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b. Delegation Concerning the United States-India Fund for

Cultural, Educational, and Scientific Cooperation Executive Order 12517 of May 29, 1986, 50 F.R. 23105, 22 U.S.C. 290j note

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to delegate certain functions concerning the United States-India Fund for Cultural, Educational, and Scientific Cooperation to the Secretary of State it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. All functions vested in the President by the United States-India Fund for Cultural, Educational, and Scientific Cooperation Act (Title IX of Public Law 98–164, 97 Stat. 1051; "the Act”) are delegated to the Secretary of State.

Sec. 2. India rupees provided to the President for purposes of Title IX of the Act and under Title III of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1985 (Public Law 98–411, 98 Stat. 1545) are allocated to the Secretary of the Treasury for investment to generate earnings for purposes of Title IX of the Act.

9. North/South Center Act of 1991

Sec. 208 of Public Law 102-138 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal

Years 1992 and 1993; H.R. 1415), 105 Stat. 647 at 694, approved October 28, 1991

AN ACT To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for the

Department of State, and for other purposes.

SEC. 208.1 CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE

BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH. (a) SHORT TITLE.—This section may be cited as the “North/South Center Act of 1991”.

(b) PURPOSE.—The purpose of this section is to promote better relations between the United States and the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean and Canada through cooperative study, training, and research, by supporting in Florida a Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between North and South where scholars and students in various fields from the nations of the hemisphere may study, give and receive training, exchange ideas and views, and conduct other activities consistent with the objectives of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 and other Acts promoting international, educational, cultural, scientific, and related activities of the United States.

(c) NORTH/SOUTH CENTER.-In order to carry out the purpose of this section, the Director of the United States Information Agency shall provide for the operation in Florida of an educational institution known as the North/South Center, through arrangements with public, educational, or other nonprofit institutions.

(d) AUTHORITES.—The Director of the United States Information Agency, in carrying out this section, may utilize the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. Section 704(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1960 (22 U.S.C. 2056(b) shall apply in the administration of this section. In order to carry out the purposes of this section, the North/South Center is authorized to use funds made available under this section to acquire property and facilities, by construction, lease, or purchase.

(e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992 and $10,000,000 for each subsequent fiscal year to carry out this section. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to be available until expended.2

122 U.S.C. 2075. See also establishment of the International University for the Americas, sec. 604 of Public Law 102-549 (106 Stat. 3671; 22 U.S.C. 2077), in Legislation on Foreign Relations Through 1994, vol. I-A.

2 The Department of State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995 (title V of Public Law 103-317; 108 Slat. 1772), provided the following:

(f) REPEAL.—Effective October 1, 1991, the section enacted by the third proviso under the heading "EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE” in the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991, is repealed.3

"NORTH/SOUTH CENTER "To enable the Director of the United States Information Agency to provide for carrying out the provisions of the North/South Center Act of 1991 (22 U.S.C. 2075), by grant to an educational institution in Florida known as the North/South Center, $4,000,000, to remain available until expended.".

Title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991 (Public Law 101-513; 104 Siat. 1984) provided the following:

"EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

"DEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE "For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section 106, $134,201,000: Provided ••• further, That $10,000,000 of the funds appropriated by this paragraph shall be made available to carry out section 206 (relating to the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between North and South) of the House engrossed amendment (as passed the House of Rep resentatives on May 24, 1990) to the bill S. 2364, and that section is hereby enacted: • . .

10. Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between

East and West Act of 1960 Partial text of Public Law 86-472 (Mutual Security Act of 1960; H.R. 11610),

74 Stat. 134, approved May 14, 1960, as amended

CHAPTER VII–CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL

INTERCHANGE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST Sec. 701. This chapter may be cited as the “Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West Act of 1960”.

SEC. 702.1 The purpose of this chapter is to promote better relations and understanding between the United States and the nations of Asia and the Pacific (hereinafter referred to as "the East") through cooperative study, training, and research, by establishing in Hawaii a Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West where scholars and students in various fields from the nations of the East and West may study, give and receive training, exchange ideas and views, and conduct other activities primarily in support of the objectives of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended, title III of chapter II of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, and other Acts promoting the international, educational, cultural, and related activities of the United States.

SEC. 703.2 In order to carry out the purpose of this chapter the Secretary of State 3 (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary") shall provide for

*(1) the establishment and operation in Hawaii of an educational institution to be known as the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West, through arrangements with public, educational, or other nonprofit institutions;

(2) grants, fellowships, and other payments to outstanding scholars and authorities from the nations of the East and West as may be necessary to attract such scholars and authorities to the Center;

122 U.S.C. 2054. 2 22 U.S.C. 2055.

Pursuant to sec. 7(a) of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977, all functions vested in the Presi. dent, Secretary of State, the Department of State, the Director of the United States Information Agency, and the United States Information Agency by this Act were transferred to the Director of the International Communication Agency. The codified version of this Act has been changed to relect this transfer of authority.

Subsequently, sec. 303 of Public Law 97–241 (96 Stat. 291) redesignated the International Communication Agency as the United States Information Agency and stated that any reference to the Intema tional Communication Agency in any statute, reorganization plan, Executive order, regulation, agreement, dcterminalion, or other official document or proceeding, shall be deemed to be a reference to the United States Information Agency. Sec. 303 also stated that references to the Director or other official of the International Communication Agency shall be deemed to refer to the Director or other official of the United States Information Agency.

(3) grants, scholarships, and other payments to qualified students from the nations of the East and West as may be necessary to enable such students to engage in study or training at the Center; and

(4) making the facilities of the Center available for study or training to other qualified persons. SEC. 704.4 (a) In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the Secretary 3 may utilize his authority under the provisions of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as amended.

(b) The Secretary3 may, in administering the provisions of this chapter, accept from public and private sources money and property to be utilized in carrying out the purposes and functions of the Center. In utilizing any gifts, bequests, or devises accepted there shall be available to the Secretary 3 the same authorities as are available to him in accepting and utilizing gifts, bequests, and devises to the Foreign Service Institute under the provisions of section 25 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956.5 For the purposes of Federal income, estate, and gift taxes, any gift, devise, or bequest accepted by the Secretary 3 under the authority of this chapter shall be deemed to be a gift, devise, or bequest to or for the use of the United States.

(c) 6 The Director of the United States Information Agency? shall make periodic reports, as he deems necessary, to the Congress with respect to his activities under the provisions of this chapter, and such reports shall include any recommendations for needed revisions in this chapter.

SEC. 705.8 There are authorized to be appropriated, to remain available until expended, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

* 22 U.S.C. 2056.

This reference to the Stale Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 was substituted in lieu of a reference to the Foreign Service Act of 1946 by sec. 2206(8) of Public Law 96-465 (94 Stat. 2162).

Subsec. (c) was amended and restated by sec. 212(b) of Public Law 96-470 (94 Stat. 2246). The report to be submitted under subsec. (c) was formerly required annually.

7 Sec. 303 of Public Law 97–241 (96 Slat. 291) redesignated the International Communication Agency as the United States Information Agency and stated that any reference to the Inter national Communication Agency in any statute, reorganization plan, Executive order, regulation, agreement, determination, or other official document or proceeding, shall be deemed to be a reference to the United States Information Agency. Sec. 303 also stated that references to the Director or other official of the International Communication Agency shall be deemed to refer to the Director or other official of the United States Information Agency.

*22 U.S.C. 2057. The Department of State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995 (title V of Public Law 103–317; 108 Slat. 1772), provided the following:

"EAST-WEST CENTER To enable the Director of the United Stales Information Agency to provide for carrying out the provisions of the Cenler for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West Act of 1960 (22 U.S.C. 2054 2057), by grant to the Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between East and West in the State of Hawaii, $24,500,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to pay any salary, or to enter into any contract providing for the payment thereor, in excess of the rate authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5376.".

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