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108 STAT. 2840 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 SEC. 1033. CONTACT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND THE MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE OF CHINA ON POW/MIA ISSUES. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: (1) The Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs of the Senate, in its final report, dated January 13, 1993, concluded— (A) that "many American POWs had been held in China during the Korean conflict and that foreign POW camps in both China and North Korea were run by Chinese officials"; and (B) that "given the fact that only 26 Army and 15 Air Force personnel returned from China following the war, the committee can now firmly conclude that the People's Republic of China surely has information on the fate of other unaccounted for American POWs from the Korean conflict.". (2) The Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs recommended in that report that "the Department of State and Defense form a POW/MIA task force on China similar to Task Force Russia.". (3) Neither the Department of Defense nor the Department of State has held substantive discussions with officials from the People's Republic of China concerning unaccounted for American prisoners of war of the Korean conflict. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—I t is the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should establish contact with officials of the Ministry of Defense of the People's Republic of China regarding unresolved issues relating to American prisoners of war and American personnel missing in action as a result of the Korean conflict. SEC. 1034. INFORMATION CONCERNING UNACCOUNTED FOR UNITED STATES PERSONNEL OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. Reports. (a) REQUIREMENT.— Not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report containing the information specified in subsection (b) pertaining to United States personnel involved in the Vietnam conflict who remain not accounted for. (b) REQUIRED INFORMATION.— The information to be provided in the report under subsection (a) is as follows: (1) A complete listing by name of all such personnel about whom it is possible that officials of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam can produce additional information or remains that could lead to the maximum possible accounting for those personnel, as determined on the basis of all information available to the United States Government. (2) A complete listing by name of all such personnel about whom it is possible that officials of the Lao People's Democratic Republic can produce additional information or remains that could lead to the maximum possible accounting for those personnel, as determined on the basis of all information available to the United States Government. SEC. 1035. REPORT ON POW/MIA MATTERS CONCERNING NORTH KOREA. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress msikes the following findings: