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Text of A bill to provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 16, 2013 (Introduced).

II

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 978

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 16, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

A BILL

To provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.

1.

Report on United States contributions to the United Nations

(a)

In general

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to Congress a report on all assessed and voluntary contributions, including in-kind, of the United States Government to the United Nations and its affiliated agencies and related bodies during the previous fiscal year.

(b)

Content

The report required under subsection (a) shall include the following elements:

(1)

The total amount of all assessed and voluntary contributions, including in-kind, of the United States Government to the United Nations and United Nations affiliated agencies and related bodies.

(2)

The approximate percentage of United States Government contributions to each United Nations affiliated agency or body in such fiscal year when compared with all contributions to such agency or body from any source in such fiscal year.

(3)

For each such contribution—

(A)

the amount of the contribution;

(B)

a description of the contribution (including whether assessed or voluntary);

(C)

the department or agency of the United States Government responsible for the contribution;

(D)

the purpose of the contribution; and

(E)

the United Nations or United Nations affiliated agency or related body receiving the contribution.

(c)

Public availability of information

Not later than 14 days after submitting a report required under subsection (a), the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall post a public version of the report on a text-based, searchable, and publicly available Internet website.