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[121 STAT. 511]
[121 STAT. 511]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

121 STAT. 511

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understanding and tolerance and to stimulate longstanding relationships. ‘‘(C) ASSISTANCE TARGETING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS.— ‘‘(i) The establishment in predominantly Muslim countries of after-school programs, civic education programs, and education programs focusing on life skills, such as inter-personal skills and social relations and skills for healthy living, such as nutrition and physical fitness. ‘‘(ii) The establishment in predominantly Muslim countries of programs to improve the proficiency of primary and secondary students in information technology skills. ‘‘(D) ASSISTANCE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH PROFESSIONALS.— ‘‘(i) The establishment of programs in predominantly Muslim countries to improve vocational training in trades to help strengthen participation of Muslims and Arabs in the economic development of their countries. ‘‘(ii) The establishment of programs in predominantly Muslim countries that target older Muslim youths not in school in such areas as entrepreneurial skills, accounting, micro-finance activities, work training, financial literacy, and information technology. ‘‘(E) OTHER TYPES OF ASSISTANCE.— ‘‘(i) The translation of foreign books, newspapers, reference guides, and other reading materials into local languages. ‘‘(ii) The construction and equipping of modern community and university libraries. ‘‘(5) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— ‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—There is authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 2008, 2009, and 2010. ‘‘(B) AVAILABILITY.—Amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations under subsection (a) are authorized to remain available until expended. ‘‘(C) ADDITIONAL FUNDS.—Amounts authorized to be appropriated under subsection (a) shall be in addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes. ‘‘(6) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section and annually thereafter until January 30, 2010, the President shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on United States efforts to assist in the improvement of educational opportunities for predominantly Muslim children and youths, including the progress made toward establishing the International Muslim Youth Opportunity Fund. ‘‘(7) APPROPRIATE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES DEFINED.— In this subsection, the term ‘appropriate congressional committees’ means the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.’’.

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