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U.S. CODE
TITLE 22
FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE

Version 2010-02-01


  • DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE GENERALLY
  • CONSULAR COURTS
  • UNITED STATES COURT FOR CHINA
  • PASSPORTS
  • PRESERVATION OF FRIENDLY FOREIGN RELATIONS GENERALLY
  • FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS
  • INTERNATIONAL BUREAUS, CONGRESSES, ETC.
    • CANADA-UNITED STATES INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • MEXICO-UNITED STATES INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • BRITISH-AMERICAN INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • UNITED STATES DELEGATION TO PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF CONFERENCE ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE
    • UNITED STATES SENATE-CHINA INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • UNITED STATES SENATE-RUSSIA INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • UNITED STATES SENATE-JAPAN INTERPARLIAMENTARY GROUP
    • KERMIT ROOSEVELT FUND
    • INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION
    • GORGAS MEMORIAL LABORATORY
    • UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION
    • SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
    • CARIBBEAN COMMISSION
    • PAN AMERICAN RAILWAY CONGRESS
    • THE INSTITUTE OF INTER-AMERICAN AFFAIRS
    • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION
    • INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
    • INTER-AMERICAN INVESTMENT CORPORATION
    • INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
    • ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
    • INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AND BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
    • UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION
    • UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
    • PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    • INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ORGANIZATION
    • WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    • INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION
    • AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND
    • AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
    • AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
    • UNITED STATES-INDIA FUND FOR CULTURAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION
    • MULTILATERAL INVESTMENT GUARANTEE AGENCY
    • EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
    • NORTH AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AND RELATED PROVISIONS
    • UNITED STATES-MEXICO BORDER HEALTH COMMISSION
    • MIDDLE EAST DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • FOREIGN SERVICE BUILDINGS
  • FOREIGN WARS, WAR MATERIALS, AND NEUTRALITY
    • WAR MATERIALS
    • NEUTRALITY
    • PREVENTION OF OFFENSES AGAINST NEUTRALITY
  • HEMISPHERAL RELATIONS
    • GENERALLY
    • WAR MATERIALS
  • FOREIGN AGENTS AND PROPAGANDA
    • GENERALLY
    • REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN PROPAGANDISTS
  • CLAIMS COMMISSIONS
  • SERVICE COURTS OF FRIENDLY FOREIGN FORCES
  • FOREIGN SERVICE
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • GOVERNING BODIES OF THE SERVICES
      • Officers
      • Boards
    • DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
      • General
      • Special
    • PERSONNEL CATEGORIES AND SALARIES
      • Categories of Personnel
      • Salaries
      • Salaries of Officers Temporarily in Charge
      • Time of Receiving Salary
      • Classification of Positions
      • Additional Compensation
    • APPOINTMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS
      • Principal Diplomatic Representatives
      • Foreign Service Officers
      • Foreign Service Reserve Officers
      • Foreign Service Staff Officers and Employees
      • Alien Clerks and Employees
      • Consular Agents
      • Assignment of Personnel by the Army and Navy Departments
      • Assignment of Foreign Service Personnel
    • PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
      • General
      • Efficiency Records
      • Promotion of Foreign Service Officers and Reserve Officers
      • Separation of Officers and Employees From the Service
      • Promotion of Staff Officers and Employees
      • Separation of Staff Officers and Employees
      • Alien Clerks and Employees
      • Consular Agents
      • Inspections
      • Foreign Service Grievances
    • THE FOREIGN SERVICE INSTITUTE
    • RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY SYSTEM
      • Establishment of System
      • Contributions to the Fund
      • Computation and Payment of Annuities
      • Benefits Accruing to Certain Participants
      • Lump-Sum Payments
      • Service Period for Annuities
      • Moneys
      • Annuitants Recalled in Service or Reemployed in Government
      • Voluntary Contributions
      • Cost-of-Living Adjustments of Annuities
    • ALLOWANCES AND BENEFITS
      • Allowances and Special Allotments
      • Travel and Related Expenses
      • Commissary and Mess Services and Recreation Facilities
      • Leaves of Absence
      • Medical Services
    • POWERS, DUTIES, AND LIABILITIES OF CONSULAR OFFICERS GENERALLY
  • FOREIGN SERVICE INFORMATION OFFICERS CORPS
  • THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
    • LAWS AND OBLIGATIONS OF UNITED STATES
      • Customs Duties
      • Quotas
      • Internal Taxes
      • Immigration
    • OBLIGATIONS OF PHILIPPINES
      • Purposes
      • Customs Duties
      • Internal Taxes
      • Immigration
      • General Provisions
    • EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND PHILIPPINES
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO TRADE RELATIONS
    • TRADE RELATIONS UNDER REVISED AGREEMENT
    • PROPERTY RETAINED BY THE UNITED STATES
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • GREEK AND TURKISH ASSISTANCE
  • RELIEF AID TO WAR-DEVASTATED COUNTRIES
  • UNITED STATES INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • INTERCHANGE OF PERSONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES
    • ASSIGNMENT OF SPECIALISTS
    • PARTICIPATION BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
    • DISSEMINATION ABROAD OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNITED STATES
    • RADIO BROADCASTING TO CUBA
    • TELEVISION BROADCASTING TO CUBA
    • ADVISORY COMMISSIONS TO FORMULATE POLICIES
    • ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE
    • APPROPRIATIONS AND OTHER FUNDS
  • FOREIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    • ASSISTANCE TO EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
    • ASSISTANCE TO INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS EMERGENCY FUND
    • ASSISTANCE TO CHINA
    • ASSISTANCE TO KOREA
    • AID TO PALESTINE REFUGEES
    • INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • ASSISTANCE TO YUGOSLAVIA
  • MUTUAL DEFENSE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY NATIONS
    • OTHER NATIONS
  • MUTUAL DEFENSE ASSISTANCE CONTROL PROGRAM
    • WAR MATERIALS
    • OTHER MATERIALS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • SETTLEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL CLAIMS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • VESTING AND LIQUIDATION OF BULGARIAN, HUNGARIAN, AND RUMANIAN PROPERTY
    • CLAIMS AGAINST BULGARIA, HUNGARY, RUMANIA, ITALY, AND THE SOVIET UNION
    • CLAIMS AGAINST CZECHOSLOVAKIA
    • CLAIMS AGAINST CUBA AND CHINA
    • CLAIMS AGAINST GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
    • CLAIMS AGAINST VIETNAM
  • SETTLEMENT OF INVESTMENT DISPUTES
  • MUTUAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE
    • ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • EUROPE; APPROPRIATIONS
    • NEAR EAST AND AFRICA; APPROPRIATIONS
    • ASIA AND PACIFIC; APPROPRIATIONS
    • AMERICAN REPUBLICS AND NON-SELF-GOVERNING TERRITORIES OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • PROTECTION OF CITIZENS ABROAD
  • MUTUAL SECURITY PROGRAM
    • GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
    • MILITARY ASSISTANCE
    • ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE
      • Defense Support
      • Development Loan Fund
      • Technical Cooperation
      • Special Assistance and Other Programs
    • CONTINGENCY FUND
  • MIDDLE EAST PEACE AND STABILITY
  • PROTECTION OF VESSELS ON THE HIGH SEAS AND IN TERRITORIAL WATERS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES
  • ARMED FORCES PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR SPORTS COMPETITIONS
  • INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE AND TRADE FAIR PARTICIPATION
  • INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY PARTICIPATION
  • CULTURAL, TECHNICAL, AND EDUCATIONAL CENTERS
    • CENTER BETWEEN EAST AND WEST
    • WESTERN HEMISPHERIC CENTER
    • DANTE B. FASCELL NORTH-SOUTH CENTER
    • INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
    • INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MIDDLE EASTERN-WESTERN DIALOGUE
  • INTER-AMERICAN CULTURAL AND TRADE CENTER
  • INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
    • NATIONAL TOURISM POLICY
    • DUTIES
    • ADMINISTRATION
  • NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION
  • FOREIGN ASSISTANCE
    • INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      • Declaration of Policy; Development Assistance Authorizations
      • Other Programs
        • multilateral and regional development programs
        • american schools and hospitals abroad; prototype desalting plants
        • shelter and other credit guaranty programs
        • disadvantaged children in asia
        • microenterprise development assistance
          • Grant Assistance
