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SEC. 105. LIAISON BY THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL,

SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL COOPERATION. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for "Administration of Foreign Affairs” by section 101(1), $250,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $250,000 for the fiscal year 1987 shall be made available to the National Commission on Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation in order to enable the Commission to maintain a liaison between the United States Government, the United States educational, scientific, cultural, and communications communities, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). SEC. 106. AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL.

(a) FINDING.–The Congress finds that the American-Australian Bicentennial Foundation, a private, nonprofit corporation established in 1983 for the purpose of coordinating all United States offi. cial and private participation in the 1988 Australian Bicentennial celebration, deserves and needs financial support to effectively carry out that purpose.

(b) GRANT TO AMERICAN-AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL FOUNDATION.-From the amounts authorized to be appropriated for “Administration of Foreign Affairs" by section 101(1), the Secretary of State may make a grant in each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987 to the American-Australian Bicentennial Foundation in support of its programs and operations to prepare for United States participation in the Australian Bicentennial celebration.

(c) AUTHORITY OF USIA NOT AFFECTED. Subsection (b) shall not be construed to affect the authority delegated to the Director of the United States Information Agency under section 102(a)(3) of the Mutual Education and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2452(a)(3)). SEC. 107. WORLD COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOP.

MENT. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for "International Organizations and Conferences” by section 101(2), $750,000 for each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987 shall be available only for a voluntary contribution to the World Commission on Environment and Development. SEC. 108. EARMARKING OF REFUGEE ASSISTANCE FUNDS.

Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for “Migration and Refugee Assistance" by section 101(4)

(1) $12,500,000 for the fiscal year 1986 and $25,000,000 for the fiscal year 1987 shall be available only for assistance for refugees resettling in Israel;

(2) $56,000,000 for the fiscal year 1986 and $56,000,000 for the fiscal year 1987 shall be available only for assistance for African refugees; and

(3) $2,500,000 for the fiscal year 1986 and $1,750,000 for the fiscal year 1987 shall be available to combat piracy in the Gulf of Thailand, for assistance to pirate victims, to promote the rescue of refugees in distress at sea in Southeast Asia, and to

strengthen protection measures for Indochinese boat refugees. SEC. 109. INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS.

(a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds that,

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(1) the International Committee of the Red Cross carries out humanitarian missions vital to the United States, including

(A) the promulgation and implementation of international humanitarian law;

(B) the protection of prisoners of war and of noncombatants in time of conflict;

(C) the protection of political prisoners;

(D) assistance in tracing persons who have disappeared in conflicts or for political reasons;

(E) the provision of medicine, food, and essential assistance to refugees and other victims of man-made disasters; and

(F) assistance in family reunification; (2) the scope and number of activities carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross have, as a result of recent global developments, necessarily increased; and

(3) there is an urgent need for increased support from the international community for the regular budget and special appeals of the International Committee of the Red Cross. (b) UNITED STATES POLICY.—It is the policy of the United States—

(1) to contribute to the International Committee of the Red Cross, in any financial year, an amount not less than 20 percent of the regular budget of the International Committee of the Red Cross; and

(2) to support generously the special appeals made by the International Committee of the Red Cross. (c) EARMARKING.–Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for "Migration and Refugee Assistance" by section 101(4), not less than $4,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987 shall be available only for contribution to the regular budget of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

(d) 13 * * * SEC. 110. LIMITATIONS ON USE OF MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSIST.

ANCE FUNDS. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for "Migration and Refugee Assistance” by section 101(4), not more than $2,000,000 for the fiscal year 1986 and not more than $2,000,000 for the fiscal year 1987 may be used for enhanced reception and placement services.

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SEC. 115.14 ASSISTANT SECRETARIES OF STATE. * *

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13Subsec. (d) repealed sec. 105 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Public Law 99-105; 91 Slat. 844).

14 Amendments made by sec. 115, including raising the number of Assistant Secretaries of Stale from 13 to 14, are superseded by amendments made to sec. 1 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956.

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SEC. 120.16 PILOT PROJECT FOR FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATES.

(a) SENSE OF CONGRESS.-It is the sense of the Congress that the national interest of the United States would be well served by making more productive use in United States missions abroad of the resources that spouses of American personnel assigned to missions abroad are qualified to provide.

(b) PILOT PROJECT. (1) The Secretary of State is authorized to design, conduct, and evaluate a pilot project to test appropriate means of increasing employment of qualified spouses of American personnel assigned to United States missions. The intent of the pilot project shall be to construct a feasible program within which spouses' education, training, and relevant work experience can be used effectively within the mission and in the furthering of United States interests in the host country.

(2) The Secretary shall conduct the pilot project described in paragraph (1) in accordance with section 311(b) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3951(b)).

(c) COMMENCEMENT OF DESIGN PHASE.—The Secretary shall undertake the design phase of the pilot project upon the enactment of this Act. SEC. 121. FEASIBILITY STUDY OF A LATERAL ENTRY PROGRAM INTO

THE FOREIGN SERVICE FOR BUSINESSMEN AND FARM

ERS. (a) STUDY.—The Secretary of State shall conduct a comprehensive study on the feasibility and desirability of creating a program of lateral entry into the Foreign Service for American businessmen, farmers, and other occupations. This study shall analyze the need for such a program by determining whether or not the personnel of the Foreign Service is composed of many people with a diversity of backgrounds such as business, farming, or other endeavors. The study shall also analyze the costs of putting such a program into effect.

(b) REPORT.-The Secretary of State shall report the results of such a study to the Congress no later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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SEC. 123.16 FOREIGN SERVICE INSTITUTE FACILITIES.

(a) 17 PURPOSE.-The purpose of this section is to promote comprehensive training to meet the foreign relations and national security objectives of the United States and to provide facilities designed for the purpose to assure cost efficient training.

(b) CONSTRUCTION OF TRAINING FACILITIES.—The Administrator of General Services may construct a consolidated training facility for the Foreign Service Institute on a site made available by the Secretary of State or acquired by the Administrator of General Services. Such site shall be located outside the District of Columbia but within reasonable proximity to the Department of State. The Administrator of General Services may carry out this subsection

16 Sec. 139(12) of the Forcign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Slat. 398), repcalod subsec. (d) of this section, which had required the Sec relary to report to Congres on the design, implementation, and evaluation of the project

16 The Foreign Services Inflitute is now the Institution for Training, pursuant sec. 126 of Pub lic Law 103-236, amending chapter 7 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.

17 22 U.S.C. 4021 note.

only to the extent that funds are provided in advance in appropriation Acts to the Department of State and are transferred to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out this section.

(c) 18 USE OF FUNDS.-(1)(A) Of amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years 1986 and 1987 for "Administration of Foreign Affairs" by section 101(1), a total of not to exceed $11,000,000 may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out feasibility studies, site acquisition, and design, architectural, and engineering planning under subsection (b) of this section.

(B) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987, the Secretary of State may transfer a total not to exceed $11,000,000 for Administration of Foreign Affairs' to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out feasibility studies, site preparation, and design, architectural, and engineering planning under subsection (b).

(2) Of amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987, for “Administration of Foreign Affairs", a total not to exceed $70,000,000 19 may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out construction under subsection (b) of this section.

(3) Funds may not be obligated for construction of a facility under this section before the end of the period of 30 days of continuous session of Congress beginning on the date on which plans and estimates developed to carry out this section are submitted to the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives and the Committees on Foreign Relations and Environment and Public Works of the Senate. In determining days of continuous session of Congress for purposes of this paragraph

(A) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and

(B) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are ex

cluded in the determination. If both Houses of Congress are not in session on the day any plans and estimates are submitted to such committees, such submittal shall be deemed to have been submitted on the first succeeding day on which both Houses are in session. If all such committees do not receive a submittal on the same day, such period shall not begin until the date on which all such committees have received it.

(d) JURISDICTION AND CUSTODY.–The facility constructed under this section and the site of such facility shall be under jurisdiction and in the custody of the Administrator of General Services.

(e) OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, SECURITY, ALTERATION, AND REPAIR. --(1) The Administrator of General Services shall delegate, in

18 Paragraph (1) of subsec. (c) was redesignated subparagraph (A) and new subparagraph (B) was added by sec. 135 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Yeans 1988 and 1989 (Public Law 100-204; 101 Stat. 1331).

19 Sec. 124 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1992 and 1993 (Public Law 102-138: 105 Stat. 659), struck out "$50,000,000" and inserted in lieu thereof *$70,000.000".'

accordance with section 205 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 486) and section 15 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (40 U.S.C. 614), to the Secretary of State responsibility for the operation, maintenance, and security of and alterations and repairs to the facility constructed pursuant to this section, provided the facility is used by the Secretary for the purposes authorized by this section.

(2) Not later than three months after occupancy of such facility, the Secretary of State and the Administrator of General Services shall each submit a report to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate, on the delegation of responsibility, pursuant to paragraph (1), for the operation, maintenance, and security of and alterations and repairs to the facility constructed pursuant to this section.

() EXEMPTION FROM PAYMENT OF CHARGES.-(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Department of State shall be exempt from the charges required by section 210(j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 4906)) for the use of the facility constructed under this section for the Foreign Service Institute.

(2) The Administrator of General Services shall charge the Department of State under such section 2106j) for the costs of any operation, maintenance, repairs, or alterations of such facility carried out by the Administrator of General Services.

SEC. 130.90 OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF SECRETARY OF STATE.

(a) CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW.—It is the sense of the Congress that the United States should not accept a gift of any house or other place of residence for the purpose of providing an official residence for the Secretary of State unless the Congress has had an opportunity to review the proposed gift.

(b) STUDY AND REPORT.—The Secretary of State shall conduct a study of any offer of a gift for the purpose of providing a place of official residence for the Secretary of State. Such study shall include an examination of the costs to the United States associated with accepting such gift, including the costs of acquisition, maintenance, security, and daily operation of a residence. The Secretary shall report the results of any study conducted under this section to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Envi. ronment and Public Works of the Senate. SEC. 131. STRENGTHENING THE PERSONNEL SYSTEM OF THE BUREAU

OF INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS MATTERS. No later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall report to the Congress on the status of proposals implemented or under consideration to improve the stalling and personnel management in the Bureau of International Vartocics Matters. This report shall explicitly discuss whether a

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