Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2012

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H.R. 2583
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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HR 2583 IH

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2583

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 19, 2011

Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2012'.

SEC. 3. APPROPRIATE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES DEFINED.

    Except as otherwise provided in this Act, the term `appropriate congressional committees' means the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate.

TITLE I--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
SEC. 102. CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

    There are authorized to be appropriated for `Contributions to International Organizations', $1,581,815,000 for fiscal year 2012, for the Department of State to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States with respect to international organizations and to carry out other authorities in law consistent with such purposes. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by this section, not more than $44,238,411 is authorized to be appropriated for assessed contributions to the Organization of American States.

SEC. 104. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS.

    The following amounts are authorized to be appropriated under `International Commissions' for the Department of State to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States and for other purposes authorized by law:
      (1) INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO- For `International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico'--
        (A) for `Salaries and Expenses', $43,300,000 for fiscal year 2012; and
        (B) for `Construction', $26,500,000 for fiscal year 2012.
      (2) INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND CANADA- For `International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada', $2,433,000 for fiscal year 2012.
      (3) INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION- For `International Joint Commission', $7,237,000 for fiscal year 2012.
      (4) INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES COMMISSIONS- For `International Fisheries Commissions', $31,291,000 for fiscal year 2012.

SEC. 105. MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSISTANCE.

    (a) Authorization of Appropriations- There are authorized to be appropriated for `Migration and Refugee Assistance' for authorized activities $1,690,000,000 for fiscal year 2012.
    (b) Refugee Resettlement in Israel- Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated $25,000,000 for fiscal year 2012 for resettlement of refugees in Israel.

TITLE IV--FOREIGN ASSISTANCE

SEC. 401. GOALS OF UNITED STATES ASSISTANCE.

    (a) Findings- Congress makes the following findings:
      (1) in December 2007, the United States Government's Commission on Helping to Enhance the Lives of Poor People Around the Globe, also known as the `HELP Commission,' reported that sustained economic growth is vital and necessary for a country to feed, educate, house and provide for the health of its citizens over the long term and that `foreign assistance alone is not sufficient to help developing countries achieve long-term, sustainable economic growth';
      (2) private sector-led trade and investment are fundamental components of economic development and growth; and
      (3) the United States Agency for International Development's Global Development Alliance program characterizes the rising importance of private resources and private actors as development tools in an expanding and more integrated globalized economy, aligning public resources with private capital through the establishment of public-private partnerships for the economic advancement of impoverished countries.
    (b) Statement of Policy- It shall be the policy of the United States to--
      (1) emphasize the development of innovative partnerships between governments and organizations in the private sector (including corporations, foundations, universities, faith-based organizations, and other nongovernmental organizations) in the approach to and distribution of foreign assistance; and
      (2) focus United States assistance programs on achieving sustainable economic growth and graduating United States aid recipients into a trade-based relationship with the United States.

SEC. 402. UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

    Not more than $1,521,900,000 is authorized to be appropriated to the President for `Operating Expenses', `Capital Investment Fund', and `Office of Inspector General' of the United States Agency for International Development for fiscal year 2012.

SEC. 403. BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE.

    Not more than $21,208,900,000 is authorized to be appropriated to the President for `Bilateral Economic Assistance' for fiscal year 2012.

SEC. 411. LIMITATION ON FUNDS FOR UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT'S OFFICE OF BUDGET AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

    (a) Statement of Policy- In order to better align budget resources with United States foreign assistance strategic priorities and objectives, to establish clearer lines of authority and enhance accountability between agencies, to reduce replication of foreign assistance programs, and to ensure better efficiency and effectiveness of United States foreign assistance programs, it shall be the policy of the United States to vest budget authorities and policy planning for all United States foreign assistance within one office at the Department of State that shall complete the Federal budgets for both the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development.
    (b) Office of Budget and Resource Management- None of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or any amendment made by this Act may be used to support the costs of maintaining the Office of Budget and Resource Management of the United States Agency for International Development.
    (c) Report-
      (1) IN GENERAL- Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to Congress a report that contains a feasibility study and strategy--
        (A) to eliminate duplicative bureaus, offices, and positions, including an assessment and recommendations for the elimination of special envoys and special representatives; and
        (B) to consolidate such bureaus, offices, and positions, as necessary and appropriate, in a manner which maximizes efficiency and effectiveness of United States foreign policy and assistance.
      (2) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED- The report shall include a cost estimate for the establishment of additional bureaus and offices of the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development, as requested by the Secretary of State in the most recent Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, with any cost offsets created by the elimination of existing bureaus, offices, and positions.

SEC. 412. PREVENTING TAXPAYER FUNDING FOR FOREIGN ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROMOTE OR PERFORM ABORTION.

    None of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or any amendment made by this Act may be made available to any foreign nongovernmental organization that promotes or performs abortion, except in cases of rape or incest or when the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term.

TITLE V--UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING

SEC. 501. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING.

    The following amounts are authorized to be appropriated to carry out United States international broadcasting activities under the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act, the Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act, the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, and the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998, and to carry out other authorities in law consistent with such purposes:
      (1) For `International Broadcasting Operations', $741,500,000 for fiscal year 2012.
      (2) For `Broadcasting Capital Improvements', $6,875,000 for fiscal year 2012.

    TITLE IX--SECURITY ASSISTANCE

    SEC. 901. SHORT TITLE.

      This title may be cited as the `Security Assistance Act of 2011'.

    Subtitle A--Military Assistance and Related Matters

    PART I--FUNDING AUTHORIZATIONS

    SEC. 911. FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCING PROGRAM.

      (a) Authorization of Appropriations- There are authorized to be appropriated to the President for grant assistance under section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2763), $6,374,000,000 for fiscal year 2012.

    SEC. 912. INTERNATIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING.

      (a) Authorization of Appropriations- Section 542 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347a) is amended by striking `There are authorized' and all that follows through `fiscal year 1987' and inserting `There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out the purposes of this chapter $105,800,000 for fiscal year 2012'.
      (b) Authority To Provide to International Organizations- Section 541 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347) is amended in the first sentence by adding at the end before the period the following: `and comparable personnel of regional and sub-regional organizations for the purposes of contributing to peacekeeping operations'.

    PART II--MILITARY ASSISTANCE AUTHORITIES AND RELATED PROVISIONS

    SEC. 921. AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER EXCESS DEFENSE ARTICLES.

      Section 516(g)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321j(g)(1)) is amended--
        (1) by inserting `authorized to be' before `transferred'; and
        (2) by striking `425,000,000' and inserting `450,000,000'.

    SEC. 922. ANNUAL MILITARY ASSISTANCE REPORT.

      (a) Information Relating to Military Assistance and Military Exports- Section 655(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2415(b)) is amended--
        (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking `whether such defense articles--' and inserting `the following:'
        (2) in paragraph (1)--
          (A) by inserting `Whether such defense articles' before `were'; and
          (B) by striking the semicolon at the end and inserting a period;
        (3) in paragraph (2)--
          (A) by inserting `Whether such defense articles' before `were'; and
          (B) by striking `; or' at the end and inserting a period; and
        (4) by striking paragraph (3) and inserting the following:
        `(3) Whether such defense articles were exported without a license under section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act pursuant to an exemption established under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, other than defense articles exported in furtherance of a letter of offer and acceptance under the Foreign Military Sales program or a technical assistance or manufacturing license agreement, including the specific exemption in the regulation under which the export was made.
        `(4) A detailed listing, by United States Munitions List category and sub-category, as well as by country and by international organization, of the actual total dollar value of major defense equipment and defense articles delivered pursuant to licenses authorized under section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act for the previous fiscal year.
        `(5) In the case of defense articles that are firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List, a statement of the aggregate dollar value and quantity of semiautomatic assault weapons, or spare parts for such weapons, the manufacture, transfer, or possession of which is unlawful under section 922 of title 18, United States Code, that were licensed for export during the period covered by the report.'.
      (b) Information Not Required- Section 655 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2415) is amended--
        (1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d); and
        (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following:
      `(c) Information Not Required- Each such report may exclude information relating to--
        `(1) exports of defense articles (including excess defense articles), defense services, and international military education and training activities authorized by the United States on a temporary basis;
        `(2) exports of such articles, services, and activities to United States Government end users located in foreign countries; and
        `(3) and the value of manufacturing license agreements or technical assistance agreements licensed under section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act.'.

