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105 STAT. 660 PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 (C) by striking out thereof "$700,000". "$500,000" and inserting in lieu SEC. 127. DENIAL OF CERTAIN VISAS. (a) AMENDMENT TO STATE DEPARTMENT BASIC AUTHORITIES ACT. — The State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 is amended by adding after section 50 the following new section: " DENIAL OF VISAS 22 USC 2723. " SEC. 51. (a) REPORT TO CONGRESS. —The Secretary shall report, on a timely basis, to the appropriate committees of the Congress each time a consular post denies a visa on the grounds of terrorist activities or foreign policy. Such report shall set forth the name and nationality of each such person and a factual statement of the basis for such denial. "(b) LIMITATION.—Information contained in such report may be classified to the extent necessary and shall protect intelligence sources and methods. "(c) APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES. — For the purposes of this section the term 'appropriate committees of the Congress' means the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate.". 8 USC 1182 note. SEC. 128. VISA LOOKOUT SYSTEMS. (a) VISAS.— The Secretary of State may not include in the Automated Visa Lookout System, or in any other system or list which maintains information about the excludability of aliens under the Immigration and Nationality Act, the name of any alien who is not excludable from the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, subject to the provisions of this section. (b) CORRECTION OF LISTS.— Not later than 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall— (1) correct the Automated Visa Lookout System, or any other system or list which maintains information about the excludability of aliens under the Immigration and Nationality Act, by deleting the name of any alien not excludable under the Immigration and Nationality Act; and Reports. (2) report to the Congress concerning the completion of such correction process. (c) REPORT ON CORRECTION PROCESS. — (1) Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State, in coordination with the heads of other appropriate Government agencies, shall prepare and submit to the appropriate congressional committees, a plan which sets forth the manner in which the Department of State will correct the Automated Visa Lookout System, and any other system or list as set forth in subsection (b). (2) Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall report to the appropriate congressional committees on the progress made toward completing the correction of lists as set forth in subsection (b). (d) APPLICATION.—Th is section refers to the Immigration and Nationality Act as in effect on and after June 1, 1991. (e) LIMITATION. —