22 U.S. Code § 2652b - Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs
(a) Establishment of position
There is established in the Department of State the position of Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs.
The Assistant Secretary shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(d) Repealed and Omitted
Source(Pub. L. 102–138, title I, § 122,Oct. 28, 1991, 105 Stat. 658; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 162(c),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 405.)
Section is comprised of section 122 ofPub. L. 102–138. Subsec. (d)(2) ofsection 122 of Pub. L. 102–138enacted provisions set out as a note under section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–236, § 162(c)(2), struck out “, which is in addition to the positions provided under section 2652 of this title” after “Asian Affairs”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–236, § 162(c)(1), struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “The Assistant Secretary shall have responsibility within the Department of State with respect to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, and the Maldives.”
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 103–236, § 162(c)(3), struck out par. (1) which amended section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–236applicable with respect to officials, offices, and bureaus of Department of State when executive orders, regulations, or departmental directives implementing the amendments by sections 161 and 162 ofPub. L. 103–236become effective, or 90 days after Apr. 30, 1994, whichever comes earlier, see section 161(b) ofPub. L. 103–236, as amended, set out as a note under section 2651a of this title.
Authority of Secretary of State
Except as otherwise provided, Secretary of State to have and exercise any authority vested by law in any official or office of Department of State and references to such officials or offices deemed to refer to Secretary of State or Department of State, as appropriate, see section 2651a of this title and section 161(d) ofPub. L. 103–236, set out as a note under section 2651a of this title.
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