Editorial Notes

1999—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–113 struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “Within 6 months after assuming the position, the chief of mission to a foreign country shall submit, to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, a report describing his or her own foreign language competence and the foreign language competence of the mission staff in the principal language or other dialect of that country.”

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Public Availability of Reports on Nominees To Be Chiefs of Mission

Pub. L. 114–323, title VII, § 712, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1945, provided that: “Not later than 7 days after submitting the report required under section 304(a)(4) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3944(a)(4)) to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, the President shall make the report available to the public, including by posting the report on the website of the Department [of State] in a conspicuous manner and location.”