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

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(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 described
A candidate country referred to in subsection (a) is a candidate country that—
(1) satisfies the requirements contained in subsection (a) or (b) ofsection 7705 of this title; and
(2) 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 States Agency for International Development.
(d) Funding
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.


(Pub. L. 108–199, div. D, title VI, § 616,Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 224; Pub. L. 109–13, div. A, title II, § 2109,May 11, 2005, 119 Stat. 268.)

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


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