22 USC 6206: Grantee corporate boards of directors
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22 USC 6206: Grantee corporate boards of directors Text contains those laws in effect on June 22, 2024

§6206. Grantee corporate boards of directors

(a) In general

The corporate board of directors of each grantee under this chapter-

(1) shall be bipartisan;

(2) shall, except as otherwise provided in this Act, have the sole responsibility to operate their respective grantees within the jurisdiction of their respective States of incorporation;

(3) shall be composed of not fewer than 5 members, who shall be qualified individuals who are not employed in the public sector; and

(4) shall appoint successors in the event of vacancies on their respective boards, in accordance with applicable bylaws.

(b) Not Federal employees

No employee of any grantee under this chapter may be a Federal employee.

(Pub. L. 103–236, title III, §307, as added Pub. L. 117–263, div. I, title XCVII, §9704, Dec. 23, 2022, 136 Stat. 3914 .)

Editorial Notes

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title III of Pub. L. 103–236, Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 432 , known as the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6201 of this title and Tables.

This Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), is Pub. L. 103–236, Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 382 , known as the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1994 Amendment note set out under section 2651 of this title and Tables.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 6206, Pub. L. 103–236, title III, §307, Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 436 ; Pub. L. 105–277, div. G, subdiv. A, title XIII, §1323(k), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–780 , related to the International Broadcasting Bureau, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title XII, §1288(4), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2552 .

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Personal Services Contracting Pilot Program

Pub. L. 107–228, div. A, title V, §504, Sept. 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 1393 , as amended by Pub. L. 109–140, §6, Dec. 22, 2005, 119 Stat. 2652 ; Pub. L. 109–472, §9, Jan. 11, 2007, 120 Stat. 3556 ; Pub. L. 110–161, div. J, title VI, §634(r), Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2330 ; Pub. L. 110–321, §5, Sept. 19, 2008, 122 Stat. 3536 , authorized the Director of the International Broadcasting Bureau to establish a pilot program for the purpose of hiring United States citizens or aliens as personal services contractors for service in the United States as broadcasters and other broadcasting specialists in the International Broadcasting Bureau, and provided that such authority would terminate on Dec. 31, 2009. Subsequent laws incrementally extended the authority until Sept. 30, 2016.