PUBLIC LAW 100-204—DEC. 22, 1987
101 STAT. 1345
SEC. 135. STUDIES AND PLANNING FOR A CONSOLIDATED TRAINING FACILITY FOR THE FOREIGN SERVICE INSTITUTE.
Section 123(c)(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987, is amended— (1) by inserting "(A)" immediately after "(D"; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subparagraph: "(B) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987, the Secretary of State may transfer a total not to exceed $11,000,000 for 'Administration of Foreign Affairs' to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out feasibility studies, site preparation, and design, architectural, and engineering planning under subsection (b).".
22 USC 4021 note. 99 Stat. 413.
SEC. 136. RESTRICTION ON SUPERVISION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES BY CHIEFS OF MISSION.
Section 207 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3927) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(1), by inserting "executive branch" after "Government"; (2) in subsection (a)(2), by inserting "executive branch" after "Government" the second place it appears; and (3) in subsection (b), by inserting "executive branch" after "Any". SEC. 137. STUDY AND REPORT CONCERNING THE STATUS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY IN THE UNITED STATES.
(a) STUDY.—The Secretary shall undertake a study of the minimum liability insurance coverage required for members of foreign missions and their families and the feasibility of requiring an increase in such minimum coverage. In conducting such study, the Secretary shall consult with members of the insurance industry, officials of State insurance regulatory bodies, and other experts, as appropriate. The study shall consider the following: (1) The adequacy of the currently required insurance minimums, including the experiences of injured parties. (2) The feasibility and projected cost of increasing the current minimum coverages to $1,000,000 or some lesser amount in the commercial insurance market, including consideration of individual umbrella policies to provide additional coverage above the current minimum. (3) The feasibility and cost of requiring additional coverage up to $1,000,000 through a single group insurance arrangement, administered by the Department, providing umbrella coverage for the entire class of foreign officials who are immune from the jurisdiction of the United States. (4) The consequences to United States missions abroad, including their costs of operation, that might reasonably be anticipated as a result of requiring an increase in the insurance costs of foreign missions in the United States. (5) Any other issues and recommendations the Secretary may consider appropriate. (b) REPORT.—The Secretary shall compile a report to the Congress concerning the problem arising from diplomatic immunity from criminal prosecution and from civil suit. The report shall set forth the background of the various issues arising from the problem, the
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