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NOES—32

“(ii) Amounts available under this sub-
Archer
Goode
Porter

paragraph for any fiscal year shall not ex-
Barr
Hefley
Riley

ceed $20,000,000.”.
Burton
Herger
Sanford

(b) INTERACTION WITH ANY CAP.-Sub-
Campbell
Hostettler
Schaffer

section (a) shall be implemented so that any
Chabot
Hunter
Shadegg

increase in funding provided thereby shall Chenoweth-Hage Kingston

Souder

operate notwithstanding any dollar limita-
Coble
Largent

Stearns
Collins

tion on the availability of the Crime Victims
Lewis (KY) Stump
Deal
Linder
Tancredo

Fund established under the Victims of Crime
Doolittle
Manzullo
Watts (OK)

Act of 1984.
Everett
Paul

The bill, as amended, was ordered to
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be engrossed and read a third time, was Blumenauer Jefferson

McKinney

read a third time by title.
Ganske
Jones (NC)
Meeks (NY)

The question being put, viva voce,
Goodling
LaHood
Scarborough

Will the House pass said bill?
Hutchinson Mascara

Taylor (NC)

The SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr. So the amendment to the amendment

THORNBERRY, announced that the in the nature of a substitute, as amend

yeas had it. ed, was agreed to.

Ms. PRYCE of Ohio demanded a reThe SPEAKER pro tempore, Mr.

corded vote on passage of said bill, THORNBERRY, assumed the Chair.

which demand was supported by oneWhen Mr. HANSEN, Chairman, pur

fifth of a quorum, so a recorded vote suant to House Resolution 321, reported

was ordered. the bill back to the House with an

The vote was taken by electronic deamendment adopted by the Committee.

vice. The previous question having been

It was decided in the Yeas

.... 425 ordered by said resolution.

affirmative .....

Nays

2 The following amendment, reported from the Committee of the whole (108.28

[Roll No. 479] House on the state of the Union, was

AYES—425 agreed to:

Abercrombie Chambliss

Fossella Strike out all after the enacting clause and Ackerman

Clay

Fowler insert:

Aderholt
Clayton

Frank (MA)
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

Allen
Clement

Franks (NJ)
Andrews
Clyburn

Frelinghuysen
This Act may be cited as the “Child Abuse

Archer

Coble
Prevention and Enforcement Act”.

Frost
Armey
Coburn

Gallegly
SEC. 2. GRANT PROGRAM.

Bachus
Collins

Ganske
Section 102(b) of the Crime Identification

Baird
Combest

Gejdenson
Technology Act of 1998 (42 U.S.C. 14601(b)) is

Baker
Condit

Gekas
Baldacci

Conyers
amended by striking “and” at the end of

Gephardt
Baldwin
Cook

Gibbons paragraph (15), by striking the period at the

Ballenger
Cooksey

Gilchrest end of paragraph (16) and inserting "; and",

Barcia
Costello

Gillmor and by adding after paragraph (16) the fol Barr

Cox

Gilman lowing:

Barrett (NE) Coyne

Gonzalez “(17) the capability of the criminal justice

Barrett (WI) Cramer

Goode
Bartlett

Crane
system to deliver timely, accurate, and com-

Goodlatte Barton

Crowley plete criminal history record information to

Goodling Bass

Cubin
child welfare agencies, organizations, and

Gordon
Bateman
Cummings

Goss
programs that are engaged in the assessment

Becerra
Cunningham

Graham of risk and other activities related to the Bentsen

Danner

Granger protection of children, including protection Bereuter

Davis (FL)

Green (TX) against child sexual abuse, and placement of

Berkley
Davis (IL)

Green (WI)
Berman

Davis (VA) children in foster care.”.

Greenwood
Berry

Deal
SEC. 3. USE OF FUNDS UNDER BYRNE GRANT

Gutierrez
Biggert

DeFazio
PROGRAM FOR CHILD PROTECTION.

Gutknecht
Bilbray

DeGette
Section 501(b) of title I of the Omnibus

Hall (OH)
Bilirakis
Delahunt

Hall (TX)
Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 Bishop

DeLauro

Hansen (42 U.S.C. 3751) is amended

Blagojevich DeLay

Hastert (1) by striking "and" at the end of para

Bliley

DeMint
Blunt
Deutsch

Hastings (FL) graph (25);

Boehlert
Diaz-Balart

Hastings (WA) (2) by striking the period at the end of

Boehner
Dickey

Hayes paragraph (26) and adding "; and”; and

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Dicks

Hayworth (3) by adding at the end the following:

Bonior
Dingell

Hefley

Bono “(27) enforcing child abuse and neglect

Herger Dixon

Borski laws, including laws protecting against child

Hill (IN) Doggett

Boswell
sexual abuse, and promoting programs de-

Hill (MT)
Dooley
Boucher
Doolittle

Hilleary signed to prevent child abuse and neglect.”.

Boyd
Doyle

Hilliard
SEC. 4. CONDITIONAL ADJUSTMENT IN SET ASIDE

Brady (PA) Dreier

Hinchey FOR CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS UNDER

Brady (TX) Duncan

Hinojosa THE VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT OF 1984.

Brown (FL) Dunn

Hobson (a) IN GENERAL.-Section 1402(d)(2) of the Brown (OH) Edwards

Hoeffel Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. Bryant

Ehlers

Hoekstra

Burr
10601(d)(2)) is amended-

Holden
Ehrlich
Burton
Emerson

Holt
(1) by striking “(2) the next $10,000,000” and

Buyer
Engel

Hooley inserting "(2)(A) Except as provided in sub

Callahan
English

Horn
paragraph (B), the next $10,000,000”; and

Calvert
Eshoo

Hostettler (2) by adding at the end the following:

Camp
Etheridge

Houghton “(B)(i) For any fiscal year for which the Campbell

Evans

Hoyer amount deposited in the Fund is greater Canady

Everett

Hulshof than the amount deposited in the Fund for

Cannon
Ewing

Hunter
Capps
Farr

Hutchinson fiscal year 1998, the $10,000,000 referred to in

Capuano
Fattah

Hyde subparagraph (A) plus an amount equal to 50

Cardin
Filner

Inslee percent of the increase in the amount from

Carson
Foley

Isakson fiscal year 1998 shall be available for grants Castle

Forbes

Istook under section 1404A.

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Ford

Jackson (IL)

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John
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Wynn
Young (AK)
Young (FL)

(108.29 FOREIGN OPERATIONS

APPROPRIATIONS Mr. CALLAHAN, pursuant to House Resolution 307 called up the following conference report (Rept. No. 106–339):

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 2606) “making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes”, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same with an amendment, as follows:

In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said amendment, insert: That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes, namely: TITLE I-EXPORT AND INVESTMENT

ASSISTANCE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to such corporation, and in accordance with law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations, as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as may be necessary in carrying out the program for the current fiscal year for such corporation: Provided, That none of the funds available during the current fiscal year may be used to make expenditures, contracts, or commitments for the export of nuclear equipment, fuel, or technology to any country other than a nuclear-weapon state as defined in Article IX of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons eligible to receive economic or military assistance under this Act that has detonated a nuclear explosive after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SUBSIDY APPROPRIATION For the cost of direct loans, loan guarantees, insurance, and tied-aid grants as authorized by section 10 of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended, $759,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That such sums shall remain available until September 30, 2018 for the disbursement of direct loans, loan guarantees, insurance and tied-aid grants obligated in fiscal years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act or any prior Act appropriating funds for foreign operations, export financing, or related programs for tied-aid credits or grants may be used for any other purpose except through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further. That funds appropriated by this paragraph are made available notwithstanding section 2(b)(2) of the Export Import Bank Act of 1945, in connection with the purchase or lease of any product by any East European country, any Baltic State or any agency or national thereof: Provided further, That in section 3(C)(6) of the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (12 U.S.C. 635a(c)(6)) strike October 1, 1999and insert March 1, 2000: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be obligated for any direct loan, loan guarantee, or insurance agreement in excess of $10,000,000 unless the Committees on Appropriations and Committees on Banking are advised in writing 20 days prior to each such proposed obligation, which

shall be treated by the Committees as a reprogramming notification: Provided further, That the previous proviso shall be effective for such obligations until March 1, 2000.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES For administrative expenses to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan and insurance programs (to be computed on an accrual basis), including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $25,000 for official reception and representation expenses for members of the Board of Directors, $55,000,000: Provided, That necessary expenses (including special services performed on a contract or fee basis, but not including other personal services) in connection with the collection of moneys owed the ExportImport Bank, repossession or sale of pledged collateral or other assets acquired by the ExportImport Bank in satisfaction of moneys owed the Export-Import Bank, or the investigation or appraisal of any property, or the evaluation of the legal or technical aspects of any transaction for which an application for a loan, guarantee or insurance commitment has been made, shall be considered nonadministrative expenses for the purposes of this heading: Provided further, That, notwithstanding subsection (b) of section 117 of the Export Enhancement Act of 1992, subsection (a) thereof shall remain in effect until October 1, 2000. OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

