Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009/Title XI

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Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
Title XI—Department of State

==TITLE XI—DEPARTMENT OF STATE==

Contents

ADMINISTRATION OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS[edit]

Diplomatic and Consular Programs [1][edit]

For an additional amount for ‘‘Diplomatic and Consular Programs’’, $997,890,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, of which $146,358,000 is for Worldwide Security Protection and shall remain available until expended:
Provided, That the Secretary of State may transfer up to $137,600,000 of the funds made available under this heading to any other appropriation of any department or agency of the United States, upon the concurrence of the head of such department or agency, to support operations in and assistance for Afghanistan and to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $10,000,000 for public diplomacy activities may be transferred to, and merged with, funds made available under the heading “International Broadcasting Operations” for broadcasting activities to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.

Office of Inspector General [1][edit]

For an additional amount for “Office of Inspector General”, $24,122,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, of which $7,000,000 shall be transferred to the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction for reconstruction oversight, and $7,200,000 shall be transferred to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction for reconstruction oversight:
Provided, That the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction may exercise the authorities of subsections (b) through (i) of section 3161 of title 5, United States Code (without regard to subsection (a) of such section) for funds made available for fiscal years 2009 and 2010:
Provided further, That the Inspector General of the United States Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, and the Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development shall coordinate and integrate the programming of funds made available under this heading in fiscal year 2009 for oversight of programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq:
Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations, within 30 days of completion, the annual comprehensive audit plan for the Middle East and South Asia developed by the Southwest Asia Joint Planning Group in accordance with section 842 of Public Law 110-181.

Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance[edit]

For an additional amount for “Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance”, $921,500,000, to remain available until expended, for worldwide security upgrades, acquisition, and construction as authorized, and shall be made available for secure diplomatic facilities and housing for United States mission staff in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and for mobile mail screening units.

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS[edit]

Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities[edit]

For an additional amount for “Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities”, $721,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010.

United States Agency for International Development [2][edit]

OPERATING EXPENSES
For an additional amount for “Operating Expenses”, $157,600,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010.
CAPITAL INVESTMENT FUND
For an additional amount for “Capital Investment Fund”, $48,500,000, to remain available until expended.
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
For an additional amount for “Office of Inspector General”, $3,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, for oversight of programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Bilateral Economic Assistance [2][edit]

Global Health and Child Survival
For an additional amount for “Global Health and Child Survival”, $150,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010:
Provided, That $50,000,000 shall be made available for pandemic preparedness and response:
Provided further, That $100,000,000 shall be made available, notwithstanding any other provision of law, except for the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-25), for a United States contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria:
Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, to include minimum funding requirements or funding directives, if the President determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the human-to-human transmission of the H1N1 virus is efficient and sustained, severe, and is spreading internationally, funds made available under the headings “Global Health and Child Survival”, “Development Assistance”, “Economic Support Fund”, and “Millennium Challenge Corporation” in prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be made available to combat the H1N1 virus:
Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the authority of the previous proviso shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations.

International Disaster Assistance[edit]

For an additional amount for “International Disaster Assistance”, $270,000,000, to remain available until expended.

Economic Support Fund [1][edit]

For an additional amount for “Economic Support Fund”, $2,973,601,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010:
Provided, That of the funds made available under this heading for assistance for the West Bank and Gaza, $2,000,000 shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds available under the heading “United States Agency for International Development, Funds Appropriated to the President, Office of Inspector General” to conduct oversight of programs in the West Bank and Gaza:
Provided further, That of the amounts made available for assistance for the West Bank and Gaza, not more than $200,000,000 may be made available for cash transfer assistance to the Palestinian Authority:
Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading for cash transfer assistance to the Palestinian Authority may be obligated for salaries of personnel of the Palestinian Authority located in Gaza:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $10,000,000 may be made available for humanitarian assistance in Burma for individuals and communities impacted by Cyclone Nargis, notwithstanding any other provision of law:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Afghanistan and Pakistan, assistance may be provided notwithstanding any provision of law that restricts assistance to foreign countries for cross border stabilization and development programs between Afghanistan and Pakistan or between either country and the Central Asian republics, and shall be administered by the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Department of State:
Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this title for democracy and civil society programs may be made available for the construction of facilities in the United States.

Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia[edit]

For an additional amount for “Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia”, $272,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, of which $242,000,000 shall be available for assistance for Georgia:
Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for assistance for other Eurasian countries to meet unanticipated requirements only if the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that to do so is in the national security interests of the United States:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $30,000,000 may be made available for assistance for the Kyrgyz Republic to provide a long-range air traffic control and safety system to support air operations in the Kyrgyz Republic, including at Manas International Airport, notwithstanding any other provision of law:
Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE[edit]

International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement[edit]

For an additional amount for “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, $487,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010:
Provided, That not less than $160,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Mexico to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, and rule of law activities:
Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the previous proviso shall be made available subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations, except that notifications shall be transmitted at least 5 days in advance of the obligation of any funds appropriated under this heading:
Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this title may be made available for the cost of fuel for aircraft provided to Mexico, or for operations and maintenance of aircraft purchased by the Government of Mexico:
Provided further, That in order to enhance border security and cooperation in law enforcement efforts between Mexico and the United States, funds appropriated in this title that are available for assistance for Mexico may be made available for the procurement of law enforcement communications equipment only if such equipment utilizes open standards and is compatible with, and capable of operating with, radio communications systems and related equipment utilized by Federal law enforcement agencies in the United States to enhance border security and cooperation in law enforcement efforts between Mexico and the United States.

Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs[edit]

For an additional amount for “Nonproliferation, Anti-Terrorism, Demining and Related Programs”, $102,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, of which up to $77,000,000 may be made available for the Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to promote bilateral and multilateral activities relating to nonproliferation, disarmament and weapons destruction, and shall remain available until expended:
Provided, That funds made available for the Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations:
Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall work assiduously to facilitate the regular flow of people and licit goods in and out of Gaza at established border crossings.

Migration and Refugee Assistance[edit]

For an additional amount for “Migration and Refugee Assistance”, $390,000,000, to remain available until expended.

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE [2][edit]

Peacekeeping Operations[edit]

For an additional amount for “Peacekeeping Operations”, $185,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010:
Provided, That up to $168,000,000 may be made available for assistance for Somalia, of which up to $115,900,000 may be used to pay assessed expenses of international peacekeeping activities in Somalia:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $15,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and $2,000,000 shall be made available for the Multinational Force and Observer mission in the Sinai.

International Military Education and Training[edit]

For an additional amount for “International Military Education and Training”, $2,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010, for assistance for Iraq.

Foreign Military Financing Program[edit]

For an additional amount for “Foreign Military Financing Program”, $1,294,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010:
Provided, That not less than $260,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for the Mexican Navy and shall be available notwithstanding section 7045(e) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (Division H of Public Law 111-8):
Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the previous proviso shall be available notwithstanding section 36(b) of the Arms Export Control Act:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $150,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Jordan:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $555,000,000, shall be available for grants only for Israel and shall be disbursed not later than October 30, 2009:
Provided further, That to the extent that the Government of Israel requests that funds be used for such purposes, grants made available for Israel by this paragraph shall, as agreed by the United States and Israel, be available for advanced weapons systems, of which $145,965,000 shall be available for the procurement in Israel of defense articles and defense services, including research and development:
Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $260,000,000 shall be made available for grants only for Egypt, including for border security programs and activities in the Sinai:
Provided further, That funds appropriated pursuant to the previous proviso estimated to be outlayed for Egypt shall be transferred to an interest bearing account for Egypt in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York not later than October 30, 2009:
Provided further, That up to $69,000,000 may be made available for assistance for Lebanon.

Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund [1][edit]

There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a special account to be known as the “Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund”. For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 8 of part I and chapters 2, 5, 6, and 8 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act for counterinsurgency activities in Pakistan, $700,000,000, which shall become available on September 30, 2009, and remain available until September 30, 2011:
Provided, That such funds shall be available to the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purpose of providing assistance for Pakistan to build and maintain the counterinsurgency capability of Pakistani security forces (including the Frontier Corps), to include program management and the provision of equipment, supplies, services, training, and facility and infrastructure repair, renovation, and construction:
Provided further, That such funds may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the Department of Defense or other Federal departments or agencies to support counterinsurgency operations and may be merged with and be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriation or fund to which transferred, or may be transferred pursuant to the authorities contained in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961:
Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall, not fewer than 15 days prior to making transfers from this appropriation, notify the Committees on Appropriations, and the congressional defense and foreign affairs committees, in writing of the details of any such transfer:
Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall submit not later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal quarter to the Committees on Appropriations a report summarizing, on a project-by-project basis, the transfer of funds from this appropriation:
Provided further, That upon determination by the Secretary of Defense or head of other Federal department or agency, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, that all or part of the funds so transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes herein, such amounts may be transferred by the head of the relevant Federal department or agency back to this appropriation and shall be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as originally appropriated:
Provided further, That any required notification or report may be submitted in classified or unclassified form.

GENERAL PROVISIONS—THIS TITLE[edit]

SEC. 1101. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITIES.[edit]

Funds appropriated in this title may be obligated and expended notwithstanding section 10 of Public Law 91-672, 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. 1102. AFGHANISTAN.[edit]

(a) IN GENERAL.—
Funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund” that are available for assistance for Afghanistan shall be made available, to the maximum extent practicable, in a manner that utilizes Afghan entities and emphasizes the participation of Afghan women and directly improves the security, economic and social well-being, and political status, of Afghan women and girls.
(b) ASSISTANCE FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS.—
(1) Funds appropriated in this title for assistance for Afghanistan shall comply with sections 7062 and 7063 of Public Law 111-8, and shall be made available to support programs that increase participation by women in the political process, including at the national, provincial, and sub-provincial levels, and in efforts to improve security in Afghanistan.
(2) Of the funds appropriated for assistance for Afghanistan in fiscal year 2009 under the headings “Economic Support Fund” and “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”, not less than $150,000,000 shall be made available to support programs that directly address the needs of Afghan women and girls, including for the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and for women-led nongovernmental organizations.
(c) PROCUREMENT OF AFGHAN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—
Funds made available for assistance for Afghanistan in this title and in prior acts appropriating funds for Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, may be used to conduct procurements and to award assistance instruments in which—
(A) competition is limited to products, services, or sources that are from Afghanistan;
(B) procedures other than competitive procedures are used to award a contract or assistance instrument to a particular source or sources from Afghanistan; or
(C) a preference is provided for products, services, or sources that are from Afghanistan.
(2) Products, Services, and Sources From Afghanistan.—
For the purposes of this section:
(A) A product is from Afghanistan if it is mined, produced, or manufactured in Afghanistan.
(B) A service is from Afghanistan if it is performed in Afghanistan by citizens or permanent resident aliens of Afghanistan.
(C) A source is from Afghanistan if it—
(i) is located in Afghanistan; and
(ii) offers products or services that are from Afghanistan.
(3) Reporting and Consulting Requirement.—Not less than 180 days after enactment of this Act the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations on efforts undertaken by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to utilize this authority in order to enhance participation by Afghan entities in development activities in Afghanistan:
Provided, That the Secretary of State and the Administrator of USAID shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations regarding the exercise of the authority of this subsection and prior to submitting the report required by this paragraph:
Provided further, That the exercise of such authority in excess of $15,000,000 for any single contract or assistance instrument is subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.
(d) ANTICORRUPTION.—
Ten percent of the funds appropriated under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” that are available for assistance for the Government of Afghanistan shall be withheld from obligation until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Afghanistan is implementing a policy to promptly remove from office any government official who is credibly alleged to have engaged in narcotics trafficking, gross violations of human rights, or other major crimes.
(e) ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY.—
Not more than $20,000,000 of the funds appropriated in this title should be made available to pay for the acquisition of property for diplomatic facilities in Afghanistan.
(f) UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.—
Funds appropriated in this title may be made available for programs and activities of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Afghanistan if the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that UNDP is fully cooperating with efforts of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to investigate expenditures by UNDP of USAID funds associated with the Quick Impact Program in Afghanistan.
(g) NATIONAL SOLIDARITY PROGRAM.—
Of the funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund” that are available for assistance for Afghanistan, not less than $70,000,000 shall be made available for the National Solidarity Program.
(h) AIRWINGS.—
The uses and oversight of aircraft purchased or leased by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development by funds appropriated by this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations and related programs shall be coordinated under the authority of the United States Chief of Mission in Afghanistan:
Provided, That such aircraft may be used to transport Federal and non-Federal personnel supporting the Department of State and United States Agency for International Development programs and activities:
Provided further, That official travel for other agencies for other purposes may be supported on a reimbursable basis, or without reimbursement when traveling on a space available basis.

SEC. 1103. ALLOCATIONS.[edit]

(a) Funds appropriated in this title for the following accounts shall be made available for programs and countries in the amounts contained in the respective tables included in the joint statement accompanying this Act:
(1) “Diplomatic and Consular Programs” .
(2) “Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance”.
(3) “Economic Support Fund”.
(4) “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement”.
(b) For the purposes of implementing this section, and only with respect to the tables included in the joint statement accompanying this Act, the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, as appropriate, may propose deviations to the amounts referenced in subsection (a), subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations and section 634A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

SEC. 1104. SPENDING PLAN AND NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES.[edit]

(a) SPENDING PLAN.—
Not later than 45 days after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report detailing planned expenditures for funds appropriated in this title, except for funds appropriated under the headings “International Disaster Assistance” and “Migration and Refugee Assistance”.
(b) NOTIFICATION.—
Funds made available in this title shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations and section 634A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

SEC. 1105. GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS.[edit]

(a) IN GENERAL.—
Of the funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not more than $255,601,000 may be made available for assistance for vulnerable populations in developing countries severely affected by the global financial crisis that—
(1) have a 2007 per capita Gross National Income of $3,705 or less;
(2) have seen a contraction in predicted growth rates of 2 percent or more since 2007; and
(3) demonstrate consistent improvement on the democracy and governance indicators as measured by the Millennium Challenge Corporation 2009 Country Scorebook.
(b) TRANSFER AUTHORITIES.—
Of the funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund” for developing countries impacted by the global financial crisis—
(1) up to $29,000,000 may be transferred and merged with “Development Credit Authority”, for the cost of direct loans and loan guarantees notwithstanding the dollar limitations in such account on transfers to the account and the principal amount of loans made or guaranteed with respect to any single country or borrower:
Provided, That such transferred funds may be available to subsidize total loan principal, any portion of which is to be guaranteed, of up to $2,000,000,000:
Provided further, That the authority provided by the previous proviso is in addition to authority provided under the heading “Development Credit Authority” in Public Law 111-8:
Provided further, That up to $1,500,000 may be for administrative expenses to carry out credit programs administered by the United States Agency for International Development; and
(2) up to $20,000,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, “Overseas Private Investment Corporation Program Account”:
Provided, That the authority provided in this paragraph is in addition to authority provided in section 7081 in Public Law 111-8.
(c) REPROGRAMING AUTHORITY.—
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated under the heading “Millennium Challenge Corporation” (MCC) in prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be made available for programs and activities to assist vulnerable populations severely affected by the global financial crisis in a country that has signed a compact with the MCC or has been designated by the MCC as a threshold country:
Provided, That such a modification of a compact or threshold program by the MCC should be made, if practicable, prior to making available additional assistance for such purposes:
Provided further, That the MCC shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations prior to exercising the authority of this subsection.
(d) REPORT.—
The Secretary of State, in consultation with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), shall submit a spending plan not later than 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act to the Committees on Appropriations, and prior to the initial obligation of funds appropriated for countries impacted by the global economic crisis, detailing the use of all funds on a country-by-country, and project-by-project basis:
Provided, That for each project, the report shall include (1) the projected long-term economic impact of providing such funds; (2) the name of the entity or implementing organization to which funds are being provided; (3) whether funds will be provided as a direct cash transfer to a local or national government entity; and (4) an assessment of whether USAID has reviewed its existing programs in such country to determine reprogramming opportunities to increase assistance for vulnerable populations:
Provided further, That funds transferred to the Development Credit Authority and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation are subject to the reporting requirements in section 1104.

SEC. 1106. IRAQ.[edit]

(a) IN GENERAL.—
Funds appropriated in this title that are available for assistance for Iraq shall be made available, to the maximum extent practicable, in a manner that utilizes Iraqi entities.
(b) MATCHING REQUIREMENT.—
Funds appropriated in this title for assistance for Iraq shall be made available in accordance with the Department of State's April 9, 2009, “Guidelines for Government of Iraq Financial Participation in United States Government-Funded Civilian Foreign Assistance Programs and Projects”.
(c) OTHER ASSISTANCE.—
Of the funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund”, not less than $15,000,000 shall be made available for targeted development programs and activities in areas of conflict in Iraq, and the responsibility for policy decisions and justifications for the use of such funds shall be the responsibility of the United States Chief of Mission in Iraq.

SEC. 1107. PROHIBITION ON ASSISTANCE TO HAMAS.[edit]

(a) None of the funds appropriated in this title may be made available for assistance to Hamas, or any entity effectively controlled by Hamas or any power-sharing government of which Hamas is a member.
(b) Notwithstanding the limitation of subsection (a), assistance may be provided to a power-sharing government only if the President certifies in writing and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that such government, including all of its ministers or such equivalent, has publicly accepted and is complying with the principles contained in section 620K(b)(1)(A) and (B) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
(c) The President may exercise the authority in section 620K(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act as added by the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-446) with respect to this section.
(d) Whenever the certification pursuant to subsection (b) is exercised, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations within 120 days of the certification and every quarter thereafter on whether such government, including all of its ministers or such equivalent, are continuing to comply with the principles contained in section 620K(b)(1)(A) and (B) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. The report shall also detail the amount, purposes and delivery mechanisms for any assistance provided pursuant to the abovementioned certification and a full accounting of any direct support of such government.

SEC. 1108. TERMS AND CONDITIONS.[edit]

Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this title shall be available under the authorities and conditions provided in the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111-8), except that sections 7070(e), with respect to funds made available for macroeconomic growth assistance for Zimbabwe, and 7042(a) and (c) of such Act shall not apply to funds made available in this title.

SEC. 1109. MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANK REPLENISHMENTS.[edit]

(a) INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.—
The International Development Association Act (22 U.S.C. 284 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
“SEC. 24. FIFTEENTH REPLENISHMENT.
“(a) The United States Governor of the International Development Association is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $3,705,000,000 to the fifteenth replenishment of the resources of the Association, subject to obtaining the necessary appropriations.
“(b) In order to pay for the United States contribution provided for in subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, $3,705,000,000 for payment by the Secretary of the Treasury.
“SEC. 25. MULTILATERAL DEBT RELIEF.
“(a) The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to contribute, on behalf of the United States, not more than $356,000,000 to the International Development Association for the purpose of funding debt relief under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative in the period governed by the fifteenth replenishment of resources of the International Development Association, subject to obtaining the necessary appropriations and without prejudice to any funding arrangements in existence on the date of the enactment of this section.
“(b) In order to pay for the United States contribution provided for in subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, not more than $356,000,000 for payment by the Secretary of the Treasury.
“(c) In this section, the term ‘Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative' means the proposal set out in the G8 Finance Ministers' Communique entitled ‘Conclusions on Development,' done at London, June 11, 2005, and reaffirmed by G8 Heads of State at the Gleneagles Summit on July 8, 2005.”.
(b) AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND.—
The African Development Fund Act (22 U.S.C. 290 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
“SEC. 219. ELEVENTH REPLENISHMENT.
“(a) The United States Governor of the African Development Fund is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $468,165,000 to the eleventh replenishment of the resources of the Fund, subject to obtaining the necessary appropriations.
“(b) In order to pay for the United States contribution provided for in subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, $468,165,000 for payment by the Secretary of the Treasury.
“SEC. 220. MULTILATERAL DEBT RELIEF INITIATIVE.
“(a) The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to contribute, on behalf of the United States, not more than $26,000,000 to the African Development Fund for the purpose of funding debt relief under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative in the period governed by the eleventh replenishment of resources of the African Development Fund, subject to obtaining the necessary appropriations and without prejudice to any funding arrangements in existence on the date of the enactment of this section.
“(b) In order to pay for the United States contribution provided for in subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, not more than $26,000,000 for payment by the Secretary of the Treasury.”.

SEC. 1110. PROMOTION OF POLICY GOALS AT THE WORLD BANK GROUP.[edit]

Title XVI of the International Financial Institutions Act (22 U.S.C. 262p et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
“SEC. 1626. REFORM OF THE `DOING BUSINESS' REPORT OF THE WORLD BANK.
“(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors at the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, and the International Finance Corporation of the following United States policy goals, and to use the voice and vote of the United States to actively promote and work to achieve these goals:
“(1) Suspension of the use of the ‘Employing Workers' Indicator for the purpose of ranking or scoring country performance in the annual Doing Business Report of the World Bank until a set of indicators can be devised that fairly represent the value of internationally recognized workers' rights, including core labor standards, in creating a stable and favorable environment for attracting private investment. The indicators shall bring to bear the experiences of the member governments in dealing with the economic, social and political complexity of labor market issues. The indicators should be developed through collaborative discussions with and between the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the International Labor Organization, private companies, and labor unions.
“(2) Elimination of the ‘Labor Tax and Social Contributions' Subindicator from the annual Doing Business Report of the World Bank.
“(3) Removal of the ‘Employing Workers' Indicator as a ‘guidepost' for calculating the annual Country Policy and Institutional Assessment score for each recipient country.
“(b) Within 60 days after the date of the enactment of this section, the Secretary of the Treasury shall provide an instruction to the United States Executive Directors referred to in subsection (a) to take appropriate actions with respect to implementing the policy goals of the United States set forth in subsection (a), and such instruction shall be posted on the website of the Department of the Treasury.
“SEC. 1627. ENHANCING THE TRANSPARENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INSPECTION PANEL PROCESS OF THE WORLD BANK.
“(a) Enhancing transparency in implementation of management action plans.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors at the World Bank to seek to ensure that World Bank Procedure 17.55, which establishes the operating procedures of Management with regard to the Inspection Panel, provides that Management prepare and make available to the public semiannual progress reports describing implementation of Action Plans considered by the Board; allow and receive comments from Requesters and other Affected Parties for two months after the date of disclosure of the progress reports; post these comments on World Bank and Inspection Panel websites (after receiving permission from the requestors to post with or without attribution); submit the reports to the Board with any comments received; and make public the substance of any actions taken by the Board after Board consideration of the reports.
“(b) Safeguarding the independence and effectiveness of the inspection panel.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors at the World Bank to continue to promote the independence and effectiveness of the Inspection Panel, including by seeking to ensure the availability of, and access by claimants to, the Inspection Panel for projects supported by World Bank resources.
“(c) Evaluation of Country Systems.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors at the World Bank to request an evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group on the use of country environmental and social safeguard systems to determine the degree to which, in practice, the use of such systems provides the same level of protection at the project level as do the policies and procedures of the World Bank.
“(d) World bank defined.—In this section, the term ‘World Bank’ means the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Development Association.”.

SEC. 1111. CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND GREENHOUSE GAS ACCOUNTING.[edit]

Title XIII of the International Financial Institutions Act (22 U.S.C. 262m et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
“SEC. 1308. CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND GREENHOUSE GAS ACCOUNTING.
“(a) Use of greenhouse gas accounting.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall seek to ensure that multilateral development banks (as defined in section 1701(c)(4) of this Act) adopt and implement greenhouse gas accounting in analyzing the benefits and costs of individual projects (excluding those with de minimus greenhouse gas emissions) for which funding is sought from the bank.
“(b) Expansion of climate change mitigation activities.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall work to ensure that the multilateral development banks (as defined in section 1701(c)(4)) expand their activities supporting climate change mitigation by—
“(1) significantly expanding support for investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, including zero carbon technologies;
“(2) reviewing all proposed infrastructure investments to ensure that all opportunities for integrating energy efficiency measures have been considered;
“(3) increasing the dialogue with the governments of developing countries regarding—
“(A) analysis and policy measures needed for low carbon emission economic development; and
“(B) reforms needed to promote private sector investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, including zero carbon technologies; and
“(4) integrate low carbon emission economic development objectives into multilateral development bank country strategies.
“(c) Report to congress.—Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this section, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report on the status of efforts to implement this section to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.”.

SEC. 1112. MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANK REFORM.[edit]

(a) BUDGET DISCLOSURE.—
The Secretary of the Treasury shall seek to ensure that the multilateral development banks make timely, public disclosure of their operating budgets including expenses for staff, consultants, travel and facilities.
(b) EVALUATION.—
The Secretary of the Treasury shall seek to ensure that multilateral development banks rigorously evaluate the development impact of selected bank projects, programs, and financing operations, and emphasize use of random assignment in conducting such evaluations, where appropriate and to the extent feasible.
(c) EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES.—
The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors at the multilateral development banks to promote the endorsement of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) by these institutions and the integration of the principles of the EITI into extractive industry-related projects that are funded by the multilateral development banks.
(d) REPORT.—
Not later than September 30, 2009, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report to the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, and the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives, detailing actions taken by the multilateral development banks to achieve the objectives of this section.
(e) COORDINATION OF DEVELOPMENT POLICY.—
The Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with the Secretary of State, the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, and other Federal agencies, as appropriate, in the formulation and implementation of United States policy relating to the development activities of the World Bank Group.

SEC. 1113. OVERSEAS COMPARABILITY PAY ADJUSTMENT.[edit]

(a) Subject to such regulations prescribed by the Secretary of State, including with respect to phase-in schedule and treatment as basic pay, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated for this fiscal year in this or any other Act may be used to pay an eligible member of the Foreign Service as defined in subsection (b) of this section a locality-based comparability payment (stated as a percentage) up to the amount of the locality-based comparability payment (stated as a percentage) that would be payable to such member under section 5304 of title 5, United States Code if such member's official duty station were in the District of Columbia.
(b) A member of the Service shall be eligible for a payment under this section only if the member is designated class 1 or below for purposes of section 403 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3963) and the member's official duty station is not in the continental United States or in a non-foreign area, as defined in section 591.205 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations.
(c) The amount of any locality-based comparability payment that is paid to a member of the Foreign Service under this section shall be subject to any limitations on pay applicable to locality-based comparability payments under section 5304 of title 5, United States Code.

SEC. 1114. REFUGEE PROGRAMS AND OVERSIGHT. [1][edit]

(a) FUNDING.—
Of the funds appropriated in this title under the heading “Migration and Refugee Assistance”, up to $119,000,000 may be made available to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for activities in the West Bank and Gaza.
(b) OVERSIGHT.—
Of the funds made available in this title under the heading “Economic Support Fund” for assistance for the West Bank and Gaza, $1,000,000 shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds available under the heading “Administration of Foreign Affairs, Office of Inspector General” for oversight of programs in the West Bank, Gaza and surrounding region.

SEC. 1115. TECHNICAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS. [1][edit]

