Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/62

This page needs to be proofread.

104 STAT. 1042 PUBLIC LAW 101-445—OCT. 22, 1990 (d) CHAIRPERSON. —The Chairperson of the Council shall be elected from and by the Council membership. The term of office of the Chairperson shall not exceed 5 years. If a vacancy occurs in the Chairpersonship, the Council shall elect a member to fill such vacancy. (e) T^RM OF OFFICE. — The term of office of each of the voting members of the Council shall be 5 years, except that of the 5 members first appointed by the President, 2 shall be appointed for a term of 2 years, 2 for terms of 3 years, and one for a term of 4 years, as designated by the President at the time of appointment. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the predecessor of such member was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term. No voting member shall be eligible to serve continuously for more than 2 consecutive terms. (f) INITIAL APPOINTMENT. —The initial members of the Council shall be appointed or designated not later than ninety days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (g) MEETINGS. —The Council shall meet on a regular basis at the call of the Chairperson, or on the written request of one-third of the members. A majority of the appointed members of the Council shall constitute a quorum. (h) LIMITATION ON FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT.— A p pointed members of the Council may not be employed by the Federal Government and shall be allowed travel expenses as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (i) EXECUTIVE SECRETARY. —The Administrator of Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research (if appointed under section 101(d)) shall serve as the Executive Secretary of the Council. (j) TERMINATION.—The Council shall terminate 10 years after the final comprehensive plan is prepared under section 103. 7 USC 5332. SEC. 202. FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL. The Council shall— (1) provide scientific and technical advice on the development and implementation of all components of the coordinated program and the comprehensive plan; (2) evaluate the scientific and technical quality of the comprehensive plan and the effectiveness of the coordinated program; (3) recommend to the Secretaries, on an annual basis, means of enhancing the comprehensive plan and the coordinated program; and Reports. (4) submit to the Secretaries annual reports that— (A) shall contain the components specified in paragraphs (2) and (3); and (B) shall be included in full in the biennial reports of the Secretaries to the President for transmittal to Congress under section 1020t)). TITLE III—DIETARY GUIDANCE 7 USC 5341. SEC. 301. ESTABLISHMENT OF DIETARY GUIDELINES. (a) REPORT.— (1) IN GENERAL.— At least every five years the Secretaries shall publish a report entitled "Dietary Guidelines for Americans". Each such report shall contain nutritional and dietary