Summary: H.R.5857 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (05/25/2012)

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

Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2013 - Makes FY2013 appropriations for the Department of State (Department) for:

  • administration of foreign affairs and diplomatic and consular programs;
  • the Capital Investment Fund;
  • the Office of Inspector General;
  • educational and cultural exchange programs;
  • representation allowances;
  • protection of foreign missions and officials;
  • U.S. embassy security, construction, and maintenance;
  • emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service;
  • the repatriation loans program account;
  • the American Institute in Taiwan;
  • the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund;
  • international organizations, peacekeeping, and commissions;
  • the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico;
  • salaries and expenses;
  • plan preparation and construction of authorized projects;
  • the International Joint Commission, the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada, and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission;
  • international fisheries commissions;
  • international broadcasting operations and capital improvements;
  • the Asia Foundation;
  • the United States Institute for Peace;
  • the Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund;
  • the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships, Incorporated;
  • the Israeli Arab Scholarship Program;
  • the National Endowment for Democracy;
  • the Commission for Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad;
  • the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom;
  • the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe;
  • the Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China; and
  • the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Makes FY2013 appropriations for:

  • operating expenses of the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the capital investment fund, and the Office of Inspector General;
  • expenses of the President in carrying out certain programs under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961,
  • global health and child survival;
  • specified development assistance;
  • international disaster assistance;
  • transition initiatives;
  • development credit authority;
  • the Economic Support Fund;
  • promotion of democracy;
  • migration and refugee assistance;
  • the Peace Corps;
  • the Millennium Challenge Corporation;
  • the Inter-American Foundation;
  • the African Development Foundation;
  • the Department of the Treasury for international affairs technical assistance activities;
  • international narcotics control and law enforcement;
  • nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, and demining;
  • international peacekeeping operations;
  • international military education and training;
  • foreign military financing grants;
  • international organizations and programs;
  • the Global Environment Facility;
  • the International Development Association;
  • the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
  • the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program;
  • the Inter-American Development Bank;
  • the Asian Development Bank;
  • the Asian Development Fund;
  • the African Development Bank;
  • the African Development Fund;
  • the International Fund for Agricultural Development;
  • the Export-Import Bank of the United States, including the Office of Inspector General, direct and guaranteed loans, tied-aid grants, insurance programs, and administrative expenses;
  • the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) credit and insurance programs, including administrative expenses, and for the cost of direct and guaranteed loans; and
  • the Trade and Development Agency.

Sets forth limitations on callable capital subscriptions with respect to:

  • the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
  • the Inter-American Development Bank;
  • the Asian Development Bank; and
  • the African Development Bank.

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