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Text of the International Narcotics Control Corrections Act of 1994

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 7, 1994 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 7, 1994 (Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment).

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HR 5030 EAS

In the Senate of the United States,

October 7 (legislative day, September 12), 1994.

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 5030) entitled ‘An Act to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to make certain corrections relating to international narcotics control activities, and for other purposes’, do pass with the following

AMENDMENTS:

    ( 1 ) Page 8, line 19, after ‘repealed’ insert: except for the title heading and section 4702 (a) through (f)

    ( 2 ) Page 12 after line 2, insert:

I78TITLE I--NATO PARTICIPATION ACT OF 1994

I72SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.

    This title may be cited as the ‘NATO Participation Act of 1994’.

SEC. 102. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.

    It is the sense of the Congress that--

      (1) the leaders of the NATO member nations are to be commended for reaffirming that NATO membership remains open to Partnership for Peace countries emerging from communist domination and for welcoming eventual expansion of NATO to include such countries;

      (2) full and active participants in the Partnership for Peace in a position to further the principles of the North Atlantic Treaty and to contribute to the security of the North Atlantic area should be invited to become full NATO members in accordance with Article 10 of such Treaty at an early date, if such participants--

        (A) maintain their progress toward establishing democratic institutions, free market economies, civilian control of their armed forces, and the rule of law; and

        (B) remain committed to protecting the rights of all their citizens and respecting the territorial integrity of their neighbors;

      (3) the United States, other NATO member nations, and NATO itself should furnish appropriate assistance to facilitate the transition to full NATO membership at an early date of full and active participants in the Partnership for Peace; and

      (4) in particular, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia have made significant progress toward establishing democratic institutions, free market economies, civilian control of their armed forces, and the rule of law since the fall of their previous communist governments.

SEC. 103. AUTHORITY FOR PROGRAM TO FACILITATE TRANSITION TO NATO MEMBERSHIP.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The President may establish a program to assist the transition to full NATO membership of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and other Partnership for Peace countries emerging from communist domination designated pursuant to subsection (d).

    (b) CONDUCT OF PROGRAM- The program established under subsection (a) shall facilitate the transition to full NATO membership of the countries described in such subsection by supporting and encouraging, inter alia--

      (1) joint planning, training, and military exercises with NATO forces;

      (2) greater interoperability of military equipment, air defense systems, and command, control, and communications systems; and

      (3) conformity of military doctrine.

    (c) TYPE OF ASSISTANCE- In carrying out the program established under subsection (a), the President may provide to the countries described in such subsection the following types of security assistance:

      (1) The transfer of excess defense articles under section 516 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, without regard to the restrictions in paragraphs (1) through (3) of subsection (a) of such section (relating to the eligibility of countries for such articles under such section).

      (2) The transfer of nonlethal excess defense articles under section 519 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, without regard to the restriction in subsection (a) of such section (relating to the justification of the foreign military financing program for the fiscal year in which a transfer is authorized).

      (3) Assistance under chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (relating to international military education and training).

      (4) Assistance under section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act (relating to the ‘Foreign Military Financing Program’).

    (d) DESIGNATION OF PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE COUNTRIES EMERGING FROM COMMUNIST DOMINATION- The President may designate countries emerging from communism and participating in the Partnership for Peace, especially Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, to receive assistance under the program established under subsection (a) if the President determines and reports to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate that such countries--

      (1) are full and active participants in the Partnership for Peace;

      (2) have made significant progress toward establishing democratic institutions, a free market economy, civilian control of their armed forces, and the rule of law;

      (3) are likely (in the near future) to be in a position to further the principles of the North Atlantic Treaty and to contribute to the security of the North Atlantic area; and

      (4) are not selling or transferring defense articles to a state that has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism, as determined by the Secretary of State under section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979.

    (e) NOTIFICATION- At least 15 days before designating any country pursuant to subsection (d), the President shall notify the appropriate congressional committees in accordance with the procedures applicable under section 634A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

    (f) DETERMINATION- It is hereby determined that Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia meet the criteria required in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (d).

SEC. 104. ADDITIONAL AUTHORITIES.

    (a) ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT- The President is authorized to exercise the authority of sections 63 and 65 of the Arms Export Control Act with respect to any country designated under section 103(d) of this title on the same basis authorized with respect to NATO countries.

    (b) OTHER NATO AUTHORITIES- The President should designate any country designated under section 103(d) of this title as eligible under sections 2350c and 2350f of title 10, United States Code.

    (c) SENSE OF CONGRESS- It is the sense of Congress that, in the interest of maintaining stability and promoting democracy in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and any other Partnership for Peace country designated under section 103(d) of this title, those countries should be included in all activities under section 2457 of title 10, United States Code, relate to the increased standardization and enhance interoperability of equipment and weapons systems, through coordinated training and procurement activities, as well as other means, undertaken by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization members and other allied countries.

SEC. 105. REPORTING REQUIREMENT.

    The President shall include in the report required by section 514(a) of Public Law 103-236 (22 U.S.C. 1928 note) the following:

      (1) A description of all assistance provided under the program established under section 103(a), or otherwise provided by the United States Government to facilitate the transition to full NATO membership of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and other Partnership for Peace countries emerging from communist domination designated pursuant to section 103(d).

      (2) A description, on the basis of information received from NATO, of all assistance provided by other NATO member nations or NATO itself to facilitate the transition to full NATO membership of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and other Partnership for Peace countries emerging from communist domination designated pursuant to section 103(d).

Attest:

Secretary.