(a)The Secretary of State may, without regard to section
3106 of title
5, authorize a principal officer of the Foreign Service to procure legal services whenever such services are required for the protection of the interests of the Government or to enable a member of the Service to carry on the member’s work efficiently.
(b)The authority available to the Secretary of State under this section shall be available to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development with respect to the Board and the Agency.
 So in original. The comma probably should not appear.
1998—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1422(b)(3)(B), as amended by Pub. L. 106–113, substituted “Administrator of the Agency for International Development” for “Director of the United States International Development Cooperation Agency”.
Pub. L. 105–277, § 1335(l)(3), substituted “Broadcasting Board of Governors,” for “Director of the United States Information Agency, the chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting,” and “with respect to the Board and the Agency” for “with respect to their respective agencies”.
1990—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–246substituted “United States Information Agency, the chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting,” for “International Communication Agency”.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Amendment by section 1335(l)(3) ofPub. 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.
Amendment by section 1422(b)(3)(B) ofPub. L. 105–277effective Apr. 1, 1999, see section 1401 ofPub. L. 105–277, set out as an Effective Date note under section
6561 of this title.
Section effective Feb. 15, 1981, except as otherwise provided, see section 2403 ofPub. L. 96–465, set out as a note under section
3901 of this title.
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