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Text of the Emergency Supplemental Assistance for Israel Act of 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 28, 1991. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 28, 1991 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of America


Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one

An Act

To authorize emergency supplemental assistance for Israel for additional costs

incurred as a result of the Persian Gulf conflict.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ‘Emergency Supplemental Assistance for Israel Act of 1991’.


    (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There are authorized to be appropriated as emergency supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1991 for assistance under chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (relating to the economic support fund) $650,000,000 for additional costs resulting from the conflict in the Persian Gulf region.

    (b) CASH GRANT FOR ISRAEL- Funds appropriated pursuant to the authorization contained in subsection (a) shall be available only for assistance for Israel. Such assistance shall be provided on a grant basis as a cash transfer. Funds provided to Israel under this section may be used by Israel for incremental costs associated with the conflict in the Persian Gulf region without regard to section 531(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

    (c) DESIGNATION AS EMERGENCY FOR BUDGETARY PURPOSES- Funds authorized to be appropriated under this section are designated emergency requirements pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.