22 U.S. Code § 290g–1 - Appointment of Governor and Alternate Governor; rank, duties, and compensation
(a) The President shall appoint a Governor, and an Alternate Governor, of the Fund—
(b) The Governor, or in his absence the Alternate Governor, on the instructions of the President, shall cast the votes of the United States for the Director to represent the United States in the Fund. The Director representing the United States and his Alternate, if they are citizens of the United States, may, in the discretion of the President, receive such compensation, allowances, and other benefits not exceeding those authorized for a chief of mission under the Foreign Service Act of 1980 [22 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.].
Source(Pub. L. 94–302, title II, § 203,May 31, 1976, 90 Stat. 593; Pub. L. 96–465, title II, § 2206(a)(5),Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2161; Pub. L. 112–166, § 2(bb),Aug. 10, 2012, 126 Stat. 1290.)
References in Text
The Foreign Service Act of 1980, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 96–465, Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2071, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 52 (§ 3901 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 3901 of this title and Tables.
2012—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–166amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a Governor, and an Alternate Governor, of the Fund.”
1980—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–465substituted “a chief of mission under the Foreign Service Act of 1980” for “a Chief of Mission, class 2, within the meaning of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended”.
Effective Date of 2012 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–166effective 60 days after Aug. 10, 2012, and applicable to appointments made on and after that effective date, including any nomination pending in the Senate on that date, see section 6(a) ofPub. L. 112–166, set out as a note under section 113 of Title 6, Domestic Security.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment