22 U.S. Code § 4021 - Institution for training

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(a) Institution or center for training
The Secretary of State shall maintain and operate an institution or center for training (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the “institution”), originally established under section 701 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, in order to promote career development within the Service and to provide necessary training and instruction in the field of foreign relations to members of the Service and to employees of the Department and of other agencies. The institution shall be headed by a Director, who shall be appointed by the Secretary of State. The institution shall be designated the “George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center”  [1]
(b) Provision of training
To the extent practicable, the Secretary of State shall provide training under this subchapter which meets the needs of all agencies, and other agencies shall avoid duplicating the facilities and training provided by the Secretary of State through the institution and otherwise.
(c) Training and instruction to citizens of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Training and instruction may be provided at the Institute  [2] for not to exceed sixty citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands in order to prepare them to serve as members of the foreign services of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau. The authority of this subsection shall expire when the Compact of Free Association is approved by the Congress.
(d) Training and instruction of employees of foreign governments
(1) The Secretary of State is authorized to provide for special professional foreign affairs training and instruction of employees of foreign governments through the institution.
(2) Training and instruction under paragraph (1) shall be on a reimbursable or advance-of-funds basis. Such reimbursements or advances to the Department of State may be provided by an agency of the United States Government or by a foreign government and shall be credited to the currently available applicable appropriation account.
(3) In making such training available to employees of foreign governments, priority consideration should be given to officials of newly emerging democratic nations and then to such other countries as the Secretary determines to be in the national interest of the United States.
(e) Training or services for United States person
(1) The Secretary may provide appropriate training or related services, except foreign language training, through the institution to any United States person (or any employee or family member thereof) that is engaged in business abroad.
(2) The Secretary may provide job-related training or related services, including foreign language training, through the institution to a United States person under contract to provide services to the United States Government or to any employee thereof that is performing such services.
(3) Training under this subsection may be provided only to the extent that space is available and only on a reimbursable or advance-of-funds basis. Reimbursements and advances shall be credited to the currently available applicable appropriation account.
(4) Training and related services under this subsection is authorized only to the extent that it will not interfere with the institution’s primary mission of training employees of the Department and of other agencies in the field of foreign relations.
(5) In this subsection, the term “United States person” means—
(A) any individual who is a citizen or national of the United States; or
(B) any corporation, company, partnership, association, or other legal entity that is 50 percent or more beneficially owned by citizens or nationals of the United States.
(f) Programs for Members of Congress or the Judiciary
(1) The Secretary is authorized to provide, on a reimbursable basis, training programs to Members of Congress or the Judiciary.
(2) Employees of the legislative branch and employees of the judicial branch may participate, on a reimbursable basis, in training programs offered by the institution.
(3) Reimbursements collected under this subsection shall be credited to the currently available applicable appropriation account.
(4) Training under this subsection is authorized only to the extent that it will not interfere with the institution’s primary mission of training employees of the Department and of other agencies in the field of foreign relations.
(g) Applicability of section 4024 of this title
The authorities of section 4024 of this title shall apply to training and instruction provided under this section.


[1]  So in original. Probably should be followed by a period.

[2]  So in original. Probably should be “institution”.

Source

(Pub. L. 96–465, title I, § 701,Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2099; Pub. L. 98–164, title I, § 126,Nov. 22, 1983, 97 Stat. 1026; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 126(2), (3),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 393, 394; Pub. L. 103–415, § 1(y),Oct. 25, 1994, 108 Stat. 4302; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. B, title XXII, § 2205(a)(1), (3),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–808, 2681–809; Pub. L. 107–132, § 1(a),Jan. 16, 2002, 115 Stat. 2412; Pub. L. 107–228, div. A, title III, § 318(2),Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1379.)
References in Text

Section 701 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, referred to in subsec. (a), which was classified to section 1041 of this title, was repealed by Pub. L. 96–465, title II, § 2205(1),Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2159.
Amendments

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–132inserted at end “The institution shall be designated the ‘George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center’ ”.
Subsecs. (d)(4) to (g). Pub. L. 107–228repealed Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(3). See 1998 Amendment notes below.
1998—Subsec. (d)(4). Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(3)(B), which directed the redesignation of subsec. (g) as (d)(4), effective Oct. 1, 2002, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–228, effective Sept. 30, 2002.
Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(1)(A), redesignatedsubsec. (d)(4) as (g).
Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(3)(A), which directed the striking out of subsecs. (e) and (f), effective Oct. 1, 2002, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–228, effective Sept. 30, 2002.
Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(1)(B), added subsecs. (e) and (f).
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(3)(B), which directed the redesignation of subsec. (g) as (d)(4), effective Oct. 1, 2002, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–228, effective Sept. 30, 2002.
Pub. L. 105–277, § 2205(a)(1)(A), redesignatedsubsec. (d)(4) as (g).
1994—Pub. L. 103–415made technical amendment relating to style of section catchline.
Pub. L. 103–236, § 126(2)(A), substituted “Institution for training” for “Foreign Service Institute” as section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–236, § 126(2)(B), inserted heading, substituted “an institution or center for training (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the ‘institution’)” for “the Foreign Service Institute (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the ‘Institute’),”, and substituted “institution shall” for “Institute shall”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–236, § 126(3), substituted “institution” for “Institute”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–236, § 126(2)(C), added subsec. (d).
1983—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–164added subsec. (c).
Change of Name

