Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 3.djvu/383

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PUBLIC LAW 105-119—NOV. 26, 1997 111 STAT. 2471 (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. — The amendments made by this Act shall 18 USC 3626 take effect upon the date of the enactment of this Act and shall note, apply to pending cases. SEC. 124. Section 524(c)(8)(B) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by deleting "1996, and 1997," and inserting "and 1996," in place thereof. SEC. 125. Section 217(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1187(f)) is amended to read as follows: " (f) DEFINITION OF PILOT PROGRAM PERIOD. — For purposes of this section, the term 'pilot program period' means the period beginning on October 1, 1988, and ending on April 30, 1998.". SEC. 126. Section 140 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236), is amended 8 USC 1182 note, in subsection (g) by striking "December 31, 1997" and inserting "May 1, 1998". This title may be cited as the "Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 1998". TITLE II—DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND RELATED AGENCIES TRADE AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT RELATED AGENCIES OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, including the hire of passenger motor vehicles and the employment of experts and consultants as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $23,450,000, of which $2,500,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $98,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further. That the total number of political appointees on board as of May 1, 1998, shall not exceed 25 positions. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the International Trade Commission, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $2,500 for official reception and representation expenses, $41,200,000 to remain available until expended. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998. INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION For necessary expenses for international trade activities of the Department of Commerce provided for by law, and engaging in trade promotional activities abroad, including expenses of grants and cooperative agreements for the purpose of promoting exports of United States firms, without regard to 44 U.S.C. 3702 and