Authorities of the Secretary
In carrying out the provisions of the Convention and this chapter, the Secretary may arrange for cooperation with—
any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States;
a Council; or
a private institution or an organization.
The head of any Federal agency may—
cooperate in the conduct of scientific and other programs, and furnish facilities and personnel, for the purposes of assisting the Organization in carrying out its duties under the Convention; and
accept reimbursement from the Organization for providing such services, facilities, and personnel.
(Pub. L. 104–43, title II, § 205, Nov. 3, 1995, 109 Stat. 379; Pub. L. 114–327, title V, § 505, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1996.)