22 U.S. Code § 2291a - Authorization of appropriations
(a) Fiscal year authorization; availability of funds
(1) To carry out the purposes of section 2291 of this title, there are authorized to be appropriated to the President $147,783,000 for fiscal year 1993 and $171,500,000 for fiscal year 1994.
(b) Procurement of weapons and ammunition
Except as provided in paragraph (2), funds made available to carry out this part shall not be made available for the procurement of weapons or ammunition.
Paragraph (1) shall not apply with respect to funds for the procurement of—
(A) weapons or ammunition provided only for the defensive arming of aircraft used for narcotics-related purposes, or
(B) firearms and related ammunition provided only for defensive purposes to employees or contract personnel of the Department of State engaged in activities under this part,
if, at least 15 days before obligating those funds, the President notifies the appropriate congressional committees in accordance with the procedures applicable to reprogramming notifications under section 2394–1 of this title.
(c) Contributions and reimbursement
(1) To ensure local commitment to the activities assisted under this part, a country receiving assistance under this part should bear an appropriate share of the costs of any narcotics control program, project, or activity for which such assistance is to be provided. A country may bear such costs on an “in kind” basis.
(A) The President is authorized to accept contributions from foreign governments to carry out the purposes of this part. Such contributions shall be deposited as an offsetting collection to the applicable appropriation account and may be used under the same terms and conditions as funds appropriated pursuant to this part.
(B) At the time of submission of the annual congressional presentation documents required by section 2394 (a) of this title, the President shall provide a detailed report on any contributions received in the preceding fiscal year, the amount of such contributions, and the purposes for which such contributions were used.
(d) Administrative assistance
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), personnel funded pursuant to this section are authorized to provide administrative assistance to personnel assigned to the bureau designated by the Secretary of State to replace the Bureau for International Narcotics Matters.
(e) Advance notification of transfer of seized assets
The President shall notify the appropriate congressional committees at least 10 days prior to any transfer by the United States Government to a foreign country for narcotics control purposes of any property or funds seized by or otherwise forfeited to the United States Government in connection with narcotics-related activity.
(f) Treatment of funds
Funds transferred to and consolidated with funds appropriated pursuant to this part may be made available on such terms and conditions as are applicable to funds appropriated pursuant to this part. Funds so transferred or consolidated shall be apportioned directly to the bureau within the Department of State responsible for administering this part.
(g) Excess property
For purposes of this part, the Secretary of State may use the authority of section 2358 of this title, without regard to the restrictions of such section, to receive nonlethal excess property from any agency of the United States Government for the purpose of providing such property to a foreign government under the same terms and conditions as funds authorized to be appropriated for the purposes of this part.
Source(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. I, § 482, as added Pub. L. 92–352, title V, § 503,July 13, 1972, 86 Stat. 497; amended Pub. L. 93–189, § 11(b),Dec. 17, 1973, 87 Stat. 720; Pub. L. 94–329, title V, § 504(a),June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 764; Pub. L. 95–92, § 3,Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 614; Pub. L. 95–384, § 5,Sept. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 731; Pub. L. 96–92, § 3(a),Oct. 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 701; Pub. L. 96–533, title IV, § 402(a), (b),Dec. 16, 1980, 94 Stat. 3149; Pub. L. 97–113, title V, § 502(c),Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1539; Pub. L. 99–83, title VI, §§ 602, 608, 614,Aug. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 228, 229, 231; Pub. L. 99–529, title IV, § 401,Oct. 24, 1986, 100 Stat. 3019; Pub. L. 99–570, title II, § 2002,Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–60; Pub. L. 100–690, title IV, § 4201,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4267; Pub. L. 101–231, §§ 16, 17 (g),Dec. 13, 1989, 103 Stat. 1964, 1965; Pub. L. 102–583, §§ 3, 4 (e), 6 (b)(4),Nov. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 4914, 4915, 4932; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 164(a),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 411; Pub. L. 103–447, title I, § 101(c),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4692; Pub. L. 104–164, title I, § 131(b), (c),July 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1429.)
1996—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–164, § 131(b), substituted “Contributions and reimbursement” for “Contribution by recipient country” in heading, redesignated existing provisions as par. (1), and added pars. (2) and (3).
Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 104–164, § 131(c), added subsecs. (f) and (g).
1994—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–236added subsec. (d).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 103–447added subsec. (e).
1992—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 102–583, § 3, substituted “$147,783,000 for fiscal year 1993 and $171,500,000 for fiscal year 1994” for “$115,000,000 for fiscal year 1990”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–583, § 4(e), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Funds authorized to be appropriated by this section shall not be made available for the procurement of weapons or ammunition under this part.”
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 102–583, § 6(b)(4), redesignatedsubsec. (d) as (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows: “Notwithstanding section 1306 oftitle 31, section 508 of the General Government Matters, Department of Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1962, and section 1705 of title 7, up to the equivalent of $10,000,000 in currencies or credits of the Government of Pakistan held by the United States shall, to such extent as may be provided in an appropriation Act, be available to the President for the fiscal year 1981 (and shall remain available until expended) to carry out the purposes of section 2291 of this title through assistance to the Government of Pakistan. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the availability or expenditure of such foreign currencies shall not affect or reduce appropriations otherwise available to carry out the administration of the international narcotics control program.”
1989—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 101–231, § 16, substituted “$115,000,000 for fiscal year 1990” for “$101,000,000 for fiscal year 1989”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–231, § 17(g), inserted “Contribution by recipient country” as heading and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Assistance may be provided under this part to a foreign country only if the country provides assurances to the President, and the President is satisfied, that the country will provide at least 25 percent of the costs of any narcotics control program, project, or activity for which such assistance is to be provided. The costs borne by the country may include ‘in-kind’ contributions.”
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–690added par. (1) and struck out former pars. (1) and (3) which related to authorization for fiscal years 1986 and 1987, and to contribution to United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control.
1986—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 99–570, § 2002(1), which directed that “$75,445,000 for the fiscal year 1987” be substituted for “$57,529,000 for the fiscal year 1987”, was executed by making the substitution for “$65,445,000 for the fiscal year 1987” to reflect the probable intent of Congress and the intervening amendment by Pub. L. 99–529. See Amendment note for Pub. L. 99–529below.
Pub. L. 99–570, § 2002(2), inserted provisions that if the President submits a detailed plan for use of the money, an additional $45,000,000 may be appropriated to carry out the purpose of section 2291 of this title, of which at least $10,000,000 shall be used primarily for helicopters or other aircraft based in Latin America for use for narcotics control, eradication, and interdiction efforts throughout the region.
Pub. L. 99–529, which directed the substitution of “$65,445,000 for the fiscal year 1987” for “$57,529,000 for the fiscal year 1987”, was executed by substituting the new phrase for “$57,529,000 for fiscal year 1987” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1985—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 99–83, § 602, amended par. (1) generally, substituting provisions authorizing appropriations of $57,529,000 for fiscal years 1986 and 1987, for provisions authorizing appropriations of $37,700,000 for fiscal years 1982 and 1983.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 99–83, § 614, added par. (3).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–83, § 608, added subsec. (d).
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–113, in par. (1), substituted appropriations authorization of $37,700,000 for fiscal years 1982 and 1983 for appropriation of $38,573,000 for fiscal year 1981, redesignated par. (3) as (2), and deleted former par. (2) which limited the contribution to the United Nations Fund for Drug Abuse Control from fiscal year 1981 appropriated funds to lesser of $3,000,000 or 50 percent of the total contributions by all countries to such Fund for the calendar year with respect to which the United States contribution is made.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–533, § 402(a), in par. (1), substituted appropriations authorization of $38,573,000 for fiscal year 1981 for such authorization of $51,758,000 for fiscal year 1980, redesignated as par. (3) as (2), substituting therein “1981” and “50 percent” for “1980” and “25 percent”, and deleted former par. (2) authorization of $16,000,000 for interdiction of drug traffic by Republic of Colombia to be used only for helicopters, patrol vessels, fixed radar equipment, transport vehicles, fuel, and for training personnel, and redesignated par. (4) as (3).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–533, § 402(b), added subsec. (c).
1979—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 96–92designated existing provisions as par. (1), substituted appropriations authorization of $51,758,000 for fiscal year 1980 for authorization of $40,000,000 for fiscal year 1979, and designated provision respecting availability of funds as par. (4).
Subsec. (a)(2), (3). Pub. L. 96–92added pars. (2) and (3).
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 96–92designated existing provision respecting availability of funds as par. (4) and substituted “subsection” for “section”.
1978—Pub. L. 95–384designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted “$40,000,000 for the fiscal year 1979” for “$39,000,000 for the fiscal year 1978”, and added subsec. (b).
1977—Pub. L. 95–92substituted provisions authorizing appropriations for fiscal year 1978 and providing for availability of amounts appropriated until expended, for provisions authorizing appropriations for fiscal years 1974 through 1977, provisions prohibiting obligation of appropriation for fiscal year 1976 for any country illegally trafficking in opiates unless such appropriation aids in reducing the amount of illegal opiates entering the international market, and provisions authorizing availability of amounts appropriated until expended.
1976—Pub. L. 94–329inserted provision that authorized $40,000,000 for the fiscal year 1976, no part of which can be obligated to any country where illegal opiate traffic is a significant problem unless the President certifies in writing to the Speaker of the House and chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations that the assistance furnished is significantly the amount of illegal opiates entering the international market, and authorized $34,000,000 for the fiscal year 1977.
1973—Pub. L. 93–189substituted “$42,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1974 and 1975. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended”, for “$42,500,000 for the fiscal year 1973, which amount is authorized to remain available until expended”.
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–83effective Oct. 1, 1985, see section 1301 ofPub. L. 99–83, set out as a note under section 2151–1 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.
Colombian Anti-Narcotics Enforcement Program
Pub. L. 96–533, title IV, § 402(c),Dec. 16, 1980, 94 Stat. 3150, provided: “Notwithstanding the provisions of section 482(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [subsec. (a)(2) of this section] as in effect immediately prior to the enactment of this Act [Dec. 16, 1980], funds appropriated for the fiscal year 1980 to carry out the purposes of section 481 of that Act [section 2291 of this title] which were obligated for assistance for Colombia may be used for fixed-wing aircraft, communications equipment, and such other equipment and operational support, including aviation services, as are essential to the Colombian anti-narcotics enforcement program.”
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