[USC02] 22 USC 1437: Utilization of private agencies
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22 USC 1437: Utilization of private agencies Text contains those laws in effect on February 23, 2021
From Title 22-FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSECHAPTER 18-UNITED STATES INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMSSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§1437. Utilization of private agencies

In carrying out the provisions of this chapter it shall be the duty of the Secretary and the Broadcasting Board of Governors to utilize, to the maximum extent practicable, the services and facilities of private agencies, including existing American press, publishing, radio, motion picture, and other agencies, through contractual arrangements or otherwise. It is the intent of Congress that the Secretary and the Broadcasting Board of Governors shall encourage participation in carrying out the purposes of this chapter by the maximum number of different private agencies in each field consistent with the present or potential market for their services in each country.

(Jan. 27, 1948, ch. 36, title X, §1005, 62 Stat. 14 ; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1078(d)(2), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1959 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2013-Pub. L. 112–239 inserted "and the Broadcasting Board of Governors" after "Secretary" in two places.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Change of Name

Broadcasting Board of Governors renamed United States Agency for Global Media pursuant to section 6204(a)(22) of this title. The renaming was effectuated by notice to congressional appropriations committees dated May 24, 2018, and became effective Aug. 22, 2018.

Effective Date of 2013 Amendment

Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1078(e), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1959 , provided that: "This section [amending this section and sections 1461, 1461–1a, and 1462 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 1461 of this title] shall take effect and apply on the date that is 180 days after the date of the enactment of this section [Jan. 2, 2013]."