any region, including for use under the Civilian Stabilization Initiative, regardless of the original purposes for which the aircraft was initially purchased or leased.

(2) The transfer authority contained in subsection (b)(1) shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(c) Chief of mission authority.—The uses of aircraft purchased or leased by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with funds provided in this Act or prior acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs shall be coordinated under the authority of the appropriate Chief of Mission.

(d) Reporting requirement.—Not later than September 30, 2010, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the USAID Administrator, shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing the total inventory of aircraft procured, leased, or contracted by the Department of State and USAID, the contractors operating such aircraft, and the annual cost of such contracts.

attendance at international conferences

Sec. 7053. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to send or otherwise pay for the attendance of more than 50 employees of agencies or departments of the United States Government who are stationed in the United States, at any single international conference occurring outside the United States, unless the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that such attendance is in the national interest: Provided, That for purposes of this section the term “international conference” shall mean a conference attended by representatives of the United States Government and of foreign governments, international organizations, or nongovernmental organizations.

restrictions on united nations delegations

Sec. 7054. None of the funds made available under title I of this Act may be used to pay expenses for any United States delegation to any specialized agency, body, or commission of the United Nations if such commission is chaired or presided over by a country, the government of which the Secretary of State has determined, for purposes of section 6(j)(1) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2405(j)(1)), supports international terrorism.

parking fines and real property taxes owed by foreign governments

Sec. 7055. (a) Subject to subsection (c), of the funds appropriated under titles III through VI by this Act that are made available for assistance for a foreign country, an amount equal to 110 percent of the total amount of the unpaid fully adjudicated parking fines and penalties and unpaid property taxes owed by the central government of such country shall be withheld from obligation for assistance for the central government of such country until the Secretary of State submits a certification to the Committees on Appropriations stating that such parking fines and penalties and unpaid property taxes are fully paid.

(b) Funds withheld from obligation pursuant to subsection (a) may be made available for other programs or activities funded by this Act, after consultation with and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, provided that no such funds shall be made available for assistance for the central government of a foreign country that has not paid the total amount of the fully adjudicated parking fines and penalties and unpaid property taxes owed by such country.

(c) Subsection (a) shall not include amounts that have been withheld under any other provision of law.

(d)(1) The Secretary of State may waive the requirements set forth in subsection (a) with respect to parking fines and penalties no sooner than 60 days from the date of enactment of this Act, or at any time with respect to a particular country, if the Secretary determines that it is in the national interests of the United States to do so.

(2) The Secretary of State may waive the requirements set forth in subsection (a) with respect to the unpaid property taxes if the Secretary of State determines that it is in the national interests of the United States to do so.

(e) Not later than 6 months after the initial exercise of the waiver authority in subsection (d), the Secretary of State, after consultations with the City of New York, shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations describing a strategy, including a timetable and steps currently being taken, to collect the parking fines and penalties and unpaid property taxes and interest owed by nations receiving foreign assistance under this Act.

(f) In this section:

(1) The term “fully adjudicated” includes circumstances in which the person to whom the vehicle is registered—

(A)(i) has not responded to the parking violation summons; or

(ii) has not followed the appropriate adjudication procedure to challenge the summons; and

(B) the period of time for payment of or challenge to the summons has lapsed.

(2) The term “parking fines and penalties” means parking fines and penalties—

(A) owed to—

(i) the District of Columbia; or

(ii) New York, New York; and

(B) incurred during the period April 1, 1997, through September 30, 2009.

(3) The term “unpaid property taxes” means the amount of unpaid taxes and interest determined to be owed by a foreign country on real property in the District of Columbia or New York, New York in a court order or judgment entered against such country by a court of the United States or any State or subdivision thereof.

landmines and cluster munitions

Sec. 7056. (a) Landmines.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, demining equipment available to the United States Agency for International Development and the Department of State and used in support of the clearance of landmines and unexploded ordnance for humanitarian purposes may be disposed of on a grant basis in foreign countries, subject to such terms and conditions as the President may prescribe.

(b) Cluster munitions.—No military assistance shall be furnished for cluster munitions, no defense export license for cluster munitions may be issued, and no cluster munitions or cluster munitions technology shall be sold or transferred, unless—

(1) the submunitions of the cluster munitions, after arming, do not result in more than 1 percent unexploded ordnance across the range of intended operational environments; and

(2) the agreement applicable to the assistance, transfer, or sale of such cluster munitions or cluster munitions technology specifies that the cluster munitions will only be used against clearly defined military targets and will not be used where civilians are known to be present or in areas normally inhabited by civilians.

millennium challenge corporation

Sec. 7057. (a) The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation shall, not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act, submit to the Committee on Appropriations a report on the proposed uses, on a country-by-country basis, of all funds appropriated under the heading “Millennium Challenge Corporation” in this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs projected to be obligated and expended in fiscal year 2010 and subsequent fiscal years.

(b) The report required in paragraph (a) shall be updated on a semi-annual basis and shall include, at a minimum, a description of—

(1) compacts in development, including the status of negotiations and the approximate range of value of the proposed compact;

(2) compacts in implementation, including the projected expenditure and disbursement of compact funds during fiscal year 2010 and subsequent fiscal years as determined by the country compact;

(3) threshold country programs in development, including the approximate range of value of the threshold country agreement;

(4) major programmatic changes to existing compacts funded by this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs;

(5) threshold country programs in implementation; and

(6) use of administrative funds.

(c) The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation shall notify the Committees on Appropriations not later than 15 days prior to signing any new country compact or new threshold country program; terminating or suspending any country compact or threshold country program; or commencing negotiations for any new compact or threshold country program.

(d) None of the funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs under the heading “Millennium Challenge Corporation” may be used for military assistance or military training, including for assistance for military or paramilitary purposes and for assistance to military forces.

(e) The terms and conditions of section 1105(c) of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Millennium Challenge Corporation”.

limitation on residence expenses

Sec. 7058. Of the funds appropriated or made available pursuant to title II of this Act, not to exceed $100,500 shall be for official residence expenses of the United States Agency for International Development during the current fiscal year: Provided, That appropriate steps shall be taken to assure that, to the maximum extent possible, United States-owned foreign currencies are utilized in lieu of dollars.

united states agency for international development management

(including transfer of funds)

Sec. 7059. (a) Authority.—Up to $81,000,000 of the funds made available in title III of this Act to carry out the provisions of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, including funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, may be used by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to hire and employ individuals in the United States and overseas on a limited appointment basis pursuant to the authority of sections 308 and 309 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.

(b) Restrictions.—

(1) The number of individuals hired in any fiscal year pursuant to the authority contained in subsection (a) may not exceed 75.

(2) The authority to hire individuals contained in subsection (a) shall expire on September 30, 2011.

(c) Conditions.—The authority of subsection (a) may only be used to the extent that an equivalent number of positions that are filled by personal services contractors or other non-direct hire employees of USAID, who are compensated with funds appropriated to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, including funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, are eliminated.

(d) Priority sectors.—In exercising the authority of this section, primary emphasis shall be placed on enabling USAID to meet personnel positions in technical skill areas currently encumbered by contractor or other non-direct hire personnel.

(e) Consultations.—The USAID Administrator shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations on a quarterly basis concerning the implementation of this section.

(f) Program account charged.—The account charged for the cost of an individual hired and employed under the authority of this section shall be the account to which such individual's responsibilities primarily relate: Provided, That funds made available to carry out this section may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this Act in title II under the heading “Operating Expenses”.

(g) Foreign service limited extensions.—Individuals hired and employed by USAID, with funds made available in this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, pursuant to the authority of section 309 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, may be extended for a period of up to 4 years notwithstanding the limitation set forth in such section.

(h) Junior officer placement authority.—Of the funds made available in subsection (a), USAID may use, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, up to $15,000,000 to fund overseas support costs of members of the Foreign Service with a Foreign Service rank of four or below: Provided, That such authority is only used to reduce USAID's reliance on overseas personal services contractors or other non-direct hire employees compensated with funds appropriated to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, including funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”.

(i) Disaster surge capacity.—Funds appropriated under title III of this Act to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, including funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, may be used, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, for the cost (including the support costs) of individuals detailed to or employed by USAID whose primary responsibility is to carry out programs in response to natural disasters.

(j) Technical advisors.—Up to $13,500,000 of the funds made available by this Act in title III for assistance under the heading “Global Health and Child Survival”, may be used to reimburse United States Government agencies, agencies of State governments, institutions of higher learning, and private and voluntary organizations for the full cost of individuals (including for the personal services of such individuals) detailed or assigned to, or contracted by, as the case may be, USAID for the purpose of carrying out activities under that heading: Provided, That up to $3,500,000 of the funds made available by this Act for assistance under the heading “Development Assistance” may be used to reimburse such agencies, institutions, and organizations for such costs of such individuals carrying out other development assistance activities.

(k) Personal services contractors.—Funds appropriated by this Act to carry out chapter 1 of part I, chapter 4 of part II, and section 667 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, may be used by USAID to employ up to 25 personal services contractors in the United States, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purpose of providing direct, interim support for new or expanded overseas programs and activities managed by the agency until permanent direct hire personnel are hired and trained: Provided, That not more than 10 of such contractors shall be assigned to any bureau or office, and not more than 15 percent of such contractors shall be for USAID's Afghanistan program: Provided further, That such funds appropriated to carry out title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, may be made available only for personal services contractors assigned to the Office of Food for Peace.

(l) Recruitment strategy.—Funds made available under the heading “Operating Expenses” in title II of this Act may be made available to implement the strategy described in section 7059(1) of Public Law 111–8, subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(m) Locally employed staff.—Of the funds appropriated under title II of this Act, up to $1,000,000, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes, may be made available for special compensation for overseas, locally employed staff: Provided, That not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act the USAID Administrator shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations on proposed guidelines for special compensation of overseas, locally employed staff, including for loss of life while on duty.

global health activities

Sec. 7060. Funds appropriated by titles III and IV of this Act that are made available for bilateral assistance for child survival activities or disease programs including activities relating to research on, and the prevention, treatment and control of, HIV/AIDS may be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law except for the provisions under the heading “Global Health and Child Survival” and the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 711; 22 U.S.C. 7601 et seq.), as amended: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under title III of this Act, not less than $628,457,000 should be made available for family planning/reproductive health, including in areas where population growth threatens biodiversity or endangered species or exacerbates human vulnerability to the effects of climate change.

development grants program

Sec. 7061. Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Development Assistance”, not less than $50,000,000 shall be made available for the Development Grants Program established pursuant to section 674 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (division J of Public Law 110–161), to support grants of not more than $2,000,000 to small nongovernmental organizations: Provided, That funds made available under this section are in addition to other funds available for such purposes including funds designated by this Act by section 7065.

women in development

Sec. 7062. (a) Programs funded under title III of this Act should include, where appropriate, gender considerations in the planning, assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of such programs.

(b) Funds made available under title III of this Act should be made available to support programs to enhance economic opportunities for poor women in developing countries, including increasing the number and capacity of women-owned enterprises, improving property rights for women, increasing access to financial services, and improving women's ability to participate in the global economy.

violence against women and girls

Sec. 7063. Funds appropriated under the headings “Development Assistance” and “Economic Support Fund” in this Act shall be made available for programs to address sexual and other violence against women and girls, and programs and activities funded under titles III and IV of this Act that provide training for foreign police, judicial, and military officials shall address, where appropriate, such violence.

education

Sec. 7064. (a) Basic education.—Of the funds appropriated by title III of this Act, not less than $800,000,000 should be made available for assistance for basic education.

(b) Higher education.—Of the funds appropriated by title III of this Act, not less than $200,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for higher education, of which not less than $25,000,000 shall be made available for such assistance for Africa including not less than $15,000,000 to support partnerships between African and United States institutions of higher education.

reconciliation programs

Sec. 7065. Of the funds appropriated under the headings “Development Assistance” and “Economic Support Fund” in this Act, $25,000,000 shall be made available for reconciliation programs which bring together and facilitate direct communication between individuals of different ethnic, religious and political backgrounds from areas of civil strife and war, of which $9,000,000 shall be made available for such programs in the Middle East: Provided, That the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations, prior to the initial obligation of funds, on the most effective uses of such funds.

comprehensive expenditures report

Sec. 7066. Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing the total amount of United States Government expenditures in fiscal years 2008 and 2009, by Federal agency, for assistance programs and activities in each foreign country, identifying the line item as presented in the President's Budget Appendix and the purpose for which the funds were provided: Provided, That if required, information may be submitted in classified form.

requests for documents

Sec. 7067. None of the funds appropriated or made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act shall be available to a nongovernmental organization, including any contractor, which fails to provide upon timely request any document, file, or record necessary to the auditing requirements of the United States Agency for International Development.

senior policy operating group

Sec. 7068. (a) The Senior Policy Operating Group on Trafficking in Persons, established under section 105(f) of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7103(f)) to coordinate agency activities regarding policies (including grants and grant policies) involving the international trafficking in persons, shall coordinate all such policies related to the activities of traffickers and victims of severe forms of trafficking.

(b) None of the funds provided under title I of this or any other Act making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs shall be expended to perform functions that duplicate coordinating responsibilities of the Operating Group.

(c) The Operating Group shall continue to report only to the authorities that appointed them pursuant to section 105(f).

locally employed staff

Sec. 7069. (a) Salary and compensation.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Diplomatic and Consular Programs”, not less than $695,000,000 should be made available for salary and compensation (including awards and special benefits) for overseas, locally employed staff of the Department of State, to remain available until expended.

(b) review.—Not later than 180 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall review salary and compensation guidelines for overseas, locally employed staff of the Department of State, and not less than every 5 years thereafter, and shall establish a comprehensive database for salary and compensation information for such staff, as recommended in the Office of Inspector General Report Number ISP–I–09–44, April 2009.

(c) guidelines.—Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations on proposed guidelines for awards and compensation of overseas, locally employed staff of the Department of State, including for loss of life while on duty.

(d) Definition.—For the purposes of this section, locally employed staff shall mean employees compensated under local compensation plans established under section 408 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3968).

africa

Sec. 7070. (a) Counterterrorism Programs.—Funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Development Assistance”, “Economic Support Fund”, “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, “Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining, and Related Programs”, and “Peacekeeping Operations” shall be made available as follows:

(1) Not less than $24,735,000 shall be made available for the East Africa Regional Strategic Initiative;

(2) Not less than $3,600,000 shall be made available for Africa Conflict Stabilization and Border Security;

(3) Not less than $85,000,000 shall be made available for Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership;

(4) Not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available for a Horn of Africa and Pan Sahel Program, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes, to be administered by the United States Agency for International Development; and

(5) Except as provided for by this subsection, funds made available pursuant to this subsection shall be made available notwithstanding any funding directives in this Act.

(b) Ethiopia.—Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” that are available for assistance for Ethiopia may be made available if the Secretary of State—

(1) submits a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing the nature of United States training and equipment provided to the Ethiopian army including steps being taken to ensure that such training and equipment is not provided to Ethiopian army units or personnel with records of violations of internationally recognized human rights; and

(2) certifies that the Government of Ethiopia is making substantial progress in guaranteeing the rights of its citizens to peaceful expression, association and assembly, and to document violations of internationally recognized human rights without harassment or criminal penalty.

(c) Rwanda.—None of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be made available for assistance for Rwanda if the Secretary of State has credible evidence that the Government of Rwanda is providing political, military or financial support to armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that have committed violations of internationally recognized human rights, including rape, except that funds may be made available to improve border controls to prevent the importation of minerals into Rwanda by such groups.

(d) Natural resource Transparency.—Funds appropriated by this Act that are available for assistance for Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Cote d'Ivoire shall be made available to promote and support transparency and accountability in relation to the extraction of timber, oil and gas, cocoa and other natural resources, including by strengthening implementation and monitoring of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, and none of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be used to support industrial-scale logging.

(e) Sudan limitation on assistance.—

(1) Subject to subsection (2):

(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the Government of Sudan.

(B) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for the cost, as defined in section 502, of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of modifying loans and loan guarantees held by the Government of Sudan, including the cost of selling, reducing, or canceling amounts owed to the United States, and modifying concessional loans, guarantees, and credit agreements.

(2) Subsection (e)(1) shall not apply if the Secretary of State determines and certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that:

(A) The Government of Sudan honors its pledges to cease attacks upon civilians and disarms and demobilizes the Janjaweed and other government-supported militias;

(B) The Government of Sudan and all government-supported militia groups are honoring their commitments made in all previous cease-fire agreements; and

(C) The Government of Sudan is allowing unimpeded access to Darfur to humanitarian aid organizations, the human rights investigation and humanitarian teams of the United Nations, including protection officers, and an international monitoring team that is based in Darfur and has the support of the United States.

(3) The provisions of subsection (e)(1) shall not apply to—

(A) humanitarian assistance;

(B) assistance for the Darfur region, Southern Sudan, Southern Kordofan/Nuba Mountains State, Blue Nile State, and Abyei; and

(C) assistance to support implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the Darfur Peace Agreement or any other internationally-recognized viable peace agreement in Sudan.

(4) For the purposes of this section, the term “Government of Sudan” shall not include the Government of Southern Sudan.

(5) Notwithstanding any other law, assistance in this Act may be made available to the Government of Southern Sudan to provide non-lethal military assistance, military education and training, and defense services controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (22 CRF 120.1 et seq.) if the Secretary of State—

(A) determines that the provision of such items is in the national interest of the United States; and

(B) not later than 15 days before the provision of any such assistance, notifies the Committees on Appropriations of such determination.

(f) Southern Sudan.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act that are available for assistance for the Government of Southern Sudan, not more than 50 percent may be obligated until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the government’s financial accounts have been independently audited and the results are publicly accessible, except that funds may be made available to promote and support transparency, accountability and anti-corruption efforts in relation to the management of revenues from oil and gas.

(g) Kimberley Process.—Of the funds appropriated under the heading “Economic Support Fund” in this Act, not less than $3,000,000 shall be made available to support implementation of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, including to promote regional efforts to combat cross-border smuggling and to support monitoring by civil society organizations.

(h) War crimes in africa.—

(1) The Congress reaffirms its support for the efforts of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) to bring to justice individuals responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in a timely manner.

(2) Funds appropriated by this Act, including funds for debt restructuring, may be made available for assistance for the central government of a country in which individuals indicted by ICTR and SCSL are credibly alleged to be living, if the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that such government is cooperating with ICTR and SCSL, including the surrender and transfer of indictees in a timely manner: Provided, That this subsection shall not apply to assistance provided under section 551 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or to project assistance under title VI of this Act: Provided further, That the United States shall use its voice and vote in the United Nations Security Council to fully support efforts by ICTR and SCSL to bring to justice individuals indicted by such tribunals in a timely manner.

(3) The prohibition in subsection (2) may be waived on a country-by-country basis if the President determines that doing so is in the national security interest of the United States: Provided, That prior to exercising such waiver authority, the President shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations, in classified form if necessary, on—

(A) the steps being taken to obtain the cooperation of the government in surrendering the indictee in question to the court of jurisdiction;

(B) a strategy, including a timeline, for bringing the indictee before such court; and

(C) the justification for exercising the waiver authority.

(i) Zimbabwe.—

(1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States executive director to each international financial institution to vote against any extension by the respective institution of any loans to the Government of Zimbabwe, except to meet basic human needs or to promote democracy, unless the Secretary of State determines and reports in writing to the Committees on Appropriations that the rule of law has been restored in Zimbabwe, including respect for ownership and title to property, freedom of speech and association.

(2) None of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be made available for assistance for the central government of Zimbabwe, except for macroeconomic growth assistance, unless the Secretary of State makes the determination pursuant to subsection (e)(1).

asia

Sec. 7071. (a) Tibet.—

(1) The Secretary of the Treasury should instruct the United States executive director to each international financial institution to use the voice and vote of the United States to support projects in Tibet if such projects do not provide incentives for the migration and settlement of non-Tibetans into Tibet or facilitate the transfer of ownership of Tibetan land and natural resources to non-Tibetans; are based on a thorough needs-assessment; foster self-sufficiency of the Tibetan people and respect Tibetan culture and traditions; and are subject to effective monitoring.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not less than $7,500,000 of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” should be made available to nongovernmental organizations to support activities which preserve cultural traditions and promote sustainable development and environmental conservation in Tibetan communities in the Tibetan Autonomous Region and in other Tibetan communities in China.

(b) Burma.—

(1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States executive director to each appropriate international financial institution in which the United States participates, to oppose and vote against the extension by such institution of any loan or financial or technical assistance or any other utilization of funds of the respective bank to and for Burma.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $39,850,000 shall be made available for programs and activities in Burma, along the Burma-Thailand border, of Burmese student groups and other organizations located outside Burma, and for humanitarian assistance for displaced Burmese along Burma's borders: Provided, That such funds may be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law, except paragraph (3) of this subsection: Provided further, That in addition to assistance for Burmese refugees provided under the heading “Migration and Refugee Assistance” in this Act, not less than $4,000,000 shall be made available for community-based organizations operating in Thailand to provide food, medical and other humanitarian assistance to internally displaced persons in eastern Burma: Provided further, That funds made available under this paragraph shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” for assistance for Burma, priority shall be given to bolstering ongoing activities, and to supporting other agriculture, health, education, microfinance and income-generation activities: Provided, That the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations prior to the obligation of funds for any new program, project or activity in Burma, or along Burma’s borders with Thailand and India: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to support any activity that undermines the authority and standing of the National League for Democracy in Burma.

(c) Cambodia.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Development Assistance” and “Economic Support Fund” for assistance for Cambodia, priority shall be given to democracy programs, programs to support agriculture and public health, protect forests, and remove unexploded ordnance, and increasing assistance, including core support, for indigenous nongovernmental organizations involved in the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law: Provided, That prior to the obligation of funds appropriated by this Act, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing a funding strategy for ensuring the viability of civil society in Cambodia.

(2) Funds made available in this Act for a United States contribution to a Khmer Rouge tribunal may only be made available if the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the United Nations and the Government of Cambodia are taking credible steps to address allegations of corruption and mismanagement within the tribunal.

(d) Indonesia.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not to exceed $20,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Indonesia, of which $2,000,000 is withheld from obligation until the Secretary of State submits to the Committees on Appropriations the report on Indonesia detailed under such heading in the report accompanying this Act.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” that are available for assistance for Indonesia, not less than $500,000 should be made available for grants for capacity building of Indonesian human rights organizations, including in Papua.

(e) mongolia.—Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” for assistance for Mongolia shall be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law for programs and activities that address mutual security interests in the region.

(f) Nepal.—

(1) Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be made available for assistance for Nepal if the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Nepali Armed Forces (NAF) are—

(A) cooperating fully with investigations and prosecutions by civilian judicial authorities of violations of internationally recognized human rights; and

(B) working constructively to redefine the NAF’s mission, implement reforms including establishment of a civilian ministry of defense to support budget transparency and accountability, and facilitate the assimilation of former rebel combatants into the NAF consistent with the goals of reconciliation, peace and stability.

(2) The conditions in paragraph (1) shall not apply to assistance to support the deployment of members of the NAF in international peacekeeping and humanitarian relief and reconstruction operations.

(g) North korea.—

(1) Funds appropriated under the heading “Migration and Refugee Assistance” in this Act shall be made available for assistance for refugees from North Korea.

(2) Of the funds made available under the heading “International Broadcasting Operations” in title I of this Act, not less than $8,000,000 shall be made available for broadcasts into North Korea.

(3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, $4,000,000 shall be made available for democracy, human rights, and governance programs for North Korea.

(4) None of the funds made available under the heading “Economic Support Fund” may be made available for obligation for energy-related assistance for North Korea unless the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that North Korea is continuing to fulfill its commitments under the Six Party Talks agreements.

(5) Funds appropriated in this Act and subsequent acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for energy-related assistance for North Korea shall be reduced by an amount equivalent to the amount the Secretary of State determines the Government of North Korea owes the Government of the United States for the unsupervised distribution of food assistance provided by the United States: Provided, That the withholding required by this paragraph shall continue to apply each fiscal year until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of North Korea has verified that such food assistance was provided to eligible recipients as intended, or that North Korea has fully reimbursed the Government of the United States for the costs of such food assistance.

(h) People's republic of china.—

(1) None of the funds appropriated under the heading “Diplomatic and Consular Programs” in this Act may be obligated or expended for processing licenses for the export of satellites of United States origin (including commercial satellites and satellite components) to the People's Republic of China unless, at least 15 days in advance, the Committees on Appropriations are notified of such proposed action.

(2) The terms and requirements of section 620(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall apply to foreign assistance projects or activities of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China, to include such projects or activities by any entity that is owned or controlled by, or an affiliate of, the PLA: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to this Act may be used to finance any grant, contract, or cooperative agreement with the PLA, or any entity that the Secretary of State has reason to believe is owned or controlled by, or an affiliate of, the PLA.

(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Development Assistance”, not less than $20,000,000 shall be made available to United States educational institutions and nongovernmental organizations for programs and activities in the People's Republic of China relating to the environment, governance, the rule of law, and disaster preparedness, and may include regional exchange programs.

(i) Philippines.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Development Assistance” and “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $70,300,000 shall be made available for assistance for the Philippines.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program”, not to exceed $33,000,000 may be made available for assistance for the Philippines, of which $2,000,000 may not be obligated until the Secretary of State submits to the Committees on Appropriations the report on the Philippines detailed under such heading in the report accompanying this Act.

(j) Thailand.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $2,500,000 shall be made available for assistance for development and conflict resolution programs in southern Thailand.

(k) Timor Leste.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $2,000,000, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes, shall be made available for democracy programs and activities in Timor Leste, and not less than $1,500,000 shall be made available for higher education scholarships.

(l) Vietnam.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Development Assistance”, “Economic Support Fund”, and “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be made available for programs and activities in Vietnam, including for technical and other assistance to the Government of Vietnam for the purpose of locating and identifying Vietnamese persons missing since 1975, and not less than $3,000,000 shall be made available for continued support for environmental remediation of dioxin contaminated sites and related health activities in Vietnam.

serbia

Sec. 7072. (a) Funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the central Government of Serbia after May 31, 2010, if the President has made the determination and certification contained in subsection (c).

(b) After May 31, 2010, the Secretary of the Treasury should instruct the United States executive directors to the international financial institutions to support loans and assistance to the Government of Serbia subject to the conditions in subsection (c).

(c) The determination and certification referred to in subsection (a) is a determination and a certification by the President to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Serbia is—

(1) cooperating with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia including access for investigators, the provision of documents, timely information on the location, movement, and sources of financial support of indictees, and the surrender and transfer of indictees or assistance in their apprehension, including Ratko Mladic;

(2) taking steps that are consistent with the Dayton Accords to end Serbian financial, political, security and other support which has served to maintain separate Republika Srpska institutions; and

(3) taking steps to implement policies which reflect a respect for minority rights and the rule of law.

(d) This section shall not apply to humanitarian assistance or assistance to promote democracy.

independent states of the former soviet union

Sec. 7073. (a) None of the funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia” shall be made available for assistance for a government of an Independent State of the former Soviet Union if that government directs any action in violation of the territorial integrity or national sovereignty of any other Independent State of the former Soviet Union, such as those violations included in the Helsinki Final Act: Provided, That such funds may be made available without regard to the restriction in this subsection if the President determines that to do so is in the national security interest of the United States.

(b) Funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia” for the Russian Federation, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(c)(1) Of the funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia” that are allocated for assistance for the Government of the Russian Federation, 60 percent shall be withheld from obligation until the President determines and certifies in writing to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of the Russian Federation—

(A) has terminated implementation of arrangements to provide Iran with technical expertise, training, technology, or equipment necessary to develop a nuclear reactor, related nuclear research facilities or programs, or ballistic missile capability; and

(B) is providing full access to international non-government organizations providing humanitarian relief to refugees and internally displaced persons in Chechnya.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to—

(A) assistance to combat infectious diseases, child survival activities, or assistance for victims of trafficking in persons; and

(B) activities authorized under title V (Nonproliferation and Disarmament Programs and Activities) of the FREEDOM Support Act.

(d) Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act shall not apply to—

(1) activities to support democracy or assistance under title V of the FREEDOM Support Act and section 1424 of Public Law 104–201 or non-proliferation assistance;

(2) any assistance provided by the Trade and Development Agency under section 661 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2421);

(3) any activity carried out by a member of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service while acting within his or her official capacity;

(4) any insurance, reinsurance, guarantee or other assistance provided by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation under title IV of chapter 2 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2191 et seq.);

(5) any financing provided under the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945; or

(6) humanitarian assistance.

repression in the russian federation

Sec. 7074. (a) None of the funds appropriated under the heading “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia” in this Act may be made available for the Government of the Russian Federation, after 180 days from the date of the enactment of this Act, unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of the Russian Federation:

(1) has implemented no statute, Executive order, regulation or similar government action that would discriminate, or which has as its principal effect discrimination, against religious groups or religious communities in the Russian Federation in violation of accepted international agreements on human rights and religious freedoms to which the Russian Federation is a party;

(2) is honoring its international obligations regarding freedom of expression, assembly, and press, as well as due process;

(3) is investigating and prosecuting law enforcement personnel credibly alleged to have committed human rights abuses against political leaders, activists and journalists; and

(4) is immediately releasing political leaders, activists and journalists who remain in detention.

(b) The Secretary of State may waive the requirements of subsection (a) if the Secretary determines that to do so is important to the national interests of the United States.

central asia

Sec. 7075. (a) Assistance for Kazakhstan.—Funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the central Government of Kazakhstan only if the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Kazakhstan has made significant improvements in the protection of human rights and civil liberties during the preceding 6 month period, including by fulfilling obligations recommended by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in the areas of election procedures, media freedom, freedom of religion, free assembly and minority rights, and by meeting the commitments it made in connection with its assumption of the Chairmanship of the OSCE in 2010.

(b) Waiver.—The Secretary of State may waive subsection (a) if the Secretary determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that such a waiver is important to the national security of the United States.

(c) Extractive Industries.—Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing actions by the Government of Kazakhstan to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and other actions to achieve transparency and accountability in managing revenues from oil, gas and mining.

(d) Report.—Not later than October 1, 2010, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations describing the following:

(1) the defense articles, defense services, and financial assistance provided by the United States to the countries of Central Asia during the 12-month period ending 30 days prior to submission of such report; and

(2) the use during such period of defense articles, defense services, and financial assistance provided by the United States by units of the armed forces, border guards, or other security forces of such countries.

(e) Assistance for Uzbekistan.—Funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the central Government of Uzbekistan if the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Uzbekistan is making substantial and continuing progress—

(1) in meeting its commitments under the “Declaration on the Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Framework Between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United States of America”, including respect for internationally recognized human rights, establishing a genuine multi-party system, and ensuring free and fair elections, freedom of expression, and the independence of the media; and

(2) in investigating and prosecuting the individuals responsible for the deliberate killings of civilians in Andijan in May 2005.

(f) Restriction.—If the Secretary of State has credible evidence that any current or former official of the Government of Uzbekistan was responsible for the deliberate killings of civilians in Andijan in May 2005, or for other violations of internationally recognized human rights in Uzbekistan, not later than 6 months after enactment of this Act any person identified by the Secretary pursuant to this subsection shall be ineligible for admission to the United States.

(g) Limitation on Restriction.—The restriction in subsection (f) shall cease to apply if the Secretary determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Uzbekistan has taken concrete and measurable steps to improve respect for internationally recognized human rights, including allowing peaceful political and religious expression, releasing imprisoned human rights defenders, and implementing recommendations made by the United Nations on torture.

(h) Waiver.—The Secretary may waive the application of subsection (f) if the Secretary determines that admission to the United States is necessary to attend the United Nations or to further United States diplomatic or law enforcement objectives.

(i) Assistance Defined.—For the purpose of this section “assistance” shall include excess defense articles.

(j) Countries Defined.—For purposes of this section, the term “countries of Central Asia” means Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

afghanistan

Sec. 7076. (a) Funding.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act, not to exceed $2,761,500,000 should be made available for assistance for Afghanistan.

(b) In General.—Funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Afghanistan shall be made available, to the maximum extent practicable, in a manner that utilizes Afghan entities and emphasizes the participation and leadership of Afghan women.

(c) Assistance for Women and Girls.—

(1) The terms and conditions of section 1102(b)(1) of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to assistance for Afghanistan in fiscal year 2010.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Afghanistan, not less than $150,000,000 shall be made available to support programs that directly address the needs and protect the rights of Afghan women and girls, including for the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and for women-led nongovernmental organizations, and of which not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available to train and support Afghan women investigators, police officers, prosecutors and judges with responsibility for investigating, prosecuting, and punishing crimes of violence against women and girls, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available for capacity building for Afghan women-led nongovernmental organizations, and not less than $25,000,000 shall be made available to support programs and activities of such organizations, including to provide legal assistance and training for Afghan women and girls about their rights, and to promote women’s health (including mental health), education, and leadership.

(d) Procurement of Afghan Products and Services.—The terms and conditions of section 1102(c) of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to assistance for Afghanistan in fiscal year 2010.

(e) Anticorruption.—

(1) The terms and conditions of section 1102(d) of Public Law 111–32 shall apply to assistance for Afghanistan in fiscal year 2010.

(2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” that are available for assistance for the Government of Afghanistan, $55,000,000 may not be obligated for such assistance unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Afghanistan is cooperating fully with United States efforts against the Taliban and Al Qaeda and to reduce poppy cultivation and illicit drug trafficking: Provided, That the Secretary of State may waive the previous proviso if the Secretary reports to the Committees on Appropriations that to do so is vital to the national security interests of the United States.

(f) Reconstruction assistance.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “‘Economic Support Fund”’ that are available for assistance for Afghanistan, not less than $100,000,000 shall be made available for the National Solidarity Program.

(2) The Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, should enhance United States reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan by—

(A) emphasizing capacity building and support of Afghan entities and institutions at the provincial and sub-provincial levels;

(B) requiring civilian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) leaders to consult regularly with appropriate local Afghan leaders in their respective provinces and ensuring that PRT reconstruction and development activities support local needs in a sustainable manner and in a manner that strengthens the authority and control of the Government of Afghanistan at the provincial and sub-provincial levels; and

(C) directing the PRTs, as appropriate and with due regard to the safety of United States personnel and existing requirements for the reporting of waste, fraud and abuse, to provide a mechanism for local people to lodge complaints regarding corruption or other misconduct by Afghan or foreign officials when such complaints cannot be safely and adequately lodged with local law enforcement officials.

(g) Rule of law programs.—

(1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available for rule of law and governance programs in Afghanistan, in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes, and the policy decisions and justification for the use of such funds shall be the responsibility of the Coordinator for Rule of Law at the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

(2) Prior to the obligation of funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Economic Support Fund” and “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” for assistance for Afghanistan, the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a spending plan for democracy, rule of law, and governance programs for Afghanistan, to include amounts, the purposes for which funds are made available, and intended results.

(3) Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations, Armed Services and Judiciary of the Senate detailing the total funds provided for democracy, governance, and rule of law programs in Afghanistan by all United States Government agencies during the previous fiscal year, the mechanisms that exist to coordinate such programs and monitor the uses of such funds, and the metrics used for measuring progress in achieving results.

(h) Strategic communications.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” that are available for assistance for Afghanistan, not less than $10,000,000 shall be for strategic communications activities that counter extremist messaging.

prohibition on use of torture

Sec. 7077. None of the funds made available in this Act shall be used in any way whatsoever to support or justify the use of torture, cruel or inhumane treatment by any official or contract employee of the United States Government.

enterprise funds

Sec. 7078. (a) Prior to the distribution of any assets resulting from any liquidation, dissolution, or winding up of an Enterprise Fund, in whole or in part, the President shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations, in accordance with the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, a plan for the distribution of the assets of the Enterprise Fund.

(b) Funds made available under titles III through VI of this Act for Enterprise Funds shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities and shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

united nations population fund

Sec. 7079. (a) Contribution.—Of the funds made available under the headings “International Organizations and Programs” in this Act for fiscal year 2010, $50,000,000 shall be made available for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

(b) Prohibition on use of funds in china.—None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by UNFPA for a country program in the People's Republic of China.

(c) Conditions on availability of funds.—Funds made available by this Act for UNFPA may not be made available unless—

(1) UNFPA maintains funds made available by this Act in an account separate from other accounts of UNFPA and does not commingle such funds with other sums; and

(2) UNFPA does not fund abortions.

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(including transfer of funds)

Sec. 7080. (a) Whenever the President determines that it is in furtherance of the purposes of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, up to a total of $20,000,000 of the funds appropriated under title III of this Act may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this Act for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Program Account, to be subject to the terms and conditions of that account: Provided, That such funds shall not be available for administrative expenses of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Provided further, That designated funding levels in this Act shall not be transferred pursuant to this section: Provided further, That the exercise of such authority shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

(b) The President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation is hereby authorized and directed to issue, not later than 9 months after the date of enactment of this Act, a comprehensive set of environmental, transparency and internationally recognized worker rights and human rights guidelines with requirements binding on the Corporation and its investors that shall be consistently applied to all projects, funds and sub-projects supported by the Corporation: Provided, That these regulations shall be no less rigorous than the environmental and social guidelines that the Corporation has made publicly available as of June 3, 2009, and the environmental and social policies of the World Bank Group, and hereafter may be issued and further revised only following public notice and opportunity for comment: Provided further, That the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shall issue a report, not later than 180 days after enactment of this Act, highlighting its substantial commitment to invest in renewable and other clean energy technologies and plans to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its portfolio: Provided further, That such commitment shall include implementing a revised climate change mitigation plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with projects and sub-projects in the agency’s portfolio as of June 30, 2008 by at least 30 percent over a 10-year period and by at least 50 percent over a 15-year period.

(c) Notwithstanding section 235(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2195(a)(2)), the authority of subsections (a) through (c) of section 234 of such Act shall remain in effect through September 30, 2011.

extradition

Sec. 7081. (a) None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used to provide assistance (other than funds provided under the headings “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, “Migration and Refugee Assistance”, “Emergency Migration and Refugee Assistance”, and “Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Assistance”) for the central government of a country which has notified the Department of State of its refusal to extradite to the United States any individual indicted for a criminal offense for which the maximum penalty is life imprisonment without the possibility of parole or for killing a law enforcement officer, as specified in a United States extradition request.

(b) Subsection (a) shall only apply to the central government of a country with which the United States maintains diplomatic relations and with which the United States has an extradition treaty and the government of that country is in violation of the terms and conditions of the treaty.

(c) The Secretary of State may waive the restriction in subsection (a) on a case-by-case basis if the Secretary certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that such waiver is important to the national interests of the United States.

climate change and environment programs

Sec. 7082. (a) In general.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act, up to $1,239,500,000 may be made available for programs and activities to—

(1) reduce, mitigate, and sequester greenhouse gases that contribute to global climate change;

(2) support climate change adaptation; and

(3) protect biodiversity.

(b) Energy programs.—Funds appropriated by this Act under the headings “Clean Technology Fund” and “Strategic Climate Fund”, and funds appropriated under the headings “Development Assistance”, “Economic Support Fund”, and “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, for energy programs and activities, may be made available only to promote the sustainable use of renewable energy technologies and energy efficient end-use technologies, carbon sequestration, and carbon accounting, except that such funds may also be made available for technologies that utilize natural gas and alternative fuels for transportation purposes.

(c) Adaptation programs.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act, not less than $50,000,000 shall be made available for United States contributions to the Least Developed Countries Fund and the Special Climate Change Fund to support adaptation programs and activities, if the Global Environment Facility makes publicly available on its website the criteria used to determine which programs and activities receive funds, the manner in which such programs and activities meet such criteria, the extent of local involvement in such programs and activities, the amount of funds provided, and the results achieved.

(d) Biodiversity programs.—Of the funds appropriated by this Act, not less than $200,000,000 shall be made available for programs and activities which directly protect biodiversity, including tropical forests, wildlife, and water ecosystems, in developing countries, with a priority on strengthening the capacity of such countries to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation: Provided, That of the funds made available under this paragraph, not less than $25,000,000 shall be made available for the United States Agency for International Development’s conservation programs in the Amazon Basin, including $10,000,000 for such programs in Brazil: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this paragraph, not less than $18,500,000 shall be made available for the Congo Basin Forest Partnership and not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available for the Coral Triangle Initiative: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this paragraph, not less than $3,000,000 shall be made available for international programs of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service including in Central Africa, not less than $2,000,000 shall be made available for international programs of the United States Forest Service, and not less than $4,000,000 shall be made available to the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State to support inter-agency outreach and capacity building programs and activities in developing countries related to implementation and enforcement of section 8204 of Public Law 110–246: Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to this heading may be made available as a contribution to the Galapagos Invasive Species Fund.

(e) Consultation.—Funds made available pursuant to this section are subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations: Provided, That prior to the obligation of funds for a contribution to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury, as appropriate, shall determine and report to the Committees on Appropriations that there have been thorough consultations by the World Bank with interested civil society and indigenous organizations.

(f) Extraction of natural resources.—

(1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall inform the managements of the international financial institutions and the public that it is the policy of the United States to oppose any assistance by such institutions (including but not limited to any loan, credit, grant, or guarantee) for the extraction and export of oil, gas, coal, timber, or other natural resource unless the government of the country has in place functioning systems for:

(A) accurately accounting for payments for companies involved in the extraction and export of natural resources;

(B) the independent auditing of accounts receiving such payments and the widespread public dissemination of the findings of such audits; and

(C) verifying government receipts against company payments including widespread dissemination of such payment information, and disclosing such documents as Host Government Agreements, Concession Agreements, and bidding documents, allowing in any such dissemination or disclosure for the redaction of, or exceptions for, information that is commercially proprietary or that would create competitive disadvantage.

