Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/607

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PUBLIC LAW 107-228—SEPT. 30, 2002 116 STAT. 1389 (2) by adding at the end the following: "(B) REDUCTION IN UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESSED CONTRIBUTIONS. — Notwithstanding the percentage limitation contained in subparagraph (A), the United States share of assessed contributions for each United Nations peacekeeping operation during the following periods is authorized to be as follows: "(i) For assessments made during calendar year 2001, 28.15 percent. "(ii) For assessments made during calendar year 2002, 27.90 percent. "(iii) For assessments made during calendar year 2003, 27.40 percent. "(iv) For assessments made during calendar year 2004, 27.40 percent.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC LAW 92-544. —Title I of the Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1973 (22 U.S.C. 287e note) is amended— (1) in the next to the last sentence of the undesignated paragraph under the heading "CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTER- NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS" in Public Law 92-544 (22 U.S.C. 287e note), by striking "After" and inserting "Subject to section 404(b)(2) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 287e note), after"; and (2) in the last sentence of the undesignated paragraph under the heading "CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS" in Public Law 92-544 (22 U.S.C. 287e note)— (A) by striking "Appropriations are authorized" and inserting "Subject to section 404(b)(2) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 287e note), appropriations are authorized"; and (B) by striking "(other than United Nations peacekeeping operations) conducted" and inserting "conducted by or under the auspices of the United Nations or". SEC. 403. LIMITATION ON THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESS- MENTS FOR UNITED NATIONS REGULAR BUDGET. The United Nations Participation Act of 1945 (22 U.S.C. 287 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: " SEC. 11. LIMITATION ON THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESS- 22 USC 287e-3. MENTS FOR UNITED NATIONS REGULAR BUDGET. "None of the funds available to the Department of State shall be used to pay the United States share of assessed contributions for the regular budget of the United Nations in an amount greater than 22 percent of the total of all assessed contributions for that budget. ". SEC. 404. PROMOTION OF SOUND FINANCIAL PRACTICES BY THE UNITED NATIONS. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: (1) In the early 1980s, the United States Government began to pay United States assessments to certain international organizations in the last quarter of the calendar year in which they were due. This practice allowed the United States to pay its annual assessment to the United Nations and other