22 U.S.C. § 287r - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 22. Foreign Relations and Intercourse § 287r. Authorization of appropriations;  payment of expenses

There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the payment by the United States of its share of the expenses of the Organization as apportioned by the General Conference of the Organization in accordance with article IX of the constitution of the Organization, and such additional sums as may be necessary to pay the expenses of participation by the United States in the activities of the Organization, including:  (a) salaries of the representatives provided for in section 287n of this title, of their appropriate staffs, and of members of the secretariat of the National Commission provided for in section 287o of this title, including personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, without regard to the civil-service laws and chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of Title 5;  (b) travel expenses without regard to the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, as amended, the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926, as amended, and section 5731 of Title 5 , and, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of State may prescribe, travel expenses of families and transportation of effects of United States representatives and other personnel in going to and returning from their post of duty;  (c) allowances for living quarters, including heat, fuel, and light, as authorized by section 5912 of Title 5 ;  (d) cost of living allowances under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of State may prescribe, including allowances to persons temporarily stationed abroad;  (e) communication services;  (f) stenographic reporting, translating, and other services, by contract, if deemed necessary, without regard to section 5 of Title 41 ;  (g) local transportation;  (h) equipment;  (i) transportation of things;  (j) rent of offices;  (k) printing and binding without regard to section 501 of Title 44 and section 6101 of Title 41 ;  (l) official entertainment;  (m) stationery;  (n) purchase of newspapers, periodicals, books, and documents;  and (o) such other expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State.

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