Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 1.djvu/90

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104 STAT. 56 PUBLIC LAW 101-246—FEB. 16, 1990 22 USC 2460 note. President of U.S. International agreements. 22 USC 2461. (b) TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS. —There are hereby transferred to the Office of Citizen Exchanges on the date of enactment of this Act all functions carried out by the Office of Private Sector Programs on the day before such date. SEC. 223. PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH UNDER- STANDING. Section 112(a)(8) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act (22 U.S.C. 2460(a)(8)) is amended by inserting after "degree" the following: "or through other programs designed to promote contact between the young peoples of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Eastern European countries". SEC. 224. UNITED STATES-SOVIET EXCHANGES. The Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: " SEC. 113. UNITED STATES-SOVIET EXCHANGES. — (a) The President is authorized to negotiate and implement an agreement with the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics under which repayments made by the Soviet Union on Lend-Lease debts to the United States would be used to finance the exchange of persons between the United States and the Soviet Union for educational, cultural, and artistic purposes. Exchanges authorized pursuant to this section shall be administered subject to the provisions of this Act. Part of the funds repaid to the United States shall be in convertible currency for the purpose of paying the expenses associated with study and other exchange activities by Soviet citizens in the United States. "(b) Funds made available for the purposes of this section shall be available only to the extent and in the amounts provided for in an appropriation Act.". SEC. 225. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TIBETANS AND BURMESE. (a) ALLOCATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS. —Of the funds authorized to be appropriated by section 221 for each of the fiscal years 1990 and 1991, not less than 30 scholarships shall be made available to Tibetan students and professionals who are outside Tibet, and not less than 15 scholarships shall be made available to Burmese students and professionals who are outside Burma. (b) WAIVER. —Subsection (a) shall not apply to the extent that the Director of the United States Information Agency determines that there are not enough qualified students to fulfill such allocation requirement. SEC. 226. SENSE OF CONGRESS CONCERNING THE HUMPHREY FELLOW- SHIP PROGRAM. It is the sense of the Congress that the United States Information Agency should review the Humphrey Fellowship Program and consider the feasibility of broadening the placement of fellows under such program to provide exposure to the processes of the United States Government, the Congress, and State and local governmental processes.