22 U.S. Code § 4821 - Diplomatic Security Service

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The Secretary of State may establish a Diplomatic Security Service, which shall perform such functions as the Secretary may determine.


(Pub. L. 99–399, title II, § 201,Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 858; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, § 162(g)(7),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 407.)

1994—Pub. L. 103–236amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “There shall be, within the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the Diplomatic Security Service. The Diplomatic Security Service shall perform such functions as may be assigned to it by the Secretary of State.”
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.


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