Sidor som bilder
PDF
ePub

(5) For increases in salary, pay, retirement, and other employee benefits authorized by law, and for other nondiscretion

ary costs, such amounts as may be necessary. (b) Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended.

(c) Funds authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1979 by paragraphs (1) through (4) of subsection (a) may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1979 for a purpose for which appropriations are authorized by any other of those paragraphs, except that the total amount appropriated for a purpose described in any of those paragraphs may not exceed by more than 10 percent the amount specifically authorized for that purpose by subsection (a).

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR

DEVELOPMENT SEC. 103. (a) The Congress find that,

(1) science and technology are keys to eradicating hunger and poverty in developing countries;

(2) the ability of the developing countries to achieve self-sustaining growth has been hindered by the lack of an indigenous scientific and technological base;

(3) this scientific and technological base is vital to the emergence of developing countries as full and equal partners in the international system;

(4) expanded cooperation with respect to science and technology and can significantly contribute to an improved NorthSouth relationship; and

(5) the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development offers a valuable forum for the analysis of problems of development that might be alleviated or solved

with the aid of scientific and technical expertise. (b) It is therefore the sense of the Congress that the United States should strongly support the purpose of the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development and that the United States delegation to this conference should actively develop and offer proposals which would facilitate an expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation among developed and developing countries with respect to science and technology, including joint education and research and development programs.

(c) In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purpose, $945,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 101(a)(1) of this Act shall be available only for expenses incurred by the Department of State in connection with the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development, including expenses for preparatory conferences and seminars held in the United States.

the United offer to Pesoperatio velotually beith respech and

MEMORIAL STATUE OF GENERAL MARSHALL Sec. 104. (a) The Secretary of State is authorized to acquire on behalf of the United States a memorial statue or bust of General George C. Marshall (hereafter in this section referred to as the

"memorial") to be placed in an appropriate location within the Department of State.

(b)(1) To assist the Secretary of State in carrying out the provisions of subsection (a), there is established a Commission to be composed of seven members as follows:

(A) The Secretary, who shall be the chairman of the Commission.

(B) Two members appointed by the Secretary.

(C) Two members appointed by the chairman of the Commitēm2?2ti2mòÂ2Ò2Â?2 ?2?22/22/ņēņămâņēmēģņģ2/2/2/2?Â?Â2â

(D) Two members appointed by the chairman of the Commit

tee on International Relations of the House of Representatives. Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation.

(2) The Commission shall operate under the direction of the Secretary of State and, subject to final approval by the Secretary, shall select the sculptor for the memorial and select its size, style, design, and material.

(3) The Commission shall cease to exist upon completion of its functions under this section, as determined by the Secretary

(c)(1) Of the funds authorized to be appropriated by section 101(a)(1) of this Act, not more than $10,000 may be used for payment of costs incurred in carrying out subsection (a) of this section.

(2) All other costs incurred in carrying out subsection (a) shall be paid by the Secretary of State with funds contributed to the United States for such purpose.

(d) The Secretary of State shall be responsible for maintenance and care of the memorial.

FOREIGN MISSION SOLAR ENERGY DEMONSTRATION Sec. 105.1 (a) It is the purpose of this section to provide for the demonstration of solar energy and other renewable energy technologies in foreign countries through the use of such energy in buildings acquired under subsection (a) of the first section of the Foreign Service Buildings Act, 1926 (22 U.S.C. 292(a)), in order that

(1) countries in which such buildings are located may be given visible incentives to develop and use local solar energy or other renewable energy resources to reduce dependence upon petroleum and petroleum products;

(2) markets may be developed for American solar energy systems and components in order to stimulate investment in such systems and components and to reduce the costs of such systems and components to reasonable levels;

(3) in furtherance of the purpose of section 119 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 21519),2 cooperation may be developed between the United States and other countries in an effort to develop solar energy or other renewable energy systems within a short period of time; and

(4) equipment which is vital to the operation of sensitive systems within United States missions abroad may be made more reliable and less dependent upon interruptible local energy

122 U.S.C. 292a. 2 Sec. 119 was repcaled in 1980.

supplies. (b)(1) The Secretary of State shall implement projects for the application of solar energy or other forms of renewable energy in buildings acquired under subsection (a) of the first section of the Foreign Service Buildings Act, 1926.

(2) The Secretary of State shall select projects under paragraph (1) in consultation with the Secretary of Energy. Such projects shall apply available solar energy and other renewable energy technologies, including those for

(A) the heating and cooling of buildings;
(B) solar thermal electric systems;
(C) solar photovoltaic conversion systems;
(D) wind energy systems; and

(E) systems for developing fuels from biomass. The Secretary of Energy shall inform the Secretary of State of all such technologies which are feasible for such projects, taking into account the resources and environmental conditions of the countries in which such projects are to be implemented. Upon the request of the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Energy shall provide to the Secretary of State any technical information or other technical assistance which the Secretary of State considers necessary with respect to any such project. Any project selected under this section should be similar to projects which have been demonstrated by the Department of Energy (or any of its predecessor agencies) to be reliable, maintainable, and technically feasible.

(3) Any project selected under this section shall be adaptable to the local resources, climatic conditions, and economic circumstances of the country in which such project is implemented in order that such country will be more likely to implement similar projects.

(4) The Secretary of State shall insure that any project selected under this section is demonstrated to, and available for inspection by, officials and other citizens of the country in which such project is implemented.

(5) In selecting projects under this section, the Secretary of State shall give the priority to projects to be implemented in developing countries.

(c) Whenever any building is constructed under the authority contained in the first section of the Foreign Service Buildings Act, 1926, the Secretary of State shall insure that the planning for such construction takes into account those renewable energy systems which are available in the country in which the building is to be constructed.

(d) In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes, $4,000,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 101(a)(1) of this Act shall be available only to carry out the purposes of this section.

ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES SETTLING IN ISRAEL Sec. 106. Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 101(a)(4) of this Act, $25,000,000 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.

ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES IN AFRICA Sec. 107. In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purpose, $5,000,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 101(a)(4) of this Act shall be available only for assistance for refugees in Africa.

SEC. 115. (a) 3 * * * (Repealed—1994)

PUBLICATION OF HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF

STATE SEC. 120.4 (a) The Congress finds that the Department of State publication “Foreign Relations of the United States" plays an important role in making the documentary record of United States foreign relations available to the Congress and the American pub

lic.

(b) The Secretary of State shall therefore insure that publication of the "Foreign Relations of the United States” volumes is continued in such a manner as will maintain the high standard of comprehensive documentation already established by past volumes.

ASSISTANCE TO BEREAVED UNITED STATES FAMILIES SEC. 121.5 The Congress finds that the Department of State should, in the performance of its consular duties, render all reasonable administrative assistance to a United States citizen who is making necessary arrangements following the death of another United States citizen abroad.

SYSTEMATIC INFORMATION-SHARING SEC. 122.6 The Congress finds that,

(1) international political, economic, and other studies prepared systematically by analysts of the Department of State as needed background information for executive branch policy. makers could be similarly valuable to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate in fulfilling their responsibilities; and

3 Formerly at 22 U.S.C. 2652a. Sec. 162(b) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236; 108 Slat. 405), repealed sec. 115(a), which had established an Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters.

* 44 U.S.C. 1314 nole.

622 U.S.C. 1175 note. Sec. 505(a) of Public Law 97-241 (96 Stat. 299) repealed subsec. (b) of this section which had required a report from the Secretary of State describing alternative procedures by which the Department of State could provide loans or other forms of assistance io a U.S. citizen to facilitate arrangements following the death of another U.S. citizen abroad. The Secretary submitted this report on Jan. 19, 1979.

822 U.S.C. 2280 note. Sec. 505(a) of Public Law 97-241 (96 Stat. 299) repealed subsec. (b) of this section, which had required a report from the Secretary of State containing recommendations for the establishment of an information-sharing arrangement between the State Department and congressional committces. The Secretary submitted this report on Jan. 19, 1979.

(2) a formal information-sharing arrangement between the Department of State and such congressional committees could therefore serve the national interest, provided that controls on dissemination are established which insure that neither the process of analysis nor necessary confidentiality is jeopardized.

ASSISTING MINORITY ENTERPRISE SEC. 123. (a) The Congress finds that the Inter-Agency Council for Minority Enterprise has been created to assist minority owned and operated businesses in establishing broader markets, including markets with respect to procurement by the United States Government.

(b) It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State, in cooperation with such Council, should

(1) broaden minority business participation in the provision of goods and services for the Department of State; and

(2) establish and expand export markets for minority businesses.

LIMITATION ON GEOGRAPHICAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN UNITED

STATES PASSPORTS SEC. 124. For the purpose of achieving greater United States compliance with the provisions of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (signed at Helsinki on August 1, 1975) and for the purpose of encouraging other countries which are signatories to the Final Act to comply with those provisions, the first section of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the issue and validity of passports, and for other purposes”, approved July 3, 1926 (22 U.S.C. 211a), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: “Unless authorized by law, a passport may not be designated as restricted for travel to or for use in any country other than a country with which the United States is at war, where armed hostilities are in progress, or where there is imminent danger to the public health or the physical safety of United States travellers.".

DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORTS SEC. 125.? It is the sense of the Congress that a diplomatic or official United States passport should be issued only to, and used only by, a person who holds a diplomatic or other official position in the United States Government or who is otherwise eligible for such a passport under conditions specifically authorized by law.

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN CITIZENS SEC. 126.8 (a) For the purpose of implementing general principles of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (signed at Helsinki on August 1, 1975) emphasizing the lowering of international barriers to the free movement of people and ideas and in accordance with provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations establishing the legal principles of

722 U.S.C. 21 la nole. & 22 U.S.C. 2691 nole.

« FöregåendeFortsätt »