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DSCA 15-55

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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
201 12th STREET SOUTH, STE 203
ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408

10/7/2015

MEMORANDUM FOR :

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR, SECURITY ASSISTANCE, DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY DISPOSITION
DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Assignment of Program Code "U4" to track Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Funds Provided for Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF) executed pursuant to Section 2282 in FY 2016, DSCA Policy 15-55 [SAMM E-Change 290]

Effective immediately, Program Code "U4" is assigned to track FY 2015 CTPF funds provided by Division C of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 and to be executed under the authority of 10 U.S.C. Section 2282. These funds are available for obligation until September 30, 2016. By electing to execute the CTPF funds pursuant to Section 2282, the funds take on the characteristics of the Section 2282 program authority and thus, are only available to be obligated for one year. Management and execution of FY 2015 CTPF funds executed under FY 2016 (U4) programs will comply with guidance provided in the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Chapter 15.

The SAMM Table C4.T2, Country and International Organization Codes and FMS Eligibility, is updated as follows:

Organization SC
Customer
Code
Combatant
Command
\1
Regional
Grouping
\2
FMS/AECA
Eligible
\3
Accel. Case
Closure Eligible
Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), FY15 funds available for use in FY16 U4 NR NR AECA Only No

The appropriation available for U4 Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) is recorded in the SAMM, Table C15.T2., Appropriation Authority column, and shall be cited on each U4 LOA in the Funds Expiration, Purpose, Availability, and Amount note.

The SAMM Table C15.T2, Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) Program Codes and Authorities, is updated as follows:

Program Pgm
Code
Program
Authority
Purpose Fund
Source
Appn
Authority
Funds Availability
Ends on September 30 of:
Unless Otherwise Noted
Funds Cancel on September 30 of:
Authority to Build Capacity of Foreign Security Forces U4 10 U.S.C. Sec. 2282 To build the capacity of a foreign country's national military, maritime or border security, and national-level security forces to conduct counterterrorism operations 97 6 0100 P.L. 113-235 2016 2021

Instructions for preparation of U4 LOA documents are found in the SAMM, Table C15.3. Standard notes applicable to BPC programs are found in the SAMM, Appendix 6, LOA Notes Listing. Funding associated with U4 LOAs will be fully expended and U4 cases will be reconciled and closed as soon as possible, but no later than two months before the funds cancellation date.

If you have any questions concerning this guidance, please contact Ms. Caroline Chin, DSCA-STR/SPI, caroline.chin@dsca.mil, (703) 602-2012.

Jennifer N. Zakriski
Deputy Director

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