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PUBLIC LAW 99-399—AUG. 27, 1986
100 STAT. 855
TITLE XI-SECURITY AT MILITARY BASES ABROAD Sec. 1101. Findings. Sec. 1102. Recommended actions by the Secretary of Defense. Sec. 1103. Report to the Ck>ngress. TITLE XII—CRIMINAL PUNISHMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM Sec. 1201. Encouragement for negotiation of a convention. Sec. 1202. Extraterritorial criminal jurisdiction over terrorist conduct. TITLE XIII—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS Sec. 1301. Peace Corps authorization of appropriations. Sec. 1302. Demonstrations at embassies in the District of Columbia. Sec. 1303. Kurt Waldheim's retirement allowance. Sec. 1304. Eradication of Amblyomma Variegatum. Sec. 1305. Strengthen foreign language skills. Sec. 1306. Forfeiture of proceeds derived from espionage activities. Sec. 1307. Expression of jsupport of activities of the United States Telecommunications Training Institute. Sec. 1308. Policy toward Afghanistan.
TITLE I—DIPLOMATIC SECURITY SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.
Diplomatic Security Act. 22 USC 4801
Titles I through IV of this Act may be cited as the "Diplomatic Security Act". SEC. 102. FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.
(a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds and declares that— (1) the United States has a crucial stake in the presence of United States Government personnel representing United States interests abroad; (2) conditions confronting United States Government personnel and missions abroad are fraught with security concerns which will continue for the foreseeable future; and (3) the resources now available to counter acts of terrorism and protect and secure United States Government personnel and missions abroad, as well as foreign officials and missions in the United States, are inadequate to meet the mounting threat to such personnel and facilities. (b) PURPOSES.—The purposes of titles I through IV are— (1) to set forth the responsibility of the Secretary of State with respect to the security of diplomatic operations in the United States and abroad; (2) to provide for an Assistant Secretary of State to head the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the Department of State, and to set forth certeiin provisions relating to the Diplomatic Security Service of the Department of State; (3) to maximize coordination by the Department of State with Federal, State, and local agencies and agencies of foreign governments in order to enhance security programs; (4) to promote strengthened security measures and to provide for the accountability of United States Government personnel with security-related responsibilities; and (5) to provide authorization of appropriations for the Department of State to carry out its responsibilities in the area of security and counterterrorism, and in particular to finance the acquisition and improvements of United States Government missions abroad, including real property, buildings, facilities, and communications, information, and security systems.
22 USC 4801.