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108 STAT. 454 PUBLIC LAW 103-236—APR. 30, 1994 22 USC 287e note. President. President. 22 USC 287e note. 22 USC 287e note. an international or regional organization if the President determines that waiving such costs advances the foreign policy interests of the United States. "(f) WAIVER OF REQUIREMENT FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF DOD EXPENSES. —Section 632(d) shall not apply with respect to transfers of excess defense articles under this section and to any costs of crating, packing, handling, and transporting incurred under subsection (e)(2).*'. SEC. 409. REFOBM IN BUDGET DECISIONMAKING PROCEDURES OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS SPECIALIZED AGENCIES. (a) ASSESSED CONTRIBUTIONS.—For assessed contributions authorized to be appropriated for "Assessed Contributions to International Organizations" by this Act, the President may withhold 20 percent of the funds appropriated for the United States assessed contribution to the United Nations or to any of its specialized agencies for any calendar year if the United Nations or any such agency has failed to implement or to continue to implement consensus-based decisionmaking procedures on budgetary matters which assure that sufficient attention is paid to the views of the United States and other member states that are the major financial contributors to such assessed budgets. (b) NOTICE TO CONGRESS. —The President shall notify the Congress when a decision is made to withhold any share of the United States assessed contribution to the United Nations or its specialized agencies pursuant to subsection (a) and shall notify the Congress when the decision is made to pay any previously withheld assessed contribution. A notification under this subsection shall include appropriate consultation between the President (or the President's representative) and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate. (c) CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PRIOR YEARS. —Subject to the availability of appropriations, payment of assessed contributions for prior years may be made to the United Nations or any of its specialized agencies notwithstanding subsection (a) if such payment would further United States interests in that organization. (d) REPORT TO CONGRESS.— Not later than February 1 of each year, the President shall submit to the Congress a report concerning the amount of United States assessed contributions paid to the United Nations and each of its specialized agencies during-the preceding calendar year. (e) REPEAL OF EXISTING LAW. —Section 162 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 is amended by striking subsections (a), (b), (c), and (d). SEC 410. LIMITATION ON CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS. The United States shall not make any voluntary or assessed contribution— (1) to any affiliated organization of the United Nations which grants full membership as a state to any organization or group that does not have the internationaly recognized attributes of statehood, or (2) to the United Nations, if the United Nations grants full membership as a state in the United Nations to any organization or group that does not have the internationaly recognized attributes of statehood.