Pub. L. 107–132, § 1(b),Jan. 16, 2002, 115 Stat. 2412, provided that: “Any reference in any provision of law to the National Foreign Affairs Training Center or the Foreign Service Institute shall be considered to be a reference to the ‘George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center’.”
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. B, title XXII, § 2205(a)(2),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–809, provided that: “The amendments made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1998.”
Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. B, title XXII, § 2205(a)(3),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–809, which provided that the amendment made by section 2205(a)(3) was effective Oct. 1, 2002, was repealed by Pub. L. 107–228, div. A, title III, § 318(2),Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1379.
Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.
Designation of Foreign Language Resources Coordinator

Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 192,Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 419, provided that:
“(a) Policy.—It is the sense of the Congress that—
“(1) the Department of State, by virtue of the Secretary’s overall responsibility under section 701(a) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4011 (a) [22 U.S.C. 4021 (a)]) for training and instruction in the field of foreign relations to meet the needs of all Federal agencies, should take the lead in this interagency effort; and
“(2) in order to promote efficiency and quality in the training provided by the Secretary of State and other Federal agencies, the Secretary should call upon other agencies to share in the joint management and coordination of Federal foreign language resources.
“(b) Foreign Language Resources Coordinator.—
“(1) The Secretary of State should appoint a Foreign Language Resources Coordinator (in this subsection referred to as the ‘Coordinator’) who shall be responsible—
“(A) for coordinating the efforts of the appropriate agencies of Government—
“(i) to strengthen mechanisms for sharing of foreign language resources; and
“(ii) to identify Federal foreign language resource requirements in the areas of diplomacy, military preparedness, international security, and other foreign policy objectives; and
“(B) for making recommendations to the Secretary of State as to which Federal foreign language assets, if any, should be made available to the private sector in support of national global economic competitiveness goals.
“(2) All appropriate United States Government agencies maintaining and utilizing Federal foreign language training and related resources shall cooperate fully with any Coordinator.”
Foreign Service Institute Facilities

Pub. L. 99–93, title I, § 123,Aug. 16, 1985, 99 Stat. 413, as amended by Pub. L. 100–204, title I, § 135,Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1345; Pub. L. 102–138, title I, § 124,Oct. 28, 1991, 105 Stat. 659; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. B, title XXII, § 2219(a)(3),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–817, provided that:
“(a) Purpose.—The purpose of this section is to promote comprehensive training to meet the foreign relations and national security objectives of the United States and to provide facilities designed for that purpose to assure cost efficient training.
“(b) Construction of Training Facilities.—The Administrator of General Services may construct a consolidated training facility for the Foreign Service Institute on a site made available by the Secretary of State or acquired by the Administrator of General Services. Such site shall be located outside the District of Columbia but within reasonable proximity to the Department of State. The Administrator of General Services may carry out this subsection only to the extent that funds are provided in advance in appropriation Acts to the Department of State and are transferred to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out this section.
“(c) Use of Funds.—(1)(A) Of amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years 1986 and 1987 for ‘Administration of Foreign Affairs’ by section 101 (1) [Pub. L. 99–93, § 101(1), which is not classified to the Code], a total of not to exceed $11,000,000 may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out feasibility studies, site acquisition, and design, architectural, and engineering planning under subsection (b) of this section.
“(B) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987, the Secretary of State may transfer a total not to exceed $11,000,000 for ‘Administration of Foreign Affairs’ to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out feasibility studies, site preparation, and design, architectural, and engineering planning under subsection (b).
“(2) Of amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987, for ‘Administration of Foreign Affairs’, a total not to exceed $70,000,000 may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the Administrator of General Services for carrying out construction under subsection (b) of this section.
“(3) Funds may not be obligated for construction of a facility under this section before the end of the period of 30 days of continuous session of Congress beginning on the date on which plans and estimates developed to carry out this section are submitted to the Committees on Foreign Affairs and Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives and the Committees on Foreign Relations and Environment and Public Works of the Senate. In determining days of continuous session of Congress for purposes of this paragraph—
“(A) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and
“(B) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are excluded in the determination.
If both Houses of Congress are not in session on the day any plans and estimates are submitted to such committees, such submittal shall be deemed to have been submitted on the first succeeding day on which both Houses are in session. If all such committees do not receive a submittal on the same day, such period shall not begin until the date on which all such committees have received it.
“(d) Jurisdiction and Custody.—The facility constructed under this section and the site of such facility shall be under jurisdiction and in the custody of the Administrator of General Services.
“(e) Operation, Maintenance, Security, Alteration, and Repair.—(1) The Administrator of General Services shall delegate, in accordance with section 205 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 486) [see 40 U.S.C. 121 and Historical and Revision notes thereunder] and section 15 of the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (40 U.S.C. 614) [now 40 U.S.C. 3314], to the Secretary of State responsibility for the operation, maintenance, and security of and alterations and repairs to the facility constructed pursuant to this section, provided the facility is used by the Secretary for the purposes authorized by this section.
“[(2) Repealed. Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. B, title XXII, § 2219(a)(3),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–817.]
“(f) Exemption From Payment of Charges.—(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Department of State shall be exempt from the charges required by section 210(j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 490(j)) [now 40 U.S.C. 586 (a), (b)] for the use of the facility constructed under this section for the Foreign Service Institute.
“(2) The Administrator of General Services shall charge the Department of State under such section 210(j) for the costs of any operation, maintenance, repairs, or alterations of such facility carried out by the Administrator of General Services.”
Language Training for Family Members of Foreign Service Personnel

Pub. L. 95–105, title IV, § 414,Aug. 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 857, as amended by Pub. L. 97–241, title V, § 505(a)(3), (b)(1),Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 299, provided that: “It is the sense of Congress that, in order to increase the effectiveness of United States diplomatic representation abroad, the Secretary of State should make greater use of his authority under section 701 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946 [former section 1041 of this title] in order to increase the language training opportunities available to the family members of Foreign Service personnel.”

 

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