22 USC 5503: Department of State notification of families of victims
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22 USC 5503: Department of State notification of families of victims Text contains those laws in effect on June 19, 2024
From Title 22-FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSECHAPTER 64-UNITED STATES RESPONSE TO TERRORISM AFFECTING AMERICANS ABROAD
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§5503. Department of State notification of families of victims

(a) Department of State policy

It is the policy of the Department of State pursuant to section 2715 of this title to directly and promptly notify the families of victims of aviation disasters abroad concerning citizens of the United States directly affected by such a disaster, including timely written notice. The Secretary of State shall ensure that such notification by the Department of State is carried out notwithstanding notification by any other person.

(b) Department of State guidelines

Not later than 60 days after November 16, 1990, the Secretary of State shall issue such regulations, guidelines, and circulars as are necessary to ensure that the policy under subsection (a) is fully implemented.

( Pub. L. 101–604, title II, §204, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3083 .)