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[70 Stat. 556]
[70 Stat. 556]


PUBLIC LAW 726-JULY 18, 1956

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62 Stat. 1681.

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g^,^ 4 rp-^j^ j ^ chapter 3, of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which relates to defense support, is further amended by substituting a semicolon for the period after "Asia" in subsection (c) ^f section 131 and inserting thereafter the following: "and for the fiscal year 1957 not to exceed— "(1) $71,200,000 for Europe (excluding Greece and T u r k e y); "(2) $170,000,000 for the Near East (including Greece and Turkey) and Africa; " (3) $882,000,000 for Asia; and "(4) $52,000,000 for Latin America. "Funds made available under paragraph (4) may be used to furnish assistance designed to sustain and increase military effort or political or economic stability, and may be used without regard to the requirej^gjj^g Qf sections 141 and 142 in the case of any nation which is a party to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance and which has adhered to the resolution of 1954 entitled 'Declaration of Solidarity for the Preservation of the Political Integrity of the American States against the Intervention of International Communism'. Of the funds made available under paragraph (4), the sum of $15,000,000 shall remain available until expended^ notwithstanding any other provision of this subsection, and in the utilization of such sum preference shall be given to (A) projects or programs that will clearly contribute to promoting health, education, and sanitation in the area as a whole or among a group or groups of countries of the area, (B) joint health, education, and sanitation assistance programs undertaken by members of the Organization of American States, and (C) such land resettlement programs as will contribute to the resettlement of foreign and native migrants in the area as a whole, or in any country of the area, for the purpose of advancing economic development and agricultural and industrial productivity: Provided, That assistance under this sentence shall emphasize loans rather than grants wherever possible, and not less than 75 per centum of the funds made available for assistance under this sentence shall be available only for furnishing assistance on terms of repayment in accordance with the provisions of section 505." SEC. 5. Title I, chapter 4, of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which contains general provisions relating to mutual defense assistance, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC. 143. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no assistance under this title or any other title of this Act, or under any provision of law repealed by section 542(a) of this Act, shall be furnished to Yugoslavia after the expiration of ninety days following the date of the enactment of this section, unless the President finds and so reports to the Congress, with his reasons therefor, (1) that there has been no change in the Yugoslavian policies on the basis of which assistance under this Act has been furnished to Yugoslavia in the past, and that Yugoslavia is independent of control by the Soviet Union, (2) that Yugoslavia is not participating in any policy or program for the Communist conquest of the world, and (3) that it is in the interest of the national security of the United States to continue the furnishing of assistance to Yugoslavia under this Act." SEC. 6. Title II of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which relates to development assistance, is amended by striking out sections 201 and 202 and substituting the following new section: "SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION.— (a) In addition to the funds heretofQpg appropriated pursuant to the provisions of sections 201 and 418 of this Act as in effect prior to the enactment of the Mutual Security Act of 1956, which funds shall remain available for their original purposes in accordance with the provisions of law originally applicable