Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/634

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116 STAT. 1416 PUBLIC LAW 107-228—SEPT. 30, 2002 (A) A summary of activities described in paragraph (1) during the previous 12-month period. (B) An estimated timetable for the conduct of such activities in the subsequent 12-month period. (C) An explanation of any delay in meeting timetables contained in the previous report submitted in accordance with this subsection. (D) An assessment of steps to be taken to correct any delays in meeting such timetables. (b) REPORT ON CERTAIN CouNTERNARCOTics ACTIVITIES.— (1) DECLARATION OF POLICY.—It is the policy of the United States to encourage the transfer of counternarcotics activities carried out in Colombia by United States businesses that have entered into agreements with the Department or the Department of Defense to conduct such activities, to Colombian nationals, in particular personnel of the Colombian antinarcotics police, when properly qualified personnel are available. Deadlines. (2) REPORT. —Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and not later than April 1 of each year thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on the activities of United States businesses that have entered into agreements in the previous 12-month period with the Department or the Department of Defense to carry out counternarcotics activities in Colombia. (3) CONTENTS.— Each such report shall contain the following: (A) The name of each United States business described in paragraph (2) and description of the counternarcotics activities carried out by the business in Colombia. (B) The total value of all payments by the Department and the Department of Defense to each such business for such activities. (C) A written statement justifying the decision by the Department and the Department of Defense to enter into an agreement with each such business for such activities. (D) An assessment of the risks to personal safety and potential involvement in hostilities incurred by employees of each such business as a result of their activities in Colombia. (E) A plan to provide for the transfer of the counternarcotics activities carried out by such United States businesses to Colombian nationals, in particular personnel of the Colombian antinarcotics police. (4) DEFINITION. —In this subsection, the term "United States business" means any person (including any corporation, partnership, or other organization) that is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or organized under the laws of the United States, but does not include any person (including any corporation, partnership, or other organization) that performs contracts involving personal services. SEC. 695. REPORT ON UNITED STATES-SPONSORED ACTIVITIES IN COLOMBIA. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: