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101 STAT. 1329-2
101 STAT. 1329-2
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-202—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1329-2

Act, the Secretary of Commerce is hereby directed to obligate said funds as a direct grant without any further requirement or delay upon enactment of this legislation; and (d) $250,000 shall be obligated for the Center for International Trade Development at Oklahoma State University: Provided, That during fiscal year 1988 total commitments to guarantee loans shall not exceed $150,000,000 of contingent liability for loan principal: Provided further. That none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this heading may be used directly or indirectly for attorneys' or consultants' fees in connection with securing grants and contracts made by the Economic Development Administration. FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (RESCISSION)

Of available funds under this head, $1,541,067 are rescinded. SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of administering the economic development assistance programs as provided for by law, $24,742,000: Provided, That the full time permanent positions for the Economic Development Administration shall not be fewer than 360 and that the number of Deputy Assistant Secretary positions shall not be greater than four: Provided further. That these funds may be used to monitor projects approved pursuant to title I of the Public Works Employment Act of 1976, as amended, title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, and the Community Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1977. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or any other law, funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be used to fill and maintain forty-nine permanent positions designated as Economic Development Representatives out of the total number of permanent positions funded in the Salaries and Expenses account of the Economic Development Administration for fiscal year 1988, and such positions shall be maintained in the various States within the approved organizational structure in place on December 1, 1987, and when possible, with those employees who filled those positions on that date. INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION

For necessary expenses for international trade activities of the Department of Commerce, including trade promotional activities abroad without regard to the provisions of law set forth in 44 U.S.C. 3702 and 3703; full medical coverage for dependent members of immediate families of employees stationed overseas; employment of Americans and aliens by contract for services abroad; rental of space abroad for periods not exceeding ten years, and expenses of alteration, repair, or improvement; purchase or construction of temporary demountable exhibition structures for use abroad; payment of tort claims, in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of 28 U.S.C. 2672 when such claims arise in foreign countries; not to exceed $253,000 for official representation expenses abroad; awards of compensation to informers under the Export Administration Act of 1979, and as authorized by 22 U.S.C. 4010b); purchase of passenger