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q. State Department/USIA Authorization Act, Fiscal Year

1975

Partial text of Public Law 93-475 (S. 3473), 88 Stat. 1439, approved October

26, 1974; 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 Department of State and the United

States Information Agency, 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 “State Department/USIA Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1975”.

REPEAL OF THE FORMOSA RESOLUTION SEC. 3. The joint resolution entitled “Joint resolution authorizing the President to employ the Armed Forces of the United States for protecting the security of Formosa, the Pescadores and related possessions and territories of that area”, approved January 29, 1955 (69 Stat. 7, Public Law 84–4), and known as the Formosa Resolution, is repealed.

LIMITATION ON PAYMENTS SEC. 8. There are authorized to be appropriated funds for payment prior to January 1, 1975, of United States expenses of membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, the International Civil Aviation Organization, and the World Health Organization notwithstanding that such pay. ments are in excess of 25 percent of the total annual assessment of such organizations.

INTERNATIONAL MATERIALS Sec. 14. It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should, and he is authorized to, establish within the Department of State a bureau which shall be responsible for continuously reviewing (1) the supply, demand, and price, throughout the world, of basic raw and processed materials (including agricultural commodities), and (2) the effect of United States Government programs and policies (including tax policy) in creating or alleviating, or assisting in creating or alleviating, shortages of such materials. In conducting such review, the bureau should obtain information with respect to

(A) the supply, demand, and price of each such material in each major importing, exporting, and producing country and region of the world in order to understand long-term and shortterm trends in the supply, demand, and price of such materials;

(B) projected imports and exports of such materials on a country-by-country basis;

(C) unusual patterns or changes in connection with the purchase or sale of such materials;

(D) a list of such materials in short supply and an estimate of the amount of shortage;

(E) international geological, geophysical, and political conditions which may affect the supply of such materials; and

(F) other matters that the Secretary considers appropriate in carrying out this section. SEC. 15.1 * * * (Repealed-1982)

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Sec. 15, which had expressed the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should prepare a plan to reduce aid to South Vietnam, that the number of executive branch personnel (except members of certain agencies) located overseas should be reduced, and that the number of Defense Department officials assigned to military aid missions abroad should be reduced, was repealed by sec. 505(a X6) of Public Law 97-241 (96 Stat. 299). Pursuant to sec. 15, the Secretary of State submitted a report on April 28, 1975, describing steps taken to carry out these provi

r. Department of State Appropriations Authorization Act of

1973

Partial text of Public Law 93–126 (H.R. 7645), 87 Stat. 451, approved Octo

ber 18, 1973; as amended by Public Law 93-312 (Department of State Appropriations Authorization Act of 1973, H.R. 12466), 88 Stat. 237, approved June 8, 1974; Public Law 93_475 (State Department Authorization, Fiscal Year 1975; S. 3473), 88 Stat. 1439 approved October 26, 1974; Public Law 95-426 [Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979; H.R. 12598), 92 Stat. 963 at 969, approved October 7, 1978; Public Law 96-465 (Foreign Service Act of 1980, H.R. 6790), 94 Stat. 2071 at 2160, approved October 17, 1980; Public Law 99-93 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987; H.R. 2068), 99 Stat. 405, approved August 16, 1985; Public Law 103-236 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995; H.R. 2333), 108 Stat. 382, approved April 30, 1994; and by Public Law 103-306 (Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1995; H.R. 4426), 108 Stat. 1608, approved August 23, 1994 AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the Department of State, 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 “Department of State Appropriations Authorization Act of 1973”.

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BUREAU OF OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND

SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS SEC. 9.2 (a) 3 There is established within the Department of State a Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. There 4 shall be an Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall be the head of the Bureau and who shall have responsibility for matters relating to oceans, environmental, scientific, fisheries, wildlife, and conservation affairs and for such

Sec. 6, as amended by Public Law 93-475, was repealed by sec. 2205(5) of the Foreign Serv. ice Act of 1980 (Public Law 96 465; 94 Stat. 2160). Sec. 6 had required the submission of a report to Congress detailing the political campaign contributions made by ambassadors and ministers (and their families) nominated by the President. This requirement now applies to all individuals nominated to be chiess of mission, ambassadors at large, and ministers, and can be found at sec. 304/bX2) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980.

222 U.S.C. 2655a.

3 Sec. 162(9x2) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Stat. 410), struck out subsec. (b) to this sec., which had amended 5 U.S.C. 5315 to add reference to this Assistant Secretary of State.

4 Sec. 16219X1XA) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Stat. 410), struck out "In addition to the positions provided under the first section of the Act of May 26, 1949, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2652), there", and inserted in lieu thereof "There".

other related duties as the Secretary may from time to time designate.5

REIMBURSEMENT FOR DETAILED STATE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL SEC. 11. (a) An Executive agency to which any officer or employee of the Department of State is detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available, shall reimburse the Department for the salary and allowances of each such officer or employee for the period the officer or employee is so detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available. However, if the Department of State has an agreement with an Executive agency or agencies providing for the detailing, assigning, or otherwise making available, of substantially the same numbers of officers and employees between the Department and the Executive agency or agencies, and such numbers with respect to a fiscal year are so detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available, or if the period for which the officer or employee is so detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available does not exceed one year,6 or if the number of officers and employees so detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available at any one time does not exceed fifteen and the period of any such detail, assignment, or availability of an officer or employee does not exceed two years, 7 no reimbursement shall be required to be made under this section. Officers and employees of the Department of State who are detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available to another Executive agency for a period of not to exceed one year shall not be counted toward any personnel ceiling for the Department of State established by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.6

(b) For purposes of this section, “Executive agency” has the same meaning given that term by section 105 of title 5, United States Code.

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LIMITATION ON PUBLICITY AND PROPAGANDA PURPOSES SEC. 14. No appropriation made available under this Act shall be used

(1) for publicity or propaganda purposes designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress; or

(2) to influence in any way the outcome of a political election. MUTUAL RESTRAINT ON MILITARY EXPENDITURES SEC. 16. It is the sense of the Congress that the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics should, on an urgent basis and in their mutual interests, seek agreement on specific mutual reductions in their respective expenditures for military purposes so that both nations can devote a greater proportion of their available resources to the domestic needs of their respective peoples; and, the President of the United States is requested to seek such agreements for the mutual reduction of armament and other military expenditures in the course of all discussions and negotiations in extending guaranties, credits, or other forms of direct or indirect assistance to the Soviet Union.

Sec. 162(9X1XB) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236; 108 Slat. 410), inserted "and for such other related duties as the Secretary may from time to time designate" before the period in this subsec.

Sec. 118 of Public Law 95–426 (92 Stat. 969) extended this time period from ninety days to one year and added the final sentence of subsec. (a).

? Sec. 117 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (Public Law 99-93; 99 Stat. 405), added text beginning with "or is the number * * *" to this point.

8 Formerly at 5 U.S.C. 5924. Sec. 13, which had required for Congressional authorization for the involvement of american forces in further hostilities in Indochina, and for extending assistance to North Victnam, was repcaled by sec. 526(b) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1995 (Public Law 103-306; 108 Stat. 1632).

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