22 U.S. Code § 2221 - General authority

prev | next
(a) Voluntary contributions; grants and loans in case of the Indus Basin Development Fund
When he determines it to be in the national interest, the President is authorized to make voluntary contributions on a grant basis to international organizations and to programs administered by such organizations, and in the case of the Indus Basin Development Fund administered by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to make grants and loans payable as to principal and interest in United States dollars and subject to the provisions of section 2151t (b) of this title, on such terms and conditions as he may determine, in order to further the purposes of subchapter I of this chapter.
(b) Repealed. Pub. L. 97–113, title VII, § 734(a)(1),Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1560
(c) Palestine refugees; considerations and conditions for furnishing assistance
No contributions by the United States shall be made to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East except on the condition that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency take all possible measures to assure that no part of the United States contribution shall be used to furnish assistance to any refugee who is receiving military training as a member of the so-called Palestine Liberation Army or any other guerrilla type organization or who has engaged in any act of terrorism.
(d) Audit of funds; report to Congress and the President
In any case in which a fund established solely by United States contributions under this chapter or any other Act is administered by an international organization under the terms of an agreement between the United States and such international organization, such agreement shall provide that the Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct such audits as are necessary to assure that such fund is administered in accordance with such agreement. The President shall undertake to modify any existing agreement entered into before November 14, 1967, to conform to the requirements of the preceding sentence. The Comptroller General shall report simultaneously to the Congress and the President the results of the audits conducted under this subsection.
(e) Evaluation of United Nations and its affiliated organizations; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Asian Development Bank
(1) In the case of the United Nations and its affiliated organizations, including the International Atomic Energy Agency, the President shall, acting through the United States representative to such organizations, propose and actively seek the establishment by the governing authorities of such organizations of external, professionally qualified groups of appropriate size for the purpose of providing an independent and continuous program of selective examination, review, evaluation, and audits of the programs and activities of such organizations. Such proposal shall provide that such groups shall be established in accordance with such terms of reference as such governing authority may prescribe and that the reports of such groups on each examination, review, evaluation, or audit shall be submitted directly to such governing authority for transmittal to the representative of each individual member nation. Such proposal shall further include a statement of auditing and reporting standards, as prepared by the Comptroller General of the United States, for the consideration of the governing authority of the international organization concerned to assist in formulating terms of reference for such review and evaluation groups.
(2) In the case of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Asian Development Bank, the President shall, acting through the United States representative to such organizations, propose and actively seek the establishment by the governing authorities of such organizations professionally qualified groups of appropriate size for the purpose of providing an independent and continuous program of selective examination, review, evaluation, and audit of the programs and activities of such organizations. Such proposal shall provide that such groups shall be established in accordance with such terms of reference as such governing authorities may prescribe, and that the reports of such groups on each examination, review, evaluation, or audit shall be submitted directly to such governing authority for transmittal to the representative of each individual member nation. Such proposal shall further include a statement of auditing and reporting standards, as prepared by the Comptroller General of the United States, for the consideration of the governing authority of the international organization concerned to assist in formulating terms of reference for such review and evaluation groups.
(f) International Fertilizer Development Center; United States participation and assistance
The President is hereby authorized to permit United States participation in the International Fertilizer Development Center and is authorized to use any of the funds made available under this part for the purpose of furnishing assistance to the Center on such terms and conditions as he may determine.
(g) Transfer of funding of technological assistance programs to United Nations Development Program
It is the sense of the Congress that the President should instruct the appropriate representatives of the United States to the United Nations to encourage the specialized agencies of the United Nations to transfer the funding of technical assistance programs carried out by such agencies to the United Nations Development Program.
(h) International Food Policy Research Institute; availability of funds, etc.
The President is authorized to permit the United States to participate in and to use any of the funds made available under subchapter I of this chapter after December 29, 1981, for the purpose of furnishing assistance (on such terms and conditions as the President may determine) to the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Source

(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. I, § 301,Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 433; Pub. L. 89–171, pt. I, § 106 (a),Sept. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 656; Pub. L. 89–583, pt. I, § 107(a)–(c), Sept. 19, 1966, 80 Stat. 800; Pub. L. 90–137, pt. I, § 110(a),Nov. 14, 1967, 81 Stat. 453; Pub. L. 91–175, pt. I, § 108(a),Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 819; Pub. L. 93–189, § 9(1),Dec. 17, 1973, 87 Stat. 718; Pub. L. 94–161, title III, § 313(c),Dec. 20, 1975, 89 Stat. 866; Pub. L. 95–424, title I, §§ 102(b)(2)(A), 117(d),Oct. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 941, 953; Pub. L. 96–533, title VII, § 702,Dec. 16, 1980, 94 Stat. 3156; Pub. L. 97–113, title III, § 311(a), title VII, § 734(a)(1),Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1536, 1560.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (d), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 87–195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424, as amended, known as the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2151 of this title and Tables.
References to Subchapter I Deemed To Include Certain Parts of Subchapter II

References to subchapter I of this chapter are deemed to include parts IV (§ 2346 et seq.), VI (§ 2348 et seq.), and VIII (§ 2349aa et seq.) of subchapter II of this chapter, and references to subchapter II are deemed to exclude such parts. See section 202(b) ofPub. L. 92–226, set out as a note under section 2346 of this title, and sections 2348c and 2349aa–5 of this title.
Amendments

1981—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–113, § 734(a)(1), struck out subsec. (b) which limited contributions to United Nations Development Program and restricted assistance to Cuba. See section 2370 (f) of this title.
Subsec. (e)(3). Pub. L. 97–113, § 734(a)(1), struck out par. (3) which required reports by the President and the General Accounting Office of their evaluation of reports of international organizations to United States representatives on those organizations. See section 2394 of this title.
Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 97–113, § 311(a), added subsec. (h).
1980—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–533, § 702(a), required the Comptroller General to report to Congress and the President the results of the audits.
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 96–533, § 702(b)(1)–(3), substituted “organizations of external, professionally” for “organizations a single professionally”, “groups” for “group” in three places, “evaluation, and audits” for “and evaluation”, and “evaluation, or audit” for “and evaluation”.
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 96–533, § 702(b)(4), (5), required audits of programs and activities and reports of professionally qualified groups to include such audits.
Subsec. (e)(3). Pub. L. 96–533, § 702(b)(6), required the Comptroller General to include in the reports to Congress and the President his evaluation of the reports received by the United States representatives to the international organizations and related information.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–424substituted “section 2151t (b) of this title” for “section 2161 (d) of this title”.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 95–424added subsec. (g).
1975—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 94–161added subsec. (f).
1973—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 93–189added subsec. (e).
1969—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–175omitted provisions dealing with Israel and Arab governments taking steps toward repatriation of refugees and the extent and success of the United Nations and Arab governments to rectify refugees relief rolls, as criteria for the President to use in determining whether to furnish assistance for such refugees through contributions to the United Nations, omitted provisions dealing with amount of contribution for the fiscal year 1967, and expanded prohibition against the inclusion of members of other guerrilla type organizations or refugees engaged in any act of terrorism.
1967—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 90–137added subsec. (d).
1966—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–583, § 107(a), authorized in the case of the Indus Basin Development Executive grants and loans payable as to principal and interest in United States dollars and subject to the provisions of section 2161 (d) of this title.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 89–583, § 107(b), substituted “United Nations Development Program” for “United Nations Expanded Program of Technical Assistance and the United States Special Fund” and restricted economic or technical assistance to Cuba.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–583, § 107(c), substituted provisions limiting contributions by the United States for fiscal year 1967 to $13,300,000, for provisions limiting contributions for calendar year 1966 to $15,200,000 and prohibited the making of contributions assisting any refugee who is receiving military training as a member of the Palestine Liberation Army.
1965—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–171limited contributions by the United States to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to $15,200,000 for the calendar year 1966.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–424effective Oct. 1, 1978, see section 605 ofPub. L. 95–424, set out as a note under section 2151 of this title.
Delegation of Functions

For delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44 F.R. 56673, as amended, set out as a note under section 2381 of this title.
Use of Contributions for Projects in Cuba

Pub. L. 91–194, title I, § 100,Feb. 9, 1970, 84 Stat. 5, provided in part: “That the President shall seek to assure that no contribution to the United Nations Development Program authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended [section 2151 et seq. of this title], shall be used for projects for economic or technical assistance to the Government of Cuba, so long as Cuba is governed by the Castro regime.”
Similar provisions were contained in Pub. L. 89–691, title I, § 100,Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 1018; Pub. L. 90–249, title I, § 100,Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 936; Pub. L. 90–581, title I, § 100,Oct. 17, 1968, 82 Stat. 1137.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

22 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large

This is a list of parts within the Code of Federal Regulations for which this US Code section provides rulemaking authority.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 744 - POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE PROTECTION OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS IN TECHNICAL INFORMATION PROPOSED FOR RELEASE TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS

 

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.