22 U.S. Code § 3509 - Conflict of interest; personnel and activities covered

Members of the Council and Institute Fellows shall avoid any action, in their activities with respect to the Institute, which might result in, or create the appearance of, a conflict of interest, including but not limited to—
using their office or position for private gain;
giving preferential treatment to any person;
making recommendations or decisions relating to any activity authorized by this chapter in other than an impartial and independent manner;
misusing Government property or official information obtained through their office or position which has not been made available to the general public; or
affecting adversely the confidence of the public in the integrity of the Institute.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in par. (3), was in the original “this title”, meaning title IV of Pub. L. 96–53, Aug. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 371, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title IV to the Code, see Tables.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1979, see section 512(a) of Pub. L. 96–53, set out as an Effective Date of 1979 Amendment note under section 2151 of this title.