Legislation: Relevant text from H.R.3288: "Division F of 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act - Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act 2010," as approved by Congress, December 16, 2009.

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H.R.3288

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both House and Senate)


DIVISION F--DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2010


TITLE I


DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RELATED AGENCY


DEPARTMENT OF STATE


International Commissions


    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet obligations of the United States arising under treaties, or specific Acts of Congress, as follows:

international boundary and water commission, united states and mexico


    For necessary expenses for the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, and to comply with laws applicable to the United States Section, including not to exceed $6,000 for representation; as follows:

salaries and expenses


    For salaries and expenses, not otherwise provided for, $33,000,000.

construction



    For detailed plan preparation and construction of authorized projects, $43,250,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized.

american sections, international commissions


    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided, for the International Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada, as authorized by treaties between the United States and Canada or Great Britain, and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission as authorized by Public Law 103-182, $12,608,000: Provided, That of the amount provided under this heading for the International Joint Commission, $9,000 may be made available for representation expenses.

international fisheries commissions


    For necessary expenses for international fisheries commissions, not otherwise provided for, as authorized by law, $53,976,000: Provided, That the United States share of such expenses may be advanced to the respective commissions pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3324: Provided further, That in addition to other funds available for such purposes, funds available under this heading may be used to make payments necessary to fulfill the United States' obligations under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.


RELATED AGENCY


Broadcasting Board of Governors


international broadcasting operations


    For necessary expenses to enable the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), as authorized, to carry out international communication activities, including the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio and television transmission and reception and purchase, lease, and installation of necessary equipment for radio and television transmission and reception to Cuba, and to make and supervise grants for radio and television broadcasting to the Middle East, $733,788,000, of which not more than $5,500,000 may be made available for non-salary and benefits expenses for TV Marti broadcasts to Cuba: Provided, That of the total amount in this heading, not to exceed $16,000 may be used for official receptions within the United States as authorized, not to exceed $35,000 may be used for representation abroad as authorized, and not to exceed $39,000 may be used for official reception and representation expenses of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Provided further, That the authority provided by section 504(c) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-228; 22 U.S.C. 6206 note) shall remain in effect through September 30, 2010: Provided further, That not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act, the BBG shall report to the Committees on Appropriations that all BBG language services and grantees, including the broadcasters to the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, have processes and policies, including appropriate management and editorial controls, to require that programming abide by the standards and principles set forth in the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994 (22 U.S.C. 6202(a) and (b)) and the relevant journalistic code of ethics, and not provide an open platform for terrorists or those who support terrorists: Provided further, That the BBG shall notify the Committees on Appropriations within 15 days of any determination by the Board that any of its broadcast entities, including its grantee organizations, was found to be in violation of the principles, standards, or journalistic code of ethics referenced in the previous proviso: Provided further, That in addition to funds made available under this heading, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, up to $2,000,000 in receipts from advertising and revenue from business ventures, up to $500,000 in receipts from cooperating international organizations, and up to $1,000,000 in receipts from privatization efforts of the Voice of America and the International Broadcasting Bureau, to remain available until expended for carrying out authorized purposes.


broadcasting capital improvements


    For the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio and television transmission and reception, and purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio and television transmission and reception as authorized, $12,622,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized.


TITLE III


BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE


Funds Appropriated to the President



economic support fund


(including transfer of funds)


    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $6,337,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $250,000,000 shall be available only for assistance for Egypt, which sum shall be provided on a grant basis, and of which sum cash transfer assistance shall be provided with the understanding that Egypt will undertake significant economic and democratic reforms which are additional to those which were undertaken in previous fiscal years: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Egypt, not less than $25,000,000 shall be made available for democracy, human rights and governance programs, and not less than $35,000,000 shall be made available for education programs, of which not less than $10,000,000 is for scholarships for Egyptian students with high financial need: Provided further, That $11,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading should be made available for assistance for Cyprus to be used only for scholarships, administrative support of the scholarship program, bicommunal projects, and measures aimed at reunification of the island and designed to reduce tensions and promote peace and cooperation between the two communities on Cyprus: Provided further, That $12,000,000 of the funds made available for assistance for Lebanon under this heading shall be made available for educational scholarships for students in Lebanon with high financial need: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $363,000,000 shall be made available only for assistance for Jordan: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading not more than $400,400,000 may be made available for assistance for the West Bank and Gaza, of which not to exceed $2,000,000 may be used for administrative expenses of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes: Provided further, That not more than $150,000,000 of the funds provided for the West Bank and Gaza shall be for cash transfer assistance: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading that are made available for assistance for infrastructure projects in Pakistan shall be implemented in a manner consistent with section 507(6) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2467(6)): Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Afghanistan and Pakistan, assistance may be provided notwithstanding any provision of law that restricts assistance to foreign countries for cross border stabilization and development programs between Afghanistan and Pakistan or between either country and the Central Asian republics: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Afghanistan and Pakistan may be made available for government-to-government assistance only if the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of the United States and the government of the recipient country have agreed, in writing, to clear and achievable goals and objectives for the use of such funds, and have established mechanisms within each implementing agency to ensure that such funds are used for the purposes for which they were intended: Provided further, That any such cash transfer assistance shall be subject to prior consultation with the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the Secretary of State should suspend any such cash transfer assistance to an implementing agency if the Secretary has credible evidence of misuse of such funds by any such agency: Provided further, That any decision to significantly modify the scope, objectives or implementation mechanisms of United States assistance programs in Afghanistan or Pakistan shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations, except that the prior consultation requirement may be waived if it is determined that failure to do so would pose a substantial risk to human health or welfare: Provided further, That in case of any such waiver, notification to the Committees on Appropriations shall be provided as early as practicable, but in no event later than 3 days after taking the action to which such consultation requirement was applicable: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this heading for assistance for Pakistan, $2,000,000 shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds available under the heading `Administration of Foreign Affairs, Office of Inspector General' for oversight of programs in Pakistan: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $209,790,000 shall be apportioned directly to USAID for alternative development/institution building programs in Colombia: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading that are available for assistance for Colombia, not less than $8,000,000 shall be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under the heading `Migration and Refugee Assistance' and shall be made available only for assistance to nongovernmental and international organizations that provide assistance to Colombian refugees in neighboring countries.


TITLE IV


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE



Department of State


international narcotics control and law enforcement


    For necessary expenses to carry out section 481 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $1,597,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011: Provided, That during fiscal year 2010, the Department of State may also use the authority of section 608 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, without regard to its restrictions, to receive excess property from an agency of the United States Government for the purpose of providing it to a foreign country or international organization under chapter 8 of part I of that Act subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the Secretary of State shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and prior to the initial obligation of funds appropriated under this heading, a report on the proposed uses of all funds under this heading on a country-by-country basis for each proposed program, project, or activity: Provided further, That section 482(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall not apply to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That assistance provided with funds appropriated under this heading that is made available notwithstanding section 482(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall be made available subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $5,000,000 should be made available to combat piracy of United States copyrighted materials, consistent with the requirements of section 688(a) and (b) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (division J of Public Law 110-161): Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Afghanistan may be made available for eradication programs through the aerial spraying of herbicides unless the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the President of Afghanistan has requested assistance for such aerial spraying programs for counternarcotics purposes: Provided further, That in the event the Secretary of State makes a determination pursuant to the previous proviso, the Secretary shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations prior to the obligation of funds for such eradication programs: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Colombia shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be made available for assistance for the Bolivian military and police unless the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that the Government of Bolivia is investigating, prosecuting, and punishing military and police personnel who have been credibly alleged to have violated internationally recognized human rights.


Funds Appropriated to the President



international military education and training


    For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 541 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $108,000,000, of which up to $4,000,000 may remain available until expended and may only be provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided, That the civilian personnel for whom military education and training may be provided under this heading may include civilians who are not members of a government whose participation would contribute to improved civil-military relations, civilian control of the military, or respect for human rights: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading for assistance for Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Kenya, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, and Sri Lanka may only be provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations and any such notification shall include a detailed description of proposed activities: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $55,000 may be available for entertainment allowances.

foreign military financing program


    For necessary expenses for grants to enable the President to carry out the provisions of section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, $4,195,000,000: Provided, That to expedite the provision of assistance to foreign countries and international organizations, the Secretary of State, following consultation with the Committees on Appropriations and subject to the regular notification procedures of such Committees, may use the funds appropriated under this heading to procure defense articles and services to enhance the capacity of foreign security forces: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $2,220,000,000 shall be available for grants only for Israel, and not less than $1,040,000,000 shall be made available for grants only for Egypt, including for border security programs and activities in the Sinai: Provided further, That the funds appropriated under this heading for assistance for Israel shall be disbursed within 30 days of the enactment of this Act: Provided further, That to the extent that the Government of Israel requests that funds be used for such purposes, grants made available for Israel under this heading shall, as agreed by the United States and Israel, be available for advanced weapons systems, of which not less than $583,860,000 shall be available for the procurement in Israel of defense articles and defense services, including research and development: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading estimated to be outlayed for Egypt during fiscal year 2010 shall be transferred to an interest bearing account for Egypt in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York within 30 days of enactment of this Act: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, $150,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Jordan: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not more than $55,000,000 shall be available for assistance for Colombia, of which up to $12,500,000 is available to support maritime interdiction and riverine operations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $238,000,000 should be made available for assistance for Pakistan: Provided further, That in addition to the funds made available in the previous proviso, up to $60,000,000 of the funds appropriated under the heading `Economic Support Fund' in this Act and prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under this heading and made available for assistance for Pakistan, subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading shall be made available to support or continue any program initially funded under the authority of section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109-163; 119 Stat. 3456) unless the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Secretary of Defense, has justified such program to the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this heading shall be nonrepayable notwithstanding any requirement in section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading shall be obligated upon apportionment in accordance with paragraph (5)(C) of title 31, United States Code, section 1501(a).


    None of the funds made available under this heading shall be available to finance the procurement of defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services that are not sold by the United States Government under the Arms Export Control Act unless the foreign country proposing to make such procurements has first signed an agreement with the United States Government specifying the conditions under which such procurements may be financed with such funds: Provided, That all country and funding level increases in allocations shall be submitted through the regular notification procedures of section 7015 of this Act: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under this heading may be made available for assistance for Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Haiti, Guatemala, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Kenya, Chad, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo except pursuant to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for demining, the clearance of unexploded ordnance, and related activities, and may include activities implemented through nongovernmental and international organizations: Provided further, That only those countries for which assistance was justified for the `Foreign Military Sales Financing Program' in the fiscal year 1989 congressional presentation for security assistance programs may utilize funds made available under this heading for procurement of defense articles, defense services or design and construction services that are not sold by the United States Government under the Arms Export Control Act: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be expended at the minimum rate necessary to make timely payment for defense articles and services: Provided further, That not more than $54,464,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading may be obligated for necessary expenses, including the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only for use outside of the United States, for the general costs of administering military assistance and sales, except that this limitation may be exceeded only through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading for general costs of administering military assistance and sales, not to exceed $4,000 may be available for entertainment expenses and not to exceed $130,000 may be available for representation allowances: Provided further, That not more than $550,000,000 of funds realized pursuant to section 21(e)(1)(A) of the Arms Export Control Act may be obligated for expenses incurred by the Department of Defense during fiscal year 2010 pursuant to section 43(b) of the Arms Export Control Act, except that this limitation may be exceeded only through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.


TITLE VII


GENERAL PROVISIONS


prohibition against direct funding for certain countries


    Sec. 7007. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended to finance directly any assistance or reparations for the governments of Cuba, North Korea, Iran, or Syria: Provided, That for purposes of this section, the prohibition on obligations or expenditures shall include direct loans, credits, insurance and guarantees of the Export-Import Bank or its agents.

coups d'etat


    Sec. 7008. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended to finance directly any assistance to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree: Provided, That assistance may be resumed to such government if the President determines and certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that subsequent to the termination of assistance a democratically elected government has taken office: Provided further, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to assistance to promote democratic elections or public participation in democratic processes: Provided further, That funds made available pursuant to the previous provisos shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.


reporting requirement


    Sec. 7010. The Secretary of State shall provide the Committees on Appropriations, not later than April 1, 2010, and for each fiscal quarter, a report in writing on the uses of funds made available under the headings `Foreign Military Financing Program', `International Military Education and Training', and `Peacekeeping Operations': Provided, That such report shall include a description of the obligation and expenditure of funds, and the specific country in receipt of, and the use or purpose of the assistance provided by such funds.


reprogramming notification requirements


    (f) None of the funds appropriated under titles III through VI of this Act shall be obligated or expended for assistance for Serbia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Iran, Haiti, Libya, Ethiopia, Nepal, Colombia, Mexico, Kazakhstan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, or Cambodia and countries listed in section 7045(c)(2) and (f)(2) of this Act except as provided through the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations.

western hemisphere


    Sec. 7045. (a) Trade Capacity- Of the funds appropriated by this Act, not less than $10,000,000 under the heading `Development Assistance' and not less than $10,000,000 under the heading `Economic Support Fund' shall be made available for labor and environmental capacity building activities relating to the free trade agreements with countries of Central America, Peru and the Dominican Republic.

    (b) Assistance for Haiti-

      (1) The Government of Haiti shall be eligible to purchase defense articles and services under the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), for the Coast Guard.

      (2) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under titles III and IV, not less than $295,530,000 shall be made available for assistance for Haiti.

      (3) None of the funds made available by this Act under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' may be used to transfer excess weapons, ammunition or other lethal property of an agency of the United States Government to the Government of Haiti for use by the Haitian National Police until the Secretary of State reports to the Committees on Appropriations that any members of the Haitian National Police who have been credibly alleged to have committed serious crimes, including drug trafficking and violations of internationally recognized human rights, have been suspended.


    (c) Caribbean Basin Security Initiative- Of the funds appropriated under the headings `Development Assistance', `Economic Support Fund', `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement', and `Foreign Military Financing Program' in this Act, not less than $37,000,000 should be made available for assistance for the countries of the Caribbean Basin, to provide equipment and training to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, education, anti-corruption, rule of law activities, and maritime security, of which not less than $21,100,000 should be made available for social justice and education programs to include vocational training, workforce development and juvenile justice activities: Provided, That none of the funds made available under this subsection shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

      (1) SPENDING PLAN- Not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a detailed spending plan for funds appropriated or otherwise made available for the countries of the Caribbean Basin by this Act, with concrete goals, actions to be taken, budget proposals, and anticipated results.

      (2) DEFINITION- For the purposes of this subsection, the term `countries of the Caribbean Basin' means Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

    (d) Assistance for Guatemala-

      (1) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' not less than $4,000,000 shall be made available for a United States contribution to the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG).


      (2) Funds appropriated by this Act under the heading `International Military Education and Training' (IMET) that are available for assistance for Guatemala, other than for expanded IMET, may be made available only for the Guatemalan Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers: Provided, That assistance for the Army Corps of Engineers shall only be available for training to improve disaster response capabilities and to participate in international peacekeeping operations: Provided further, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers are respecting internationally recognized human rights and cooperating with civilian judicial investigations and prosecutions of current and retired military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations of such rights, and with the CICIG by granting access to CICIG personnel, providing evidence to CICIG, and allowing witness testimony.

      (3) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under the heading `Foreign Military Financing Program', not more than $1,000,000 may be made available for the Guatemalan Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers: Provided, That assistance for the Army Corps of Engineers shall only be available for training to improve disaster response capabilities and to participate in international peacekeeping operations: Provided further, That such funds may be made available only if the Secretary of State certifies that the Air Force, Navy and Army Corps of Engineers are respecting internationally recognized human rights and cooperating with civilian judicial investigations and prosecutions of current and retired military personnel who have been credibly alleged to have committed violations of such rights, including protecting and providing to the Attorney General's office all military archives pertaining to the internal armed conflict, and cooperating with the CICIG by granting access to CICIG personnel, providing evidence to CICIG, and allowing witness testimony: Provided further, That funds made available in this Act for regional naval cooperation and maritime security assistance programs shall not be subject to the funding limitation of this subsection.

    (e) Assistance for Mexico-


      (1) ASSISTANCE- Of the funds appropriated under the headings `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement', `Foreign Military Financing Program', and `Economic Support Fund' in this Act, not more than $210,250,000 may be made available for assistance for Mexico, only to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, and rule of law activities: Provided, That none of the funds made available under this subsection shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

      (2) APPLICABILITY OF FISCAL YEAR 2009 PROVISIONS- The provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3) of section 7045(e) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111-8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Mexico to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for Mexico.

    (f) Assistance for the Countries of Central America- Of the funds appropriated under the headings `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement', `Economic Support Fund', and `Foreign Military Financing Program', up to $83,000,000 may be made available for assistance for the countries of Central America only to combat drug trafficking and related violence and organized crime, and for judicial reform, institution building, anti-corruption, rule of law activities, and maritime security: Provided, That funds appropriated under the heading `Economic Support Fund' shall be made available through the United States Agency for International Development for continued support of an Economic and Social Development Fund for Central America: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this subsection shall be made available for budget support or as cash payments.

      (1) APPLICABILITY OF FISCAL YEAR 2009 PROVISIONS- The provisions of paragraphs (1) through (3) of section 7045(f) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111-8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for countries of Central America to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for the countries of Central America.


      (2) DEFINITION- For the purposes of this subsection, the term `countries of Central America' means Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

    (g) Aircraft Operations and Maintenance- To the maximum extent practicable, the costs of operations and maintenance, including fuel, of aircraft funded by this Act should be borne by the recipient country.

    (h) Pilot Project- Not later than June 30, 2011, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations on the feasibility of extending the use of passport cards as proof of identity and citizenship for the purposes of international travel by nationals of the United States, Canada, and Mexico to air ports of entry between the United States and Canada and between the United States and Mexico: Provided, That the report shall detail all relevant security, infrastructure, budget, policy, or diplomatic implications that may arise from extending such use of passport cards: Provided further, That the Secretary shall use up to $100,000 of the funds made available under the heading `Diplomatic and Consular Programs' in this Act for a pilot project to test the feasibility of such use of passport cards at selected air ports of entry between the United States and Canada.

colombia


    Sec. 7046. (a) Assistance- Of the funds appropriated under the headings `Economic Support Fund', `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement', `Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs', `International Military Education and Training', and `Foreign Military Financing Program' in this Act, not more than $521,880,000 shall be made available for assistance for Colombia.


    Funds appropriated by this Act and made available to the Department of State for assistance to the Government of Colombia may be used to support a unified campaign against narcotics trafficking and organizations designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations and successor organizations, and to take actions to protect human health and welfare in emergency circumstances, including undertaking rescue operations: Provided, That assistance made available in prior Acts for the Government of Colombia to protect the Cano-Limon pipeline may also be used for purposes for which funds are made available under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' in this Act: Provided further, That no United States Armed Forces personnel or United States civilian contractor employed by the United States will participate in any combat operation in connection with assistance made available by this Act for Colombia: Provided further, That rotary and fixed wing aircraft supported with funds appropriated under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' for assistance for Colombia may be used for aerial or manual drug eradication and interdiction including to transport personnel and supplies and to provide security for such operations, and to provide transport in support of alternative development programs and investigations of cases under the jurisdiction of the Attorney General, the Procuraduria General de la Nacion, and the Defensoria del Pueblo: Provided further, That the President shall ensure that if any helicopter procured with funds in this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs, is used to aid or abet the operations of any illegal self-defense group, paramilitary organization, illegal security cooperative or successor organizations in Colombia, such helicopter shall be immediately returned to the United States: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act or prior Acts making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs may be made available for assistance for the Colombian Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad.


    Of the funds available under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' for the Colombian national police for the procurement of chemicals for aerial coca and poppy eradication programs, not more than 20 percent of such funds may be made available for such eradication programs unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that: (1) the herbicide is being used in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency label requirements for comparable use in the United States and with Colombian laws; and (2) the herbicide, in the manner it is being used, does not pose unreasonable risks or adverse effects to humans or the environment, including endemic species: Provided, That such funds may not be made available unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations that any complaints of harm to health or licit crops caused by such aerial eradication are thoroughly investigated and evaluated, and fair compensation is being paid in a timely manner for meritorious claims: Provided further, That such funds may not be made available for such purposes unless programs are being implemented by the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of Colombia, or other organizations, in consultation and coordination with local communities, to provide alternative sources of income in areas where security permits for small-acreage growers and communities whose illicit crops are targeted for aerial eradication: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act for assistance for Colombia shall be made available for the cultivation or processing of African oil palm, if doing so would contribute to significant loss of native species, disrupt or contaminate natural water sources, reduce local food security, or cause the forced displacement of local people: Provided further, That funds appropriated by this Act may not be used for aerial eradication in Colombia's national parks or reserves unless the Secretary of State certifies to the Committees on Appropriations on a case-by-case basis that there are no effective alternatives and the eradication is conducted in accordance with Colombian laws.

    (b) Applicability of Fiscal Year 2009 Provisions-


      (1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2), the provisions of subsections (b) through (f) of section 7046 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111-8) shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Colombia to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions of law applied to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by such other Act for assistance for Colombia.

      (2) EXCEPTIONS- The following provisions of section 7046 of division H of Public Law 111-8 shall apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for assistance for Colombia as follows:

        (A) Subsection (b)(1)(B) is amended by striking clause (iv) and inserting the following:

          `(iv) That the Government of Colombia is respecting the rights of human rights defenders, journalists, trade unionists, political opposition and religious leaders, and indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, and the Colombian Armed Forces are implementing procedures to distinguish between civilians, including displaced persons, and combatants in their operations.'.

        (B) Subsection (b)(2) is amended by striking `July 31, 2009' and inserting `July 31, 2010'.

        (C) Subsection (b)(3) is amended by striking `Andean Counterdrug Programs' and inserting `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement'.


        (D) Subsection (c) is amended by striking `September 30, 2009' and inserting `September 30, 2010'.

        (E) Subsection (d)(1) is amended--

          (i) by striking `$16,769,000' and inserting `$18,606,000'; and

          (ii) by striking `fiscal year 2009' and inserting `fiscal year 2010'.

community-based police assistance


    Sec. 7047. (a) Authority- Funds made available by titles III and IV of this Act to carry out the provisions of chapter 1 of part I and chapters 4 and 6 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, may be used, notwithstanding section 660 of that Act, to enhance the effectiveness and accountability of civilian police authority through training and technical assistance in human rights, the rule of law, anti-corruption, strategic planning, and through assistance to foster civilian police roles that support democratic governance including assistance for programs to prevent conflict, respond to disasters, address gender-based violence, and foster improved police relations with the communities they serve.


    (b) Notification- Assistance provided under subsection (a) shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations.