Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/278

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108 STAT. 2912 PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 defensive weapons (such as anti-tank weapons, counter-battery radars, and mortars) to enable the forces of the Government of Bosnia and Hercegovina to defend the safe areas, (h) DEFINITIONS. —For purposes of this section: (1) The term "Contact Group" means the group composed of representatives of the United States, Russia, France, Britain, and Germany seeking to bring about a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Bosnia and Hercegovina. (2) The term "Contact Group proposal" mesins the peace proposal of the Contact Group that has been agreed to by the Government of Bosnia and Hercegovina and rejected by the Bosnian Serb faction. (3) The term "Bosnia arms embargo" means application to the Government of Bosnia and Hercegovina of the arms embargo imposed by United Nations Security Council resolution 713, of September 25, 1991. Subtitle B—Assistance Activities President. President. SEC. 1411. OVERSEAS HUMANITARIAN, DISASTER, AND CIVIC AID PRO- GRAMS. (a) OHDACA PROGRAMS.—For purposes of section 301 and other provisions of this Act, programs of the Department of Defense designated as Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid (OHDACA) programs are the programs provided by— (1) sections 401, 402, 2547, and 2551 of title 10, United States Code; (2) section 404 of title 10, United States Code, as added by section 1412; and (3) section 1413 of this Act. (b) LIMITATION. —Not more than one-half of the amount authorized to be appropriated in section 301 for those programs may be obligated until the regulations required to be prescribed by subsection (a) of section 1504 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stat. 1839) have been prescribed. SEC. 1412. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE. (a) AUTHORITY. —Subchapter I of chapter 20 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

    • § 404. Foreign disaster assistance

"(a) IN GENERAL. —The President may direct the Secretary of Defense to provide disaster assistance outside the United States to respond to manmade or natural disasters when necessary to prevent loss of lives. "(b) FORMS OF ASSISTANCE.— Assistance provided under this section may include transportation, supplies, services, and equipment. "(c) NOTIFICATION REQUIRED. —Not later than 48 hours after the commencement of disaster assistance activities to provide assistance under this section, the President shall transmit to Congress a report containing notification of the assistance provided, and proposed to be provided, under this section and a description of so much of the following as is then available: