22 U.S. Code § 1465c - Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting

(a) Establishment; membership; chairperson
There is established within the Office of the President the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting (in this subchapter  [1] referred to as the “Advisory Board”). The Advisory Board shall consist of nine members, appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, of whom not more than five shall be members of the same political party. The President shall designate one member of the Advisory Board to serve as chairperson.
(b) Review; recommendations
The Advisory Board shall review the effectiveness of the activities carried out under this subchapter and the Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act [22 U.S.C. 1465aa et seq.] and shall make recommendations to the President and the Broadcasting Advisory  [2] Board of Governors as it may consider necessary.
(c) Terms; vacancies
In appointing the initial voting members of the Advisory Board, the President shall designate three members to serve for a term of three years, three members to serve for a term of two years, and three members to serve for a term of one year. Thereafter, the term of each member of the Advisory Board shall be three years. The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, members to fill vacancies occurring prior to the expiration of a term, in which case the members so appointed shall serve for the remainder of such term. Any member whose term has expired may serve until his successor has been appointed and qualified.
(d) Ex officio members
The head of the Cuba Service and the head of the Television Marti Service shall serve, ex officio, as members of the Advisory Board.
(e) Compensation; travel expenses
Members of the Advisory Board appointed by the President shall, while attending meetings of the Advisory Board or while engaged in duties relating to such meetings or in other activities of the Advisory Board pursuant to this section, including traveltime, be entitled to receive compensation equal to the daily equivalent of the compensation prescribed for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5. While away from their homes or regular places of business they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. The ex officio members of the Advisory Board shall not be entitled to any compensation under this section, but may be allowed travel expenses as provided in the preceding sentence.
(f) Procurement powers of Advisory Board
The Advisory Board may, to the extent it deems necessary to carry out its functions under this section, procure supplies, services, and other personal property, including specialized electronic equipment.
(g) Indefinite life span of Advisory Board
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Advisory Board shall remain in effect indefinitely.
(h) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated $130,000 to carry out the provisions of this section.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

[2]  So in original. The word “Advisory” probably should not appear.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–111, § 5,Oct. 4, 1983, 97 Stat. 750; Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 245(a),Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 61; Pub. L. 103–236, title III, § 305(e)(2), formerly § 305(d)(2),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 436; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, §§ 1323(f)(1), 1324(5),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–779, 2681–781.)
Repeal of Section

Section repealed upon transmittal of determination by President under section 6063 (c)(3) of this title that democratically elected government in Cuba is in power, see section 6037 (c) of this title.
References in Text

This subchapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this division”, and was translated as reading “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 98–111, which enacted this subchapter, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
The Television Broadcasting to Cuba Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is part D of title II of Pub. L. 101–246, Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 58, as amended, which is classified principally to subchapter V–B (§ 1465aa et seq.) of this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1465aa of this title and Tables.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act which comprises this subchapter, and not as part of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 which comprises this chapter.
Amendments

1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1324(5), substituted “There is established within the Office of the President the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting (in this division referred to as the ‘Advisory Board’).” for “There is established within the Office of the President the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting (hereafter in this subchapter referred to as the ‘Board’).”, and substituted “Advisory Board” for “Board” in two places.
Subsecs. (b) to (g). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1324(5)(A), substituted “Advisory Board” for “Board” wherever appearing.
1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–236substituted “Broadcasting Board of Governors” for “Director and Associate Director for Broadcasting of the United States Information Agency”.
1990—Pub. L. 101–246, § 245(a)(1), substituted “Cuba Broadcasting” for “Radio Broadcasting to Cuba” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–246, § 245(a)(2), amended subsec. (a) generally, substituting “Cuba Broadcasting” for “Radio Broadcasting to Cuba” and “to serve as chairperson” for “to serve as Chairman”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–246, § 245(a)(2), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “The Board shall review the effectiveness of the activities carried out under this subchapter and shall make such recommendations to the President, the Director and the Associate Director for Broadcasting of the United States Information Agency as it may deem necessary.”
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–246, § 245(a)(3), amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (d) read as follows: “The head of the Service shall serve, ex officio, as a member of the Board.”
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–246, § 245(a)(4), substituted “The ex officio members” for “The ex officio member”.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–277effective Oct. 1, 1999, see section 1301 ofPub. L. 105–277, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6531 of this title.
Former References to Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba

Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 245(b),Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 61, provided that: “A reference in any provision of law to the ‘Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba’ shall be considered to be a reference to the ‘Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting’.”
Continued Service of Board Members

Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 245(c),Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 61, provided that: “Each member of the Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba as in existence on the day before the effective date of the amendment made by subsection (a) [Feb. 16, 1990] shall continue to serve for the remainder of the term to which such member was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting.”
Staff Director

Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 245(d),Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 62, as amended by Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, § 1325(5),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–782, provided that: “The Advisory Board shall have a staff director who shall be appointed by the Chairperson of the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting.”

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

22 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large

 

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.