[USC02] 22 USC 4821: Diplomatic Security Service
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22 USC 4821: Diplomatic Security Service Text contains those laws in effect on February 26, 2021

§4821. Diplomatic Security Service

The Secretary of State may establish a Diplomatic Security Service, which shall perform such functions as the Secretary may determine.

( Pub. L. 99–399, title II, §201, Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 858 ; Pub. L. 103–236, title I, §162(g)(7), Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 407 .)

Editorial Notes


1994-Pub. L. 103–236 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "There shall be, within the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the Diplomatic Security Service. The Diplomatic Security Service shall perform such functions as may be assigned to it by the Secretary of State."

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–236 applicable with respect to officials, offices, and bureaus of Department of State when executive orders, regulations, or departmental directives implementing the amendments by sections 161 and 162 of Pub. L. 103–236 become effective, or 90 days after Apr. 30, 1994, whichever comes earlier, see section 161(b) of Pub. L. 103–236, as amended, set out as a note under section 2651a of this title.