PUBLIC LAW 105-119—NOV. 26, 1997 111 STAT. 2499 INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet 22 USC 269a obligations of the United States arising under treaties, or specific note. Acts of Congress, as follows: INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO For necessary expenses for the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, and to comply with laws applicable to the United States Section, including not to exceed $6,000 for representation; as follows: SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses, not otherwise provided for, $17,490,000. CONSTRUCTION For detailed plan preparation and construction of authorized projects, $6,463,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized by section 24(c) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2696(c)). AMERICAN SECTIONS, INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for the International Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada, as authorized by treaties between the United States and Canada or Great Britain, and for the Border Environment Cooperation Commission as authorized by Public Law 103-182, $5,490,000, of which not to exceed $9,000 shall be available for representation expenses incurred by the International Joint Commission. INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES COMMISSIONS For necessary expenses for international fisheries commissions, not otherwise provided for, as authorized by law, $14,549,000: Provided, That the United States' share of such expenses may be advanced to the respective commissions, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3324. OTHER PAYMENT TO THE ASL\ FOUNDATION For a grant to the Asia Foundation, as authorized by section 501 of Public Law 101-246, $8,000,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized by section 24(c) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2696(c)).