(Pub. L. 87–256, § 105,Sept. 21, 1961, 75 Stat. 531; Pub. L. 89–698, title II, § 203(c),Oct. 29, 1966, 80 Stat. 1072; 1977 Reorg. Plan No. 2, § 7(a)(2),42 F.R. 62461, 91 Stat. 1637; Pub. L. 97–241, title III, § 303(b),Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 291; Pub. L. 103–236, title II, § 227,Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 423; Pub. L. 110–246, title III, § 3001(b)(1)(A), (2)(S),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1820, 1821.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) to (d), (f), and (g), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 87–256
, Sept. 21, 1961, 75 Stat. 527
, as amended, known as the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
Section 3651 of the Revised Statutes (31
U.S.C. 543), referred to in subsec. (b), was repealed by Pub. L. 97–258
, § 5(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1068
, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
The Food for Peace Act, as amended, referred to in subsec. (d)(2)(ii), is act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, 68 Stat. 454
, which is classified principally to chapter 41 (§ 1691 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title, referred to in subsec. (d)(2)(iv), were repealed by act Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, title V, § 542(a),68 Stat. 861
The acts of February 25, 1919, and February 9, 1922, referred to in subsec. (e), are not classified to the Code.
2008—Subsec. (d)(2)(ii). Pub. L. 110–246
substituted “Food for Peace Act” for “Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954”.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–236
amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Appropriations to carry out the purposes of this chapter, to remain available until expended, are authorized, and this authorization includes the authority to grant, in any appropriation Act, the authority to enter into contracts, within the amounts so authorized, creating obligations in advance of appropriations.”
1966—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 89–698
added subsec. (g).
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–246
effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) ofPub. L. 110–246
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
Transfer of Functions
United States Information Agency (other than Broadcasting Board of Governors and International Broadcasting Bureau) abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of State, see sections
of this title. “Director of the United States Information Agency” substituted for “Director of the International Communication Agency” in subsec. (e), pursuant to section 303(b) ofPub. L. 97–241
, title III, Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 291
, set out as a note under section
of this title. Previously, “Director of the International Communication Agency” substituted for “President” in subsec. (e), pursuant to Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1977, § 7(a)(2),42
, 91 Stat. 1637
, set out under section
of this title, effective on or before July 1, 1978, at such time as specified by President, which transferred functions vested in President, Secretary of State, Department of State, United States Information Agency or Director thereof, under this chapter, to Director of International Communication Agency, except (A) for such functions as are vested by subsecs. (a), (b), and (c) of this section, sections
, (e)(1), (2), (f), (g),
of this title, (B) for such functions as are vested by subsecs. (d)(2) and (f) of this section, sections
, (f) of this title, to the extent that such functions were assigned to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare [now Secretary of Education] immediately prior to effective date of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1977, and (C) for such functions as are vested by section
, (c) of this title to the extent that any such function therein is vested in President or Secretary of State.
Delegation of Functions
Functions of President under this section delegated to Secretary of State, Director of United States Information Agency, Secretary of Commerce, and Secretary of Education, see Ex. Ord. No. 11034, June 25, 1962, 27
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Increase in Grants for Exchange-of-Persons Activities; Funds for Specific Programs, Reductions, Other Use of Funds, Report to Congressional Committees
Pub. L. 97–241
, title III, § 305(c), (d),Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 294
, provided that the amount obligated by United States Information Agency each fiscal year for grants for exchange-of-persons activities should be increased, through regular annual increases, so that by fiscal year 1986 the amount obligated for such grants would at least double (in terms of constant dollars) the amount obligated for such grants for fiscal year 1982 and in furtherance of this purpose provided for appropriations for the United States Information Agency for fiscal year 1983.