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Document Metadata REGISTRATION NUMBER=2521 REGISTRANT NAME=MASAOKA & ASSOCIATES, INC. ALIAS=Masaoka-Ishikawa & Associates, Inc., Mike Masaoka Associates, Inc. SUPP
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LEMENTAL END DATE=1977-08-01 DOING BUSINESS AS=Japan-U.S. News & Communications DOCUMENT TYPE=Supplemental Statement SHORT FORM NAME=N/A SHORT FORM REGISTRATION DATE=N/A SHORT FORM STATUS=N/A SHORT FORM TERMINATION DATE=N/A FOREIGN PRINCIPAL NAME=N/A FOREIGN PRINCIPAL COUNTRY=N/A FP STATUS=N/A FP REGISTRATION DATE=N/A FP TERMINATION DATE=N/A REGISTRANT STATUS=Active REGISTRATION DATE=1974-06-19 REGISTRANT TERMINATION DATE=N/A DATE STAMPED=1977-08-01 The Department of Justice recognizes that some of the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) documents are in some cases not in an accessible format. If you have a disability and the format of any material on the site interferes with your ability to access some information, please email the Department of Justice at fara.public@usdoj.gov. To enable us to respond in a manner that will be of most help to you, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, your preferred format (electronic format (ASCII, etc.), standard print, large print, etc.), key information regarding the information you are requesting. -2- 4- Have any persons become partners, officers, directors or similar officials during this 6 month reporting period? DYCS No If yes, furnish the following information: Residence . . . . . Date Name Address Citizenship Posztron Assumed 5. Has any person named in Item 4 rendered services directly in furtherance of the interests of any foreign principal? Yes No If yes, identify each such person and describe his services. .6. Have any employees or individuals other than officials, who have filed a short form registration statement, terminated their employment or connection with the registrant during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No If yes, furnish the following information: Name Position or connection Date terminated 7. During this 6 month reporting period, have any persons been hired as employees or in any other capacity by the registrant who rendered services to the registrant directly in furtherance of the interests of any foreign principal in other than a clerical or secretarial, or in a related or similar capacity? Yes No If yes, furnish the following information: Date connection began Position or connection Residence Name Address .and.? -3- ll - FOREIGN PRINCIPAL 8. Has your connection with any foreign principal ended during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No If yes, furnish the following information: Name of foreign principal Date 0/ Termination 9. Have you acquired any new foreign principalI during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No If yes, furnish following information: Name and address of foreign principal Date acquired 10. In addition to those named in Items 8 and 9, if any, list the foreign principalsl whom you continued to represent during the 6 month reporting period. Japan Trade Center (JTC) Takata onyo co., Ltd. (no) 1221 Avenue of the Americas No. 10 Mari Bldg? 28 amazon-Che new York, New York 10020 lishikuho, Shite, Hinato-Kn Towo, Japan 105 (See attached for additional names) Ill - 11. During this 6 month reporting period, have you engaged in any activities for or rendered any services to any foreign principal named in Items 8, 9, and 10 of this statement? Yes No I: If yes, identify each such foreign principal and describe in full detail your activities and services: t_h_e_ 1m ll?rade- Center continued to provide information on general trade 1m and the administration of such laws, fro- the' ?Federal Register", "Congressiom Record?, Federal Trade Commission, press releases and reports of the United States International Trade Om-ission, of the Office of the Federal Wit-ado Omission, of the Office of the Special Representatin for Trade logotiations, Depnt Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Gomerce, and from newspapers. "canines, and other publications. Of special importance in this period tree information from the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations and from the Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury and of State regarding color television receiver sets fro- Japan, iaported . footwear. dometic and imported automobiles, imported steel, consumer electronics and the developing trade policy and program of the Carter Adninistration. Tents Roam m, 933. (TKO), continued to provide general information on so?celled passive restraints, seat belts, and otherautcaaohile passenger protection from the National Hightray Traffic Safety ministration of the Department of Transpor- tation,fron "Federal Register" and press releases of the man and the DOT, especially the former. Introduced visiting President of rants Kono from Tokyo to Administrator of and with its