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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-497—OCT. 17, 1988

102 STAT. 2471

(4) by an affirmative vote of not less than 2 members, to authorize the Chairman to issue subpoenas as provided in section 16; and (5) by an affirmative vote of not less than 2 members and after a full hearing, to make permanent a temporary order of the Chairman closing a gaming activity as provided in section 14(b)(2). (b) The Commission— (1) shall monitor class II gaming conducted on Indian lands on a continuing basis; (2) shall inspect and examine all premises located on Indian lands on which class II gaming is conducted; (3) shall conduct or cause to be conducted such background investigations as may be necessary; (4) may demand access to and inspect, examine, photocopy, and audit all papers, books, and records respecting gross revenues of class II gaming conducted on Indian lands and any other matters necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission under this Act; (5) may use the United States mail in the same manner and under the same conditions as any department or agency of the United States; (6) may procure supplies, services, and property by contract in accordance with applicable Federal laws and regulations; (7) may enter into contracts with Federal, State, tribal and private entities for activities necessary to the discharge of the duties of the Commission and, to the extent feasible, contract the enforcement of the Commission's regulations with the Indian tribes; (8) may hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such evidence as the Commission deems appropriate; (9) may administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses appearing before the Commission; and (10) shall promulgate such regulations and guidelines as it Regulations. deems appropriate to implement the provisions of this Act. (c) The Commission shall submit a report with minority views, if Reports. any, to the Congress on December 31, 1989, and every two years thereafter. The report shall include information on— (1) whether the associate commissioners should continue as full or part-time officials; (2) funding, including income and expenses, of the Commission; (3) recommendations for amendments to the Act; and (4) any other matter considered appropriate by the Commission. COMMISSION STAFFING

SEC. 8. (a) The Chairman shall appoint a General Counsel to the 25 USC 2707. Commission who shall be paid at the annual rate of basic pay payable for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code. (b) The Chairman shall appoint and supervise other staff of the Commission without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service. Such staff shall be paid without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification