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[121 STAT. 2366]
[121 STAT. 2366]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2366 8 USC 1182 note.

PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007

(f) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of enactment of this section, and these amendments and sections 212(a)(3)(B) and 212(d)(3)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(3)(B) and 1182(d)(3)(B)), as amended by these sections, shall apply to— (1) removal proceedings instituted before, on, or after the date of enactment of this section; and (2) acts and conditions constituting a ground for inadmissibility, excludability, deportation, or removal occurring or existing before, on, or after such date. REPORT ON ANTI-CORRUPTION ACTIVITIES

SEC. 692. Not later than August 1, 2008, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development and the Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report on the level of corruption in each country that receives development assistance appropriated in this Act. DEMOCRACY, THE RULE OF LAW, AND GOVERNANCE IN IRAN

SEC. 693. Of the funds appropriated in this Act, $60,000,000 should be made available for programs to promote democracy, the rule of law, and governance in Iran. DENIAL OF VISAS RELATED TO REMOVAL OF ALIENS

SEC. 694. None of the funds made available in this Act may be expended in violation of section 243(d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1253(d)) (relating to discontinuing granting visas to nationals of countries that are denying or delaying accepting aliens removed from the United States). UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL


SEC. 695. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for a United States contribution to the United Nations Human Rights Council. (b) The prohibition under subsection (a) shall not apply if— (1) the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the provision of funds to support the United Nations Human Rights Council is in the national interest of the United States; or (2) the United States is a member of the Human Rights Council. ATTENDANCE AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

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SEC. 696. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to send or otherwise pay for the attendance of more than 50 employees of agencies or departments of the United States Government who are stationed in the United States, at any single international conference occurring outside the United States, unless the Secretary of State determines that such attendance is in the national interest: Provided, That for purposes of this section the term ‘‘international conference’’ shall mean a conference attended

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