NONCREDIT ACCOUNT The Overseas Private Investment Corporation is authorized to make, without regard to fiscal year limitations, as provided by 31 U.S.C. 9104, such expenditures and commitments within the limits of funds available to it and in accordance with law as may be necessary: Provided, That the amount available for administrative expenses to carry out the credit and insurance programs (including an amount for official reception and representation expenses which shall not exceed $35,000) shall not exceed $35,000,000: Provided further, That project-specific transaction costs, including direct and indirect costs incurred in claims settlements, and other direct costs associated with services provided to specific investors or potential investors pursuant to section 234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall not be considered administrative expenses for the purposes of this heading.

PROGRAM ACCOUNT For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, $24,000,000, as authorized by section 234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to be derived by transfer from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation noncredit account: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That such sums shall be available for direct loan obligations and loan guaranty commitments incurred or made during fiscal years 2000 and 2001: Provided further, That such sums shall remain available through fiscal year 2008 for the disbursement of direct and guaranteed loans obligated in fiscal year 2000, and through fiscal year 2009 for the disbursement of direct and guaranteed loans obligated in fiscal year 2001: Provided further, That in addition, such sums as may be necessary for administrative expenses to carry out the credit program may be derived from amounts available for administrative expenses to carry out the credit and insurance programs in the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Noncredit Account and merged with said account: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading or in prior appropriations Acts that are available for the cost of financing under section 234 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall be available for purposes of section 234(g) of such Act, to remain available until expended. FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 661 of the Foreign Assistance

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Act of 1961, $44,000,000, to remain available until agents in the project shall not implement or be $500,000 should be made available for support of
September 30, 2001: Provided, That the Trade subject to quotas, or other numerical targets, of the United States Telecommunications Training
and Development Agency may receive reim total number of births, number of family plan Institute: Provided further, That, of the funds
bursements from corporations and other entities ning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular appropriated by this Act for the Microenterprise
for the costs of grants for feasibility studies and method of family planning (this provision shall Initiative (including any local currencies made
other project planning services, to be deposited not be construed to include the use of quan-, available for the purposes of the Initiative), not
as an offsetting collection to this account and to titative estimates or indicators for budgeting less than one-half should be made available for
be available for obligation until September 30, and planning purposes); (2) the project shall not programs providing loans of less than $300 to
2001, for necessary expenses under this para include payment of incentives, bribes, gratuities, very poor people, particularly women, or for in-
graph: Provided further, That such reimburse or financial reward to: (A) an individual in ex stitutional support of organizations primarily
ments shall not cover, or be allocated against, change for becoming a family planning accep engaged in making such loans.
director indirect administrative costs of the tor; or (B) program personnel for achieving a

CYPRUS
agency.
numerical target or quota of total number of

Of the funds appropriated under the headings
TITLE II-BILATERAL ECONOMIC
births, number of family planning acceptors, or

Development Assistanceand Economic SupASSISTANCE acceptors of a particular method of family plan

port Fund, not less than $15,000,000 shall be ning; (3) the project shall not deny any right or FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

made available for Cyprus to be used only for benefit, including the right of access to particiFor expenses necessary to enable the Presi

scholarships, administrative support of the pate in any program of general welfare or the dent to carry out the provisions of the Foreign

scholarship program, bicommunal projects, and right of access to health care, as a consequence Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes,

measures aimed at reunification of the island of any individual's decision not to accept family to remain available until September 30, 2000, un

and designed to reduce tensions and promote planning services; (4) the project shall provide less otherwise specified herein, as follows:

peace and cooperation between the two commufamily planning acceptors comprehensible infor

nities on Cyprus.
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
mation on the health benefits and risks of the

LEBANON
CHILD SURVIVAL AND DISEASE PROGRAMS FUND method chosen, including those conditions that
For necessary expenses to carry out the provi might render the use of the method inadvisable

