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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-573—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2891

(g) VOTING.—Each member of the Commission shall be entitled to 1 vote, which shall be equal to the vote of every other member of the Commission. (h) CHARTER.—The provisions of section 14(b) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Act of October 6, 1972; 86 Stat. 776), are hereby waived with respect to this Advisory Commission. SEC. 3. POWERS OF COMMISSION.

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(a) HEARINGS.—The Commission may, for the purpose of carrying out its functions under section 1, hold such hearings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such evidence, as the Commission considers appropriate. (b) MEETINGS WITH SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.—Members of the

Commission shall meet with the Secretary of the Interior or his designee at least once every 6 months. Such meetings shall be open to the public and shall be held at such times and in such places as to encourage public participation. The Commission shall provide the Public public with adequate notice of such meetings. information. (c) RULES AND REGULATIONS.—The Commission may adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to establish its procedures and to govern the manner of its operation. (d) ASSISTANCE FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES.—Upon request of


chairperson of the Commission, the head of any Federal agency or instrumentality shall, to the extent possible and subject to the discretion of such head make any of the facilities and services of such agency or instrumentality available to the Commission. (e) MAILS.—The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as other Federal agencies. SEC. 4. REPORTS.

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The Commission each year shall transmit to the Secretary of the Interior and to each House of the Congress a report containing a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Commission, together with its recommendations for such legislation and administrative actions as it considers appropriate. SEC..5. TERMINATION OF COMMISSION.

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The Commission shall terminate on the date that is 10 years after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this Act. Approved October 31, 1988.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY-H.R. 5001: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-975 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Sept. 26, considered and passed House. Oct. 14, considered and passed Senate.

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