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§ 2765.
Annual estimate and justification for sales program
(a)
Report to Congress; contents
Except as provided in subsection (d) 1
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(1)
an arms sales proposal covering all sales and licensed commercial exports under this chapter, as well as exports pursuant to a treaty referred to in section 2778(j)(1)(C)(i) of this title, of major weapons or weapons-related defense equipment for $7,000,000 or more, or of any other weapons or weapons-related defense equipment for $25,000,000 or more, which are considered eligible for approval during the current calendar year, together with an indication of which sales and licensed commercial exports are deemed most likely actually to result in the issuance of a letter of offer or of an export license during such year;
(2)
an estimate of the total amount of sales and licensed commercial exports, as well as exports pursuant to a treaty referred to in section 2778(j)(1)(C)(i) of this title, expected to be made to each foreign nation from the United States;
(3)
the United States national security considerations involved in expected sales or licensed commercial exports to each country, an analysis of the relationship between anticipated sales to each country and arms control efforts concerning such country and an analysis of the impact of such anticipated sales on the stability of the region that includes such country;
(4)
an estimate with regard to the international volume of arms traffic to and from nations purchasing arms as set forth in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection, together with best estimates of the sale and delivery of weapons and weapons-related defense equipment by all major arms suppliers to all major recipient countries during the preceding fiscal year;
(5)
(A)
an estimate of the aggregate dollar value and quantity of defense articles and defense services, military education and training, grant military assistance, and credits and guarantees, to be furnished by the United States to each foreign country and international organization in the next fiscal year; and
(B)
for each country that is proposed to be furnished credits or guaranties under this chapter in the next fiscal year and that has been approved for cash flow financing (as defined in subsection (d) 1 of this section) in excess of $100,000,000 as of October 1 of the current fiscal year—
(i)
the amount of such approved cash flow financing,
(ii)
a description of administrative ceilings and controls applied, and
(iii)
a description of the financial resources otherwise available to such country to pay such approved cash flow financing;
(6)
an analysis and description of the services performed during the preceding fiscal year by officers and employees of the United States Government carrying out functions on a full-time basis under this chapter for which reimbursement is provided under section 2792(b) of this title or section 2761(a) of this title, including the number of personnel involved in performing such services;
(7)
the total amount of funds in the reserve under section 2764(c) of this title at the end of the fiscal year immediately preceding the fiscal year in which a report under this section is made, together with an assessment of the adequacy of such total amount of funds as a reserve for the payment of claims under guarantees issued pursuant to section 2764 of this title in view of the current debt servicing capacity of borrowing countries, as reported to the Congress pursuant to section 634(a)(5) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2394(a)(5)];
(8)
a list of all countries with respect to which findings made by the President pursuant to section 2753(a)(1) of this title are in effect on the date of such transmission;
(9)
the progress made under the program of the Republic of Korea to modernize its armed forces, the role of the United States in mutual security efforts in the Republic of Korea and the military balance between the People’s Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea;
(10)
the amount and nature of Soviet military assistance to the armed forces of Cuba during the preceding fiscal year and the military capabilities of those armed forces;
(11)
the status of each loan and each contract of guaranty or insurance theretofore made under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.], predecessor Acts, or any Act authorizing international security assistance, with respect to which there remains outstanding any unpaid obligation or potential liability; the status of each extension of credit for the procurement of defense articles or defense services, and of each contract of guaranty in connection with any such procurement, theretofore made under this chapter with respect to which there remains outstanding any unpaid obligation or potential liability;
(12)
(A)
a detailed accounting of all articles, services, credits, guarantees, or any other form of assistance furnished by the United States to each country and international organization, including payments to the United Nations, during the preceding fiscal year for the detection and clearance of landmines, including activities relating to the furnishing of education, training, and technical assistance for the detection and clearance of landmines; and
(B)
for each provision of law making funds available or authorizing appropriations for demining activities described in subparagraph (A), an analysis and description of the objectives and activities undertaken during the preceding fiscal year, including the number of personnel involved in performing such activities;
(13)
a list of weapons systems that are significant military equipment (as defined in section 2794(9) of this title), and numbers thereof, that are believed likely to become available for transfer as excess defense articles during the next 12 months; and
(14)
such other information as the President may deem necessary.
(b)
Congressional request for additional information

Not later than thirty days following the receipt of a request made by any of the congressional committees described in subsection (e) for additional information with respect to any information submitted pursuant to subsection (a), the President shall submit such information to such committee.

(c)
Submission of information in unclassified form or classified addendum with unclassified summary

The President shall make every effort to submit all of the information required by subsection (a) or (b) wholly in unclassified form. Whenever the President submits any such information in classified form, he shall submit such classified information in an addendum and shall also submit simultaneously a detailed summary, in unclassified form, of such classified information.

(d)
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 So in original. Two subsecs. (d) have been enacted.
“Cash flow financing” defined

The information required by subsection (a)(4) of this section shall be transmitted to the Congress no later than April 1 of each year.

(d)
2 Transmission of information to Congress

The information required by subsection (a)(4) of this section shall be transmitted to the Congress no later than April 1 of each year.

(e)
“Appropriate congressional committees” defined

As used in this section, the term “appropriate congressional committees” means the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

(Pub. L. 90–629, ch. 2, § 25, as added Pub. L. 94–329, title II, § 209(a), June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 739; amended Pub. L. 95–384, § 18, Sept. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 740; Pub. L. 96–92, §§ 13, 14, Oct. 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 706; Pub. L. 96–533, title I, §§ 104(c), 107(d), Dec. 16, 1980, 94 Stat. 3133, 3137; Pub. L. 97–113, title VII, § 732, Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1557; Pub. L. 99–83, title I, §§ 112, 113, Aug. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 198; Pub. L. 104–164, title I, § 102(d), July 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1423; Pub. L. 105–118, title V, § 519, Nov. 26, 1997, 111 Stat. 2411; Pub. L. 107–228, div. B, title XII, § 1232, Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1433; Pub. L. 111–266, title I, § 104(c), Oct. 8, 2010, 124 Stat. 2799; Pub. L. 113–276, title II, § 208(a)(3), Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2993.)
cite as: 22 USC 2765