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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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