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S. 3557 (94th): An Act to authorize the obligation and expenditure of funds to implement for fiscal year 1977 the provisions of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the United States and Spain, signed at Madrid on January 24, 1976, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 18, 1976 (Passed Congress).


90 STAT. 2498                       PUBLIC LAW 94-537—OCT. 18, 1976

                    Public Law 94-537
                    94th Congress
                                                       An Act
  Oct. 18, 1976     To authorize the obligation and expenditure of funds to implement for fiscal year
    [S. 3557]        1977 the provisions of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the
                      United States and Spain, signed at Madrid on January 24, 1976, and for other
                     purposes.

                       Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Treaty of           United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) in order
Friendship and      to carry out the programs and activities provided for in the Treaty
Cooperation         of Friendship and Cooperation between the United States of America
between the         and Spain, signed at Madrid on January 24, 1976, including its Sup-
United States and
Spain.              plementary Agreements and the exchange of notes related to those
Appropriation       Supplementary Agreements (hereafter in this Act referred to as the
authorization.      "treaty"), of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for fiscal
                    year 1977 under section 507 of the International Security Assistance
Ante, p. 765.       and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, not to exceed the following
22 u s e 2151       amounts shall be available for obligation and expenditure to carry
note.               out the treaty:
                             (1) For military assistance under chapter 2 of part I I of the
22 u s e 2311.           Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, $15,000,000.
                             (2) For security supporting assistance under chapter 4 of part
22 u s e 2346.           I I of such Act, $7,000,000.
                             (3) For international military education and training under
Ante, p.   732.          chapter 5 of part I I of such Act, $2,000,000.
22 u s e   2347.             (4) For guaranties under section 24 of the Arms Export
Ante, p.   734;          Control Act, $12,000,000.
22 u s e   2764.       (b) Subsection (b) of section 507 of the International Security
                    Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976 shall not apply
                    with respect to the obligation or expenditure of funds appropriated
                    under such section to carry out the treaty.
                       SEC. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), foreign assistance
                    and military sales activities carried out pursuant to the treaty shall
                    be conducted in accordance with provisions of law applicable to
                    foreign assistance and military sales programs of the United States.
22 u s e 2370.         (b) Section 620(m) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall
                    not apply with respect to the programs and activities described in
                    subsection (a).
                       (c) In carrying out the provisions of article VI of Supplementary
                    Agreement Number 7 (relating to modernizing, semiautomating, and
                    maintaining the aircraft control and warning network in Spain), the
                    United States contribution of not to exceed $50,000,000 shall be
                    financed from Department of Defense appropriations available for
                    that purpose.
                       (d) This Act satisfies the requirements of section 7307 of title 10
                    of the United States Code with respect to the transfer of naval vessels
                     pursuant to Supplementary Agreement Number 7.

PUBLIC LAW 94-537—OCT. 18, 1976 90 STAT. 2499 (e) In order to carry out the provisions of article X of Supple- mentary Agreement Number 7 (relating to lease and purchase of air- craft), the proceeds from the lease of aircraft to Spain under that article shall be available only for appropriation for the purchase of aircraft by the United States for the purposes of that article. SEC. 3. The authorities contained in this Act shall become effective Effective date, only upon such date as the treaty enters into force and shall continue in effect only so long as the treaty remains in force. Approved October 18, 1976. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 94-1393 accompanying H.R. 14940 (Comm. on International Relations) and No. 94-1704 (Comm. of Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 94-941 (Comm. on Foreign Relations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 122 (1976): June 18, considered and passed Senate. Sept. 14, considered and passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 14940. Sept. 30, House agreed to conference report. Oct. 1, Senate agreed to conference report.