          • Credit Assistance
          • United States Microfinance Loan Facility
          • Miscellaneous Provisions
        • evaluation of programs
        • southeast asia multilateral and regional programs
        • utilization of democratic institutions in development
        • programs relating to population growth and family planning
        • food production targets and reports
        • famine prevention and freedom from hunger
      • International Organizations and Programs
      • Supporting Assistance
      • Contingencies
      • Central America Democracy, Peace, and Development Initiative
      • Debt-for-Nature Exchanges
      • International Narcotics Control
      • International Disaster Assistance
      • Development Fund for Africa
      • Support for Economic and Democratic Development of the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union
      • Support for the Economic and Political Independence of the Countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia
    • MILITARY ASSISTANCE AND SALES
      • Declaration of Policy
      • Military Assistance
      • Foreign Military Sales
      • Economic Support Fund
      • International Military Education and Training
      • Peacekeeping Operations
      • Air Base Construction in Israel
      • Antiterrorism Assistance
      • Nonproliferation and Export Control Assistance
    • GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
      • General Provisions
      • Administrative Provisions
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • ENTERPRISE FOR THE AMERICAS INITIATIVE
    • DEBT REDUCTION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH TROPICAL FORESTS
    • MIDDLE EAST ASSISTANCE
  • MUTUAL EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
  • THE PEACE CORPS
  • ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVES AND VISITING SCHOLARS
    • FUNCTIONS
    • ADDITIONAL GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • ON-SITE INSPECTION ACTIVITIES
  • MIGRATION AND REFUGEE ASSISTANCE
  • FOREIGN GIFTS AND DECORATIONS
  • DEPARTMENT OF STATE
  • ARMS EXPORT CONTROL
    • FOREIGN AND NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY OBJECTIVES AND RESTRAINTS
    • FOREIGN MILITARY SALES AUTHORIZATIONS
    • FOREIGN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION SALES
    • SALES TO UNITED STATES COMPANIES FOR INCORPORATION INTO END ITEMS
    • EXCHANGE OF TRAINING AND RELATED SUPPORT
    • MILITARY EXPORT CONTROLS
    • END-USE MONITORING OF DEFENSE ARTICLES AND DEFENSE SERVICES
    • GENERAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
    • SPECIAL DEFENSE ACQUISITION FUND
    • LEASES OF DEFENSE ARTICLES AND LOAN AUTHORITY FOR COOPERATIVE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES
    • CONTROL OF MISSILES AND MISSILE EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY
    • CHEMICAL OR BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS PROLIFERATION
    • TRANSFER OF CERTAIN CFE TREATY-LIMITED EQUIPMENT TO NATO MEMBERS
    • NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION CONTROLS
  • INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITIONS
  • STUDY COMMISSION RELATING TO FOREIGN POLICY
  • INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY
  • INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING
  • JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP
  • COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE
  • INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AND TRADE IN SERVICES SURVEY
  • FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL DATA
  • NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION
    • UNITED STATES INITIATIVES TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE NUCLEAR FUEL SUPPLY
    • UNITED STATES INITIATIVES TO STRENGTHEN THE INTERNATIONAL SAFEGUARDS SYSTEM
    • UNITED STATES ASSISTANCE TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    • EXECUTIVE REPORTING
  • TAIWAN RELATIONS
  • SUPPORT OF PEACE TREATY BETWEEN EGYPT AND ISRAEL
    • POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND TECHNOLOGICAL SUPPORT
    • MULTINATIONAL FORCE AND OBSERVERS PARTICIPATION
  • INSTITUTE FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION
  • PANAMA CANAL
    • ADMINISTRATION AND REGULATIONS
      • Panama Canal Commission
      • Employees
        • panama canal commission personnel
        • wage and employment practices
        • conditions of employment and placement
        • retirement
        • application to related personnel
        • labor-management relations
      • Funds and Accounts
        • funds
        • accounting policies and audits
        • interagency accounts
        • postal matters
        • accounts with republic of panama
      • Claims for Injuries to Persons or Property
        • general provisions
        • vessel damage
      • Public Property
      • Tolls for Use of Panama Canal
      • General Regulations
      • Shipping and Navigation
        • operation of canal
        • inspection of vessels
    • TREATY TRANSITION PERIOD
      • Laws Continued in Force
      • Courts
      • Transition Authority
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
      • Procurement
      • Administration
  • FOREIGN SERVICE
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • MANAGEMENT OF SERVICE
    • APPOINTMENTS
    • COMPENSATION
    • CLASSIFICATION OF POSITIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
    • PROMOTION AND RETENTION
    • CAREER DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, AND ORIENTATION
    • FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY
      • Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System
      • Foreign Service Pension System
    • TRAVEL, LEAVE, AND OTHER BENEFITS
    • LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS
    • GRIEVANCES
    • FOREIGN SERVICE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
    • TRANSITION
    • MISCELLANEOUS
    • POWERS, DUTIES AND LIABILITIES OF CONSULAR OFFICERS GENERALLY
  • AUTHORITIES RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF FOREIGN MISSIONS
  • DISPOSITION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY ABROAD
  • FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES HISTORICAL SERIES
  • PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ASSISTANCE
    • THE ASIA FOUNDATION
    • NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY
  • RESEARCH AND TRAINING FOR EASTERN EUROPE AND INDEPENDENT STATES OF FORMER SOVIET UNION
  • UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
  • UNITED STATES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • DIPLOMATIC SECURITY
    • GENERALLY
    • PERSONNEL
    • PERFORMANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY
    • DIPLOMATIC SECURITY PROGRAM
  • FASCELL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  • ANTI-APARTHEID PROGRAM
    • POLICY OF UNITED STATES WITH RESPECT TO ENDING APARTHEID
    • MEASURES TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF APARTHEID
    • MEASURES BY UNITED STATES TO UNDERMINE APARTHEID
    • MULTILATERAL MEASURES TO UNDERMINE APARTHEID
    • FUTURE POLICY TOWARD SOUTH AFRICA
    • ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
  • ANTI-TERRORISMPLO
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL POLICY
    • EXCHANGE RATES AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY COORDINATION
    • INTERNATIONAL DEBT
      • Findings, Purposes, and Statement of Policy
      • International Debt Management Authority
    • PRIMARY DEALERS
    • FINANCIAL REPORTS
  • SUPPORT FOR EAST EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY
    • STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT
    • PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT
    • EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES
    • OTHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
    • ADDITIONAL SEED PROGRAM ACTIONS
    • REPORTS TO CONGRESS
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • UNITED STATES RESPONSE TO TERRORISM AFFECTING AMERICANS ABROAD
  • CONTROL AND ELIMINATION OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
  • UNITED STATES-HONG KONG POLICY
    • POLICY
    • STATUS OF HONG KONG IN UNITED STATES LAW
    • REPORTING PROVISIONS
  • FREEDOM FOR RUSSIA AND EMERGING EURASIAN DEMOCRACIES AND OPEN MARKETS SUPPORT
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
    • THE DEMOCRACY CORPS
    • NONPROLIFERATION AND DISARMAMENT PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
    • SPACE TRADE AND COOPERATION
  • DEMILITARIZATION OF FORMER SOVIET UNION
    • FINDINGS AND PROGRAM AUTHORITY
    • ADMINISTRATIVE AND FUNDING AUTHORITIES
    • REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
    • JOINT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
  • COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION WITH STATES OF FORMER SOVIET UNION
  • CUBAN DEMOCRACY
  • CUBAN LIBERTY AND DEMOCRATIC SOLIDARITY
    • STRENGTHENING INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS AGAINST THE CASTRO GOVERNMENT
    • ASSISTANCE TO FREE AND INDEPENDENT CUBA
    • PROTECTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS OF UNITED STATES NATIONALS
    • EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN ALIENS
  • MANSFIELD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
  • UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING
  • NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION PREVENTION
    • SANCTIONS FOR NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION
    • INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
  • INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
    • DEPARTMENT OF STATE ACTIVITIES
    • COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
    • PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS
      • Targeted Responses to Violations of Religious Freedom Abroad
      • Strengthening Existing Law
    • REFUGEE, ASYLUM, AND CONSULAR MATTERS
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • FOREIGN AFFAIRS AGENCIES CONSOLIDATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • UNITED STATES ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT AGENCY
      • Abolition and Transfer of Functions
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY
      • Abolition and Transfer of Functions
      • International Broadcasting
      • Conforming Amendments
    • UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION AGENCY
      • Abolition and Transfer of Functions
      • Miscellaneous Provisions
    • AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      • Reorganization and Transfer of Functions
      • Authorities of Secretary of State
    • TRANSITION
      • Reorganization Plan
      • Reorganization Authority
  • CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION IMPLEMENTATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • INSPECTIONS
    • REPORTS
    • ENFORCEMENT
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • ASSISTANCE TO COUNTRIES WITH LARGE POPULATIONS HAVING HIV/AIDS
    • UNITED STATES ASSISTANCE
    • WORLD BANK AIDS TRUST FUND
      • Establishment of the Fund
      • Reports
      • United States Financial Participation
  • UNITED STATES-CHINA RELATIONS
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • CONGRESSIONAL-EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
    • MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINAS WTO COMMITMENTS
      • Review of Membership of the Peoples Republic of China in the WTO
      • Authorization To Promote Compliance With Trade Agreements
      • Report on Compliance by the Peoples Republic of China With WTO Obligations
    • TRADE AND RULE OF LAW ISSUES IN THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
      • Task Force on Prohibition of Importation of Products of Forced or Prison Labor From the Peoples Republic of China
      • Assistance To Develop Commercial and Labor Rule of Law
    • ACCESSION OF TAIWAN TO THE WTO
    • RELATED ISSUES
  • TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION
  • TRADE SANCTIONS REFORM AND EXPORT ENHANCEMENT
  • DIPLOMATIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROGRAM OFFICE
  • INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • AMERICAN SERVICEMEMBERS PROTECTION
  • AFGHANISTAN FREEDOM SUPPORT
    • ECONOMIC AND DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR AFGHANISTAN
    • MILITARY ASSISTANCE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND CERTAIN OTHER FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    • MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • UNITED STATES LEADERSHIP AGAINST HIV/AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA
    • POLICY PLANNING AND COORDINATION
    • SUPPORT FOR MULTILATERAL FUNDS, PROGRAMS, AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
    • BILATERAL EFFORTS
      • General Assistance and Programs
      • Assistance for Women, Children, and Families
    • AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
    • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
  • MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE
  • NORTH KOREAN HUMAN RIGHTS
    • PROMOTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF NORTH KOREANS
    • ASSISTING NORTH KOREANS IN NEED
    • PROTECTING NORTH KOREAN REFUGEES
  • CLIMATE CHANGE TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • UNITED STATES AND INDIA NUCLEAR COOPERATION
  • NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATYUNITED STATES ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL IMPLEMENTATION
    • GENERAL PROVISIONS
    • COMPLEMENTARY ACCESS
    • CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION
    • ENFORCEMENT
    • ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLING
    • PROTECTION OF NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES
    • REPORTS
    • AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
  • ADVANCING DEMOCRATIC VALUES
    • ACTIVITIES TO ENHANCE THE PROMOTION OF DEMOCRACY
    • STRATEGIES AND REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE PROMOTION OF DEMOCRACY
    • ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DEMOCRACY PROMOTION AND THE INTERNET WEBSITE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    • TRAINING IN DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS; INCENTIVES
    • COOPERATION WITH DEMOCRATIC COUNTRIES
    • FUNDING FOR PROMOTION OF DEMOCRACY
  • VOLUNTEERS FOR PROSPERITY PROGRAM
  • ENHANCED PARTNERSHIP WITH PAKISTAN
    • DEMOCRATIC, ECONOMIC, AND DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE FOR PAKISTAN
    • SECURITY ASSISTANCE FOR PAKISTAN
    • STRATEGY, ACCOUNTABILITY, MONITORING, AND OTHER PROVISIONS
  • Version 2010-02-01

