1998—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–261 struck out subsec. (e) which provided that appropriations or funds of the Commission or of any other department or agency of the United States conducting operations in the Republic of Panama were available to defray the cost of certain health care services and educational services.
1997—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3550(d)(2)(A), substituted “October 1, 1979” for “the effective date of this Act”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3550(d)(2)(B), substituted “October 1, 1979” for “such effective date”.
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3525(b), substituted “, to other Commission employees when determined by the Commission to be necessary for their recruitment or retention, and to other persons” for “and persons”.
1996—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–106 struck out “appropriations or” before “funds of the Commission” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104–201 inserted concluding provisions “Notwithstanding the provisions relating to the availability of adequate schools contained in section 5924(4)(A) of title 5, the Commission shall by regulation determine the extent to which costs of educational services may be defrayed under this subsection.”
1994—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 103–337 inserted “or the United States” after “schools in the Republic of Panama”.
1992—Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 102–484 inserted “provided by medical facilities licensed and approved by the Republic of Panama (and not operated by the United States)” after “health care services”.
1988—Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 100–705 added subsec. (h).
1985—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–223 amended subsec. (e) generally, striking out “, in accordance with subsection (d) of this section,” after “shall be available” in provisions preceding par. (1) and inserting “employees of the Commission who are citizens of the United States and” in par. (2).
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Pub. L. 105–261, div. C, title XXXV, § 3507(a), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2269, provided that the amendment made by section 3507(a) striking out subsec. (e) of this section is effective 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), Dec. 30, 1999, and any right or condition of employment provided for in, or arising from, subsec. (e) of this section is terminated.