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PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 695 operations of the democratic form of government of the United States. (b) GRANTS.— The Director of the United States Information Agency is authorized to make grants to the Claude and Mildred Pepper Scholarship Program of the Washington Workshops Foundation to carry out the purpose specified in subsection (a). (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—T here are authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1992 to carry out this section, of which not more than $500,000 is authorized to be available for obligation or expenditure during that fiscal year. Amounts appropriated pursuant to this subsection are authorized to be available until expended. SEC. 211. PROGRAM REVIEW OF NED. (a) ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. — In addition to amounts authorized to be appropriated under section 201(3), after the submission of the report under subsection 0^), there are authorized to be appropriated for the National Endowment for Democracy $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992. (h) REPORTING REQUIREMENT. —The National Endowment for Democracy shall submit to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Speaker of the House of Representatives a comprehensive report concerning the actions of the National Endowment for Democracy and certain grantees (the Free Trade Union Institute, the Center for International Private Enterprise, the National Republican Institute for International Affairs, and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs) to comply with the recommendations of the General Accounting Office report of March 1991, entitled "Promoting Democracy: National Endowment for Democracy's Management of Grants Needs Improvement". (c) GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE REPORT.— Not more than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives an evaluation of the actions taken by the National Endowment for Democracy and certain grantees to comply with the General Accounting Office report of March 1991. (d) ANNUAL AUDIT.—Section 504(g) of the National Endowment for Democracy Act (22 U.S.C. 4413) is amended by striking out "may also" and inserting in lieu thereof "shall". (e) SENSE OF CONGRESS ON PRIVATE DONATIONS. — It is the sense of the Congress that the National Endowment for Democracy should make every effort to solicit private contributions to realize the purposes of the Endowment as set forth in section 502(b) of the National Endowment for Democracy Act. SEC. 212. USIA GRANTS. 22 USC 1475h. (a) COMPETITIVE GRANT PROCEDURES. — Except as provided in subsection (b), the United States Information Agency shall work to achieve full and open competition in the award of grants. (b) EXCEPTIONS. —The United States Information Agency may award a grant under procedures other than competitive procedures when— (1) a grant is made under the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (commonly known as the Fulbright- Hays Act) or any statute which expressly authorizes or requires that a grant be made with a specified entity;