22 U.S. Code § 7715. Assistance to certain candidate countries

(a) Authorization

The Board, acting through the Chief Executive Officer, is authorized to provide assistance to a candidate country described in subsection (b) for the purpose of assisting such country to become an eligible country.

(b) Candidate country describedA candidate country referred to in subsection (a) is a candidate country that—
satisfies the requirements contained in subsection (a) or (b) of section 7705 of this title; and
demonstrates a significant commitment to meet the requirements of section 7706(b) of this title but fails to meet such requirements (including by reason of the absence or unreliability of data).
(c) Administration

Assistance under this section may be provided through the United StatesAgency for International Development.

(d) Funding
(1) Limitation

Not more than 10 percent of the amounts made available to carry out this chapter for a fiscal year may be made available to carry out this section.

(2) Restriction relating to assistance

None of the funds authorized to carry out the purposes of this chapter shall be available for assistance under this section to a country that does not qualify as a candidate country under section 7705 of this title for the fiscal year during which such assistance is provided.

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (d), was in the original “this Act”, meaning title VI of Pub. L. 108–199, div. D, Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 211, known as the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 7701 of this title and Tables.


2018—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 115–167 amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Not more than 10 percent of the amount appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations under section 7718(a) of this title for fiscal year 2004 is authorized to be made available to carry out this section.”

2005—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 109–13 substituted “subsection (a) or (b) of section 7705” for “subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 7705(a)(1)”.