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105 STAT. 688 PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 Government or would demonstrably impair the national security of the United States; or "(4) would disclose matters that are related solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the Department of State or are contained in personnel, medical, or similar files the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. "(c) REVIEW. — "(1) The Advisory Committee shall review— "(A) the State Department's declsissification procedures, "(B) all guidelines used in declassification, including those guidelines provided to the National Archives and Records Administration which are in effect on the date of enactment of this title, and "(C) by random sampling, records representative of all Department of State records published, issued, or otherwise prepared by the Department of State that remain classified after 30 years. "(2) In the event that the Secretary of State considers it necessary to deny access to records under paragraph (1)(C), the Secretary shall notify the Advisory Committee in writing, describing the nature of the records in question and the justification for withholding them. "(d) REPORTING REQUIREMENT.—The Advisory Committee shall annually submit to the Secretary of State a report setting forth its findings from the review conducted under subsection (c). "(e) REPORT TO CONGRESS. —Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this title, the Secretary of State shall prepare and submit a written report to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate on factors relevant to compliance with this section, and the procedures to be used for implementing the requirements of this section. 22 USC 4355. "SEC. 405. RELATIONSHIP TO THE PRIVACY ACT AND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. "(a) PRIVACY ACT. —Nothing in this title may be construed as requiring the public disclosure of records or portions of records protected under section 552a of title 5, United States Code (relating to the privacy of personal records). " (b) FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.— "(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), no record (or portion thereof) shall be excluded from publication in the FRUS series under section 403, or exempted from the declassification requirement of section 404, solely by virtue of the application of section 552(b) of title 5, United States Code (relating to the exemption of certain matters from freedom of information requirements). "(2) Records described in section 222(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (relating to visa records) shall be excluded from publication in the FRUS series under section 403 and, to the extent applicable, exempted from the declassification requirement of section 404. 22 USC 4356. "SEC. 406. ADVISORY COMMITTEE. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT. —