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105 STAT. 672 PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 them, were involuntarily retired under section 607 after t June 2, 1990.

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(B) An examination of the contribution of Civil Service personnel to the fulfillment of the mission of the Department of State, including— (i) recommendations as to how the needs and stand-

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ing of such employees might be more fully recognized by the Department as full partners in the successful conduct of foreign policy; and (ii) recommendations as to how Civil Service positions may be better utilized or structured in the Department and abroad to enhance the institutional memory on evolving foreign policy issues. (C) A study of the management and practices at the United States Mission to the United Nations, taking into account the recommendations of recent reports of the Inspector General of the Department of State, (d) Definition.— As used in this section the term "appropriate committees of the Congress" means the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service of the House of Representatives. 22 USC 4012a. SEC. 151. FOREIGN NATIONAL EMPLOYEES SEPARATION PAY. (a) ESTABLISHMENT,—There is established in the Treasury of the United States a fund to provide separation pay for foreign national employees of agencies of the United States Government, other than the Department of Defense. (b) FUNDING. —There shall be deposited in such account— (1) all amounts previously obligated for accrued separation pay of foreign national employees of such agencies of the United States Government; and (2) amounts obligated for fiscal years after 1991 by such agencies for the current and future costs of separation pay of foreign national employees. (c) AVAILABILITY.— Amounts shall be deposited in the fund annually and are authorized to be available until expended. (d) EXPENDITURES FROM THE FUND. —Amounts deposited in the fund shall be available for expenditure to make separation pay- ments to foreign national employees in countries in which such pay is legally authorized. SEC. 152. LOCAL COMPENSATION PLANS FOR UNITED STATES CITIZENS RESIDING ABROAD. (a) AUTHORITY.—Section 408(a)(1) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3968(a)(1)) is amended— (1) in the first sentence, by inserting after "Service," the following: "United States citizens employed in the Service abroad who were hired while residing abroad,"; and (2) in the second sentence, by inserting after "wages" the following: "to United States citizens employed in the Service abroad who were hired while residing abroad and". (b) EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS.— Section 4080t)) of such Act is amended by inserting after "foreign nationals" the following: ", are United States citizens employed in the Service abroad who were hired while residing abroad,".