Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 1.djvu/738

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110 STAT. 714 PUBLIC LAW 104-107—FEB. 12, 1996 such as diphtheria or tuberculosis, and a program to reduce the adverse impact of contaminated drinking water. (q) Of the funds appropriated under this heading and under the heading "Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States", not less than $12,600,000 shall be made available for law enforcement training and exchanges, and investigative and technical assistance activities related to international criminal activities. (r) Support should be provided from funds appropriated under this heading for a ballot security project to promote public review by Russian citizens over the conduct of parliamentary and presidential elections in Russia: Provided, That the Secretary of State may waive this provision with regard to any election upon notification to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Russia has blocked implementation of a ballot security project. (s) Of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $50,000,000 should be provided to the Western NIS and Central Asian Enterprise Funds: Provided, That obligation of these funds shall be consistent with sound business practices. President. (t) The President shall establish a Trans-Caucasus Enterprise 22 USC 2295b Fund to encourage regional peace through economic cooperation: °°*®' Provided, That the President shall seek other bilateral and multilateral investors in the Fund: Provided further. That of the funds made available under this heading, not less than $15,000,000 shall be made available for a United States investment in the Trans- Caucasus Enterprise Fund. (u) Funds appropriated under this heading or in prior appropriations Acts that are or have been made available for an Enterprise Fund may be deposited by such Fund in interest-bearing accounts prior to the disbursement of such funds by the Fund for program purposes. The Fund may retain for such program proposes any interest earned on such deposits without returning such interest to the Treasury of the United States and without further appropriation by the Congress. Funds made available for Enterprise Funds shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities. (v) Section 5421(d)(3)(B) of title 22, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: ": Provided, That, as to Enterprise Funds established with respect to more than one host country, such Enterprise Fund niay, in lieu of the appointment of citizens of the host countries to its Board of Directors, establish an advisory council for the host region comprised of citizens of each of the host countries or establish separate advisory councils for each of the host countries (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 'Advisory Councils'), with which the Enterprise Fund's policies and proposed activities and such host country citizens shall satisfy the experience and expertise requirements of this clause.". (w) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, assistance may be provided for the Government of Azerbaijan for humanitarian purposes, if the President determines that humanitarian assistance provided in Azerbaijan through nongovernmental organizations is not adequately addressing the suffering of refugees and internally displaced persons.