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112 STAT. 3180 PUBLIC LAW 105-338 —OCT. 31, 1998 the assistance is to be provided, engaged in military cooperation with the Saddam Hussein regime. President. (d) NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENT.— The President shall notify the congressional committees specified in section 634A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 at least 15 days in advance of each obligation of assistance under this section in accordance with the procedures applicable to reprogramming notifications under section 634A. (e) REIMBURSEMENT RELATING TO MILITARY ASSISTANCE.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Defense articles, defense services, and military education and training provided under subsection (a)(2) shall be made available without reimbursement to the Department of Defense except to the extent that funds are appropriated pursuant to paragraph (2). (2) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. — There are authorized to be appropriated to the President for each of the fiscal years 1998 and 1999 such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the applicable appropriation, fund, or account for the value (as defined in section 644(m) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961) of defense articles, defense services, or military education and training provided under subsection (a)(2). (f) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS. —(1) Amounts authorized to be appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended. (2) Amounts authorized to be appropriated under this section are in addition to amounts otherwise available for the purposes described in this section. (g) AUTHORITY To PROVIDE ASSISTANCE. —Activities under this section (including activities of the nature described in subsection (b)) may be undertaken notwithstanding any other provision of law. President. SEC. 5. DESIGNATION OF IRAQI DEMOCRATIC OPPOSITION ORGANIZA- TION. Deadline. (a) INITIAL DESIGNATION. —Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall designate one or more Iraqi democratic opposition organizations that the President determines satisfy the criteria set forth in subsection (c) as eligible to receive assistance under section 4. (b) DESIGNATION OF ADDITIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.At any time subsequent to the initial designation pursuant to subsection (a), the President may designate one or more additional Iraqi democratic opposition organizations that the President determines satisfy the criteria set forth in subsection (c) as eligible to receive assistance under section 4. (c) CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATION. —In designating an organization pursuant to this section, the President shall consider only organizations that— (1) include a broad spectrum of Iraqi individuals, groups, or both, opposed to the Saddam Hussein regime; and (2) are committed to democratic values, to respect for human rights, to peaceful relations with Iraq's neighbors, to maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity, and to fostering cooperation among democratic opponents of the Saddam Hussein regime. (d) NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENT.At least 15 days in advance of designating an Iraqi democratic opposition organization pursuant