Legislation: Relevant text from S. 1054: "Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009," as passed by a Senate committee, May 14, 2009.
S 1054 PCS
May 14, 2009
Mr. INOUYE, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported the following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the calendar
- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
- That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes, namely:
BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE
Department of State
international narcotics control and law enforcement
- For an additional amount for `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement', $393,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not more than $109,000,000 may be made available for assistance for the West Bank and not more than $66,000,000 may be made available for assistance for Mexico.
GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS TITLE
- Sec. 1108. (a) Not later than 60 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing actions taken by the Government of Mexico since June 30, 2008, to investigate and prosecute violations of internationally recognized human rights by members of the Mexican Federal police and military forces, and to support a thorough, independent, and credible investigation of the murder of American citizen Bradley Roland Will.
- (b) None of the funds appropriated in this title may be made available for the cost of fuel for helicopters provided to Mexico, or for logistical support, including operations and maintenance, of aircraft purchased by the Government of Mexico.
- (c) In order to enhance border security and cooperation in law enforcement efforts between Mexico and the United States, funds appropriated in this title that are available for assistance for Mexico may be made available for the procurement of law enforcement communications equipment only if such equipment utilizes open standards and is compatible with, and capable of operating with, radio communications systems and related equipment utilized by Federal law enforcement agencies in the United States to enhance border security and cooperation in law enforcement efforts between Mexico and the United States.
- Sec. 1118. (a) Modifications- The funding limitation in section 7046(a) of Public Law 111-8 shall not apply to funds made available for assistance for Colombia through the United States Agency for International Development's Office of Transition Initiatives: Provided, That title III of division H of Public Law 111-8 is amended under the heading `Economic Support Fund' in the second proviso by striking `up to $20,000,000' and inserting `not less than $20,000,000'.
- (f) Of the funds appropriated under the heading `Foreign Military Financing Program' in Public Law 110-161 that are available for assistance for Colombia, $500,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated under the heading `International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement' to provide medical and rehabilitation assistance for members of Colombian security forces who have suffered severe injuries.
terms and conditions
- Sec. 1119. Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this title shall be available under the authorities and conditions provided in the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2009 (division H of Public Law 111-8), except that sections 7042(a) and (c) and 7070(e)(2) of such Act shall not apply to such funds.