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105 STAT. 1586 PUBLIC LAW 102-190—DEC. 5, 1991 Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1992. TITLE XXXV—PANAMA CANAL COMMISSION SEC. 3501. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1992", SEC. 3502. AUTHORIZATION OF EXPENDITURES. (a) IN GENERAL. — Subject to subsection (b), the Panama Canal Commission is authorized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to it in accordance with law, and to make such contracts and commitments, without regard to fiscal year limitations, as may be necessary under the Panama Canal Act of 1979 (22 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.) for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Panama Canal for fiscal year 1992. (b) LIMITATION ON RECEPTION AND REPRESENTATION EXPENSES. —Of amounts available to the Panama Canal Commission for fiscal year 1992, not more than $52,000 may be used for official reception and representation expenses, of which— (1) not more than $12,000 may be used for expenses of the Supervisory Board of the Commission; (2) not more than $6,000 may be used for expenses of the Secretary of the Commission; and (3) not more than $34,000 for fiscal year 1992 may be used for expenses of the Administrator of the Commission. (c) PURCHASE OF PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES.— Funds available to the Panama Canal Commission for fiscal year 1992 may be used for the purchase of passenger motor vehicles (including large heavy- duty vehicles) used to transport personnel of the Commission across the Isthmus of Panama. Such vehicles may be purchased without regard to price limitations prescribed by law or regulation. SEC. 3503. GENERAL PROVISIONS. (a) PAY INCREASES.— Notwithstanding section 1341 of title 31, United States Code, funds available for use by the Panama Canal Commission for fiscal year 1992 may be obligated to the extent necessary to permit payment of such pay increases for officers or employees as may be authorized by administrative action pursuant to law which are not in excess of statutory increases granted for the same period in corresponding rates of compensation for other employees of the United States in comparable positions. (b) EXPENSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW. —Expenditures authorized under this Act may be made only in accordance with the Panama Canal Treaties of 1977 and any law of the United States implementing those treaties. SEC. 3504. REVISION OF EXECUTIVE PAY SCHEDULE FOR THE ADMINIS- TRATOR OF THE PANAMA CANAL COMMISSION. (a) REVISION.— Section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end the following: "Administrator of the Panama Canal Commission.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— Section 5316 of such title is amended by striking out "Administrator of the Panama Canal Commission.". SEC. 3505. POLICY ON MILITARY BASE RIGHTS IN PANAMA. (a) FINDINGS.— The Congress finds that—