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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-459—OCT. 1, 1988

102 STAT. 2203

an Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1989 for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention programs, whichever is earlier. SEC. 209. (a) Title 8, United States Code, section 1356 is amended by adding the following new subsections: "(m) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, all adjudication fees as are designated by the Attorney General in regulations shall be deposited into a separate account entitled 'Immigration Examinations Fee Account' in the Treasury of the United States, whether collected directly by the Attorney General or through clerks of courts: Provided, however. That all fees received by the Attorney General from applicants residing in the Virgin Islands of the United States, and in Guam, under this subsection shall be paid over to the treasury of the Virgin Islands and to the treasury of Guam. "(n) All deposits into the 'Immigration Examinations Fee Account' in excess of $50,000,000 shall remain available until expended to the Attorney General to reimburse any appropriation the amount paid out of such appropriation for expenses in providing immigration adjudication and naturalization services and the collection, safeguarding and accounting for fees deposited in and funds reimbursed from the 'Immigration Examinations Fee Account'. At least annually, deposits in the amount of $50,000,000 shall be transferred from the Immigration Examinations Fee Account' to the General Fund of the Treeisury of the United States. "(o) The Attorney General will prepare and submit annually to Congress statements of financial condition of the 'Immigration Examinations Fee Account', including beginning account balance, revenues, withdrawals, and ending account baleince and projections for the ensuing fiscal year. "(p) The provisions set forth in subsections (m), (n), and (o) of this section apply to adjudication and naturalization services performed and to related fees collected on or after October 1, 1988.". (b) Title 8, United States Code, section 1455(g) is amended by inserting after "Treasury of the United States" the following: "except that all fees collected by the Attorney General on or after October 1, 1988, under the provisions of this subchapter, shall be deposited in the 'Immigration Examinations Fee Account' in the Treasury of the United States established pursuant to the provisions of sections 286(m), (n), (o), and (p)". SEC. 210. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 101(b)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(b)(2)) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: ", except that, for purposes of paragraph dXF) in the case of an illegitimate child described in paragraph (I)(D) (and not described in paragraph (I)(C)), the term 'parent' does not include the natural father of the child if the father has disappeared or abandoned or deserted the child or if the father has in writing irrevocably releeised the child for emigration and adoption". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The smiendment made by subsection (a) shall teike effect as if included in the enactment of section 315 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and shall expire on October 1, 1989. SEC. 211. None of the funds appropriated or made available by this Act shall be used prior to October 1, 1989, to issue or implement any final rule in the rulemaking proceeding commenced August 8, 1986 (51 Fed. Reg. 28576-28589). This title may be cited as the "Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 1989'.

Virgin Islands. Guam.


Termination date. 8 USC 1101 note.