Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/281

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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1633 (2) Such report shall include an analysis of the impact that the involvement of the military forces of the Andean countries in counter-drug enforcement activities has on the democratic institutions of those countries and how the civilian institutions of those countries might be strengthened in order to assure the successful pursuit of a counter-drug strategy. (3) Such report shall contain specific legislative recommendations for improving the assistance activities of the United States in the Andean countries in order to avoid unnecessary duplications and contradictions in meeting United States policy goals in those countries. SEC. 1010. CREATION OF A MULTILATERAL COUNTER-DRUG STRIKE FORCE (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: (1) Congress has in the past sought approval for a multilateral strike force dedicated to the war on drugs. (2) The proposal by the Prime Minister of Jamiaica for the creation of a multilateral, international counter-drug strike force is the first operative proposal for the use of a multilateral force against the drug cartels in Latin America by a government leader in the Western Hemisphere and should be given serious consideration. (b) SENSE OF THE CONGRESS. —It is the sense of Congress that— (1) the Prime Minister of Jamaica is to be commended for his proposal; (2) the President should call for international negotiations for the purpose of discussing the establishment of an international strike force to counter international drug traffickers; and (3) the United States should work through the United Nations and other multilateral organizations to determine the feasibility of establishing and using a force and should assist in the establishment of such a force if the President determines the proposal to be feasible. SEC. 1011. COUNTER-DRUG TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT CENTER Title I of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1003 the following new section: "SEC. 1003A. COUNTER-DRUG TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT CENTER 21 USC 1502a. " (a) ESTABLISHMENT.— There is established within the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Counter-Drug Technology Assessment Center (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 'Center'). The Center shall operate under the authority of the Director of National Drug Control Policy and shall serve as the central counterdrug enforcement research and development organization of the United States Government. "(b) DIRECTOR.—T here shall be at the head of the Center the Chief Scientist of Counter-Drug Technology (hereinafter in this section referred to as the 'Chief Scientist'). The Chief Scientist shall be appointed by the Director of National Drug Control Policy from among individuals qualified and distinguished in the area of science, engineering, or technology. "(c) ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DIRECTOR.—(1) The Director, acting through the Chief Scientist, shall—