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[121 STAT. 2320]
[121 STAT. 2320]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2320

PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007

notification in accordance with the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, may be waived if failure to do so would pose a substantial risk to human health or welfare: Provided, That in case of any such waiver, notification to the Congress, or the appropriate congressional committees, shall be provided as early as practicable, but in no event later than 3 days after taking the action to which such notification requirement was applicable, in the context of the circumstances necessitating such waiver: Provided further, That any notification provided pursuant to such a waiver shall contain an explanation of the emergency circumstances. LIMITATION ON AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS

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SEC. 616. Subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations, funds appropriated under titles II through V of this Act or any previously enacted Act making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs, which are returned or not made available for organizations and programs because of the implementation of section 307(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, shall remain available for obligation until September 30, 2009: Provided, That section 307(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 is amended by striking ‘‘Libya,’’. INDEPENDENT STATES OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION

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SEC. 617. (a) None of the funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union’’ shall be made available for assistance for a government of an Independent State of the former Soviet Union if that government directs any action in violation of the territorial integrity or national sovereignty of any other Independent State of the former Soviet Union, such as those violations included in the Helsinki Final Act: Provided, That such funds may be made available without regard to the restriction in this subsection if the President determines that to do so is in the national security interest of the United States. (b) None of the funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union’’ shall be made available for any state to enhance its military capability: Provided, That this restriction does not apply to demilitarization, demining or nonproliferation programs. (c) Funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union’’ for the Russian Federation, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. (d) Funds made available in this Act for assistance for the Independent States of the former Soviet Union shall be subject to the provisions of section 117 (relating to environment and natural resources) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. (e)(1) Of the funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Assistance for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union’’ that are allocated for assistance for the Government of the Russian Federation, 60 percent shall be withheld from obligation until the President

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