US State Code:United States CodeTITLE 22 - FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE


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The Secretary of State may grant and issue passports, and cause passports to be granted, issued, and verified in foreign countries by diplomatic and consular officers of the...


No passport shall be granted or issued to or verified for any other persons than those owing allegiance, whether citizens or not, to the United States. ...


Before a passport is issued to any person by or under authority of the United States such person shall subscribe to and submit a written application which shall contain a true...


There shall be collected and paid into the Treasury of the United States a fee, prescribed by the Secretary of State by regulation, for the filing of each application for a...


Whenever a fee is erroneously charged and paid for the issue of a passport to a person who is exempted from the payment of such a fee by section 214 of this title, the Department...


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A passport shall be valid for a period of ten years from the date of issue, except that the Secretary of State may limit the validity of a passport to a period of less than ten...


All persons who shall be authorized to grant, issue, or verify passports, shall make return of the same to the Secretary of State, in such manner and as often as he shall require;...


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As used in this Act - (1) the term ''members of a mission'' means - (A) the head of a mission and those members of a mission who are members of the diplomatic...


With respect to a nonparty to the Vienna Convention, the mission, the members of the mission, their families, and diplomatic couriers shall enjoy the privileges and...


The President may, on the basis of reciprocity and under such terms and conditions as he may determine, specify privileges and immunities for the mission, the members of the...


(a) It is the sense of the Congress that the numbers, status, privileges and immunities, travel, accommodations, and facilities within the United States of official representatives...


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Any action or proceeding brought against an individual who is entitled to immunity with respect to such action or proceeding under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations,...


(a) Compliance with regulations Each mission, members of the mission and their families, and individuals described in section 19 of the Convention on Privileges and Immunities...


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Whenever it is stipulated by treaty or convention between the United States and any foreign nation that the consul general, consuls, vice consuls, or consular or commercial agents...


In all cases within the purview of section 256 of this title the consul general, consul, or other consular or commercial authority of such foreign nation charged with the...


If, on such examination, it is made to appear that the person so arrested is a citizen of the United States, he shall be forthwith discharged from arrest, and shall be left to...


The district courts and the United States magistrate judges shall have power to carry into effect, according to the true intent and meaning thereof, the award or arbitration or...


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It is declared to be the policy of the United States to adjust and settle its international disputes through mediation or arbitration, to the end that war may be honorably avoided....


The Executive shall not extend or accept any invitation to participate in any international congress, conference, or like event, without first having specific authority of law to...


(a) Prohibition The United States shall not become a party to any new international criminal tribunal, nor give legal effect to the jurisdiction of such a tribunal over any...


All financial contributions by the United States to the normal operations of the international organizations covered by this Act, which member states are obligated to...


No representative of the United States Government in any international organization hereafter shall make any commitment requiring the appropriation of funds for a contribution by...


(a) Congressional findings It is the sense of the Congress that - (1) for humanitarian, economic, and political reasons, it is in the national interest of the United...


(a) Policy goals The United States Government, in connection with its voice and vote in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International...


It is the sense of the Congress that, where other means have proven ineffective in promoting international human rights, and except where the President determines that the cause of ...


The President shall direct the United States Executive Directors of such international financial institutions to take all appropriate actions to keep the salaries and benefits of...


The United States Government, in connection with its voice and vote in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association,...


The Congress declares it to be the policy of the United States, in connection with its voice and vote in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the...


(a) Congressional findings The Congress finds that there is a need for concerted international efforts to deal with the problems of malnutrition, low life expectancy,...


(a) Consultation with representatives of member countries The Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with representatives of other member countries of the International Bank for ...


The Secretary of the Treasury or his designee shall consult with the Chairman and the Ranking Minority Member of - (1) the Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs of the ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International...


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(a) Promotion, etc., by United States in connection with international financial institutions The United States Government, in connection with its voice and vote in...


(a) Congressional declaration of intent United States active participation in international financial institution activity is based on our national objective of furthering...


(a) Limitation Beginning three years after September 30, 1996, the Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each international...


(a) Limitation Beginning 1 year after September 30, 1996, the Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each international...


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The Congress finds that - (1) United States assistance to the multilateral development banks should promote sustainable use of natural resources and the protection of...


The Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of State, in cooperation with the Administrator of the Agency for International Development, shall vigorously promote mechanisms...


(a) Analysis by agencies, United States embassies and overseas missions of Agency for International Development; factors considered; affirmative investigation of...


The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development, shall create a system for...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the multilateral development banks to support the strengthening of educational programs...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each multilateral development bank to vigorously and continuously urge that each bank...


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(a) Assessment required before favorable vote on action (1) In general Beginning 2 years after December 19, 1989, the Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the...


The Congress hereby finds the following: (1) The financing of certain programs and projects by multilateral development banks has been of great concern insofar as...


The Secretary of the Treasury, after consultations with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior (to the extent appropriate) on markets and prices...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall take all appropriate steps to discourage multilateral development banks from financing projects which will result in the production...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund to use aggressively the voice and vote of the United States...


(a) In any negotiations concerning replenishment or an increase in capital for any multilateral development bank, the Secretary of the Treasury shall propose, as a principal point...


(a) Consideration of commitment to achieving certain goals (1) (FOOTNOTE 1) In general (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. No par. (2) has been enacted. The Secretary of...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund to use aggressively the voice and vote of...


(a) Establishment of guidelines; impact statements The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and ...


(a) Proposal for establishment; private involvement; projects or policies for alleviation of poverty and promotion of environmental protection The Secretary of...


(a) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; International Development Association; access of poor to formal sources of credit; identification and removal...


(a) Congressional declaration of policy Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that multilateral development banks should - (1) fully...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each multilateral development bank to initiate discussions with other executive directors of the ...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) the illicit narcotics epidemic currently afflicting the United States represents a direct threat to the well-being of ...


(a) Finding The Congress finds that a principal focus of United States Government policy in the multilateral development banks has been and should be to foster greater...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) voluntary debt-for-development swaps in heavily indebted developing nations can simultaneously facilitate reduction of the ...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) the heavy burden of debt borne by sub-Saharan governments undermines efforts by such governments to finance projects and ...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) improvement in the capacity of developing countries to measure and monitor regularly the nutritional and physical ...


(a) Finding The Congress finds that a principal focus of United States Government policy in the multilateral development banks has been and should be to foster greater...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director for each multilateral development bank to vigorously and continually advocate,...


(a) Directions to United States Executive Directors The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors of the multilateral development banks to - ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to initiate discussions with the...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the multilateral development banks to vigorously promote the adoption of policies and...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to propose, and...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to urge the bank to support an...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the multilateral development banks and of the International Monetary Fund to use the voices...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors of the international financial institutions (as defined in section 262r(c)(2) of this title) and...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Directors of the international financial institutions (as defined in section 262r(c)(2) of this title)...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States executive director of each international financial institution to use the voice and vote of...


(a) Action by the President If the President determines that a particular foreign country has taken or has committed to take actions that contribute to efforts of the...


For purposes of this title and titles XIV and XV - (1) the term ''multilateral development bank'' means the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the ...


(a) Improvement of the HIPC Initiative In order to accelerate multilateral debt relief and promote human and economic development and poverty alleviation in heavily indebted...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors at the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) and the...


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(a) In general The Chairman shall report annually to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and to the President of the United States on...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall transmit to the Congress, on a monthly basis, current copies of the Monthly Operating Summary of the International Bank for Reconstruction...


Not later than April 1 and October 1 of each year, the Administrator of the Agency for International Development, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce and other appropriate Federal agencies, shall prepare reports on the implementation...


(a) Reports Not later than October 1 of each year, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit to the Committees on Banking and Financial Services and on Ways and Means of...


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(a) Annual report on financial operations Beginning 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act (November 6, 2000), or October 31, 2000, whichever is later, and on October...


(a) Executive Directors The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each multilateral development bank to attach a high priority...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the multilateral development institutions to take all possible steps to ensure that...


(a) Appointment of Commercial Service Officers to serve with Executive Directors The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall appoint...


(a) Statement of policy It shall be the policy of the United States that no initiatives, discussions, or recommendations concerning the placement or removal of any...


The United States shall continue as an adhering member of the International Prison Commission and participate in the work of said commission. The Secretary of the Treasury...


The Attorney General is authorized to accept and maintain, on behalf of the United States, membership in the International Criminal Police Organization, and to designate...


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The sum of $3,000 a year is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support and maintenance of the permanent...


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The duly appointed representative of the United States on the permanent commission of the International Geodetic Association is granted authority to vote with the representatives...


The President is authorized to appoint delegates, who shall be officers of the National Ocean Survey, to attend the meetings of the International Geodetic Association whenever...


The President of the United States is requested to invite the Government of Great Britain to join in the formation of an international commission, to be composed of three members...


The salaries of the members on the part of the United States, of the International Joint Commission, established under the treaty of January 11, 1909, between the United States...


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Advances of money under the appropriation ''Boundary line, Alaska and Canada, and the United States and Canada'', may be made to the commissioner on the part of the United States...


Funds appropriated on and after September 30, 1996, or otherwise made available under this Act or any other Act may be expended for compensation of the United States Commissioner...


The President is authorized to maintain membership of the United States in the Permanent International Association of Road Congresses. ...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, an annual sum of $50 as a contribution on the part of the United...


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There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any sums in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, sums not exceeding $2,500 per annum to enable the United States to...


To enable the United States to become an adhering member of the Inter American Statistical Institute, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually, out of any money in...


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Funds appropriated to the Secretary of State for ''International Organizations and Conferences'' shall be available for the payment by the United States of its proportionate share...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the Government of the United States in (1) the Hague Conference on Private International Law and (2) the...


There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the payment by the United States of its proportionate share of the expenses of the Hague Conference...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State such sums as may be necessary, including contributions pursuant to the convention of July 5,...


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The President is authorized to accept membership for the Government of the United States of America in the International Labor Organization, which, through its general conference of ...


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There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State - (a) such sums as may be necessary for the payments by the United States of its share...


No person shall serve as representative, delegate, or alternate from the United States until such person has been investigated as to loyalty and security by the Director of the...


In order to meet the obligations of the United States as a member of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Department...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, in paying the annual share of the United States as an adhering member...


(a) Congressional findings The Congress hereby finds and declares that the international biological program, which was established under the auspices of the International...


(a) Full cooperation with international biological program The Congress calls upon all Federal departments and agencies and other persons and organizations, both public and...


To enable the United States to become a member of the International Hydrographic Bureau, and for the first annual contribution of the United States toward the creation and ...


Not to exceed $45,000 annually of the funds appropriated for rivers and harbors shall be available for the support and maintenance of the Permanent International Commission of the ...


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On and after June 30, 1958, Senate delegates to Conferences of the Interparliamentary Union shall be designated by the Presiding Officer of the Senate. Not less than two Senators...


Each chairman or senior member of the House of Representatives and Senate group or delegation of the United States group or delegation to the Interparliamentary Union, the...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the Executive Directors and Directors and their alternates, representing the United States in the International Monetary Fund,...


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Not less than 180 days after October 28, 1991, and each year thereafter, the Secretary of State shall submit a report to the Congress concerning each international organization...


Not to exceed twenty-four Members of Congress shall be appointed to meet jointly and at least annually and when Congress is not in session (except that this restriction shall...


An appropriation of $150,000 annually is authorized, $75,000 of which shall be for the House delegation and $75,000 for the Senate delegation, or so much thereof as may be...


The United States group of the Canada-United States Interparliamentary group shall submit to the Congress a report for each fiscal year for which an appropriation is made...


The certificate of the Chairman of the House delegation or the Senate delegation of the Canada-United States Interparliamentary group shall hereafter be final and conclusive upon...


Not to exceed twenty-four Members of Congress shall be appointed to meet jointly and at least annually with representatives of the Chamber of Deputies and Chamber of Senators of...


An appropriation of $120,000 annually is authorized, $60,000 of which shall be for the House delegation and $60,000 for the Senate delegation, or so much thereof as may be...


The United States group of the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary group shall submit to the Congress a report for each fiscal year for which an appropriation is made...


The certificate of the Chairman of the House delegation or the Senate delegation of the Mexico-United States Interparliamentary group shall on and after April 9, 1960 be final...


(a) Establishment and meetings Not to exceed 24 Members of Congress shall be appointed to meet annually and when the Congress is not in session (except that this restriction...


(a) Establishment In accordance with the allocation of seats to the United States in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in...


There is established in the Department of the Army a board to be known as the Trustees of the Kermit Roosevelt Fund, whose duty it shall be properly to administer all money...


The board is authorized to accept from Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt such money and property as she may tender, to receipt therefor on behalf of the United States, and to deposit the funds...


The board is also authorized to accept, receive, hold, and administer gifts, bequests and devises of money, securities, or other property, whether real or personal, from any...


The income from any property held or administered by the board, as and when collected, shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the trust...


The board shall have all the usual powers of a trustee in respect to all property administered by it, but the members of the board shall not be personally liable, except...


The President is authorized to designate the American Commissioner on the International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico, or other Federal agency, to cooperate with a ...


The Secretary of State, acting through the American Commissioner, International Boundary Commission, United States and Mexico, is further authorized to conduct technical and...


(a) Construction, operation, maintenance, and supervision; sewage interceptor system The President is further authorized (1) to construct any project or works which may...


In order to carry out the provisions of sections 277 to 277d of this title, the President, or any Federal agency he may designate is authorized, (a) in his discretion, to enter...


Any moneys contributed by or received from the United Mexican States for the purpose of cooperating or assisting in carrying out the provisions of sections 277 to 277d of this...


The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (herein referred to as...


The United States Commissioner is authorized to construct, equip, and operate and maintain all access roads, highways, railways, power lines, buildings, and facilities necessary...


There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for the use of the Commission, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may...


The United States Commissioner, in order to comply with the provisions of articles 12 and 23 of the treaty of February 3, 1944, between the United States and Mexico, relating to...


Funds heretofore appropriated to the Department of State under the heading ''International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico'' shall be available for...


The Secretary of State is authorized, notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the conditions provided in this section and section 277d-7 of this title, to enter...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, such sums as may be necessary to...


The Secretary of State is authorized, subject to the conditions provided in this section and section 277d-9 of this title, to enter into an agreement with the appropriate official...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the United States section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, such sums as may be necessary to...


The Secretary of State is authorized, notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the conditions provided in this section and section 277d-11 of this title, to...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the United States section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, such sums as may be necessary to...


On and after June 20, 1956, in addition to the funds available under the appropriation ''Rio Grande emergency flood protection'', the United States Commissioner is authorized...


The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is hereby authorized to conclude...


If agreement is concluded pursuant to section 277d-13 of this title for the construction of a major international storage dam the Secretary of State, acting through the United...


If a dam is constructed pursuant to an agreement concluded under the authorization granted by section 277d-13 of this title, its operation for conservation and release of...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for the use of the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States...


In connection with the convention between the United States of America and the United Mexican States for the solution of the problem of the Chamizal, signed August 29, 1963,...


(a) In general The United States Commissioner is authorized to construct, operate, and maintain all works provided for in said convention and sections 277d-17 to 277d-25 of...


The United States Commissioner, under regulations approved by the Secretary of State, and upon application of the owners and tenants of lands to be acquired by the United States...


Application for reimbursement or compensation under section 277d-19 of this title shall be submitted to the Commissioner within either one year from the date of acquisition or...


The Commissioner, in rendering an award in favor of any claimant under section 277d-19 of this title, may, as part of such award, determine and allow reasonable attorneys' fees...


Payments to be made as herein provided shall be in addition to, but not in duplication of, any payments that may otherwise be authorized by law. The means employed to acquire...


No amount received as an award under subsection a. and subsections b. (1) and (3) of section 277d-19 of this title shall be included in gross income for purposes of chapter 1 of...


As used in sections 277d-17 to 277d-25 of this title, the term ''land'' shall include interests in land, and the term ''fair value'' shall mean fair value of the interest acquired....


There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for the use of the United States section of said Commission not to exceed $44,900,000 to carry out the provisions...


The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is authorized to conclude, with...


The United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is authorized to carry out those measures agreed upon for execution by...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for use of the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, not...


For the purposes of facilitating and implementing operation and maintenance of the international Rio Grande canalization project, the United States Commissioner,...


The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is authorized, notwithstanding any...


To defray costs that accrue to the United States under the agreement or agreements referred to in section 277d-30 of this title for the construction, operation, and maintenance...


The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, is hereby authorized to conclude...


Pursuant to the agreement concluded under the authority of section 277d-32 of this title, the United States Commissioner is authorized to construct, operate, and maintain the...


In connection with the treaty between the United States of America and the United Mexican States to resolve pending boundary differences and maintain the Rio Grande and the...


The Commissioner is authorized - (1) to construct, operate, and maintain all works provided for in the treaty and title I of this Act; (2) to enter into contracts...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Commissioner is authorized to dispose of by warranty deed, or otherwise, any land acquired by him on behalf of the United States,...


When a determination must be made under the treaty whether to permit a new channel to become the boundary, or whether or not to restore a river to its former channel, or...


Land acquired or to be acquired by the United States of America in accordance with the provisions of the treaty, including the tract provided for in section 277d-39 of this...


Upon transfer of sovereignty from Mexico to the United States of the 481.68 acres of land acquired by the United States from Mexico near Hidalgo-Reynosa, administration over...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for the use of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission, United States...


The Secretary of State, acting through the Commissioner, is hereby authorized to conclude with the appropriate official or officials of the Government of Mexico an agreement for a ...


If an agreement is concluded pursuant to section 277d-41 of this title, the Commissioner is authorized to construct, operate, and maintain flood control works located in the...


In sections 277d-43 to 277d-46 of this title, the following definitions apply: (1) Administrator The term ''Administrator'' means the Administrator of the ...


(a) Secondary treatment (1) In general Subject to the negotiation and conclusion of a new Treaty Minute or the amendment of Treaty Minute 283 under section ...


(a) Congressional statement In light of the existing threat to the environment and to public health and safety within the United States as a result of the river and...


There is authorized to be appropriated a total of $156,000,000 for fiscal years 2001 through 2005 to carry out sections 277d-43 to 277d-46 of this title. Such sums shall...


The Secretary of State is authorized to lease any land heretofore or hereafter acquired under any Act, Executive order, or treaty in connection with projects, in whole or in...


The Secretary of State, with the approval of the President, shall designate the features of the Valley Gravity Canal and Storage Project which he deems international in character,...


(a) In general The Secretary of State, acting through the United States Commissioner, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico (hereafter in...


The Secretary of State, acting through the Commissioner, is authorized to act jointly with the appropriate representative of the Government of Mexico and to - (1)...


The Secretary of State shall consult with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and other concerned Federal, State, and local government officials in...


There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the United States to fund its share of the cost of the plans, construction, operation, and maintenance of...


(a) Authority The Commissioner of the United States section of the International Boundary and Water Commission may provide technical tests, evaluations, information, surveys,...


There is hereby authorized to be permanently appropriated for each year, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of not to exceed $2,000,000 to be paid...


The Gorgas Memorial Institute shall make to Congress, on April 1 of each year, a full report of the operation and work of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory during the fiscal year...


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The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (hereinafter referred to as...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be required for expenditure under the direction of...


In adopting this subchapter, it is the sense of the Congress that the Government of the United States should use its best efforts to bring about, as soon as practicable,...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall on behalf of the United States accept any amendment under paragraph 1 of article...


In adopting this subchapter the Congress does so with the understanding that paragraph 2 of article XIII does not authorize the Conference of the Organization to so modify...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the South Pacific Commission, created by the Agreement Establishing the South Pacific...


When used in this subchapter - (1) the term ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of State; (2) the term ''Government agency'' means any department, ...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated - (a) such (FOOTNOTE 1) sums as may...


The Secretary is authorized, when the Commission is desirous of obtaining the services of a person having special scientific or other technical or professional qualifications,...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Caribbean Commission, created by ''An agreement for the establishment of the...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated - (a) Not more than $142,000 annually...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the Government of the United States in, and to appoint the United States delegates and their alternates to, the...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated - (a) Such sums as may be necessary...


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The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the International Finance Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the ''Corporation''), provided...


The governor and executive director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the alternate for each of them, appointed under section 286a of this title,...


The provisions of section 286b of this title, shall apply with respect to the Corporation to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall on behalf of the United States (a) subscribe to additional shares of stock...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Corporation shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...


(a) Authority of Secretary of the Treasury The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to pay the subscription of the United States to the Corporation and for this purpose...


For the purpose of any action which may be brought within the United States or its Territories or possessions by or against the Corporation in accordance with the Articles...


The provisions of article V, section 5(d), and article VI, sections 2 to 9, both inclusive, of the Articles of Agreement of the Corporation shall have full force and effect in...


The United States Governor of the Corporation is authorized to agree to the amendments of the articles of agreement of the Corporation to remove the prohibition therein...


(a) The United States Governor of the Corporation is authorized - (1) to vote for an increase of five hundred and forty thousand shares in the authorized capital stock of...


(a) The United States Governor of the Corporation is authorized - (1) to vote for an increase of 650,000 shares in the authorized capital stock of the Corporation; and ...


(a) Exemption from securities laws; reports to Securities and Exchange Commission Any securities issued by the Corporation (including any guaranty by the Corporation,...


(a) Subscription authorized (1) In general The United States Governor of the Corporation may - (A) vote for an increase of 1,000,000 shares in the ...


The United States Governor of the Corporation may vote in favor of any increase in the capital stock of the Corporation that may be needed to accommodate the requirements of...


The United States Governor of the Corporation is authorized to agree to amendments to the Articles of Agreement of the Corporation that would - (1) amend Article II,...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Inter-American Development Bank (hereinafter referred to as the ''Bank''), provided for by...


(a) Governor and alternate governor The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a governor of the Bank and an alternate for the governor....


The provisions of section 286b of this title shall apply with respect to the Bank to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States, (a) subscribe to additional shares of stock...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Bank shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...


(a) Authorization of appropriations There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, for the purchase of thirty-five thousand shares of capital...


For the purpose of any action which may be brought within the United States, its Territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico by or against the Bank in...


The provisions of article X, section 4(c), and article XI, sections 2 to 9, both inclusive, of the agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its...


(a) Exempt securities; reports of Bank to Commission Any securities issued by the Bank (including any guarantee by the Bank, whether or not limited in scope) in connection...


...


The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized (1) to vote (A) for the increases in the authorized capital stock of the Bank under article II, Section 2, of...


(a) Establishment The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director to propose the establishment by the Board of Executive Directors of a...


(a) Capital stock of Inter-American Development Bank There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, for payment of the increased United States ...


(a) Authorization of vote; payment to Fund The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to vote in favor of the resolution entitled ''Increase of Resources of ...


(a) Authorization of vote; payment to Fund The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to vote in favor of the resolution entitled ''Increase of $1,200,000,000...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized (1) to vote for an increase in the authorized capital stock of the Bank under article II, section 2, of the...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to vote in favor of the two resolutions proposed by the Governors at their annual meeting in April 1970 and now...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to pay to the Fund for Special Operations two annual installments of $450,000,000 each in accordance with and subject to...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to agree to amendments to the provisions of the articles of agreement as provided in proposed Board of Governors...


The President shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Bank to vote against any loan or other utilization of the funds of the Bank for the benefit of any...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Bank to vote against any loan or other utilization of the funds of the Bank for the benefit...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to vote for three proposed resolutions of the Board of Governors entitled (a) ''Amendments to the Agreement Establishing the...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to agree to the amendments to article II, section 1(b) and article IV, section 3(b) of the Agreement Establishing the Bank,...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to agree to the amendments to article III, sections 1, 4, and 6(b) of the Agreement Establishing the Bank, as proposed by...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to vote in favor of two resolutions proposed by the Governors at a special meeting in July 1975, and now pending...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to vote for an additional increase of one hundred and eight thousand shares of $10,000 par value in the...


...


(a) Contents of proposed resolution The United States Executive Director of the Bank shall propose to the Board of Executive Directors of the Bank the adoption of a ...


(a) United States share The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to vote for two resolutions which were proposed by the Governors at a special meeting in December...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized on behalf of the United States to contribute to the Fund for Special Operations $70,000,000: Provided, however, That...


(a)(1) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to vote for resolutions - (A) which were proposed by the Governors at a special meeting in February 1983; ...


The United States Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank is hereby authorized to agree to and to accept the amendments to the Articles of Agreement in the proposed...


(a) Authority to vote for, and to subscribe and contribute to, increase in authorized capital stock of Bank and increase in resources of Fund for Special Operations ...


(a) In general The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank to propose and use the voice and vote...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) take all necessary steps to encourage the Bank to limit the aggregate value of the policy based loans made by the Bank (other ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Bank to enter into discussions with the management of the Bank and with other member...


(a) Authorization of contribution The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to contribute, and to make payment of, $500,000,000 to the Multilateral Investment Fund ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall direct the United States Executive Director of the Bank to use the voice and vote of the United States to support an increased focus on...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Inter-American Investment Corporation (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as...


The Governor and Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank, and the alternate for each of them, appointed under section 283a of this title, shall serve as Governor, ...


The provisions of section 286b of this title shall apply with respect to the Corporation to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction...


(a) (FOOTNOTE 1) Unless authorized by law, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States - (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. No subsec. (b)...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Corporation shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...


(a) Secretary of the Treasury as subscribing authority The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to subscribe on behalf of the United States to five thousand one hundred shares of ...


For the purposes of any civil action which may be brought within the United States, its territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the...


Article VI, section 4(c), and article VII, sections 2 to 9, both inclusive, of the agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and...


(a) Exempted securities Any securities issued by the Corporation (including any guarantee by the Corporation, whether or not limited in scope) in connection with the raising...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the International Development Association (hereinafter referred to as the ''Association''),...


The Governor and Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the alternate for each of them, appointed under section 286a of this title,...


The provisions of section 286b of this title, shall apply with respect to the Association to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States, (a) subscribe to additional funds under...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Association shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...


(a) Authorization of appropriations for subscription There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, for the subscription of the United States to the ...


For the purpose of any action which may be brought within the United States, its possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Association in accordance with...


The provisions of article VII, section 5(d), and article VIII sections 2 to 9, both inclusive, of the articles shall have full force and effect in the United States, its...


The United States Governor is hereby authorized (1) to vote in favor of the second replenishment resolutions providing for an increase in the resources of the Association, and (2)...


The United States Governor is hereby authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to contribute to the Association three annual installments of $320,000,000 each as...


The President shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Development Association to vote ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International...


(a) The United States Governor is hereby authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association four annual installments of $375,000,000 each as the...


...


(a) The United States Governor is authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association $2,400,000,000 as the United States contribution to the...


(a) The United States Governor is authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association $3,240,000,000 as the United States contribution to the...


(a) The United States Governor is hereby authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association $2,250,000,000 as the United States contribution to the seventh ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall pay to the Special Facility for Sub-Saharan Africa, administered by the Association, amounts appropriated pursuant to subsection (b) of...


(a) The United States Governor is hereby authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association $2,875,000,000 to the eighth replenishment of the resources...


(a) In general The United States Governor is hereby authorized to agree on behalf of the United States to pay to the Association $3,180,000,000 to the ninth replenishment of...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Asian Development Bank (hereinafter referred to as the ''Bank'') provided for by the...


(a) The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Governor of the Bank, an alternate for the Governor, and a Director of the Bank. (b)...


The policies and operations of the representatives of the United States on the Bank shall be coordinated with other United States policies in such manner as the President...


Unless the Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States, (a) subscribe to additional shares of stock...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Bank shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...


(a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, for the purchase of twenty thousand shares of capital stock of the Bank, $200,000,000. (b)...


For the purpose of any civil action which may be brought within the United States, its territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Bank...


The agreement, and particularly articles 49 through 56, shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth of Puerto...


(a) Any securities issued by the Bank (including any guarantee by the Bank, whether or not limited in scope) in connection with raising of funds for inclusion in the Bank's...


(a) Subject to the provisions of this subchapter, the United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Bank providing for a United...


(a) Development projects and programs The United States Special Resources shall be used to finance specific high priority development projects and programs in developing...


(a) The letters of credit provided for in section 285l of this title shall be issued to the Bank only to the extent that at the time of issuance the cumulative amount of the...


The United States Special Resources will be provided to the Bank in the form of a nonnegotiable, noninterest-bearing, letter of credit which shall be payable to the Bank at par...


The United States shall have the right to withdraw all or part of the United States Special Resources and any accrued resources derived therefrom under the procedures provided for...


For the purpose of providing United States Special Resources to the Bank there is hereby authorized to be appropriated $100,000,000, all of which shall remain available...


The President shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank to vote against any loan or other utilization of the funds of the Bank for the...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank to vote against any loan or other utilization of the funds of the...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to subscribe on behalf of the United States to thirty thousand additional shares of the capital stock of the Bank...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to agree to contribute on behalf of the United States $50,000,000 to the special funds of the Bank. This...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to subscribe on behalf of the United States to sixty-seven thousand and five hundred additional shares of the capital stock...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $180,000,000 to the Asian Development Fund, a special fund of the Bank:...


(a) United States share The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $378,250,000 to the Asian Development Fund, a...


It is the sense of the Congress that it is the policy of the United States that Taiwan (before January 1, 1979, known as the Republic of China) shall be permitted to retain...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $66,750,000 to the Asian Development Fund, a special fund of the Bank:...


(a) United States share (1) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to subscribe on behalf of the United States to one hundred twenty-three thousand three hundred...


(a)(1) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $520,000,000 to the Asian Development Fund, a special fund of the Bank. ...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $584,280,000 to the Asian Development Fund, a special Fund of the Bank,...


(a) Subscription authorized (1) The United States Governor of the Bank may subscribe on behalf of the United States to 35,230 additional shares of the capital stock of the...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the International Monetary Fund (hereinafter referred to as the ''Fund''), and in the...


(a) Governors and executive directors; term of office The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a governor of the Fund who shall also serve as a ...


(a) Establishment and composition In order to coordinate the policies and operations of the representatives of the United States on the Fund and the Bank and of all agencies...


...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall on behalf of the United States (a) request or consent to any change in the quota...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Fund or the Bank shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal...


The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to pay the balance of the subscription of the United States to the Fund not provided for in subsection (a) and to pay the subscription...


(a) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to request and consent to an increase of $1,375,000,000 in the quota of the United States under article III, section 2, of...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to vote for an increase of $1,000,000,000 in the authorized capital stock of the Bank under article II, section 2, of the...


(a) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to consent to an increase of $1,035,000,000 in the quota of the United States in the Fund. (b) In order to pay...


(a) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to consent to an increase of $1,540,000,000 in the quota of the United States in the Fund. (b) In order to pay...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized (1) to vote for an increase of $3,000,000,000 in the authorized capital stock of the Bank, and (2) if such increase...


The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to consent to an increase in the quota of the United States in the Fund equivalent to 1,705 million Special Drawing Rights. ...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized - (1) to vote for an increase of seventy thousand shares in the authorized capital stock of the Bank; and (2)...


The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to consent to an increase in the quota of the United States in the Fund equivalent to 4,202.5 million Special Drawing...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized - (1) to vote to increase by three hundred and sixty-five thousand shares the authorized capital stock of the Bank;...


(a) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to consent to an increase in the quota of the United States in the Fund equivalent to 5,310,800,000 Special Drawing...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized - (1) to vote for an increase of seventy thousand shares in the authorized capital stock of the Bank; and (2)...


(a) Increase authorized The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized - (1) to vote for an increase of 620,000 shares in the authorized capital stock of the...


The United States Governor of the Fund may consent to an increase in the quota of the United States in the Fund equivalent to 8,608,500,000 Special Drawing Rights, limited to...


(a) In general The United States Governor of the Fund may consent to an increase in the quota of the United States in the Fund equivalent to 10,622,500,000 Special...


(a) Limitation; balance of payments and reserve position considerations In order to carry out the purposes of the decisions of January 5, 1962, February 24, 1983, and...


Any purchases of currencies or gold by the United States from the International Monetary Fund may be transferred to and administered by the fund established by section 5302 of...


The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to agree to an amendment to the articles of agreement of the Bank to permit the Bank to make, participate in, or guarantee...


The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to accept the amendments to the Articles of Agreement of the Fund approved in resolution numbered 31-4 of the Board of...


The United States Governor of the Bank is hereby authorized to agree to and to accept the amendment to the Articles of Agreement in the proposed resolution entitled ''Amendment to...


The United States Governor of the Fund may agree to and accept the amendments to the Articles of Agreement of the Fund as proposed in the resolution numbered 45-3 of the Board...


The United States Governor of the Fund is directed to vote against the establishment of a Council authorized under Article XII, Section 1 of the Fund Articles of Agreement as...


(a) Availability of resources For the purpose of participation of the United States in the Supplementary Financing Facility (hereinafter referred to as the ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States executive director to seek to assure that no decision by the International Monetary Fund undermines or departs...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States executive director on the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund to initiate a wide consultation with...


...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the Executive Director of the United States to the International Monetary Fund to work in opposition to any extension of financial...


(a) Contribution authorized (1) In general Subject to paragraph (2), the United States Governor of the Fund may contribute $150,000,000 to the Interest Subsidy Account ...


The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to vote to approve the Fund's pledge to sell, if needed, up to...


(a) Required disclosure Whenever a request is made by the Fund to the United States as a member to furnish data under article VIII, section 5, of the Articles of Agreement of...


For the purpose of any action which may be brought within the United States or its Territories or possessions by or against the Fund or the Bank in accordance with the Articles...


The provisions of article IX, sections 2 to 9, both inclusive, and the first sentence of article VIII, section 2(b), of the Articles of Agreement of the Fund, and the provisions...


The governor and executive director of the Bank appointed by the United States are directed to obtain promptly an official interpretation by the Bank as to its authority to make...


(a) Official interpretation of authority of Fund The governor and executive director of the Fund appointed by the United States are directed to obtain promptly an official ...


(a) Congressional declaration of policy In the realization that additional measures of international economic cooperation are necessary to facilitate the expansion and ...


(a) Any securities issued by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (including any guaranty by the bank, whether or not limited in scope), and any securities...


The Securities and Exchange Commission acting in consultation with the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems is authorized to suspend...


The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Problems, is authorized to carry out the agreement...


For the purpose of carrying out the agreement dated December 6, 1945, between the United States and the United Kingdom, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to use as...


The President is hereby authorized (a) to accept the amendment to the articles of agreement of the International Monetary Fund (hereinafter referred to as the ''Fund''), attached...


(a) Special Drawing Rights Special Drawing Rights allocated to the United States pursuant to article XVIII of the Articles of Agreement of the Fund, and Special Drawing...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to issue to the Federal Reserve banks, and such banks shall purchase, Special Drawing Right certificates in such form and in...


(a) Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall on behalf of the United States vote to allocate in each basic period...


The provisions of article XXI(b) of the Articles of Agreement of the Fund shall have full force and effect in the United States and its territories and possessions when the...


(a) Formulation and design of programs The President shall instruct the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, and other appropriate Federal officials to use ...


...


It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of the Treasury and the United States Executive Director of the Fund shall encourage member countries of the Fund to negotiate a ...


It is the sense of the Congress that it is the policy of the United States that Taiwan (before January 1, 1979, known as the Republic of China) shall be granted appropriate...


It is the policy of the United States that the Palestine Liberation Organization should not be given membership in the Fund or be given observer status or any other official status...


It is the sense of the Congress that in providing assistance through loans or other means to any nation, in particular El Salvador and Nicaragua, the Fund and the Bank...


(a) In order to help assure that the resources provided under section 286e-1i of this title are used to support pro-growth policies which will help establish the economic conditions ...


(a) Sense of Congress It is the sense of the Congress that - (1) the lack of sufficient information currently available to allow members of the Fund to make sound...


The Congress hereby finds that Communist dictatorships result in severe constraints on labor and capital mobility and other highly inefficient labor and capital supply...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to propose and work for the adoption of a policy encouraging Fund members to...


(a) Economic adjustment programs (1) The President shall instruct the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, and other appropriate Federal officials, and shall...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund - (1) to oppose and vote against any Fund drawing by a member country where,...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to propose that the Fund adopt the following policies with respect to...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to propose and work for the adoption of Fund policies regarding the rate of...


(a) Promotion of fair trade as financial assistance policy (1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of each of the...


(a) Criteria The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to initiate...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) take all necessary steps to encourage the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to limit - (A) the...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to initiate discussions with...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to seek policy changes by the Fund, through formal initiatives and through...


(a) Policy changes within IMF The Secretary of the Treasury shall instruct the United States Executive Director of the Fund to promote regularly and vigorously in...


(a) Development by Fund of means to measure military spending (1) Position of the United States The United States Executive Director of the Fund shall use the voice and...


For the purpose of mobilizing the resources of the Fund in order to help reduce poverty and improve the lives of residents of poor countries and, in particular, to allow those...


It is the policy of the United States to work to implement reforms in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to achieve the following goals: (1) Short-term balance of...


(a) Appointment of representative; rank, status, and tenure; duties The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a representative of the...


The representatives provided for in section 287 of this title, when representing the United States in the respective organs and agencies of the United Nations, shall, at all...


(a) Periodic reports The President shall, from time to time as occasion may require, but not less than once each year, make reports to the Congress of the activities of the...


(a) Enforcement measures; importation of Rhodesian chromium Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, whenever the United States is called upon by the Security Council...


The President is authorized to negotiate a special agreement or agreements with the Security Council which shall be subject to the approval of the Congress by appropriate Act or...


(a) Armed forces details; supplies and equipment; obligation of funds; procurement and replacement of requested items Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law,...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary for...


The Secretary of State may, under such regulations as he shall prescribe, and notwithstanding section 3324(a) and (b) of title 31 and section 5536 of title 5: (1)...


(a) Requirement to obtain reimbursement (1) In general Except as provided in paragraph (2), the President shall seek and obtain in a timely fashion a commitment from...


...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the President, without fiscal-year limitation, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $100,000,000 for a loan...


The total amount of money that may be loaned to the United Nations pursuant to the authorization contained in section 287g of this title shall not exceed the aggregate amount of...


There shall be deducted from the annual payment of the assessed share of the United States of the budget of the United Nations an amount equal to the corresponding annual...


Nothing herein shall be regarded as authorizing the United States to participate in any future United Nations borrowing. It is the sense of the Congress that the United States...


The Congress expresses its satisfaction that the International Court of Justice has decided that the expenditures authorized in resolutions of the United Nations General...


It is the sense of the Congress that the United Nations should take immediate steps to give effect to the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (hereinafter referred to as...


The President by and with the consent of the Senate shall designate from time to time to attend a specified session or specified sessions of the General Conference of...


In fulfillment of article VII of the constitution of the Organization, the Secretary of State shall cause to be organized a National Commission on Educational, Scientific,...


Each such member of the National Commission must be an American citizen. ...


The National Commission shall call general conferences for the discussion of matters relating to the activities of the Organization, to which conferences organized bodies actively ...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated such sums as may be necessary for...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall on behalf of the United States approve any amendment under article XIII of...


In adopting this subchapter, it is the understanding of the Congress that the constitution of the Organization does not require, nor does this subchapter authorize, the disclosure...


For the purposes of this subchapter, the term ''international organization'' means a public international organization in which the United States participates pursuant to any...


International organizations shall enjoy the status, immunities, exemptions, and privileges set forth in this section, as follows: (a) International organizations shall, to...


Pursuant to regulations prescribed by the Commissioner of Customs with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, the baggage and effects of alien officers and employees...


International organizations shall be exempt from all property taxes imposed by, or under the authority of, any Act of Congress, including such Acts as are applicable solely to...


(a) Persons designated by foreign governments to serve as their representatives in or to international organizations and the officers and employees of such organizations, and...


(a) Notification to and acceptance by Secretary of State of personnel No person shall be entitled to the benefits of this subchapter, unless he (1) shall have been...


The privileges, exemptions, and immunities of international organizations and of their officers and employees, and members of their families, suites, and servants, provided for...


The provisions of this subchapter may be extended to the European Space Agency and to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (including any office established in the...


The provisions of this subchapter may be extended to the Organization of African Unity and may continue to be extended to the International Labor Organization and the United Nations ...


The International Committee of the Red Cross, in view of its unique status as an impartial humanitarian body named in the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and assisting in...


The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources shall be considered to be an international organization for the purposes of this subchapter and may...


Under such terms and conditions as he shall determine, the President is hereby authorized to extend, or to enter into an agreement extending, to the representatives of member...


Under such terms and conditions as he shall determine and consonant with the purposes of this section, the President is authorized to extend, or to enter into an agreement...


Under such terms and conditions as he shall determine and consonant with the purposes of this section, the President is authorized to extend to the Liaison Office of the...


For purposes of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288 and following), the International Development Law Institute shall be considered to be a...


(a) Application of International Organizations Immunities Act The provisions of the International Organizations Immunities Act (22 U.S.C. 288 et seq.) may be extended to the Hong...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the International Refugee Organization (hereinafter referred to as the ''Organization''),...


The President shall designate from time to time a representative of the United States and not to exceed two alternates to attend a specified session or specified sessions of...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State - (a) such sums, not to exceed $73,325,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1947,...


(a) Sums from the appropriations made pursuant to subsection (a) of section 289b of this title may be transferred to any department, agency, or independent establishment of...


...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the World Health Organization (hereinafter referred to as the Organization), the constitution of...


The President shall designate from time to time to attend a specified session or specified sessions of the World Health Assembly of the Organization not to exceed three delegates...


There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for contribution to the working capital fund of the organization the sum of $560,000 and as...


In adopting this subchapter the Congress does so with the understanding that, in the absence of any provision in the World Health Organization Constitution for withdrawal from the ...


In adopting this subchapter, the Congress does so with the understanding that nothing in the Constitution of the World Health Organization in any manner commits the United States...


The Congress of the United States, recognizing that the diseases of mankind, because of their widespread prevalence, debilitating effects, and heavy toll in human life, constitute...


There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the annual payment by the United States of its share of the expenses of the International Agency...


(a) Establishment There is created as an agency of the United States of America a body corporate to be known as the Inter-American Foundation (hereinafter in this section...


The President is hereby authorized to accept participation for the United States in the African Development Fund (hereinafter referred to as the ''Fund'') provided for by...


(a) The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Governor, and an Alternate Governor, of the Fund. (b) The Governor, or in his absence...


The provisions of section 286b of this title, shall apply with respect to the Fund to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development...


Unless Congress by law authorizes such action, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States: (a) agree to an increase in...


(a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated without fiscal year limitation, as the United States subscription, $25,000,000 to be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury to...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the President shall act as a depository for the Fund, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System shall...


For the purpose of any civil action which may be brought within the United States, its territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Fund...


The agreement, including without limitation articles 41 through 50, shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth...


The President shall instruct the United States Governor of the Fund to cause the Executive Director representing the United States in the Fund to cast the votes of the United...


...


(a) Payment of United States contribution; review of payment and voting structure with other donor nations The United States Governor is authorized to contribute on behalf ...


(a) United States share The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $125,000,000 to the Fund as the United...


(a)(1) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to contribute on behalf of the United States $150,000,000 to the Fund as the United States contribution to the...


(a)(1) The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to contribute $225,000,000 to the fourth replenishment of the resources of the Fund. (2) Any commitment to make...


(a) Contribution authorized The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to contribute $315,000,000 to the fifth replenishment of the resources of the Fund, except...


(a) Contribution authorized The United States Governor of the Fund is authorized to contribute $405,000,000 to the sixth replenishment of the resources of the Fund, except...


The Congress finds that - (1) social and economic development ultimately depends on the active participation of individuals within a society and on the enhancement...


(a) Establishment of Foundation There is established a body corporate to be known as the ''African Development Foundation'' (hereafter in this subchapter referred to as...


(a) Purposes of Foundation In order to enable the people of African countries to develop their potential, fulfill their aspirations, and enjoy better, more productive lives,...


(a) Types of programs; project limitations; dissemination of project insights (1) In order to carry out the purposes set forth in section 290h-2 of this title, the...


(a) General provisions The Foundation, as a corporation - (1) shall have perpetual succession unless dissolved by an Act of Congress; (2) may sue and be...


(a) Board of directors; membership; designation of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson; appointment considerations; term; vacancies (1) The management of the Foundation shall...


The Foundation shall be subject to the provisions of chapter 91 of title 31 applicable to wholly owned Government corporations. ...


Any authority provided by this subchapter involving the expenditure of funds (other than the funds made available pursuant to section 290h-8 of this title) shall be effective for...


There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subchapter, in addition to amounts otherwise available for that purpose, $3,872,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $3,872,000...


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The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the African Development Bank (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the ''Bank'') provided...


(a) Appointment; term; termination and reappointment The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Governor, an Alternate Governor, and a...


The Director or Alternate Director representing the United States, if citizens of the United States, may, in the discretion of the President, receive such compensation,...


The provisions of section 4 of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act (22 U.S.C. 286b) shall apply with respect to the Bank to the same extent as with respect to the International Bank...


(a) (FOOTNOTE 1) Unless authorized by law, neither the President, nor any person or agency, shall, on behalf of the United States - (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. No subsec. (b)...


Any Federal Reserve bank which is requested to do so by the Bank shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...


(a) Authorization of United States subscription to stock The President is authorized to agree to subscribe on behalf of the United States to twenty-nine thousand eight hundred...


For the purposes of any civil action which may be brought within the United States, its territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Bank...


Paragraph 5 of article 49, articles 50 through 59, and the other provisions of the agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and...


(a) Treatment as exempt securities; reports to Securities and Exchange Commission Any securities issued by the Bank (including any guarantee by the Bank, whether or...


(a) The United States Governor of the Bank is authorized to agree to subscribe on behalf of the United States to fifty-nine thousand, six hundred and thirty-two shares of the...


(a) Agreement with Government of India; program purposes The President is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Government of India for the establishment of a fund...


(a) Subject to applicable requirements concerning reimbursement to the Treasury for United States owned foreign currencies, the President may make available to the Fund, for use...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as...


The Governor and Alternate Governor of the Bank, appointed under section 286a of this title, shall serve as Governor and Alternate Governor, respectively, of the Agency. ...


Immediately after taking office and prior to the issuance by the Agency of its first guarantee, the United States Director of the Agency shall propose and actively seek the...


Consistent with the purposes of section 290k-2 of this title, the Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) instruct the United States Director to oppose, and to actively...


Recognizing that United States participation in the Agency represents an effort to enhance United States trade prospects and strengthen the role of the United States private sector...


The provisions of section 286b of this title shall apply with respect to the Agency to the same extent as with respect to the Bank and the International Monetary Fund. ...


Unless authorized by law, neither the President nor any person or agency shall, on behalf of the United States - (1) subscribe to additional shares of stock of the Agency; ...


Any Federal Reserve bank that is requested to do so by the Agency shall act as its depository or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...


(a) Authority of Secretary of the Treasury The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to subscribe on behalf of the United States to 20,519 shares of the capital stock of...


For the purposes of any civil action which may be brought within the United States, its territories or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, by or against the Agency...


Articles 43 through 48, inclusive, of the Convention shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,...


(a) An award of an arbitral tribunal resolving a dispute arising under Article 57 or Article 58 of the Convention shall create a right arising under a treaty of the United States....


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (in this subchapter referred to as the...


(a) Appointment The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Governor of the Bank, an alternate for the Governor, and a Director of the Bank. ...


Section 286b of this title shall apply to the Bank in the same manner in which such section applies to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the...


Any Federal Reserve Bank (FOOTNOTE 1) which is requested to do so by the Bank may act as its depository, or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal...


(a) Subscription authority (1) In general The Secretary of the Treasury may subscribe on behalf of the United States to 100,000 shares of the capital stock of the Bank. ...


(a) Jurisdiction The United States district courts shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction of any civil action brought in the United States by or against the Bank. ...


The Agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, upon acceptance of membership by the...


(a) Exemption from securities laws; reports to Securities and Exchange Commission Any securities issued by the Bank (including any guaranty by the Bank, whether or not...


During negotiations on the establishment of operational guidelines for the Bank, the Secretary of the Treasury shall - (A) consult on a regular and timely basis with the...


(a) Acceptance of membership The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the North American Development Bank (hereafter in this...


Article VIII of Chapter II of the Cooperation Agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth of Puerto...


(a) The President (1) The President may enter into an agreement with the Bank that facilitates implementation by the President of a program for community adjustment and...


For purposes of this subchapter, the term ''Border Environment Cooperation Agreement'' (referred to in this subchapter as the ''Cooperation Agreement'') means the November...


Not later than 30 days after November 29, 1999, the President shall appoint the United States members of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission, and shall attempt...


It should be the duty of the Commission - (1) to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment in the United States-Mexico Border Area for the purposes of identifying, ...


In addition to the duties described in section 290n-1 of this title, the Commission should be authorized to perform the following functions as the Commission determines to...


(a) Number and appointment of United States section The United States section of the Commission should be composed of 13 members. The section should consist of the...


The Commission may designate or establish one border health office in each of the States of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Such office should be located within...


Not later than February 1 of each year that occurs more than 1 year after the date of the establishment of the Commission, the Commission should submit an annual report to both...


As used in this subchapter: (1) Commission The term ''Commission'' means the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission. (2) Health problem The...


The President is hereby authorized to accept membership for the United States in the Bank for Economic Cooperation and Development in the Middle East and North Africa (in...


(a) Appointment At the inaugural meeting of the Board of Governors of the Bank, the Governor and the alternate for the Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction...


Section 286b of this title shall apply to the Bank in the same manner in which such section applies to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the...


Any Federal Reserve Bank which is requested to do so by the Bank may act as its depository, or as its fiscal agent, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System...


(a) Subscription authority (1) In general The Secretary of the Treasury may subscribe on behalf of the United States to not more than 7,011,270 shares of the capital ...


(a) Jurisdiction The United States district courts shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction of any civil action brought in the United States by or against the Bank. ...


The Agreement shall have full force and effect in the United States, its territories and possessions, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, upon acceptance of membership by the...


(a) Exemption from securities laws; reports to Securities and Exchange Commission Any securities issued by the Bank (including any guaranty by the Bank, whether or not...


The Secretary of State may lease or rent, for periods not exceeding ten years, such buildings and grounds for the use of the Foreign Service as may be necessary; and he may,...


(a) Authority of Secretary of State The Secretary of State is empowered to acquire by purchase or construction in the manner hereinafter provided, within the limits ...


(a) Use of renewable energy systems in United States buildings in foreign countries It is the purpose of this section to provide for the demonstration of solar energy...


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Buildings and grounds acquired under this chapter or prior to May 7, 1926, acquired or authorized for the use of the diplomatic and consular establishments in foreign countries may...


Whenever a contract is made for the construction, alteration, or repair of a Foreign Service building which requires payments in a foreign currency, the Secretary of State...


(a) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter there is authorized to be appropriated an amount not exceeding $10,000,000, and the appropriations...


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For the purposes of this chapter the Secretary of State is authorized to supervise, preserve, maintain, operate, and, when deemed necessary, to insure the Foreign Service...


The Director of the Office of Foreign Buildings Operations shall - (1) direct overseas posts to make annual building condition assessments of buildings and facilities...


The authority granted to acquire sites and buildings by purchase or otherwise shall include authority to acquire leaseholds. ...


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(a) Authority of Secretary of State The Secretary of State is authorized - (1) to sell, exchange, lease, or license any property or property interest acquired under...


(a) Leases Notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter or any other Act, no lease or other rental arrangement for a period of less than ten years, and requiring an...


(a) Eligibility limitation for construction, etc., abroad Eligibility for award of contracts under this chapter or of any other contract by the Secretary of State,...


Not later than March 1 of each year, the Secretary of State shall submit to Congress a report listing overseas United States surplus properties that are administered under...


(a) Seizure and forfeiture of materials and carriers Whenever an attempt is made to export or ship from or take out of the United States any arms or munitions of war or other...


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The President may employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States as he may deem necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 401 to 408 of this title. ...


The term ''United States'' as used in this Act includes the Canal Zone and all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. ...


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The President may, from time to time, when he deems it in the interest of national defense, authorize the head of any department or agency of the Government, to enter into...


Any defense article procured pursuant to section 421 of this title shall be retained by or transferred to and for the use of such department or agency of the United States as...


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(a) Issuance of proclamation Whenever the President, or the Congress by concurrent resolution, shall find that there exists a state of war between foreign states, and that it...


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(a) Transport of officers, American Red Cross personnel, medical personnel, medical supplies, food and clothing The provisions of section 442(a) (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title shall ...


(a) Proscription by Presidential proclamation Whenever the President shall have issued a proclamation under the authority of section 441(a) of this title it shall thereafter be ...


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(a) Bonds, securities, or other obligations Whenever the President shall have issued a proclamation under the authority of section 441(a) of this title, it shall thereafter be ...


(a) Unlawful acts Whenever the President shall have issued a proclamation under the authority of section 441(a) of this title, it shall thereafter be unlawful for any...


This subchapter (except section 452 (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title) shall not apply to any American republic engaged in war against a non-American state or states, provided the...


(a) Bond to insure non-delivery of men, ammunition, fuel, etc. Whenever, during any war in which the United States is neutral, the President, or any person thereunto authorized...


Whenever, during any war in which the United States is neutral, the President shall find that special restrictions placed on the use of the ports and territorial waters of the...


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The President may, from time to time, promulgate such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law, as may be necessary and proper to carry out any of the provisions of...


(a) It shall be unlawful for any vessel belonging to or operating under the jurisdiction of any foreign state to use the flag of the United States thereon, or to make use of...


In every case of the violation of any of the provisions of this subchapter or of any rule or regulation issued pursuant thereto where a specific penalty is not provided in...


For the purposes of this subchapter - (a) The term ''United States'', when used in a geographical sense, includes the several States and Territories, the insular possessions...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out...


The district courts shall take cognizance of all complaints, by whomsoever instituted, in cases of captures made within the waters of the United States, or within a marine league...


It shall be lawful for the President to employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States, or of the militia thereof, as he may deem necessary to compel any...


The owners or consignees of every armed vessel sailing out of the ports of, or under the jurisdiction of, the United States, belonging wholly or in part to citizens thereof,...


The several collectors of the customs shall detain any vessel manifestly built for warlike purposes, and about to depart the United States, or any place subject to the...


The President may employ such part of the land or naval forces of the United States as he may deem necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 462 and 465 of this title,...


In order to render closer and more effective the relationship between the American republics the President of the United States is authorized, subject to such appropriations as...


The President is authorized to create such advisory committees as in his judgment may be of assistance in carrying out the undertakings of this Government under the...


Whereas the United States has entered into conventions with the Governments of Uruguay, Guatemala, Salvador, Panama, and Venezuela which were signed on August 27, 1918, December...


(1) The United States would not recognize any transfer, and would not acquiesce in any attempt to transfer, any geographic region of this hemisphere from one non-American power...


(a) Coast-defense and antiaircraft materiel; ammunition The President may, in his discretion, authorize the Secretary of the Army to manufacture in factories and arsenals under his ...


In carrying out transactions authorized by section 521 of this title, the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Navy are authorized, in their discretion and provided that...


All contracts or agreements made by the Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of the Navy for the sale to the government of any American republic of any of the arms, ammunition,...


The Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of the Navy, as the case may be, shall, when any arms, ammunition, implements of war, or equipment are exported pursuant to the...


(a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out...


The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Navy shall in all contracts or agreements for the sale of such materiel fully protect the rights of all citizens of the...


The Secretaries of the Army and of the Navy are authorized to purchase arms, ammunition, and implements of war produced within the jurisdiction of any American republic if such...


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As used in and for the purposes of this subchapter - (a) The term ''person'' includes an individual, partnership, association, corporation, organization, or any other...


(a) Filing; contents No person shall act as an agent of a foreign principal unless he has filed with the Attorney General a true and complete registration statement...


The requirements of section 612(a) of this title shall not apply to the following agents of foreign principals: (a) Diplomatic or consular officers A duly accredited...


(a) Copies to Attorney General; statement as to places, times, and extent of transmission Every person within the United States who is an agent of a foreign principal...


Every agent of a foreign principal registered under this subchapter shall keep and preserve while he is an agent of a foreign principal such books of account and other records with ...


(a) Permanent copy of statement; inspection; withdrawal The Attorney General shall retain in permanent form one copy of all registration statements furnished under this...


Each officer, or person performing the functions of an officer, and each director, or person performing the functions of a director, of an agent of a foreign principal which is...


(a) Violations; false statements and willful omissions Any person who - (1) willfully violates any provision of this subchapter or any regulation thereunder, or ...


This subchapter shall be applicable in the several States, the District of Columbia, the Territories, the Canal Zone, the insular possessions, and all other places now or...


The Attorney General may at any time make, prescribe, amend, and rescind such rules, regulations, and forms as he may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this subchapter. ...


The Attorney General shall every six months report to the Congress concerning administration of this subchapter, including registrations filed pursuant to the subchapter, and...


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As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning - (a) ''Friendly foreign force'' means any military, naval, or air force of any friendly...


Upon a specific or general request of the officer commanding any friendly foreign force, having service courts of appropriate jurisdiction within the United States, it shall be...


(a) Subpoena; contempt; fees Any district court of the United States, or the United States courts of any Territory or possession, within the jurisdiction of which proceedings...


Members of any service court of a friendly foreign force lawfully exercising jurisdiction in the United States in relation to members of such force, and any witnesses appearing...


Persons sentenced to imprisonment by a service court of a friendly foreign force may be confined in disciplinary barracks, guardhouses, or other places of detention of the...


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(a) to (c) Omitted (d) Investigations by International Trade Commission The United States International Trade Commission shall at the request of the President, upon resolution...


Whenever the President, after consultation with the President of the Philippines, finds that adequate supplies of neither copra nor coconut oil, the product of the Philippines,...


Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4 of the Act of March 8, 1902 (32 Stat. 54, ch. 140), or of section 19 of the Act of March 24, 1934 (48 Stat. 456, ch. 84), as added to...


Until July 4, 1974, no trade agreement shall be made with the Philippines under section 1351 of title 19, unless, prior to such time, the President of the United States has made...


The benefits granted by subchapters I to IV of this chapter, and by the executive agreement provided for in subchapter III of this chapter, to the Philippines, Philippine articles...


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(a) For the purposes of subchapters I to IV of this chapter - (1) The term ''person'' includes partnerships, corporations, and associations. (2) The term...


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The Philippine Trade Act of 1946 (22 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.) (except section 506(a) of this title (22 U.S.C. 1356) relating to termination of payments into Philippine Treasury,...


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There shall remain vested in the Government of the United States or its agencies or instrumentalities all the right, title, and interest of the said Government or its agencies or ...


The Trading With the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 411), as amended, shall continue in force in the Philippines after July 4, 1946, and all powers and authority...


In respect to property not transferable to the Republic of the Philippines under section 1382 of this title, the President of the United States is authorized, in his discretion...


Immediately upon passage of this subchapter the Alien Property Custodian of the United States shall enter into an agreement with the President of the Philippines to transfer to...


Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed as amending the provisions of the Act of March 24, 1934 (48 Stat. 456), as amended, respecting naval reservations and fueling ...


For the purposes of this subchapter the term ''Philippine Government'' shall mean ''Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines'' until the date of independence, and...


All the property and rights which may have been acquired in the Philippine Islands by the United States under the treaties mentioned in the first section of this Act, except such...


After negotiation with the President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, or the President of the Filipino Republic, the President of the United States is authorized by such...


(a) to (f). Repealed. Apr. 30, 1946, ch. 244, title V, Sec. 511(2), 60 Stat. 158. (g)(1) The Philippine Government shall pay to the Secretary of the Treasury of the...


(a) Withdrawal of American sovereignty On the 4th day of July immediately following the expiration of a period of ten years from the date of the inauguration of the new ...


(a) As used in sections 1393 and 1394 of this title - (1) The term ''United States'', when used in a geographical sense, but not the term ''continental United...


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The Congress declares that the objectives of this chapter are to enable the Government of the United States to promote a better understanding of the United States in other...


In carrying out the objectives of this chapter, information concerning the participation of the United States in the United Nations, its organizations and functions, shall...


When used in this chapter, the term - (1) ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of State. (2) ''Department'' means the Department of State. (3) ''Government agency''...


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The Secretary may delegate, to such officers of the Government as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, any of the powers conferred upon him by this chapter to the extent...


Nothing in this chapter shall authorize the disclosure of any information or knowledge in any case in which such disclosure (1) is prohibited by any other law of the United States,...


In carrying out the provisions of this chapter it shall be the duty of the Secretary to utilize, to the maximum extent practicable, the services and facilities of private agencies, ...


No provision of this chapter shall be construed to modify or to repeal the provisions of sections 1302(b), (c), 2108, 3305(b), 3306(a)(2), 3308 to 3318, 3319(b), 3320, 3351,...


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(a) Authorization to make The Director of the United States Information Agency may make guaranties, in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of section 1933...


(a) Restriction In coordination with other appropriate executive branch officials, the Secretary of State shall take all appropriate steps to - (1) prevent any agent of...


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The Secretary is authorized to provide for interchanges between the United States and other countries of books and periodicals, including government publications, for the...


The Secretary is authorized to provide for assistance to schools, libraries, and community centers abroad, founded or sponsored by citizens of the United States, and serving...


The Director of the United States Information Agency is authorized, when the government of another country is desirous of obtaining the services of a person having special...


Any person in the employ or service of the Government of the United States, while assigned for service to or in cooperation with another government under the authority of...


Any person in the employ or service of the Government of the United States while assigned for service to or in cooperation with another government under authority of this chapter...


The Secretary is authorized, in carrying on any activity under the authority of this chapter, to utilize, with the approval of the President, the services, facilities, and...


A Government agency, at the request of the Secretary, may perform such technical or other services as such agency may be competent to render for the government of another...


In authorizing the performance of technical and other services under this subchapter, it is the sense of the Congress (1) that the Secretary shall encourage through any...


(a) Dissemination of information abroad The Secretary is authorized, when he finds it appropriate, to provide for the preparation, and dissemination abroad, of information...


The mission of the United States Information Agency shall be to further the national interest by improving United States relations with other countries and peoples through...


Except as provided in section 1461 of this title and this section, no funds authorized to be appropriated to the United States Information Agency shall be used to influence...


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Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 1341, 1342, 1349 to 1351 and subchapter II of chapter 15 of title 31, the United States Information Agency is authorized, in...


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In authorizing international information activities under this chapter, it is the sense of the Congress (1) that the Secretary shall reduce such Government information...


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As part of its duties and programs under this subchapter, Voice of America/Europe shall - (1) target news and features in accordance with the findings and recommendations...


(a) In general The Broadcasting Board of Governors is authorized to lease or otherwise acquire time on commercial or United States Government satellites for the purpose...


(a) Prohibition After February 16, 1990, the Voice of America shall not select candidates for employment who must be or are preapproved for employment at the Voice of America by...


The Congress finds and declares - (1) that it is the policy of the United States to support the right of the people of Cuba to seek, receive, and impart information...


(a) Radio broadcasting to Cuba In order to carry out the objectives set forth in section 1465 of this title, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (hereafter in this ...


The Broadcasting Board of Governors shall establish within the International Broadcasting Bureau a Cuba Service (hereafter in this section referred to as the ''Service''). The...


(a) Establishment; membership; chairperson There is established within the Office of the President the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting (in this subchapter (FOOTNOTE ...


(a) In order to assist the Broadcasting Board of Governors in carrying out the purposes set forth in section 1465 of this title, any agency or instrumentality of the United States...


(a) Interim assistance to United States broadcasters It is the intent of the Congress that the Secretary of State should seek prompt and full settlement of United States claims ...


(a) There are authorized to be appropriated for the Broadcasting Board of Governors $14,000,000 for fiscal year 1984 and $11,000,000 for fiscal year 1985 to carry out sections...


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The Congress finds and declares that - (1) it is the policy of the United States to support the right of the people of Cuba to seek, receive, and impart information ...


(a) Television broadcasting to Cuba In order to carry out the purposes set forth in section 1465aa of this title and notwithstanding the limitation of section 1461 of this...


(a) Television Marti Service There is within the Voice of America a Television Marti Service. The Service shall be responsible for all television broadcasts to Cuba authorized...


In order to assist the Broadcasting Board of Governors in carrying out the provisions of this subchapter, any agency or instrumentality of the United States may sell, loan, lease,...


(a) Authorization of appropriations In addition to amounts otherwise made available under section 201 for such purposes, there are authorized to be appropriated to the ...


As used in this subchapter - (1) the term ''licensee'' has the meaning provided in section 153(c) (FOOTNOTE 1) of title 47; (FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text...


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(a) Establishment (1) There is established an advisory commission to be known as the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. (2) The Commission shall consist...


In carrying out the purposes of this chapter, the Secretary is authorized, in addition to and not in limitation of the authority otherwise vested in him - (1) In carrying...


(a) Authority of agencies In carrying on activities which further the purposes of this chapter, subject to approval of such activities by the Secretary, the Department and...


In carrying on activities under this chapter which require the utilization of Government property and facilities, maximum use shall be made of existing Government property...


In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the Secretary, or any Government agency authorized to administer such provisions, may - (1) employ, without regard to the...


Appropriated funds made available for any fiscal year to the Secretary or any Government agency, to carry out the provisions of this chapter, for expenses in connection with travel...


The exchange allowances or proceeds derived from the exchange or sale of passenger motor vehicles used abroad for purposes of this chapter or the Mutual Educational and...


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A cultural exchange, international fair or exposition, or other exhibit or demonstration of United States economic accomplishments and cultural attainments, provided for under...


(a) In general Notwithstanding section 3302 of title 31 or any other law or limitation of authority, fees and receipts described in subsection (b) of this section are...


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(a) Limitation Except as provided under this section no funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State may be used to pay any expense associated with the...


(a) Competitive grant procedures Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Department of State shall work to achieve full and open competition in the award...


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The Department of State may award grants for overseas public diplomacy programs only if the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on...


The Secretary shall, when he finds it in the public interest, request and accept reimbursement from any cooperating governmental or private source in a foreign country, or from...


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(a), (b) Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 656 (c) Rules and regulations; termination date; removal of personnel; reports The Commission...


The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States, established under Reorganization Plan Numbered 1 of 1954, is hereby transferred to the Department of Justice as...


All functions, powers, and duties of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission established by Reorganization Plan Numbered 1 of 1954 are hereby transferred with the...


(a) Composition of Commission; appointment and compensation of Chairman The Commission shall be composed of a Chairman and two members. The Chairman shall be appointed by...


The Commission is authorized, in accordance with civil service laws and in accordance with title 5 to appoint and fix the compensation of such officers and employees as may...


All functions, powers, and duties not directly related to adjudicating claims are hereby vested in the Chairman, including the functions set forth in section 3 of Reorganization...


The Attorney General shall provide necessary administrative support and services to the Commission. The Chairman shall prepare the budget requests, authorization documents,...


Nothing in this Act shall be construed to diminish the independence of the Commission in making its determinations on claims in programs that it is authorized to administer...


(a) Jurisdiction of Commission; bases for determination; fair market value (1) The Commission shall have jurisdiction to receive, examine, adjudicate, and render a...


The Commission shall, as soon as possible, and in the order of the making of such awards, certify to the Secretary of the Treasury and to the Secretary of State copies of the...


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(a) Principal and interest; regulations Subject to the limitations hereinafter provided, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, as prescribed by ...


(a) Credits to, and payment from funds There are created in the Treasury of the United States (1) a special fund to be known as the Yugoslav Claims Fund; and (2) such ...


As used in this subchapter the term - (1) ''Person'' means a natural person, partnership, association, other unincorporated body, corporation, or body politic. ...


(a) Vesting of property; liquidation; disposition of net proceeds In accordance with article 25 of the treaty of peace with Bulgaria, article 29 of the treaty of peace with...


Whenever shares of stock or other beneficial interest in any corporation, association, or company or trust are vested in any officer or agency designated by the President under this ...


Any vesting order, or other order or requirement issued pursuant to this subchapter, or a duly certified copy thereof, may be filed, registered, or recorded in any office for...


Any payment, conveyance, transfer, assignment, or delivery of property made to the President or his designee pursuant to this subchapter, or any rule, regulation, instruction,...


The district courts of the United States are given jurisdiction to make and enter all such rules as to notice and otherwise, and all such orders and decrees, and to issue such...


(a) Action for return of property; jurisdiction; complaint; custody of property until final determination Any person who has not filed a notice of claim under subsection ...


(a) Claims allowable; defenses Any property vested in the designee of the President pursuant to section 1631a(a) of this title, or the net proceeds thereof, shall be...


The officer or agency designated by the President under this subchapter to entertain claims under sections 1631f(b) and 1631g of this title shall have power to hold such hearings...


No suit may be instituted pursuant to section 1631f(a) of this title after the expiration of one year from the date of vesting of the property in respect of which relief is sought....


No property or proceeds shall be returned under this subchapter, nor shall any payment be made or judgment awarded in respect of any property vested in any officer or...


(a) Liability The vesting in any officer or agency designated by the President under this subchapter of any property or the receipt by such designee of any earnings, increment,...


Prior to covering the net proceeds of liquidation of any property into the Treasury pursuant to section 1631a(a) of this title, the designee of the President under this...


No property conveyed, transferred, assigned, delivered, or paid to the designee of the President under this subchapter, or the net proceeds thereof, shall be liable to...


Whoever shall willfully violate any provision of this subchapter or any rule or regulation issued hereunder, and whoever shall willfully violate, neglect, or refuse to comply with...


(a) Persons eligible; determination; prerequisites Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or any provision of the Trading With the Enemy Act, as amended, any person ...


As used in this subchapter the term - (1) ''Person'' means a natural person, partnership, association, other unincorporated body, corporation, or body politic. ...


(a) Establishment; coverage into Treasury; deduction There are created in the Treasury of the United States five funds to be known as the Bulgarian Claims Fund, the Hungarian Claims ...


