22 U.S. Code § 6402 - Definitions
The term “Ambassador at Large” means the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom appointed under section 6411(b) of this title.
The term “Annual Report” means the Annual Report on International Religious Freedom described in section 6412(b) of this title.
The term “commensurate action” means action taken by the President under section 6445(b) of this title.
The term “Commission” means the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom established in section 6431(a) of this title.
The term “Executive Summary” means the Executive Summary to the Annual Report, as described in section 6412(b)(1)(F) of this title.
The term “government” or “foreign government” includes any agency or instrumentality of the government.
The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given that term in section 1001 of title 20.
The term “Office” means the Office on International Religious Freedom established in section 6411(a) of this title.
The term “Special Watch List” means the Special Watch List described in section 6442(b)(1)(A)(iii) of this title.
 So in original. Probably should be “Presidential”.
 See References in Text note below.
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 105–292, Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2787, known as the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6401 of this title and Tables.
2016—Pars. (10) to (14). Pub. L. 114–281, § 3(2), (3), added pars. (10) and (11) and redesignated former pars. (10) to (12) as (12) to (14), respectively. Former par. (13) redesignated (16).
Par. (15). Pub. L. 114–281, § 3(4), added par. (15).
Par. (16). Pub. L. 114–281, § 3(1), redesignated par. (13) as (16).
Par. (16)(A)(iv) to (vi). Pub. L. 114–281, § 3(5)(A), added cl. (iv) and redesignated former cls. (iv) and (v) as (v) and (vi), respectively.
Par. (16)(B). Pub. L. 114–281, § 3(5)(B), inserted “conscience, non-theistic views, or” after “an individual’s” and “forcibly compelling non-believers or non-theists to recant their beliefs or to convert,” after “forced religious conversion,”.
Committee on International Relations of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Foreign Affairs of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.
Committee on Banking and Financial Services of House of Representatives abolished and replaced by Committee on Financial Services of House of Representatives, and jurisdiction over matters relating to securities and exchanges and insurance generally transferred from Committee on Energy and Commerce of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Jan. 3, 2001.
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