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ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES SETTLING IN ISRAEL SEC. 103. Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 102(a)(4) of this Act for the fiscal year 1980 and for the fiscal year 1981, $25,000,000 for each such fiscal year shall be available only for assistance for the resettlement in Israel of refugees from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and from Communist countries in Eastern Europe. UNITED STATES-YUGOSLAVIA BILATERAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

AGREEMENT SEC. 104. In addition to the amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 102(a) of this Act, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State $1,400,000 for the fiscal year 1980 and $1,400,000 for the fiscal year 19815 for payment of the United States share of expenses of a five-year bilateral science and technology agreement between the United States and Yugoslavia, following entry into force of such agreement.


OFFICERS SEC. 106. The promotion for each of 64 Foreign Service officers of classes 8 and 7 to the next higher class, as the case may be, for which the Senate gave its advice and consent on March 21, 1979, and which was attested to on March 22, 1979, shall be considered for all purposes to take effect on December 17, 1978. Any payments made in implementation of this section shall be from funds previously authorized and appropriated for the fiscal year 1979.

IMPROVEMENT IN FOREIGN NATIONAL PAY PLANS 6 SEC. 107. (a) It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should

(1) improve coordination between the Department of State and the Department of Defense and other departments and agencies of the United States operating outside the United States with respect to foreign national pay systems and wage schedules to the extent that

(A) joint wage surveys and compatible pay schedules are adopted in countries where two or more departments or agencies of the United States directly employ foreign nationals, and

(B) Department of Defense wage rates are included in wage surveys of the Department of State where the Department of Defense operates under indirect-hire arrangements;

The Department of State Appropriation Act, 1981 (title I of H.R. 7584), was adopted by Congress on December 3, 1980, but veled by the President on December 3, 1980. Appropriations for the Department of State during fiscal year 1981 were governed by Public Law 96-536, a continuing resolution providing funds for any Federal agency which had not yet received funding through an appropriation act. Under the terms of Public Law 96-536, the Department of State was funded at levels established in H.R. 7584. H.R. 7584 appropriated $1,400,000 for United States-Yugoslavia Bilateral Science and Technology Agreement.

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(2) monitor the establishment of wage rates outside the inited States more closely to insure that United States missions -

(A) operate under salary schedules that reflect private sector average pay or average pay ranges,

(B) include the cost of severance in making pay adjust. ments, and

(C) survey jobs in the private sector which represent as closely as possible the work force of the mission; and (3) substitute, whenever possible, prevailing local retirement plans for civil service retirement with respect to the retirement

of foreign nationals employed by the United States. (b) * * *

UNITED STATES CONSULATES SEC. 108. (a) The following United States consulates shall not be closed or, if closed on the date of enactment of this Act, shall be reopened as soon as possible after such date: Salzburg, Austria, Bremen, Germany; Nice, France; Turin, Italy; Goteborg, Sweden, Adana, Turkey; Tangier, Morocco; Mandalay, Burma; Brisbane, Australia; and Surabaya, Indonesia.

(b) Personnel assigned to the consulates described in subsection (a) shall not be counted toward any personnel ceiling for the Department of State established by the Director of the Office of Man agement and Budget.

UNITED NATIONS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS SEC. 110. Title I of the Departments of State, Justice, and Cott. merce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1979 (Public Law 95-431, 92 Stat 1021), is amended in the paragraph under the heading "CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS by striking out", of which no part may la made mailable for the furnishing of technical assistance by the United Nations of any of its specia.ized agencies”.7




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2: SEC. 402. Any reference in any provision of law to the Commi s e on International Relations of the House of Representatives shal deemed to be a reference to the Committee on Foreign Affair : 23 the House of Representatives.


SEC. 403. It is the sense of the Congress that it should be · * policy of the United States to promote and encourage cultural, entific, and economic relations between the Arab Republic of Eg and the State of Israel.


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MORATORIUM ON THE COMMERCIAL KILLING OF WHALES SEC. 405. (a) The Congress finds and declares that,

(1) whales are a unique marine resource of great esthra and scientific interest to mankind and are a vital part of marine ecosystem;

(2) the protection and conservation of whales are of partii lar interest to citizens of the United States;

(3) in 1971 the Congress adopted resolutions requesting t Secretary of State to negotiate a ten-year moratorium ont commercial killing of whales;

(4) the United States, which effectively banned all comm cial whaling by United States nationals in December 1971, h sought an international moratorium on the commercial killi. of whales since 1972;

(5) the United Nations Conference on the Human Enviro ment adopted a resolution in 1972 calling for a ten-year mor torium on commercial whaling;

(6) the United Nations Governing Council for Environme Programs in 1973 and 1974 confirmed such call for a ten-ye. moratorium, and the Council continues to support ongoing forts relating to the whale conservation;

(7) the International Convention for the Regulation of Wha ing, signed in 1946, as implemented by the Internation. Whaling Commission, is not providing adequate protection 1 whales;

(8) the data-gathering structure established under the Inte national Whaling Commission has not provided all the avai able data necessary for sound whale conservation;

(9) there is strong evidence that the members of the Inte: national Whaling Commission continue to import, in some ir stances in increasing amounts, whale products from countrie not members of the Commission; and

(10) defects in the implementation of the International Con vention for the Regulation of Whaling by the Internationa Whaling Commission allow harvests of the declining whal

species. (b) The Congress urges

(1) the International Whaling Commission to agree to a mor atorium on the commercial killing of whales; and

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m. Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979 Partial text of Public Law 95 426 (H.R. 12598), 92 Stat. 963, approved October 7, 1978, as amended by Public Law 98482 (Continuing Appropriations, Fiscal Year 1979; HJ. Res 1139), 92 Stat. 1603 at 1606, approved Oc. tober 18, 1978; Public Law 96-60 (Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1980 and 1981; H.R. 3363), 93 Stat. 396 at 406, approved Au. gust 16, 1979; Public Law 96-466 (Foreign Service Act of 1980, H.R. 6790), 94 Stat. 2071 at 2160, approved October 17, 1980; Public Law 97–241 (Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1982 and 1983; S. 1193), 96 Stat. 273 at 299, approved August 24, 1982; Public Law 98-164 (Depart. ment of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1984 and 1986; H.R. 2916), 97 Stat. 1017 at 1061, approved November 22, 1983; Public Law 100 418 (Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act, H.R. 4848), 102 Stat. 1107, approved August 23, 1988; Public Law 103–236 (Foreign Relations Author. ization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995; H.R. 2333), 108 Stat. 382, approved April 30, 1994

AN ACT To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1979 for the Department of

State, the International Communication Agency, and the Board for International Broadcasting, to make changes in the laws relating to those agencies, to make changes in the Foreign Service personnel system, to establish policies and responsibilities with respect to science, technology, and American diplomacy, and for other purposes

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

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

SHORT TITLE SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the “Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979".


AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1979 SEC. 101. (a) There are authorized to be appropriated for the Department of State for the fiscal year 1979 to carry out the authori. ties, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States, including trade negotiations, and other purposes authorized by law, the following amounts:

(1) For “Administration of Foreign Affairs”, $849,118,000.

(2) For "International Organizations and Conferences", $412,826,000.

(3) For “International Commissions”, $20,773,000.
(4) For “Migration and Refugee Assistance", $116,536,000.

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