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[74 Stat. 870]
[74 Stat. 870]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960


PUBLIC LAW 86-735-SEPT. 8, 1960



(2) proposes the development of workable procedures to expand hemispheric trade and to moderate extreme price fluctuations in commodities which are of exceptional importance in the economies of the American Republics, and encourages the development of regional economic cooperation among the American Republics; (3) supports the development of a more accurate and sympathetic understanding among the peoples of the American Republics through a greater interchange of persons, ideas, techniques, and educational, scientific, and cultural achievements; (4^ supports the strengthening of free democratic trade unions to raise standards of living through improved management-labor relations; (5) favors the progressive development of common standards with respect to the rights and the responsibilities of private investment which flows across national boundaries within the Western Hemisphere; (6) supports the consolidation of the public institutions and agencies oi inter-American cooperation, insofar as feasible, within the structure of the Organization of American States and the strengthening of the personnel resources and authority of the Organization in order that it may play a role of increasing importance in all aspects of hemispheric cooperation; and (7) declares that it is prepared to give careful and sympathetic consideration to programs which the President may develop for the purpose of promoting these policies. AUTHORIZATION Appropriation.


SEC. 2. In order to carry out the purposes of section 1 of this Act, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the President not to exceed $500,000,000, which shall remain available until expended, and which the President may use, subject to such further legislative provisions as may be enacted, in addition to other funds available for such purposes, on such terms and conditions as he may specify: Provided, That none of the funds made available pursuant to this section shall be used to furnish assistance to any country in Latin America being subjected to economic or diplomatic sanctions by the Organization of American States. The Secretary of State shall keep the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House currently informed about plans and programs for the utilization of such funds. SPECIAL AUTHORIZATION FOR CHILEAN RECONSTRUCTION


Mutual Security Act of 19 5 4, amendment. 73 Stat. 255. 22 USC l7S3a.

22 USC 1931.

SEC. 3. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the President not to exceed $100,000,000, which shall remain available until expended, for use, in addition to other funds available for such purposes, in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Chile on such terms and conditions as the President may specify. SEC. 4. Section 551 of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, which relates to limitation on the use of the President's special authority, is amended by inserting before the period ": Provided, however, That the aforementioned authority may be used during the fiscal year 1961 to finance activities which normally would be financed from appropriations made pursuant to sections 411(b) and 411(c) of this Act". Approved September 8, 1960.