United States Code
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Administration by Secretary of State
Under the direction of the President, the Secretary of State shall administer and direct the Service and shall coordinate its activities with the needs of the Department of State and other agencies.
The Secretary of State alone among the heads of agencies utilizing the Foreign Service personnel system shall perform the functions expressly vested in the Secretary of State by this chapter.
(Pub. L. 96–465, title I, § 201,
Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2078.)
cite as: 22 USC 3921