22 U.S. Code § 1462 - Policies governing information activities

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In authorizing international information activities under this chapter, it is the sense of the Congress
(1) that the Secretary and the Broadcasting Board of Governors shall reduce such Government information activities whenever corresponding private information dissemination is found to be adequate;
(2) that nothing in this chapter shall be construed to give the Department or the Broadcasting Board of Governors a monopoly in the production or sponsorship on the air of short-wave broadcasting programs, or a monopoly in any other medium of information.


(Jan. 27, 1948, ch. 36, title V, § 502,62 Stat. 10; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, § 1078(d)(1),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1958.)

2013—Pub. L. 112–239inserted “and the Broadcasting Board of Governors” after “Secretary” and “or the Broadcasting Board of Governors” after “Department”.
Effective Date of 2013 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 112–239effective and applicable on the date that is 180 days after Jan. 2, 2013, see section 1078(e) ofPub. L. 112–239, set out as a note under section 1437 of this title.

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22 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 14622012112-239 [Sec.] 1078(d)(1)126 Stat. 1958


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