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113 STAT. 1302 PUBLIC LAW 106-87—NOV. 3, 1999 (c) SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.— It is the sense of the Congress that the President, acting through the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, should— (1) request the Fund— (A) to find new ways to support and protect treatment centers and programs that are carrying out rehabilitative services for victims of torture; and (B) to encourage the development of new such centers and programs; (2) use the voice and vote of the United States to support the work of the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Committee Against Torture established under the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; and (3) use the voice and vote of the United States to establish a country rapporteur or similar procedural mechanism to investigate human rights violations in a country if either the Special Rapporteur or the Committee Against Torture indicates that a systematic practice of torture is prevalent in that country. SEC. 5. REPORTING REQUIREMENT. Deadline. Not later than 90 days after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives on the specialized training for foreign service officers required by section 7 of the Torture Victims Rehef Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-320). The report shall include detailed information regarding— (1) efforts by the Department of State to implement the specialized training requirement; (2) the curriculum that is being used in the specialized training; (3) the number of foreign service officers who have received the specialized training as of the date of the report; and (4) the nongovernmental organizations that have been involved in the development of the specialized training curriculum or in providing the specialized training, and the nature and extent of that involvement. SEC. 6. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS RELATING TO THE SECOND SECTION 129 OF THE FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1961. (a) AMENDMENT TO FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1961. —The second section 129 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as added by section 4(a) of the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 (Public 22 USC 2152. Law 105-320), is redesignated as section 130. (b) AMENDMENT TO TORTURE VICTIMS RELIEF ACT OF 1998. — 22 USC 2152 Section 4(b)(1) of the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 is amended note. by striking "section 129 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as added by subsection (a)" and inserting "section 130 of the Foreign