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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-204—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1339

amount of discretionary budget authority for international affairs for that fiscal year as specified in laws implementing the agreement between the President and the joint Congressional leadership on November 20, 1987. SEC. 109. PROHIBITION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES.

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No funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or by any other Act authorizing funds for any entity engaged in any activity concerning the foreign affairs of the United States shall be used— (1) for publicity or propaganda purposes designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress; (2) to influence in any way the outcome of a political election in the United States; or (3) for any publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by Congress. SEC. 110. LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN DATA BASES.

(a) AUTHORIZATION.—The Secretary of State, in consultation with the heads of appropriate departments and agencies of the United States, shall use not less than $1,300,000 of the funds authorized to be appropriated for each of the fiscal years 1988 and 1989 by section 101(a)(1) of this Act to provide for the establishment of a Latin American and Caribbean Data Base. (b) CONDITIONS.—In developing these data bases the Secretary of State shall be required to satisfy the following conditions: (1) Any new agreement for an on-line bibliographic data base entered into for purposes of this section shall be subject to full and open competition or merit review among qualified United States institutions with strong Latin American and Caribbean programs. (2) The Secretary shall ensure that funds are not awarded to maintain services which are significantly duplicative of existing services.

PART B—DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORITIES AND ACTIVITIES; FOREIGN MISSIONS SEC. 121. REPROGRAMMING OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

Section 34 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2706) is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" after "SEC. 34."; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(b) Funds appropriated for the Department of State may not be available for obligation or expenditure through any reprogramming described in subsection (a) during the period which is the last 15 days in which such funds are available unless notice of such reprogramming is made before such period." SEC. 122. CONSULAR AND DIPLOMATIC POSTS ABROAD. (a) PROHIBITED USES OF FUNDS.— (1) CLOSING POSTS.—No funds

authorized to be appropriated by this or any other Act shall be available to pay any expense related to the closing of any United States consular or diplomatic post abroad. (2)

FUNDING

FOR

BUREAU

OF ADMINISTRATION IF POSTS

CLOSED.—No funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act

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