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5 U.S. Code § 5913 - Official residence expenses

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For the purpose of this section, “agency” has the meaning given it by section 5721 of this title.
(b) Under such regulations as the President may prescribe, funds available to an agency for administrative expenses may be allotted to posts in foreign countries to defray the unusual expenses incident to the operation and maintenance of official residences suitable for—
the chief representatives of the United States at the posts; and
such other senior officials of the Government of the United States as the President may designate.
Funds made available under subsection (b) may be provided in advance to persons eligible to receive reimbursements.

Historical and Revision Notes


U.S. Code

Revised Statutes and

Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 3039.

Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 744, § 22, added Sept. 6, 1960, Pub. L. 86–707, § 311(a), 74 Stat. 796.

The word “agency” is substituted for “department” and defined to conform to the definition of “department” in section 18 of the Act of Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 744, 60 Stat. 811.

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

Editorial Notes

2005—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–140 added subsec. (c).

Executive Documents
Delegation of Functions

Secretary of State empowered to prescribe regulations governing allotment to posts in foreign countries, for purpose stated in this section, of funds available to the departments for administrative expenses, and to designate senior officials of this Government in foreign countries, see section 1(c) of Ex. Ord. No. 10903, Jan. 11, 1961, 26 F.R. 217, set out as a note under section 5921 of this title.