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UNITED STATES PASSPORT OFFICE SEC. 106. In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes, there is authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1977, $1,000,000, to be used for miniaturization of the files of the United States Passport Office. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended.
PAYMENT TO LADY CATHERINE HELEN SHAW SEC. 108. Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (1) of section 101(a) of this Act for salaries and expenses, $10,000 shall be available for payment ex gratia to Lady Catherine Helen Shaw, wife of the former Australian Ambassador to the United States, as an expression of the concern of the United States Government for the injuries which she sustained as a result of an attack on her in the District of Columbia.
PAN AMERICAN GAMES Sec. 110. (a) The Congress finds that
(1) the Eighth Pan American Games to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1979 will provide an opportunity for more than six thousand young men and women, representing thirty-three countries in the Western Hemisphere, to participate in friendly athletic competition;
(2) international sporting events such as the Eighth Pan American Games make a unique contribution in promoting common understanding and mutual respect among people of different cultural backgrounds; and
(3) the President has the authority under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 to provide financing, when he considers that it would strengthen international cooperative relations, for (A) tours abroad by American athletes, (B) United States representation in international sports competitions, and (C) participation by groups and individuals from other countries in tours and in sports competitions in the United States. (b) In order to strengthen international cooperative relations and promote the purposes of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961,5 the Secretary of State shall use funds appropriated to carry out this section to provide financial assistance for the Eighth Pan American Games to be held in Puerto Rico in 1979. Such funds shall be transferred by the Secretary to the Recreation Development Company of Puerto Rico (a government corporation of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) for expenses directly related to the Eighth Pan American Games, including expenses for
(1) promoting, organizing, and conducting such games;
(2) constructing new and repairing existing athletic and recreational facilities;
The Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977 (Public Law 95–26; 91 Stat. 89), appropriated $10,000,000, “to remain available until expended.".
(3) providing lodging, food, and transportation for participants in such games and for related personnel; and
(4) acquiring necessary material and equipment for such games. Such expenditures shall be subject to such controls and
audits as the Comptroller General may prescribe. (c) To carry out this section, there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State $12,000,000.5
MEMBERSHIP AUTHORITY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS SEC. 113. The President is authorized to maintain United States membership in the International Cotton Advisory Committee, the International Lead and Zinc Study Group, the International Rubber Study Group, and the International Seed Testing Association.
PANAMA CANAL SEC. 114. Any new Panama Canal treaty or agreement negotiated with funds appropriated under this title must protect the vital interests of the United States in the Canal Zone and in the operation, maintenance, property, and defense of the Panama Canal.
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION SEC. 115. After the date of enactment of this Act, any commissioner of the International Joint Commission appointed on the part of the United States, pursuant to article VII of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain relating to boundary waters between the United States and Canada, signed at Washington on January 11, 1909 (36 Stat. 2448, TS 548, III Redmond 2607), shall be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Sec. 120.7 * * * [Repealed—1981)
DISCRIMINATION SEC. 121.8 Information should not be disseminated about opportunities for, and there should be no participation or other assistance by any officer or employee of the Department of State (including the Agency for International Development) in, the negotiation of any contract or arrangement with a foreign country, individual, or entity, if,
& Sec. 117 was repealed by sec. 2205(4) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96465; 94 Slat. 2160).
? Sec. 120 was repcaled by sec. 2205(4) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96465; 94 Stat. 2160).
822 U.S.C. 2661a.
(1) any United States person (as defined in section 7701(a)30) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1980)9 is prohibited from entering into such contract or arrangement, or
(2) such contract or arrangement requires that any such person be excluded from participating in the implementation of
such contract or arrangement, on account of the race, religion, national origin, or sex of such person in the case of an individual or, in the case of a partnership, corporation, association, or other entity, any officer, employee, agent, director, or owner thereof.
TITLE II–UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY 10
SEC. 403.11 * * * (Repealed-1982)
Sec. 2 of Public Law 99-514 (100 Stat. 2095) redesignated "Internal Revenue Code of 1964" as "Internal Revenue Code of 1986".
10 For text of this title, see page 974.
11 Sec. 403, which had required a report from the President concerning international brondcasting, was repealed by sec. 505(aX4) of Public Law 97–241 (96 Stat. 299). The President submitted this report on March 22, 1977.
p. Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1976
Partial text of Public Law 94-141 (S. 1517), 89 Stat. 766, approved November
29, 1975; as amended by Public Law 97-241 (Department of State Author. ization, Fiscal Years 1982 and 1983; S. 1193), 96 Stat. 273 at 299, approved August 24, 1982
AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the administration of foreign affairs; inter
national organizations, conferences, and commissions; information and cultural exchange; and for other purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the “Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1976”.
TITLE I-ADMINISTRATION OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Part 1-DEPARTMENT OF STATE
TRAVEL DOCUMENT AND ISSUANCE SYSTEM SEC. 102.1 No part of any funds authorized to be appropriated by this title may be used for the development or implementation of the Travel Document and Issuance System which has been proposed by the United States Passport Office (and which involves a restructuring of the passport issuance function and the issuance of machine readable passport books), or of any other new passport system.
REOPENING OF UNITED STATES CONSULATE AT GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN
Sec. 105. (a) It is the sense of the Congress that the United States Consulate at Gothenburg, Sweden, should be reopened as soon as possible after the date of enactment of this Act.
(b)(1) There are authorized to be appropriated for the Department of State for fiscal year 1976, in addition to amounts authorized under section 101 of this Act, such sums as may be necessary for the operation of such consulate.
(2) Amounts appropriated under this subsection are authorized to remain available until expended.
1 Sec. 505(aX5) of Public Law 97–241 (96 Slat. 299) repealed subsec. (b) of this section which had authorized $100,000 to conduct a study on the desirability and cost implications of the Trav. el Document and Issuance System. Congress received this study on February 5, 1976.
AGRICULTURAL ATTACHÉ IN CHINA SEC. 106. It is the sense of the Congress that the President should establish an agricultural attaché in the People's Republic of China.
TITLE II—INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS,
CONFERENCES, AND COMMISSIONS
UNITED STATES CONTRIBUTION TO THE UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY
ENDOWMENT FUND SEC. 205. There is authorized to be appropriated, upon request of the President, to the President for fiscal year 1977, $10,000,000 to be used for a contribution of the United States to the United Nations University Endowment Fund, such contribution to be made on such terms as the President finds will promote the purposes of the University as stated in University Charter approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1973; except that the contribution of the United States to the United Nations University Endowment Fund may not exceed 25 per centum of the total amount actually contributed to such fund by other members of the United Nations. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to remain available until expended.
UNITED NATIONS COOPERATION REGARDING MEMBERS OF UNITED
STATES ARMED FORCES MISSING IN ACTION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA SEC. 503.3 The President shall direct the United States Ambassador to the United Nations to insist that the United Nations take all necessary and appropriate steps to obtain an accounting of members of the United States Armed Forces and United States civilians missing in action in Southeast Asia.
2 Sec. 406 amended the Act of June 28, 1955 (22 U.S.C. 2666), to authorize certain officers and employees to carry firearms. The Act of June 28, 1955 was subsequently repealed by Public Law 99-93. See instead, sec. 37 of the Slale Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956.
3Sec. 505(a X5) of Public Law 97-241 (96 Stat. 299) repealed subsec. (b) of this section which had required a report from the President on actions taken by the United Nations to account for U.S. servicemen and civilians missing in action in Southeast Asia. The President submitted this report on June 1, 1976.