(2) Not later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations describing, for each international financial institution, the amount and type of assistance provided, by country, for the extraction and export of oil, gas, coal, timber, or other natural resources in the preceding 12 months, and whether each institution considered, in its proposal for such assistance, the extent to which the country has functioning systems described in paragraph (1).

(3) Of the funds appropriated under the heading “Economic Support Fund” in this Act, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available for a United States contribution to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Trust Fund, including to improve the capacity of civil society organizations to participate in the EITI process.

prohibition on promotion of tobacco

Sec. 7083. None of the funds provided by this Act shall be available to promote the sale or export of tobacco or tobacco products, or to seek the reduction or removal by any foreign country of restrictions on the marketing of tobacco or tobacco products, except for restrictions which are not applied equally to all tobacco or tobacco products of the same type.

commercial leasing of defense articles

Sec. 7084. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, the authority of section 23(a) of the Arms Export Control Act may be used to provide financing to Israel, Egypt and NATO and major non-NATO allies for the procurement by leasing (including leasing with an option to purchase) of defense articles from United States commercial suppliers, not including Major Defense Equipment (other than helicopters and other types of aircraft having possible civilian application), if the President determines that there are compelling foreign policy or national security reasons for those defense articles being provided by commercial lease rather than by government-to-government sale under such Act.

anti-kleptocracy

Sec. 7085. (a) In furtherance of the National Strategy to Internationalize Efforts Against Kleptocracy and Presidential Proclamation 7750, the Secretary of State shall compile and maintain a list of officials of foreign governments and their immediate family members who the Secretary has credible evidence have been involved in corruption relating to the extraction of natural resources in their countries.

(b) Any individual on the list compiled under subsection (a) shall be ineligible for admission to the United States.

(c) The Secretary may waive the application of subsection (b) if the Secretary determines that admission to the United States is necessary to attend the United Nations or to further United States law enforcement objectives, or that the circumstances which caused the individual to be included on the list have changed sufficiently to justify the removal of the individual from the list.

(d) Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act and 180 days thereafter, the Secretary of State shall report in writing, in classified form if necessary, to the Committees on Appropriations describing the evidence of corruption concerning individuals listed pursuant to subsection (a).

(e) The Secretary of State should encourage other governments to take similar steps regarding officials of foreign governments and their family members who have been credibly alleged to be involved in corruption relating to the extraction of natural resources.

international prison conditions

Sec. 7086. (a) Not later than 180 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report, which shall also be made publicly available including on the Department of State’s website, describing the conditions in prisons and other detention facilities in countries receiving United States assistance where the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor has determined, based on the Department of State's most recent Human Rights Report and any other relevant information, arbitrary detention and/or cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment of prisoners or detainees, or inhumane prison conditions, is common, and identifying those countries, if any, whose governments the Assistant Secretary determines are making significant efforts to eliminate inhumane conditions and those countries whose governments the Assistant Secretary determines are not making such efforts.

(b) For purposes of each determination made pursuant to subsection (a), the Assistant Secretary shall consider whether:

(1) the number of prisoners or detainees does not so exceed prison capacity such that per capita floor space is sufficient to allow for humane sleeping conditions and reasonable physical movement;

(2) human waste facilities are available and are located separately from the prison population at large, and human waste is disposed of regularly and in a sanitary manner;

(3) the lighting, ventilation, temperature and physical construction of prisons and other detention facilities do not seriously endanger health and safety;

(4) prisoners and detainees have access to adequate food and potable drinking water;

(5) prisoners and detainees have access to basic and emergency medical care;

(6) to the maximum extent practicable, prisoners and detainees are allowed reasonable contact with visitors and permitted religious observance;

(7) the government permits prisoners and detainees to submit complaints to judicial authorities without censorship, investigates credible allegations of inhumane conditions, and documents the results of such investigations in a manner that is publicly accessible;

(8) the government is investigating and monitoring the conditions of prisons and other detention facilities under its authority, including cooperation with international experts on eliminating inhumane conditions, and such information is available to the Secretary of State;

(9) the government is appointing ombudsmen to serve on behalf of prisoners and detainees, considering alternatives to incarceration for nonviolent offenders to alleviate inhumane overcrowding, making efforts to address the status and circumstances of confinement of juvenile offenders, making efforts to improve pre-trial detention, bail and recordkeeping procedures to reduce pre-trial detention periods and to ensure that prisoners do not serve beyond the maximum sentence for the charged offense; and

(10) the government is increasing the amount of government resources to eliminate inhumane conditions.

(c) Funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the provisions of chapters 1 and 11 of part I and chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, shall be made available for assistance to help eliminate inhumane conditions in prisons and other detention facilities administered by foreign governments that the Secretary of State determines are making significant efforts to eliminate such conditions.

(d) The Secretary of State shall designate a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and labor to have primary responsibility for diplomatic efforts related to international prison conditions.

training and equipment reports

Sec. 7087. (a) The annual foreign military training report required by section 656 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be submitted by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to the Committees on Appropriations by the date specified in that section.

(b) Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in consultation with other relevant United States Government agencies, shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report detailing the equipment to be purchased with funds appropriated or otherwise made available under the headings “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” and “Foreign Military Financing Program” in this Act: Provided, That such report shall include a description of the anticipated costs associated with the operation and maintenance of such equipment in subsequent fiscal years: Provided further, That for the purposes of this subsection, “equipment” shall be defined as any aircraft, vessel, boat or vehicle.

(c) Section 656 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2416) is amended by inserting the following new paragraph after paragraph (b)(3):

“(4) For each country that received assistance under Chapter 5 of Part II of this Act during the reporting period, a calculation of the net savings to that country on training purchased at a reduced cost or incremental rate through the Foreign Military Sales program, as authorized by section 21(a)(1)(C) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended by section 108 of Public Law 99–83.”.

transparency and accountability

Sec. 7088. (a) United nations.—Funds appropriated by this Act shall be made available to continue to support efforts to promote transparency and accountability at the United Nations, including access to audits and program information, as appropriate: Provided, That the Secretary of State, following consultation with the Committee on Appropriations, may withhold from obligation funds appropriated under the heading “International Organizations and Programs” for a United States contribution to a United Nations organization or agency if the Secretary determines that such organization or agency is not adequately implementing reforms to increase transparency and accountability.

(b) International Monetary Fund.—

(1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund to promote standard public disclosure of documents of the Fund presented to the Executive Board of the Fund and summaries of the minutes of meetings of the Board, as recommended by the Independent Evaluation Office of the Fund, not later than 2 years after the date of the meeting at which the document was presented or the minutes were taken (as the case may be), unless the Executive Board—

(A) determines that it is appropriate to delay disclosure; and

(B) posts the reason for the delay on the website of the Fund.

