PUBLIC LAW 91-652-JAN. 5, 1971
Public Law 91-652 January 5, 1971
[H.R. 19911] Special Foreign Assistance Act of 1971.
Defense articles, transfer to Republic of Korea.
75 Stat, 4 2 4. 22 USC 2151 note.
Vietnam. 80 Stat, 801; 83 Stat. 819.
75 Stat. 434; 83 Stat. 819. 22 USC 2 2 6 1.
East Pakistan, relief.
To provide additional foreign assistance authorizations, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Special Foreign Assistance Act of 1971". SEC. 2. There are authorized to be appropriated to the President for the fiscal year 1971 not to exceed— (1) $85,000,000 for additional military assistance and $70,000,000 for special economic assistance for Cambodia; (2) $100,000,000 for economic and military assistance programs to replace funds which were transferred by the President for use in Cambodia; (3) $150,000,000 for additional military assistance for the Republic of Korea; (4) $30,000,000 for additional military assistance for J o r d a n; (5) $3,000,000 for additional military assistance for Indonesia and $10,000.,000 to replace funds transferred from other programs for use in Indonesia; (6) $5,000,000 for additional military assistance for Lebanon; (7) $65,000,000 for additional supporting assistance for Vietnam; and (8) $17,000,000 for additional general military assistance to compensate for a shortage in anticipated recovery of funds from past years' programs. SEC. 3. The President is authorized, until June 30, 1972, to transfer to the Republic of Korea such defense articles located in Korea and belonging to the Armed Forces of the United States on July 1, 1970, as he may determine, except that no funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated under this Act or the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be available for reimbursement to any agency of the United States Government for any transfer made pursuant to this section. SEC. 4. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, any assistance furnished out of funds appropriated under section 2 of this Act and any transfer made under section 3 of this Act shall be furnished or transferred, as the case may be, in accordance with all of the purposes and limitations applicable by statute to that type of assistance or transfer under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (including the provisions of section 652 of such Act, as added by section 8 of this Act). SEC. 5. Section 402 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2242) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "None of the funds authorized by this section shall be made available to the Government of Vietnam unless, beginning in January 1971, and quarterly thereafter, the President of the United States shall determine that the accommodation rate of exchange between said Government and the United States is fair to both countries.". SEC. 6. (a) Section 451(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, relating to the contingency fund, is amended— (1) by striking out "for the fiscal year 1971 not to exceed $15,000,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "for the fiscal year 1971 not to exceed $30,000,000"; and (2) by striking out the period at the end thereof and inserting the following: ": Provided, That, in addition to any other sums available for such purpose, $15,000,000 of the amount authorized for the fiscal year 1971 may be used only for the purpose of relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance for the benefit of cyclone, tidal wave, and flood victims in East Pakistan.".