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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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CHANGE IN STATUTORY REFERENCE SEC. 402. Any reference in any provision of law to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives shall be deemed to be a reference to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives. EGYPTIAN-ISRAELI CULTURAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS

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

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 esthetic and scientific interest to mankind and are a vital part of the marine ecosystem;

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

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

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

(5) the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment adopted a resolution in 1972 calling for a ten-year moratorium on commercial whaling;

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

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

(8) the data-gathering structure established under the International Whaling Commission has not provided all the available data necessary for sound whale conservation;

(9) there is strong evidence that the members of the International Whaling Commission continue to import, in some instances in increasing amounts, whale products from countries not members of the Commission; and

(10) defects in the implementation of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling by the International Whaling Commission allow harvests of the declining whale

species (b) The Congress urges

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

(2) Brazil, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Norway, the Soviet Union, and the Republic of Korea, as parties to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and which still engage in commercial whaling, and Chile, the People's Republic of China, Peru, Portugal, the Democratic Republic of Korea, Spain, and Taiwan, as countries which are not parties to the Convention and which still engage in commercial whaling, to recognize and comply voluntarily with a moratorium on the commercial killing of whales, as endorsed by the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the United Nations Governing Council for Environment Programs.


SEC. 406. The provisions of sections 203, 205, 207, and 208 of title 18, United States Code, shall not apply to a private sector representative on the United States Delegation to the World Administrative Radio Conference to be convened in Geneva on September 24, 1979, who is specifically designated to speak on behalf of or otherwise represent the interest of the United States at such Conference with respect to a particular matter, if the Secretary of State or his designee certifies that no Government employee on the delegation is as well qualified to represent United States interests with respect to such matter and that such designation serves the national interest. All of such representatives shall have on file with the Department of State the financial disclosure report required for special Government employees.

SEC. 408.10 * * * (Repealed-1982)

10 Sec. 505(aX1) of Public Law 97241 (96 Stat. 298) repealed sec. 408. It formerly read as follows:

"SANCTIONS AGAINST ZIMBABWE-RHODESIA "Sec. 408. (a) The Congress finds that

"(1) it is in the interest of the United States to encourage the development of a multiramal democracy in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia based on both majority rule and minority rights;

"(2) the elections held in April 1979, in which Zimbabwe-Rhodesians approved through elections the transfer of power to a black majority government, constituted a significant step toward multiracial democracy in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia;

"43) the Government of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia has expressed its willingness to negotiate in good faith at an all-parties conference, held under international auspices, on all relevant issues;

"(4) it is in the foreign policy interest of the United States to further continuing progress to ward genuine majority rule in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia and to encourage a peaceful resolution of the conflict; and

"(5) the Government of Great Britain, which retains responsibility for Zimbabwe-Rhodesia under international law, has not yet taken steps to recognize the legality of the new government.

"(b) In view of these considerations, the President shall"(1) continue United States efforts to promote a speedy end to the Rhodesian conflict; and

"(2) terminate sanctions against Zimbabwe-Rhodesia by November 15, 1979, unless the President determines it would not be in our national interest to do so and so reports to the Congress. If the President so reports to the Congress, then sanctions shall be terminated if the Congress, within 30 calendar days aller receiving the report under paragraph (2), adopts :

adopts a concurrent resolution stating in substance that it rejects the determination of the President. A concurrent reso lution under the preceding sentence shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976 and in the House of Representatives in accordance with the procedures applicable to the consideration of resolutions of disapproval under section 36(b) of the Arms Export Control Act."

Pursuant to the authority contained in subsec. (b) of this section, the President issued Determination No. 80–6 on November 14, 1979, in which he found it to be in the national interest of the United States to continue sanctions against Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.

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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