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PUBLIC LAW 102-190—DEC. 5, 1991 105 STAT. 1467 (2) cost-sharing contributions delivered by the nation; (3) additional contributions by the nation to any commonly funded multilateral programs providing for United States participation in the common defense; (4) contributions by the United States to any such commonly funded multilateral programs; (5) contributions of all other nations to any such commonly funded multilateral programs; and (6) costs to the United States that arise solely from the implementation of the provisions of the bilateral or multilateral defense agreement with the nation. (e) REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.— The Secretary of Defense shall include in each Report on Allied Contributions to the Common ^ Defense prepared under section 1003 of Public Law 98-525 (22 U.S.C. 1928 note) information, in classified and unclassified form— (1) describing the efforts undertaken and the progress made by the President in carrying out subsections (a) and (c) during the period covered by the report; (2) specifying the accounting of defense cost-sharing contributions maintained under subsection (d) during that period; and (3) assessing how equitably foreign nations not described in subsection (a) or excepted under subsection (b) are sharing the costs and burdens of implementing defense agreements with the United States and how those defense agreements serve the national security interests of the United States. SEC. 1047. USE OF CONTRIBUTIONS OF FRIENDLY FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND NATO FOR COOPERATIVE DEFENSE PROJECTS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Subchapter II of chapter 138 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "§ 2350i. Foreign contributions for cooperative projects "(a) CREDITING OF CONTRIBUTIONS.—Whenever the United States participates in a cooperative project with a friendly foreign country or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on a cost-sharing basis, any contribution received by the United States from that foreign country or NATO to meet its share of the costs of the project may be credited to appropriations available to an appropriate military department or another appropriate organization within the Department of Defense, as determined by the Secretary of Defense. (b) USE OF AMOUNTS CREDITED. —The amount of a contribution credited pursuant to subsection (a) to an appropriation account in connection with a cooperative project referred to in that subsection shall be available only for payment of the share of the project expenses allocated to the foreign country or NATO making the contribution. Payments for which such amount is available include the following: "(1) Payments to contractors and other suppliers (including the Department of Defense and other participants acting as suppliers) for necessary articles and services. (2) Pajnnents for any damages and costs resulting from the performance or cancellation of any contract or other obligation. "(3) Pa3mients or reimbursements of other program expenses, including program office overhead and administrative costs. "(4) Refunds to other participants. "(c) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: