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j. Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1984

and 1985

Partial text of Public Law 98-164 (H.R. 2916), 97 Stat. 1017, approved No

vember 22, 1983, as amended by Public Law 99-93 (Foreign Relations Au. thorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987; H.R. 2068), 99 Stat. 405, ap. proved August 16, 1985; Public Law 99 416 (Anglo-Irish Agreement Support Act of 1986, H.R. 4329), 100 Stat. 949, approved September 19, 1986; Public Law 100-204 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989; H.R. 1777), 101 Stat. 1331, approved December 22, 1987; Public Law 100-459 (Department of State Appropriations Act, 1989; H.R. 4782), 102 Stat. 2207, approved October 1, 1988; Public Law 101-816 (Department of State Appropriations Act, 1991; H.R. 5021), 104 Stat. 2101 at 2128, approved November 5, 1990; Public Law 103–236 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995; H.R. 2333), 108 108 Stat. 382, approved April 30, 1994

NOTE.—Sections in this Act amend other State Department and foreign relations legislation and are incorporated elsewhere in this compilation.

AN ACT To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1984 and 1985 for the Depart

ment of State, the United States Information Agency, the Board for International Broadcasting, the Inter-American Foundation, and the Asia Foundation, to establish the National Endowment for Democracy, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I—DEPARTMENT OF STATE

SHORT TITLE SEC. 101. This title and title X of this Act may be cited as the “Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1984 and 1985".

AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 102. In addition to amounts otherwise authorized for such purposes, the following amounts are authorized to be appropriated for the Department of State to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States and other purposes authorized by law:

(1) For "Administration of Foreign Affairs”, $1,486,213,000 for the fiscal year 1984 1 and $1,580,820,000 for the fiscal year 1985.2

(2) For "International Organizations and Conferences", $602,343,000 for the fiscal year 1984 3 and $602,343,000 for the fiscal year 1985.4

(3) For "International Commissions”, $23,207,000 for the fiscal year 19845 and $25,355,000 for the fiscal year 1985.6

1 The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98-166) appropriated $1,406,497,000 for the "Administration of Foreign Affairs" during fiscal year 1984, itemized in the following manner. salaries and expenses_$1,114,810,000; representation allowances$4,148,000; acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad-$160,000,000; acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad (special foreign currency program) $10,012,000; emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service-$4,356,000; payment to the American Institute in Taiwan-$9,380,000; and payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund $103,791,000.

The Second Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98-396) for additional amounts provided for "Administration of Foreign Affairs” during fiscal year 1984.

2 The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1985 (title Ill of Public Law 98–411) appro priated $1,631,721,000 for the "Administration of Foreign Affairs" during fiscal year 1985, itemized in the following manner. salaries and expenses $1,264,901,000; reopening consulates $1,929,000; representation allowances-$4,500,000; protection of foreign missions and officials, $9,500,000; acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad-$211,000,000; acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad (special foreign currency program $19,353,000; emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service-$4,000,000; payment to the American Institute in Taiwan-$9,800,000; and payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund $106,738,000.

In addition, sec. 139 of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 1985 (Public Law 98-473) appro priated $110,200,000 for the "Administration of Foreign Affairs" during fiscal year 1985, itemized in the following manner. salaries and expenses-$81,200,000; acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad-$28,000,000; and emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service (to pay rewards for information concerning terrorist acts)—$1,000,000.

3 The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98–166) appropriated $595,694,000 for "International Organizations and Conferences" during fiscal year 1984, itemized in the following manner. contributions to international organization—$520,515,000; contributions to international peacekeeping activities—$66,279,000; and international conferences and contingencies-$8,910,000.

The Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985 (Public Law 99-88) appropriated funds for the *Administration of Foreign Affairs" in the following manner: Salaries and expenses$73,342,000 (plus $12,781,000 transferred from "Contributions to International Organizations); acquisition, operation, and maintenance of buildings abroad-$ 167,579,000 (plus $2,000,000 for the Special Foreign Currency Program); payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund-$5,399,000.

The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1985 (title III of Public Law 98-411) appro priated $559,067,200 for "International Organizations and Conferences" during fiscal year 1985, itemized in the following manner: contributions to international organizations--$501,667,200; contributions to international peacekeeping activities-$47,400,000; and international conferences and contingencies $10,000,000.

The Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985 (Public Law 99-88) appropriated a $1,200,000 transfer of funds for International Fisheries Commissions from "Contributions to Interational Organizations", and $1,000,000 for the Fishermen's Protective Fund.

The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98–166) appropriated $23,625,000 for "International Commissions" during fiscal year 1984, itemized in the following manner. International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (salaries and expenses)$10,651,000 and (construction $672,000; American sections, international commissions—$3,426,000, and internalional fisheries commissions—$8,876,000.

Title Il of the Second Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98-396) appro priated additional funds for increased pay costs during fiscal year 1984 for "International Commissions" as follows: International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico-$125,000; and American Sections, international commissions-$38,000.

The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1985 (title III of Public Law 98-411) appro priated $27.185,000 for "International Commissions" during fiscal year 1985, itemized in the following manner. International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico $12,000,000 (salaries and expenses) and $2,400,000 (construction); American sections, international commissions$3,685,000; and international fisheries commissions_$9,100,000.

(4) For “Migration and Refugee Assistance", $344,500,000 for the fiscal year 1984? and $326,400,000 for the fiscal year 1985.8

(5) For “United States Bilateral Science and Technology Agreements”, $1,700,000 for the fiscal year 19849 and $1,700,000 for the fiscal year 1985.

IMPROVEMENT OF CONSULAR FACILITIES IN MEXICO CITY SEC. 103. In addition to the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 102(1) of this Act, there are authorized to be appropriated for “Administration of Foreign Affairs" for the fiscal year 1984, $4,000,000 to be used for the purchase of land for and the construction of additional consular facilities, and for certain improvements in existing consular facilities, at the United States Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico. ADDITIONAL POSITIONS FOR POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC REPORTING

AND FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION POLICY

SEC. 104. The Secretary of State shall allocate such funds as may be necessary of the amounts appropriated to the Department of State for the fiscal year 1984 for "Administration of Foreign Affairs” in order to fund 73 additional positions for political and economic reporting and 11 additional positions for international communications and information policy. The positions funded pursuant to this section shall be in addition to the positions which the Department was authorized to have in fiscal year 1983 plus the number of additional positions which have been requested for the Department for the fiscal year 1984.

ALTERNATE COMMUNICATIONS CENTER SEC. 105. Of the funds authorized to be appropriated under paragraph (1) of section 102, not less than $3,000,000 for the fiscal year 1984 and not less than $7,000,000 for the fiscal year 1985 shall be available only to cover expenses related to the establishment in the State of Maryland of an alternative communications center for the Department of State in order to secure the uninterrupted transmission of communications related to the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States and of communications of other departments and agencies of the United States.

? The Foreign Assistance Appropriations Act, 1984 (sec. 101(bX1) of Public Law 98–151) appro priated $323,000,000 for "Migration and Refugee Assistanceduring fiscal year 1984.

In addition, supplemental funds for migration and refugee assistance during fiscal year 1984 were provided in two acts, as follows: Supplemental Appropriations, 1984 (Public Law 98-332) $7,000,000 for assistance to displaced persons in El Salvador, and Second Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1984 (l’ublic Law 98–396)$7,650,000, of which $2,000,000 is available for "International disaster assistance” for medical and medically related assistance for Afghan refugees.

The Foreign Assislance Appropriations Act, 1985 (sec. 101(g) of the Continuing Appropria. tions Act, 1985; (Public Law 98-473) appropriated $325,500,000 for "Migration and Refugee Assistance" during fiscal year 1985.

The Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985 (Public Law 99-88, 99 Stat 329) transferred and additional amount of $12,500,000 for "migration and refugee assistance" from the "Economic Support Fund" for Lebanon as provided in Public Law 98-63: Provided, That this amount shall be available only for Soviet, Eastern European and other refugees resettling in Israel.

The Department of State Appropriations Act, 1984 (Public Law 98–166) appropriated $1,683,000 for “United Slates Bilateral Science and Technology Agreements” during fiscal year

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL

COOPERATION SEC. 106. (a) Section 5 of the joint resolution entitled “Joint Resolution providing for membership and participation by the United States in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and authorizing an appropriation therefor", approved July 30, 1946 (22 U.S.C. 2879), is amended by repealing the eighth sentence.

(b) of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for "Administration of Foreign Affairs" by section 102(1) of this Act, $250,000 for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985 shall be available only for the expenses of the secretariat of the National Commission on Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation.

COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON EXPORT CONTROLS SEC. 107. Of the funds authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1984 under paragraph (2) of section 102, $2,000,000 shall be used to modernize the facilities and operating procedures of the Coordinating Committee on Export Controls. The Congress finds that the executive branch should seek cost sharing arrangements with other member countries to modernize both the facilities and operations of the Coordinating Committee on Export Controls.

WORLD HERITAGE TRUST FUND Sec. 108. Of the funds authorized to be appropriated by paragraph (2) of section 102, not less than $248,500 for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985 shall be available only for the United States contribution to the World Heritage Trust Fund.

INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUPS SEC. 109. (a) 10 * * *

(b) There are authorized to be appropriate each fiscal year $50,000, to be equally divided between delegations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, to assist in 11 meeting the expenses of the United States Group 12 of the British-American Parliamentary Group.12 Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended.

10 Subsec. (a) amended the Act of July 11, 1956 (22 U.S.C. 1928e) authorizing U.S. participation in parliamentary conferences of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. For text of this Act, see Legislation on Foreign Relations through 1994, vol. IV, sec. N.

11 Sec. 304(6X1) of the Department of State Appropriations Act (Public Law 101-515; 104 Stat. 2128) struck out "or the amount appropriated for the purposes authorized by the amendment made by subsection (a) of this section, up to $25,000 may be used to meet the expenses incurred in hosting the spring 1984" and inserted in lieu thereof "There are authorized to be appropriate each fiscal year $50,000, to be equally divided between delegations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, to assist in".

12 Sec. 304[6X2) of the Department of State Appropriations Act (Public Law 101-515; 104 Stat. 2128) inserted "the expenses of the United States Group” afer "meeting".

Sec. 304(6X3) and (4) of that Act, respectively, struck out “which is to be held in the United States" aller "Group", and added the last sentence.

(c) 13 There are authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year $50,000 for expenses of United States participation in the United States-European Community Interparliamentary Group.

PIRACY IN THE GULF OF THAILAND SEC. 110. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for “Migration and Refugee Assistance" by section 102(4) of this Act, $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985 shall be used for assistance to combat piracy in the Gulf of Thailand.

RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR EL SALVADOR AND LEBANON SEC. 111. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1984 under section 102(4) of this Act,

(1) $10,000,000 shall be available only for El Salvador for relief assistance for displaced persons; and

(2) up to $25,000,000, but not less than $5,000,000 shall be available only for Lebanon for relief and rehabilitation assistance for refugees and displaced persons.

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION SEC. 112. The joint resolution entitled "Joint Resolution to authorize appropriations incident to United States participation in the International Bureau for the Protection of Industrial Property”, approved July 12, 1960 (22 U.S.C. 269(f)), is amended by striking out all after the resolving clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “That funds appropriated to the Secretary of State for 'International Organizations and Conferences' shall be available for the payment by the United States of its proportionate share of the expenses of the International Bureau for the Protection of Industrial Property for any year after 1981 as determined under article 16(4) of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, as revised, except that in no event shall the payment for any year exceed 6.6 percent of all expenses of the Bureau apportioned among countries for that year.”.

RESTRICTION ON ASSESSED PAYMENTS TO THE UNITED NATIONS SEC. 113. None of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act shall be used to make assessed payments to the United Nations, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the International Labor Organization which, in the aggregate, are in excess of the aggregate calendar year 1983 United States assessed contributions to such organizations.

13 Sec. 303 of the Department of State Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100_459; 102 Stat. 2207), extensively amended subsec. (c), io lake effect October 1, 1988. Il formerly read as follows:

"Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year for 'International Organizations and Conferences' $50,000 may be used for expenses of United States participation in the United States-European Community Interparliamentary Group.".

Subsec. (c) was amended previously by sec. 7(b) of Public Law 99 415 (100 Stat. 949).

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