H.R. 532 (103rd): Federal Foreign Language Institute Consolidation Act

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Jan 21, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 532 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 532

To provide for the consolidation of government foreign language programs into the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California to form a new Federal Language Institute.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 21, 1993

Mr. PANETTA introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Armed Services, Foreign Affairs, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Education and Labor


A BILL

To provide for the consolidation of government foreign language programs into the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California to form a new Federal Language Institute.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Federal Foreign Language Institute Consolidation Act’.

SEC. 2. CONSOLIDATION.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Each program to learn a foreign language of each agency and department of the executive branch shall be consolidated in accordance with this section into the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.

    (b) SUPERVISION AND TIME- The consolidation required by subsection (a) shall be carried out--

      (1) under the supervision of the Secretary of Defense, and

      (2) within 5 years of the date of the enactment of this Act.

    (c) COORDINATION- The Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Center for Advancement of Language Learning shall coordinate in the consolidation required by subsection (a).

    (d) NEW INSTITUTE- The consolidation required by subsection (a) shall be placed in a new Federal Language Institute. Upon completion of the consolidation under subsection (a), the Federal Language Institute shall incorporate the Defense Language Institute.