121 STAT. 2330
PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007
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(l) WORLD FOOD PROGRAM.—Of the funds managed by the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance of the United States Agency for International Development, from this or any other Act, not less than $10,000,000 shall be made available as a general contribution to the World Food Program, notwithstanding any other provision of law. (m) CAPITAL SECURITY COST-SHARING.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance’’, not less than $2,000,000 shall be made available for the Capital Security CostSharing fees of the Library of Congress. (n) DISARMAMENT, DEMOBILIZATION AND REINTEGRATION.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, regulation or Executive order, funds appropriated by this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs under the headings ‘‘Economic Support Fund’’, ‘‘Peacekeeping Operations’’, ‘‘International Disaster Assistance’’, and ‘‘Transition Initiatives’’ should be made available to support programs to disarm, demobilize, and reintegrate into civilian society former members of foreign terrorist organizations: Provided, That the Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations prior to the obligation of funds pursuant to this subsection: Provided further, That for the purposes of this subsection, ‘‘International Disaster Assistance’’ may also mean ‘‘International Disaster and Famine Assistance’’: Provided further, That for the purposes of this subsection the term ‘‘foreign terrorist organization’’ means an organization designated as a terrorist organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (o) NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS.—With respect to the provision of assistance for democracy, human rights and governance activities, the organizations implementing such assistance and the specific nature of that assistance shall not be subject to the prior approval by the government of any foreign country. (p) PRISON CONDITIONS.—Funds appropriated by this Act to carry out the provisions of chapters 1 and 11 of part I and chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, may be used to provide assistance to improve conditions in prison facilities administered by foreign governments, including among other things, activities to improve prison sanitation and ensure the availability of adequate food, drinking water and medical care for prisoners: Provided, That assistance made available under this subsection may be made available notwithstanding section 660 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. (q) PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON EASTERN EUROPE AND THE INDEPENDENT STATES OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION.— Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading, ‘‘Economic Support Fund’’, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available to carry out the Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (title VIII) as authorized by the Soviet-Eastern European Research and Training Act of 1983 (22 U.S.C. 4501–4508, as amended). (r) BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS AUTHORITY.—Section 504(c) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107–228; 22 U.S.C. 6206 note) is amended by striking ‘‘December 31, 2007’’ and inserting ‘‘December 31, 2008’’.
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