Of the funds appropriated under the headings sions of chapters 1 and 10 of part I of the For and those adverse side effects known to be con

Development Assistanceand Economic Supeign Assistance Act of 1961, for child survival, sequent to the use of the method; and (5) the

port Fund, not less than $15,000,000 should be basic education, assistance to combat tropical project shall ensure that experimental contra

made available for Lebanon to be used, among and other diseases, and related activities, in ad ceptive drugs and devices and medical proce

other programs, for scholarships and direct supdition to funds otherwise available for such purdures are provided only in the context of a sci

port of the American educational institutions in

Lebanon.
poses, $715,000,000, to remain available until ex entific study in which participants are advised

BURMA
pended: Provided, That this amount shall be of potential risks and benefits; and, not less
made available for such activities as: (1) immu-

than 60 days after the date on which the Ad Of the funds appropriated under the headings nization programs; (2) oral rehydration pro

ministrator of the United States Agency for Economic Support Fundand Development grams; (3) health and nutrition programs, and

International Development determines that Assistance", not less than $6,500,000 shall be related education programs, which address the

there has been a violation of the requirements made available to support democracy activities needs of mothers and children; (4) water and

contained in paragraph (1), (2), (3), or (5) of this in Burma, democracy and humanitarian activisanitation programs; (5) assistance for displaced

proviso, or a pattern or practice of violations of ties along the Burma-Thailand border, and for and orphaned children; (6) programs for the

the requirements contained in paragraph (4) of Burmese student groups and other organizations prevention, treatment, and control of, and re this proviso, the Administrator shall submit to located outside Burma: Provided, That funds search on, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, polio, ma

the Committee on International Relations and made available for Burma-related activities laria and other diseases; and (7) up to

the Committee on Appropriations of the House under this heading may be made available not$98,000,000 for basic education programs for

of Representatives and to the Committee on For withstanding any other provision of law: Prochildren: Provided further, That none of the

eign Relations and the Committee on Appropria vided further, That the provision of such funds funds appropriated under this heading may be

tions of the Senate, a report containing a de shall be made available subject to the regular made available for nonproject assistance for

scription of such violation and the corrective ac notification procedures of the Committees on health and child survival programs, except that

tion taken by the Agency: Provided further, Appropriations.
funds may be made available for such assistance
That in awarding grants for natural family

PRIVATE AND VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS
for ongoing health programs.
planning under section 104 of the Foreign As-

None of the funds appropriated or otherwise sistance Act of 1961 no applicant shall be disDEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

made available by this Act for development ascriminated against because of such applicant's (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

sistance may be made available to any United religious or conscientious commitment to offer For necessary expenses to carry out the provi

States private and voluntary organization, exonly natural family planning; and, addition

cept any cooperative development organization, sions of sections 103 through 106, and chapter 10 ally, all such applicants shall comply with the

which obtains less than 20 percent of its total of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961,

requirements of the previous proviso: Provided title V of the International Security and Devel

annual funding for international activities from further, That for purposes of this or any other

sources other than the United States Governopment Cooperation Act of 1980 (Public Law 96

Act authorizing or appropriating funds for for533) and the provisions of section 401 of the For

ment: Provided, That the Administrator of the eign operations, export financing, and related eign Assistance Act of 1969, $1,228,000,000, to re

Agency for International Development may, on programs, the term motivate, as it relates to main available until September 30, 2001: Pro family planning assistance, shall not be con

a case-by-case basis, waive the restriction convided, That of the amount appropriated under

tained in this paragraph, after taking into acstrued to prohibit the provision, consistent with this heading, up to $5,000,000 may be made local law, of information or counseling about all

count the effectiveness of the overseas developavailable for and apportioned directly to the

ment activities of the organization, its level of pregnancy options: Provided further. That Inter-American Foundation: Provided further,

volunteer support, its financial viability and nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to That of the amount appropriated under this alter any existing statutory prohibitions against

stability, and the degree of its dependence for its heading, up to $14,400,000 may be made avail

financial support on the agency.
abortion under section 104 of the Foreign Assist-
able for the African Development Foundation

