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For the purposes of this Act, the terrorists on United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, shall not be considered passengers or crew of that flight.

Approved September 24, 2002.

HOUSE REPORTS: No. 107–597 (Comm. on Resources).

July 22, considered and passed House.
Sept. 10, considered and passed Senate.

Sept. 24, 2002

(H.R. 5207]

Public Law 107-227
107th Congress

An Act
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6101 West

Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington, Minnesota, as the “Thomas E. Burnett,
Jr. Post Office Building”.

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

The facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6101 West Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington, Minnesota, shall be known and designated as the "Thomas E. Burnett, Jr. Post Office Building". SEC. 2. REFERENCES.

Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the facility referred to in section 1 shall be deemed to be a reference to the "Thomas E. Burnett, Jr. Post Office Building”.

Approved September 24, 2002.


Sept. 4, considered and passed House.
Sept. 5, considered and passed Senate.

Public Law 107-228
107th Congress

An Act
To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2003, to
Sept. 30, 2002 authorize appropriations under the Arms Export Control Act and the Foreign
[H.R. 1646)

Assistance Act of 1961 for security assistance for fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Foreign Relations the United States of America in Congress assembled, Authorization Act, Fiscal Year SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 2003

This Act may be cited as the “Foreign Relations Authorization 22 USC 2651 note.

Act, Fiscal Year 2003”.

(a) DIVISIONS.---This Act is organized into two divisions as follows:

(1) DIVISION A.—Department of State Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003.

(2) DIVISION B.—Security Assistance Act of 2002. (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Organization of Act into divisions; table of contents.
Sec. 3. Definitions.

Sec. 101. Short title.


Subtitle A-Department of State
Sec. 111. Administration of foreign affairs.
Sec. 112. United States educational, cultural, and public diplomacy programs.
Sec. 113. Contributions to international organizations.
Sec. 114. International Commissions.
Sec. 115. Migration and refugee assistance.
Sec. 116. Grants to The Asia Foundation.

Subtitle B—United States International Broadcasting Activities
Sec. 121. Authorizations of appropriations.

Subtitle A—Basic Authorities and Activities Sec. 201. Emergency evacuation services. Sec. 202. Special agent authorities. Sec. 203. International Litigation Fund. Sec. 204. State Department records of overseas deaths of United States citizens

from nonnatural causes. Sec. 205. Foreign Relations Historical Series.

Sec. 206. Expansion of eligibility for award of certain construction contracts.
Sec. 207. International Chancery Center.
Sec. 208. Travel to Great Lakes fisheries meetings.
Sec. 209. Correction of Fishermen's Protective Act of 1967.
Sec. 210. Use of funds received by the International Boundary and Water Commis-

sion. Sec. 211. Fee collections relating to intercountry adoptions and affidavits of sup

port. Sec. 212. Annual reports on compliance with The Hague Convention on the Civil

Aspects of International Child Abduction. Sec. 213. Repeal of provision regarding housing for Foreign Agricultural Attaches. Sec. 214. United States policy with respect to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Sec. 215. Report concerning efforts to promote Israel's diplomatic relations with

other countries. Sec. 216. Continuation of reporting requirements.

Subtitle B—Educational, Cultural, and Public Diplomacy Authorities Sec. 221. Fulbright-Hays Act authorities. Sec. 222. Extension of requirement for scholarships for Tibetans and Burmese. Sec. 223. Plan for achievement of public diplomacy objectives. Sec. 224. Advisory Committee on Cultural Diplomacy. Sec. 225. Allocation of funds for “American Corners” in the Russian Federation. Sec. 226. Report relating to Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Sec. 227. Amendments to the Vietnam Education Foundation Act of 2000. Sec. 228. Ethical issues in international health research. Sec. 229. Conforming amendments.

Subtitle C—Consular Authorities Sec. 231. Report on visa issuance to inadmissible aliens. Sec. 232. Denial of entry into United States of Chinese and other nationals engaged

in coerced organ or bodily tissue transplantation. Sec. 233. Processing of visa applications. Sec. 234. Machine readable visas.

Subtitle D_Migration and Refugees Sec. 241. Prohibition on funding the involuntary return of refugees. Sec. 242. United States membership in the International Organization for Migra

tion. Sec. 243. Report on overseas refugee processing. TITLE III-ORGANIZATION AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF


Subtitle A--Organizational Matters
Sec. 301. Comprehensive workforce plan.
Sec. 302. “Rightsizing” overseas posts.
Sec. 303. Qualifications of certain officers of the Department of State.

Subtitle B-Personnel Matters
Sec. 311. Thomas Jefferson Star for Foreign Service.
Sec. 312. Presidential rank awards.
Sec. 313. Foreign Service National Savings Fund.
Sec. 314. Clarification of separation for cause.
Sec. 315. Dependents on family visitation travel.
Sec. 316. Health education and disease prevention programs.
Sec. 317. Correction of time limitation for grievance filing.
Sec. 318. Training authorities.
Sec. 319. Unaccompanied air baggage.
Sec. 320. Emergency medical advance payments.
Sec. 321. Retirement credit for certain Government service performed abroad.
Sec. 322. Computation of Foreign Service retirement annuities as if Washington,

D.C., locality-based comparability payments were made to overseas-staTITLE IV–INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Sec. 401. Payment of third installment of arrearages. Sec. 402. Limitation on the United States share of assessments for United Nations

tioned Foreign Service members. Sec. 323. Plan for improving recruitment of veterans into the Foreign Service. Sec. 324. Report concerning minority employment. Sec. 325. Use of funds authorized for minority recruitment. Sec. 326. Assignments and details of personnel to the American Institute in TaiSec. 327. Annual reports on foreign language competence. Sec. 328. Travel of children of members of the Foreign Service assigned abroad.


peacekeeping operations in calendar years 2001 through 2004. Sec. 403. Limitation on the United States share of assessments for United Nations

regular budget. Sec. 404. Promotion of sound financial practices by the United Nations. Sec. 405. Reports to Congress on United Nations activities. Sec. 406. Use of secret ballots within the United Nations. Sec. 407. Sense of Congress relating to membership of the United States in

UNESCO. Sec. 408. United States membership on the United Nations Commission on Human

Rights and International Narcotics Control Board. Sec. 409. Plan for enhanced Department of State efforts to place United States citi

zens in positions of employment in the United Nations and its special

ized agencies.
Sec. 501. Modification of limitation on grant amounts to RFE/RL, Incorporated.
Sec. 502. Pay parity for senior executives of RFE/RL, Incorporated.
Sec. 503. Authority to contract for local broadcasting services outside the United

Sec. 504. Personal services contracting pilot program.
Sec. 505. Travel by Voice of America correspondents.
Sec. 506. Report on broadcasting personnel.
Sec. 507. Conforming amendments.


Subtitle A—Middle East Peace Commitments Act of 2002
Sec. 601. Short title.
Sec. 602. Findings.
Sec. 603. Reports.
Sec. 604. Imposition of sanctions.

Subtitle B—Tibet Policy
Sec. 611. Short title.
Sec. 612. Statement of purpose.
Sec. 613. Tibet negotiations.
Sec. 614. Reporting on Tibet.
Sec. 615. Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China.
Sec. 616. Economic development in Tibet.
Sec. 617. Release of prisoners and access to prisons.
Sec. 618. Establishment of a United States branch office in Lhasa, Tibet.
Sec. 619. Requirement for Tibetan language training.
Sec. 620. Religious persecution in Tibet.
Sec. 621. United States Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.

Subtitle C-East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2002
Sec. 631. Short title.
Sec. 632. Bilateral assistance.
Sec. 633. Multilateral assistance.
Sec. 634. Trade and investment assistance.
Sec. 635. Generalized System of Preferences.
Sec. 636. Authority for radio broadcasting.
Sec. 637. Security assistance for East Timor.
Sec. 638. Reporting requirement.

Subtitle D-Clean Water for the Americas Partnership
Sec. 641. Short title.
Sec. 642. Definitions.
Sec. 643. Establishment of program.
Sec. 644. Environmental assessment.
Sec. 645. Establishment of Technology America Centers.
Sec. 646. Promotion of water quality, water treatment systems, and energy effi-

Sec. 647. Grants for prefeasibility studies within a designated subregion.
Sec. 648. Clean Water Technical Support Committee.
Sec. 649. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 650. Report.

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