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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-533—OCT. 19, 1984

98 STAT. 2709

"(2) leading to the arrest or conviction, in any country, of any individual for conspiring or attempting to commit an act of international terrorism, or "(3) leading to the prevention, frustration, or favorable resolution of an act of international terrorism, if the act of international terrorism is against a United States person or United States property and is primarily outside the territorial jurisdiction of the United States. "(b) A reward under this section may not exceed $500,000. A reward of $100,000 or more may not be made without the approval of the President or the Secretary of State personally. "(c) Before making a reward under this section in a matter over which there is Federal criminal jurisdiction, the Secretary of State shall advise and consult with the Attorney General. "(d) Any reward granted under this section shall be certified for payment by the Secretary of State. If the Secretary determines that the identity of the recipient of a reward or of the members of the recipient's immediate family must be protected, the Secretary may take such measures in connection with the payment of the reward as he deems necessary to effect such protection. "(e) An officer or employee of any governmental entity who, while in the performance of his or her official duties, furnishes information described in subsection (a) shall not be eligible for a reward under this section. "(f) There are authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, $5,000,000 for use in paying rewards under this section, Additional funds to pay rewards under this section shall be authorized to be appropriated in the annual authorizing legislation for the Department of State.". TITLE II—INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION INCREASING INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION TO COMBAT TERRORISM

SEC. 201. (a) The President is urged to seek more effective international cooperation in combatting international terrorism, including— (1) severe punishment for acts of terrorism which endanger the lives of diplomatic staff, military personnel, other government personnel, or private citizens; and (2) extradition of all terrorists and their accomplices to the country where the terrorist incident occurred or whose citizens were victims of the incident. (b) High priority should also be given to negotiations leading to the establishment of a permanent international working group which would combat international terrorism by— (1) promoting international cooperation among countries; (2) developing new methods, procedures, and standards to combat international terrorism; (3) negotiating agreements for exchanges of information and intelligence and for technical assistance; and (4) examining the use of diplomatic immunity and diplomatic facilities to further international terrorism. This working group should have subgroups on appropriate matters, including law enforcement and crisis management.

Appropriation authorization.