5 U.S. Code § 5913 - Official residence expenses

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(a) For the purpose of this section, “agency” has the meaning given it by section 5721 of this title.
(b) Under such regulations as the President may prescribe, funds available to an agency for administrative expenses may be allotted to posts in foreign countries to defray the unusual expenses incident to the operation and maintenance of official residences suitable for—
(1) the chief representatives of the United States at the posts; and
(2) such other senior officials of the Government of the United States as the President may designate.
(c) Funds made available under subsection (b) may be provided in advance to persons eligible to receive reimbursements.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 510; Pub. L. 109–140, § 7,Dec. 22, 2005, 119 Stat. 2652.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Derivation U.S. Code Revised Statutes and Statutes at Large
5 U.S.C. 3039. Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 744, § 22, added Sept. 6, 1960, Pub. L. 86–707, § 311(a), 74 Stat. 796.

The word “agency” is substituted for “department” and defined to conform to the definition of “department” in section 18 of the Act of Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 744, 60 Stat. 811.
Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.
Amendments

2005—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–140added subsec. (c).
Delegation of Functions

Secretary of State empowered to prescribe regulations governing allotment to posts in foreign countries, for purpose stated in this section, of funds available to the departments for administrative expenses, and to designate senior officials of this Government in foreign countries, see section 1(c) of Ex. Ord. No. 10903, Jan. 11, 1961, 26 F.R. 217, set out as a note under section 5921 of this title.

 

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