22 U.S. Code § 2593b - Public annual report on world military expenditures and arms transfers

Not later than December 31 of each year, the Secretary of State shall publish an unclassified report on world military expenditures and arms transfers. Such report shall provide detailed, comprehensive, and statistical information regarding military expenditures, arms transfers, armed forces, and related economic data for each country of the world. In addition, such report shall include pertinent in-depth analyses as well as highlights with respect to arms transfers and proliferation trends and initiatives affecting such developments.


(Pub. L. 87–297, title IV, § 404, formerly § 52, as added Pub. L. 103–236, title VII, § 717(a)(3),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 499; renumbered § 404 and amended Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XII, § 1223(16), (21),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–772.)

1998—Pub. L. 105–277, § 1223(16), substituted “Secretary of State” for “Director” in first sentence.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–277effective Apr. 1, 1999, see section 1201 ofPub. L. 105–277, set out as an Effective Date note under section 6511 of this title.

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