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105 STAT. 704 PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty for the Kurdish people. Such surrogate home service for the Kurdish people shall broadcast not less than 2 hours a day, SEC. 235. REPORTS ON THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING. (a) REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING. — Not later than 15 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives the report of the Policy Coordinating Committee on International Broadcasting. (b) REPORT ON UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT BROADCASTING.— The President's Task Force on United States Government International Broadcasting shall submit to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives a complete text of its report to the President on United States Government Broadcasting. PART D—BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING SEC. 241. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 8(a)(1) of the Board for International Broadcasting Act of 1973 (22 U.S.C. 2877(a)(1)) is amended to read as follows: "(1) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out the purposes of this Act and the Inspector General Act of 1978— " (A) $212,491,000 for fiscal year 1992 and $221,203,000 for fiscal year 1993 (at April 2, 1991 exchange rates) and such additional amounts for each such fiscal year as may be necessary to offset adverse fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; and "(B) such additional amounts for any fiscal year as may be necessary for increases in salary, pay, retirement, and other employee benefits authorized by law.". (b) BUDGET ACT COMPUANCE.— Section 8(a) of such Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(4) The authorities of paragraph (1) may be exercised only in such amounts and to such extent as provided for in advance in an appropriations Act.". SEC. 242. BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING ACT. Section 8(b) of the Board for International Broadcasting Act of 1973 (22 U.S.C. 2877) is amended to read as follows: "(b) Beginning with fiscal year 1983, any amount appropriated under subsection (a)(1), which, because of upward fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, is in excess of the amount necessary to maintain the budgeted level of operation for RFE/RL, Incorporated, shall be cer^^ified to the Congress by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and shall— "(1) be placed in reserve in a separate account in the Treasury only for the purpose of offsetting future downward fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates in order to maintain the level of operations authorized for each fiscal year; or