Research Director. Confer-rad with Research 1The term ?foreign principal" includes, in addition to those defined in section 1(b) of the Act, an individual or organi- zation any of whosc activities are direcrly or indirectly supervised, subsidized in whole or in major part by a foreign government, foreign political party, foreign organization or foreign individual. (See Rule . A registrant who represents more than one foreign principal is required to list in the statements he files under the Act only those foreign principals for whom he is not entitled to claim exemption under Section 30! the Act. (See Rule 208.) -4- 12. Du ing this 6 month reporting period, have you on behalf ofany foreign principal engaged in political activ- ity as defined below? ch No If yes, identify each such foreign principal and describe in full detail all such politicalacrivity, indicat- ing, among other things, the relations, interests and policies sought to be influenced and the means em- ployed to achieve this purpose. If the registrant arranged, sponsored or delivered speeches, lectures or radio and TV broadcasts, give details as to dates,places of delivery, names ofspeakers and subject matter. For?tTKCuSee TKC Report, Item No. 11 For Jam?See JBTMA Report, Item No. 11 13. In addition to the above described activities, if any,have you engaged in activity on your own behalf which benefits any or all of your foreign principals? Yes No If yes, describe fully. Continued participating with the Trade Action Coordinating Committee and the Consumer Education Council on World Trade to promote freer trade principles, policies, end practices in legislation and in administration regulations and practices. Have continued to discuss the general subject of freer trade with Director of the Office of Maneganent and Budget, with the Assistant to the President on Congressional Liaison and his staff assistant, with the Deputy Assistant Secretaries handling these matters in the Departments of State, Treasury, Comer-ea, labor, and Agriculture, and with the Special Representative for Trade negotiations and his assistants. Have also continued to discuss this subject with Congressmen Al till-an of Oregon, Abner Hiltva of Illinois, Sam Gibbons of Florida, Jones Cor-an, Philip Burton, 3. F. Sink, and Roman Minets of California, Morris Udall and John Rhodes of Arizona, Thomas Foley of Washington, and James Wright of Texas; also with Senators Barry Goldwater and Dennis DeConcini of Arizona, Herman Tainadge of Georgia, Robert Dole of Kenny Alan Cranston and S. I. Hayakava of California, Daniel Insure and Spark butsunaga of Hawaii, Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut, Russell long of Imaisiana, and Jacob Javits of New York. 2 The term "political activities" means the dissemination of political propaganda and any other activrty which the person engaging therein believes will, or which he intends to, prevail upon, indoctrinate, convert, induce, persua?de, or in any other way influence any agency or official of the Government of the United States or any section ?of' the public Within the United States with reference to formulating, adopting, or changing the domestic or foreign politics of the United States or with reference to the political or public policies, or relations of a government of a foreign country or a foreign political party. -5- IV - FINANCIAL INFORMATION 14. RECEIPTS - MONIES During this 6 month reporting period, have you received from any foreign principal named in Items 8, 9 and 10 of this statement, or from any other source, for or in the interests ofany such foreign principal, any contributions, income or money either as compensation or otherwise? Yes No If yes, set forth below in the required detail and separately'for each foreign principal an account of such monies. 3 Date From Whom Purpose Amount April 6, 1977 TKC Retainer and $3,206.00 May h, 1977 TKO 1,523.70 June 8, 1977 1.610.1i0 July 5, 1977 TKC 1,507.21: August 5, 1977 TKC 1,580.06 Total '0 14. RECEIPTS - THINGS OF VALUE During this 6 month reporting period, have you received any thing of value4 other than money from any foreign principal named in Items 8, 9 and 10 of this statement, or from any other source, for or in the interests of any such foreign principal? Yes No E, If yes, furnish the following information: Name of Date Description 0/ [oreign principal received thing of value Pu?Pose 3A registrant is required to file an Exhibit if he collects or receives contributions, loans, money, or other things of vzlue for a foreign principal, as part of a fund raising campaign. See Rule 201(e). Things of value include but are not limited to gifts, interest free loans, expense free travel, favored stock pur- chases, exclusive rights, favored treatment over competitors, "kickbacks," and the like. 15. DISBURSEMENTS - MONIES During this 6 month reporting period, have you (1) disbursed or expended monies in connection with activity on behalf ofany foreign principal named in Items 8, 9 and 10 of this statement? (2) transmitted monies to any such foreign principalyes, set forth below in the required detail and separately for each foreign principal an account of such monies, including monies transmitted, if any, to each foreign principal. Date To Whom Every 35 month Mary Tod: Albert Yemede. Every 31 month Mary Tode Albert remade. Every kamonth Mary Todn Albert famed?. Every 1/2 month pay period ?Totel for six month period Purpose Amount JTC Secretarial $300* $3,600" Clerical, 1300* Po?take end Telex 200 TKO Secretarial 200* 2,1s00" Clericel, Research hoo' h.800?* Postage. and Telex has Expenses, Statement 1,800 Enterteirment. Dir/?re. J. Tekete. 182 visiting JBTMA Secretarial 200' 2,1500" Clerical, 1:00! 15,800" Peetege end Telex 250 Stetuente 15,000 Travel Expenses 1,336 Total $30,993 15. DISBURSEMENTS . THINGS OF VALUE During this 6 month reporting period, have you disposed of anything of value5 other than money in furtherance of or in connection with activities on behalf of any foreign principal named in items 8, 9 and 10 of this statement? Yes No If yes, furnish the following information: On behalf of Descriptioa Date Name of person what fore' of tbin of P117 ose disposed to whom given lg? principal value DISBURSEMENTS - POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS During this 6 month reporting period, have you from your own funds and on your own behalf either directly or through any other person, made any contributions of money or other: things of value5 in connection with an election to any political office, or in connection with any primary election, con- vention, or caucus held to select candidates for political office? Yes No El If yes, furnish the following information: Name of ?5 Amount or (lung . Name of Date of value pailflca? candidate organization March 29, 1977 $100 Minute For Congress Committee Norman I. Mineta, (Debt Eran:- 13th District. California May 10, 1977 500 Democratic Congressional Dinner MAY 17, 1977 100 Friends of Judge Harutani William thrutani - POLITICAL PROPAGANDA (Section 1(j) of the Act defines "political propaganda? as including any oral, visual, graphic, written, pictorial, or other communication or eitpression by any person (1) which is reasonably adapted to, or which the person disseminating the same believes will, or which he intends to, prevail upon, indoctrinate, convert induce, or in any other way influence a recipient or any section of the public within the United States with reference to the political or public interests, policies, or relations of a government of a foreign country or a foreign political party or with reference to the foreign policies of the United States or promote in the United States racial, religious, or social dissensions, or (2) which advocates, advises, instigates, or promotes any racial, social, political, or religious disorder, civil riot, or other conflict involving the use of force or vio- lence in any other American republic or the overthrow of any government or political subdivision of any other American republic by any means involving the use of force or violence.) 16. During this 6 month reporting period, did you prepare, disseminate or cause to be disseminated any polit- ical propaganda as defined above? Yes No IF YES, RESPOND TO THE REMAINING ITEMS IN THIS SECTION V. 17. Identify each such foreign principal. 5 Things of value include but are not limited to gifts, interest free loans, expense free travel, favored stock pur- chases, exclusive rights, favored treatment over competitors, "kickbacks," and the like. .3- 18. During this 6 month reporting period, has any foreign principal established a budget or allocated a speci? fied sum of money to finance your acrivities in preparing or disseminating political propaganda? Yes No If yes, identify each such foreign principal, specify amount, and indicate for what period of time. 19. During this 6 month reporting period, did your activities in preparing, disseminating or causing the disem- ination of political propaganda include the use of any of the following: Radio or TV broadcasts DMagazine or newspaper [3 Motion picture films El Letters or telegrams articles Advertising campaigns [:IPress releases Pamphlets or other DLectutes or publications speeches Other (specify) 20. During this 6 month reporting period, did you disseminate or cause to be disseminated political propa- ganda among any of the following groups: Public Officials [3 Newspapers . '3 Libraries Legislators Editors '3 Educational institutions Government agencies [3 Civic groups or associations El Nationality groups Other (Specify) Pre ed stat Item lo. 11 21. What language was used in this political propaganda: English [3 Other (specify) 22. Did you file with the Registration Section, Department of Justice, two copies of eachitem of political prop- aganda material disseminated or caused to be disseminated during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No Enclosed with report. 23. Did you label each item of such political propaganda material with the statementrequired by Section 4(b) of the Act? Yes No 24. Did you file with the Registration Section, Department of Justice, a Dissemination Report for each item of such political propaganda material as required by Rule 401 under the Act? Yes No Vl - EXHIBITS AND ATTACHMENTS 25. EXHIBITS A AND Have you filed for each of the newly acquired foreign principals in Item 9 the following: Exhibit A6 Yes No Exhibit 37 Yes No If no, please attach the required exhibit. Have there been any changes in the Exhibits A and previously filed for any foreign principal whom you represented during this six month period? Yes No El If yes, have you filed an amendment to these exhibits? Yes No If no, please attach the required amendment. 6 The Exhibit A, which is filed on Form OED-67 (Formerly sets forth the information required to be disclosed concerning each foreign principal. 7 The Exhibit B,which is filed on Form OED-65 (Formerly sets forth the information concerning the agreement or understanding between the registrant and the foreign principal. 26. EXHIBIT If you have previously filed an Exhibit C8, state whether any changes therein have occurred during this 6-month reporting period. Yes No If yes, have you filed an amendment to the Exhibit Yes No If no, please attach the required amendment. 27. SHORT FORM REGISTRATION STATEMENT Have short form registration statements, been filed by all of the persons named in Items 5 and 7 of the supplemental statement? YES El N0 Not applicable If no, list names of persons who have not filed the required statement. The undersigned swear(s) or affirm(s) that he has (they have) read the information set forth in this reg- istration statement and the attached exhibits and that he is (they are) familiar with the contents thereof and that such contents are in their entirety true and accurate to the best of his (their) knowledge and belief, ex- cept that the undersigned make(s) no representation as to the truth or accuracy of the information contained in attached Short Form Registration Statement, if any, insofar as such information is not within his (their) his (their) personal knowledge. before a notary public or other person authorized to administer oaths by the agent, if the registrant is an individual, or by a ma- jority of those partners, officers, directors or persons perfortning similar functions who are in the United States, if the registrant is an organization.) this (Type or print name under eacb signature) (Both copies of this statement shall be signed and sworn to Subscribed and sworn to before September 19 was, (Signature of notary or other officer) Barbara A. Regan 8 The Exhibit C, for which no printed form is provided, consi Mg Commission Expires july Ill-.1979, of a true copy of the charter, articles of incorpora- tion, association, constitution, and bylaWS of a registrant that is an organization. (A waiver of the requirement to file an Exhibit may be obtained for good cause shown upon written application to the Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, Internal Security Section, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 20530. II - Foreign Principal 10. Japan Binocular Manufacturers Association (JBMA) Ohyama~Kana1~Cho, Itabsshi-Kn Tokyo. Japan Japan Telescopes Manufacturers Association (JTMA) Samaraddress as (JBMA) 0 Activities 11. Director three times, testified orally on April 28 before DOT Secretary Brock Adams on seat belts, discussed DOT's June 30. 1977. announcement of passive restraint standards with Research Director twice. met with staff directors of the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, and of the Senate Commerce, Science. and Transportation Committee's Consumer Subcommittee, and testified before the Senate Subcommittee on September 8 and before the House subcommittee on September 12. submitting copies of the enclosed statements to these Subcommittees. Met with President of the American Safety Belt Council on three occasions to solicit his cooperation for seat belts. Testimony before the House subcommittee was on H. Con. Res. 31 and before the Senate Subcommittee S. Con. Res. 23573- Japan Binocular Manufacturers Association (JBMA) and thg_g?pgg_Telescopes Manufacturers Association (JTMA), Jointly referred to as the Japan Binoculars and Telescopes Manufacturers Associations (JBTMA), conferred with Congressman Abner Mikva of Illinois and persuaded him.to introduce H. R. 5203, to suspend the tariffs on binoculars and.telescOpes, and with Senator Spark.Matsunaga of Hawaii to introduce S. 1519, fer the same purpose, on March 19 and May 9, respectively. Met with their respective staff assistants on trade matters three times each and with the staff directors of the House ways and Means Committee and of the Senate Finance Committee once each. Visited California to meet with various importers of Japanese optical instruments
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