22 U.S. Code § 7812 - Support for human rights and democracy programs

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(a) Support
The President is authorized to provide grants to private, nonprofit organizations to support programs that promote human rights, democracy, rule of law, and the development of a market economy in North Korea. Such programs may include appropriate educational and cultural exchange programs with North Korean participants, to the extent not otherwise prohibited by law.
(b) Authorization of appropriations
(1) In general
There are authorized to be appropriated to the President $2,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2008 and $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2017 to carry out this section.
(2) Availability
Amounts appropriated pursuant to the authorization of appropriations under paragraph (1) are authorized to remain available until expended.


(Pub. L. 108–333, title I, § 102,Oct. 18, 2004, 118 Stat. 1290; Pub. L. 110–346, § 5,Oct. 7, 2008, 122 Stat. 3941; Pub. L. 112–172, § 4,Aug. 16, 2012, 126 Stat. 1308.)

2012—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–172substituted “2017” for “2012”.
2008—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 110–346inserted “and $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2012” after “2008”.


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