(2) TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF LOANS, AGREEMENTS, AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund to promote—

(A) transparency and accountability in the policymaking and budgetary procedures of governments of members of the Fund;

(B) the participation of citizens and nongovernmental organizations in the economic policy choices of those governments; and

(C) the adoption by those governments of loans, agreements, or other programs of the Fund through a parliamentary process or another participatory and transparent process, as appropriate.

(3) EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE WORST FORMS OF CHILD LABOR.—

(A) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund to promote policies and practices to reduce the worst forms of child labor (as defined in section 507(6) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2467(6))) through education and other means, such as promoting the need for members of the Fund to develop and implement national action plans to combat the worst forms of child labor.

(B) Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committees on Appropriations and Financial Services of the House of Representatives a report describing efforts of the Fund to reduce the worst forms of child labor.

(c) National budget transparency.—

(1) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the central government of any country that fails to publicly disclose on an annual basis its national budget, to include income and expenditures.

(2) The Secretary of State may waive the requirements of paragraph (1) for a country if the Secretary reports to the Committees on Appropriations that to do so is important to the national interest of the United States.

(3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, up to $1,500,000 shall be made available for programs and activities to assist the central government of any country named in the reports required by paragraph (2) to improve national budget transparency: Provided, That such sums shall be in addition to funds otherwise made available for such purposes.

(d) Assistance Transparency.—Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund” for United States commitments to the 1987 South Pacific Tuna Treaty shall be provided with the understanding that the Department of State shall monitor the uses of funds provided to country recipients, and shall coordinate such funds with other assistance provided to country recipients by the United States Government, as appropriate.

disability programs

Sec. 7089. (a) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available for programs and activities administered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to address the needs and protect and promote the rights of people with disabilities in developing countries, and for programs to disseminate information (including best practices and strategies) on independent living, advocacy, education, and transportation to people with disabilities and disability advocacy organizations in developing countries, including for the cost of translation: Provided, That of the funds made available pursuant to this section, $1,000,000 shall be available for projects to develop, support, and strengthen sports programs in developing countries for children and adults with physical or intellectual disabilities.

(b) Funds appropriated under the heading “Operating Expenses” in title II of this Act shall be made available to develop and implement training for staff in overseas USAID missions to promote the full inclusion and equal participation of people with disabilities in developing countries.

(c) The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the USAID Administrator shall seek to ensure that, where appropriate, construction projects funded by this Act are accessible to people with disabilities and in compliance with the USAID Policy on Standards for Accessibility for the Disabled, or other similar accessibility standards.

(d) Of the funds made available pursuant to subsection (a), not more than 7 percent may be for management, oversight, and technical support.

orphans, displaced, and abandoned children

Sec. 7090. Of the funds appropriated under title III of this Act, $3,000,000 should be made available for activities to improve the capacity of foreign government agencies and nongovernmental organizations to prevent child abandonment, address the needs of orphans, displaced and abandoned children and provide permanent homes through family reunification, guardianship and domestic adoptions: Provided, That funds made available under title III of this Act should be made available, as appropriate, consistent with—

(1) the goal of enabling children to remain in the care of their family of origin, but when not possible, placing children in permanent homes through adoption;

(2) the principle that such placements should be based on informed consent which has not been induced by payment or compensation;

(3) the view that long-term foster care or institutionalization are not permanent options and should be used when no other suitable permanent options are available; and

(4) the recognition that programs that protect and support families can reduce the abandonment and exploitation of children.

sri lanka

Sec. 7091. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” may be made available for assistance for Sri Lanka, no defense export license may be issued, and no military equipment or technology shall be sold or transferred to Sri Lanka pursuant to the authorities contained in this Act or any other Act, until the Secretary of State certifies to the Committee on Appropriations that the Government of Sri Lanka—

(1) is suspending and bringing to justice members of the military who have been credibly alleged to have violated internationally recognized human rights or international humanitarian law; and

(2) has agreed to the establishment of a field presence of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Sri Lanka with sufficient staff and mandate to conduct full and unimpeded monitoring throughout the country and to publicize its findings;

(3) is treating internally displaced persons in accordance with international standards, including by guaranteeing their freedom of movement, providing access to conflict-affected areas and populations by humanitarian organizations and journalists, and accounting for persons detained in the conflict; and

(4) is implementing policies to promote reconciliation and justice including devolution of power to provincial councils in the north and east as provided for in the Constitution of Sri Lanka.

(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to technology or equipment made available for the limited purposes of maritime and aerial surveillance.

(c) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the international financial institutions (as defined in section 1701(c)(2) of the International Financial Institutions Act (22 U.S.C. 262r(c)(2))) to vote against any loan, agreement, or other financial support for Sri Lanka except to meet basic human needs, unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Sri Lanka is meeting the requirements in subsections (a)(3) and (4).

cuba

Sec. 7092. (a) Subject to subsection (b), of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, $1,000,000 shall be made available for preliminary work by the Department of State, or such other entity as the Secretary of State may designate, to establish cooperation with appropriate agencies of the Government of Cuba on counter-narcotics matters, including matters relating to cooperation, coordination, and mutual assistance in the interdiction of illicit drugs being transported through Cuban airspace or over Cuban waters.

(b) The amount in subsection (a) shall not be available if the Secretary certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that—

(1) Cuba does not have in place appropriate procedures to protect against the loss of innocent life in the air and on the ground in connection with the interdiction of illegal drugs; and

(2) There is credible evidence of involvement of the Government of Cuba in drug trafficking during the preceding 10 years.

(c) Not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the International Broadcasting Bureau, and other relevant agencies and organizations, shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report detailing the following—

(1) the estimated size of the audiences in Cuba for TV Marti and Radio Marti, and the sources and relative reliability of the data on which such estimates are based;

(2) the annual operating cost of AeroMarti and its effectiveness in increasing such audience size;

(3) the annual operating cost (and total cost over the life of the contract) of the contract with TV Azteca to broadcast TV Marti on DirecTV and its effectiveness in increasing such audience size;

(4) the principal obstacles to increasing such audience size;

(5) other options for disseminating news and information to Cuba which may be as, or more, cost effective, including DVDs, the Internet, and cell phones and other handheld electronic devices;

(6) the basis (including supporting data, if any) for the decision to replace the two evening TV Marti news programs with five-minute updates every half hour; and

(7) a formal, multi-year strategic plan for the Office of Cuba Broadcasting.

    ASSISTANCE FOR FOREIGN NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Sec. 7093. Part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 104C, the following new section:

“SEC. 104D. Eligibility for Assistance.“Notwithstanding any other provision of law, regulation, or policy, in determining eligibility for assistance authorized under sections 104, 104A, 104B, and 104C—

“(1) foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health or medical services, including counseling and referral services, provided by such organization with non-United States Government funds if such services are permitted in the country in which they are being provided and would not violate United States law if provided in the United States; and

“(2) foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be subject to requirements relating to the use of non-United States Government funds for advocacy and lobbying activities other than those that apply to United States nongovernmental organizations receiving assistance under this part.”.

This Act may be cited as the “Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2010”.


Calendar No. 103

111th CONGRESS
     1st Session
S. 1434
[Report No. 111–44]

A BILL
Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

July 9, 2009
Read twice and placed on the calendar
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