The Commission shall receive and determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the validity and amounts of claims of nationals of the...


(a) Claims not provided for in peace treaty The Commission shall receive and determine, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding and applicable substantive law, ...


(a) Claims prior to November 16, 1933 The Commission shall receive and determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the validity...


(a) Time period Within sixty days after August 9, 1955, or within sixty days after the date of enactment of legislation making appropriations to the Commission for payment...


The amount of any award made pursuant to this subchapter based on a claim of a national of the United States other than the national of the United States to whom the claim...


The Commission shall as soon as possible, and in the order of the making of such awards, certify to the Secretary of the Treasury, in terms of United States currency, each award...


All payments authorized under this subchapter shall be disbursed exclusively from the claims fund attributable to the country with respect to which the claims are allowed pursuant...


(a) Manner of payment The Secretary of the Treasury shall make payments on account of awards certified by the Commission pursuant to this subchapter as follows: ...


(a) If a corporation or other legal entity has a claim on which an award may be made under this subchapter, no award may be made to any other person under this subchapter with...


No award shall be made under this subchapter to or for the benefit of any person who voluntarily, knowingly, and without duress, gave aid to or collaborated with or in any...


Payment of any award made pursuant to section 1641b or 1641d of this title shall not, unless such payment is for the full amount of the claim, as determined by the Commission to...


The action of the Commission in allowing or denying any claim under this subchapter shall be final and conclusive on all questions of law and fact and not subject to review by...


There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to enable the Commission and the Treasury Department to pay their administrative expenses incurred in...


(a) Claims against Russian nationals The Commission shall complete its affairs in connection with the settlement of claims pursuant to section 1641d(a)(1) of this title not...


(a) Maximum remuneration; penalty for violation The total remuneration paid to all agents, attorneys-at-law or in fact, or representatives, for services rendered on behalf of any ...


The following provisions of subchapter I of this chapter shall be applicable to this subchapter: Subsections (b), (c), (d), (e), (h), and (j) of section 1623 of this title;...


As used in this subchapter - (1) ''National of the United States'' means (A) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States, or who owes permanent allegiance to...


(a) Deposit of proceeds of certain property The Secretary of the Treasury is directed to hold, in an account in the Treasury of the United States, the net proceeds of the sale ...


No judicial relief or remedy shall be available to any person asserting a claim against the United States or any officer or agent thereof with respect to any action taken under...


The Commission shall determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the validity and amount of claims by nationals of the United States...


A claim under section 1642c of this title shall not be allowed unless the property upon which the claim is based was owned by a national of the United States on the date...


(a) Nationals of United States A claim under section 1642c of this title, based upon an ownership interest in any corporation, association, or other entity which is a national...


In determining the amount of any award by the Commission there shall be deducted all amounts the claimant has received from any source on account of the same loss or losses...


With respect to any claim under section 1642c of this title which, at the time of the award, is vested in persons other than the person by whom the loss was sustained, the...


No award shall be made on any claim under section 1642c of this title to or for the benefit of (1) any person who has been convicted of a violation of any provision of chapter 115...


The Commission shall certify to the Secretary of the Treasury, in terms of United States currency, each award made pursuant to this subchapter. ...


Within sixty days after August 8, 1958, or of legislation making appropriations to the Commission for payment of administrative expenses incurred in carrying out its functions...


The Commission shall complete its affairs in connection with the settlement of claims pursuant to this subchapter not later than three years following the final date for the filing...


(a) Manner of payment The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed, out of the sums covered into the Czechoslovakian Claims Fund, to make payments on account of...


No remuneration on account of services rendered on behalf of any claimant in connection with any claim filed with the Commission under this subchapter shall exceed 10 per centum...


The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to transfer or otherwise make available to the Commission such records and documents relating to claims authorized by this...


To the extent they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this subchapter, the following provisions of subchapter I of this chapter shall be applicable to this...


There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to enable the Commission and the Treasury Department to pay their administrative expenses incurred in...


It is the purpose of this subchapter to provide for the determination of the amount and validity of claims against the Government of Cuba, or the Chinese Communist regime, which...


For the purposes of this subchapter: (1) The term ''national of the United States'' means (A) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States, or (B) a corporation...


(a) Claims for property loss The Commission shall receive and determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the amount and validity...


(a) Requirements for consideration of claims for property loss A claim shall not be considered under section 1643b(a) of this title unless the property on which the claim was...


(a) Nationals of the United States; charge on property A claim under section 1643b(a) of this title based upon an ownership interest in any corporation, association, or other entity ...


In determining the amount of any claim, the Commission shall deduct all amounts the claimant has received from any source on account of the same loss or losses. ...


(a) Certification of amounts The Commission shall certify to each individual who has filed a claim under this subchapter the amount determined by the Commission to be the loss...


The Secretary of State shall transfer or otherwise make available to the Commission such records and documents relating to claims authorized by this subchapter as may be required...


To the extent they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this subchapter, the following provisions of subchapter I of this chapter shall be applicable to this...


The Commission shall complete its affairs in connection with the settlement of claims pursuant to this subchapter not later than July 6, 1972. ...


There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to enable the Commission to pay its administrative expenses incurred in carrying out its functions...


No remuneration on account of any services rendered on behalf of any claimant in connection with any claim filed with the Commission under this subchapter shall exceed 10 per...


Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter and only for purposes of section 6082 of this title, a United State (FOOTNOTE 1) district court, for fact-finding purposes,...


(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, neither any national of the United States who was eligible to file a claim under section 1643b of this title but did not timely...


It is the purpose of this subchapter to provide for the determination of the validity and amounts of outstanding claims against the German Democratic Republic which arose out of the ...


As used in this subchapter - (1) The term ''national of the United States'' means - (a) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States; (b) a corporation...


The Commission shall receive and determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the validity and amounts of claims by nationals of the...


A claim shall not be favorably considered under section 1644b of this title unless the property right on which it is based was owned, wholly or partially, directly or indirectly, by...


(a) Nationals of the United States; charge on property A claim under section 1644b of this title based upon an ownership interest in any corporation, association, or other...


In determining the amount of any claim, the Commission shall deduct all amounts the claimant has received from any source on account of the same loss or losses, including any...


With respect to any claim under section 1644b of this title which, at the time of the award, is vested in persons other than the person by whom the original loss was sustained,...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to establish in the Treasury of the United States a fund to be designated the Claims Fund as defined under section 1644a(5) of ...


(a) The Commission shall certify to the Secretary of the Treasury, in terms of United States currency, each award made pursuant to section 1644b of this title. (b)...


The Commission shall complete its affairs in connection with the settlement of claims pursuant to this subchapter not later than three years following the final date for the filing...


The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to transfer or otherwise make available to the Commission such records and documents relating to claims authorized by this...


There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to enable the Commission and the Treasury Department of (FOOTNOTE 1) pay their respective...


No remuneration on account of services rendered on behalf of any claimant, in connection with any claim filed with the Commission under this subchapter, shall exceed 10 per centum...


To the extent they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this subchapter, the following provisions of subchapter I of this chapter shall be applicable to this...


It is the purpose of this subchapter to provide for the determination of the validity and amounts of outstanding claims against Vietnam which arose out of the nationalization, ...


As used in this subchapter - (1) the term ''National of the United States'' means - (A) a natural person who is a citizen of the United States; and (B)...


The Commission shall receive and determine in accordance with applicable substantive law, including international law, the validity and amounts of claims by nationals of the...


A claim may be favorably considered under section 1645b of this title only if the property right on which it is based was owned, wholly or partially, directly or indirectly, by...


(a) Nationals of United States; charge on property A claim under section 1645b of this title based upon an ownership interest in any corporation, association, or other entity...


In determining the amount of any claim under this subchapter, the Commission shall deduct all amounts the claimant has received from any source on account of the same loss or...


(a) The Commission shall certify to each claimant who files a claim under this subchapter the amount determined by the Commission to be the loss suffered by the claimant which...


With respect to any claim under section 1645b of this title which, at the time of the award, is vested in persons other than the person by whom the original loss was sustained,...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may establish in the Treasury of the United States the Claims Fund for the payment of unsatisfied claims of nationals of the United States...


(a) Certification of amounts The Commission shall certify to the Secretary of the Treasury, in terms of United States currency, each award made pursuant to section 1645b of...


The Commission shall complete its affairs in connection with the settlement of claims pursuant to this subchapter not later than three years after the final date for the filing...


The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of Defense shall transfer or otherwise make available to the Commission such records and documents relating...


There are authorized to be appropriated for any fiscal year beginning on or after October 1, 1980, such sums as may be necessary to enable the Commission and the Treasury...


No remuneration on account of services rendered on behalf of any claimant, in connection with any claim filed with the Commission under this subchapter, shall exceed 10 per centum...


(a) To the extent they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this subchapter, the following provisions of subchapter I of this chapter shall be applicable to this...


If any provision of this subchapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of this subchapter or the application of such provision...


The President may make such appointments of representatives and panel members as may be provided for under the convention. ...


(a) Treaty rights; enforcement; full faith and credit; nonapplication of Federal Arbitration Act An award of an arbitral tribunal rendered pursuant to chapter IV of...


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All naturalized citizens of the United States while in foreign countries are entitled to and shall receive from this Government the same protection of persons and property which...


Whenever it is made known to the President that any citizen of the United States has been unjustly deprived of his liberty by or under the authority of any foreign government,...


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(a) Availability and use Notwithstanding section 1306 of title 31, or any other provision of law, proceeds of sales made under section 1675p (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title,...


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The President is authorized to continue to participate in the Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction in China and to appoint citizens of the United States to the Commission. ...


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In furnishing assistance to Yugoslavia, the President shall continuously assure himself (1) that Yugoslavia continues to maintain its independence, (2) that Yugoslavia is...


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No commitment for the calendar year 1955 or thereafter, with respect to contributions to the United Nations expanded program of technical assistance, shall be pledged on behalf of...


To enable the United States to maintain membership in the Colombo Plan Council for Technical Cooperation, there is authorized to be appropriated from time to time to the Department...


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(a) Authorization for expenses In order to provide for United States participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, there is authorized to be appropriated such...


Not to exceed twenty-four Members of Congress shall be appointed to meet jointly and annually with representative parliamentary groups from other NATO (North Atlantic...


There is authorized to be appropriated annually (1) for the annual contribution of the United States toward the maintenance of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, such sum as may...


The United States Group of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly shall submit to the Congress a report for each fiscal year for which an appropriation is made, including its...


The certificate of the Chairman of the House delegation and the Senate delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly shall on and after July 11, 1956, be final and conclusive upon...


In addition to the amounts authorized by section 1928b of this title, there is authorized to be appropriated $50,000 for fiscal year 1977 to meet the expenses incurred by the...


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Pursuant to section 1513(b)(6) (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title, the disposition within Ireland of the unencumbered balance, in the amount of approximately 6,000,000 Irish pounds, of...


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(a) It is the sense of the Congress that - (1) the historic, economic, political, and geographic relationships among the American Republics are unique and of ...


In order to carry out the purposes of section 1942 of this title, there is authorized to be appropriated to the President not to exceed $680,000,000, which shall remain...


There is authorized to be appropriated to the President not to exceed $100,000,000, which shall remain available until expended, for use, in addition to other funds available for...


(a) Funds appropriated under sections 1943 and 1944 of this title may be used for assistance under sections 1942 to 1945 of this title pursuant to such provisions applicable to...


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The President is authorized to cooperate with and assist any nation or group of nations in the general area of the Middle East desiring such assistance in the development of...


The President is authorized to undertake, in the general area of the Middle East, military assistance programs with any nation or group of nations of that area desiring...


The President should continue to furnish facilities and military assistance, within the provisions of applicable law and established policies, to the United Nations Emergency Force...


The President shall whenever appropriate report to the Congress his action hereunder. ...


This chapter shall expire when the President shall determine that the peace and security of the nations in the general area of the Middle East are reasonably assured by...


For the purposes of this chapter the term ''vessel of the United States'' shall mean any private vessel documented or certificated under the laws of the United States....


If - (1) any vessel of the United States is seized by a foreign country on the basis of claims to jurisdiction that are not recognized by the United States, or on...


(a) Reimbursement by Secretary of State; ''other direct charge'' defined; source of reimbursement In any case where a vessel of the United States is seized by a ...


The provisions of this chapter shall not apply with respect to a seizure made by a country at war with the United States or a seizure made in accordance with the provisions of...


(a) Action by Secretary The Secretary of State shall - (1) immediately notify a foreign country of - (A) any reimbursement made by him under section 1973 of this ...


There are authorized to be appropriated such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. ...


(a) Agreement to reimburse for actual costs, confiscation or spoilage of fish, and loss of income The Secretary, upon receipt of an application filed with him at any...


(a) Certification to President (1) When the Secretary of Commerce determines that nationals of a foreign country, directly or indirectly, are conducting fishing operations in...


There is created a Fishermen's Protective Fund which shall be used by the Secretary of State to reimburse owners of vessels for amounts determined and certified by him under...


(a) Definitions For purposes of this section - (1) The terms ''fishery'', ''fishery conservation zone'', ''fishing'', ''fishing vessel'', ''Secretary'', and ''vessel of ...


(a) Reimbursable fees In any case on or after June 15, 1994, in which a vessel of the United States exercising its right of passage is charged a fee by the government of a...


(a) Certification If the Secretary of State finds that the government of any nation imposes conditions on the operation or transit of United States fishing vessels which...


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(a) Representative and deputy representative; terms; functions The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a representative and a...


The participation of the United States in the International Atomic Energy Agency shall be consistent with and in furtherance of the purposes of the Agency set forth in its Statute...


The representatives provided for in section 2021 of this title, when representing the United States in the organs of the Agency, shall, at all times, act in accordance with...


There is authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary for the...


(a) Federal employees Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Executive order or regulation, a Federal employee who, with the approval of the Federal agency or the head of...


In the event of an amendment to the Statute of the Agency being adopted in accordance with article XVIII-C of the Statute to which the Senate by formal vote shall refuse its...


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The purpose of this subchapter is to promote better relations and understanding between the United States and the nations of Asia and the Pacific (hereinafter referred to as...


In order to carry out the purpose of this subchapter the Secretary of State (hereinafter referred to as the ''Secretary'') shall provide for - (1) the establishment...


(a) Authority In carrying out the provisions of this subchapter, the Secretary may utilize his authority under the provisions of the United States Information and...


There are authorized to be appropriated, to remain available until expended, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this subchapter. ...


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(a) Short title This section may be cited as the ''Dante B. Fascell North-South Center Act of 1991'' (FOOTNOTE 1) (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be followed...


(a) Purpose The purpose of this section is to promote economic integration and the consolidation and strengthening of democratic institutions in the Western Hemisphere, and...


The President is authorized, through such department or agency in the executive branch of the Government as he may designate, to provide for United States participation in...


The President is authorized, by proclamation or in such other manner as he may deem proper, to invite the several States of the United States and foreign countries to take part...


(a) There shall be in the designated department or agency a Commissioner for Interama who shall be appointed by the President. Subject to the direction of the head of the...


The head of each department, agency, or instrumentality of the Federal Government is authorized - (1) to cooperate with the head of the designated department or agency...


(a) There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $7,500,000 to provide for United States participation in Interama under this chapter, of which not to exceed $250,000...


It is the purpose of this chapter - (1) to advance the status of the health sciences in the United States and thereby the health of the American people through ...


(a) Use of health research and research training resources To carry out the purposes of clause (1) of section 2101 of this title, the Secretary of Health, Education, and...


(a) Use of foreign currencies and credits It is the sense of Congress that the President should use his authority under the Constitution and laws of the United States to ...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to repeal or restrict authority vested in the President, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare,...


(a) The Congress finds that - (1) the tourism and recreation industries are important to the United States, not only because of the numbers of people they serve and...


In order to carry out the national tourism policy established in section 2121(b) of this title and by the United States National Tourism Organization Act of 1996, the Secretary...


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(a) Establishment In order to ensure that the United States' national interest in tourism is fully considered in Federal decision making, there is established a...


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(a) Establishment of Foundation In order to assist in the development and promotion of rural tourism, there is established a charitable and nonprofit corporation to be known...


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(a) United States development cooperation policy The Congress finds that fundamental political, economic, and technological changes have resulted in the interdependence of ...


(a) Principal purpose of bilateral development assistance The Congress finds that the efforts of developing countries to build and maintain the social and economic...


(a) Authorization to President to furnish assistance; appropriations (1) In recognition of the fact that the great majority of the people of developing countries live in...


Agricultural research carried out under this chapter shall (1) take account of the special needs of small farmers in the determination of research priorities, (2) include research...


(a) Congressional declaration of policy The Congress recognizes that poor health conditions and uncontrolled population growth can vitiate otherwise successful ...


(a) Assistance (1) In general The Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, in coordination with the heads of other appropriate ...


(a) General authority In order to reduce illiteracy, to extend basic education and to increase manpower training in skills related to development, the President is authorized...


(a) Congressional statement of findings (1)(A) The Congress finds that energy development and production are vital elements in the development process, that energy shortages...


(a) In carrying out activities under this part, the President shall place special emphasis on the use of relatively smaller, cost-saving, labor-using technologies that are...


(a) Findings and policy Congress finds and declares that - (1) the development of micro- and small enterprises is a vital factor in the stable growth of developing...


Whenever the President determines it to be necessary for the purposes of this part, not to exceed 15 per centum of the funds made available for any provision of this part may...


No assistance shall be furnished by the United States Government to a country under sections 2151a through 2151d of this title until the country provides assurances to the...


In order to strengthen the participation of the rural and urban poor in their country's development, high priority shall be given to increasing the use of funds made available...


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(a) Particular programs, projects, and activities In recognition of the fact that women in developing countries play a significant role in economic production, family support, and ...


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(a) Violations barring assistance; assistance for needy people No assistance may be provided under subchapter I of this chapter to the government of any country which engages in...


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(a) Congressional statement of findings The Congress finds that if current trends in the degradation of natural resources in developing countries continue, they will ...


(a) Importance of forests and tree cover In enacting section 2151a(b)(3) of this title the Congress recognized the importance of forests and tree cover to the ...


(a) Congressional findings and purposes The Congress finds the survival of many animal and plant species is endangered by over-hunting, by the presence of toxic chemicals ...


(a) Congressional support The Congress reaffirms its support of the initiative of the United States Government in undertaking consultations and planning with the...


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(a) Authority of President to furnish assistance In order to carry out the purposes of this part, the President is authorized to furnish assistance, on such terms and conditions as ...


(a) In general In carrying out part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.) and other relevant foreign assistance laws, the President, acting through...


(a) Congressional finding of importance of participation by private and voluntary organizations The Congress finds that the participation of rural and urban poor people...


(a) Characterization of least developed countries Relatively least developed countries (as determined on the basis of criteria comparable to those used for the United Nations...


(a) The Administrator of the agency primarily responsible for administering subchapter I of this chapter is directed to improve the assessment and evaluation of the programs...


(a) Congressional statement of findings The Congress recognizes that illicit narcotics cultivation is related to overall development problems and that the vast majority of...


(a) Waiver of restrictions For the purpose of reducing dependence upon the production of crops from which narcotic and psychotropic drugs are derived, the President may...


(a) Waiver of certain restrictions For the purpose of reducing dependence upon the production of crops from which narcotic and psychotropic drugs are derived, the President...


The Administrator of the agency primarily responsible for administering subchapter I of this chapter shall conduct an annual review of bilateral concessional loan balances and...


(a) Determination of target populations and strengthening United States assistance The President shall use poverty measurement standards, such as those developed by...


(a) Establishment of program (1) In general Not later than 150 days after October 21, 1998, the Secretary of the Treasury, after consultation with the Secretary of State ...


(a) In general The President is authorized to provide assistance for the rehabilitation of victims of torture. (b) Eligibility for grants Such assistance shall be...


(a) Findings and policy Congress finds and declares that - (1) the development of microenterprise is a vital factor in the stable growth of developing countries and in...


(a) Establishment The Administrator is authorized to establish a United States Microfinance Loan Facility (in this section referred to as the ''Facility'') to pool and manage...


(a) Establishment of programs (1) In general The President is authorized to establish programs that combat corruption, improve transparency and accountability, and promote ...


(a) Authorization The President is authorized to provide assistance to foreign countries directly, or through nongovernmental and multilateral organizations, for...


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The President is requested to seek and to take appropriate action, in cooperation and consultation with African and other interested nations and with international development ...


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(a) Multilateral programs The Congress recognizes that the planning and administration of development assistance by, or under the sponsorship of the United Nations,...


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(a) Assistance for schools and libraries The President is authorized to furnish assistance, on such terms and conditions as he may specify, to schools and libraries outside ...


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(a) Assistance in development In furtherance of the purposes of subchapter I of this chapter and for the purpose of improving existing, and developing and advancing...


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The Congress recognizes that shelter, including essential urban development services, is among the most fundamental of human needs. Shelter for most people in the...


(a) Authorization to issue guarantees to eligible investors To carry out the policy of section 2181 of this title, the President is authorized to issue guaranties to...


(a) Financing pilot programs; scope It is the sense of the Congress that in order to stimulate the participation of the private sector in the economic development of ...


(a) Fees; determination by President; reduction A fee shall be charged for each guaranty issued under section 2182 or 2182a of this title in an amount to be determined by the ...


(a) Guarantees to Export-Import Bank; financial transactions with private sector in Central American countries In order to enable the Export-Import Bank of the United States ...


(a) General authority (1) Assurance to Export-Import Bank of repayment The President is authorized to provide guarantees to the Bank for liabilities described in...


(a) In general Subject to the terms and conditions of this section, during the period beginning October 1, 1992, and ending September 30, 1997, the President is authorized...


To mobilize and facilitate the participation of United States private capital and skills in the economic and social development of less developed countries and areas, and countries...


(a) Worker rights (1) Limitation on OPIC activities The Corporation may insure, reinsure, guarantee, or finance a project only if the country in which the project is to be ...


The President is authorized to pay in as capital of the Corporation, out of dollar receipts made available through the appropriation process from loans made pursuant to subchapter...


(a) Structure The Corporation shall have a Board of Directors, a President, an Executive Vice President, and such other officers and staff as the Board of Directors...


The Corporation is hereby authorized to do the following: (a) Investment insurance (1) To issue insurance, upon such terms and conditions as the Corporation may determine,...


The authority of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to enter into contracts under section 2194(a) of this title shall be effective for any fiscal year beginning...


(a) Cooperative programs In order to encourage greater availability of political risk insurance for eligible investors by enhancing the private political risk insurance...


(a) Issuing authority (1) Insurance and financing (A) The maximum contingent liability outstanding at any one time pursuant to insurance issued under section 2194(a)...


In order to carry out the purposes of the Corporation, all revenues and income transferred to or earned by the Corporation, from whatever source derived, shall be held by...


(a) Scope Insurance, guaranties, and reinsurance issued under this subpart shall cover investment made in connection with projects in any less developed friendly country or...


As used in this subpart - (a) the term ''investment'' includes any contribution or commitment of funds, commodities, services, patents, processes, or techniques, in...


(a) Place of residence The Corporation shall have its principal office in the District of Columbia and shall be deemed, for purposes of venue in civil actions, to be a...


The Corporation shall undertake, in cooperation with appropriate departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the United States as well as private entities and others, to...


(a) Annual report After the end of each fiscal year, the Corporation shall submit to the Congress a complete and detailed report of its operations during such fiscal year....


(a) Requirement for certification (1) In general Except as provided in paragraph (3), the investor on whose behalf insurance, reinsurance, guaranties, or other financing...


(a) Congressional findings The Congress recognizes the humanitarian needs of disadvantaged children in Asian countries where there has been or continues to be a heavy presence...


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(a) Popular participation through encouragement of democratic institutions In carrying out programs authorized in this part and part I of this subchapter, emphasis shall...


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(a) Congressional objectives and findings The Congress declares that, in order to achieve the mutual goals among nations of ensuring food security, human health, agricultural ...


(a) Programs and activities affecting universities, agriculturally developing countries, and research To carry out the purposes of this subpart, the President is authorized...


(a) Establishment; terms and expenses of members To assist in the administration of the programs authorized by this subpart, the President shall establish a permanent Board for ...


(a) Funds available under section 2151a of this title unaffected by other provisions The President is authorized to use any of the funds hereafter made available under...


The President shall transmit to the Congress, not later than September 1 of each year, a report detailing the activities carried out pursuant to this subpart during the...


(a) Voluntary contributions; grants and loans in case of the Indus Basin Development Fund When he determines it to be in the national interest, the President is authorized...


(a) Grants (1) There are authorized to be appropriated to the President $270,000,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $236,084,000 for fiscal year 1987 for grants to carry out...


In the event that funds made available under this chapter (other than subchapter II of this chapter) are used by or under the supervision of the International Bank for...


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The President is requested to instruct each representative of the United States to each international organization of which the United States is a member (including but not limited...


The annual reports to the Congress under section 262a of this title, shall be submitted within nine months after the end of the fiscal year to which they relate. ...


(a) Covered programs Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this part shall be available for the United...


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(a) Emergency assistance; reports to Speaker of House and committees of Senate (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President is authorized to use funds...


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(a) Congressional findings The Congress finds that - (1) the building of democracy, the restoration of peace, the improvement of living conditions, and the application...


The President shall ensure that assistance authorized by this chapter and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.) to Central American countries is furnished in a...


The Congress - (1) strongly supports the initiatives taken by the Contadora group and the resulting Document of Objectives which has been agreed to by Costa Rica,...


(a) Congressional findings The Congress finds that participation by Central American countries in an effective forum for dialog on, and the continuous review and advancement...


(a) Fiscal years 1988 and 1989 In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes, there are authorized to be appropriated to the President, for the purpose...


For the purposes of this part, the term ''Central American countries'' includes Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and regional programs...


For purpose of this part, the term ''debt-for-nature exchange'' means the cancellation or redemption of the foreign debt of the government of a country in exchange for - ...


(a) The Administrator of the Agency for International Development is authorized to furnish assistance, in the form of grants on such terms and conditions as may be necessary,...


(a) The Administrator of the Agency for International Development shall seek to ensure that debt-for-nature exchanges under this part support one or more of the following...


In order for a foreign country to be eligible to participate in a debt-for-nature exchange under this part, the Administrator of the Agency for International Development...


(a) Fulfillment upon final approval by Administrator The terms and conditions for making grants under this part shall be deemed to be fulfilled upon final approval by...


(a) List of areas of severely degraded national resources or of biological or ecological importance The Administrator of the Agency for International Development, in ...


(a) Policy and general authorities (1) Statements of policy (A) International narcotics trafficking poses an unparalleled transnational threat in today's world, and...


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(a) Employees and agents of foreign countries Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall not be unlawful for authorized employees or agents of a foreign country ...


(a) In general (1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, in consultation with the Secretary of State, may transfer or lease each...


(a) Fiscal year authorization; availability of funds (1) To carry out the purposes of section 2291 of this title, there are authorized to be appropriated to the President ...


Funds made available to carry out this chapter may not be used to reimburse persons whose illicit drug crops are eradicated. ...


(a) Retention of title to aircraft (1) In general (A) Except as provided in paragraph (2), any aircraft made available to a foreign country under this part, or...


(a) Requirement to maintain records The President shall maintain detailed records on the use of any aircraft made available to a foreign country under this part, ...


If any funds authorized to be appropriated for any fiscal year for assistance under this chapter are not used for assistance for the country for which those funds were...


(a) Prohibition The President shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that assistance under this chapter and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.) is not...


(a) Acquisition of real property (1) Prohibition Funds made available to carry out this part may not be used to acquire (by purchase or other means) any land or other real ...


(a) International narcotics control strategy report Not later than March 1 of each year, the President shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and to the ...


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(a) Withholding of bilateral assistance and opposition to multilateral development assistance (1) Bilateral assistance Fifty percent of the United States...


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(a) Congressional policy The Congress, recognizing that prompt United States assistance to alleviate human suffering caused by natural and manmade disasters is an...


(a) Fiscal year authorization There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out section 2292 of this title, $25,000,000 for fiscal year 1986 and...


The President shall submit quarterly reports to the Committee on Appropriations of the United States Senate and to the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives...


The President is authorized to appoint a Special Coordinator for International Disaster Assistance whose responsibility shall be to promote maximum effectiveness and coordination...


There are authorized to be appropriated, in addition to other sums available for such purposes, $65,000,000 for use by the President for disaster relief and emergency recovery...


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The President is authorized to furnish assistance, on such terms and conditions as he may determine, for the relief and rehabilitation of refugees and other needy people in...


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(a) In addition to amounts otherwise available for such purpose, there is authorized to be appropriated $25,000,000 for the fiscal year 1976 to furnish assistance under this part...


(a) General authority The Congress, recognizing that prompt United States assistance is necessary to alleviate the human suffering arising from civil strife in Lebanon and...


(a) Authorization of assistance The Congress, recognizing that prompt United States assistance is necessary to alleviate the human suffering arising from recent earthquakes...


The President is requested to use up to $10,000,000 of the funds made available under section 2292a of this title to provide relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance...


(a) Congressional policy; general authority The Congress recognizes that United States assistance is necessary to help developing countries in Africa meet the longer ...


The President is authorized to furnish assistance, on such terms and conditions as he may determine, for disaster relief and reconstruction in the Caribbean to assist in...


(a) Congressional recognition and statement of purpose; authority of President; scope of assistance The Congress recognizes that prompt United States assistance is ...


(a) Nature and scope of assistance (1) The Congress recognizes that prompt United States assistance is necessary to help meet the basic human needs of persons displaced by...


(a) Congressional policy and authorization The Congress recognizes that prompt United States assistance is necessary to alleviate the human suffering and resettlement needs of...


(a) Authorization of assistance The President is authorized to provide assistance for famine relief, rehabilitation, and recovery in Africa. Assistance under this section shall...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) drought and famine have caused countless deaths and untold suffering among the people of sub-Saharan Africa; (2)...


Funds appropriated to carry out this part are authorized to be made available until expended. It is the sense of the Congress that the authority of this subsection (FOOTNOTE...


The President is authorized to provide assistance to the independent states of the former Soviet Union under this part for the following activities: (1) Urgent...


(a) In general In providing assistance under this part for the government of any independent state of the former Soviet Union, the President shall take into account not...


(a) Assistance through governments and nongovernmental organizations Assistance under this part may be provided to governments or through nongovernmental organizations. ...


(a) In general To carry out this part, there are authorized to be appropriated to the President for fiscal year 1993 $410,000,000, in addition to amounts otherwise available...


(a) Purpose of assistance The purposes of assistance under this section include - (1) the creation of the basis for reconciliation between belligerents; (2)...


(a) Purpose of assistance The purpose of assistance under this section is to foster economic growth and development, including the conditions necessary for regional...


(a) Purpose of programs The purposes of programs under this section include - (1) to develop the physical infrastructure necessary for regional cooperation among...


(a) Purpose of assistance The purpose of assistance under this section includes the assistance of the countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia to secure their borders...


(a) Purpose of assistance The purpose of assistance under this section is to promote institutions of democratic government and to create the conditions for the growth...


(a) Assistance through governments and nongovernmental organizations Assistance under this part may be provided to governments or through nongovernmental organizations. ...


In this part: (1) Appropriate congressional committees The term ''appropriate congressional committees'' means the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and...


The Congress of the United States reaffirms the policy of the United States to achieve international peace and security through the United Nations so that armed force shall not...


Defense articles and defense services to any country shall be furnished solely for internal security (including for antiterrorism and nonproliferation purposes), for...


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(a) Observance of human rights as principal goal of foreign policy; implementation requirements (1) The United States shall, in accordance with its international ...


(a) Multiyear plan Not later than 180 days after October 6, 2000, and annually thereafter at the time of submission of the congressional presentation materials of the...


(a) Defense articles and services; noncombatant personnel; transfer of funds The President is authorized to furnish military assistance, on such terms and conditions as he...


(a) Authorization and availability of amounts (1) There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out the purposes of this part $805,100,000 for fiscal year ...


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(a) Conditions of eligibility In addition to such other provisions as the President may require, no defense articles or related training or other defense service shall...


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(a) Unforeseen emergency; national interest; determinations and reports to Congress; limitation of defense articles, defense services, and military education and...


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(a) to (c) Repealed. Pub. L. 94-329, title II, Sec. 210(c)(2), June 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 740 (d) Reports to Congress The President shall promptly and fully inform the Speaker...


For purposes of sections 2321b and 2314a (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title - (FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below. (1) ''defense article'' and ''excess...


Decisions to furnish military assistance made under subchapter II of this chapter shall take into account whether such assistance will - (1) contribute to an arms race; ...


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(a) Transfer of defense articles No defense article in the inventory of the Department of Defense which is set aside, reserved, or in any way earmarked or intended for future...


(a) Assignment of military personnel for performance of enumerated functions In order to carry out his responsibilities for the management of international security...


(a) Authorization The President is authorized to transfer excess defense articles under this section to countries for which receipt of such articles was justified pursuant to...


(a) Notice to Congress The President shall notify the Congress in writing at least 30 days before - (1) designating a country as a major non-NATO ally for purposes ...


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(a) Separate fund account; transfers to such account Whenever funds made available for use under subchapter II of this chapter have been or are used to furnish military assistance...


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(a) Policy requirements for assistance The Congress recognizes that, under special economic, political, or security conditions, the national interests of the United States ...


(a) Recipients and purposes of funds There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out the purposes of this part - (1) $2,015,000,000 for the fiscal...


(a) Of the funds appropriated to carry out this part, up to $75,000,000 for the fiscal year 1986 and up to $75,000,000 for the fiscal year 1987 may be made available for emergency...


(a) Authorization of assistance; purposes The President may furnish assistance under this part to countries and organizations, including national and regional institutions, in ...


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The President is authorized to furnish, on such terms and conditions consistent with this chapter as the President may determine (but whenever feasible on a reimbursable...


There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out the purposes of this part $56,221,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $56,221,000 for fiscal year 1987. ...


Education and training activities conducted under this part shall be designed - (1) to encourage effective and mutually beneficial relations and increased...


(a) In carrying out this part, the President is authorized to provide for attendance of foreign military personnel at professional military education institutions in the...


The President is encouraged to allocate a portion of the funds made available each fiscal year to carry out this part for use in providing education and training in maritime...


(a) In general None of the funds made available for a fiscal year for assistance under this part may be made available for assistance on a grant basis for any of the...


The selection of foreign personnel for training under this part shall be made in consultation with the United States defense attache to the relevant country. ...


In order to contribute most effectively to the development of military professionalism in foreign countries, the Secretary of Defense shall develop and maintain a database...


The President is authorized to furnish assistance to friendly countries and international organizations, on such terms and conditions as he may determine, for peacekeeping...


(a) Fiscal years 1986 and 1987 There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out the purposes of this part, in addition to amounts otherwise available for...


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Except where expressly provided to the contrary, any reference in any law to subchapter I of this chapter shall be deemed to include reference to this part and any reference in...


(a) United States costs The President shall annually provide to the Secretary General of the United Nations data regarding all costs incurred by the United States Department...


The President is authorized - (1) to construct such air bases in Israel for the Government of Israel as may be agreed upon between the Government of Israel and ...


(a) Authorization of appropriation There is authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out this part not to exceed $800,000,000, which may be made available...


(a) Efficient and timely completion of authorized construction It is the sense of the Congress that the President should take all necessary measures consistent with law to insure...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law that restricts assistance to foreign countries (other than sections 2304 and 2371 of this title), the President is authorized to furnish,...


Activities conducted under this part shall be designed - (1) to enhance the antiterrorism skills of friendly countries by providing training and equipment to deter and counter ...


(a) Services and commodities furnished by agency of United States Government; advance payment Whenever the President determines it to be consistent with and in furtherance...


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(a) There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out this part $72,000,000 for fiscal year 2001 and $73,000,000 for fiscal year 2002. (b)...


Except where expressly provided to the contrary, any reference in any law to subchapter I of this chapter shall be deemed to include reference to this part and any reference in...


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(a) Responsibility The Secretary of State shall be responsible for coordinating all assistance related to international terrorism which is provided by the United States...


(a) Prohibition on imports Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President may prohibit any article grown, produced, extracted, or manufactured in Libya from...


(a) Authority The President may ban the importation into the United States of any good or service from any country which supports terrorism or terrorist organizations or...


(a) Omitted (b) Assistance to foreign countries to procure explosives detection devices and other counterterrorism technology (1) Subject to section 2349aa-4(b) of this...


The purposes of assistance under this part are to halt the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and conventional weaponry, through support of...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law (other than section 2304 or section 2371 of this title), the President is authorized to furnish, on such terms and conditions as...


(a) Allocation of funds In providing assistance under this part, the President should ensure that not less than one-quarter of the total of such assistance is expended for...


The limitations contained in section 2349aa-2(a) and (d) of this title shall apply to this part. ...


(a) Authorization of appropriations There are authorized to be appropriated to the President to carry out this part $129,000,000 for fiscal year 2001 and $142,000,000 for...


(a) Policy of United States The Congress of the United States recognizes the vital role of free enterprise in achieving rising levels of production and standards of...


(a) Assistance for participation in furnishing of commodities, defense articles, and services Insofar as practicable and to the maximum extent consistent with ...


The ocean transportation between foreign countries of commodities and defense articles purchased with foreign currencies made available or derived from funds made available under...


(a) Limitations on procurement outside United States (1) Funds made available for assistance under this chapter may be used by the President for procurement - (A) only in...


(a) Commodities and defense articles; disposal to prevent spoilage or wastage or to conserve usefulness; funds realized from disposal or transfer Any commodities...


(a) Practice of invention or disclosure of information; suits against United States for reasonable compensation; jurisdiction; limitation of action; defenses Whenever,...


(a) Advance-of-funds or reimbursement basis Whenever the President determines it to be consistent with and in furtherance of the purposes of subchapter I of this chapter and ...


(a) Advance acquisition of property; special account for payment of costs; limitation; use of property It is the sense of the Congress that in furnishing assistance ...


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(a) Necessity of transfer; limitations Whenever the President determines it to be necessary for the purposes of this chapter, not to exceed 10 per centum of the funds ...


(a) Restriction on agreements or grants No agreement or grant which constitutes an obligation of the United States Government in excess of $500,000 under section 1501 of title...


(a) Currencies received in payment for nonmilitary assistance; foreign obligations Except as otherwise provided in this chapter or other Acts, foreign currencies...


(a) Responsibility of Secretary of the Treasury; regulations Under the direction of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury shall have responsibility for valuation and central ...


(a) Furnishing of assistance and arms export sales, credits, and guaranties upon determination and notification of Congress of importance and vitality of such action to...


Provisions of this chapter authorizing the appropriation of funds shall be construed to authorize the granting in any appropriation Act of authority to enter into contracts,...


Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, funds shall be available to carry out the provisions of this chapter as authorized and appropriated to the President each fiscal year. ...


(a) In general Funds made available under this chapter and the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.), may remain available for obligation for a period not to exceed...


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(a) Cuba; embargo on all trade (1) No assistance shall be furnished under this chapter to the present government of Cuba. As an additional means of implementing and carrying...


(a) Prohibition None of the funds made available to carry out this Act, the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.), or the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C....


(a) Prohibition The United States shall not provide any assistance under this chapter, the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (7 U.S.C. 1691 et seq.),...


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Any export license referred to in section 2372 (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title which is issued initially on or before September 30, 1978 may from time to time thereafter be...


(a) Congressional declaration and statement of findings The Congress declares that the achievement of a just and lasting Cyprus settlement is and will remain a central objective...


(a) Prohibition; conditions for resumption of assistance None of the funds authorized to be appropriated under this chapter may be used to furnish assistance to Afghanistan nor may ...


(a) Congressional policy, findings, and goals The Congress recognizes that Soviet forces occupying Afghanistan pose a security threat to Pakistan. The Congress also recognizes ...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction remains one of the most serious threats to international peace and ...


(a) Withholding of assistance The President shall withhold assistance under this chapter to the government of any country that provides assistance to the government of any...


(a) Prohibition (1) In general The President shall withhold assistance under this chapter to the government of any country that provides lethal military equipment to...


(a) In general No assistance shall be furnished under this chapter or the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.) to any country when it is made known to the...


(a) Prohibition Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, none of the funds made available to carry out this chapter or any other Act may be made available...


(a) Delegation by President; rules and regulations; utilization of goods and services from private enterprise, and facilities and resources of Federal agencies when...


(a) Declaration of beliefs The Congress believes that United States foreign aid funds could be utilized more effectively by the application of advanced management...


(a) Powers or functions of Secretary of State Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to infringe upon the powers or functions of the Secretary of State. ...


(a) In the case of assistance under subchapter II of this chapter, the Secretary of Defense shall have primary responsibility for - (1) the determination of military...


(a) Appointment The President may appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, twelve officers in the agency primarily responsible for administering subchapter I...


(a) Authorization Any agency or officer of the United States Government carrying out functions under this chapter is authorized to employ such personnel as the President...


(a) Establishment by regulations Not later than May 1, 1979, the President shall submit to the Congress, and publish in the Federal Register, regulations establishing a...


(a) Employment; compensation; renewal of contracts of employment Experts and consultants or organizations thereof may as authorized by section 3109 of title 5 be employed for the ...


Whenever the President determines it to be in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, the head of any agency of the United States Government is authorized to detail or assign...


Whenever the President determines it to be consistent with and in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, the head of any agency of the United States Government is authorized...


(a) Allowances, privileges, rights, seniority, and other benefits Any officer or employee, while assigned or detailed under section 2387 or 2388 of this title shall be considered,...


Details or assignments may be made under section 2387 or 2388 of this title or section 1928 of this title - (1) without reimbursement to the United States Government by ...


(a) Authorization The President may maintain special missions or staffs outside the United States in such countries and for such periods of time as may be necessary to carry...


(a) Allocation and transfer of funds The President may allocate or transfer to any agency of the United States Government any part of any funds available for carrying out...


(a) Contracts and expenditure of funds Whenever the President determines it to be in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, the functions authorized under this chapter...


None of the funds made available pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be used to carry out any provision of this chapter in any country or with respect to any project...


(a) Annual report to Congress on programs having impact on developing countries; contents In order that the Congress and the American people may be better and more...


(a) Covered programs; content of notifications None of the funds appropriated to carry out the purposes of this chapter (except for programs under subpart III or subpart IV of ...


All information contained in any report transmitted under this chapter shall be public information. However, in the case of any item of information to be included in any such...


Within 60 days after receiving information which substantiates that officials of a foreign country receiving international security assistance have (1) received illegal or...


(a) Manner of furnishing assistance; emphasis on loans Except as otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, assistance under this chapter may be furnished on a grant basis or ...


(1) Repealed. Pub. L. 97-113, title VII, Sec. 734(a)(5), Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1560. (2) The Secretary of State shall transmit to such committees a copy of the text of...


(a) General expenditures Appropriations for the purposes of or pursuant to this chapter (except for subchapter II of this chapter), allocations to any agency of the United...


(a) The proceeds of overseas property acquired by the Agency for International Development under the authority of section 2396(c) of this title may be deposited in a separate...


(a) Repealed. Pub. L. 95-424, title VI, Sec. 604, Oct. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 961. (b) There is authorized to be appropriated such amounts as may be necessary from time to time...


(a) No provision of this chapter shall be construed to prohibit assistance to any country pursuant to the Peace Corps Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.); the Mutual...


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(a) Penalties; costs Any person who makes or causes to be made or presents or causes to be presented to any bank or other financial institution or to any officer, agent,...


(a) Development Coordination Committee established The President shall establish a system for coordination of United States policies and programs which affect United States...


For the purpose of facilitating implementation of section 1241(b) of title 46, Appendix, funds made available for the purposes of part I of subchapter I of this chapter or...


This chapter shall take effect on September 4, 1961. Programs under this chapter shall be identified appropriately overseas as ''American Aid''. ...


(a) Determinations, authorizations, regulations, orders, contracts, agreements, etc., under prior law Except as may be expressly provided to the contrary in this chapter,...


As used in this chapter - (a) ''Agency of the United States Government'' includes any agency, department, board, wholly or partly owned corporation, instrumentality,...


Unexpended balances of funds made available pursuant to this chapter, the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, or the Latin American Development Act, as amended, are...


If any provision of this chapter or the application of any provision to any circumstances or persons shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this chapter, and of the ...


It is of paramount importance that long-range economic plans take cognizance of the need for a dependable supply of fuels, which is necessary to orderly and stable development...


Subject to the provisions of section 1306 of title 31, the President is authorized, as a demonstration of good will on the part of the people of the United States for the Polish...


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The furnishing of economic, military, or other assistance under this chapter shall not be construed as creating a new commitment or as affecting any existing commitment to use...


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The President shall not exercise any special authority granted to him under section 2318(a), 2348a(c)(2), or 2360(a) of this title unless the President, before he intends to...


(a) Restrictions on appropriations in absence of or in excess of prior authorizations Notwithstanding any provision of law enacted before January 12, 1971, no...


(a) Notification by President to foreign country Not later than thirty days after the enactment of any law appropriating funds to carry out any provision of this chapter ...


(a) Report to Congress In any case in which the President is required to make a report to the Congress, or to any committee or officer of either House of Congress, concerning...


(a) In general Not later than March 31 of each year, the Secretary of State shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Committee...


(a) Report required Not later than February 1 of each year, the President shall transmit to the Congress an annual report for the fiscal year ending the previous September 30. ...


(a) Annual report Not later than January 31 of each year, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State shall jointly prepare and submit to the appropriate...


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(a) Effective date of prohibition On and after July 1, 1975, none of the funds made available to carry out this chapter, and none of the local currencies generated under...


(a) Purpose The Trade and Development Agency shall be an agency of the United States under the foreign policy guidance of the Secretary of State. The purpose of the Trade...


(a) Establishment of office The Administrator of AID shall establish a capital projects office to carry out the purposes described in subsection (b) of this section. ...


(a) Purposes The Administrator of AID shall develop a program, in accordance with subsection (b) of this section, that focuses on developmentally sound capital projects for...


The President shall use the Trade Promotion Coordination Committee to coordinate activities under sections 2421a to 2421e of this title with other relevant activities of the...


(a) Funding level The Congress strongly urges the President to use at least $650,000,000 for fiscal year 1993 and at least $700,000,000 for fiscal year 1994 of the total...


For purposes of sections 2421a to 2421e of this title - (1) the term ''AID'' means the Agency for International Development; and (2) the term ''capital project'' means...


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(a) Agreement for necessary or strategic raw material; definition Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the President determines it is in the United States...


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(a) Assignment of personnel on basis of ability and experience The President shall not take into account, in assigning officers and employees of the United States to carry out...


(a) Authorization of appropriations There are authorized to be appropriated to the President, in addition to funds otherwise available for such purposes - (1) $387,000,000...


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(a) The Congress declares that - (1) United States policy toward Korea should continue to be arrived at by joint decision of the President and the Congress; (2) in...


(a) Transfer authority of President of defense articles and services located in Korea; applicable terms and conditions; reimbursement (1) The President is authorized...


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Beginning with the fiscal year 1983 and for each fiscal year thereafter, the President shall prepare and transmit to the Congress, as part of the presentation materials for foreign ...


(a) Policy It is the sense of the Congress that the President should instruct the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations to enhance the role of...


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The purpose of this subchapter is to encourage and support improvement in the lives of the people of Latin America and the Caribbean through market-oriented reforms and...


For purposes of this subchapter - (1) the term ''administering body'' means the entity provided for in section 2430g(c) of this title; (2) the term ''Americas...


(a) Requirements To be eligible for benefits from the Facility under this subchapter, a country must be a Latin American or Caribbean country - (1) whose government...


(a) Authority to reduce debt (1) Authority The President may reduce the amount owed to the United States (or any agency of the United States) that is outstanding as of ...


(a) Currency of payment The principal amount of each new obligation issued pursuant to section 2430c(b) of this title shall be repaid in United States dollars. (b) Deposit...


(a) Rate of interest New obligations issued by a beneficiary country pursuant to section 2430c(b) of this title shall bear interest at a concessional rate. (b) Currency...


(a) Establishment Each beneficiary country that enters into an Americas Framework Agreement shall be required to establish an Enterprise for the Americas Fund to receive...


(a) Authority The Secretary of State is authorized, in consultation with other appropriate Government officials, to enter into an Americas Framework Agreement with any...


For purposes of this subchapter, the Enterprise for the Americas Board shall - (1) advise the Secretary of State on the negotiations of Americas Framework Agreements; ...


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(a) Findings The Congress finds the following: (1) It is the established policy of the United States to support and seek protection of tropical forests around the world. ...


As used in this subchapter: (1) Administering body The term ''administering body'' means the entity provided for in section 2431g(c) of this title. (2)...


There is established in the Department of the Treasury an entity to be known as the ''Tropical Forest Facility'' for the purpose of providing for the administration of debt...


(a) In general To be eligible for benefits from the Facility under this subchapter, a country shall be a developing country with a tropical forest - (1) whose...


(a) Authority to reduce debt (1) Authority The President may reduce the amount owed to the United States (or any agency of the United States) that is outstanding as of ...


(a) Authority to reduce debt (1) Authority Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President may reduce the amount owed to the United States (or any agency of the ...


(a) Loans and credits eligible for sale, reduction, or cancellation (1) Debt-for-nature swaps (A) In general Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President ...


(a) Authority (1) In general The Secretary of State is authorized, in consultation with other appropriate officials of the Federal Government, to enter into a...


(a) Establishment Each beneficiary country that enters into a Tropical Forest Agreement under section 2431g of this title shall be required to establish a Tropical Forest Fund...


(a) Enterprise for the Americas Board The Enterprise for the Americas Board established under section 1738i(a) of title 7 shall, in addition to carrying out the ...


The President shall consult with the appropriate congressional committees on a periodic basis to review the operation of the Facility under this subchapter and the eligibility...


(a) In general Not later than December 31 of each year, the President shall prepare and transmit to the Congress an annual report concerning the operation of the Facility for...


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The purpose of this chapter is to enable the Government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other...


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(a) Grants or contracts for educational or cultural exchanges; participation in international fairs and expositions abroad The Director of the United States Information Agency...


(a) Authorization of activities; grants or contracts for exchanges with foreign countries Pursuant to the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C....


(a) Limitation Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section and notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of State may not obligate or expend any...


(a) Authorization The Director of the United States Information Agency is authorized to enter into agreements with foreign governments and international organizations,...


(a) Delegation of powers; submission of proposal for delegation to Congress The President may delegate, to such officers of the Government as he determines to be...


(a) Availability Amounts appropriated to carry out the purposes of this chapter are authorized to be made available until expended. (b) Acquisition of foreign currencies ...


(a) Appointment; members; considerations for selection (1) For the purpose of selecting students, scholars, teachers, trainees, and other persons to participate in the programs ...


The Board shall submit annual reports to the Congress and such other reports to the Congress as it deems appropriate, and shall make reports to the public in the United States...


(a) Performance of certain functions without regard to other laws; appropriation credits upon reimbursement for services in connection with exchange activities ...


(a) Grants and other foreign government assistance; family or household expense assistance prohibited; ''Federal employee'' defined (1) Congress consents to the...


(a) Agreements; Presidential determination; publication in Federal Register Whenever any work of art or other object of cultural significance is imported into the...


(a) Establishment; responsibilities In order to carry out the purposes of this chapter, there is established in the United States Information Agency, or in such appropriate...


(a) Financing of exchanges with repayments on Lend-Lease debts The President is authorized to negotiate and implement agreements with the independent states of the former Soviet...


(a) Establishment Subject to the availability of appropriations and under the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.),...


Of each amount transferred to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs out of appropriations other than appropriations under the heading ''Educational and Cultural...


(a) The Congress of the United States declares that it is the policy of the United States and the purpose of this chapter to promote world peace and friendship through a Peace...


Effective on December 29, 1981, the Peace Corps shall be an independent agency within the executive branch and shall not be an agency within the ACTION Agency, the successor to...


(a) Congressional declaration of policy of encouragement The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States and a further purpose of this chapter (1) to...


(a) Terms and conditions of authorization The President is authorized to carry out programs in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, on such terms and conditions as he ...


(a) Appointment The President may appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a Director of the Peace Corps and a Deputy Director of the Peace Corps. ...


(a) Persons eligible; terms and conditions of service; Federal employee status; racial, sex, religious, or color discrimination The President may enroll in the Peace...


The President may enroll in the Peace Corps qualified citizens or nationals of the United States whose services are required for supervisory or other special duties...


