22 U.S. Code § 295 - Authorization of appropriations; Foreign Service Building Fund; expenditures; foreign currencies

(a) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter there is authorized to be appropriated an amount not exceeding $10,000,000, and the appropriations made pursuant to this authorization shall constitute a fund to be known as the Foreign Service Building Fund, to remain available until expended. Under this authorization not more than $2,000,000 shall be appropriated for any one year, but within the total authorization provided in this chapter the Secretary of State may enter into contracts for the acquisition of the buildings and grounds authorized by this chapter. In the case of the buildings and grounds authorized by this chapter, after the initial alterations, repairs, and furnishing have been completed, subsequent expenditures for such purposes may be made out of the appropriations authorized by this chapter in amounts authorized by the Congress each fiscal year.
(b) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter there is authorized to be appropriated, in addition to amounts previously authorized, an amount not to exceed $90,000,000, which shall be available exclusively for payments representing the value, in whole or in part, of property or credits in accordance with the provisions of section 295b  [1] of this title. Sums appropriated pursuant to this authorization shall remain available until expended.
(c) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, in addition to amounts previously authorized, an amount not to exceed $10,000,000, which shall remain available until expended.
(d) In addition to amounts authorized before the date of enactment of this section, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State—
(1) for acquisition, by purchase or construction (including acquisition of leaseholds) of sites and buildings in foreign countries under this chapter, and for major alterations of buildings acquired under this chapter, the following sums—
(A) for use in Africa, not to exceed $7,140,000 of which not to exceed $3,270,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(B) for use in the American Republics, not to exceed $5,360,000, of which not to exceed $4,030,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(C) for use in Europe, not to exceed $6,839,000, of which not to exceed $1,820,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(D) for use in the Far East, not to exceed $2,350,000, of which not to exceed $2,200,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(E) for use in the Near East, not to exceed $2,710,000, of which not to exceed $2,100,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(F) for facilities for the United States Information Agency, not to exceed $1,125,000, of which not to exceed $720,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964, and
(G) for facilities for agricultural and defense attache housing, not to exceed $800,000, of which not to exceed $400,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1964;
(2) for use to carry out the other purposes of this chapter, not to exceed $11,500,000 for the fiscal year 1964, $12,000,000 for the fiscal year 1965, $12,200,000 for the fiscal year 1966, $12,400,000 for the fiscal year 1967.
(e) For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter in South Vietnam, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, in addition to amounts previously authorized prior to May 21, 1965, $2,600,000, to remain available until expended.
(f) In addition to amounts authorized before October 10, 1966, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State—
(1) for acquisition by purchase or construction (including acquisition of leaseholds) of sites and buildings in foreign countries under this chapter, and for major alterations of buildings acquired under this chapter, the following sums—
(A) for use in Africa, not to exceed $5,485,000, of which not to exceed $1,885,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(B) for use in the American Republics, not to exceed $7,920,000, of which not to exceed $3,585,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(C) for use in Europe, not to exceed $3,310,000, of which not to exceed $785,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(D) for use in the Far East, not to exceed $3,150,000, of which not to exceed $560,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(E) for use in the Near East, not to exceed $6,930,000, of which not to exceed $1,890,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(F) for facilities for the United States Information Agency, not to exceed $615,000, of which not to exceed $430,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(G) for facilities for agricultural and defense attache housing, not to exceed $800,000, of which not to exceed $400,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1967;
(2) for use to carry out the other purposes of this chapter, not to exceed $12,600,000 for the fiscal year 1968, not to exceed $12,750,000 for the fiscal year 1969, not to exceed $13,500,000 for the fiscal year 1970, not to exceed $14,300,000 for the fiscal year 1971, not to exceed $15,000,000 for the fiscal year 1972, and not to exceed $15,900,000 for the fiscal year 1973.
(g) In addition to amounts authorized before June 22, 1973, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State—
(1) for acquisition by purchase or construction (including acquisition of leaseholds) of sites and buildings in foreign countries under this chapter, and for major alterations of buildings acquired under this chapter, the following sums—
(A) for use in Africa, not to exceed $850,000, of which not to exceed $631,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1974;
(B) for use in the American Republics, not to exceed $240,000, of which not to exceed $240,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1974;
(C) for use in Europe, not to exceed $682,000, of which not to exceed $204,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1974;
(D) for use in East Asia, not to exceed $1,243,000, of which not to exceed $985,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1974;
(E) for use in the Near East and South Asia, not to exceed $10,433,000, of which not to exceed $2,287,000 may be appropriated for the fiscal year 1974;
(F) for facilities for the United States Information Agency, not to exceed $45,000 for use beginning in the fiscal year 1975;
(G) for facilities for agricultural and defense attache housing, not to exceed $318,000 for use beginning in the fiscal year 1974; and
(2) for use to carry out other purposes of this chapter for fiscal years 1974 and 1975, $48,532,000, of which not to exceed $23,066,000 may be appropriated for fiscal year 1974.
(h) In addition to amounts authorized before November 29, 1975, there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State—
(1) for acquisition by purchase or construction (including acquisition of leaseholds) of sites and buildings in foreign countries under this chapter, and for major alterations of buildings acquired under this chapter, the following sums—
(A) for use in Europe, not to exceed $225,000 for fiscal year 1977;
(B) for use in the Near East and South Asia, not to exceed $12,885,000, of which not to exceed $3,985,000 may be appropriated for fiscal year 1976;
(C) for facilities for the United States Information Agency, not to exceed $3,400,000, of which not to exceed $2,800,000 may be appropriated for fiscal year 1976;
(D) for facilities for agricultural and defense attache housing, not to exceed $150,000 for fiscal year 1977; and
(E) for facilities for the United States Agency for International Development, not to exceed $17,200,000 for fiscal year 1977; and
(2) for use to carry out the other purposes of this chapter for fiscal years 1976 and 1977, $73,058,000, of which not to exceed $32,840,000 may be appropriated for fiscal year 1976.
(i)
(1) Sums appropriated under authority of this chapter shall remain available until expended. To the maximum extent feasible, expenditures under this chapter shall be made out of foreign currencies owned by or owed to the United States.
(2) Not to exceed 10 per centum of the funds authorized by any subparagraph under paragraph (1) of subsections (d), (f), (g), and (h) of this section may be used for any of the purposes for which funds are authorized under any other subparagraph of any of such paragraph (1).
(3) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of State such additional or supplemental amounts as may be necessary for increases in salary, pay, retirement, or other employee benefits authorized by law.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(May 7, 1926, ch. 250, § 4,44 Stat. 404; June 19, 1952, ch. 446, § 2,66 Stat. 140; Pub. L. 86–723, § 49,Sept. 8, 1960, 74 Stat. 847; Pub. L. 88–94, §§ 1, 2 (d),Aug. 12, 1963, 77 Stat. 121, 122; Pub. L. 88–414, Aug. 10, 1964, 78 Stat. 387; Pub. L. 89–22, May 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 112; Pub. L. 89–636, § 1,Oct. 10, 1966, 80 Stat. 881; Pub. L. 90–442, July 30, 1968, 82 Stat. 461; Pub. L. 91–586, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1578; Pub. L. 93–47, June 22, 1973, 87 Stat. 98; Pub. L. 93–263, Apr. 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 83; Pub. L. 94–141, title I, § 171,Nov. 29, 1975, 89 Stat. 760; Pub. L. 94–350, title I, § 109,July 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 824; Pub. L. 95–45, § 3,June 15, 1977, 91 Stat. 221; Pub. L. 103–199, title V, § 503,Dec. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 2327.)
References in Text

Section 295b of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was omitted from the Code.
Date of enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (d), probably means the date of enactment of Pub. L. 88–94, which was approved on Aug. 12, 1963.
Amendments

1993—Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 103–199struck out subsec. (j) which read as follows: “For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this chapter in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, there is authorized to be appropriated, in addition to amounts authorized prior to July 12, 1976, $30,000,000, which amount is authorized to remain available until expended.”
1977—Subsec. (h)(1). Pub. L. 95–45substituted “$225,000” for “$6,725,000” in subpar. (A), “$12,885,000” for “$8,005,000” in subpar. (B), “$3,400,000” for “$3,745,000” in subpar. (C), “$150,000” for “$420,000” in subpar. (D), added subpar. (E), authorizing an appropriation of not to exceed $17,200,000 for facilities for the United States Agency for International Development for fiscal year 1977, and struck out subpars. which had authorized appropriations for Africa, the American Republics, and East Asia for fiscal year 1977.
1976—Subsec. (h)(2). Pub. L. 94–350, § 109(1), increased appropriations authorization for fiscal years 1976 and 1977 to $73,058,000 from $71,600,000.
Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 94–350, § 109(2), added subsec. (j).
1975—Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 94–141, § 171(a), substituted “$850,000” for “$2,190,000” in subpar. (A), “$240,000” for “$375,000” in subpar. (B), “$682,000” for “$4,780,000” in subpar. (C), “$1,243,000” for “$2,585,000” in subpar. (D), and “$10,433,000” for “$3,518,000” in subpar. (E).
Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 94–141, § 171(b)(1), added subsec. (h). Former subsec. (h) redesignated (i).
Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 94–141, § 171(b), redesignated former subsec. (h) as (i), and, as so redesignated, in par. (2) inserted reference to subsec. (h) of this section.
1974—Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 93–263, § 1(1)–(3), increased appropriations authorization for fiscal year 1974, in subpar. (A) to $631,000 from $590,000, in subpar. (C) to $204,000 from $160,000, and in subpar. (E) to $2,287,000 from $2,218,000.
Subsec. (g)(2). Pub. L. 92–263, § 1(4), increased appropriations authorization for fiscal years 1974 and 1975 to $48,532,000 from $45,800,000 and increased limitation for fiscal year 1974, to $23,066,000 from $21,700,000.
1973—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 93–47, § 1(1), added subsec. (g). Former subsec. (g) redesignated (h).
Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 93–47, § 1(1), (2), redesignated former subsec. (g) as (h), struck out from par. (2) provision for application of the paragraph beginning with the fiscal year 1966, inserted reference to subsec. (g), and added par. (3), respectively.
1970—Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 91–586authorized appropriations of not more than $15,000,000 for fiscal year 1972, and not more than $15,900,000 for fiscal year 1973.
1968—Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 90–442authorized appropriations not to exceed $13,500,000 for fiscal year 1970, and not to exceed $14,300,000 for fiscal year 1971.
1966—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 89–636, § 1(1), struck out last three sentences providing for availability of appropriated funds until expended, use of foreign currencies for expenditures, and use of funds authorized by any subpar. of par. (1) of subsec. (d), now incorporated in subsec. (g)(1) and (2) of this section, respectively.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 89–636, § 1(2), substituted “$2,600,000” for “$1,000,000”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 89–636, § 1(3), added subsec. (f).
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 89–636, § 1(3), redesignated second and third sentences of subsec. (d) as par. (1) and last sentence of subsec. (d) as par. (2), inserting therein provision for use of funds authorized by any subpar. of par. (1) of subsec. (f).
1965—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 89–22added subsec. (e).
1964—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 88–414authorized appropriations of not more than $12,200,000 for fiscal year 1966, $12,400,000 for fiscal year 1967, and beginning with fiscal year 1966, permitted use of not more than 10 per centum of the funds authorized for any subparagraph under par. (1) of this subsection for the purposes of any other subparagraph of such par. (1).
1963—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 88–94, § 2(d), struck out “, subject to the direction of the commission,” after “Secretary of State”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 88–94, § 1, added subsec. (d).
1960—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–723added subsec. (c).
Subsec. (b). Act June 19, 1952, added subsec. (b).
1952—Act June 19, 1952, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), permitted the expenditure of the authorized and appropriated funds for continuing alterations, repairs, and furnishings, and added subsec. (b).
Effective Date of 1960 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 86–723effective on first day of first pay period which begins more than thirty days after Sept. 8, 1960, see section 56(a) ofPub. L. 86–723.
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 6531 and 6532 of this title.

 

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