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104 STAT. 2068 PUBLIC LAW 101-513—NOV. 5, 1990 (1) Poland's debt service should be reduced in the appropriate manner to safeguard the promising reform concept; (2) any solution of this problem should entail a broad range of approaches, such as outright debt reduction, debt service reduction, and lengthening of maturities, as well as an infusion of new capital; (3) the Western governments, which are Poland's major creditors, should take speedy action in this area and private banks should also be prepared to contribute their share to this effort of reducing Poland's debt in order to allow the newly democratized country to bring its market reform program to a successful conclusion; and (4) the President should undertake the appropriate measures on the part of the United States to bring the deliberations in the Paris Club to a favorable decision on the issue of reducing Poland's debt. 22 USC 2291 note. International agreements. Records. Confidential business information. PRECURSOR CHEMICALS SEC. 599H. (a) NEGOTIATIONS. — (1) The Attorney General shall enter into negotiations with the appropriate law enforcement and judicial agencies and any other officials of any foreign country with jurisdiction over companies who manufacture, market, sell or purchase certain precursor and/or essential chemicals used in the production of illicit narcotics. The priority of negotiations should be determined based on an assessment by the Attorney General which countries have jurisdiction over companies that may be knowingly or unknowingly supplying chemicals for the illicit manufacture of controlled substances. (2) The purposes of the negotiations shall be to (a) establish a list of precursor and essential chemicals contributing to the illicit manufacture of controlled substances, as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 USC 802); O^) reach one or more international agreements on a method for maintaining records of transactions of these listed chemicals; (c) establish a procedure by which such records may be made available to (and kept confidential as necessary by) United States law enforcement authorities for the exclusive purpose of conducting an investigation relative to precursor chemicals, essential chemicals and/or controlled substances contributing to the manufacture of illicit narcotics; and (d) encourage chemical source countries to enact national chemical control legislation which would (i) impose specific record keeping and reporting requirements for domestic transactions involving listed chemicals; (ii) establish a system of permits or declarations for imports and exports of listed chemicals; and (iii) authorize government officials to seize or suspend shipments of listed chemicals based on evidence that they may be destined for the illicit manufacture of controlled substances. (b) REPORTS.—Not later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall submit an interim report to the Judiciary Committee and the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate on progress in the negotiations. Not later than eighteen months from the date of enactment, the Attorney General shall submit a final report to the aforementioned Senate Committees on the result of negotiations identifying countries with which agreements have not been reached and which have jurisdiction over companies believed to be engaged in the manufacture, marketing.