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[73 Stat. 252]
[73 Stat. 252]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1959

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PUBLIC LAW 86-108-JULY 24, 1959

[73 S T A T.

CHAPTER III—CONTINGENCY F U N D

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^^^' ^^^- Section 451(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which relates to the President's special authority and contingency fund, is amended by striking out "1959" in the first sentence and substituting "1960". CHAPTER IV—GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

22 USC 1755.

22 USC 1933.

22 USC 1756.

22 USC 1757.

70 Stat. 563.

SEC. 401. Chapter IV of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which relates to general and administrative provisions, is amended as follows: (a) I n section 503, which relates to termination of assistance, insert " (a) " immediately after "TERMINATION OF ASSISTANCE.—", and add at the end thereof the following: " (b) In any case in which the President determines that a nation has hereafter nationalized or expropriated the property of any person as defined in section 413(b) and has failed within six months of such nationalization or expropriation to take steps determined by the President to be appropriate to discharge its obligations under international law toward such person, the President shall, unless he determines it to be inconsistent with the national interest, suspend assistance under this Act to such nation until he is satisfied that appropriate steps are being taken. "(c) The President shall include in his recommendations to the Congress for the fiscal year 1961 programs under this Act a specific plan for each country receiving bilateral ^rant assistance in the categories of defense support or special assistance whereby, wherever practicable, such grant assistance shall be progressively reduced and terminated." (b) I n section 504, which relates to small businesses, add the following new "subsection: " (d) Of the funds appropriated pursuant to section 451(b) of this Act, the President is authorized to utilize not to exceed $2,500,000 for the fiscal year 1960 to make available to foreign small business concerns in underdeveloped countries, or to foreign government organizations established for the purpose of helping such concerns in underdeveloped countries, on such terms and conditions as he may determine, machine tools, industrial equipment and other equipment owned by agencies of the United States Government." (c) I n section 505(b), which relates to loan assistance and sales, strike out the third sentence and substitute the following: "United States dollars received in repayment of principal and payment of interest on any loan made under this section shall be deposited in miscellaneous receipts of the Treasury. Foreign currencies received in repayment of principal and payment of interest on any such loan which are in excess of the requirements as determined from time to time by the Secretary of State for purposes authorized in section 32(b)(2) of the Surplus Property Act of 1944, as amended (50 App. U.S.C. 1641(b)), may be sold by the Secretary of the Treasury to United States Government agencies for payment of their obligations abroad and the United States dollars received as reimbursement shall also be deposited into miscellaneous receipts of the Treasury. Foreign currencies so received which are in excess of the requirements of the United States in the payment of its obligations abroad, as such requirements may be determined from time to time by the President, shall be credited to and be available for the authorized purposes of the Development Loan F u n d in such amounts as may be specified from time to time in appropriation Acts."