22 U.S. Code § 6205 - Establishment of the International Broadcasting Advisory Board
Except as provided in subsection (b)(2), the International Broadcasting Advisory Board (referred to in this section as the “Advisory Board”) shall consist of five members, including the Secretary of State, appointed by the President and in accordance with subsection (d), to advise the Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, as appropriate.
If, on December 23, 2016, more than five members described in subsection (a) are serving their original terms of office on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, each such member may serve on the Advisory Board for a period equal to the time remaining on each such member’s respective term without reappointment.
Except as provided in paragraph (2), the term of office of each member of the Advisory Board appointed pursuant to subsection (a) shall be three years.
Members of the Advisory Board, including the Secretary of State, may not receive any fee, salary, or remuneration of any kind for their service as members.
December 23, 2016, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “the date of the enactment of this section”, which was translated as meaning the date of enactment of Pub. L. 114–328, which amended this section generally, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2016—Pub. L. 114–328 amended section generally. Prior to amendment section related to the role of the Secretary of State in international broadcasting.
1998—Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(j)(1), substituted “Role of Secretary of State” for “Foreign policy guidance” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(j)(2)–(4), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, substituted “State” for “State, acting through the Director of the United States Information Agency,”, and inserted before period at end “, as the Secretary may deem appropriate”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(j)(5), added subsec. (b).
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