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shall be available for their stated purposes to support: (1) Vietnamese and other free world forces in support of Vietnamese forces; (2) local forces in Laos and Thailand; and for related costs, on such terms and conditions as the Secretary of Defense may determine: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used for the purpose of paying any overseas allowance, per diem allowance, or any other addition to the regular base pay of any person serving with the free world forces in South Vietnam if the amount of such payment would be greater than the amount of special pay authorized to be paid, for an equivalent period of service, to members of the Armed Forces of the United States under section 310 of title 37, United States Code, serving in Vietnam or in any other hostile fire area, except for continuation of payments of such additions to regular base pay provided in agreements executed prior to July 1, 1970: Provided further, That nothing in clause (1) of the first sentence of this subsection shall be construed as authorizing the use of any such funds to support Vietnamese or other free world forces in actions designed to provide military support and assistance to the Government of Cambodia or Laos: Provided further, That nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prohibit support of actions required to insure the safe and. orderly withdrawal or disengagement of U.S. Forces from Southeast Asia, or to aid in the release of Americans held as prisoners of war.

(b) Within thirty days after the end of each quarter, the Secretary of Defense shall render to Congress a report with respect to the estimated value by purpose, by country, of support furnished from such appropriations.

SEC. 739. During the current fiscal year, cash balances in working capital funds of the Department of Defense established pursuant to section 2208 of title 10, United States Code, may be maintained in only such amounts as are necessary at any time for cash disbursements to be made from such funds: Provided, That transfers may be made between such funds in such amounts as may be determined by the Secretary of Defense, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget.

Sec. 740. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be used to pay salaries of any Federal employee who is convicted in any Federal, State, or local court of competent jurisdiction, of inciting, promoting, or carrying on a riot, or any group activity resulting in material damage to property or injury to persons, found to be in violation of Federal, State, or local laws designed to protect persons or property in the community concerned.

Sec. 741. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be used to provide a loan, guarantee of a loan or a grant to any applicant who has been convicted by any court of general jurisdiction of any crime which involves the use of or the assistance to others in the use of force, trespass, or the seizure of property under control of an institution of higher education to prevent officials or students at such an institution from engaging in their duties or pursuing their studies.

Sec. 742. In line with the expressed intention of the President of the United States, none of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be used to finance the introduction of American ground combat troops into Laos or Thailand.

Sec. 743. None of the funds appropriated in Titles I through VII of this Act shall be available for the purposes authorized by section 610, Public Law 91-511, approved October 26, 1970.

Sec. 744. None of the funds in this Act shall be available for the induction or enlistment of any individual into the military services under a mandatory quota based on mental categories.

TITLE VIII

$98,500,000

11,070,000

ANTI-BALLISTIC MISSILE CONSTRUCTION

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION, ARMY For an additional amount for "Military Construction, Army" for construction of the Safeguard anti-ballistic missile system as authorized by section 401(a) (1), Public Law 92–156, $98,500,000, to remain available until expended.

FAMILY HOUSING, DEFENSE For an additional amount for “Family Housing, Defense” for the Safeguard anti-ballistic missile system as authorized by section 401 (a) (2), Public Law 92-156, $11,070,000, to remain available until expended : Provided, That the limitation “Construction Army" is increased accordingly.

Sec. 801. Funds appropriated in this title shall be subject to the authorizations and limitations of the Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1972 in the same manner as if such funds had been included in that Act.

[Total, title VIII, Anti-Ballistic Missile Construction, new budget (obligational) authority (all definite appropriations), $109,570,000.]

This Act may be cited as the “Department of Defense Appropriation
Act, 1972."
Approved December 18, 1971.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 92–666 (Committee on Appropriations) and No. 92–754

(Committee of Conference).
SENATE REPORT No. 92–498 (Committee on Appropriations).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, volume 117 (1971):

November 16, 17: Considered and passed House.
November 23: Considered and passed Senate, amended.

December 15: House and Senate agreed to conference report.
Grand total:
Appropriations-definite

$70,518,463,000 By transfer..

1,745,600,000

70,518,463,000

fiscal year:

Total, new budget (obligational) authority, Department of Defense Appropriation Act,

1972 NOTE.—In addition to the new budget (obligational) authority contained in the foregoing annual appropriation act, the following additional amounts are available for the Department of Defense for such Permanent appropriation (p. 838)-

$1, 161, 000
Trust funds (pp. 852–853).

6, 315,000
Treasury, Postal, General Government Appro-
priation Act, 1972:
Civil Defense (p. 240)

78, 303, 000
Military Construction Appropriation Act,
1972:

Department of the Army (pp. 167–170) -- 500, 816,000
Department of the Navy (pp. 167–170) --- 366, 400,000
Department of the Air Force (pp. 167–
170)

306, 370,000
Department of Defense (pp. 167–170)---- 863,511, 000

Subtotal, additions.

2, 122,876,000

Grand total, department of Defense

72,641,339,000

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED
PROGRAMS APPROPRIATION ACT, 1972

Public Law 92-242

92nd Congress, H.R. 12067

March 8, 1972

AN ACT

Making appropriations for Foreign Assistance and related programs for the

fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for Foreign Assistance and related programs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I-FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT ACTIVITIES

FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

For expenses necessary to enable the President to carry out the provisions of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and for other purposes, to remain available until June 30, 1972, unless otherwise specified herein, as follows:

ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

$160,000,000

80,000,000

127,000,000

Worldwide, technical assistance: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 211, $160,000,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to initiate any project or activity which has not been justified to the Congress.

Alliance for Progress, technical assistance: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 251 with respect to Alliance for Progress, technical assistance, $80,000,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to initiate any project or activity which has not been justified to the Congress.

International organizations and programs: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 301, $127,000,000, of which $15,000,000 shall be available only for the United Nations Children's Fund: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to initiate any project or activity which has not been justified to the Congress. It is the sense of the Congress that the total United States contribution to the International Atomic Energy Agency be negotiated by the State Department with the members of the IAEA in order to bring our contribution down to a per centum not to exceed 31.5. Progress made on these negotiations shall be reported to the Foreign Relations and Appropriations Committees of the Senate and the Foreign Affairs and Appropriations Committees of the House of Representatives by September 30, 1972.

$125,000,000

20,000,000

10,000,000

12,000,000 30,000,000

200,000,000

150,000,000

200,000,000

Programs relating to population growth: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 291, $125,000,000.

American schools and hospitals abroad: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 214, $20,000,000.

Indus Basin Development Fund, grants: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 302(b) (2) with respect to Indus Basin Development Fund, grants, $10,000,000.

Indus Basin Development Fund, loans: For expenses authorized by section 302(b) (1), $12,000,000, to remain available until expended.

Contingency fund: For necessary expenses, $30,000,000, to be used for the purposes set forth in section 451.

Refugee relief assistance (East Pakistan): For necessary expenses for the relief and rehabilitation of refugees from East Pakistan and for humanitarian relief in East Pakistan, $200,000,000.

Alliance for Progress, development loans: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 251 with respect to Alliance for Progress, development loans, $150,000,000, together with such amounts as are provided for under section 203, all such amounts to remain available until expended.

Development loans: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 201, $200,000,000, together with such amounts as are provided for under section 203, all such amounts to remain available

until expended. Administrative expenses: For necessary expenses, $50,000,000, to be used for the purposes set forth in section 637(a).

Administrative and other expenses: For expenses authorized by section 637(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and by section 305 of the Mutual Defense Assistance Control Act of 1951, as amended, $4,221,000.

Unobligated balances as of June 30, 1971, of funds heretofore made available under the authority of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, except as otherwise

provided by law, are hereby continued available for the fiscal year 1972, for the same general purposes for which appropriated and amounts certified pursuant to section 1311 of the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1955, as having been obligated against appropriations heretofore made under the authority of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, for the same general purpose as any of the subparagraphs under “Economic Assistance” and “Security Supporting Assistance”, are hereby continued available for the same period as the respective appropriations in such subparagraphs for the same general purpose: Provided, That such purpose relates to a project or program previously justified to Congress and the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate are notified prior to the reobligation of funds for such projects or programs.

[Total, economic assistance, $1168,221,000.]

50,000,000

4,221,000

MILITARY ASSISTANCE

Military assistance: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 503 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, including administrative expenses and purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only for use outside of the United States, $500,000,000: Provided, That none of the funds contained in this paragraph shall be available for the purchase of new automotive vehicles outside of the United States.

500,000,000

SECURITY SUPPORTING ASSISTANCE Security supporting assistance: For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 531 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as

$550,000,000

amended, $550,000,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to initiate any project or activity which has not been justified to the Congress: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this paragraph, not less than $50,000,000 shall be available for obligation for security supporting assistance for Israel only.

OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

12,500,000

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation is authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds available to it and in accordance with law (including not to exceed $10,000 for entertainment allowances), and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 849), as may be necessary in carrying out the program set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation, reserves: For expenses authorized by section 235(f), $12,500,000, to remain available until expended.

INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION The Inter-American Foundation is authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds available to it and in accordance with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 849), as may be necessary in carrying out its authorized programs during the current fiscal year: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000,000 shall be available to carry out the authorized programs during the current fiscal year.

10,000,000 (limitation

on obligations)

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 101. None of the funds herein appropriated (other than funds appropriated for "International organizations and programs” and "Indus Basin Development Fund”) shall be used to finance the construction of any new flood control, reclamation, or other water or related land resource project or program which has not met the standards and criteria used in determining the feasibility of flood control, reclamation, and other water and related land resource programs and projects proposed for construction within the United States of America as per memorandum of the President dated May 15, 1962.

Sec. 102. Obligations made from funds herein appropriated for engineering and architectural fees and services to any individual or group of engineering and architectural firms on any one project in excess of $25,000 shall be reported to the Senate and House of Representatives at least twice annually.

Sec. 103. Except for the appropriations entitled “Contingency fund”, “Alliance for Progress, development loans", and "Development loans" not more than 20 per centum of any appropriation item made available by this title shall be obligated and/or reserved during the last month of availability.

Sec. 104. None of the funds herein appropriated nor any of the counterpart funds generated as a result of assistance hereunder or any prior Act shall be used to pay pensions, annuities, retirement pay, or adjusted service compensation for any persons heretofore or hereafter serving in the armed forces of any recipient country.

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