Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/633

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PUBLIC LAW 107-228—SEPT. 30, 2002 116 STAT. 1415 the only such national organization denied membership in the Movement. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.— It is the sense of Congress that— (1) the International Committee of the Red Cross should immediately recognize the Magen David Adom Society; (2) the Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies should grant full membership to the Magen David Adom Society immediately following recognition by the International Committee of the Red Cross of the Magen David Adom Society as a full member of the International Committee of the Red Cross; (3) the Red Shield of David should be accorded the same protections under international law as the Red Cross and the Red Crescent; and (4) the tJnited States should continue to press for full membership for the Magen David Adom Society in the International Red Cross Movement. SEC. 691. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING THE LOCATION OF PEACE CORPS OFFICES ABROAD. It is the sense of the Congress that, to the degree permitted by security considerations, the Secretary should give favorable consideration to requests by the Director of the Peace Corps that the Secretary exercise his authority under section 606(a)(2)(B) of the Secure Embassy Construction and Counterterrorism Act of 1999 (22 U.S.C. 4865(a)(2)(B)) to waive certain requirements of that Act in order to permit the Peace Corps to maintain offices in foreign countries at locations separate from the United States embassy. SEC. 692. SENSE OF CONGRESS RELATING TO RESOLUTION OF THE TAIWAN STRAIT ISSUE. It is the sense of the Congress that Taiwan is a mature democracy that fully respects human rights and it is the policy of the United States that any resolution of the Taiwan Strait issue must be peaceful and include the assent of the people of Taiwan. SEC. 693. SENSE OF CONGRESS RELATING TO DISPLAY OF THE AMER- ICAN FLAG AT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN. It is the sense of the Congress that the American Institute in Taiwan and the residence of the director of the American Institute in Taiwan should publicly display the flag of the United States in the same manner as United States embassies, consulates, and official residences throughout the world. SEC. 694. REPORTS ON ACTIVITIES IN COLOMBIA. 22 USC 2291 (a) REPORT ON REFORM ACTIVITIES.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Not later than 180 days after the date Deadlines. of the enactment of this Act, and not later than April 1 of each year thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on the status of activities funded or authorized, in whole or in part, by the Department or the Department of Defense in Colombia to promote alternative development, recovery and resettlement of internally displaced persons, judicial reform, the peace process, and human rights. (2) CONTENTS.— Each such report shall contain the following: