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exchange between the United States and the people
of Tibet”) under section 103(a) of the Human Rights,
Refugee, and Other Foreign Relations Provisions Act
of 1996 (Public Law 104-319).

(iii) EAST TIMORESE SCHOLARSHIPS.—Of the
amount authorized to be appropriated by clause (i),
$500,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be
available for “East Timorese Scholarships”.

(iv) MONTENEGRO PARLIAMENTARY DEVELOPMENT.—Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by clause (i), $500,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for a program of parliamentary development and exchanges in Montenegro.

(v) SOUTH PACIFIC EXCHANGES.—Of the amount authorized to be appropriated under clause (i), $750,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for "South Pacific Exchanges”.

(vi) ISRAEL-ARAB PEACE PARTNERS PROGRAM.—Of the amount authorized to be appropriated under clause (i), $750,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for people-to-people activities (with a focus on young people) to support the Middle East peace process involving participants from Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Arab countries, and the United States, to be known as the “Israel-Arab Peace Partners Program”.

(vii) SUDANESE SCHOLARSHIPS.—Of the amount
authorized to be appropriated under clause (i),
$500,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be
available for scholarships for students from southern
Sudan for secondary or postsecondary education in the
United States, to be known as “Sudanese Scholar-

ships".
(2) NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY.-

(A) IN GENERAL.-For the "National Endowment for
Democracy”, $42,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(B) REAGAN-FASCELL DEMOCRACY FELLOWS.Of the amount authorized to be appropriated under subparagraph (A), $1,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for a fellowship program known as the “Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows”, for democracy activists and scholars from around the world at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Washington, D.C., to study, write, and exchange views with other activists and scholars and with Americans.

(3) CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST.–For the “Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange between East and West”, $15,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(4) DANTE B. FASCELL NORTH-SOUTH CENTER.–For the "Dante B. Fascell North-South Center", $2,500,000 for the fiscal

year 2003. SEC. 113. CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

(a) ASSESSED CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.—.

(1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated under the heading "Contributions to International Organizations" $891,378,000 for the fiscal year 2003 for the Department to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States with respect to international organizations and to carry out other authorities in law consistent with such purposes.

(2) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS FOR CIVIL BUDGET OF NATO.Of the amount authorized to be appropriated under the heading "Contributions to International Organizations” for fiscal year 2003, and for each fiscal year thereafter, such sums as may be necessary are authorized for the United States assessment for the civil budget of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

(b) CONTRIBUTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING ACTIVITIES.—There is authorized to be appropriated under the heading “Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities” $725,981,000 for the fiscal year 2003 for the Department to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States with respect to international peacekeeping activities and to carry out other authorities in law consistent with such purposes.

(c) PROHIBITION ON FUNDING OTHER FRAMEWORK TREATYBASED ORGANIZATIONS.—None of the funds made available for the 2002–2003 biennium budget under subsection (a) for United States contributions to the regular budget of the United Nations may be available for the United States proportionate share of any framework treaty-based organization, including the Framework Convention on Global Climate Change, the International Seabed Authority, and the International Criminal Court. (d) FOREIGN CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES.—

(1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—In addition to the amount authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a), there is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the fiscal year 2003 to offset adverse fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates.

(2) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.-Amounts appropriated under this subsection may be available for obligation and expenditure only to the extent that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget determines and certifies to the appropriate congressional committees that such amounts are necessary due to such fluctuations.

(e) REFUND OF EXCESS CONTRIBUTIONS.—The United States 22 USC 287e shall continue to insist that the United Nations and its specialized note. and affiliated agencies shall credit or refund to each member of the organization or agency concerned its proportionate share of the amount by which the total contributions to the organization or agency exceed the expenditures of the regular assessed budget of the organization or agency. SEC. 114. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS.

The following amounts are authorized to be appropriated under “International Commissions” for the Department to carry out the authorities, functions, duties, and responsibilities in the conduct of the foreign affairs of the United States. with respect to international commissions, and for other purposes authorized by law:

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(1) INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION, UNITED

STATES AND MEXICO.-For “International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico”

(A) for “Salaries and Expenses”, $28,387,000 for the fiscal year 2003; and

(B) for "Construction", $9,517,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(2) INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND CANADA.-For "International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada”, $1,157,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(3) INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION.–For “International Joint Commission", $7,544,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(4) INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES COMMISSIONS.—For “International Fisheries Commissions", $19,780,000 for the fiscal year

2003. SEC. 115. MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSISTANCE.

(a) IN GENERAL.—There is authorized to be appropriated for the Department for “Migration and Refugee Assistance” for authorized activities, $820,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(b) REFUGEES RESETTLING IN ISRAEL. Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a), $60,000,000 is authorized to be available for the fiscal year 2003 for the resettlement of refugees in Israel.

(c) TIBETAN REFUGEES IN INDIA AND NEPAL.–Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a), $2,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for humanitarian assistance, including food, medicine, clothing, and medical and vocational training, to Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal who have fled Chinese-occupied Tibet.

(d) HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR DISPLACED BURMESE.—Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by subsection (a), $2,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003 is authorized to be available for humanitarian assistance (including food, medicine, clothing, and medical and vocational training) to persons displaced as a result of civil conflict in Burma, including persons still within Burma.

(e) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.–Funds appropriated pursuant to this section are authorized to remain available until expended. SEC. 116. GRANTS TO THE ASIA FOUNDATION.

Section 404 of The Asia Foundation Act (title IV of Public Law 98–164; 22 U.S.C. 4403) is amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 404. There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State $15,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003 for grants to The Asia Foundation pursuant to this title.”.

Subtitle B_United States International

Broadcasting Activities

SEC. 121. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The following amounts are authorized to be appropriated to carry out United States Government broadcasting activities under the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act, the Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act, and the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998, and to carry out other authorities in law consistent with such purposes:

(1) INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING OPERATIONS.—

(A) IN GENERAL.–For "International Broadcasting Operations”, $485,823,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(B) ALLOCATION OF FUNDS.–Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by subparagraph (A) for the fiscal year 2003, there is authorized to be available for Radio Free Asia $35,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(2) BROADCASTING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.–For “Broadcasting Capital Improvements”, $13,740,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(3) BROADCASTING TO CUBA.-For “Broadcasting to Cuba”, $25,923,000 for the fiscal year 2003.

(b) CONTINUATION OF ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION FOR BROADCASTING TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES.-Section 701 of Public Law 106–286 (22 U.S.C. 7001) is amended

(1) in subsection (a) by striking “2001" and inserting “2003”; and

(2) in subsection (b)(1), by striking “2001 and 2002” and inserting "2001, 2002, and 2003”.

(c) ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR MIDDLE EAST RADIO NETWORK OF VOICE OF AMERICA. In addition to such amounts as are made available for the Middle East Radio Network of Voice of America pursuant to the authorization of appropriations under subsection (a), there is authorized to be appropriated $20,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003 for the Middle East Radio Network of Voice of America.

TITLE II—DEPARTMENT OF STATE
AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES

Subtitle A–Basic Authorities and

Activities

SEC. 201. EMERGENCY EVACUATION SERVICES.

Section 4(b)(2)(A) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2671(b)(2)(A)) is amended to read as follows:

"(A) the evacuation when their lives are endangered by war, civil unrest, or natural disaster of

"(i) United States Government employees and their dependents; and

"(ii) private United States citizens or third-country nationals, on a reimbursable basis to the maximum extent practicable, with such reimbursements to be credited to the applicable Department of State appropriation and to remain available until expended, except that no reimbursement under this clause shall be paid that is greater than the amount the person evacuated would have been charged for a reasonable commercial air fare immediately prior to the events giving rise to the evacuation;”.

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SEC. 202. SPECIAL AGENT AUTHORITIES.

(a) GENERAL AUTHORITY.-Section 37(a) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2709(a) is amended

(1) by amending paragraph (2) to read as follows:

"(2) obtain and execute search and arrest warrants, as well as obtain and serve subpoenas and summonses issued under the authority of the United States;”;

(2) in paragraph (3)(F), by inserting "or President-elect" after "President"; and

(3) by amending paragraph (5) to read as follows:

“(5) make arrests without warrant for any offense against the United States committed in their presence, or for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such felony.".

(b) AGREEMENTS.—Section 37(b) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2709(b)) is amended

(1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3); and

(2) by striking "(b) AGREEMENT.—” and all that follows through the end of paragraph (1) and inserting the following:

“(b) AGREEMENTS WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL AND SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY AND FIREARMS REGULATIONS.—

"(1) AGREEMENT WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL.—The authority conferred by paragraphs (1) and (4) of subsection (a) shall be exercised subject to an agreement between the Secretary and the Attorney General.

(2) AGREEMENT WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL AND SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.-The authority conferred by paragraphs (2) and (5) of subsection (a) shall be exercised subject to an agreement among the Secretary, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of the Treasury.”.

(c) IMPLEMENTATION OF SEARCH, SEIZURE, SERVICE, AND ARREST AUTHORITY.-(1) The authority conferred by paragraphs (2) and (5) of section 37(a) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, as amended by subsection (a), may not be exercised until the date on which the Secretary

(A) submits the agreement required by subsection (b)(2) of section 37 of such Act to the appropriate congressional committees; and

(B) publishes in the Federal Register a notice that the agreement has been submitted in accordance with the requirements of subparagraph (A).

(2) The authority conferred by paragraphs (2) and (5) of subsection (a) of section 37 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, as in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act, may continue to be exercised until the date on which the notice described in paragraph (1)(B) is published in the Federal Register. SEC. 203. INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION FUND.

Section 38 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2710) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: “(e) RETENTION OF FUNDS. —

“(1) IN GENERAL.—To reimburse the expenses of the United States Government in preparing or prosecuting a proceeding before an international tribunal, or a claim against a foreign

22 USC 2709 note.

Federal Register, publication.

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