22 U.S. Code § 1469 - United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
The Commission shall appraise United States Government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The activities described in this subsection shall be referred to in this section as “public diplomacy activities”.
The Commission shall submit other reports, including working papers, to Congress, the President, and the Secretary of State at least semi-annually on other activities and policies related to United States public diplomacy.
2013—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 112–239, § 1280(a), inserted “(referred to in this section as the ‘Commission’)” before period at end.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–239, § 1280(b), amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) described the Commission’s duties and responsibilities, including formulation and appraisal of policies and programs and submission of reports.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–239, § 1280(c), amended subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Commission shall have no authority with respect to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board or the United States National Commission for UNESCO.”
2001—Pub. L. 107–77 reenacted this section. See Reenactment and Repeal of Certain Provisions of Law note below.
1999—Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title IV, § 404(c)(2)], repealed this section. See Reenactment and Repeal of Certain Provisions of Law note below.
Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title IV, § 404(a), (c)(1)], amended Pub. L. 105–277, § 1334, generally (see 1998 Amendment note below) and reenacted this section. See Reenactment and Repeal of Certain Provisions of Law note below.
1998—Pub. L. 105–277, § 1334(b), which directed the repeal of this section, was omitted in the general amendment of Pub. L. 105–277, § 1334, by Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title IV, § 404(a)]. See 1999 Amendment note above.
1990—Pub. L. 101–246 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section consisted of subsecs. (a) to (d) relating to redesignation of United States Advisory Commission on International Communication, Cultural and Educational Affairs as United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, appointment of members, appointment of staff director and staff personnel, date of section entering into force as being Jan. 20, 1989, and repeal of prohibition limiting membership of individuals from same political party.
1987—Pub. L. 100–204 amended section generally, revising and restating as subsecs. (a) to (d) provisions of former subsecs. (a) and (b).
Section effective Oct. 1, 1979, and applicable only with respect to funds appropriated after Aug. 15, 1979, where new authorities provide for expenditure of appropriated funds, see section 209 of Pub. L. 96–60, set out as an Effective Date of 1979 Amendment note under section 1471 of this title.
United States Information Agency (other than Broadcasting Board of Governors and International Broadcasting Bureau) abolished and functions transferred to Secretary of State, see sections 6531 and 6532 of this title.
[Pub. L. 107–77, title IV, § 407(c), Nov. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 790, reenacted into law the provisions that were repealed by section 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title IV, § 404(c)(2)] of div. B of Pub. L. 106–113, set out above.]
References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of Title 5.
Pub. L. 101–246, title II, § 206(b), Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 53, provided that each member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy as in existence on the day before Jan. 20, 1989, was to continue to serve for the remainder of the term to which such member was appointed.
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