22 U.S. Code § 2680–1 - Deadline for responses to questions from congressional committees

(a) In general
An officer or employee of the Department of State to whom a written or oral question is addressed by any member of a committee specified in subsection (b) of this section, acting within his official capacity, shall respond to such question within 21 days unless the Secretary of State submits a letter to such member explaining why a timely response cannot be made.
(b) Specified committees
The committees referred to in subsection (a) of this section are the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.


(Pub. L. 102–138, title I, § 196,Oct. 28, 1991, 105 Stat. 684.)

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