Funds appropriated or otherwise made avail-
ance Act of 1961: Provided further, That, not-
and shall be apportioned directly to that agen withstanding section 109 of the Foreign Assist-

able under title II of this Act should be made

available to private and voluntary organizacy: Provided further, That none of the funds ance Act of 1961, of the funds appropriated made available in this Act nor any unobligated under this heading in this Act, and of the unob

tions at a level which is at least equivalent to balances from prior appropriations may be made ligated balances of funds previously appro

the level provided in fiscal year 1995. available to any organization or program which, priated under this heading, $2,500,000 may be

INTERNATIONAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE as determined by the President of the United transferred to International Organizations and For necessary expenses for international disStates, supports or participates in the manage Programs" for a contribution to the Inter aster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction ment of a program of coercive abortion or invol national Fund for Agricultural Development assistance pursuant to section 491 of the Foreign untary sterilization: Provided further, That (IFAD): Provided further, That none of the Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, $175,880,000, none of the funds made available under this funds appropriated under this heading may be

to remain available until expended: Provided, heading may be used to pay for the performance made available for any activity which is in con

That the Agency for International Development of abortion as a method of family planning or to travention to the Convention on International shall submit a report to the Committees on Apmotivate or coerce any person to practice abor Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and propriations at least 5 days prior to providing tions; and that in order to reduce reliance on Fauna (CITES): Provided further, That of the

assistance through the Office of Transition Iniabortion in developing nations, funds shall be funds appropriated under this heading that are tiatives for a country that did not receive such available only to voluntary family planning made available for assistance programs for dis

assistance in fiscal year 1999. projects which offer, either directly or through placed and orphaned children and victims of MICRO AND SMALL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT referral to, or information about access to, a war, not to exceed $25,000, in addition to funds

PROGRAM ACCOUNT broad range of family planning methods and otherwise available for such purposes, may be For the cost of direct loans and loan guaranservices, and that any such voluntary family used to monitor and provide oversight of such tees, $1,500,000, as authorized by section 108 of planning project shall meet the following re programs: Provided further, That of the funds the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended: quirements: (1) service providers or referral appropriated under this heading not less than Provided, That such costs shall be as defined in

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section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That guarantees of loans made under this heading in support of microenterprise activities may guarantee up to 70 percent of the principal amount of any such loans notwithstanding section 108 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out programs under this heading, $500,000, all of which may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading shall remain available until September 30, 2001. URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL CREDIT PROGRAM

ACCOUNT For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of guaranteed loans authorized by sections 221 and 222 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $1,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That these funds are available to subsidize loan principal, 100 per centum of which shall be guaranteed, pursuant to the authority of such sections. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out guaranteed loan programs, $5,000,000, all of which may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development: Provided further, That commitments to guarantee loans under this heading may be entered into notwithstanding the second and third sentences of section 222(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. DEVELOPMENT CREDIT AUTHORITY PROGRAM

ACCOUNT For the cost of direct loans and loan guarantees, up to $3,000,000 to be derived by transfer from funds appropriated by this Act to carry out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and funds appropriated by this Act under the heading, ASSISTANCE FOR EASTERN EUROPE AND THE BALTIC STATES, to remain available until expended, as authorized by section 635 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That for administrative expenses to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, up to $500,000 of this amount may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development: Provided further, That the provisions of section 107 A(d) (relating to general provisions applicable to the Development Credit Authority) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as contained in section 306 of H.R. 1486 as reported by the House Committee on International Relations on May 9, 1997, shall be applicable to direct loans and loan guarantees provided under this heading. PAYMENT TO THE FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT

AND DISABILITY FUND For payment to the "Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund, as authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1980, $43,837,000. OPERATING EXPENSES OF THE AGENCY FOR

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 667, $495,000,000: Provided, That, none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available to finance the construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long term lease of offices for use by the Agency for International Development, unless the Administrator has identified such proposed construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long term lease of offices in a report submitted to the Committees on Appropriations at least 15 days prior to the obligation of these funds for such purposes: Provided further, That the previous proviso shall not apply where the total cost of construction (including architect and engineering services), purchase, or long term lease of offices does not exceed $1,000,000.

OPERATING EXPENSES OF THE AGENCY FOR INTER

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 667, $25,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001, which sum shall be available for the Office of the Inspector General of the Agency for International Development. OTHER BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

ECONOMIC SUPPORT FUND For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 4 of part II, $2,177,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $960,000,000 shall be available only for Israel, which sum shall be available on a grant basis as a cash transfer and shall be disbursed within 30 days of the enactment of this Act or by October 31, 1999, whichever is later: Provided further, That not less than $735,000,000 shall be available only for Egypt, which sum shall be provided on a grant basis, and of which sum cash transfer assistance shall be provided with the understanding that Egypt will undertake significant economic reforms which are additional to those which were undertaken in previous fiscal years, and of which not less than $200,000,000 shall be provided as Commodity Import Program assistance: Provided further, That in exercising the authority to provide cash transfer assistance for Israel, the President shall ensure that the level of such assistance does not cause an adverse impact on the total level of nonmilitary exports from the United States to such country: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $150,000,000 should be made available for assistance for Jordan: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $11,000,000 may be used to support victims of and programs related to the Holocaust: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated under this heading, $1,000,000 shall be made available to nongovernmental organizations located outside of the People's Republic of China to support activities which preserve cultural traditions and promote sustainable development and environmental conservation in Tibetan communities in that country.

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR IRELAND For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $19,600,000, which shall be available for the United States contribution to the International Fund for Ireland and shall be made available in accordance with the provisions of the Anglo-Irish Agreement Support Act of 1986 (Public Law 99–415): Provided, That such amount shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading shall remain available until September 30, 2001. ASSISTANCE FOR EASTERN EUROPE AND THE

BALTIC STATES (a) For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, $535,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001, which shall be available, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for assistance and for related programs for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading not less than $150,000,000 should be made available for assistance for Kosova: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this heading and the headings "International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcementand Economic Support Fund, not to exceed $130,000,000 shall be made available for Bosnia and Herzegovina: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading for Kosova shall be made available

until the Secretary of State certifies that the resources pledged by the United States at the upcoming Kosova donors conference and similar pledging conferences shall not exceed 15 percent of the total resources pledged by all donors: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading for Kosova shall be made available for large scale physical infrastructure reconstruction.

(b) Funds appropriated under this heading or in prior appropriations Acts that are or have been made available for an Enterprise Fund may be deposited by such Fund in interest-bearing accounts prior to the Fund's disbursement of such funds for program purposes. The Fund may retain for such program purposes any interest earned on such deposits without returning such interest to the Treasury of the United States and without further appropriation by the Congress. Funds made available for Enterprise Funds shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for projects and activities.

(c) Funds appropriated under this heading shall be considered to be economic assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 for purposes of making available the administrative authorities contained in that Act for the use of economic assistance.

(d) None of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for new housing construction or repair or reconstruction of existing housing in Bosnia and Herzegovina unless directly related to the efforts of United States troops to promote peace in said country.

(e) With regard to funds appropriated under this heading for the economic revitalization program in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and local currencies generated by such funds (including the conversion of funds appropriated under this heading into currency used by Bosnia and Herzegovina as local currency and local currency returned or repaid under such program) the Administrator of the Agency for International Development shall provide written approval for grants and loans prior to the obligation and expenditure of funds for such purposes, and prior to the use of funds that have been returned or repaid to any lending facility or grantee.

(f) The provisions of section 532 of this Act shall apply to funds made available under subsection (e) and to funds appropriated under this heading.

(g) The President is authorized to withhold funds appropriated under this heading made available for economic revitalization programs in Bosnia and Herzegovina, if he determines and certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has not complied with article III of annex 1-A of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina concerning the withdrawal of foreign forces, and that intelligence cooperation on training, investigations, and related activities between Iranian officials and Bosnian officials has not been terminated. ASSISTANCE FOR THE INDEPENDENT STATES OF

THE FORMER SOVIET UNION (a) For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 11 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the FREEDOM Support Act, for assistance for the Independent States of the former Soviet Union and for related programs, $735,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the provisions of such chapter shall apply to funds appropriated by this paragraph: Provided further, That such sums as may be necessary may be transferred to the Export-Import Bank of the United States for the cost of any financing under the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 for activities for the Independent States: Provided further, That of the funds made available for the Southern Caucasus region, 15 percent should be used for confidence-building measures and other activities in furtherance of the peace

ful resolution of the regional conflicts, espe

INDEPENDENT AGENCY

vision of law, including activities implemented cially those in the vicinity of Abkhazia and

PEACE CORPS

through nongovernmental and international orNagorno-Karabagh: Provided further, That of

