7 U.S. Code § 2231 - Official expenses of employees stationed abroad

Employees of the Department of Agriculture stationed abroad may, with the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, enter into leases for official quarters, for periods not exceeding one year, and may pay rent, telephone, subscriptions to publications, and other charges incident to the conduct of their offices and the discharge of their duties, in advance, in any foreign country where custom or practice requires payment in advance.


(Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, title VII, § 705(c),58 Stat. 742.)

This section was enacted as part of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944.
Section was formerly classified to section 543b of Title 5 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554, § 1,Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the following Department of Agriculture Appropriation Acts:
June 28, 1944, ch. 296, 58 Stat. 426.
July 12, 1943, ch. 215, 57 Stat. 393.
July 22, 1942, ch. 516, 56 Stat. 665.
July 1, 1941, ch. 267, 55 Stat. 409.
June 25, 1940, ch. 421, 54 Stat. 532.
June 30, 1939, ch. 253, title I, 53 Stat. 940.
June 16, 1938, ch. 464, title I, 52 Stat. 711.
June 29, 1937, ch. 404, 50 Stat. 395.

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