22 U.S. Code § 4103 - Application
(a) Departments and agencies affected
This subchapter applies only with respect to the Department of State, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Agency for International Development, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Commerce.
(b) Exclusion of subdivisions
The President may by Executive order exclude any subdivision of the Department from coverage under this subchapter if the President determines that—
(1) the subdivision has as a primary function intelligence, counterintelligence, investigative, or national security work, and
(c) Suspension of provisions
The President may by Executive order suspend any provision of this subchapter with respect to any post, bureau, office, or activity of the Department, if the President determines in writing that the suspension is necessary in the interest of national security because of an emergency.
Source(Pub. L. 96–465, title I, § 1003,Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2130; Pub. L. 97–241, title III, § 303(b),Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 291; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, § 1335(k)(3), title XIV, § 1422(b)(4)(C),Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–789, 2681–793.)
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1422(b)(4)(C), substituted “Agency for International Development” for “United States International Development Cooperation Agency”.
Pub. L. 105–277, § 1335(k)(3), substituted “Broadcasting Board of Governors” for “United States Information Agency”.
Change of Name
“United States Information Agency” substituted for “International Communication Agency” in subsec. (a), pursuant to section 303(b) ofPub. L. 97–241, set out as a note under section 1461 of this title.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Amendment by section 1335(k)(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.