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and what steps, if any, the Department has taken to prevent such a failure from recurring. SEC. 195.50 PROHIBITION AGAINST FRAUDULENT USE OF "MADE IN

AMERICA” LABELS. If it has been finally determined by a court or Federal agency that a person intentionally affixed a label bearing a “Made in America” inscription, or any inscription with the same meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in the United States, that person shall be ineligible to receive any contract or subcontract from the Department of State, pursuant to the debarment, suspension, and ineligibility procedures in subpart 9.4 of chapter 1 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations. SEC. 196.61 DEADLINE FOR RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS FROM CON.

GRESSIONAL COMMITTEES. (a) IN GENERAL.–An officer or employee of the Department of State to whom a written or oral question is addressed by any member of a committee specified in subsection (b), acting within his official capacity, shall respond to such question within 21 days unless the Secretary of State submits a letter to such member explaining why a timely response cannot be made.

(b) SPECIFIED COMMITTEES.—The committees referred to in subsection (a) are the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives. SEC. 197.62 INTERNATIONAL CREDIT REPORTS.

(a) REPORT ON LOAN CRITERIA.—Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall submit to the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives a report setting forth clear criteria for bilateral loans by which the United States can determine the likelihood of repayment by a country seeking to receive United States loans. The report should include the criteria used for

(1) assessing country risk;
(2) projecting loan repayments; and

(3) estimating subsidy levels. (b) REPORTS ON LOANS.— Beginning 180 days after the submission of the report in subsection (a) and annually thereafter, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall submit a report to the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives showing actual repayments by country and by program to the United States Government for the previous 5 years and the scheduled repayments to the United States Government for the next 5 years.

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60 22 U.S.C. 2679b.

6122 U.S.C. 2680-1. Functions vested in the Secretary of State in this section were reserved to the Secretary of Slate by Delegation of Authority No. 193, January 7, 1992 (Public Notice 1555; 57 F.R. 2298; January 21, 1992).

82 22 U.S.C. 2656h. Functions vested in the Secretary of State in this section were further delegated to the Under Secretary for Economic and Agricultural Affairs by Delegation of Authority No. 193, January 7, 1992 (Public Notice 1555; 57 F.R. 2298; January 21, 1992).

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SEC. 198.6 THE FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES HIS.

TORICAL SERIES. (a) 54 AMENDMENT.— * * *

(b) 55 PREVIOUS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HISTORICAL DIPLOMATIC DOCUMENTATION.—The Advisory Committee on Historical Documentation for the Department of State established before the date of enactment of this Act shall terminate on such date. (c) COMPLIANCE.—

(1)56 The Secretary of State shall ensure that the requirements of section 404 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (as amended by this section) are met not later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act. If the Secretary cannot reasonably meet the requirements of such section, he shall so notify the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, and describe how the Department of State intends to meet the requirements of that section. In no event shall full compliance with the requirements of such section take place later than 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act.

(2) 57 (A) In order to come into compliance with section 401(c) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (as amended by this section) the Secretary of State shall ensure that, by the end of the 3-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, all volumes of the Foreign Relations of the United States historical series (FRUS) for the years that are more than 30 years before the end of that 3-year period have been published.

(B) If the Secretary cannot reasonably meet the requirements of subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall notify the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and describe how the Department of State plans to meet the requirements of subparagraph (A). In no event shall volumes subject to subparagraph (A) be published later than 5 years after the date of the enactment of this Act.

TITLE II–UNITED STATES INFORMATIONAL,

EDUCATIONAL, AND CULTURAL PROGRAMS PART A–UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY 58

63 Functions vested in the Secretary of State in this section (except for that part which added a new 406(a) to the State Department Basic Authorities Act) were further delegated to the Under Secretary for Management by Delegation of Authority No. 193, January 7, 1992 (Public Notice 1555; 57 F.R. 2298; January 21, 1992).

* Sec. 198(a) added a new title IV to the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 4351 et seq.), entitled "Foreign Relations of the United States Historical Series".

85 22 U.S.C. 4356 note. 88 22 U.S.C. 4364 note. 87 22 U.S.C. 4351 note.

58 For text of freestanding provisions in this part relating to the United States Information Agency, see page 927.

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which may be established for the prosecution of Persian Gulf

war criminals. (c) 63 PRESIDENTIAL REPORT.-Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives a report,

(1) setting forth the proposal developed under subsection (b)(1);

(2) describing the evidence of crimes under international law that justifies the prosecution of Persian Gulf war criminals before an international criminal tribunal; and

(3) identifying Iraqi authorities who should be prosecuted for

committing such crimes. SEC. 302.“ BENEFITS FOR UNITED STATES HOSTAGES CAPTURED IN

LEBANON. * * *
SEC. 303.86 REPORTS CONCERNING CHINA.

(a) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—Not later than May 1, 1992 and May 1, 1993, the President shall submit to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the appropriate congressional committees a report detailing specific progress or lack thereof by the People's Republic of China in the following areas:

(1) Human rights, including,

(A) the surveillance, intimidation, and harassment of Chinese citizens living within China because of their prodemocracy activities;

(B) the surveillance, intimidation, and harassment of Chinese citizens living within the United States because of their pro-democracy activities with particular focus on those whose passports have been confiscated or not renewed in retaliation for pro-democracy activities;

(C) the use of torture or other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment;

(D) political prisoners, including those in Tibet, still held against their will and those who have received amnesty from the Chinese Government for their pro-democracy activities;

* In a memorandum of November 26, 1991 (56 F.R. 64551), to the Secretary of State, the President delegated to the Secretary the reporting requirements of this subsection, to be "exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Attorney General".

Sec. 302 amended sec. 599C of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Pro grams Appropriations Act, 1991 (5 U.S.C. 5561 note), effective as of the date of enactment of that Act (November 5, 1990).

es Executive Order 12851 of June 11, 1993 (58 F.R. 33181) provided for the administration of proliferation sanctions, Middle East Arms Control, and related Congressional reporting re quirements, including the following:

"Sec. 4. China and Weapons Proliferation. The reporting functions regarding China and weapons proliferation vested in me by sections 303(a X2) and 324 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993, are delegated to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall exercise these functions in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and other agencies as appropriate.".

In an earlier memorandum of May 18, 1992, the President delegated functions in sections 303 and 324, relating to reports concerning weapons proliferation, human rights, and trade practices in the People's Republic of China, to the Secretary of State in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Commerce, Director of the U.S. ACDA, the USTR (with respect to the functions described in section 303), and other appropriate departments and agencies (57 F.R. 22409; May 28, February 14, 1992).

(E) prolonged detention without charges and trials, and sentencing of members of the pro-democracy movement for peaceful demonstrations for democracy;

(F) the use of forced labor of prisoners to produce cheap goods for export to countries, including the United States, in violation of labor treaties and United States law;

(G) the Chinese Government's willingness to permit access for international human rights monitoring groups to prisoners, trials, and places of detention; and

(H) the detention and arrest of religious leaders and members of religious groups, including those under house arrest, detained, or imprisoned as a result of their expres

sions of religious belief. (2) Weapons proliferation

(A) Exports by the People's Republic of China which relate to improving the military capabilities of nations in the Middle East and South Asia, including a description of previous and potential future transfers of

(i) M-series ballistic missile systems, and of technology and assistance related to the production of such missile systems;

(ii) technologies capable of producing weapons-grade nuclear material; and

(iii) technology and materials needed for the production or use of chemical and biological arms. (B) JOINING ARMS SUPPLIER REGIMES.—The adoption of guidelines and restrictions set forth by

(i) the Missile Technology Control Regime;

(ii) the Australia Group on Chemical and Biological arms proliferation; and

(iii) the Nuclear Suppliers Group. (3) Restrictions on trade between the United States and China, which are not described in the National Trade Estimate Report required under section 181 of the Trade Act of 1974, including

(A) internal trade barriers to American goods and products, with particular attention paid to those implemented since the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1988;

(B) regulations established since 1988 to ensure strict control over more than 100 categories of products,

(C) excessive duties imposed on imports to China;
(D) excessive licensing requirements for imported goods;

(E) restrictions on private ownership of property, including capital;

(F) section 301 violations, including attempts to evade United States import quotas; and

(G) protection for intellectual property. (b) HISTORICAL BACKGROUND.—The report shall also include

(1) a compendium of the most significant actions taken by the Chinese government since the Tiananmen Square massacre in each of the areas of the report (human rights, arms sales and nuclear proliferation and trade); and

(2) a list of the most significant United States actions taken since 1988 to underscore United States concerns about Chinese

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