22 USC 7001 – Authorizations of appropriations for broadcasting capital improvements and international broadcasting operations
(a) Broadcasting capital improvements
In addition to such sums as may otherwise be authorized to be appropriated, there are authorized to be appropriated for “Department of State and Related Agency, Related Agency, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Broadcasting Capital Improvements” $65,000,000 for the fiscal year 2003.
(b) International broadcasting operations
(1) Authorization of appropriations
In addition to such sums as are otherwise authorized to be appropriated, there are authorized to be appropriated $34,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2001, 2002, and 2003 for “Department of State and Related Agency, Related Agency, Broadcasting Board of Governors, International Broadcasting Operations” for the purposes under paragraph (2).
(2) Uses of funds
In addition to other authorized purposes, funds appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be used for the following:
(A) To increase personnel for the program development office to enhance marketing programming in the People’s Republic of China and neighboring countries.
(B) To enable Radio Free Asia’s expansion of news research, production, call-in show capability, and web site/Internet enhancement for the People’s Republic of China and neighboring countries.
(C) VOA enhancements, including the opening of new news bureaus in Taipei and Shanghai, enhancement of TV Mandarin, and an increase of stringer presence abroad.
Terms Used In 22 USC 7001
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.