Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/1003

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PUBLIC LAW 106-396—OCT. 30, 2000 114 STAT. 1641 "(I) the overthrow of a democratically elected government; "(II) war (including undeclared war, civil war, or other military activity) on the territory of the program country; "(III) a severe breakdown in law and order affecting a significant portion of the program country's territory; "(IV) a severe economic collapse in the program country; or "(V) any other extraordinary event in the program country that threatens the law enforcement or security interests of the United States (including the interest in enforcement of the immigration laws of the United States) and where the country's participation in the program could contribute to that threat. "(iii) REDESIGNATION. —The Attorney General may redesignate the country as a program country, without regard to subsection (f) or paragraph (2) or (3), when the Attorney General, in consultation with the Secretary of State, determines that— "(I) at least 6 months have elapsed since the effective date of the termination; "(II) the emergency that caused the termination has ended; and "(III) the average number of refusals of nonimmigrant visitor visas for nationals of that country during the period of termination under this subparagraph was less than 3.0 percent of the total number of nonimmigrant visitor visas for nationals of that country which were granted or refused during such period. "(C) TREATMENT OF NATIONALS AFTER TERMINATION. — For purposes of this paragraph— "(i) nationals of a country whose designation is terminated under subparagraph (A) or (B) shall remain eligible for a waiver under subsection (a) until the effective date of such termination; and "(ii) a waiver under this section that is provided to such a national for a period described in subsection (a)(1) shall not, by such termination, be deemed to have been rescinded or otherwise rendered invalid, if the waiver is granted prior to such termination.". SEC. 205. USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1187), as amended by section 203(b), is further amended by adding at the end the following: "(h) USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS. — " (1) AUTOMATED ENTRY-EXIT CONTROL SYSTEM. — "(A) SYSTEM.— Not later than October 1, 2001, the Deadline. Attorney General shall develop and implement a fully automated entry and exit control system that will collect a record of arrival and departure for every alien who arrives and departs by sea or air at a port of entry into the United States and is provided a waiver under the program.