Authorities of Secretary of State with respect to Convention
The Secretary of State may, on behalf of the Government of the United States—
receive and transmit reports, requests, recommendations, proposals, and other communications of and to the Organization and its subsidiary organs;
object, or withdraw an objection, to the proposal of the Commission consistent with the procedures detailed in Articles XIV and XV of the Convention;
give or withdraw notice of intent not to be bound by a measure of the Commission consistent with the procedures detailed in Articles XIV and XV of the Convention;
object or withdraw an objection to an amendment to the Convention; and
act upon, or refer to any other appropriate authority, any other communication referred to in paragraph (1).
(Pub. L. 104–43, title II, § 204, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 379; Pub. L. 114–327, title V, § 504, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1996.)