(a) MODIFICATION.—
Title III of division H of Public Law 111-8 is amended under the heading “Economic Support Fund” in the second proviso by striking “up to $20,000,000” and inserting “not less than $20,000,000”.
(b) NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENT.—
Funds appropriated by this Act that are transferred to the Department of State or the United States Agency for International Development from any other Federal department or agency shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, notwithstanding any other provision of law.
(c) REEMPLOYMENT OF ANNUITANTS.—
(1) Section 824 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4064) is amended in subsection (g)(1) by inserting “, Pakistan,” after “Iraq” each place it appears; and, in subsection (g)(2) by striking “2009” and inserting instead “2010”.
(2) Section 61 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2733) is amended in subsection (a)(1) by adding “, Pakistan,” after “Iraq” each place it appears; and, in subsection (a)(2) by striking “2008” and inserting instead “2010”.
(3) Section 625 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2385) is amended in subsection (j)(1)(A) by adding “, Pakistan,” after “Iraq” each place it appears; and, in subsection (j)(1)(B) by striking “2008” and inserting instead “2010”.
(d) INCENTIVES FOR CRITICAL POSTS.—
Notwithstanding sections 5753(a)(2)(A) and 5754(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, appropriations made available by this or any other Act may be used to pay recruitment, relocation, and retention bonuses under chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code to members of the Foreign Service, other than chiefs of mission and ambassadors at large, who are on official duty in Iraq, Afghanistan, or Pakistan. This authority shall terminate on October 1, 2010.
(e) Of the funds appropriated under the heading “Foreign Military Financing Program” in Public Law 110-161 that are available for assistance for Colombia, $500,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under the heading “International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement” to provide medical and rehabilitation assistance for members of Colombian security forces who have suffered severe injuries.

SEC. 1116. AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN COMMITMENT AND CAPABILITIES REPORT.[edit]

(a) REPORTING REQUIREMENT.—
Not later than the date of submission of the fiscal year 2011 budget request, the President shall submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees, in classified form if necessary, assessing the extent to which the Afghan and Pakistani governments are demonstrating the necessary commitment, capability, conduct and unity of purpose to warrant the continuation of the President's policy announced on March 27, 2009, to include:
(1) the level of political consensus and unity of purpose across ethnic, tribal, religious and political party affiliations to confront the political and security challenges facing the region;
(2) the level of government corruption that undermines such political consensus and unity of purpose, and actions taken to eliminate it;
(3) the actions taken by respective security forces and appropriate government entities in developing a counterinsurgency capability, conducting counterinsurgency operations and establishing security and governance on the ground;
(4) the actions taken by respective intelligence agencies in cooperating with the United States on counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations and in terminating policies and programs, and removing personnel, that provide material support to extremist networks that target United States troops or undermine United States objectives in the region;
(5) the ability of the Afghan and Pakistani governments to effectively control and govern the territory within their respective borders; and
(6) the ways in which United States Government assistance contributed, or failed to contribute, to achieving the actions outlined above.
(b) POLICY ASSESSMENT.—
The President, on the basis of information gathered and coordinated by the National Security Council, shall advise the appropriate congressional committees on how such assessment requires, or does not require, changes to such policy.
(c) DEFINITION.—
For purposes of this section, “appropriate congressional committees” means the Committees on Appropriations, Foreign Relations and Armed Services of the Senate, and the Committees on Appropriations, Foreign Affairs and Armed Services of the House of Representatives.

SEC. 1117. UNITED STATES POLICY REPORT ON AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN.[edit]

(a) STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES.—
Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a clear statement of the objectives of United States policy with respect to Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the metrics to be utilized to assess progress toward achieving such objectives.
(b) REPROTING REQUIREMENTt.—
Not later than March 30, 2010 and every 180 days thereafter until September 30, 2011, the President, in consultation with Coalition partners as appropriate, shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report, in classified form if necessary, setting forth the following:
(1) a description and assessment of the progress of United States Government efforts, including those of the Department of Defense, the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, and the Department of Justice, in achieving the objectives for Afghanistan and Pakistan in subsection (a);
(2) any modification of the metrics in subsection (a) in light of circumstances in Afghanistan or Pakistan, together with a justification for such modification; and
(3) recommendations for the additional resources or authorities, if any, required to achieve such objectives for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
(c) CLASSIFICATION.—
Any report submitted in classified form shall include an unclassified annex or summary of the matters contained in the report.
(d) DEFINITION.—
For purposes of this section, “appropriate congressional committees” means—
(1) the Committees on Armed Services, Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Judiciary, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
(2) the Committees on Armed Services, Appropriations, Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, and the Judiciary, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 (Including Transfer of Funds}
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Funds Appropriated to the President