U.S Code last checked for updates: Sep 16, 2019
§ 2698.
Procurement of legal services
(a)
The Secretary of State may, without regard to section 3106 of title 5, authorize a principal officer of the Foreign Service to procure legal services whenever such services are required for the protection of the interests of the Government or to enable a member of the Service to carry on the member’s work efficiently.
(b)
The authority available to the Secretary of State under this section shall be available to the Broadcasting Board of Governors,1
1
 So in original. The comma probably should not appear.
and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development with respect to the Board and the Agency.
(Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 841, title I, § 26, as added Pub. L. 96–465, title II, § 2201(a), Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2154; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 97–241, title II, § 202(a), Aug. 24, 1982, 96 Stat. 282; amended Pub. L. 101–246, title III, § 303, Feb. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 64; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, § 1335(l)(3), title XIV, § 1422(b)(3)(B), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–789, 2681–792; Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(7) [div. A, title VIII, § 802(a)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A–468.)
cite as: 22 USC 2698