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103 STAT. 130 PUBLIC LAW 101-45—JUNE 30, 1989 (1) coordinating United States diplomatic efforts to obtain the agreement of all appropriate countries to a missile technology control regime encompassing chemical, bio- logical, and nuclear capable missiles; and (2) coordinating policies within the United States Govern- ment on strategies for restricting the export to foreign countries of components of missiles which are capable of carrying nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons. (b) REPORT REQUESTED. —The Secretary of State shall submit within ninety days of the date of enactment of this Act to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate a report setting forth the Administration strategy for dealing with the missile proliferation issue, and specifying the steps taken to ensure that adequate resources will be allocated for that purpose. (c) CONTENTS OF REPORT. —The report required in subsection 0?) shall contain, but is not limited to— , (1) a discussion of efforts that can be made to strengthen the Missile Technology Control Regime to restrict the flow of Western missile hardware and knowhow; (2) a discussion of ways to strengthen international arrangements, including the formation of a new inter- national organization, to monitor missile-related exports and compliance with missile nonproliferation efforts; and (3) a discussion of how incentives and threats of sanctions can be used to win the cooperation of more nations in controlling missile proliferation. SEC. 408. TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF RIGHT TO REPURCHASE STINGER MISSILES.— Notwithstanding section 573(b)(4) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropria- tions Act, 1988, and section 566(b)(4) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1989, the United States hereby suspends its obligation to repurchase STINGER antiaircraft missiles from Bahrain until October 31, 1989. SEC. 409. EXEMPTION PROVIDED FOR NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CHILDREN FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF TITLE 5. —Section 1139 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-9) is amended by striking subsection (f) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new subsection: "(f)(1) The Commission shall appoint an Executive Director of the Commission. In addition to the Executive Director, the Commission may appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as it deems advisable. Such appointments and compensation may be made with- out regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, that govern appointments in the competitive services, and the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title that relate to classifications and the General Schedule pay rates. "(2) The Commission may procure such temporary and intermit- tent services of consultants under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code, as the Commission determines to be necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission.". Aircraft and SEC. 410. It is the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of air carriers. Transportation should conduct a review of the potential impact of highly leveraged acquisitions of control of United States air carriers. The potential impacts to be addressed in such review should include the effects of increased expenses associated with increased debt on carriers' ability to—