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106 STAT. 1176 PUBLIC LAW 102-372—SEPT. 30, 1992 Federal Register, publication. Federal Register, publication. former Soviet Union and compile statistics, as available, regau'd- ing such travel.". (b) PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES.— Section 202(a) (22 U.S.C. 2123(a)) is amended— (1) by amending paragraph (5) to read as follows: "(5) shall provide financial assistance under section 203 to cooperative tourism marketing programs;"; (2) in paragraph (9), by striking "United States travel and tourism interests" and inserting in lieu thereof "the United States national tourism interest"; and (3) in paragraph (12), by inserting immediately before the semicolon at the end the following: "and the use of other United States providers of travel products and services". (c) TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. —Section 202 (22 U.S.C. 2123) is amended— (1) in the first sentence of subsection (c), by striking "paragraph (5) of subsection (a)" sind inserting in lieu thereof "section 203^'; (2) in the second sentence of subsection (c), by striking "paragraph" and inserting in lieu thereof "subsection"; (3) in the third sentence of subsection (c), by striking "paragraph (5) of subsection (a) of this section" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 203"; and (4) in subsection (d), by striking "paragraph (5) of subsection (a) of this section" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 203". SEC. 7. TOURISM TRADE DEVELOPMENT. Section 202 (22 U.S.C. 2123) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e)(1) The Secretary tourism trade development efforts shall focus on the markets which have the greatest potential for increasing travel and tourism revenues. "(2) By October 1 of each year (commencing October 1, 1993), the Secretary shall publish a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment, from persons interested in tourism trade, concerning markets that would be an appropriate focus of tourism trade development efforts to be carried out in the twelve-month period that begins twelve months after the notice is published. "(3) Not later than three months after the notice is published under paragraph (2), the Secretary shall select the markets that the Secretsiry determines are an appropriate focus of tourism trade development efforts to be carried out in the twelve-month period described in paragraph (2). The selection shall be announced by publication in the Federal Register. "(4) At the same time the Secretary announces the selection of markets under paragraph (3), the Secretary shall issue a request for proposals from cooperative tourism marketing programs to develop and implement tourism trade development programs applicable to the markets so selected. The Secretary shall provide financial assistance in accordance with section 203 to carry out proposals submitted under this subparagraph. Such financial assistance shall be provided on or before September 30 of the year in which the markets are selected under paragraph (3). "(5) During each twelve-month period described in paragraph (2), tourism trade development efforts shall be directed at the markets selected under paragraph (3).".