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102 STAT. 2270-53
102 STAT. 2270-53
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-463—OCT. 1, 1988

102 STAT. 2270-53


Except as provided in this title, no additional assistance may be provided to the Nicaraguan Resistance unless the Congress enacts a law specifically authorizing such assistance. SEC. 9006. ADDITIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE.

(a) TRANSFER OF FUNDS.—The President shall transfer to the President of U.S. Agency for International Development, from unobligated funds from the appropriations accounts specified in section 9011— (1) $27,140,000, to provide humanitarian assistance to the Nicaraguan Resistance, to remain available through March 31, 1989, except that funds provided by this subsection shall not be obligated for humanitarian assistance prior to October 1, 1988; and (2) such funds as may be necessary to provide transportation in accordance with section 9007 for assistance authorized by paragraph (1). (b) DEFINITION.—For purposes of this section and section 9007, the term "humanitarian assistance" means— (1) food, clothing, and shelter; (2) medical services, medical supplies, and nonmilitary training for health and sanitation; (3) nonmilitary training of the recipients with respect to their treatment of civilians and other armed forces personnel, in accordance with internationaly accepted standards of human rights; (4) payment for such items, services, and training; and (5) replacement batteries for existing communications equipment. ^ SEC. 9007. TRANSPORTATION OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The transportation of humanitarian assistance on or after the date of enactment of this Act which, before such date, was specifically authorized by law to be provided to the Nicaraguan Resistance, or which is authorized to be provided by section 9006, shall be arranged— (1) in the case of the forces of the Nicaraguan resistance outside Nicaragua, solely by the Agency for International Development; and (2) in the case of the forces of the Nicaraguan resistance in Nicaragua, solely by the Agency for International Development, acting through the Nicaraguan resistance, the Pan American Development Foundation, or a similar nongovernmental organization, consistent with the provisions of the Sapoa Agreement and any subsequent agreement between the parties to the armed conflict in Nicaragua. 03) PROHIBITION ON MIXED LOADS.—Transportation of any military

assistance, or of any assistance other than that specified in section 90060)), is prohibited. SEC. 9008. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.

There are hereby transferred to the Administrator of the Agency for International Development from unobligated funds from appropriations accounts specified in section 9011, $5,000,000, to be used only for the provision of medical assistance for the civilian victims of the Nicaraguan civil strife to be transported and administered by the Catholic Church in Nicaragua. ' Copy read "SEC. 9007. (a) IN GENEKAL.—".