[USC10] 22 USC 2321k: Designation of major non-NATO allies
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22 USC 2321k: Designation of major non-NATO allies Text contains those laws in effect on October 15, 2018
From Title 22-FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSECHAPTER 32-FOREIGN ASSISTANCESUBCHAPTER II-MILITARY ASSISTANCE AND SALESPart II-Military Assistance

§2321k. Designation of major non-NATO allies

(a) Notice to Congress

The President shall notify the Congress in writing at least 30 days before-

(1) designating a country as a major non-NATO ally for purposes of this chapter and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.); or

(2) terminating such a designation.

(b) Initial designations

Australia, Egypt, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand shall be deemed to have been so designated by the President as of the effective date of this section, and the President is not required to notify the Congress of such designation of those countries.

(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. II, §517, as added Pub. L. 104–164, title I, §147(a)(1), July 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1434 .)

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 87–195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424 , as amended, known as the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2151 of this title and Tables.

The Arms Export Control Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is Pub. L. 90–629, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1320 , as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 39 (§2751 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2751 of this title and Tables.

The effective date of this section, referred to in subsec. (b), is July 21, 1996, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 104–164, which enacted this section.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2321k, Pub. L. 87–195, pt. II, §517, as added Pub. L. 101–231, §5, Dec. 13, 1989, 103 Stat. 1957 ; amended Pub. L. 101–623, §15, Nov. 21, 1990, 104 Stat. 3357 ; Pub. L. 102–583, §9(a), Nov. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 4934 ; Pub. L. 103–236, title VII, §731(b), Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 502 , related to modernization of counternarcotics capabilities of certain Latin America and Caribbean countries, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–164, title I, §104(b)(2)(B), July 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1427 .

Delegation of Functions

For 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 section 2381 of this title.

Treatment of Taiwan Relating to Transfers of Defense Articles and Defense Services

Pub. L. 107–228, div. B, title XII, §1206, Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1428 , provided that: "Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of the transfer or possible transfer of defense articles or defense services under the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.), or any other provision of law, Taiwan shall be treated as though it were designated a major non-NATO ally (as defined in section 644(q) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2403(q))[)]."

[For definitions of "defense article" and "defense service" as used in section 1206 of Pub. L. 107–228, set out above, see section 1002 of Pub. L. 107–228, set out as a note under section 2151 of this title.]

Presidential Determinations Relating to Designations of Countries as Major Non-NATO Allies

The following Presidential Determinations designated the countries listed as major non-NATO allies of the United States for purposes of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.) and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.):

Determination No. 97–4, Nov. 12, 1996, 61 F.R. 59809.-Jordan.

Determination No. 98–9, Jan. 6, 1998, 63 F.R. 3635.-Argentina.

Determination No. 2002–10, Mar. 14, 2002, 67 F.R. 13247.-Bahrain.

Determination No. 2004–02, Oct. 6, 2003, 68 F.R. 59855.-Philippines.

Determination No. 2004–16, Dec. 30, 2003, 69 F.R. 2053.-Thailand.

Determination No. 2004–21, Jan. 15, 2004, 69 F.R. 4843.-Kuwait.

Determination No. 2004–35, June 3, 2004, 69 F.R. 34049.-Morocco.

Determination No. 2004–37, June 16, 2004, 69 F.R. 38797.-Pakistan.

Determination No. 2015–09, July 10, 2015, 80 F.R. 43613.-Tunisia.