An Act To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1979 for the Department of State, the International Communication Agency, and the Board for International Broadcasting, to make changes in the laws relating to those agencies, to make changes in the Foreign Service personnel system, to establish policies and responsibilities with respect to science, technology, and American diplomacy, and for other purposes

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The Secretary of State may delegate to the Director of the International Communication Agency, with the consent of the Director, the functions vested in the Secretary be section 2(a) of the joint resolution entitled "Joint Resolution providing for the construction and maintenance of a National Gallery of Art", approved March 24, 1937 (20 U.S.C. 72(a)). Some sections of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (20 U.S.C. 80f) are amended.


  • Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979
  • United States International Communication Agency
  • United States. Secretary of State
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968 (82 Stat. 1356)
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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  • 92 Stat. 963
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large


This Act may be cited as the "Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979".

Contained within

92 Stat. 963 (1978); Pub. L. No. 95-426 (Book)

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  • 1980
  • 10/07/1978


  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Foreign relations
  • International relations
  • United States--Foreign relations


United States


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 963, 975

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