This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 87–293,
The Foreign Service Act of 1980, referred to in subsec. (a)(5), is Pub. L. 96–465,
The Renegotiation Act of 1951, as amended, referred to in subsec. (d), is act Mar. 23, 1951, ch. 15, 65 Stat. 7, as amended, which was classified principally to section 1211 et seq. of the former Appendix to Title 50, War and National Defense, prior to its omission from the Code.
In subsec. (d), “sections 3101(a) and (c), 3104, 3106, 3301(b)(2), and 6101 of title 41” substituted for “section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended, section 302 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949,” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c),
2018—Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 115–256 added subsec. (k).
2011—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 112–57 substituted “the purposes of any law administered by the Office of Personnel Management (except that the President may determine the applicability to such individuals of provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.))” for “any purpose”.
1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–236, § 602(a), which directed amendment of subsec. (c) by substituting “five years” for “thirty six months”, was executed by making the substitution for “thirty-six months” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 103–236, § 602(b), inserted before period at end of first sentence “, and to individuals employed under personal services contracts to furnish medical services abroad pursuant to subsection (a)(5) of this section.”
1981—Subsecs. (i), (j). Pub. L. 97–113 added subsecs. (i) and (j).
1978—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 95–331, § 5(a)(1), struck out proviso limiting to no more than 125 Peace Corps volunteers or volunteer leaders the number assignable to the described organizations.
Subsec. (a)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 95–331, § 5(c), added par. (3) and redesignated former pars. (3) and (4) as (4) and (5), respectively.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 95–331, § 5(a)(2), substituted “$20,000” for “$10,000”.
Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 95–331, § 5(a)(3), added subsec. (h).
1973—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 93–49 excepted from waiver of Federal laws the application of sections 5 and 252 of title 41.
1966—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 89–572 inserted “or transfer” after “and employ” and struck out “, and transfer such money or property to the government or other entities of the country or area with which the volunteers are serving, when such transfers would further the general purposes of the chapter”.
1965—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 89–134 inserted “money or” after “and transfer such”.
1963—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 88–200 inserted provision for transfer of property.
Pub. L. 95–331, § 5(b),
Funds available to President under this chapter allocated to and functions of President under this section, except subsec. (d) and those functions under subsec. (f) relating to directing agencies to provide services, facilities, and commodities to officers carrying out functions under this chapter, were delegated to Director of Peace Corps by sections 1–103 and 1–301(a), (d) of Ex. Ord. No. 12137,
Pub. L. 97–113, title VI, § 604(c),
For determination under subsec. (d) of this section that it is in the furtherance of the purposes of this chapter and that the functions under this chapter may be performed without regard to the applicable laws specified in section 1 and 2 of Ex. Ord. No. 11223,