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PUBLIC LAW 104-164^JULY 21, 1996 110 STAT. 1431 "(D)(i) Any joint resolution under this paragraph shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. "(ii) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this paragraph, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives.". (b) THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFERS UNDER COMMERCIAL SALES. — Section 3(d)(3) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 2753(d)(3)) is amended— (1) by inserting "(A)" after "(3)"; (2) in the first sentence— (A) by striking "at least 30 calendar days"; and (B) by striking "report" and inserting "certification"; and (3) by striking the last sentence and inserting the following: "Such certification shall be submitted— "(i) at least 15 calendar days before such consent is given in the case of a transfer to a country which is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or Australia, Japan, or New Zealand; and "(ii) at least 30 CEilendar days before such consent is given in the case of a transfer to any other country, unless the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requirestatement to the proposed trsmsfer become effective immediately in the national security interests of the United States. If the President states in his certification that such an President. emergency exists (thus waiving the requirements of clause (i) or (ii), as the case may be, and of subparagraph (B)) the President shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately and a discussion of the national security interests involved. "(B) Consent to a transfer subject to subparagraph (A) shall Effective date. become effective after the end of the 15-day or 30-day period specified in subparagraph (A)(i) or (ii), as the case may be, only if the Congress does not enact, within that period, a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed transfer. "(C)(i) Any joint resolution under this paragraph shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. "(ii) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this paragraph, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives.". (c) COMMERCIAL SALES.—Section 36(c)(2) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(c)(2)) is amended by amending subparagraphs (A) and (B) to read as follows: "(A) in the case of a license for an export to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country of that Organization or Australia, Japan, or New Zealand, shall not be issued until at least 15 calendar days after the Congress receives such certification, and shall not be issued then if