Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/792

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106 STAT. 1672 PUBLIC LAW 102-391—OCT. 6, 1992 518 of this Act and section 620(q) of the Foreign Assistance Act ofl96L PROHIBITION AGAINST INDIRECT FUNDING TO CERTAIN COUNTRIES SEC. 543. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to this Act shall be obligated to finance indirectly any assistance or reparations to Cuba, Iraq, Libya, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Iran, Syria, North Korea, People's Republic of China, Laos, Jordan, or Yemen unless the President of the United States certifies that the withholding of these funds is contrary to the national interest of the United States. RECIPROCAL LEASING 22 USC 2796. SEC. 544. Section 61(a) of the Arms Export Control Act is amended by striking out "1992" and inserting in lieu thereof "1993". DEFENSE EQUIPMENT DRAWDOWN SEC. 545. (a) Defense articles, services and training drawn down under the authority of section 506(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall not be furnished to a recipient unless such articles are delivered to, and such services and training initiated for, the recipient country or international organization not more than one hundred and twenty days from the date on which Congress received notification of the intention to exercise the authority of that section: Provided, That if defense articles have not been delivered or services and training initiated by the period specified in this section, a new notification pursuant to section 506(b) of such Act shall be provided, which shall include an explanation for the delay in furnishing such articles, services, and training, before such articles, services, or training may be furnished. (b) Drawdowns made pursuant to section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. NOTIFICATION ON EXCESS DEFENSE EQUIPMENT SEC. 546. Prior to providing excess Department of Defense articles in accordance with section 516(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the Department of Defense shall notify the Committees on Appropriations to the same extent and under the same conditions as are other committees pursuant to subsection (c) of that section: Provided, That before issuing a letter of offer to sell excess defense articles under the Arms Export Control Act, the Department of Defense shall notify the Committees on Appropriations in accordance with the regular notification procedures of such Committees: Provided further. That such Committees shall also be informed of the original acquisition cost of such defense articles. AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENT SEC. 547. Funds appropriated by this Act may be obligated and expended notwithstanding to section 10 of Public Law 91- 672 and section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act ofl956.