    SEC. 923. ANNUAL REPORT ON FOREIGN MILITARY TRAINING.

      Section 656(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2416(a)(1)) is amended--
        (1) by striking `January 31' and inserting `March 1'; and
        (2) by striking `and all such training proposed for the current fiscal year'.

      SEC. 924. GLOBAL SECURITY CONTINGENCY FUND.

        (a) Authority-
          (1) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, is authorized to establish a fund, to be known as the Global Security Contingency Fund, which shall consist of such amounts as may be contributed under paragraph (2) to the fund, to provide assistance to a foreign country described in subsection (b) for the purposes described in subsection (c). The program authorized under this subsection shall be jointly financed and carried out by the Department of State and the Department of Defense in accordance with the requirements of this section.
          (2) CONTRIBUTIONS TO FUND-
            (A) IN GENERAL- For each of fiscal years 2012 through 2015, the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense may contribute not more than $300,000,000 of amounts made available to carry out the provisions of law described in subsection (d).
            (B) AVAILABILITY- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts contributed under this paragraph to the fund shall be merged with amounts in the fund and shall be available for purposes of carrying out the program authorized under this subsection.
          (3) LIMITATION- The authority of this subsection may not be exercised with respect to a fiscal year until--
            (A) the Secretary of State contributes to the fund not less than one-third of the total amount contributed to the fund for the fiscal year; and
            (B) the Secretary of Defense contributes to the fund not more than two-thirds of the total amount contributed to the fund for the fiscal year.
          (4) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION- The ratios of contributions described in paragraph (3) shall be determined at the beginning of a fiscal year and may not be determined on a project-by-project basis.
        (b) Eligible Foreign Countries- A foreign country described in this subsection is a country that is designated by the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, and is eligible to receive assistance under one or more of the provisions of law described in subsection (d).
        (c) Purpose of Program- The program authorized under subsection (a) may provide assistance to enhance the capabilities of military forces, and other security forces that conduct border and maritime security, and counterterrorism operations, as well as the government agencies responsible for such forces, in order to strengthen a foreign country's national and regional security interests consistent with United States foreign policy interests.
        (d) Provisions of Law Described- The provisions of law described in this subsection are the following:
          (1) Section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109-163; 119 Stat. 3456; relating to program to build the capacity of foreign military forces).
          (2) Section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1881; relating to authority to provide additional support for counter-drug activities of other countries).
          (3) Amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301 for operation and maintenance, Defense-wide activities, and available for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency for the Warsaw Initiative Funds (WIF) for the participation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members in the exercises and programs of the Partnership for Peace program of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
          (4) Section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2763; relating to foreign military financing program).
          (5) Section 481 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2291; relating to international narcotics control and law enforcement).
          (6) Chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.; relating to international military education and training program).
          (7) Chapter 8 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2349aa et seq.; relating to antiterrorism assistance).
        (e) Formulation and Execution of Program-
          (1) IN GENERAL- The program authorized under subsection (a)--
            (A) shall be jointly formulated by the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense; and
            (B) shall, prior to its implementation, be approved by the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense.
          (2) REQUIRED ELEMENTS- The program authorized under subsection (a) shall include elements that promote--
            (A) observance of and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; and
            (B) respect for legitimate civilian authority.
        (f) Related Authorities-
          (1) IN GENERAL- The program authorized under subsection (a) shall be--
            (A) jointly financed by the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense through amounts contributed to the fund under subsection (a)(2) from one or more provisions of law described in subsection (d) under which the foreign country is eligible to receive assistance; and
            (B) carried out under the authorities of such provisions of law and the authorities of this section.
          (2) ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES- Funds made available under a program authorized under subsection (a) shall be subject to the same administrative authorities as apply to funds made available to carry out the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.).
          (3) LIMITATION ON ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES- The program authorized under subsection (a) may not include the provision of assistance to--
            (A) any foreign country that is otherwise prohibited from receiving such assistance under any other provision of law; or
            (B) Iraq, Afghanistan, or Pakistan.
        (g) Congressional Notification-
          (1) IN GENERAL- Not less than 15 days before implementing an activity under the program authorized under subsection (a), the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, shall submit to the congressional committees specified in paragraph (2) a notification of--
            (A) the name of the country with respect to which the activity will be implemented; and
            (B) the budget, implementation timeline with milestones, and completion date for the activity.
          (2) SPECIFIED CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES- The congressional committees specified in this paragraph are--
            (A) the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; and
            (B) the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.
        (h) Rule of Construction- Nothing in this section shall be construed to constitute an authorization or extension of any of the provisions of law described in subsection (d).
        (i) Termination of Program- The authority to carry out the program authorized under subsection (a) terminates at the close of September 30, 2015. An activity under the program directed before that date may be completed after that date, but only using funds made available for fiscal years 2012 through 2015.

      SEC. 925. INTERNATIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING.

        (a) Limitations-
          (1) CHAD- The President may not use funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for fiscal year 2012 for assistance to Chad until the President certifies to the appropriate congressional committees that the Government of Chad has taken credible and verifiable steps to implement a plan of action to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers, including the demobilization of child soldiers.
          (2) EQUATORIAL GUINEA AND SOMALIA- The President may not use funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for fiscal year 2012 for assistance to Equatorial Guinea or Somalia.
          (3) TRAINING- The President may use funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for fiscal year 2012 for assistance to Angola, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, or Zimbabwe only for training related to international peacekeeping operations or expanded international military education and training.
          (4) NOTIFICATION-
            (A) IN GENERAL- The President shall notify the appropriate congressional committees at least 15 days in advance of making funds described in subparagraph (B) available for assistance to Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Kenya, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, or Sri Lanka. A notification under this subparagraph shall include a detailed description of activities that are proposed to be carried out using such assistance.
            (B) FUNDS DESCRIBED- Funds referred to in subparagraph (A) are funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for fiscal year 2012.
          (5) ENTERTAINMENT ALLOWANCES- The President may use not more than $55,000 of funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) for fiscal year 2012 for entertainment allowances.
        (b) Reporting Requirement- Not later than April 1, 2012, and each fiscal quarter thereafter for the following two years, the President shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on the use of funds made available to carry out chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.), including a description of the obligation and expenditure of such funds, and the specific countries in receipt of, and the use or purpose of the assistance provided by, such funds.

      PART III--ARMS EXPORT CONTROL ACT AMENDMENTS AND RELATED PROVISIONS
      SEC. 932. INCREASE IN CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION THRESHOLDS.

        (a) Foreign Military Sales-
          (1) IN GENERAL- Section 36(b) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(b)) is amended--
            (A) in paragraph (1)--
              (i) by striking `$50,000,000' and inserting `$100,000,000';
              (ii) by striking `$200,000,000' and inserting `$300,000,000'; and
              (iii) by striking `$14,000,000' and inserting `$25,000,000';
            (B) by redesignating paragraphs (2) through (6) as paragraphs (3) through (7), respectively; and
            (C) by striking `The letter of offer shall not be issued' and all that follows through `enacts a joint resolution' and inserting the following:
          `(2) The letter of offer shall not be issued--
            `(A) with respect to a proposed sale of any defense articles or defense services under this Act for $200,000,000 or more, any design and construction services for $300,000,000 or more, or any major defense equipment for $75,000,000 or more, to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), any member country of NATO, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, Israel, or New Zealand, if Congress, within 15 calendar days after receiving such certification, or
            `(B) with respect to a proposed sale of any defense articles or services under this Act for $100,000,000 or more, any design and construction services for $200,000,000 or more, or any major defense equipment for $50,000,000 or more, to any other country or organization, if Congress, within 30 calendar days after receiving such certification,
          enacts a joint resolution'.
          (2) TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- Section 36 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776) is amended--
            (A) in subsection (b)--
              (i) in paragraph (6)(C) (as redesignated), by striking `Subject to paragraph (6), if' and inserting `If'; and
              (ii) by striking paragraph (7) (as redesignated); and
            (B) in subsection (c)(4), by striking `subsection (b)(5)' each place it appears and inserting `subsection (b)(6)'.
        (b) Commercial Sales- Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(c)) is amended--
          (1) in paragraph (1)--
            (A) by striking `Subject to paragraph (5), in' and inserting `In';
            (B) by striking `$14,000,000' and inserting `$25,000,000'; and
            (C) by striking `$50,000,000' and inserting `$100,000,000';
          (2) in paragraph (2)--
            (A) in subparagraph (A)--
              (i) by inserting after `for an export' the following: `of any major defense equipment sold under a contract in the amount of $75,000,000 or more or of defense articles or defense services sold under a contract in the amount of $200,000,000 or more, (or, in the case of a defense article that is a firearm controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List, $1,000,000 or more)'; and
              (ii) by striking `Organization,' and inserting `Organization (NATO),' and by further striking `that Organization' and inserting `NATO'; and
            (B) in subparagraph (C), by inserting after `license' the following: `for an export of any major defense equipment sold under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more or of defense articles or defense services sold under a contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more, (or, in the case of a defense article that is a firearm controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List, $1,000,000 or more)';
          (3) by striking paragraph (5); and
          (4) by redesignating paragraph (6) as paragraph (5).

        SEC. 938. REPORT ON FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCING PROGRAM.

          Section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2763) is amended by adding at the end the following:
          `(i) Report-
            `(1) IN GENERAL- The President shall transmit to the appropriate congressional committees as part of the supporting materials of the annual congressional budget justification a report on the implementation of this section for the prior fiscal year.
            `(2) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED- The report required under paragraph (1) shall include a description of the following:
              `(A) The extent to which the use of the authority of this section is based on a well-formulated and realistic assessments of the capability requirements of foreign countries and international organizations.
              `(B) The extent to which the provision of grants under the authority of this section are consistent with United States conventional arms transfer policy.
              `(C) The extent to which the Department of State has developed and implemented specific plans to monitor and evaluate outcomes under the authority of this section, including at least one country or international organization assessment each fiscal year.
            `(3) APPROPRIATE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES- In this subsection, the term `appropriate congressional committees' means--
              `(A) the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives; and
              `(B) the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate.'.

            Subtitle B--Security Assistance and Related Matters
            PART VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
            SEC. 994A. REPORT ON POLICE TRAINING.

              (a) In General- Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall, in coordination with the heads of relevant Federal departments and agencies, submit to thå Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representative and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a report on current overseas civilian police training in countries or regions that are at risk of, in, or are in transition from, conflict or civil strife.
              (b) Matters To Be Included- The report required under subsection (a) shall contain information on the following:
                (1) The coordination, communication, program management, and policy implementation among the United States civilian police training programs in countries or regions that are at risk of, in, or are in transition from, conflict or civil strife.
                (2) The number of private contractors conducting such training, and the quality and cost of such private contractors.
                (3) An assessment of pre-training procedures for verification of police candidates to adequately assess their aptitude, professional skills, integrity, and other qualifications that are essential to law enforcement work.
                (4) An analysis of the practice of using existing Federal police entities to provide civilian police training in countries or regions that are at risk of, in, or are in transition from, conflict or civil strife, along with the subject matter expertise that each such entity may provide to meet local needs in lieu of the use of private contractors.
                (5) Recommendations, including recommendations relating to required resources and actions, to maximize the effectiveness and interagency coordination and the adequate provision of civilian police training programs in countries or regions that are at risk of, in, or are in transition from, conflict or civil strife.