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22 U.S. Code § 6502 - Definitions

In this chapter:
(1) ACDA

The term “ACDA” means the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

(2) AID

The term “AID” means the United States Agency for International Development.

(3) Agency; Federal agency

The term “agency” or “Federal agency” means an Executive agency as defined in section 105 of title 5.

(4) Appropriate congressional committees

The term “appropriate congressional committees” means the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.

(5) Covered agency

The term “covered agency” means any of the following agencies: ACDA, USIA, IDCA, and AID.

(6) Department

The term “Department” means the Department of State.

(7) Function

The term “function” means any duty, obligation, power, authority, responsibility, right, privilege, activity, or program.

(8) IDCA

The term “IDCA” means the United States International Development Cooperation Agency.

(9) Office

The term “office” includes any office, administration, agency, institute, unit, organizational entity, or component thereof.

(10) Secretary

The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of State.

(11) USIA

The term “USIA” means the United States Information Agency.

(Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XI, § 1103, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–766.)
Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this subdivision”, meaning subdiv. A of div. G of Pub. L. 105–277, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–765, known as the Foreign Affairs Agencies Consolidation Act of 1998. For complete classification of this subdivision to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6501 of this title and Tables.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

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.