22 U.S. Code § 2431i - Board

(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 responsibilities of the Board under section 1738i (c) of title 7, carry out the duties described in subsection (c) of this section for the purposes of this subchapter.
(b) Additional membership
(1) In general
The Enterprise for the Americas Board shall be composed of an additional four members appointed by the President as follows:
(A) Two representatives from the United States Government, including a representative of the International Forestry Division of the United States Forest Service.
(B) Two representatives from private nongovernmental environmental, scientific, forestry, or academic organizations with experience and expertise in preservation, maintenance, sustainable uses, and restoration of tropical forests.
(2) Chairperson
Notwithstanding section 1738i (b)(2) of title 7, the Enterprise for the Americas Board shall be headed by a chairperson who shall be appointed by the President and shall be the representative from the Department of State appointed under section 1738i (b)(1)(A) of title 7.
(c) Duties
The duties described in this subsection are as follows:
(1) Advise the Secretary of State on the negotiations of Tropical Forest Agreements.
(2) Ensure, in consultation with—
(A) the government of the beneficiary country;
(B) nongovernmental organizations of the beneficiary country;
(C) nongovernmental organizations of the region (if appropriate);
(D) environmental, scientific, forestry, and academic leaders of the beneficiary country; and
(E) environmental, scientific, forestry, and academic leaders of the region (as appropriate),
that a suitable administering body is identified for each Fund.
(3) Review the programs, operations, and fiscal audits of each administering body.

Source

(Pub. L. 87–195, pt. V, § 811, as added Pub. L. 105–214, § 1,July 29, 1998, 112 Stat. 892; amended Pub. L. 107–26, § 3,Aug. 17, 2001, 115 Stat. 206; Pub. L. 110–246, title III, § 3001(b)(1)(A), (2)(Q),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1820.)
Amendments

2008—Subsecs. (a), (b)(2). Pub. L. 110–246made technical amendments to references in original act which appear in text as references to section 1738i (a) of title 7 in subsec. (a) andsection 1781i(b)(2) of title 7 in subsec. (b)(2).
2001—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–26substituted “and shall be the representative from the Department of State appointed under section 1738i (b)(1)(A) of title 7” for “from among the representatives appointed under section 1738i (b)(1)(A) of title 7 or paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of Title 7, Agriculture.
Delegation of Functions

For delegation of functions of President under this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 12163, Sept. 29, 1979, 44 F.R. 56673, as amended, set out as a note under section 2381 of this title.

 

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