S 1401 PCS

Calendar No. 149

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1401

[Report No. 107-60]

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State and for United States international broadcasting activities for fiscal years 2002 and 2003, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 4, 2001

Mr. BIDEN, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State and for United States international broadcasting activities for fiscal years 2002 and 2003, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS

Subtitle A--Department of State

Subtitle B--United States International Broadcasting Activities

TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES

Subtitle A--Basic Authorities and Activities

Subtitle B--Educational, Cultural, and Public Diplomacy Authorities

Subtitle C--Consular Authorities

Subtitle D--Migration and Refugees

TITLE III--ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Subtitle A--Organizational Matters

Subtitle B--Personnel Matters

TITLE IV--INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

TITLE V--UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING ACTIVITIES

TITLE VI--REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Middle East Peace Commitments Act of 2001

Subtitle B--Tibet Policy

Subtitle C--East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2001

Subtitle D--Reform of Certification Procedures Applicable to Certain Drug Producing or Trafficking Countries

Subtitle E--Clean Water for the Americas Partnership

Subtitle F--Other Matters

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS

Subtitle A--Department of State

SEC. 101. ADMINISTRATION OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

SEC. 102. UNITED STATES EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND PUBLIC DIPLOMACY PROGRAMS.

SEC. 103. CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

obligation and expenditure only to the extent that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget determines and certifies to Congress that such amounts are necessary due to such fluctuations.

SEC. 104. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS.

SEC. 105. MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 106. GRANTS TO THE ASIA FOUNDATION.

Subtitle B--United States International Broadcasting Activities

SEC. 111. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.

TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES

Subtitle A--Basic Authorities and Activities

SEC. 201. EMERGENCY EVACUATION SERVICES.

SEC. 202. APPLICATION OF EARMARKS AND MINIMUM FUNDING REQUIREMENTS IN LAWS AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 203. SPECIAL AGENT AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 204. RETENTION OF PORTION OF CLAIMS PAYMENTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION FUND.

SEC. 205. FOREIGN RELATIONS HISTORICAL SERIES.

SEC. 206. EXPANSION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR AWARD OF CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.

SEC. 207. REPEAL OF PROVISION REGARDING HOUSING FOR FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL ATTACHE.

SEC. 208. INTERNATIONAL CHANCERY CENTER.

SEC. 209. TRAVEL TO GREAT LAKES FISHERIES MEETINGS.

SEC. 210. CORRECTION OF FISHERMEN'S PROTECTIVE ACT OF 1967.

SEC. 211. STATE DEPARTMENT RECORDS OF OVERSEAS DEATHS OF UNITED STATES NATIONALS FROM NONNATURAL CAUSES.

SEC. 212. UNITED STATES POLICY WITH RESPECT TO JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL.

SEC. 213. USE OF FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION.

SEC. 214. FEE COLLECTIONS RELATING TO INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTIONS AND AFFIDAVITS OF SUPPORT.

Subtitle B--Educational, Cultural, and Public Diplomacy Authorities

SEC. 221. ALLOCATION OF FUNDS TRANSFERRED TO THE BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

`SEC. 114. ALLOCATION OF FUNDS TRANSFERRED TO THE BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.

SEC. 222. ACTION PLAN RELATED TO PUBLIC DIPLOMACY ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 223. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CULTURAL DIPLOMACY.

SEC. 224. CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOLARS PROGRAM.

the household is a United States Government employee assigned abroad;

SEC. 225. ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR AMERICAN CORNERS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

SEC. 226. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

Subtitle C--Consular Authorities

SEC. 231. MACHINE READABLE VISAS.

SEC. 232. CONSULAR FEES.

SEC. 233. REPORT ON VISA ISSUANCE TO INADMISSIBLE ALIENS.

SEC. 234. DENIAL OF ENTRY INTO UNITED STATES OF CHINESE AND OTHER NATIONALS ENGAGED IN COERCED ORGAN OR BODILY TISSUE TRANSPLANTATION.

Subtitle D--Migration and Refugees

SEC. 241. UNITED STATES MEMBERSHIP IN THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION.

SEC. 242. UNITED STATES POLICY REGARDING THE INVOLUNTARY RETURN OF REFUGEES.

TITLE III--ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Subtitle A--Organizational Matters

SEC. 301. COMPREHENSIVE WORKFORCE PLAN.

SEC. 302. `RIGHTSIZING' OVERSEAS POSTS.

SEC. 303. ELIMINATION OF POSITION OF DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCES.

Subtitle B--Personnel Matters

SEC. 311. THOMAS JEFFERSON STAR FOR FOREIGN SERVICE.

SEC. 312. PRESIDENTIAL RANK AWARDS.

SEC. 313. CLARIFICATION OF SEPARATION FOR CAUSE.

SEC. 314. FAMILY VISITATION TRAVEL FOR DEPENDENTS.

SEC. 315. HEALTH EDUCATION AND DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAMS.

SEC. 316. CORRECTION OF TIME LIMIT FOR GRIEVANCE FILING.

SEC. 317. TRAINING AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 318. UNACCOMPANIED AIR BAGGAGE.

SEC. 319. EMERGENCY MEDICAL ADVANCE PAYMENTS.

SEC. 320. RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR CERTAIN GOVERNMENT SERVICE PERFORMED ABROAD.

to have any annuity computed or recomputed, pursuant to this section.

SEC. 321. COMPUTATION OF FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT ANNUITIES AS IF WASHINGTON, D.C., LOCALITY-BASED COMPARABILITY PAYMENTS WERE MADE TO OVERSEAS STATIONED FOREIGN SERVICE MEMBERS.

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   `7.5 After December 31, 2000.' 
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SEC. 322. PLAN FOR IMPROVING RECRUITMENT OF VETERANS INTO THE FOREIGN SERVICE.

TITLE IV--INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

SEC. 401. PAYMENT OF SECOND INSTALLMENT OF ARREARAGES.

SEC. 402. PAYMENT OF THIRD INSTALLMENT OF ARREARAGES.

into law by section 1000(a)(7) of Public Law 106-113; appendix G; 113 Stat. 1501A-475) is amended as follows:

SEC. 403. TRANSMITTAL OF CERTIFICATIONS TO CONGRESS.

SEC. 404. REPORTS TO CONGRESS ON CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED NATIONS.

SEC. 405. LIMITATION ON THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESSMENTS FOR UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS IN CALENDAR YEARS 2001 THROUGH 2003.

SEC. 406. LIMITATION ON THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESSMENTS FOR UNITED NATIONS REGULAR BUDGET.

`SEC. 11. LIMITATION ON THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESSMENTS FOR UNITED NATIONS REGULAR BUDGET.

SEC. 407. SENSE OF CONGRESS RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF THE UNITED STATES SHARE OF ASSESSMENTS FOR THE UNITED NATIONS REGULAR BUDGET.

SEC. 408. ZERO GROWTH UNITED NATIONS BUDGET.

SEC. 409. MEMBERSHIP ON COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL BOARD.

consistent pattern of gross violations of internationally recognized human rights or has engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom in that country.

SEC. 410. ACTION PLAN FOR ENHANCED DEPARTMENT OF STATE EFFORTS TO PLACE UNITED STATES NATIONALS IN POSITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS SPECIALIZED AGENCIES.

TITLE V--UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING ACTIVITIES

SEC. 501. REDESIGNATION OF THE BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS AS THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING AGENCY.

SEC. 502. SPECIAL AUTHORITY FOR SURGE CAPACITY.

`SEC. 316. SPECIAL AUTHORITY FOR SURGE CAPACITY.

SEC. 503. DISSEMINATION OF THE VOICE OF AMERICA SPECIAL ENGLISH SERVICE'S PROGRAMMING IN THE UNITED STATES.

Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (22 U.S.C. 1461-1a), to distribute in the United States program material prepared by the Voice of America's Special English Service.'.

SEC. 504. MODIFICATION OF LIMITATION ON GRANT AMOUNTS TO RFE/RL, INCORPORATED.

SEC. 505. GRANTS FOR RADIO FREE ASIA.

SEC. 506. PAY PARITY FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES OF RFE/RL, INCORPORATED.

SEC. 507. AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT FOR LOCAL BROADCASTING SERVICES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.

SEC. 508. PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTING PILOT PROGRAM.

SEC. 509. TRAVEL BY VOICE OF AMERICA CORRESPONDENTS.

SEC. 510. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

TITLE VI--REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

SEC. 601. ELIMINATION OF CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 602. REPORT RELATING TO COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE.

SEC. 603. BRIEFINGS ON POTENTIAL PURCHASES OF DEFENSE ARTICLES OR DEFENSE SERVICES BY TAIWAN.

SEC. 604. ANNUAL REPORTS ON UNITED STATES-VIETNAM HUMAN RIGHTS DIALOGUE MEETINGS.

SEC. 605. SEMIANNUAL REPORTS ON EXPENDITURES MADE FROM APPROPRIATION FOR `EMERGENCIES IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE'.

SEC. 606. REPORT CONCERNING ELIMINATION OF COLOMBIAN OPIUM.

SEC. 607. REPORT CONCERNING THE GERMAN FOUNDATION `REMEMBRANCE, RESPONSIBILITY, AND THE FUTURE'.

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Middle East Peace Commitments Act of 2001

SEC. 701. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 702. FINDINGS.

SEC. 703. REPORTS.

SEC. 704. IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS.

Subtitle B--Tibet Policy

SEC. 711. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 712. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.

SEC. 713. TIBET NEGOTIATIONS.

SEC. 714. REPORTING ON TIBET.

of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (22 U.S.C. 6412(b)), Tibet shall be included in such report as a separate section.

SEC. 715. CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

SEC. 716. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU.

SEC. 717. RELEASE OF PRISONERS AND ACCESS TO PRISONS.

SEC. 718. ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNITED STATES BRANCH OFFICE IN LHASA, TIBET.

SEC. 719. REQUIREMENT FOR TIBETAN LANGUAGE TRAINING.

SEC. 720. RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION IN TIBET.

the People's Republic of China or the Communist Party in the religious affairs of the Tibetan people.

Subtitle C--East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2001

SEC. 731. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 732. BILATERAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 733. MULTILATERAL ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 734. TRADE AND INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 735. GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES.

SEC. 736. PEACE CORPS ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 737. SECURITY ASSISTANCE FOR EAST TIMOR.

SEC. 738. AUTHORIZATION OF UNITED STATES DIPLOMATIC MISSION TO EAST TIMOR.

SEC. 739. REPORTING REQUIREMENT.

Subtitle D--Reform of Certification Procedures Applicable to Certain Drug Producing or Trafficking Countries

SEC. 741. FINDINGS.

SEC. 742. THREE-YEAR MODIFICATION OF PROCEDURES RELATING TO ASSISTANCE FOR MAJOR DRUG-TRANSIT AND MAJOR ILLICIT DRUG PRODUCING COUNTRIES.

`SEC. 490A. LIMITATIONS DURING FISCAL YEARS 2002, 2003, AND 2004 ON ASSISTANCE FOR MAJOR DRUG-TRANSIT AND MAJOR ILLICIT DRUG PRODUCING COUNTRIES.

determined by the President to be a major drug-transit country or major illicit drug producing country for the purposes of this Act.

SEC. 743. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON ENHANCED INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL.

SEC. 744. INCLUSION OF MAJOR FOREIGN DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL STRATEGY REPORT.

SEC. 745. JUDICIAL REVIEW UNDER FOREIGN NARCOTICS KINGPIN DESIGNATION ACT.

Subtitle E--Clean Water for the Americas Partnership

SEC. 751. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 752. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 753. ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM.

SEC. 754. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT.

SEC. 755. ESTABLISHMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AMERICA CENTERS.

SEC. 756. PROMOTION OF WATER QUALITY, WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS, AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

SEC. 757. GRANTS FOR PREFEASIBILITY STUDIES WITHIN A DESIGNATED SUBREGION.

SEC. 758. CLEAN WATER TECHNICAL SUPPORT COMMITTEE.

SEC. 759. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 760. REPORT.

SEC. 761. TERMINATION DATE.

SEC. 762. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Subtitle F--Other Matters

SEC. 771. AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ACT OF 1998.

SEC. 772. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL.

SEC. 773. HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY FUND.

SEC. 774. REPORTS ON ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE UNITED STATES TO ENCOURAGE RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.

SEC. 775. PROGRAM TO IMPROVE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND PRACTICES IN LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES.

SEC. 776. SUPPORT FOR ACCOUNTABILITY OF PERSONS COMMITTING WAR CRIMES AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN SIERRA LEONE.

SEC. 777. TRANSFER OF PROSCRIBED WEAPONS TO PERSONS OR ENTITIES IN THE WEST BANK AND GAZA.

SEC. 778. SENSE OF CONGRESS RELATING TO GLOBAL WARMING.

SEC. 779. SENSE OF CONGRESS RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND OTHER ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS IN THE PHILIPPINES EMANATING FROM FORMER UNITED STATES MILITARY FACILITIES.

SEC. 780. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON BOLIVIA.

SEC. 781. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON RETURN OF PORTRAITS OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS TO THE ARTIST DINA BABBITT.

Calendar No. 149

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1401

[Report No. 107-60]

A BILL

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State and for United States international broadcasting activities for fiscal years 2002 and 2003, and for other purposes.


September 4, 2001

Read twice and placed on the calendar

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