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110 STAT. 2638 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 ties, not more than $8,000,000 shall be available for the provision of support under this section. Certification. (e) LIMITATIONS.—(1) The Secretary may not obligate or expend funds to provide support under this section until 15 days after the date on which the Secretary submits to the committees referred to in paragraph (3) the certification described in paragraph (2). (2) The certification referred to in paragraph (1) is a written certification of the following: (A) That the provision of support under this section will not adversely affect the military preparedness of the United States Armed Forces. (B) That the equipment and materiel provided as support will be used only by officials and employees of the Government of Mexico who have undergone a background check by that government. (C) That the Government of Mexico has certified to the Secretary that— (i) the equipment and material provided as support will be used only by the officials and employees referred to in subparagraph (B); (ii) none of the equipment or materiel will be transferred (by sale, gift, or otherwise) to any person or entity not authorized by the United States to receive the equipment or materiel; and (iii) the equipment and materiel will be used only for the purposes intended by the United States Government. (D) That the Government of Mexico has implemented, to the satisfaction of the Secretary, a system that will provide an accounting and inventory of the equipment and materiel provided as support. (E) That the departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the Government of Mexico will grant United States Government personnel access to any of the equipment or materiel provided as support, or to any of the records relating to such equipment or materiel, under terms and conditions similar to the terms and conditions imposed with respect to such access under section 505(a)(3) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2314(a)(3)). (F) That the Government of Mexico will provide security with respect to the equipment and materiel provided as support that is substantially the same degree of security that the United States Government would provide with respect to such equipment and materiel. (G) That the Government of Mexico will permit continuous observation and review by United States Government personnel of the use of the equipment and materiel provided as support under terms and conditions similar to the terms and conditions imposed with respect to such observation and review under section 505(a)(3) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2314(a)(3)). (3) The committees referred to in this paragraph are the following: (A) The Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate. (B) The Committee on National Security and the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives.