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                                                       Calendar No. 512
109th Congress                                                   Report
                                 SENATE
 2d Session                                                     109-277

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     DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS 
                       APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 2007
                                _______
                                

                 July 10, 2006.--Ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

         Mr. McConnell, from the Committee on Appropriations, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                        [To accompany H.R. 5522]

    The Committee on Appropriations to which was referred the 
bill (H.R. 5522), making appropriations for foreign operations, 
export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year 
ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes, reports the 
same to the Senate with an amendment, and an amendment to the 
title, and recommends that the bill as amended do 
pass.
    The Committee on Appropriations reports the bill (S. __) 
making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, 
and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2007, and for other purposes, reports favorably thereon and 
recommends that the bill do pass. deg.



Amounts in new budget authority

Total of bill as reported to the Senate................. $31,503,599,000
Amount of 2006 appropriations...........................  34,310,268,000
Amount of 2007 budget estimate..........................  33,939,993,000
Amount of House allowance.............................\1\ 31,071,865,000
Bill as recommended to Senate compared to--
    2006 appropriations.................................  -2,806,669,000
    2007 budget estimate................................  -2,436,394,000
    House allowance.....................................    +431,734,000

\1\ Includes $9,733,905,000 contained in another bill.


                            C O N T E N T S

                              ----------                              
                                                                   Page
Glossary of Terms................................................     4
Summary of Estimates.............................................     6
Introduction.....................................................     6
Country Overviews................................................     8
Title I:
    Department of State and Related Agency:
        Diplomatic and Consular Programs.........................    25
        Capital Investment Fund..................................    26
        Office of Inspector General..............................    26
        Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs...............    26
        Representation Allowances................................    29
        Protection of Foreign Missions and Officials.............    30
        Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance..........    30
        Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service.......    31
        Repatriation Loans Program Account.......................    31
        Payment to the American Institute in Taiwan..............    31
        Payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability 
          Fund...................................................    32
        Contributions to International Organizations.............    32
        Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities..    33
        International Boundary and Water Commission, United 
          States and Mexico......................................    34
        Construction.............................................    35
        American Sections, International Commissions.............    35
        International Fisheries Commission.......................    35
        Payment to the Asia Foundation...........................    36
        Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund....    36
        Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program Trust Fund........    36
        Israeli Arab Scholarship Program.........................    36
        East-West Center.........................................    36
        National Endowment for Democracy.........................    37
        Broadcasting Board of Governors, International 
          Broadcasting Operations................................    37
        Broadcasting to Cuba.....................................    38
        Broadcasting Capital Improvements........................    38
        Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage 
          Abroad.................................................    38
        Commission on International Religious Freedom............    38
        Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.........    39
        Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's 
          Republic of China......................................    39
        HELP Commission..........................................    39
        United States-China Economic and Security Review 
          Commission.............................................    39
        United States Senate Interparliamentary Groups...........    39
        United States Institute for Peace........................    40
Title II:
    Export and Investment Assistance:
        Export-Import Bank of the United States..................    41
        Overseas Private Investment Corporation..................    41
        Trade and Development Agency.............................    42
Title III:
    Bilateral Economic Assistance:
        Bilateral Assistance.....................................    43
        Child Survival and Health Programs Fund..................    43
        Development Assistance...................................    58
        International Disaster and Famine Assistance.............    70
        Transition Initiatives...................................    70
        Development Credit Authority.............................    70
        Payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability 
          Fund...................................................    70
        Operating Expenses of the United States Agency for 
          International Development..............................    71
        Capital Investment Fund..................................    71
        Operating Expenses of the Office of the Inspector General    71
        Other Bilateral Economic Assistance:
            Economic Support Fund................................    71
            Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States..    76
            Assistance for the Independent States of the Former 
              Soviet Union.......................................    76
        Independent Agencies:
            Inter-American Foundation............................    78
            African Development Foundation.......................    78
            Peace Corps..........................................    78
            Millennium Challenge Corporation.....................    78
        Department of State:
            Global HIV/AIDS Initiative...........................    79
            Democracy Fund.......................................    79
            International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement..    86
            Andean Counterdrug Initiative........................    86
            Migration and Refugee Assistance.....................    88
            United States Emergency Refugee and Migration 
              Assistance Fund....................................    88
            Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining, and 
              Related Programs...................................    88
            Conflict Response Fund...............................    89
        Department of the Treasury:
            International Affairs Technical Training.............    89
            Debt Restructing.....................................    89
Title IV:
    Military Assistance:
        International Military Education and Training............    90
        Foreign Military Financing Program.......................    90
        Peacekeeping Operations..................................    91
Title V:
    Multilateral Economic Assistance:
        International Financial Institutions Summary.............    93
            Global Environment Facility..........................    93
            Contribution to the International Development 
              Association........................................    93
            Contribution to the Enterprise for the Americas 
              Multilateral Investment Fund.......................    93
            Contribution to the Asian Development Bank:
                Contribution to the Asian Development Fund.......    94
            Contribution to the African Development Bank:
                Contribution to the African Development Fund.....    94
            Contribution to the International Fund for 
              Agricultural Development...........................    94
        International Organizations and Programs.................    94
General Provisions--Titles II-V..................................    96
Compliance With Paragraph 7, Rule XVI of the Standing Rules of 
  the Sen- 
  ate............................................................    98
Compliance With Paragraph 7(c), Rule XXVI of the Standing Rules 
  of the Senate..................................................    99
Compliance With Paragraph 12, Rule XXVI of the Standing Rules of 
  the 
  Senate.........................................................   100
Budget Impact Statement..........................................   106

                           GLOSSARY OF TERMS

    ACI--Andean Counterdrug Initiative
    ADB--Asian Development Bank
    ADF--African Development Foundation
    AFCP--Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation
    ASEAN--Association of Southeast Asian Nations
    ASHA--American Schools and Hospitals Abroad
    CASS--Cooperative Association of States for Scholarships
    CCIF--Combatant Commander's Initiative Fund
    CEELI--Central European Eurasian Legal Institute
    CRSP--Collaborative Research Support Programs
    CSCE--Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
    CSHPF--Child Survival Health Programs Fund
    DA--Development Assistance
    DF--Democracy Fund
    DFA--Director for Foreign Assistance
    DRL--Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights 
and Labor
    DROC--Democratic Republic of the Congo
    EAP--Department of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific 
Affairs
    ERMA--Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund
    ESF--Economic Support Fund
    FMF--Foreign Military Financing
    FSA--Assistance for the Independent States of the Former 
Soviet Union
    GAIN--Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
    GAO--Government Accountability Office
    GEF--Global Environmental Facility
    GHI--Global HIV/AIDS Initiative
    GPOI--Global Peace Operations Initiative
    HRDF--Human Rights and Democracy Fund
    IAEA--International Atomic Energy Agency
    IAF--Inter-American Foundation
    IBO--International Broadcasting Operations
    ICAO--International Civil Aviation Organization
    IDFA--International Disaster and Famine Assistance
    IFAD--International Fund for Agricultural Development
    IFI--International Financial Institution
    ILEA--International Law Enforcement Training Academies
    IMET--International Military Education and Training
    IMO--International Maritime Organization
    INCLE--International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
    IO&P--International; Organization and Programs
    LWVF--Leahy War Victims Fund
    MCC--Millennium Challenge Corporation
    MEPI--Middle East Partnership Initiative
    MRA--Migration and Refugee Assistance
    MTN--Middle East Television Network
    NADR--Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining, and 
Related Programs
    NATO--North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    NEA--Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
    NED--National Endowment for Democracy
    NGO--Nongovernmental organization
    OAS--Organization of American States
    OPIC--Overseas Private Investment Corporation
    PEPFAR--President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
    PKO--Peacekeeping Operations
    PRC--People's Republic of China
    RFA--Radio Free Asia
    RFE/RL--Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
    SEED--Assistance for Eastern European and Baltic States
    SPDC--State Peace and Development Council [Burma)
    TAF--The Asia Foundation
    TB--Tuberculosis
    TDA--Trade and Development Agency
    TI--Transition Initiatives
    U.N.--United Nations
    UNAIDS--Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS
    UNICEF--United Nations Children's Fund
    UNIFEM--United Nations Development Fund for Women
    USAID--United States Agency for International Development
    USIP--United States Institute for Peace
    VOA--Voice of America
    WFP--World Food Program
    WHO--World Health Organization
    WID--Women in Development
    WTO--World Trade Organization

                              INTRODUCTION

                                 SUMMARY TABLE: AMOUNTS IN NEW BUDGET AUTHORITY
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                                                                                                   Committee
                                                                                                 recommendation
                                                                                Committee        compared with
                          Item                             Budget request     recommendation    budget estimate
                                                                                                increase (+) or
                                                                                                  decrease (-)
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Title I--Department of State and Related Agency........    $10,213,924,000     $9,676,528,000      -$537,396,000
Title II--Export and investment assistance.............        -84,608,000  -91,608,000