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H.J. Res.170

                       One Hundred Fourth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE SECOND SESSION

         Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
   the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-six


                            Joint Resolution


 
 Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and 
                           for other purposes.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That Public Law 104-99 is 
further amended by striking out ``March 29, 1996'' in sections 106(c), 
112, 126(c), 202(c) and 214 and inserting in lieu thereof ``April 24, 
1996''; and that Public Law 104-92 is further amended by striking out 
``April 3, 1996'' in section 106(c) and inserting in lieu thereof 
``April 24, 1996'' and by inserting in title IV in the matter before 
section 401 ``out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 
appropriated, and'' before ``out of the general fund''; and that 
section 347(b)(3) of Public Law 104-50 is amended to read as follows:
        ``(3) chapter 71, relating to labor-management relations;''; 
    and
that section 204(a) of the Auburn Indian Restoration Act (25 U.S.C. 
1300l-2(a)) is amended by striking ``shall'' in the first sentence and 
inserting in lieu thereof ``may''.
    Sec. 2. That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money 
in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 1996, and for other purposes, namely:

       FOREIGN OPERATIONS, EXPORT FINANCING, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

                  FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

                  AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

          Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States

                     (including transfers of funds)

    For an additional amount for ``Assistance for Eastern Europe and 
the Baltic States'' for Bosnia and Herzegovina, including demining 
assistance, $198,000,000: Provided, That of the funds appropriated 
under this heading by this Act that are made available for the economic 
revitalization program in Bosnia and Herzegovina, not less than 87.5 
percent shall be obligated and expended for programs, projects, and 
activities, within the sector assigned to American forces of the 
military Implementation Force (IFOR) established by the North Atlantic 
Council pursuant to the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia 
and Herzegovina and within the Sarajevo area: Provided further, That 
the preceding proviso shall not apply to any project that involves 
activities in both the American IFOR sector and other contiguous 
sectors: Provided further, That priority consideration should be given 
to projects and activities designated in the IFOR ``Task Force Eagle 
civil military project list'' in making available funds for the 
economic revitalization program: Provided further, That none of the 
funds appropriated under this heading by this Act shall be made 
available for the construction of new housing or residences in Bosnia 
and Herzegovina: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated 
under this heading by this Act or under this heading in Public Law 104-
107 may be made available for the purposes of repairing housing in 
areas where refugees or displaced persons are refused, by Federation or 
local authorities, the right of return due to ethnicity or political 
party affiliation: Provided further, That not to exceed $5,000,000 may 
be transferred to ``Debt Restructuring'' to be made available only for 
the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, of modifying direct loans and loan guarantees, notwithstanding 
any other provision of law: Provided further, That $3,000,000 shall be 
transferred to ``Operating Expenses of the Agency for International 
Development'' for administrative expenses: Provided further, That the 
additional amount appropriated or otherwise made available herein is 
designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(D)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the provisions of 
section 515 of Public Law 104-107, and any similar provision of law 
requiring advance notification to the Congress, shall be applicable to 
funds appropriated under this heading, except that the requirements of 
those provisions shall be satisfied by notification five days in 
advance of the obligation of such funds: Provided further: That, 
effective ninety days after the date of enactment of this Act, none of 
the funds appropriated under this heading by this Act may be made 
available for the purposes of economic revitalization in Bosnia and 
Herzegovina unless the President determines and certifies in writing to 
the Committees on Appropriations that the aggregate bilateral 
contributions pledged by non-United States donors for economic 
revitalization are at least equivalent to the United States bilateral 
contributions for economic revitalization made by this Act and in 
Public Law 104-107: Provided further, That 50 percent of the funds 
appropriated under this heading by this Act that are made available for 
economic revitalization shall not be available for obligation unless 
the President determines and certifies to the Committees on 
Appropriations that the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has 
complied with article III of Annex 1-A of the General Framework 
Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina concerning the withdrawal 
of foreign forces, and that intelligence cooperation on training, 
investigations, and related activities between Iranian officials and 
Bosnian officials has been terminated: Provided further, That funds 
withheld from obligation pursuant to the previous proviso may be made 
available for obligation and expenditure after June 15, 1996, 
notwithstanding the previous proviso if the President determines and 
reports to the Committees on Appropriations that it is important to the 
national security interest of the United States to do so: Provided 
further, That the authority contained in the previous proviso to make 
such a determination may be exercised by the President only and may not 
be delegated: Provided further, That with regard to funds appropriated 
under this heading by this Act (and local currencies generated by such 
funds) that are made available for economic revitalization, the 
Administrator of the Agency for International Development shall provide 
written approval for grants and loans prior to the obligation and 
expenditure of funds for such purposes, and the Administrator shall 
receive the agreement of grantees that such funds shall be subject to 
audits by the Inspector General of the Agency for International 
Development: Provided further, That with regard to funds appropriated 
under this heading by this Act (and local currencies generated by such 
funds) that are made available for economic revitalization, the 
Administrator of the Agency for International Development shall provide 
written approval for the use of funds that have been returned or repaid 
to any lending facility and grantee under the economic revitalization 
program prior to the use of such returned or repaid funds: Provided 
further, That, notwithstanding any provision of law under this heading 
in Public Law 104-107, the provisions of section 532 of that Act shall 
be applicable to funds appropriated under this heading that are used 
under the economic revitalization program and to local currencies 
generated by such funds: Provided further,  That such local currencies 
may be used only for program purposes: Provided further, That for the 
purposes of this Act, local currency generations under the economic 
revitalization program shall include the conversion of funds 
appropriated under this heading into currency used by Bosnia and 
Herzegovina as local currency and local currency returned or repaid 
under such program.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.