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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1344

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

(c) ASSISTANCE TO SMALL BUSINESSES.—In providing assistance under this section, the Secretary of Commerce shall, in consultation with the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, make special efforts to facilitate participation by small businesses and companies new to export. (d) USES OF ASSISTANCE.—Funds appropriated to carry out this section shall be used to— (1) identify potential participants for trade show organizers, (2) provide information on trade shows to potential participants, (3) supply language services for participants, and (4) provide information on trade shows to small businesses and companies new to export. (e) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section— (1) the term "United States business" means— (A) a United States citizen; (B) a corporation, partnership, or other association created under the laws of the United States or of any State (including the District of Columbia or any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States); or (C) a foreign corporation, partnership, or other association, more than 95 percent of which is owned by persons described in subparagraphs (A) and (B); and (2) the term "small business" means any small business concern as defined under section 3 of the Small Business Act (15 US.C. 632). SEC. 2305. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXPORT PROMOTION PROGRAMS.

(a) DEFINITION OF EXPORT PROMOTION PROGRAM.—Section 201(d) of the Export Administration Amendments Act of 1985 (15 U.S.C. 4051(d)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (3) by striking "and" after the semicolon; (2) in paragraph (4) by striking the period and inserting "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(5) the Market Development Cooperator Program established under section 2303 of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, and assistance for trade shows provided under section 2304 of that Act.". (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—(1) Section 202 of

15 USC 4725. Japan. South Korea. Taiwan.

the

Export Administration Amendments Act of 1985 (15 U.S.C. 4052) is amended to read as follows: "There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Commerce to carry out export promotion programs $123,922,000 for the fiscal year 1988, and $146,400,000 for each of the fiscal years 1989 and 1990.". (2) In addition to funds otherwise available, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Commerce to carry out sections 2303 and 2304 of this Act $6,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1988, 1989, and 1990. SEC. 2306. UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COMMERCIAL SERVICE PACIFIC RIM INITIATIVE. (a) IN GENERAL.—In order to encourage the export of United States goods and services to Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, the