22 U.S. Code § 2431a - Definitions

As used in this subchapter:
(1) Administering body
The term “administering body” means the entity provided for in section 2431g (c) of this title.
(2) Appropriate congressional committees
The term “appropriate congressional committees” means—
(A) the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives; and
(B) the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.
(3) Beneficiary country
The term “beneficiary country” means an eligible country with respect to which the authority of section 2431d (a)(1) of this title, section 2431e (a)(1) of this title, or paragraph (1) or (2) of section 2431f (a) of this title is exercised.
(4) Board
The term “Board” means the board referred to in section 2431i of this title.
(5) Developing country with a tropical forest
The term “developing country with a tropical forest” means—
(A)
(i) a country that has a per capita income of $725 or less in 1994 United States dollars (commonly referred to as “low-income country”), as determined and adjusted on an annual basis by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in its World Development Report; or
(ii) a country that has a per capita income of more than $725 but less than $8,956 in 1994 United States dollars (commonly referred to as “middle-income country”), as determined and adjusted on an annual basis by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in its World Development Report; and
(B) a country that contains at least one tropical forest that is globally outstanding in terms of its biological diversity or represents one of the larger intact blocks of tropical forests left, on a regional, continental, or global scale.
(6) Eligible country
The term “eligible country” means a country designated by the President in accordance with section 2431c of this title.
(7) Tropical Forest Agreement
The term “Tropical Forest Agreement” or “Agreement” means a Tropical Forest Agreement provided for in section 2431g of this title.
(8) Tropical Forest Facility
The term “Tropical Forest Facility” or “Facility” means the Tropical Forest Facility established in the Department of the Treasury by section 2431b of this title.
(9) Tropical Forest Fund
The term “Tropical Forest Fund” or “Fund” means a Tropical Forest Fund provided for in section 2431h of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. V, § 803, as added Pub. L. 105–214, § 1,July 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 886.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 803 ofPub. L. 87–195, pt. V, was classified to section 2433 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–329.
Change of Name

Committee on International Relations of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Foreign Affairs of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.

 

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