The United States shall not provide any assistance under this chapter, the Food for Peace Act [et seq.], the Peace Corps Act [ et seq.], or the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 [ et seq.] to any country if the Secretary of State determines that the government of that country has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.
Each determination of the Secretary of State under subsection (a), including each determination in effect on December 12, 1989, shall be published in the Federal Register.
A determination made by the Secretary of State under subsection (a) may not be rescinded unless the President submits to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate-
Assistance prohibited by subsection (a) may be provided to a country described in that subsection if-
The waiver authority granted in this subsection may not be used to provide any assistance under this chapter which is also prohibited by sectionof this title.
22 U.S.C. § 2371
Pub. L. 87-195, pt. III, §620A, as added Pub. L. 94-329June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 753; amended Pub. L. 99-83, title V, §503(a), Aug. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 220; Pub. L. 99-190, §101(i) [title V, §521], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1291, 1305; Pub. L. 101-2221989; Pub. L. 110-2462008.
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (d), was in the original "this Act" and "the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961", respectively, meaning Pub. L. 87-195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424, as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section Agriculture. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of Title 7 and Tables.The Peace Corps Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 87-293, Sept. 22, 1961, 75 Stat. 612, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 34 (§2501 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of this title and Tables.The Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (d)(1), is act July 31, 1945, ch. 341, 59 Stat. 526, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 6A (§635 et seq.) of Title 12, Banks and Banking. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of Title 12 and Tables.of this title and Tables.The Food for Peace Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, 68 Stat. 454, which is classified principally to chapter 41 (§1691 et seq.) of Title 7,
AMENDMENTS 2008-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110-246 substituted "Food for Peace Act" for "Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954". 1989-Pub. L. 101-222 amended section generally, in subsec. (a) substituting provisions prohibiting assistance if Secretary of State determines country has repeatedly supported terrorism, for provisions prohibiting assistance if President determines country grants sanctuary to terrorists or otherwise supports terrorism; redesignating subsec. (b) as (d) and inserting provisions prohibiting justification of waiver of assistance under specified Acts and provisions describing contents of report on proposed waiver; adding subsecs. (b) and (c); and striking out subsec. (c) which related to imposition of sanction by other countries. 1985-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99-190 inserted reference to the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945.Pub. L. 99-83 amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting provisions relating to covered programs and Presidential determinations respecting termination of assistance, for provisions relating to termination of assistance to countries granting sanctuary to international terrorists and period of ineligibility. Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99-83 amended subsec. (b) generally, substituting provisions relating to waiver of application of subsec. (a), for provisions relating to reports respecting continuation of assistance to any country falling within provisions of former subsec. (a) of this section. Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99-83, in amending section generally, added subsec. (c).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2008 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 110-246 effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) of Pub. L. 110-246, set out as an Effective Date note under section Agriculture.of Title 7,
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1985 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 99-83 effective Oct. 1, 1985, see section 1301 of Pub. L. 99-83, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONSFor delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44 F.R. 56673, as amended, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
SELF-DEFENSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL LAWPub. L. 101-2221989, provided that: "The use by any government of armed force in the exercise of individual or collective self-defense in accordance with applicable international agreements and customary international law shall not be considered an act of international terrorism for purposes of the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1989 Amendment note, set out under sectionof this title]."
- "Agriculture" includes aquaculture and fisheries.