(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. III, § 620A, as added Pub. L. 94–329, title III, § 303,June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 753; amended Pub. L. 99–83, title V, § 503(a),Aug. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 220; Pub. L. 99–190, § 101(i) [title V, § 521], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1291, 1305; Pub. L. 101–222, § 5,Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1897; Pub. L. 110–246, title III, § 3001(b)(1)(A), (2)(Q),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1820.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (d), was in the original “this Act” and “the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961”, respectively, meaning Pub. L. 87–195
, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424
, as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
The Food for Peace Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, 68 Stat. 454
, which is classified principally to chapter 41 (§ 1691 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
The Peace Corps Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 87–293
, Sept. 22, 1961, 75 Stat. 612
, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 34 (§ 2501 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
The Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (d)(1), is act July 31, 1945, ch. 341, 59 Stat. 526
, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 6A (§ 635 et seq.) of Title 12, Banks and Banking. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246
substituted “Food for Peace Act” for “Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–222
amended section generally, in subsec. (a) substituting provisions prohibiting assistance if Secretary of State determines country has repeatedly supported terrorism, for provisions prohibiting assistance if President determines country grants sanctuary to terrorists or otherwise supports terrorism; redesignating subsec. (b) as (d) and inserting provisions prohibiting justification of waiver of assistance under specified Acts and provisions describing contents of report on proposed waiver; adding subsecs. (b) and (c); and striking out subsec. (c) which related to imposition of sanction by other countries.
1985—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–190
inserted reference to the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945.
Pub. L. 99–83
amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting provisions relating to covered programs and Presidential determinations respecting termination of assistance, for provisions relating to termination of assistance to countries granting sanctuary to international terrorists and period of ineligibility.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–83
amended subsec. (b) generally, substituting provisions relating to waiver of application of subsec. (a), for provisions relating to reports respecting continuation of assistance to any country falling within provisions of former subsec. (a) of this section.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–83
, in amending section generally, added subsec. (c).
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–246
effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) ofPub. L. 110–246
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–83
effective Oct. 1, 1985, see section 1301 ofPub. L. 99–83
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Delegation of Functions
For delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44
, as amended, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Self-Defense in Accordance With International Law
Section 10 ofPub. L. 101–222
provided that: “The use by any government of armed force in the exercise of individual or collective self-defense in accordance with applicable international agreements and customary international law shall not be considered an act of international terrorism for purposes of the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1989 Amendment note, set out under section
of this title].”