(a) Denial of visas
  Except as otherwise provided in section 6091 of title 22, and
subject to subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary of State
may deny the issuance of a visa to any alien who - 
    (1) through the abuse of position, including a governmental or
  political party position, converts or has converted for personal
  gain real property that has been confiscated or expropriated, a
  claim to which is owned by a national of the United States, or
  who is complicit in such a conversion; or
    (2) induces any of the actions or omissions described in
  paragraph (1) by any person.
(b) Exceptions
  Subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to - 
    (1) any country established by international mandate through
  the United Nations; or
    (2) any territory recognized by the United States Government to
  be in dispute.
(c) Reporting requirement
  Not later than 6 months after October 21, 1998, and every 12
months thereafter, the Secretary of State shall submit to the
Speaker of the House of Representatives and to the chairman of the
Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a report, including - 
    (1) a list of aliens who have been denied a visa under this
  subsection; and
    (2) a list of aliens who could have been denied a visa under
  subsection (a) of this section but were issued a visa and an
  explanation as to why each such visa was issued.