For necessary expenses to carry out the provi

ganizations, section 301 of the Foreign Assistthe amounts appropriated under this heading sions of the Peace Corps Act (75 Stat. 612),

ance Act of 1961 for a voluntary contribution to not less than $20,000,000 shall be made available $235,000,000, including the purchase of not to ex

the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) solely for the Russian Far East: Provided furceed five passenger motor vehicles for adminis

and a voluntary contribution to the Korean Pether, That of the funds made available under trative purposes for use outside of the United

ninsula Energy Development Organization this heading $10,000,000 shall be made available States: Provided, That none of the funds appro

(KEDO), and for a United States contribution to for salaries and expenses to carry out the Ruspriated under this heading shall be used to pay

the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty sian Leadership Program enacted on May 21, for abortions: Provided further, That funds ap

Preparatory Commission: Provided, That the 1999 (113 Stat. 93 et seq.). propriated under this heading shall remain

Secretary of State shall inform the Committees (b) of the funds appropriated under this available until September 30, 2001.

on Appropriations at least 20 days prior to the heading, not less than $180,000,000 should be

obligation of funds for the Comprehensive Nu

DEPARTMENT OF STATE made available for assistance for Ukraine.

clear Test Ban Treaty Preparatory Commission:

INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL AND LAW (c) Of the funds appropriated under this

Provided further, That of this amount not to ex

ENFORCEMENT heading, not less than 12.92 percent shall be

ceed $15,000,000, to remain available until exmade available for assistance for Georgia.

For necessary expenses to carry out section pended, may be made available for the Non

481 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, (d) Of the funds appropriated under this

proliferation and Disarmament Fund, notwith$285,000,000, of which $21,000,000 shall become standing any other provision of law, to promote heading, not less than 12.2 percent shall be made available for assistance for Armenia.

available for obligation on September 30, 2000, bilateral and multilateral activities relating to

and remain available until expended: Provided, nonproliferation and disarmament: Provided (e) Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act

That of this amount not less than $10,000,000 shall not apply to

further, that such funds may also be used for should be made available for Law Enforcement such countries other than the Independent (1) activities to support democracy or assist

Training and Demand Reduction: Provided fur States of the former Soviet Union and interance under title V of the FREEDOM Support

ther, That any funds made available under this national organizations when it is in the naAct and section 1424 of Public Law 104–201;

heading for anti-crime programs and activities tional security interest of the United States to (2) any assistance provided by the Trade and

shall be made available subject to the regular do so: Provided further, That such funds shall Development Agency under section 661 of the

notification procedures of the Committees on be subject to the regular notification procedures Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2421);

Appropriations: Provided further, That during of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided (3) any activity carried out by a member of the

fiscal year 2000, the Department of State may further, That funds appropriated under this United States and Foreign Commercial Service

also use the authority of section 608 of the For heading may be made available for the Interwhile acting within his or her official capacity;

eign Assistance Act of 1961, without regard to its national Atomic Energy Agency only if the Sec4) any insurance, reinsurance, guarantee, or

restrictions, to receive excess property from an retary of State determines (and so reports to the other assistance provided by the Overseas Pri

agency of the United States Government for the Congress) that Israel is not being denied its vate Investment Corporation under title IV of purpose of providing it to a foreign country right to participate in the activities of that chapter 2 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act

under chapter 8 of part I of that Act subject to Agency: Provided further, That of the funds apof 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2191 et seq.);

the regular notification procedures of the Com propriated under this heading, $35,000,000 (5) any financing provided under the Export mittees on Appropriations.

should be made available for demining, clearImport Bank Act of 1945; or

MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSISTANCE

ance of unexploded ordnance, and related ac(6) humanitarian assistance.

For expenses, not otherwise provided for, nec tivities: Provided further, That of the funds (f) Of the funds made available under this essary to enable the Secretary of State to pro made available for demining and related activiheading for nuclear safety activities, not to ex vide, as authorized by law, a contribution to the ties, not to exceed $500,000, in addition to funds ceed 9 percent of the funds provided for any sin International Committee of the Red Cross, as

otherwise available for such purposes, may be gle project may be used to pay for management sistance to refugees, including contributions to used for administrative expenses related to the costs incurred by a United States national lab in the International Organization for Migration operation and management of the demining proadministering said project.

and the United Nations High Commissioner for gram. (g) Not more than 25 percent of the funds ap Refugees, and other activities to meet refugee

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY propriated under this heading may be made and migration needs; salaries and expenses of

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE available for assistance for any country in the personnel and dependents as authorized by the

For necessary expenses to carry out the proviregion. Foreign Service Act of 1980; allowances as au

sions of section 129 of the Foreign Assistance (h) Of the funds appropriated under title II of thorized by sections 5921 through 5925 of title 5,

Act of 1961 (relating to international affairs this Act not less than $12,000,000 should be made United States Code; purchase and hire of pas technical assistance activities), $1,500,000, to reavailable for assistance for Mongolia of which senger motor vehicles; and services as author

main available until expended, which shall be not less than $6,000,000 should be made avail ized by section 3109 of title 5, United States

available nowithstanding and other provision of able from funds appropriated under this head Code, $625,000,000, of which $21,000,000 shall be

law. ing: Provided, That funds made available for as come available for obligation on September 30,

DEBT RESTRUCTURING sistance for Mongolia may be made available in 2000, and remain available until expended: Pro

For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the accordance with the purposes and utilizing the vided, That not more than $13,800,000 shall be

Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of modifying authorities provided in chapter 11 of part I of available for administrative expenses: Provided

loans and loan guarantees, as the President the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. further, That not less than $60,000,000 shall be

may determine, for which funds have been ap(i)(1) Of the funds appropriated under this made available for refugees from the former So

propriated or otherwise made available for proheading that are allocated for assistance for the viet Union and Eastern Europe and other refu

grams within the International Affairs Budget Government of the Russian Federation, 50 per gees resettling in Israel.

Function 150, including the cost of selling, recent shall be withheld from obligation until the UNITED STATES EMERGENCY REFUGEE AND

ducing, or canceling amounts owed to the President determines and certifies in writing to

MIGRATION ASSISTANCE FUND

United States as a result of concessional loans the Committees on Appropriations that the Gov For necessary expenses to carry out the provi made to eligible countries, pursuant to parts IV ernment of the Russian Federation has termi sions of section 2(c) of the Migration and Ref and V of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (innated implementation of arrangements to pro ugee Assistance Act of 1962, as amended (22 cluding up to $1,000,000 for necessary expenses vide Iran with technical expertise, training, U.S.C. 260(c)), $12,500,000, to remain available for the administration of activities carried out technology, or equipment necessary to develop a until expended: Provided, That the funds made under these parts), and of modifying nuclear reactor, related nuclear research facili available under this heading are appropriated concessional credit agreements with least develties or programs, or ballistic missile capability. notwithstanding the provisions contained in oped countries, as authorized under section 411 (2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply tosection 2(c)(2) of the Act which would limit the

of the Agricultural Trade Development and As(A) assistance to combat infectious diseases amount of funds which could be appropriated sistance Act of 1954, as amended, and and child survival activities, and for this purpose.

concessional loans, guarantees and credit agree(B) activities authorized under title V (Non NONPROLIFERATION, ANTI-TERRORISM, DEMINING ments with any country in Sub-Saharan Africa, proliferation and Disarmament Programs and

AND RELATED PROGRAMS

as authorized under section 572 of the Foreign Activities) of the FREEDOM Support Act.

For necessary expenses for nonproliferation, Operations, Export Financing, and Related Pro(j) None of the funds appropriated under this anti-terrorism and related programs and activi grams Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law heading may be made available for the Govern ties, $181,600,000, to carry out the provisions of 100-461), $33,000,000, to remain available until ment of the Russian Federation, until the Sec chapter 8 of part II of the Foreign Assistance expended: Provided, That any limitation of subretary of State certifies to the Committees on Act of 1961 for anti-terrorism assistance, section section (e) of section 411 of the Agricultural Appropriations that: (1) Russian armed and 504 of the FREEDOM Support Act for the Non Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 peacekeeping forces deployed in Kosova have proliferation and Disarmament Fund, section 23 to the extent that limitation applies to sub-Sanot established a separate sector of operational of the Arms Export Control Act or the Foreign haran African countries shall not apply to control; and (2) any Russian armed forces de Assistance Act of 1961 for demining activities, funds appropriated hereunder or previously apployed in Kosova are operating under NATO the clearance of unexploded ordnance, and re propriated under this heading: Provided furunified command and control arrangements. lated activities, notwithstanding any other pro ther, That the authority provided by section 572

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