[USC02] 22 USC 6531: Abolition of United States Information Agency
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22 USC 6531: Abolition of United States Information Agency Text contains those laws in effect on August 13, 2020
From Title 22-FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSECHAPTER 74-FOREIGN AFFAIRS AGENCIES CONSOLIDATIONSUBCHAPTER III-UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCYPart A-Abolition and Transfer of Functions

§6531. Abolition of United States Information Agency

The United States Information Agency (other than the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the International Broadcasting Bureau) is abolished.

( Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, §1311, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–776 .)

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

Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, §1301, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–776 , provided that: "This title [see Tables for classification], and the amendments made by this title, shall take effect on the earlier of-

"(1) October 1, 1999; or

"(2) the date of abolition [Oct. 1, 1999] of the United States Information Agency pursuant to the reorganization plan described in section 1601 [22 U.S.C. 6601]."