Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/803

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PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1388-395 Subtitle D—Travel and Tourism Facilitation Fee SEC. 10301. UNITED STATES TRAVEL AND TOURISM FACILITATION FEE. (a) UNITED STATES TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADMINISTRATION FACILI- TATiON FEE.— The International Travel Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2121 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: "SEC. 806. (a) To the extent not inconsistent with treaties or 22 USC 2128. international agreements entered into by the United States, the Secretary, on a calendar quarterly basis beginning January 1, 1991, shall charge and collect from each commercial airline and passenger cruise ship line transporting passengers to the United States, a United States Travel and Tourism Administration Facilitation Fee, in an amount determined under subsection (b). "(b)(l) During the period from January 1, 1991, through December 31, 1991, the Secretary shall charge each commercial airline and passenger cruise ship line an amount equal to one dollar multiplied by the number of aliens described in section 101(a)(15)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(B)) arriving at any port within the United States aboard a commercial aircraft or cruise ship of such airline or passenger cruise ship line during that calendar quarter. "(2) Commencing in 1991, the Secretary shall each year determine and publish the amount of the fee described in subsection (a) for the 12-month period commencing on January 1 of the succeeding CEQ- endar year, as follows: "(A) The Secretary (in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State) shall estimate the number of aliens described in section 101(a)(15XB) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15XB)) expected to enter the United States during such succeeding calendar year, based upon the number of such aliens who entered the United States during the previous calendar year (as reported or estimated by the Attorney General) and such other available information as the Secretary deems reliable. "(B) The Secretary shall divide the amount appropriated to the United States Travel and Tourism Administration for the fiscal year during which such determination is made by the number of aliens described in subparagraph (A) expected by the Secretary to enter the United States during the calendar year described in such subparagraph, as estimated by the Secretary under such subparagraph, and shall round the result up to the nearest quarter-dollar. "(C) The Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register the estimate required by subparagraph (A), together with a description of the information supporting such estimate, and the amount of the fee determined under subparagraph (B) which shall be applicable during the 12-month period commencing on January 1 of the succeeding calendar year. "(D) For each calendar quarter beginning after December 31, 1991, the Secretary shall charge each commercial airline and passenger cruise ship line an amount equal to the fee amount determined under subparagraph (B) and applicable under subparagraph (C) multiplied by the number of aliens described in section 101(a)(15XB) of the Immigration and Nationality Act