22 USC § 8242. Sense of Congress regarding ADVANCE Democracy Award
It is the sense of Congress that—
(1) the Secretary should further strengthen the capacity of the Department to carry out results-based democracy promotion efforts through the establishment of an annual award to be known as the “Outstanding Achievements in Advancing Democracy Award”, or the “ADVANCE Democracy Award”, that would be awarded to officers or employees of the Department; and
(2) the Secretary should establish procedures for selecting recipients of such award, including any financial terms associated with such award.