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open space and offstreet parking in and around, such buildings shall be approved by the National Capital Planning Commission, and plans showing the height and appearance, color, and texture of the materials of exterior construction of such buildings shall be approved by the Commission of Fine Arts prior to the construction thereof.

SEC. 4.2 (a) The demolition or removal of existing structures, site preparation, and the construction, reconstruction, relocation, and rebuilding of (1) public streets and sidewalks, (2) public sewers and their appurtenances, (3) water mains, fire hydrants, and other parts of the public water supply and distribution system, (4) the fire alarm system, (5) other utilities, (6) facilities for security maintenance, and (7) related improvements necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act, which are within or contiguous to the area described in section 1 of this Act and which are occasioned in carrying out the provisions of this Act, shall be provided by the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Administrator of General Services and the government of the District of Columbia.

(b) The Secretary of State shall periodically advise the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate on construction of facilities for security or maintenance under this section.

(c)3 (1)(A) The Department of State is authorized to require the payment of a fee by other executive agencies of the United States for the lease or use of facilities located at the International Center which are used for the purposes of security and maintenance. Any payments received for lease or use of such facilities shall be credited to the account entitled “International Center, Washington, District of Columbia" and shall be available, without fiscal year limitation, to cover the operation and maintenance expenses of such fa. cilities, including administration, maintenance, utilities, repairs, and alterations.

(B) The authority of subparagraph (A) shall be exercised only to such extent or in such amounts as a re provided

in advance in an appropriation Act. (2) For purposes of paragraph (1), the term "Executive agencies" is used within the meaning of section 105 of title 5, Unit

ed States Code. Sec. 5. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, not to exceed $2,200,000 to carry out the purposes of section 5 of this Act: Provided, That such sums as may be appropriated hereunder shall be reimbursed to the Treasury from 4 proceeds of the sale, exchange, or lease of property to foreign gov

a Sec. 1242) of Public Law 99-93 (99 Slat. 405), added the text of sec. 2(aX6) and the text of sec. 2(b).

3 Sec. 120 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-246; 104 Stat. 26), added subscr. (c).

Under "Administration of Foreign Astairs; Diplomatic and Consular Programs", the Depart ment of State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994 (litle V of Public Law 103-121; 107 Stat. 1185) provided: "* .. and in addition not to exceed $1,185,000 shall be derived from fees from other executive agencies for lcase or use of facilities located at the International Center in accordance with section 4 of the International Center

of the International Center Act (Public Law 90-553. as amended by section 120 of Public Law 101-246),".

The text from the beginning of the section to the footnote was added by Public Law 93_40 (87 Stat. 74).

ernments and international organizations as provided for in this first section of this Act. All proceeds received from such sales, exchanges, or leases shall, notwithstanding the provisions of section 3617 of the Revised Statutes (31 C.S.C. 484) or any other law, be paid into a special account with the Treasurer of the United States, such account to be administered by the Secretary of State for the purposes set out in section 5 of this Act. All sums remaining in such special account after completion of the projects authorized in section 5 shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.5 The Secretary may retain therefrom a reserve for maintenance and security of those public improvements authorized by this Act which have not been conveyed to a government or international organization under the first section of this Act, and for surveys and plans related to development of additional areas within the Nation's Capital for chancery and diplomatic purposes. Amounts in the reserve will be available only to the extent and in such amounts as provided in advance in appropriations Acts.

Sec. 6. This Act may be cited as the International Center Act.

The text from the footnote to the end of the Act was added by Public Law 97–186 (96 Stat. 7. Foreign Gifts and Decorations a. Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act of 1966, as amended Public Law 89-673 (S. 2463), 80 Stat. 592, approved October 16, 1966; as

amended by Public Law 90-83 (H.R. 6876), 81 Stat. 196, approved September 11, 1967

becited leather lamiehe Sena

AN ACT To grant the consent of the Congress to the acceptance of certain gifts and

decorations from foreign governments, 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 Gifts and Decorations Act of 1966”. SEC. 2.1 In this Act

(1) The term “person” includes every person who occupies an office or a position in the Government of the United States, its territories and possessions, the Canal Zone government, and the government of the District of Columbia, or is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, or a member of the family and household of any such person.

(2) The term “foreign government” includes every foreign government and every official, agent, or representative thereof.

(3) The term “gift” includes any present or thing, other than a decoration, tendered by or received from a foreign government.

(4) The term "decoration" includes any order, device, medal, badge, insignia, or emblem tendered by or received from a for

eign government.
SEC. 3.2 * * * (Repealed—1967)
SEC. 4.2 * * * (Repealed-1967)
SEC. 5.2 * * * (Repealed-1967)

SEC. 6.3 Any gift or decoration on deposit with the Department of State on the date of enactment of this Act shall, when approved by the Secretary of State and the appropriate department, agency, office, or other entity, be released to the donee or his legal representative. Such donee may, if authorized, be entitled to wear any decoration so approved. A gift or decoration not approved for release, because of any special or unusual circumstances involved, shall be deemed a gift to the United States and shall be deposited by the donee in accordance with the rules and regulations issued pursuant to this Act.

SEC. 7.2 * * * (Repealed—1967)
SEC. 8.2 * * * (Repealed-1967)

122 U.S.C. 2621.

a Secs. 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 were repealed by sec. 107b) of Public Law 90-83 (81 Stat. 224). They were superseded by sec. 1(45Xc) of Public Law 90 83 (81 Stat 200), as amended and restated by sec. 515 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Public Law 96-105: 91 Stat. 862). 322 U.S.C. 2625.

b. Senate Resolution 314, 90th Congress (Report No. 90

1427), approved July 19, 1968

RESOLUTION Resolved, That the Committee on Rules and Administration is hereby authorized to grant approval, for the purposes of section 7342 of title 5, United States Code, and regulations prescribed thereunder, of the acceptance, retention, and wearing by a Member, officer, or employee of the Senate of a decoration tendered by a foreign government in recognition of active field service in time of combat operations or awarded for other outstanding or unusually meritorious service.

"(A) the accepting and retaining by an employee of a gift of minimal value tendered and received as a souvenir or mark of courtesy; and

"(B) the accepting by an employee of a gift of more than minimal value when such gift is in the nature of an educational scholarship or medical treatment or when it appears that to refuse the gift would likely cause offense or embarrassment or otherwise adversely affect the foreign relations of the United States, except that,

"(i) a tangible gift of more than minimal value is deemed to have been accepted on behalf of the United States and, upon acceptance, shall become the property of the United States; and

"(ii) an employee may accept gifts of travel or expenses

for travel taking place entirely outside the United States (such as transportation, food, and lodging) of more than minimal value if such acceptance is appropriate, consistent with the interests of the United States, and permitted by the employing agency and any regulations which may be prescribed by em

ploying agency. "(2) Within 60 days after accepting a tangible gift of more than minimal value (other than a gift described in paragraph (1)(B)(ii)), an employee shall

“(A) deposit the gift for disposal with his or her employing agency; or

"(B) subject to the approval of the employing agency, deposit

the gift with that agency for official use. Within 30 days after terminating the official use of a gift under subparagraph (B), the employing agency shall forward the gift to the Administrator of General Services in accordance with subsection (e)(1) or provide for its disposal in accordance with subsection (e)(2).3

"(3) When an employee deposits a gift of more than minimal value for disposal or for official use pursuant to paragraph (2), or within 30 days after accepting travel or travel expenses as provided in paragraph (1)(B)(ii) unless such travel or travel expenses are accepted in accordance with specific instructions of his or her employ. ing agency, the employee shall file a statement with his or her employing agency or its delegate containing the information prescribed in subsection (f) for that gift.

"(d) The Congress consents to the accepting, retaining, and wearing by an employee of a decoration tendered in recognition of active field service in time of combat operations or awarded for other outstanding or unusually meritorious performance, subject to the approval of the employing agency of such employee. Without this approval, the decoration is deemed to have been accepted on behalf of the United States, shall become the property of the United States, and shall be deposited by the employee, within sixty days of acceptance, with the employing agency for official use, for forwarding to the Administrator of General Services for disposal in ac

3 The words to this point beginning with "(1) or provide" were added by sec. 71210X1) of Pubhe Law 95 426 (92 Slat. 994).

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