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22 U.S. Code § 2711 - Counterterrorism Protection Fund

(a) Authority

The Secretary of State may reimburse domestic and foreign persons, agencies, or governments for the protection of judges or other persons who provide assistance or information relating to terrorist incidents primarily outside the territorial jurisdiction of the United States. Before making a payment under this section in a matter over which there is Federal criminal jurisdiction, the Secretary shall advise and consult with the Attorney General.

(b) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State for “Administration of Foreign Affairs” $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1987 for use in reimbursing persons, agencies, or governments under this section.

(c) Designation of Fund

Amounts made available under this section may be referred to as the “Counterterrorism Protection Fund”.

(Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 841, title I, § 39, as added Pub. L. 99–399, title V, § 504(2), Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 871.)
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 39 of act Aug. 1, 1956, was renumbered section 40 by section 504(1) of Pub. L. 99–399, and subsequently renumbered, and set out as a Short Title of 1956 Amendment note under section 2651 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–138, title I, § 111(1), Oct. 28, 1991, 105 Stat. 654.