(a) Foreign employment; compensation, allowances, and benefits; utilization of Presidential authority respecting Foreign Service; additional compensation and...


(a) Applicants for enrollment and enrolled volunteers The President shall make provision for such training as he deems appropriate for each applicant for enrollment as a...


In order to provide for assistance by foreign nationals in the training of volunteers, and to permit effective implementation of Peace Corps projects with due regard for...


(a) Contract authority; assignment of volunteers; acceptance of voluntary services and gifts and transfers of property; personal service contracts In furtherance of...


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(a) Establishment A Peace Corps National Advisory Council (hereinafter in this section referred to as the ''Council'') shall be established in accordance with the provisions...


(a) Employment; compensation, travel expenses and per diem; renewal of contracts Experts and consultants or organizations thereof may, as authorized by section 3109 of...


(a) Authority; oath of allegiance In furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, the head of any agency of the United States Government is authorized to detail, assign,...


(a) Administrative and other expenses Funds made available for the purposes of this chapter may be used for compensation, allowances and travel of employees, including members...


(a) Establishment (1) There is established in the Treasury of the United States an account to be known as the ''Foreign Currency Fluctuations, Peace Corps, Account''. The...


Whenever possible, expenditures incurred in carrying out functions under this chapter shall be paid for in such currency of the country or area where the expense is incurred as...


In order to further the goal of the Peace Corps, as set forth in section 2501 of this title, relating to the promotion of a better understanding of other peoples on the part of...


(a) Judicial notice The President may adopt, alter, and use an official seal or emblem of the Peace Corps of such design as he shall determine, which shall be judicially...


All persons employed or assigned to duties under this chapter shall be investigated to insure that the employment or assignment is consistent with the national interest in...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law or regulation, service in the Peace Corps as a volunteer shall not in any way exempt such volunteer from the performance of...


No person shall be assigned to duty as a volunteer under this chapter in any foreign country or area unless at the time of such assignment he possesses such reasonable proficiency...


In carrying out this chapter, no political test or political qualification may be used in - (1) selecting any person for enrollment as a volunteer or for appointment to...


(a) The term ''abroad'' means any area outside the United States. (b) The term ''United States'' means the several States and the District of Columbia. (c) The...


If any provision of this chapter or the application of any provision to any circumstances or persons shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this chapter and...


An ultimate goal of the United States is a world which is free from the scourge of war and the dangers and burdens of armaments; in which the use of force has been subordinated to...


As used in this chapter - (a) The terms ''arms control'' and ''disarmament'' mean the identification, verification, inspection, limitation, control, reduction,...


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The President may appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, Special Representatives of the President for arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament matters....


A program for visiting scholars in the fields of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament shall be established by the Secretary of State in order to obtain the services...


The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to exercise his powers in this subchapter in such manner as to ensure the acquisition of a fund of theoretical and...


All research within the United States contracted for, sponsored, cosponsored, or authorized under authority of this chapter, shall be provided for in such manner that all...


(a) Formulation The Secretary of State shall prepare for the President, and the heads of such other Government agencies as the President may determine, recommendations and...


(a) Responsibilities The Secretary of State, under the direction of the President, shall have primary responsibility for the preparation, conduct, and management of United...


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In order to assist the Secretary of State in the performance of his duties with respect to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament policy and negotiations, any...


(a) In general In order to ensure that arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements can be verified, the Secretary of State shall report to Congress, on a...


(a) Establishment of working group The President should establish a working group - (1) to examine verification approaches to a strategic arms reduction agreement and...


(a) Preparation of records The Secretary of State shall establish and maintain records for each arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreement to which the...


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In addition to any authorities otherwise available, the Secretary of State in the performance of functions under this chapter is authorized to - (a) Utilization of other...


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Members of advisory boards and consultants may serve as such without regard to any Federal law limiting the reemployment of retired officers or employees or governing the...


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(a) In general Not later than January 31 of each year, the President shall submit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to the chairman of the Committee on...


Not later than December 31 of each year, the Secretary of State shall publish an unclassified report on world military expenditures and arms transfers. Such report shall...


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The Congress finds that - (1) under this chapter, the Department of State is charged with the ''formulation and implementation of United States arms control...


(a) Interagency coordination OSIA should receive policy guidance which is formulated through an interagency mechanism established by the President. (b) Role of Secretary...


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Any notification submitted to the Congress with respect to a proposed transfer, reprogramming, or reallocation of funds from or within the budget of OSIA shall also be submitted...


As used in this subchapter - (1) the term ''INF Treaty'' means the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on ...


(a) United States membership in International Organization for Migration; contributions to Organization The President is authorized to continue membership for the United ...


(a) Authority of President to make loans, advances, grants, contracts, etc.; authority to use money, funds, property, services, etc. In carrying out the purpose of...


The President is authorized to designate the head of any department or agency of the United States Government, or any official thereof who is required to be appointed by...


The President may allocate or transfer to any agency of the United States Government any part of any funds available for carrying out the purposes of this chapter. Such funds...


(a) Use of funds Funds made available for the purposes of this chapter shall be available for - (1) compensation, allowances, and travel of personnel, including...


(a) Program audits Funds may not be available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) under this chapter or any other Act unless provision is made for - ...


In this chapter - (1) The term ''person'' includes every person who occupies an office or a position in the Government of the United States, its territories...


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Any gift or decoration on deposit with the Department of State on October 15, 1966, shall, when approved by the Secretary of State and the appropriate department, agency, office,...


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There shall be at the seat of government an executive department to be known as the ''Department of State'', and a Secretary of State, who shall be the head thereof. ...


(a) Secretary of State (1) The Department of State shall be administered, in accordance with this Act and other provisions of law, under the supervision and direction of...


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(a) Establishment of position There is established in the Department of State the position of Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs. (b) Appointment ...


(a) Designation of position The Secretary of State shall designate one of the Assistant Secretaries of State authorized by section 2651a(c)(1) of this title as the...


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There is established within the Department of State a Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. There shall be an Assistant Secretary of State...


The Secretary of State shall perform such duties as shall from time to time be enjoined on or intrusted to him by the President relative to correspondences, commissions,...


The Congress finds that - (1) the consequences of modern scientific and technological advances are of such major significance in United States foreign policy...


In order to maximize the benefits and to minimize the adverse consequences of science and technology in the conduct of foreign policy, the Congress declares the following to be...


(a) Identification, evaluation and initiation of scientific and technological developments The President, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Science...


(a) Coordination and oversight over science and technology agreements between United States and foreign countries, etc. (1) In order to implement the policies set forth in...


The Secretary of State shall promptly advise the Congress whenever the Department of State issues a travel advisory, or other public warning notice for United States...


(a) Requirement of annual country reports on terrorism The Secretary of State shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations...


(a) Reports to Congress Beginning 90 days after October 28, 1991, and every 365 days thereafter, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General...


(a) Report on loan criteria Not later than 90 days after October 28, 1991, the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, in consultation with the...


(a) Counterdrug and law enforcement strategy (1) Requirement Not later than 180 days after October 21, 1998, the Secretary of State shall establish, implement, and submit...


The Secretary of State shall have the custody and charge of the seal of the Department of State, and of all the books, records, papers, furniture, fixtures, and other property...


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The Secretary of State shall procure from time to time such of the statutes of the several States as may not be in his office. ...


The Secretary of State shall furnish to the Public Printer a correct copy of every treaty between the United States and any foreign government as soon as possible after it has...


On and after May 15, 1936, whenever the Secretary of State, in his discretion, procures information on behalf of corporations, firms, and individuals, the expense of cablegrams...


Information should not be disseminated about opportunities for, and there should be no participation or other assistance by any officer or employee of the Department of...


In fiscal year 2001 and thereafter reimbursements for services provided to the press in connection with the travel of senior-level officials may be collected and credited to...


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The Secretary of State may prescribe duties for the Assistant Secretaries and the clerks of bureaus, as well as for all the other employees in the department, and may make changes...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department of State is dependent not only on the contribution of Foreign Service ...


There shall not be employed in the Department of State or in connection with said Department in the District of Columbia any personal services other than those which shall...


The Secretary of State is authorized to establish a Foreign Service fellowship program at the Department of State. The Foreign Service fellowship program shall provide a...


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(a) Authorization; accounting Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law the Secretary of State is authorized in his discretion to issue under the limitations...


All moneys received by the Secretary of State from foreign governments and other sources, in trust for citizens of the United States or others, shall be deposited and covered into...


The Secretary of State may use funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Secretary to - (a) provide for printing and binding outside the States of the United...


During the current fiscal year and hereafter, the Secretary of State shall have discretionary authority to pay tort claims in the manner authorized by section 2672 of title 28...


(a) Diplomatic Telecommunications Service financial management In fiscal year 1995 and each succeeding fiscal year - (1) the Secretary of State shall provide funds for the ...


(a) Procurement policy It is the policy of the United States to foster and support procurement of goods and services from private, commercial companies. (b) Implementation ...


The Secretary of State is authorized to - (a) obtain insurance on official motor vehicles operated by the Department of State in foreign countries, and pay the expenses ...


(a) Delegation of authority pertaining to certification of expenditures The Secretary of State is authorized to - (1) subject to subsection (b) of this section, make ...


The Secretary of State is authorized to - (a) provide for participation by the United States in international activities which arise from time to time in the conduct...


In order to insure appropriate representation at meetings of international fisheries commissions, the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce or of...


Alternate United States Commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services. They may be paid travel expenses and per diem in lieu of subsistence at the rates...


The provisions of section 287e of this title, and regulations thereunder, applicable to expenses incurred pursuant to sections 287 to 287e of this title, may be applicable to...


The exchange allowances or proceeds derived from the exchange or sale of passenger motor vehicles in possession of the Foreign Service abroad, in accordance with section 481(c)...


The Secretary of State may allocate or transfer to any department, agency, or independent establishment of the United States Government (with the consent of the head of...


The Secretary of State is authorized to enter into contracts in foreign countries involving expenditures from funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department...


Appropriated funds made available to the Department of State for expenses in connection with travel of personnel outside the continental United States, including travel of...


If the amount appropriated (or made available in the event of a sequestration order issued pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Public...


The Secretary of State, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget, shall prescribe the maximum rates of per diem in lieu of subsistence (or of similar...


(a) Funding for periods not in excess of five years; conditions Any contract for the procurement of property or services, or both, for the Department of State or the Foreign...


If it has been finally determined by a court or Federal agency that a person intentionally affixed a label bearing a ''Made in America'' inscription, or any inscription with the...


(a) Prohibition (1) Except for real estate leases and as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Department of State may not enter into any contract that expends...


(a)(1) Notwithstanding any provision of law enacted before October 26, 1974, no money appropriated to the Department of State under any law shall be available for obligation...


(a) In general An officer or employee of the Department of State to whom a written or oral question is addressed by any member of a committee specified in subsection (b) of...


(a) Procedures to facilitate access The Department of State shall maintain procedures to ensure that the members and staff of the congressional committees of jurisdiction...


Section 1651 of title 42 shall not apply with respect to such contracts as the Secretary of State may determine which are contracts with persons employed to perform work for...


For the purpose of assuring continued operation of the facilities hereinafter described for international broadcasting as a means of achieving the objectives of the United...


Whenever the Secretary finds that the operation of the facilities authorized by sections 2681 to 2683 of this title to be transferred is no longer necessary or desirable, he...


The Department of State shall assume all obligations of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation covering operations of said facilities, equipment, and appurtenant property...


(a) Establishment of fund There is hereby established a working capital fund for the Department of State, which shall be available without fiscal year limitation, for...


(a) Establishment There is established within the Department of State a Capital Investment Fund to provide for the procurement and enhancement of information technology and...


(a) An Executive agency to which any officer or employee of the Department of State is detailed, assigned, or otherwise made available, shall reimburse the Department for the...


It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should, and he is authorized to, establish within the Department of State a bureau which shall be responsible...


(a) Designation The Secretary of State shall designate a Special Coordinator - (1) to coordinate the United States Government response to international water...


The Secretary of State is authorized to use appropriated funds for unusual expenses similar to those authorized by section 5913 of title 5 incident to the operation and maintenance...


It is the sense of the Congress that the position of United States ambassador to a foreign country should be accorded to men and women possessing clearly demonstrated competence...


Each fiscal year (beginning with fiscal year 1977), the Secretary of State may use funds appropriated for the American Sections, International Joint Commission, United States...


Any expenditure for any gift for any person of any foreign country which involves any funds made available to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and...


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(a) The Secretary of State may compensate, pursuant to regulations which he shall prescribe, for the cost of participating in any proceeding or on any advisory committee or...


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(1) After September 30, 1977, no appropriated funds, other than funds from the ''Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service'' account of the Department of State, may be...


(a) Agreements Whenever the head of any Federal agency performing any foreign affairs functions (including, but not limited to, the Department of State, the Broadcasting Board...


(a) Surcharge for certain foreign language services Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of State is authorized to require the payment of an appropriate fee, ...


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(a) Additional appropriations There are authorized to be appropriated for the Department of State, in addition to amounts otherwise authorized to be appropriated for...


(a) Unconditional and conditional gifts The Secretary of State may accept on behalf of the United States gifts made unconditionally by will or otherwise for the benefit of ...


(a) The Secretary of State may, without regard to section 3106 of title 5, authorize a principal officer of the Foreign Service to procure legal services whenever such services...


(a) In order to expand employment opportunities for family members of United States Government personnel assigned abroad, the Secretary of State shall seek to conclude such...


The Secretary of State may authorize the principal officer of a Foreign Service post to provide for the use of Government owned or leased vehicles located at that post...


Whenever the Secretary of State determines that educational facilities are not available, or that existing educational facilities are inadequate, to meet the needs of children...


(a) Exclusiveness of designated remedies The remedy - (1) against the United States provided by sections 1346(b) and 2672 of title 28, or (2) through proceedings...


(a) Non-Government-operated services; applicability of other provisions of law The Secretary of State may authorize and assist in the establishment, maintenance, and...


The Secretary of State may pay, without regard to section 5702 of title 5, subsistence expenses of (1) special agents of the Department of State who are on authorized...


The following documents shall have the same force and effect as proof of United States citizenship as certificates of naturalization or of citizenship issued by the Attorney...


(a) In general Unless the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations and...


(a) Repealed. Pub. L. 103-236, title I, Sec. 162(k)(1)(A), Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 408. (b) The Secretary of State shall be responsible for formulation, coordination,...


(a) Establishment (1) In general There is established a program for the payment of rewards to carry out the purposes of this section. (2) Purpose The...


(a) Authority to award The President, upon the recommendation of the Secretary, may award a Foreign Service star to any member of the Foreign Service or any other...


(a) General authority Under such regulations as the Secretary of State may prescribe, special agents of the Department of State and the Foreign Service may - (1)...


(a) International agreements The Secretary of State may use funds available to the Secretary for the expenses of United States participation in arbitrations and other...


(a) Authority The Secretary of State may reimburse domestic and foreign persons, agencies, or governments for the protection of judges or other persons who provide assistance...


(a) Authority The Secretary of State may, by regulation, impose controls on the provision of the services described in subsection (b) of this section if the Secretary...


(a) In general The Secretary of State shall administer the historic and artistic articles of furniture, fixtures, and decorative objects of the reception areas of the...


(a) Ineligibility for passport (1) In general A passport may not be issued to an individual who is convicted of an offense described in subsection (b) of this...


(a) Authority In the case of a major disaster or incident abroad which affects the health and safety of citizens of the United States residing or traveling abroad, the...


(a) Sense of Congress It is the sense of Congress that - (1) it is in the national interests of the United States to provide information regarding the killing,...


(a) In general Whenever a United States citizen or national dies abroad, a consular officer shall endeavor to notify, or assist the Secretary of State in notifying, the next...


(a) Conservation of estates abroad (1) Authority to act as conservator Whenever a United States citizen or national dies abroad, a consular officer shall act as...


(a) Contract authority (1) Subject to the availability of appropriations, the Secretary of State shall enter into contracts for collection services to recover indebtedness owed...


For each fiscal year, 100 percent of the registration fees collected by the Office of Defense Trade Controls of the Department of State shall be credited to a Department of...


(a) Use of fees Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds received by the Department of State in connection with use of Blair House (including reimbursements...


The Secretary of State may make grants to postsecondary educational institutions or students for the purpose of increasing the level of knowledge and awareness of and interest...


(a) Prohibited uses of funds Except as provided under subsection (d) of this section or in accordance with the procedures under subsections (b) and (c) of this section - ...


A passport may not be denied issuance, revoked, restricted, or otherwise limited because of any speech, activity, belief, affiliation, or membership, within or outside the...


(a) Authority to pay expenses If the United States Government hosts an international meeting or conference in the United States, the Secretary of State is authorized to pay...


(a) Report to Congress The Secretary shall report, on a timely basis, to the appropriate committees of the Congress each time a consular post denies a visa on the grounds...


(a) Authority to charge fee (1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary of State is authorized to charge a fee to cover the actual or estimated cost of providing any person,...


The Secretary is authorized to charge a fee for use of the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center of the Department of State. Amounts collected under this section ...


The Secretary is authorized to charge a fee for use of the diplomatic reception rooms of the Department of State. Amounts collected under this section (including reimbursements and ...


The Secretary shall include in the annual Congressional Presentation Document and the Budget in Brief a detailed accounting of the total collections received by the Department...


(a) Annual report concerning diplomatic immunity (1) Report to Congress 180 days after October 21, 1998, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of State shall prepare...


As declared by the Congress in the Arms Control and Disarmament Act (22 U.S.C. 2551 et seq.), an ultimate goal of the United States continues to be a world which is free from...