CHAPTER 1

DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE GENERALLY

Repealed

Section 1, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 8, formerly § 1, 43 Stat. 140; renumbered § 8 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1207, related to establishment of Foreign Service.

Section 1a, act May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 1, 59 Stat. 102, related to Congressional declaration of purpose.

Section 2, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 9, formerly § 2, 43 Stat. 140; renumbered § 9 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1207, related to definition of a Foreign Service officer and assignment to duty generally.

Section 3, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 10, formerly § 3, 43 Stat. 140; renumbered § 10 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1207; Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 84, § 2, 53 Stat. 583; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, §§ 4, 5, 59 Stat. 102, 103, related to grading, classification, and compensation of officers.

Section 3a, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 33, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1215; amended Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 84, § 4, 53 Stat. 588, related to salary increases.

Section 4, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 11, formerly § 4, 43 Stat. 140; renumbered § 11 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1215; June 29, 1935, ch. 337, 49 Stat. 436, related to appointment and commission of officers.

Section 5, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 12, formerly § 5, 43 Stat. 141; renumbered § 12 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1208, related to examination and appointment on probation of officers.

Section 6, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 12, formerly § 5, 43 Stat. 141; renumbered § 12 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1208, related to appointment to a class and not to a particular post.

Section 7, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 14, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1208; amended May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 6, 59 Stat. 103, related to reports and recommendations for promotions.



Repealed

Section, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 7, 43 Stat. 141, related to recommissioning diplomatic and consular officers on July 1, 1924.





Repealed

Section, acts Apr. 5, 1906, ch. 1366, § 4, 34 Stat. 100; May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 17, formerly § 10, 43 Stat. 142, renumbered § 17 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1209, related to inspection of diplomatic and consular offices.



Repealed

Section, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 14, formerly § 8, 43 Stat. 142; renumbered § 14 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1208, abolished grade of consular assistant and provided against reduction of salaries of certain consuls.





Repealed

Section 11, R.S. §§ 1697, 1698, as amended acts Dec. 21, 1898, ch. 36, §§ 1, 2, 30 Stat. 770, 771; May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 16, formerly § 9, 43 Stat. 142, renumbered § 16 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1208; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 7, 59 Stat. 103, related to bonds of officers.

Section 12, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 19, formerly § 12, 43 Stat. 142; renumbered § 19 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1209; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 8, 59 Stat. 104, related to living, representation, and post allowances.



Transferred





Repealed

Section 14, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 20, formerly § 13, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 20 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1209, related to private secretaries to ambassadors.

Section 15, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 21, formerly § 14, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 21 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1209; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 9, 59 Stat. 104, related to assignment of officers for duty in Department of State or any other department or agency of the Government.

Section 16, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 21, formerly § 14, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 21 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1209; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 9, 59 Stat. 104, related to assignment to special details.

Section 17, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 22, formerly § 15, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 22 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1210; Mar. 17, 1941, ch. 20, 55 Stat. 44, related to ordering of personnel to United States on statutory leave.

Section 17a, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 22, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1210, related to leave of absence and sick leave.

Section 18, acts July 1, 1916, ch. 208, 39 Stat. 252; May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 23, formerly § 16, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 23 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1210, related to appointment of Foreign Service officer as counselor of embassy or legation.

Section 19, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 24, formerly § 17, 43 Stat. 143; renumbered § 24 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1210, related to Foreign Service officers acting as commissioner, charge d'affaires, etc.

Section 20, R.S. § 1685; acts Mar. 2, 1909, ch. 235, 35 Stat. 673; Feb. 5, 1915, ch. 23, § 3, 38 Stat. 805; May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 17(25), 43 Stat. 143; Feb. 27, 1925, ch. 364, title I, 43 Stat. 1016; Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1210, related to compensation of officer acting as charge d'affaires ad interim.

Section 21, acts May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 26, formerly § 18, 43 Stat. 144; July 3, 1926, ch. 798, § 1, 44 Stat. 902; renumbered § 26 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1211; Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 84, § 3, 53 Stat. 584; July 19, 1939, ch. 330, 53 Stat. 1067; Aug. 5, 1939, ch. 441, 53 Stat. 1208; Apr. 20, 1940, ch. 118, § 1, 54 Stat. 143; Oct. 14, 1940, ch. 859, § 4, 54 Stat. 1118; May 13, 1941, ch. 115, § 1, 55 Stat. 189, eff. Aug. 1, 1941, related to retirement and disability system.

Section 21a, act July 3, 1926, ch. 798, § 2, 44 Stat. 903, related to retirement and disability rights of Chief of Division of Western European Affairs.

Section 22, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 27, formerly § 19, 43 Stat. 146; renumbered § 27 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1213, related to recall to active duty of retired officers.

Section 23, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 28, formerly § 20, 43 Stat. 146; renumbered § 28 and amended Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1213, related to making other laws applicable to Foreign Service officers.

