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PUBLIC LAW 101-445—OCT. 22, 1990 104 STAT. 1041 (2) limit the authority of any of the participating agencies to request and receive funds for such purposes (for use in the coordinated program) under other laws. TITLE II—NATIONAL NUTRITION MONITORING ADVISORY COUNCIL SEC. 201. STRUCTURE OF THE COUNCIL. 7 USC 5331. (a) IN GENERAL. — (1) ESTABLISHMENT. — The President shall estab- President, lish, within ninety days after the date of the enactment of this Act, a National Nutrition Monitoring Advisory Council. The Council shall assist in carrying out the purposes of this Act, provide scientific and technical advice on the development and implementation of the coordinated program and comprehensive plan, and serve in an advisory capacity to the Secretaries. (2) MEMBERSHIP.—The Council shall consist of nine voting members, of whom— (A) five members shall be appointed by the President based upon recommendations from the Secretaries; and (B) four members shall be appointed by Congress, of whom— (i) one shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (ii) one shall be appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives; (iii) one shall be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate; and (iv) one shall be appointed by the minority leader of the Senate. (3) Ex OFFICIO MEMBERS.— The Council also shall include the joint chairpersons of the Board as ex officio nonvoting members. (b) SELECTION CRITERIA.—Each person appointed to the Council shall be selected solely on the basis of an established record of distinguished service and shall be eminent in one of the following fields: (1) public health, including clinical dietetics, public health nutrition, epidemiology, clinical medicine, health education, or nutrition education; (2) nutrition monitoring research, including nutrition monitoring and surveillance, food consumption patterns, nutritional anthropology, community nutrition research, nutritional biochemistry, food composition analysis, survey statistics, dietary- intake methodology, or nutrition status methodology; or (3) food production and distribution, including agriculture, biotechnology, food technology, food engineering, economics, consumer psychology or sociology, food-system management, or food assistance. (c) PARTICULAR REPRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS.—The Council membership, at all times, shall include at least two representatives from each of the three areas of specialization listed in subsection (b), and shall have representatives from various geographic areas, the private sector, academia, scientific and professional societies, agriculture, minority organizations, and public interest organizations and shall include a State or loctd government employee with a specialized interest in nutrition monitoring.