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SEC. 236.31 CONTINUING CONTRACT AUTHORITY FOR SELECTED

VOICE OF AMERICA RADIO FACILITIES. The Director of the United States Information Agency may enter into a contract for the construction of the Voice of America's Thailand, Sri Lanka, Sao Tome, and Kuwait 22 radio facilities for periods not in excess of 5 years or delegate such authority to the Corps of Engineers of the United States Department of the Army if there are sufficient funds to cover at least the Government's liability for payments for the fiscal year in which the contract is awarded plus the full amount of estimated cancellation costs. SEC. 236. VOICE OF AMERICA BROADCASTS TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUB

LIC OF CHINA. For each of the fiscal years 1990 and 1991, the Voice of America shall provide not less than 12 hours of programming each day for the People's Republic of China. SEC. 237. VOICE OF AMERICA EQUIPMENT ABROAD.

It is the sense of the Congress that the United States Information Agency and the Voice of America should take every step necessary to ensure that existing Voice of America equipment abroad is properly maintained and enhanced to prevent deterioration.

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a Sec. 1(a) of Public Law 102-499 (106 Stat. 3264) restated the section heading. It formerly read "VOICE OP AMERICA'S THAILAND RADIO PACILITIES".

*Sec. 1(b) of Public Law 102-499 (106 Stat. 3264) inserted ", Sri Lanka, Sao Tome, and Kuwait after "Thailand".

23 For this and other legislation relating to broadcasting to Cuba, see page 1136.

e. United States Information Agency Authorization, Fiscal

Years 1988 and 1989 Partial text of Public Law 100-204 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act,

Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989; H.R. 1777), 101 Stat. 1331, approved December 22, 1987; as amended by Public Law 101-246 (Foreign Relations Author. ization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991; H.R. 3792), 104 Stat. 16, approved February 16, 1990; and by Public Law 102–138 (Foreign Relations Author. ization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993; H.R. 1415), 105 Stat. 647, approved October 28, 1991

NOTE.-Sections of this Act amend State Department, USIA, and other foreign affairs legislation and are incorporated in the appropriate acts.

AN ACT To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Depart.

ment of State, the United States Information Agency, the Voice of America, the Board for International Broadcasting, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE II—THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS; ALLOCATION OF

FUNDS. There are authorized to be appropriated to the United States Information Agency the following amounts to carry out international information activities under the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, Reorganization Plan Number 2 of 1977, and other purposes authorized by law:

(1) For "Salaries and Expenses”, $369,455,000 for the fiscal year 1988 and $376,845,000 for the fiscal year 1989;

(2)1 For “Television and Film Service", $30,391,000 for the fiscal year 1988 and $30,999,000 for the fiscal year 1989; and

(3)2 For "East-West Center", $20,000,000 for the fiscal year 1988 and $20,400,000 for the fiscal year 1989.

The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and Slate, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988 (sec. 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act of 1988; Public Law 100_202; 101 Stat. 1329), provided the following appropriations for "Television and Film Serv. ice": $36,900,000. In appropriating fiscal year 1988 funds for "Salaries and Expenses", however, it waived sec. 201(2).

The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Ap propriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100_459; 102 Stat. 2186), provided appropriations of $38,500,000 for "Television and Film Service", and waived sec. 201(2).

2 The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Ap propriations Act, 1988 (sec. 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act of 1988; Public Law 100_202; 101 Stat. 1329), provided the following appropriations for the "East-West Center": $20,000,000.

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SEC. 206. UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY PROGRAMMING ON

AFGHANISTAN. (a) THE AFGHANISTAN COUNTRY PLAN.-The Director of the United States Information Agency shall implement a formal, comprehensive country plan on Afghanistan based on the guidelines set forth in the United States Information Agency country plan instructions for fiscal year 1988.

(b) REPORT TO CONGRESS.-Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of the United States Information Agency shall provide Congress in writing with the proposed comprehensive Afghanistan country plan. SEC. 207.4 TELEVISION SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES INFORMA

TION AGENCY. The television and film service of the United States Information Agency, including Worldnet broadcasts, shall operate under the same criteria and conditions as are specified for the Voice of America by section 503 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1463). SEC. 208. LIMITATION ON WORLDNET FUNDING.

Funds may not be reprogrammed in fiscal years 1988 and 1989 from any program, project, or activity for Worldnet. Funds may not be transferred in fiscal years 1988 and 1989 from any other account for Worldnet. SEC. 209. AUDIENCE SURVEY OF WORLDNET PROGRAM.

(a) EARMARK.-Of the funds authorized to be appropriated for USIA's Worldnet Program by section 201(2), not less than $500,000 for the fiscal year 1988 shall be available only for the purpose of conducting a market survey in Europe of USIA's Worldnet programming.

(b) QUALIFICATIONS OF SURVEYOR.-Such survey shall be conducted by a television market survey company which has a long established reputation for objective estimates of television audience size and which has not less than 15 years of substantial experience in estimating audience size.

(c) REPORT.-Not later than 9 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Director of the United States Information Agency shall submit a report to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs containing

The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Ap propriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100-459; 102 Slat. 2186), provided appropriations of $20,000,000 for the "East-West Center".

322 U.S.C. 1461 note. Sec. 206(c) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (Public Law 102-138; 105 Slat. 693), repealed scr. 204. See also sec. 812 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, as added by sec. 206(a) of Public Law 102-138.

Earlier, sec. 204 was waived during fiscal years 1988 and 1989 by sec. 305 of the Department of State Appropriations Act, 1988 (sec. 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1988, Public Law 100–202; 101 Stat. 1329). In providing appropriations for fiscal year 1988 for United States Information Agency "Salaries and Expenses", however, sec. 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 1988, also waived sec. 204.

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(1) the best estimate by the company performing the audience survey of the number of persons in Europe who watch, on a daily basis, the passive (noninteractive) shows of USIA's Worldnet Program. Such estimate shall include the number of persons who watch a part of the daily passive (noninteractive) shows of USIA's Worldnet Program and the number of persons who watch such programs in their entirety;

(2) a description of the demographic composition and nationality of the persons watching such programs; and

(3) the entire report prepared by the company conducting the survey. (d) NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED SURVEYOR.–At least 30 days prior to the approval by the Director of the United States Information Agency of a contract with a company conducting the survey required by this section, the Director shall provide the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee of the name of the company selected to conduct the survey together with a copy of the proposed contract.

(e) 5 * * * (Repealed—1990) SEC. 210. NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY.

In addition to amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 201, there are authorized to be appropriated to the United States Information Agency $17,500,000 for the fiscal year 19886 and $18,100,000 for the fiscal year 19897 to be available only for a grant to the National Endowment for Democracy for carrying out its purposes, of which not less than $250,000 for the fiscal year 1988 shall be used to support elements of the free press, including free radio, and the democratic civic opposition inside Nicaragua which espouse democratic principles and objectives. As is the case with all programs of the National Endowment for Democracy, no employee of any department, agency, or other component of the United States Government may participate, directly or indirectly, in controlling and directing the use of these funds to the free press and democratic civic opposition inside Nicaragua.

o Sec. 205(b) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-246; 104 Stat. 51), repealed subsec. (e). It formerly read as follows:

"(e) LIMITATION.—No funds authorized to be appropriated to the United States Information Agency shall be expended aser October 1, 1988, on the production or acquisition of passive (noninteractive) programs for USIA's World net television service unless

"(1) the survey required by this section has been completed in the manner described by this section;

"(2) the report required by this section, along with a copy of the survey results, has been submitted to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives; and

"(3) the survey shows with a high degree of reliability that the average daily European audience for the passive (noninteractive) programs of UŠIA's Worldnet television service is not less than 2,000,000 viewers.".

The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Ap propriations Act, 1988 (sec. 101(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Act of 1988; Public law 100–202; 101 Stat. 1329), provided the following appropriations for the "National Endowment for Democracy": $16,875,000.

7 The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Ap propriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100-459; 102 Stat. 2222), provided the following appropria tions for the "National Endowment for Democracy”: $15,800,000.

SEC. 214.DISTRIBUTION WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF USIA FILM

ENTITLED “AMERICA THE WAY I SEE IT". Notwithstanding section 208 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (22 U.S.C. 1461-la) and the second sentence of section 501 of the United States Information and Education Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1461)-9

(1) the Director of the United States Information Agency shall make available to the Archivist of the United States a master copy of the film entitled “America The Way I See It”; and

(2) upon evidence that necessary United States rights and licenses have been secured and paid for by the person seeking domestic release of the film, the Archivist shall

(A) reimburse the Director for any expenses of the Agency in making that master copy available;

(B) deposit that film in the National Archives of the United States; and

(C) make copies of that film available for purchase and

public viewing within the United States. Any reimbursement to the Director pursuant to this section shall be credited to the applicable appropriation of the United States Information Agency. SEC. 216. AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN USIA PHOTOGRAPHS FOR DIS.

TRIBUTION WITHIN THE UNITED STATES BY THE DEPART.

MENT OF DEFENSE. Notwithstanding section 208 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (22 U.S.C. 1461-1a) and the second sentence of section 501 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (22 U.S.C. 1461),' the Director of the United States Information Agency shall make available, upon request, to the Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments concerned photographs of military operations and military related activities that occurred in the Republic of Vietnam for the purpose of developing and publishing military histories by those departments. The Secretary of Defense, or the Secretary of the military department concerned, as appropriate, shall reimburse the Director for any expenses involved in making such photographs available. Any reimbursement to the Director pursuant to this section shall be credited to the applicable appropriation of the United States Information Agency. SEC. 216. USLA UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

(a) INCREASED FUNDING FOR CARIBBEAN REGION.—It is the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Information Agency should provide increased funding for students in the Caribbean region under the scholarship program for developing countries established by title VI of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987.

(b) DEFINITION.

Sec. 214 was also enacted 29 Public lav 100-167 (101 Stat 910). Por a hating of other USIA films or artistic works for which distribution within the United States has been authorized in recent years, we page 891-992.

"Seca. 208 and 501 noted in this sentence patricted the domestic activities of the United States Information Agency.

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