None of the funds made available pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be used to carry out any provision of this chapter in any country or with respect to any project or activity, after the expiration of the thirty-five-day period which begins on the date the Government Accountability Office or any committee of the Congress charged with considering legislation, appropriations or expenditures under this chapter, has delivered to the office of the head of any agency carrying out such provision, a written request that it be furnished any document, paper, communication, audit, review, finding, recommendation, report, or other material in its custody or control relating to the administration of such provision in such country or with respect to such project or activity, unless and until there has been furnished to the Government Accountability Office, or to such committee, as the case may be,
(1) the document, paper, communication, audit, review, finding, recommendation, report, or other material so requested, or
(2) a certification by the President that he has forbidden the furnishing thereof pursuant to request and his reason for so doing.
This chapter, referred to in text, 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.
This section was formerly classified to subsec. (c) ofsection
2394 of this title prior to the complete revision of section
2394 of this title by Pub. L. 95–424, title V, § 502(a)(2),Oct. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 957.
2004—Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office” in two places.
Section effective Oct. 1, 1978, see section 605 ofPub. L. 95–424, set out as an Effective Date of 1978 Amendment 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.
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