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CHAPTER DEPARTMENT OF STATE
SUBCHAPTER A GENERAL
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Insignia of rank.
Administrative settlement of tort claims and certain property damage claims.
Visas: documentation of nonimmigrants under the Immigration and
Nationality Act, as amended.
Act, as amended.
SUBCHAPTER F-NATIONALITY AND PASSPORTS
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SUBCHAPTER G-INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL
Payments to and on behalf of participants in the International Educational
and Cultural Exchange Program.
SUBCHAPTER H-PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF AMERICANS, THEIR
PROPERTY AND ESTATES
Protection and welfare of citizens and their property.
SUBCHAPTER K-ECONOMIC, COMMERCIAL AND CIVIL AVIATION
SUBCHAPTER L-ENEMIES AND REPARATIONS
Removal of alien enemies brought to the United States from other Ameri
can Republics. Reparations: World War II.
Nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of
State-effectuation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
SUBCHAPTER A GENERAL
PART 1-INSIGNIA OF RANK Sec. 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State. 1.2 Ofice of the Under Secretary of State.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 1 issued under sec. 4, 63 Stat. 111, as amended; 22 U.S.C. 2658.
SOURCE: The provisions of this part 1 appear at 22 F.R. 10788, Dec. 27, 1957, unless otherwise noted.
§ 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State.
The official flag indicative of the office of Secretary of State shall be as follows:
On a blue rectangular field a white disk bearing the official coat of arms of the United States adopted by the act of June 20, 1782, in proper colors. In each of the four corners a white five-pointed star with one point upward. The colors and automobile flag to be the same design, adding a white fringe. For the colors a cord and tassel of blue and white to be added. The sizes to be in accordance with military and naval customs.
PART 2-PROTECTION OF FOREIGN
DIGNITARIES AND OTHER OFFICIAL
PERSONNEL § 2.1 Designation of personnel to carry
firearms and exercise appropriate
power of arrest. The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Security is authorized to designate certain employees of the Department of State and the Foreign Service, as well as employees of other departments and agencies detailed to and under the supervision and control of the Department of State, as Security Officers, as follows:
(a) Persons so designated shall be authorized to carry firearms when engaged in the performance of the duties prescribed in section (1) of the Act of January 28, 1955, 69 Stat. 188, as amended. No person shall be so designated unless he has either qualified in the use of firearms in accordance with standards established by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Security, or in accordance with standards established by the department or agency from which he is detailed
(b) Persons so designated shall also be authorized, when engaged in the performance of duties prescribed in section (1) of the Act of January 28, 1955, 69 Stat. 188, as amended, to arrest without warrant and deliver into custody any person violating the provisions of Section 111 or 112 of Title 18, United States Code, in their presence or if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such felony. (Sec. 4, 63 Stat. 111, as amended, sec. 1, 69 Stat. 188; 22 U.S.C. 2658, 2666) (Dept. Reg. 108.514, 29 F.R. 15571, Nov. 20, 1964)
Office of the Under Secretary of State. The official flag indicative of the of. fice of the Under Secretary of State shall be as follows: On a white rectangular field a blue disk bearing the official coat of arms of the United States adopted by act of June 20, 1782, in proper colors. In each of the four corners a five-pointed star with one point upward. The colors and automobile flag to be the same design, adding a blue fringe. For the colors a cord and tassel of white and blue to be added. The sizes to be in accordance with military and naval customs.
PART 3—ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS AND (d) The term "decoration" includes DECORATIONS FROM FOREIGN
any order, device, medal, badge, insig
nia, or emblem tendered by or received GOVERNMENTS
from a foreign government. Sec.
(e) The term "gift of minimal value" 3.1 Purpose.
includes any present or other thing, 3.2 Application of this part.
other than a decoration, which has a re3.3 Definitions.
tail value not in excess of $50 in the 3.4 Release of gifts and decorations on de
(f) The term “outstanding or unusu3.5 Gifts and decorations received by any -ally meritorious performance” includes person after October 14, 1966.
performance of duty by a person deter3.6 Use or disposal of gifts and decorations
mined by the appropriate agency to have which become the property of the
contributed to an unusually significant United States. 3.7 Revocation of previous regulations.
degree to the furtherance of good rela
tions between the United States and the AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 3 foreign government tendering the decoissued under sec. 4, 63 Stat. 111, as amended,
ration. sec. 7, 80 Stat. 952; 22 U.S.C. 2658, 2626, E.O.
(g) The term “special or unusual cir11320; 3 CFR, 1966 Comp.
cumstances” includes any circumstances SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 3 con
which would appear to make it improper tained in Dept. Reg. 108.556, 32 F.R. 6569,
for the donee to receive a gift or decoraApr. 28, 1967, unless otherwise noted.
tion, and also includes, in some in3.1 Purpose.
stances, the very nature of the gift it
self. The purpose of this part is to establish uniform basic standards for the ac
(h) The term “appropriate agency" ceptance of gifts and decorations from
means the department, agency, office, or foreign governments by U.S. Government
other entity in which a person is emofficers and employees, including mem
ployed or enlisted, or to which he has bers of the armed forces, and members of
been appointed or elected. If the donee their families.
is not so serving, but is a member of the
family and household of such a person, $ 3.2 Application of this part.
then the “appropriate agency” is that in This part applies to all persons occupy
which the head of the household is serying an office or a position in the Execu
ing. tive, Legislative and Judicial branches of
(i) The term "approval by the approthe Government of the United States. priate agency” includes approval by such $ 3.3 Definitions.
person or persons as are duly authorized
by such agency to give the approval reAs used in this part
quired by these regulations. (a) The term “person” includes every (j) The term “Chief of Protocol" person who occupies an office or a posi- means the Chief of Protocol of the Detion in the Government of the United partment of State. States, its territories and possessions, the Canal Zone Government, and the Gov
§ 3.4 Release of gifts and decorations on ernment of the District of Columbia, or
deposit in the Department of State is a member of the Armed Forces of the
through October 14, 1966. United States, or a member of the family Any gift or decoration on deposit with and household of any such person. For the Department of State on the effective the purpose of this part, “member of the date of this part shall, following written family and household” means a relative application to the Chief of Protocol and by blood, marriage or adoption who is a subsequent approval by the Chief of Proresident of the household.
tocol and the appropriate agency, be re(b) The term “foreign government" leased through the appropriate agency includes every foreign government and to the donee or his legal representative. every official, agent, or representative Such donee may also, if authorized by thereof.
the appropriate agency, wear any dec(c) The term “gift” includes any oration so released. Approval for represent or thing, other than a decora- lease will normally be given unless, from tion, tendered by or received from a the special or unusual circumstances inforeign government.
volved, it would appear to the Chief of