S. 3052 (94th): An Act to authorize orientation and language training for families of certain officers and employees of the ...

...Department of Agriculture.

94th Congress, 1975–1976. Text as of Oct 01, 1976 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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90 STAT. 1500                      PUBLIC LAW 94-449—OCT. 1, 1976

                 Public Law 94-449
                 94th Congress
                                                   An Act
  Oct. 1, 1976   To authorize orientation and language training for families of certain officers
   [S. 3052]                   and employees of the Department of Agriculture.

                    Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Department of     United States of America in Congress assembled^ That section 602 of
Agriculture.     the Agricultural Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by adding at
Training for     the end thereof a new subsection as follows:
families of
officers and
                    "(f) Effective October 1, 1976, the Secretary of Agriculture is
employees.       authorized to provide appropriate orientation and language training
7 u s e 1762.    to families of officers and employees of the Department of Agriculture
                 in anticipation of an assignment abroad of such officers and employees
                 or while abroad pursuant to this Act or other authority: Provided^
                 That the facilities of the Foreign Service Institute or other Govern-
                 ment facilities shall be used wherever practicable, and the Secretary
                 may utilize foreign currencies generated under title I of the Agri-
7 u s e 1701.    cultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended,
                 to carry out the purposes of this subsection in the foreign nations to
Appropriation    which such officers, employees, and families are assigned. There are
                 hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums, not to exceed $50,000
                 annually, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this sub-
                 section : Provided, That for the fiscal year ending September 30,1977,
                 any appropriations available to the Secretary of Agriculture (not to
                 exceed $50,000) may be used to carry out the purposes of this sub-
Report to        section. The Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the House Com-
congressional    mittee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and
committees.      Forestry not later than ninety days after the end of each fiscal year
                 a detailed report showing activities carried out under the authority
                 of this subsection during such fiscal year.".
                   Approved October 1, 1976.

                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
                 HOUSE REPORTS: No. 94-1158 and No. 94-1158, Pt. II both accompanying H.R.
                                    11868 (eomm. on Agriculture) and No. 94-1424 (Comm. of
                 SENATE REPORT No. 94-691 (eomm. on Agriculture and Forestry).
                 eONGRESSIONAL REeORD, Vol. 122 (1976):
                      Mar. 16, considered and passed Senate.
                      June 7, considered and passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 11868.
                      Sept. 14, House agreed to conference report.
                      Sept. 22, Senate agreed to conference report.     <.^ - , . •.- ...