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                                                  Union Calendar No. 59

105th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 1486

                          [Report No. 105-94]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

   To consolidate international affairs agencies, to reform foreign 
assistance programs, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance 
   programs and for the Department of State and related agencies for 
          fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                              May 9, 1997

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed





                                                  Union Calendar No. 59
105th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1486

                          [Report No. 105-94]

   To consolidate international affairs agencies, to reform foreign 
assistance programs, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance 
   programs and for the Department of State and related agencies for 
          fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 29, 1997

  Mr. Gilman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                  Committee on International Relations

                              May 9, 1997

  Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole 
       House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]
 [For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on April 
                               29, 1997]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
   To consolidate international affairs agencies, to reform foreign 
assistance programs, to authorize appropriations for foreign assistance 
   programs and for the Department of State and related agencies for 
          fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Foreign Policy Reform Act''.

SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF ACT INTO DIVISIONS; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Divisions.--This Act is organized into three divisions as 
follows:
            (1) Division A--International Affairs Agency Consolidation, 
        Foreign Assistance Reform, and Foreign Assistance 
        Authorizations.
            (2) Division B--Foreign Relations Authorizations.
            (3) Division C--Funding Levels.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Organization of Act into divisions; table of contents.

    DIVISION A--INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AGENCY CONSOLIDATION, FOREIGN 
        ASSISTANCE REFORM, AND FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZATIONS

                      TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 101. Short title.
Sec. 102. Declaration of policy.

   TITLE II--CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AGENCIES

                     Chapter 1--General Provisions

Sec. 201. Short title
Sec. 202. Definitions.

 Chapter 2--United States International Development Cooperation Agency

  subchapter a--abolition of united states international development 
 cooperation agency and transfer of functions to united states agency 
                     for international development
Sec. 211. Abolition of United States International Development 
                            Cooperation Agency.
Sec. 212. Transfer of functions to United States Agency for 
                            International Development.
Ssubchapter b--continuation of united states agency for international 
    development and placement of administrator of agency under the 
                  direction of the secretary of state
Sec. 221. Continuation of United States Agency for International 
                            Development and placement of Administrator 
                            of Agency under the direction of the 
                  subchapter c--conforming amendments
Sec. 231. Conforming amendments.
Sec. 232. Other references.
Sec. 233. Effective date.

                  TITLE III--FOREIGN ASSISTANCE REFORM

Sec. 301. Graduation from development assistance.
Sec. 302. Limitation on government-to-government assistance.
Sec. 303. Micro- and small enterprise development credits.
Sec. 304. Microenterprise development grant assistance.
Sec. 305. Private sector enterprise funds.
Sec. 306. Development credit authority.
Sec. 307. Foreign government parking fines.
Sec. 308. Withholding United States assistance to countries that aid 
                            the Government of Cuba.

               TITLE IV--DEFENSE AND SECURITY ASSISTANCE

                Chapter 1--Narcotics Control Assistance

Sec. 401. Definition.
Sec. 402. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 403. Authority to withhold bilateral assistance and oppose 
                            multilateral development assistance for 
                            major illicit drug producing countries, 
                            drug-transit countries, and money 
                            laundering countries.

   Chapter 2--Nonproliferation, antiterrorism, demining, and related 
                                programs

Sec. 411. Nonproliferation, antiterrorism, demining, and related 
                            programs.

             Chapter 3--Foreign Military Financing Program

Sec. 421. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 422. Assistance for Israel.
Sec. 423. Assistance for Egypt.
Sec. 424. Authorization of assistance to facilitate transition to NATO 
                            membership under NATO Participation Act of 
                            1994.
Sec. 425. Loans for Greece and Turkey.
Sec. 426. Limitations on loans.
Sec. 427. Administrative expenses.

        Chapter 4--International Military Education and Training

Sec. 431. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 432. IMET eligibility for Panama and Haiti.

   Chapter 5--Transfer Of Naval Vessels to Certain Foreign Countries

Sec. 441. Authority to transfer naval vessels.
Sec. 442. Costs of transfers.
Sec. 443. Expiration of authority.
Sec. 444. Repair and refurbishment of vessels in United States 
                            shipyards.

      Chapter 6--Indonesia Military Assistance Accountability Act

Sec. 451. Short title.
Sec. 452. Findings.
Sec. 453. Limitation on military assistance to the Government of 
                            Indonesia.
Sec. 454. United States military assistance and arms transfers defined.

                      Chapter 7--Other Provisions

Sec. 461. Excess defense articles for certain European countries.
Sec. 462. Transfer of certain obsolete or surplus defense articles in 
                            the war reserve allies stockpile to the 
                            Republic of Korea.
Sec. 463. Additional requirements relating to stockpiling of defense 
                            articles for foreign countries.
Sec. 464. Delivery of drawdown by commercial transportation services.
Sec. 465. Cash Flow Financing Notification.
Sec. 466. Multinational arms sales code of conduct.

                      TITLE V--ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

                 Chapter 1--Economic Support Assistance

Sec. 501. Economic support fund.
Sec. 502. Assistance for Israel.
Sec. 503. Assistance for Egypt.
Sec. 504. International Fund for Ireland.
Sec. 505. Assistance for training of civilian personnel of the Ministry 
                            of Defense of the Government of Nicaragua.
Sec. 506. Availability of amounts for Cuban Liberty and Democratic 
                            Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 and the 
                            Cuban Democracy Act of 1992.

                   Chapter 2--Development Assistance

            subchapter a--development assistance authorities
Sec. 511. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 512. Child survival activities.
Sec. 513. Requirement on assistance for Russian Federation.
Sec. 514. Humanitarian assistance for Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Sec. 515. Agricultural development and research assistance.
Sec. 516. Activities and programs in Latin America and the Caribbean 
                            region and the Asia and the Pacific region.
Sec. 517. Support fosubchapter b--operating expensestance.
Sec. 521. Operating expenses generally.
Sec. 522. Operating expenses of the Office of the Inspector General.

           Chapter 3--Urban And Environmental Credit Program

Sec. 531. Urban and environmental credit program.

                       Chapter 4--The Peace Corps

Sec. 541. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 542. Activities of the Peace Corps in the former Soviet Union and 
                            Mongolia.
Sec. 543. Amendments to the Peace Corps Act.

              Chapter 5--International Disaster Assistance

Sec. 551. Authority to provide reconstruction assistance.
Sec. 552. Authorizations of appropriations.

                         Chapter 6--Debt Relief

Sec. 561. Debt restructuring for foreign assistance.
Sec. 562. Debt buybacks or sales for debt swaps.

                 Chapter 7--Other Assistance Provisions

Sec. 571. Exemption from restrictions on assistance through 
                            nongovernmental organizations.
Sec. 572. Funding requirements relating to United States private and 
                            voluntary organizations.
Sec. 573. Documentation requested of private and voluntary 
                            organizations.
Sec. 574. Encouragement of free enterprise and private participation.
Sec. 575. Sense of the Congress relating to United States cooperatives 
                            and credit unions.
Sec. 576. Food assistance to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Sec. 577. Withholding of assistance to countries that provide nuclear 
                            fuel to Cuba.

                 TITLE VI--TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Sec. 601. Authorization of appropriations.

          TITLE VII--SPECIAL AUTHORITIES AND OTHER PROVISIONS

                     Chapter 1--Special Authorities

Sec. 701. Enhanced transfer authority.
Sec. 702. Authority to meet unanticipated contingencies.
Sec. 703. Special waiver authority.
Sec. 704. Termination of assistance.
Sec. 705. Local assistance to human rights groups in Cuba.

                           Chapter 2--Repeals

Sec. 711. Repeal of obsolete provisions.

            DIVISION B--FOREIGN RELATIONS AUTHORIZATIONS ACT

                      TITLE X--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 1001. Short title.
Sec. 1002. Statement of history of legislation.
Sec. 1003. Definitions.

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