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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2734

PUBLIC LAW 100-546—OCT. 28, 1988 (3) the findings and recommendations required to be prepared pursuant to subsection (a)(l)(C). (d) CONTINUED MONITORING OF PROGRAM; MONTHLY REPORTS.—

B a n n i n g July 1, 1989, and ending December 31, 1990, the Commission shall continue to monitor the program and shall report on a monthly basis to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate, the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives, and the Secretary on— (1) the extent to which the recommendations of the Commission have been implemented; and (2) the level of participation in the program by producers of agricultural commodities. 7 USC 1508 note.

SEC. 6. TERM OF OFFICE.

Appointment to the Commission shall be for the life of the Commission. 7 USC 1508 note.

SEC. 7. COMPENSATION OF COMMISSION MEMBERS.

Commission members shall not receive pay by reason of their service on the Commission, except that the Commission shall reimburse Commission members for reasonable and necessary travel expenses incurred by such members to carry out the duties and functions of the Commission. 7 USC 1508 note.

SEC. 8. POWERS OF COMMISSION.

(a) HEARINGS.—The Commission may, for the purpose of carrying out this Act, hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such information, as the Commission considers appropriate. (b) OBTAINING OFFICIAL INFORMATION.—Subject to other law, the Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable the Commission to carry out the duties and functions of the Commission under this Act. On joint request of the co-chairmen of the Commission, the head of such department or agency shall furnish such information to the Commission. (d) U S E OF OTHER FEDERAL PERSONNEL AND SUPPORT SERVICES.—

The head of each executive agency and the General Accounting Office shall furnish the Commission such personnel and support services as the head of such agency or Office, as the case may be, and the co-chairmen of the Commission agree are necessary to assist the Commission to carry out the duties and functions of the Commission under this Act. The Commission shall not be required to pay or reimburse such agency or Office for personnel and support services provided under this subsection. (e) INAPPUCABILITY OF FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT.—The

Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Commission. (0 EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS.—Subject to such rules as may be prescribed by the Commission, the Commission may procure temporary and intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code. (g) LEASING OF OFFICE SPACE.—The Commission may lease office space in the District of Columbia.