22 U.S. Code § 1465ee - Authorization of appropriations

(a) Authorization of appropriations
In addition to amounts otherwise made available under section 201 for such purposes, there are authorized to be appropriated to the United States Information Agency, $16,000,000 for the fiscal year 1990 and $16,000,000 for the fiscal year 1991 for television broadcasting to Cuba in accordance with the provisions of this subchapter.
(b) Limitation
(1) Subject to paragraph (2), no funds authorized to be appropriated under subsection (a) of this section may be obligated or expended unless the President determines and notifies the appropriate committees of Congress that the test of television broadcasting to Cuba (as authorized by title V of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100–459)) has demonstrated television broadcasting to Cuba is feasible and will not cause objectionable interference with the broadcasts of incumbent domestic licensees. The Federal Communications Commission shall furnish to the appropriate committees of Congress all interim and final reports and other appropriate documentation concerning objectionable interference from television broadcasting to Cuba to incumbent domestic licensees.
(2) Not less than 30 days before the President makes the determination under paragraph (1), the President shall submit a report to the appropriate committees of the Congress which includes the findings of the test of television broadcasting to Cuba. The period for the test of television broadcasting may be extended until—
(A) the date of the determination and notification by the President under paragraph (1), or
(B) 30 days,
whichever comes first.
(c) Availability of funds
Amounts appropriated to carry out the purposes of this subchapter are authorized to be available until expended.

Source

(Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 247,Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 62; Pub. L. 102–138, title II, § 232,Oct. 28, 1991, 105 Stat. 703.)
Repeal of Section

Section repealed upon transmittal of determination by President under section 6063 (c)(3) of this title that democratically elected government in Cuba is in power, see section 6037 (c) of this title.
References in Text

Section 201, referred to in subsec. (a), means section 201 ofPub. L. 101–246, title II, Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 48, which was not classified to the Code.
Title V of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100–459), referred to in subsec. (b)(1), is title V of Pub. L. 100–459, Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2213, which was not classified to the Code.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act which comprises this subchapter, and not as part of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 which comprises this chapter.
Amendments

1991—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–138added subsec. (c).
Transfer of Functions

United States Information Agency (other than Broadcasting Board of Governors and International Broadcasting Bureau) abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of State, see sections 6531 and 6532 of this title.
Television Broadcasting to Cuba

Determination of President of the United States, No. 90–35, Aug. 26, 1990, 55 F.R. 38659, provided:
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 247 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101–246) (the Act) [this section], I hereby determine that the test of television broadcasting to Cuba (as authorized by title V of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1989 (Public Law 100–459) [Pub. L. 100–459, title V, Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2213]), has demonstrated television broadcasting to Cuba is feasible and will not cause objectionable interference with the broadcasts of incumbent domestic licensees.
You are authorized and directed to transmit this determination to the appropriate committees of Congress (as defined in section 248 of the Act [22 U.S.C. 1465ff]) and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.
George Bush.

 

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