Amendments

1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–454 substituted “abroad” for “in the Soviet Union or Eastern Europe”.

1987—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 100–204 amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Such service shall be in accordance with the relevant authorities of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, and title 5.”