Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/798

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106 STAT. 1678 PUBLIC LAW 102-391—OCT. 6, 1992 suffered most severely from the consequences of the instability of recent years. Areas that have suffered most severely from the consequences of the instabili^ of recent years shall be defined as areas that have high rates ofunemployment. ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANCE SEC. 562. (a) ASSISTANCE THROUGH NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS.—Restrictions contained in this or any other Act with respect to assistance for a country shall not be construed to restrict assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations from funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the provisions of chapters 1 and 10 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided, That the President shall take into consideration, in any case in which a restriction on assistance would be applicable but for this subsection, whether assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations is in President. the national interest of the United States: Provided further. That before using the authority of this subsection to furnish assistance in support of programs of nongovernmental organizations, the President snail notify the Committees on Appropriations under the regular notification procedures of those committees, including a description of the program to be assisted, the assistance to be provided. Abortion. and the reasons for furnishing such assistance: Provided further. That nothing in this subsection shall be construed to alter any existing statutory prohibitions against abortion or involuntary sterilizations contained in this or any other Act. (b) PUBLIC LAW 480. —During fiscal year 1993, restrictions contained in this or any other Act with respect to assistance for a countnr shall not be construed to restrict assistance under titles I and II of the Agricultiural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated to carry out title I of such Act and made available pursuant to this subsection may be obligated or expended except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. (c) EXCEPTION.—This section shall not apply— (1) with respect to section 554 of this Act or any comparable provision of law prohibiting assistance to countries that support mtemational terrorism; or (2) with respect to section 116 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 or any comparable provision of law prohibiting assistance to countries that violate internationaly recognized himian rights. DISADVANTAGED ENTERPRISES SEC. 563. (a) Except to the extent that the Administrator of the Agency for International Development of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 determines otherwise, not less than 10 percent of the aggregate amount made available for the current fiscal year for the **Development Assistance Fund", "Population, Development Assistance", and the "Development Fund for Africa" shall be made available only for activities of United States organizations and individuals that are— (1) business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economictdly disadvantaged individuals, (2) historically black colleges and universities,