50 U.S. Code § 2357b - Establishment of Committee on Nonproliferation Assistance

(a) In general
The President shall establish a mechanism to coordinate, with the maximum possible effectiveness and efficiency, the efforts of United States Government departments and agencies engaged in formulating policy and carrying out programs for achieving nonproliferation and threat reduction.
(b) Membership
The coordination mechanism established pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall include—
(1) representatives designated by—
(A) the Secretary of State;
(B) the Secretary of Defense;
(C) the Secretary of Energy;
(D) the Secretary of Commerce;
(E) the Attorney General; and
(F) the Director of the Office of Homeland Security, or the head of a successor department or agency; and
(2) such other executive branch officials as the President may select.
(c) Level of representation
To the maximum extent possible, each department  [1] or agency’s representative designated pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of this section shall be an official of that department or agency who has been appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(d) Chair
The President shall designate an official to direct the coordination mechanism established pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. The official so designated may invite the head of any other department or agency of the United States to designate a representative of that department or agency to participate from time to time in the activities of the Committee.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be “department’s”.


(Pub. L. 107–228, div. B, title XIII, § 1334,Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1449.)

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