The Secretary shall establish selection boards to evaluate the performance of members of the Senior Foreign Service and members of the Service assigned to a salary class in the Foreign Service Schedule. Selection boards shall, in accordance with precepts prescribed by the Secretary, rank the members of a salary class on the basis of relative performance and may make recommendations for—
(1)promotions in accordance with section
4001 of this title;
(2)awards of performance pay under section
3965(c) of this title;
(3)denials of within-class step increases under section
3966(a) of this title;
(4)offer or renewal of limited career extensions under section
4007(b) of this title; and
(5)such other actions as the Secretary may prescribe by regulation.
(b) Public members; appointment of women and minority groups
All selection boards established under this section shall include public members. The Secretary shall assure that a substantial number of women and members of minority groups are appointed to each selection board established under this section.
(c) Disqualification for service on foreign service selection boards
No public members appointed pursuant to this section may be, at the time of their appointment or during their appointment, an agent of a foreign principal (as defined by section
611(b) of this title) or a lobbyist for a foreign entity (as defined in section
1602(6) of title
2) or receive income from a government of a foreign country.
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–65effective Jan. 1, 1996, except as otherwise provided, see section 24 ofPub. L. 104–65, set out as an Effective Date note under section
1601 of Title
2, The Congress.
The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.
The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013
An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
Description of Change
Statutes at Large
LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.