Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 63 Part 1.djvu/753

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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 626 -OCT. 6 , 1949 TITLE I NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY COUNTRIES 715 SEC. 101. In view of the coming into force of the North Atlantic Furnishing of mill- Treaty and the establishment thereunder of the Council and the De- t ryassistance fense Committee which will recommend measures for the common defense of the North Atlantic area, and in view of the fact that the task of the Council and the Defense Committee can be facilitated by immediate steps to increase the integrated defensive armed strength of the parties to the treaty, the President is hereby authorized to furnish military assistance in the form of equipment, materials, and services to such nations as are parties to the treaty and have hereto- fore requested such assistance. Any such assistance furnished under Agreements. this title shall be subject to agreements, further referred to in section 402, designed to assure that the assistance will be used to promote an Pot, . 717. integrated defense of the North Atlantic area and to facilitate the development of defense plans by the Council and the Defense Com- mittee under article 9 of the North Atlantic Treaty and to realize unified direction and effort; and after the agreement by the Govern- ment of the United States with defense plans as recommended by the Council and the Defense Committee, military assistance hereunder shall be furnished only in accordance therewith. SEC. 102. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the tAppropriation a President for the period through June 30, 1950, out of any moneys in thoed. d76. the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for carrying out the provi- sions and accomplishing the policies and purposes of this title, not to exceed $500,000,000, of which not to exceed $100,000,000 shall be imme- Restrictions. diately available upon appropriation, and not to exceed $400,000,000 shall become available when the President of the United States approves recommendations for an integrated defense of the North Atlantic area which may be made by the Council and the Defense Committee to be established under the North Atlantic Treaty. The recommendations which the President may approve shall be limited, so far as expenditures by the United States are concerned, entirely to the amount herein authorized to be appropriated and the amount authorized hereinafter as contract authority. SEC. 103. In addition to the amount authorized to be appropriated Contract authority. under section 102, the President shall have authority, within the limits of specific contract authority which may be hereafter granted to him in an appropriation Act, to enter into contracts for carrying out the provisions and accomplishing the policies and purposes of this title in amounts not exceeding in the aggregate $500,000,000 during the period ending June 30, 1950, and there are hereby authorized to be Appropriaton au- appropriated for expenditure after June 30, 1950, such sums as may t Postdp. 97 . be necessary to pay obligations incurred under such contract authori- zation. No contract authority which may be granted pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be exercised by the President until such time as he has approved recommendations for an integrated defense of the North Atlantic area which may be made by the Council and the Defense Committee to be established under the North Atlantic Treaty. SEC. 104. None of the funds made available for carrying out the pro- Restrictions on nse visions of this Act or the Act of May 22, 1947, as amended, shall be 61 Stat. 103. utilized (a) to construct or aid in the construction of any factory or nI,§§ 401-sY 0. 81 other manufacturing establishment outside of the United States or to provide equipment or machinery (other than machine tools) for any such factory or other manufacturing establishment, (b) to defray the cost of maintaining any such factory or other manufacturing establish- ment, (c) directly or indirectly to compensate any nation or any