U.S Code last checked for updates: Sep 23, 2019
§ 8925.
Increased military assistance for the Government of Ukraine
(a)
In general

The President is authorized to provide defense articles, defense services, and training to the Government of Ukraine for the purpose of countering offensive weapons and reestablishing the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including anti-tank and anti-armor weapons, crew weapons and ammunition, counter-artillery radars to identify and target artillery batteries, fire control, range finder, and optical and guidance and control equipment, tactical troop-operated surveillance drones, and secure command and communications equipment, pursuant to the provisions of 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.), and other relevant provisions of law.

(b)
Report required
Not later than 60 days after December 18, 2014, the President shall submit a report detailing the anticipated defense articles, defense services, and training to be provided pursuant to this section and a timeline for the provision of such defense articles, defense services, and training, to—
(1)
the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate; and
(2)
the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives.
(c)
Authorization of appropriations
(1)
In general

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State $100,000,000 for fiscal year 2015, $125,000,000 for fiscal year 2016, and $125,000,000 for fiscal year 2017 to carry out activities under this section.

(2)
Availability of amounts

Amounts authorized to be appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1) shall remain available for obligation and expenditure through the end of fiscal year 2018.

(d)
Authority for the use of funds

The funds made available pursuant to subsection (c) for provision of defense articles, defense services, and training may be used to procure such articles, services, and training from the United States Government or other appropriate sources.

(e)
Protection of civilians

It is the sense of Congress that the Government of Ukraine should take all appropriate steps to protect civilians.

(Pub. L. 113–272, § 6, Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 2959.)
cite as: 22 USC 8925