Section 23a, acts Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 1, 46 Stat. 1207; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 2, 59 Stat. 102, related to administrative, fiscal, and clerical personnel of Foreign Service.

Section 23b, act Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 2, 46 Stat. 1207, related to appointment to grade of senior clerk.

Section 23c, acts Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 3, 46 Stat. 1207; Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 84, § 1, 53 Stat. 583; May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 3, 59 Stat. 102, related to allowances at all posts to clerks to meet excessive costs of living.

Section 23d, act Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 4, 46 Stat. 1207, related to appointment of clerks to serve in a diplomatic mission.

Section 23e, act Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 5, 46 Stat. 1207, related to regulations governing clerks.

Section 23f, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 31, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1214; amended May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 10, 59 Stat. 105, related to Board of Foreign Personnel.

Section 23g, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 31, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1214; amended May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 10, 59 Stat. 105, related to Chief of Division of Foreign Service personnel and Director of Office of Foreign Service.

Section 23h, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 32, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1214; amended July 3, 1946, ch. 539, § 5, 60 Stat. 427, related to Division of Foreign Service Personnel, efficiency ratings, etc.

Section 23i, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 33, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1215; amended Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 84, § 4, 53 Stat. 588, related to separation of officers from Service, retirement pay, and annuities.

Section 23j, act May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 34, as added Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 276, § 7, 46 Stat. 1216, related to reduction of salary upon promotion to a higher grade.



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Repealed

Section, act May 3, 1945, ch. 105, § 12, 59 Stat. 105, related to restriction on transaction of business by officers and employees.



Repealed

Section 31, act Mar. 2, 1909, ch. 235, 35 Stat. 672, related to restriction against creation of new ambassadorships.

Section 32, R.S. § 1675; acts Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 153, 18 Stat. 483; Feb. 27, 1925, ch. 364, 43 Stat. 1015; Jan. 21, 1931, ch. 42, 46 Stat. 1040, related to appointment and salaries of ambassadors, ministers, etc.

Section 32a, act Jan. 21, 1931, ch. 42, 46 Stat. 1040, related to salary of minister to Liberia.

Section 33, R.S. § 1744, related to citizenship as prerequisite to payment of compensation.

Section 34, act Sept. 29, 1919, ch. 72, 41 Stat. 291, related to appointment of an ambassador to Belgium.

Section 34a, act Jan. 22, 1930, ch. 22, 46 Stat. 57, related to appointment of an ambassador to Poland.

Section 34b, act June 5, 1930, ch. 404, 46 Stat. 502, related to appointment of a minister to Union of South Africa.

Section 34c, act June 1, 1922, ch. 204, title I, 42 Stat. 600, related to appointment of a minister to Egypt.

Section 35, acts Feb. 27, 1925, ch. 364, title I, 43 Stat. 1016; Apr. 29, 1926, ch. 195, title I, 44 Stat. 331; Feb. 24, 1927, ch. 189, title I, 44 Stat. 1180; Feb. 15, 1928, ch. 57, title I, 45 Stat. 65; Jan. 25, 1929, ch. 102, title I, 45 Stat. 1096; Apr. 18, 1930, ch. 184, title I, 46 Stat. 175, related to clerks at embassies and legations.

Section 36, R.S. § 1686, related to compensation of persons filling two offices.

Section 37, act June 11, 1874, ch. 275, § 1, 18 Stat. 67, related to special allowance to embassy messenger in Paris.

Section 38, act Feb. 5, 1915, ch. 23, § 7, 38 Stat. 807, related to transaction of business by diplomatic officers.

Section 39, R.S. § 1688, related to prohibition against uniforms and official costumes.

Section 40, R.S. § 1674; acts Feb. 5, 1915, ch. 23, § 6, 38 Stat. 806; July 1, 1916, ch. 208, 39 Stat. 252; May 24, 1924, ch. 182, § 2, 43 Stat. 140, related to definition of diplomatic offices.



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Repealed

Section 51, R.S. § 1674; act Feb. 5, 1915, ch. 23, § 6, 38 Stat. 806, related to official designations in consular service.

Section 51a, R.S. § 1695; acts Apr. 5, 1906, ch. 1366, § 3, 34 Stat. 100; Feb. 5, 1915, ch. 23, § 6, 38 Stat. 806, related to appointment of vice-consuls and consular agents.



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