119 STAT. 2326
Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation.
13:51 Oct 26, 2006
PUBLIC LAW 109–108—NOV. 22, 2005
Provided, That not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Broadcasting Board of Governors in this title may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided further, That any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 605 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section. SEC. 403. None of the funds made available in this title may be used by the Department of State or the Broadcasting Board of Governors to provide equipment, technical support, consulting services, or any other form of assistance to the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation. SEC. 404. (a) The Senior Policy Operating Group on Trafficking in Persons, established under section 406 of division B of Public Law 108–7 to coordinate agency activities regarding policies (including grants and grant policies) involving the international trafficking in persons, shall coordinate all such policies related to the activities of traffickers and victims of severe forms of trafficking. (b) None of the funds provided in this or any other Act shall be expended to perform functions that duplicate coordinating responsibilities of the Operating Group. (c) The Operating Group shall continue to report only to the authorities that appointed them pursuant to section 406 of division B of Public Law 108–7. SEC. 405. For the purposes of registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a United States citizen born in the city of Jerusalem, the Secretary of State shall, upon request of the citizen, record the place of birth as Israel. SEC. 406. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading ‘‘Diplomatic and Consular Programs’’: $5,000,000 shall be made available for an endowment for the Center for Asian Democracy; $100,000 shall be made available for a grant to the Center for the Study of the Presidency for a public diplomacy initiative; $300,000 shall be made available for a grant to Operation Smile for a public diplomacy program; and $350,000 shall be made available for a grant to MiraMed for programs to combat human trafficking. SEC. 407. Funds appropriated under this title for the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the Department of State may be obligated and expended notwithstanding section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, section 313 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236), and section 504(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414(a)(1)). SEC. 408. (a) Funds provided in this title for the following accounts shall be made available for programs in the amounts contained in the respective tables included in the report accompanying this Act: ‘‘Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs’’. ‘‘National Endowment for Democracy’’. ‘‘International Broadcasting Operations’’. ‘‘Broadcasting Capital Improvements’’.