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112 STAT. 2800 PUBLIC LAW 105-292—OCT. 27, 1998 22 USC 6435. SEC. 205. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL. — T here are authorized to be appropriated to the Commission $3,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1999 and 2000 to carry out the provisions of this title. (b) AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.—Amounts authorized to be appropriated under subparagraph (a) are authorized to remain available until expended but not later thsm the date of termination of the Commission. 22 USC 6436. SEC. 206. TERMINATION. The Commission shall terminate 4 years after the initial appointment of all of the Commissioners. TITLE III—NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL SEC. 301. SPECIAL ADVISER ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREE- DOM. Section 101 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 402) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(i) It is the sense of the Congress that there should be within the staff of the National Security Council a Special Adviser to the President on International Religious Freedom, whose position should be comparable to that of a director within the Executive Office of the President. The Special Adviser should serve as a resource for executive branch officials, compiling and maintaining information on the facts and circumstances of violations of religious freedom (as defined in section 3 of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998), and making policy recommendations. The Special Adviser should serve as liaison with the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, Congress and, as advisable, religious nongovernmental organizations.". TITLE IV—PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS Subtitle I—Targeted Responses to Violations of Religious Freedom Abroad 22 USC 6441. SEC. 401. PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS IN RESPONSE TO VIOLATIONS OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. (a) RESPONSE TO VIOLATIONS OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.— (1) IN GENERAL.— (A) UNITED STATES POLICY.—I t shall be the policy of the United States— (i) to oppose violations of religious freedom that are or have been engaged in or tolerated by the governments of foreign countries; and (ii) to promote the right to freedom of religion in those countries through the actions described in subsection (b). (B) REQUIREMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL ACTION. — For each foreign country the government of which engages in or tolerates violations of religious freedom, the President shall