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SEC. 906.116 POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.
(a) IN GENERAL. (1) The Commission or, on the authorization of the Commission, any subcommittee or member thereof, may, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this title
(A) hold such hearings and sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, receive such evidence, administer such oaths, and
(B) require, by subpoena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and documents, as the Commission or such designated subcommittee or designated member may deem advisable.
(2) Subpoenas issued under paragraph (1)(B) may be issued under the signature of the Chairman of the Commission, the chairman of any designated subcommittee, or any designated member, and may be served by any person designated by such Chairman, subcommittee chairman, or member. The provisions of sections 102 through 104 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (2 U.S.C. 192–194) shall apply in the case of any failure of any witness to comply with any subpoena or to testify when summoned under authority of this section.
(b) CONTRACTING.-The Commission may, to such extent and in such amounts as are provided in appropriation Acts, enter into contracts to enable the Commission to discharge its duties under this title.
(c) INFORMATION FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES.-The Commission is authorized to secure directly from any executive department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, independent establishment, or instrumentality of the Government information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics for the purposes of this title. Each such department, bureau, agency, board, commission, office, establishment, or instrumentality shall, to the extent authorized by law, furnish such information, suggestions, estimates, and statistics directly to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman.
(d) ASSISTANCE FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES. (1) The Secretary of State is authorized on a reimbursable or non-reimbursable basis to provide the Commission with administrative services, funds, facilities, staff, and other support services for the performance of the Commission's functions.
(2) The Administrator of General Services shall provide to the Commission on a reimbursable basis such administrative support services as the Commission may request.
(3) In addition to the assistance set forth in paragraphs (1) and (2), departments and agencies of the United States are authorized to provide to the Commission such services, funds, facilities, staff, and other support services as they may deem advisable and as may be authorized by law.
(e) GIFTS.-The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of gifts or donations of services or property.
(f) POSTAL SERVICES.-The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as departments and agencies of the United States.
SEC. 907.116 STAFF OF THE COMMISSION.
(a) IN GENERAL.-The Chairman, in accordance with rules agreed upon by the Commission, may appoint and fix the compensation of a staff director and such other personnel as may be necessary to enable the Commission to carry out its functions, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, except that no rate of pay fixed under this subsection may exceed the equivalent of that payable to a person occupying a position at level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code. Any Federal Government employee may be detailed to the Commission without reimbursement from the Commission, and such detailee shall retain the rights, status, and privileges of his or her regular employment without interruption.
(b) CONSULTANT SERVICES.-The Commission is authorized to procure the services of experts and consultants in accordance with section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed the daily rate paid a person occupying a position at level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code.
SEC. 908.116 COMPENSATION AND TRAVEL EXPENSES.
(a) COMPENSATION. (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), each member of the Commission may be compensated at not to exceed the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay in effect for a position at level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, for each day during which that member is engaged in the actual performance of the duties of the Commission.
(2) Members of the Commission who are officers or employees of the United States or Members of Congress shall receive no additional pay on account of their service on the Commission.
(b) TRAVEL EXPENSES.-While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission, members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703(b) of title 5, United States Code.
SEC. 909.116 SECURITY CLEARANCES FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS AND STAFF.
The appropriate executive departments and agencies shall cooperate with the Commission in expeditiously providing to the Commission members and staff appropriate security clearances in a manner consistent with existing procedures and requirements, except that no person shall be provided with access to classified information pursuant to this section who would not otherwise qualify for such security clearance.
SEC. 910.116 FINAL REPORT OF COMMISSION; TERMINATION.
(a) FINAL REPORT.-Not later than two years after the date of the first meeting of the Commission, the Commission shall submit to the Congress its final report, as described in section 905(2).
(b) TERMINATION. (1) The Commission, and all the authorities of this title, shall terminate on the date which is 60 days after the date on which a final report is required to be transmitted under subsection (a).
(2) The Commission may use the 60-day period referred to in paragraph (1) for the purpose of concluding its activities, including providing testimony to committees of Congress concerning its final report and disseminating that report.
d. Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993
Partial text of Public Law 102-138 [H.R. 1415], 105 Stat. 647, approved October 28, 1991; amended by Public Law 102-182 [Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991; title III of H.R. 1724], 105 Stat. 1233, approved December 4, 1991; Public Law 102-395 [Department of State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993; H.R. 5678], 106 Stat. 1828 at 1864, approved October 6, 1992; Public Law 102-511 [FREEDOM Support Act, S. 2532], 106 Stat. 3320, approved October 24, 1992; Public Law 103-149 [South African Democratic Transition Support Act of 1993; H.R. 3225], 107 Stat. 1503, approved November 23, 1993; Public Law 103-199 [FRIENDSHIP Act, H.R. 3000], 107 Stat. 2317, approved December 17, 1993; Public Law 103-236 [Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995; H.R. 2333], 108 Stat. 382, approved April 30, 1994
NOTE.-Sections in this Act amend other State Department and foreign relations legislation and are incorporated elsewhere in this compilation.
AN ACT To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for the
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1.1 SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the "Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993".
SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Table of contents.
TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PART A-AUTHORIZATION OF AppropriationS
Sec. 101. Administration of foreign affairs.
Sec. 104. Migration and refugee assistance
PART B-DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES
Sec. 111. Technical amendment [amends other legislation]
Sec. 112. Consular and diplomatic posts abroad (amends other legislation]
1 22 U.S.C. 2651 note.
Sec. 113. Denial of passports [amends other legislation]
Sec. 115. Lease authority [amends other legislation]
Sec. 116. Multiyear contracting for Moscow.
Sec. 117. Transfers and reprogrammings [amends other legislation]
Sec. 121. Childcare facilities at certain posts abroad [amends other legisla-
Sec. 122. Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs.
Sec. 123. Fees received for use of Blair House [amends other legislation]
Sec. 126. Defense trade controls registration fees [amends other legislation]
Sec. 129. Prohibition on issuance of Israel-only passports..
PART C-DIPLOMATIC RECIPROCITY AND SECURITY
Sec. 131. Diplomatic construction program [amends other legislation]
Sec. 134. Special agents
Sec. 135. Protection for United Nations facilities and missions
Sec. 141. Ambassadorial appointments [amends other legislation]
Sec. 143. Authority of Secretary to suspend employees convicted of crimes
Sec. 144. Commissary access [amends other legislation]
Sec. 145. Storage of personal effects [amends other legislation]
Sec. 148. Voluntary leave bank program [amends other legislation]
Sec. 149. Reassignment and retirement of Presidential appointees [amends
Sec. 150. Commission to study personnel questions at the Department of
Sec. 151. Foreign national employees separation pay....
Sec. 152. Local compensation plans for United States citizens residing abroad [amends other legislation]
Sec. 153. Grievances based on alleged discrimination [amends other legisla-
Sec. 154. Compensation for loss of personal property incident to service..........
PART E—INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Sec. 161. Material donations to United Nations peacekeeping operations..........
Sec. 164. Permanent International Association of Road Congresses.
Sec. 166. International Fisheries Commissions advance payments [amends
Sec. 167. Japan-United States Friendship Commission [amends other legislation]
Sec. 168. British-American Interparliamentary Group.
Sec. 169. United States delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the
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