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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988

102 STAT. 2355

sion shall be according to the vote of a simple majority of those present and voting at a properly called meeting. (4) The members of the Commission shall be appointed by July 1, 1989. The first meeting of the Commission shall be called by the Secretary as promptly as possible after all such members are appointed. At such meeting, the members of the Commission shall select a chairman from among such members and shall meet thereafter at the call of the chairman or of a majority of the members. (c) BASIC PAY.—(1) Members of the Commission shall serve as such without pay. (2) Members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including a per diem allowance in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons serving intermittently in the government service are allowed travel expenses under section 5703 of title 5 of the United States Code. (d) DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.—(1) During the fiscal year 1990, the Commission shall hold one or more national conferences on interstate child support reform for the purpose of assisting the Commission in preparing the report required under paragraph (2). (2) Not later than May 1, 1991, the Commission shall submit a Reports, report to the Congress that contains recommendations for— (A) improving the interstate establishment and enforcement of child support awards, and (B) revising the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act. (e) POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.—(1) The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and upon the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the United States Government. (2) The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of donations of money and property and may accept such volunteer services of individuals as it deems appropriate. (3) The Commission may procure supplies, services, and property, and make contracts (but only to the extent or in such amounts as are provided in appropriation Acts). (4) For purposes of carrying out its duties under subsection (d), the Commission may adopt such rules for its organization and procedures as it deems appropriate. (f) TERMINATION OF THE COMMISSION.—(1) The Commission shall terminate on July 1, 1991. (2) Any funds held by the Commission on the date of termination of the Commission shall be deposited in the general fund of the Treasury of the United States and credited as miscellaneous receipts. Any property (other than funds) held by the Commission on such date shall be disposed of as excess or surplus property. (g) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purpose of carrying out this section, there is authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000. SEC. 127. COSTS OF INTERSTATE ENFORCEMENT DEMONSTRATIONS EXCLUDED IN COMPUTING INCENTIVE PAYMENTS.

Section 458(d) of the Social Security Act is amended by inserting immediately before the period at the end the following: ", and any amounts expended by the State in carrying out a special project assisted under section 455(e) shall be excluded".

42 USC 658.