102 STAT. 1786
PUBLIC LAW 100-446—SEPT. 27, 1988
one member from each such list submitted by the following organizations, and shall designate from that list an alternate who may attend those meetings to which the individual appointed to the Board cannot attend: (A) the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; (B) the Directors Guild of America; (C) the Writers Guild of America; (D) the National Society of Film Critics; (E) the Society for Cinema Studies; (F) the American Film Institute; (G) the Department of Theatre, Film and Television, College of Fine Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles; (H) the Department of Cinema Studies in the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University; (I) the University Film and Video Association; (J) the Motion Picture Association of America; (K) the Nationed Association of Broadcasters; (L) the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers; and (M) the Screen Actors Guild of America. (2) Before the Librarian selects nominees for such Board, such Librarian shall request that each of the entities listed in paragraph (1) who do not currently have a nominee on such Board nominate three individuals to serve on such Board. No individual may serve on the Board for more than one term and each entity shall be represented a comparable number of times. (b) CHAIRPERSON.—The Librarian shall appoint one member to serve as Chairperson. (c) TERM OF OFFICE.—(1) The term of each member of the Board shall be 3 years. (2) A vacancy in the Board shall be filled in the manner prescribed by the Librarian, except that no entity listed in subsection (a) may have more than one nominee on the Board at any one time. Appointments may be made under this subsection without regard to section 5311(b) of title 5, United States Code. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy before the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed only for the remainder of such term. (d) QUORUM.—Seven members of the Board shall constitute a quorum but a lesser number may hold hearings. (e) BASIC PAY.—Members of the Board shall serve without pay. While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Board, members of the Board shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 of title 5 of the United States Code. (f) MEETINGS.—The Board shall meet at least twice each calendar year and the first such meeting shall be within 120 days after the effective date of this Act. Meetings shall be at the call of the Chairperson or a majority of its members. (g) CoNFUCT OF INTERESTS.—The Librarian shall establish rules and procedures to address any potential conflict of interest between a member of the Board and responsibilities of the Board.