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105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4660


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

              October 9 (legislative day, October 2), 1998

                                Received

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT


 
To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide 
  rewards for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any 
   individual for the commission of an act, or conspiracy to act, of 
  international terrorism, narcotics related offenses, or for serious 
  violations of international humanitarian law relating to the Former 
                  Yugoslavia, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. CHANGES IN DEPARTMENT OF STATE REWARDS PROGRAM.

    (a) Increase in Maximum Amount of Award.--Section 36(c) of the 
State Department Basic Authorities Act (22 U.S.C. 2708(c)) is amended 
by striking ``$2,000,000'' and inserting ``$5,000,000''.
    (b) Increase in Authorization of Appropriations.--Section 36(g) of 
the State Department Basic Authorities Act (22 U.S.C. 2708(g)) is 
amended in the first sentence by striking ``$5,000,000'' and inserting 
``$10,000,000''.

SEC. 2. REWARDS FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING INDIVIDUALS SOUGHT FOR 
              SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW 
              RELATING TO THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA.

    The State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 is amended by 
adding after section 36 the following new section:

``SEC. 36A. REWARDS FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING INDIVIDUALS SOUGHT FOR 
              SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW 
              RELATING TO THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA.

    ``(a) Authority.--In the sole discretion of the Secretary of State 
(except as provided in subsection (b)(2)) and in consultation, as 
appropriate, with the Attorney General, the Secretary may pay a reward 
to any individual who furnishes information leading to--
            ``(1) the arrest or conviction in any country, or
            ``(2) the transfer to, or conviction by, the International 
        Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia,
of any individual who is the subject of an indictment confirmed by a 
judge of such tribunal for serious violations of international 
humanitarian law as defined under the statute of such tribunal.
    ``(b) Procedures.--
            ``(1) Subject to paragraph (3), the offering, 
        administration, and payment of rewards under this section, 
        including procedures for--
                    ``(A) identifying individuals, organizations, and 
                offenses with respect to which rewards will be offered;
                    ``(B) the publication of rewards;
                    ``(C) the offering of joint rewards with foreign 
                governments;
                    ``(D) the receipt and analysis of data; and
                    ``(E) the payment and approval of payment,
shall be governed by procedures developed by the Secretary of State, in 
consultation with the Attorney General.
            ``(2) Before making a reward under this section in a matter 
        over which there is Federal criminal jurisdiction, the 
        Secretary of State shall obtain the concurrence of the Attorney 
        General.
            ``(3) Rewards under this section shall be subject to any 
        requirements or limitations that apply to rewards under section 
        36 with respect to the ineligibility of government employees 
        for rewards, maximum reward amount, and procedures for the 
        approval and certification of rewards for payment.
    ``(c) Reference.--For the purposes of subsection (a), the statute 
of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia means 
the Annex to the Report of the Secretary General of the United Nations 
pursuant to paragraph 2 of Security Council Resolution 827 (1993) (S/
25704).
    ``(d) Determination of the Secretary.--All determinations of the 
Secretary of State under this section shall be final and conclusive and 
shall not be subject to judicial review.
    ``(e) Funding.--
            ``(1) There are authorized to be appropriated to the 
        Department of State $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1999, $1,000,000 
        for fiscal year 2000, and $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2001 to 
        carry out this section.
            ``(2) Amounts appropriated under paragraph (1) shall remain 
        available until expended.
    ``(f) Priority.--In the administration and payment of rewards under 
the rewards program of section 36, the Secretary of State shall ensure 
that priority is given for payments to individuals described in section 
36 and that funds paid under this section are paid only after any and 
all due and payable demands are met under section 36.''.

SEC. 3. VIOLATIONS RELATING TO MATERIAL SUPPORT TO TERRORISTS.

    Section 38(g)(1)(A)(iii) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 
2778(g)(1)(A)(iii)) is amended by adding at the end before the comma 
the following: ``or section 2339A of such title (relating to providing 
material support to terrorists)''.

            Passed the House of Representatives October 8, 1997.

            Attest:

                                                ROBIN H. CARLE,

                                                                 Clerk.

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