22 U.S. Code § 6206 - International Broadcasting Bureau
There is hereby established an International Broadcasting Bureau under the Board (hereafter in this chapter referred to as the “Bureau”), to carry out all nonmilitary international broadcasting activities supported by the United States Government other than those described in sections 6207 and 6208 of this title.
The Director of the Bureau shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Director of the Bureau shall be entitled to receive compensation at the rate prescribed by law for level IV of the Executive Schedule.
The Director shall organize and chair a coordinating committee to examine and make recommendations to the Board on long-term strategies for the future of international broadcasting, including the use of new technologies, further consolidation of broadcast services, and consolidation of currently existing public affairs and legislative relations functions in the various international broadcasting entities. The coordinating committee shall include representatives of Radio Free Asia, RFE/RL, Incorporated, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and, as appropriate, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, the Voice of America, and Worldnet.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this title”, meaning title III of Pub. L. 103–236, Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 432, known as the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6201 of this title and Tables.
Level IV of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (b), is set out in section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(k)(1), substituted “under the Board” for “within the United States Information Agency”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(k)(2)–(4), redesignated par. (1) as entire subsec. (b), substituted “President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate” for “Chairman of the Board, in consultation with the Director of the United States Information Agency and with the concurrence of a majority of the Board”, and struck out par. (2) which amended section 5315 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–277, § 1323(k)(5), added subsec. (c).
Pub. L. 107–228, div. A, title V, § 504, Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1393, as amended by Pub. L. 109–140, § 6, Dec. 22, 2005, 119 Stat. 2652; Pub. L. 109–472, § 9, Jan. 11, 2007, 120 Stat. 3556; Pub. L. 110–161, div. J, title VI, § 634(r), Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2330; Pub. L. 110–321, § 5, Sept. 19, 2008, 122 Stat. 3536, provided that: