Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/76

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.

116 STAT. 858 PUBLIC LAW 107-206—AUG. 2, 2002 Support Act, in title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2000 (as contained in Public Law 106-113) and in prior Acts making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs, $60,000,000 are rescinded: Provided, That not more than a total of $25,000,000 may be rescinded from funds appropriated under the heading "Development Assistance" in said Acts: Provided further. That no rescission may be made from funds appropriated to carry out the provisions of section 104(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act ofl96L MULTILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (RESCISSION) The unobligated balances of funds provided in Public Law 92- 301 and Public Law 93-142 for maintenance of value payments to international financial institutions are rescinded. GENERAL PROVISIONS—THIS CHAPTER SEC. 601. (a) COUNTER-TERRORISM AUTHORITY.— (1) In fiscal year 2002, funds available to the Department of State for assistance to the Government of Colombia shall be available to support a unified campaign against narcotics trafficking, against activities by organizations designated as terrorist organizations such as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUG), and to take actions to protect human health and welfare in emergency circumstances, including undertaking rescue operations. (2) This provision shall also apply to unexpired balances and assistance previously provided from prior years' Acts available for the purposes identified in paragraph (1). (3) The authority in this section is in addition to authorities currently available to provide assistance to Colombia. (b) In order to ensure effectiveness of United States support for such a unified campaign, prior to the exercise of the authority contained in subsection (a), the Secretary of State shall report to the Committees on Appropriations that— (1) the newly elected President of Colombia has— (A) committed, in writing, to establish comprehensive policies to combat illicit drug cultivation, manufacturing, and trafficking (particularly with respect to providing economic opportunities that offer viable alternatives to illicit crops) and to restore government authority and respect for human rights in areas under the effective control of paramilitary and guerrilla organizations; (B) committed, in writing, to implement significant budgetary and personnel reforms of the Colombian Armed Forces; and (C) committed, in writing, to support substantial additional Colombian financial and other resources to implement such policies and reforms, particularly to meet the