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104th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1868


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 25, 1995

    Ordered to be printed with the amendments of the Senate numbered

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                                 AN ACT


 
  Making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and 
related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996, 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, 1996, and for 
other purposes, namely:

               TITLE I--EXPORT AND INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE

                export-import bank of the united states

    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 enactment of this Act.

                         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, (1)<DELETED>$786,551,000 </DELETED>$795,000,000

  prohibition on use of funds for relocating aid to federal triangle 
                                building

    Sec. 577. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used 
to relocate the Agency for International Development, or any part of 
that agency, to the Federal Triangle Building in Washington, District 
of Columbia.
to remain available until September 30, 1997: 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 remain available until 2010 for the 
disbursement of direct loans, loan guarantees, insurance and tied-aid 
grants obligated in fiscal years 1996 and 1997: Provided further, That 
up to $100,000,000 of funds appropriated by this paragraph shall remain 
available until expended and may be used for tied-aid grant purposes: 
Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this paragraph 
may be used for tied-aid credits or grants 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 East 
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 (to be computed on an accrual basis), 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as authorized 
by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $20,000 for official reception and 
representation expenses for members of the Board of Directors, 
(2)<DELETED>$45,228,000 </DELETED>$46,000,000: Provided, That necessary 
expenses (including special services performed on a contract or fee 
basis, but not including other personal services) in connection with 
the collection of moneys owed the Export-Import Bank, repossession or 
sale of pledged collateral or other assets acquired by the Export-
Import Bank in satisfaction of moneys owed the Export-Import Bank, or 
the investigation or appraisal of any property, or the evaluation of 
the legal or technical aspects of any transaction for which an 
application for a loan, guarantee or insurance commitment has been 
made, shall be considered nonadministrative expenses for the purposes 
of this heading: 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, 1996.

                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 
(3)<DELETED>$35,000 </DELETED>$20,000) shall not exceed 
(4)<DELETED>$26,500,000 </DELETED>$26,000,000: 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, 
(5)<DELETED>$69,500,000 </DELETED>$79,000,000, as authorized by section 
234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961(6), 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 1996 and 1997: Provided further, That such sums shall 
remain available through fiscal year 2003 for the disbursement of 
direct and guaranteed loans obligated in fiscal year 1996, and through 
fiscal year 2004 for the disbursement of direct and guaranteed loans 
obligated in fiscal year 1997. 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, $40,000,000: Provided, That the 
Trade and Development Agency may receive reimbursements from 
corporations and other entities for the costs of grants for feasibility 
studies and other project planning services, to be deposited as an 
offsetting collection to this account and to be available for 
obligation until September 30, 1997, for necessary expenses under this 
paragraph: Provided further, That such reimbursements shall not cover, 
or be allocated against, direct or indirect administrative costs of the 
agency.

            (7)<DELETED>International Financial Institutions

          <DELETED>contribution to the international finance 
                         corporation</DELETED>

<DELETED>    For payment to the International Finance Corporation by 
the Secretary of the Treasury, $67,550,000, for the United States share 
of the increase in subscriptions to capital stock, to remain available 
until expended: Provided, That of the amount appropriated under this 
heading not more than $5,269,000 may be expended for the purchase of 
such stock in fiscal year 1996.</DELETED>

 <DELETED>contribution to the enterprise for the americas multilateral 
                       investment fund</DELETED>

<DELETED>    For payment to the Enterprise for the Americas 
Multilateral Investment Fund by the Secretary of the Treasury, for the 
United States contribution to the Fund to be administered by the Inter-
American Development Bank, $70,000,000 to remain available until 
expended.</DELETED>

                TITLE II--BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

                  funds appropriated to the president

    For expenses necessary 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, 1996, unless 
otherwise specified herein, as follows:

            (8)<DELETED>Agency for International Development

         <DELETED>children and disease programs fund</DELETED>

<DELETED>    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of part 
I and chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, for 
child survival, assistance to combat tropical and other diseases, and 
related assistance activities, $592,660,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 1997: Provided, That this amount shall be made available 
for such activities as (1) immunization programs, (2) oral rehydration 
programs, (3) health and nutrition programs, and related education 
programs, which address the needs of mothers and children, (4) water 
and sanitation programs, (5) assistance for displaced and orphaned 
children, (6) programs for the prevention, treatment, and control of, 
and research on, HIV/AIDS, polio, malaria and other diseases, (7) basic 
education programs, and (8) a contribution on a grant basis to the 
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF): Provided further, That funds 
appropriated under this heading shall be in addition to amounts 
otherwise available for such purposes.</DELETED>

                (9)<DELETED>development assistance fund

                     </DELETED>economic assistance

              (10)<DELETED>(including transfers of funds)

</DELETED>    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of 
sections 103 through 106, of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 
$655,000,000 </DELETED>For necessary expenses to carry out the 
provisions of sections 103 through 106, chapter 10 of part I, and 
chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and the 
provisions of title V of the International Security and Development 
Cooperation Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-533) and provisions of section 
401 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1969, $2,117,099,331, to remain 
available until September 30, 1997: Provided, (11)That funds made 
available under this heading for each of (1) sections 103 through 106, 
(2) section 104(b), (3) chapter 10 of part I, (4) chapter 4 of part II 
(exclusive of assistance for Israel and Egypt) of the Foreign 
Assistance Act of 1961, (5) title V of Public Law 96-533, (6) section 
401 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1969, and (7) for ``Debt 
Restructuring'', shall be the same proportion to the total amount 
appropriated under this heading as the proportion of funds appropriated 
to carry out each of such provisions was to the total amount 
appropriated for them in title II of Public Law 103-306, exclusive of 
assistance to Israel and Egypt: Provided further, That the President 
shall seek to ensure that the percentage of funds made available under 
this heading for the activities of private and voluntary organizations 
and cooperatives is at least equal to the percentage of funds made 
available pursuant to corresponding authorities in law for the 
activities of private and voluntary organizations and cooperatives in 
fiscal year 1995: Provided further, That the use of any authority to 
waive the requirements of the previous proviso shall be subject to the 
regular notification requirements of the Committees on Appropriations: 
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated or otherwise available 
by this Act for population planning assistance administered by the 
Agency for International Development, not less than $350,000,000 shall 
be made available for the central Office of Population of the Agency 
for International Development in fiscal year 1996, which sum shall be 
made available to that office: Provided further, That none of the funds 
made available in this Act nor any unobligated balances from prior 
appropriations 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 none of the funds 
made available under this heading 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; and 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: 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(12): Provided further, That for purposes of this or any other 
Act authorizing or appropriating funds for foreign operations, export 
financing, 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 including abortion: 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, notwithstanding 
section 109 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, of the funds 
appropriated under this heading (13)<DELETED>and under the heading 
``Development Fund for Africa'', </DELETED>not to exceed a total of 
(14)<DELETED>$15,000,000 </DELETED>$30,000,000 may be transferred to 
``International Organizations and Programs'' for a contribution to the 
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and that any 
such transfer of funds shall be subject to the regular notification 
procedures of the Committees on Appropriations(15): Provided further, 
That none of the funds made available under this heading may be 
transferred to the Government of Zaire: Provide further, That not less 
than $2,000,000 shall be provided to the International Fertilizer 
Development Center(16): Provided further, That not less than $800,000 
of the funds made available under this heading shall be made available 
for support of the United States Telecommunications Training Institute;

                (17)<DELETED>development fund for africa

<DELETED>    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of 
chapter 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, 
$528,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 1997: Provided, 
That none of the funds appropriated by this Act to carry out chapters 1 
and 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be 
transferred to the Government of Zaire: Provided further, That funds 
appropriated under this heading which are made available for activities 
supported by the Southern Africa Development Community shall be made 
available notwithstanding section 512 of this Act and section 620(q) of 
the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.</DELETED>

                               (18)cyprus

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