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PUBLIC LAW 107-228—SEPT. 30, 2002 116 STAT. 1401 (B) the extent to which international military education and training (IMET) assistance will enhance professionalism of the armed forces of East Timor, provide training in human rights, and promote respect for human rights and humanitarian law; and (C) the terms and conditions under which such defense articles or training, as appropriate, should be provided. (2) REPORT. — Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a report that contains the findings of the study conducted under paragraph (1). (b) AUTHORIZATION OF ASSISTANCE.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Beginning on the date on which Congress receives the report transmitted under subsection (a)(2), or the date on which Congress receives the certification transmitted under paragraph (2), whichever occurs later, the President is authorized— (A) to transfer excess defense articles under section 516 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 232Ij) to East Timor in accordance with such section; and (B) to provide military education and training under chapter 5 of part II of such Act (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for the armed forces of East Timor in accordance with such chapter. (2) CERTIFICATION. —^A certification described in this paragraph is a certification that— (A) East Timor has established an independent armed forces; and (B) the assistance proposed to be provided pursuant to paragraph (1)— (i) is in the national security interests of the United States; and (ii) will promote both human rights in East Timor and the professionalization of the armed forces of East Timor. SEC. 638. REPORTING REQUIREMENT. (a) IN GENERAL.— Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, and every 12 months thereafter for the next five years, the Secretary shall prepare and transmit to the appropriate congressional committees a report that contains the information described in subsection (b). (b) INFORMATION.— The report required by subsection (a) shall include— (1) developments in East Timor's political and economic situation in the period covered by the report, including an evaluation of any elections which have occurred in East Timor and the refugee reintegration process in East Timor; (2) in the initial report, a 3-year plan for United States foreign assistance to East Timor in accordance with section 632, prepared by the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, which outlines the goals for United States foreign assistance to East Timor during the 3-year period; (3) a description of the activities undertaken in East Timor by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Asian Development Bank, and other international financial Deadline. Effective date. 22 USC 2656 note. Deadline.