(Pub. L. 101-604, title II, Sec. 212, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat.
AUTHORITY OF SECRETARY OF STATE
Except as otherwise provided, Secretary of State to have and
exercise any authority vested by law in any official or office of
Department of State and references to such officials or offices
deemed to refer to Secretary of State or Department of State, as
appropriate, see section 2651a of this title and section 161(d) of
Pub. L. 103-236, set out as a note under section 2651a of this