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101 STAT. 1330-36
101 STAT. 1330-36
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1330-36

PUBLIC LAW 100-203—DEC. 22, 1987

contracts with State agencies, private firms, institutions, and individuals for the purpose of conducting research or surveys necessary to enable the Commission to discharge its duties under this subtitle, subject to the limitation on total expenses set forth in section 2105(b). (e) STAFF.—Subject to such rules and regulations as may be adopted by the Commission, the Chairperson of the Commission (subject to the limitation on total expenses set forth in section 2105(b)) shall have the power to appoint, terminate, and fix the compensation (without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title, or of any other provision, or of any other provision of law, relating to the number, classification, and General Schedule rates) of an Executive Director, and of such additional staff as the Chairperson deems advisable to assist the Commission, at rates not to exceed a rate equal to the maximum rate for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of such title. if) ADVISORY COMMITTEE.—The Commission shall be considered an advisory committee within the meaning of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). 2 USC 901 note.

SEC. 2105. EXPENSES OF COMMISSION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Any expenses of the Commission shall be paid from such funds as may be available to the Secretary of the Treasury. (b) LIMITATION.—The total expenses of the Commission shall not exceed $1,000,000. (c) GAO AUDIT.—Prior to the termination of the Commission, pursuant to section 2106, the Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct an audit of the financial books and records of the Commission to determine that the limitation on expenses has been met, and shall include its determination in an opinion to be included in the report of the Commission. 2 USC 901 note.

SEC. 2106. TERMINATION OF COMMISSION.

The Commission shall cease to exist on the date that is 30 days after the date on which the Commission submits its report.

TITLE III—EDUCATION PROGRAMS Subtitle A—Guaranteed Student Loan Program Savings SEC. 3001. RECOVERY OF EXCESS CASH RESERVES ACCUMULATED UNDER THE GUARANTEED STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 422 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (2() U.S.C. 1072) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(e) REDUCTION OF EXCESS CASH RESERVES.— "(1) LIMITATION ON MAXIMUM CASH RESERVES.—A guaranty

agency shall not accumulate cash reserves in excess of the greater of— "(A) 40 percent of the total amount paid by that agency on insurance claims during the preceding fiscal year;