Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 3.djvu/332

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Ill STAT. 2420 PUBLIC LAW 105-118—NOV. 26, 1997 military or economic cooperation with the United States, the President shall consult with, and shall provide a written policy justification to the Committees on Appropriations: Provided, TTiat any such reprogramming shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That assistance that is reprogrammed pursuant to this subsection shall be made available under the same terms and conditions as originally provided. (b) In addition to the authority contained in subsection (a), the original period of avedlability of funds appropriated by this Act and administered by the Agency for International Development that are earmarked for particular programs or activities by this or any other Act shall be extended for an additional fiscal year if the Administrator of such agency determines and reports promptly to the Committees on Appropriations that the termination of assistance to a country or a significant change in circumstances makes it unlikely that such earmarked funds can be obligated during the original period of availability: Provided, That such earmarked funds that are continued available for an additional fiscal year shall be obligated only for the purpose of such earmark, CEILINGS AND EARMARKS SEC. 544. Ceilings and earmarks contained in this Act shall not be applicable to ftinds or authorities appropriated or otherwise made available by any subsequent Act unless such Act specifically so directs. PROHIBITION ON PUBLICITY OR PROPAGANDA SEC. 545. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes within the United States not authorized before the date of enactment of this Act by the Congress: Provided, That not to exceed $500,000 may be made available to carry out the provisions of section 316 of Public Law 96-533. PURCHASE OF AMERICAN-MADE EQUIPMENT AND PRODUCTS SEC. 546. (a) To the maximum extent possible, assistance provided under this Act should make full use of American resources, including commodities, products, and services. (b) It is the Sense of the Congress that, to the greatest extent practicable, all equipment and products purchased with funds made available in this Act should be American-made. (c) In providing financial assistance to, or entering into any contract with, any entity using funds made available in this Act, the head of each Federal agency, to the greatest extent practicable, shall provide to such entity a notice describing the statement made in subsection (b) by the Congress. PROHIBITION OF PAYMENTS TO UNITED NATIONS MEMBERS SEC. 547. None of the funds appropriated or made available pursuant to this Act for carrying out the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, may be used to pay in whole or in part any assessments, arrearages, or dues of any member of the United Nations.