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(e) Members of the Board appointed by the President shall, while attending meetings of the Board or while engaged in duties relating to such meetings or in other activities of the Board pursuant to this section, including traveltime, be entitled to receive compensation equal to the daily equivalent of the compensation prescribed for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code. While away from their homes or regular places of business they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. The ex officio members 9 of the Board shall not be entitled to any compensation under this section, but may be allowed travel expenses as provided in the preceding sentence.
(f) The Board may, to the extent it deems necessary to carry out its functions under this section, procure supplies, services, and other personal property, including specialized electronic equipment.
(g) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Board shall remain in effect indefinitely.
(h) There are authorized to be appropriated $130,000 to carry out the provisions of this section.
ASSISTANCE FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SEC. 6.10 (a) In order to assist the United States Information Agency in carrying out the purposes set forth in section 2, any agency or instrumentality of the United States may sell, loan, lease, or grant property (including interests therein) and may perform administrative and technical support and services at the request of the Agency. Support and services shall be provided on a reimbursable basis. Any reimbursement shall be credited to the appropriation from which the property, support, or services was derived.
(b) The Agency may carry out the purposes of section 3 by means of grants, leases, or contracts (subject to the availability of appropriations), or such other means as the Agency determines will be most effective.
FACILITY COMPENSATION SEC. 7.11 (a) It is the intent of the Congress that the Secretary of State should seek prompt and full settlement of United States claims against the Government of Cuba arising from Cuban interference with broadcasting in the United States. Pending the settlement of these claims, it is appropriate to provide some interim assistance to the United States broadcasters who are adversely affected by Cuban radio interference and who seek to assert their right to measures to counteract the effects of such interference.
(b) Accordingly, the Agency may make payments to the United States radio broadcasting station licensees upon their application for expenses which they have incurred before, on or after the date of this Act in mitigating, pursuant to special temporary authority from the Federal Communications Commission, the effects of ac
10 22 U.S.C. 1465d. 11 22 U.S.C. 1465e.
tivities by the Government of Cuba which directly interfere with the transmission or reception of broadcasts by these licensees. Such expenses shall be limited to the costs of equipment replaced 12 (less depreciation) and associated technical and engineering costs.
(c) The Federal Communications Commission shall issue such regulations and establish such procedures for carrying out this section as the Federal Communications Commission finds appropriate. Such regulations shall be issued no later than one hundred and eighty days after enactment of this Act.
(d) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Agency, $5,000,000 for use in compensating United States radio broadcasting licensees pursuant to this section. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to be available until expended.
(e) Funds appropriated for implementation of this section shall be available for a period of no more than four years following the initial broadcast occurring as a result of programs described in this Act.
(f) It is the sense of the Congress that the President should establish a task force to analyze the level of interference from the operation of Cuban radio stations experienced by broadcasters in the United States and to seek a practical political and technical solution to this problem. (g) This section shall enter into effect on October 1, 1984.
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 8.13 (a) There are authorized to be appropriated for the United States Information Agency $14,000,000 for fiscal year 1984,14 and $11,000,000 for fiscal year 1985 to carry out sections 3 and 4 of this Act. The amount obligated by the United States Information Agency in ensuing fiscal years shall be sufficient to maintain broadcasts to Cuba under this Act at rates no less than the fiscal year 1985 level.
(b) In addition to amounts otherwise authorized to be appropriated to the Agency for the fiscal years 1984 and 1985, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Agency $54,800,000 for the fis
12 Sec. 512 of Public Law 98-411 (98 Stat. 1574), moved the parenthetical bracket in subsec. (b) from before "replaced" to before "less".
13 22 U.S.C. 1465f.
14 Sec. 201(aX3) of the Forcign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Pub lic Law 103–236; 108 Stat. 420), provided the following:
"(3) BROADCASTING TO CUBA. -For 'Broadcasting to Cuba', $21,000,000 for the fiscal year 1994 and $27,609,000 for the fiscal year 1995.".
Authorizations for recent years for radio broadcasting include: fiscal year 1986—$11,500,000; fiscal year 1987_$11,700,000; riscal year 1988-$12,652,000; (iscal year 1989_$12,905,000; hiscal year 1990–$12,700,000; liscal year 1991-$13,208,000. Recent authorizations for Cuba radio and television include: fiscal ycar 1992—$38,988,000; fiscal year 1993-$34,525,000.
The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1995 (litle V of Public Law 103–317; 108 Stat. 1772), provided the following:
"BROADCASTING TO CUBA “For expenses necessary to enable the United States Information Agency to carry out the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1465 et seq.) (providing for the Radio Marti Program or Cuba Service of the Voice of America), the Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act (22 U.S.C. 1465aa et seq.), and the International Broadcasting Act of 1994 (title III of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 1994, Public Law 103-236), including the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio and television transmission and reception, and purchase and installation of necessary cquipment for radio and television transmission and reception, $24,809,000, w remain available until expended.".
See also "Administrative Provision Establishing the Advisory Panel on Radio Marti and TV Marti" in Public Law 103-121.
cal year 1984 and $54,800,000 for the fiscal year 1985, which amounts shall be available only for expenses incurred by essential modernization of the facilities and operations of the Voice of America.
(c) Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to be made available until expended.
SEC. 9.15 * * * (Repealed-1994)
16 Formerly at 22 U.S.C. 14656. Sec. 139(9) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Stat. 398), repcaled sec. 9, which had required an independent evaluation of Cuba Service programming.
(B) such broadcasting is cost-effective:
(C) the extent to which such broadcasting is already being received by the Cuban people on a daily basis from credible sources, and
(D) TV Marti broadcasting is technically sound and effective and is consistently being received by a sufficient
Cuban audience to warrant its ecritinuation. (d) COMPOSITION.-1) The Panel shall be composed of three members, who shall among them have expertise in government information and broadcasting programs, broadcast journalism, journalistic ethics, and the technical aspects of radio and television broadcasting,
(2) The Director of the United States Information Agency shall appoint the members of the Panel not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. Individuals appointed to the Panel shall be noted for their integrity, expertise, and independence of judgment consistent with the purposes of the Panel.
(3) Each member of the Panel shall be appointed for the life of the Panel. A vacancy in the Panel shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made.
(4) Each member of the Panel shall serve without pay, except that such member shall receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United States Code.
(e) TEMPORARY PERSONNEL.-(1) The Panel may procure temporary and intermittent services under section 3109 b) of title 5, United States Code (relating to employment of experts and consultants), at rates for individuals not to exceed the maximum rate of basic pay payable for GS-15 of the General Schedule.
(2) Upon request of the Panel, the head of any Federal agency may detail, on a reimbursable basis, any of the personnel of the agency to the Panel to assist it in carrying out its duties under this section.
(3) SUPPORT SERVICES.—The United States Information Agency shall provide facilities, supplies, and support services to the Panel upon request.
(f) TERMINATION.–The Panel shall terminate immediately upon submitting its report pursuant to subsection (c).
17. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe a. Establishing a Commission on Security and Cooperation
Public Law 94-304 (S. 2679), 90 Stat. 661, approved June 3, 1976; as amend.
ed by Public Law 94-534 (H.R. 15813), 90 Stat. 2495, approved October 17, 1976; Public Law 95-426 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979; H.R. 12598), 92 Stat. 963 at 992, approved October 7, 1978; Public Law 96-60 (Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1980 and 1981; H.R. 3363), 93 Stat. 395 at 403, approved August 15, 1979; Public Law 99-7 (S. 592), 99 Stat. 19, approved March 27, 1985; Public Law 99190 (Further Continuing Appropriations, Fiscal Year 1986; H.R. 465), 99 Stat. 1322, approved December 19, 1985; and by Public Law 102-138 (For. eign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993; H.R. 1415), 105 Stat. 647, approved October 28, 1991
AN ACT To establish a Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,? That there is established the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (hereafter in this Act referred to as the “Commission”).
SEC. 2.2 The Commission is authorized and directed to monitor the acts of the signatories which reflect compliance with or violation of the articles of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, with particular regard to the provisions relating to human rights and 3 Cooperation in Humanitarian Fields. The Commission is further authorized and directed to monitor and encourage the development of programs and activities of the United States Government and private organizations with a view toward taking advantage of the provisions of the Final Act to expand East-West economic cooperation and a greater interchange of people and ideas between East and West.
SEC. 3.4 The Commission shall be composed of twenty-one members as follows:
122 U.S.C. 3001. Sec. 422 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Slat. 457) provided the following:
"SEC. 422. CONFERENCE ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE.
"The President is authorized to implement, for the United States, the provisions of Annex 1 of the Decision concerning Legal Capacity and Privileges and Immunities, issued by the Council of Ministers of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe on December 1, 1993, in accordance with the terms of that Annex.".
222 U.S.C. 3002.
* 22 U.S.C. 3003. Sec. 3 was amended and reslated by secs. (1 Xa) and (b) of Public Law 997, (99 Stat. 18). It previously read as follows: "SEC. 3. The Commission shall be composed of fileen members as follows:
"(1) Six Members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Four members shall be selected from the majority party and two shall be selected, aller consullation with the minority leader of the House, from the minority party. The Speaker shall designate one of the House Members as chairman.
"(2) Six Members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate. Four members shall be selected from the majority party and two shall be selected, aller consultation with the minority leader of the Senale, from the minority party.