22 U.S. Code § 3504 - General authorities; fiscal requirement for authorities
General authorities; fiscal requirement for authorities
(a) To carry out the purposes and functions of the Institute, the President may—
make and perform contracts and other agreements with any individual, institution, corporation, or other body of persons however designated, within or outside the United States, and with governments or government agencies, domestic or foreign;
make advances, grants, and loans to any individual, institution, corporation, or other body of persons however designated, within or outside the United States, and to governments or government agencies, domestic or foreign;
make provision for compensation, transportation, housing, subsistence (or per diem in lieu thereof), and health care or health and accident insurance for foreign nationals engaged in activities authorized by this chapter while they are away from their homes, without regard to the provisions of any other law;
accept and use money, funds, property, and services of any kind by gift, devise, bequest, grant, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Institute;
acquire by purchase, lease, loan, bequest, or gift and hold and dispose of by sale, lease, loan, or grant, real and personal property of all kinds;
prescribe, amend, and repeal such rules and regulations as may be necessary to the conduct of the business of the Institute;
utilize information, services, facilities, officers, and employees of any agency of the United States Government;
establish a principal office in the United States and such other offices within or outside the United States, as may be necessary;
adopt, alter, and use an official seal for the Institute, which shall be judicially noticed; and
Any authority provided by this section involving the expenditure of appropriated funds shall be effective for a fiscal year only to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in appropriation Acts.
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