Policy toward a transitional Cuban GovernmentFood, medicine, and medical supplies for humanitarian purposes should be made available for Cuba under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.] and the Food for Peace Act [7 U.S.C. 1691 et seq.] if the President determines and certifies to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate that the government in power in Cuba—
has made a public commitment to hold free and fair elections for a new government within 6 months and is proceeding to implement that decision;
has made a public commitment to respect, and is respecting, internationally recognized human rights and basic democratic freedoms; and
is not providing weapons or funds to any group, in any other country, that seeks the violent overthrow of the government of that country.
(Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title XVII
, § 1707, Oct. 23, 1992
, 106 Stat. 2579
; Pub. L. 110–246, title III
, § 3001(b)(1)(A), (2)(V), June 18, 2008
, 122 Stat. 1820
References in Text
The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 87–195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 32 (§ 2151 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2151 of this title and Tables.
The Food for Peace Act, referred to in text, is act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, 68 Stat. 454, which is classified generally 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 1691 of Title 7 and Tables.
2008—Pub. L. 110–246 substituted “Food for Peace Act” for “Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954” in introductory provisions.
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