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22 U.S. Code § 7833 - Assistance provided outside of North Korea

(a) Assistance

The President is authorized to provide assistance to support organizations or persons that provide humanitarian assistance to North Koreans who are outside of North Korea without the permission of the Government of North Korea.

(b) Types of assistanceAssistance provided under subsection (a) should be used to provide—
humanitarian assistance to North Korean refugees, defectors, migrants, and orphans outside of North Korea, which may include support for refugee camps or temporary settlements; and
humanitarian assistance to North Korean women outside of North Korea who are victims of trafficking, as defined in section 7102(15)[1] of this title, or are in danger of being trafficked.
(c) Authorization of appropriations
(1) In general

In addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes, there are authorized to be appropriated to the President $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2018 through 2022 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.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Section 7102(15) of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(2), was redesignated section 7102(17) of this title by Pub. L. 115–427, § 2(1), Jan. 9, 2019, 132 Stat. 5503.


2018—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 115–198 substituted “2018 through 2022” for “2013 through 2017”.

2013—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 113–4 substituted “section 7102(15)” for “section 7102(14)”.

2012—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 112–172 substituted “$5,000,000” for “$20,000,000” and “2013 through 2017” for “2005 through 2012”.

2008—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 110–346 substituted “2012” for “2008”.