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PUBLIC LAW 101-627—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4445 applicable vacancy and shall be accompanied by a statement by the Governor explaining how each such individual meets the requirements of subparagraph (A). The Secretary shall review each list submitted by a Governor to ascertain if the individuals on the list are qualified for the vacancy on the basis of such requirements. If the Secretary determines that any individual is not qualified, the Secretary shall notify the appropriate Governor of that determination. The Governor shall then submit a revised list or resubmit the original list with an additional explanation of the qualifications of the individual in question. An individual is not eligible for appointment by the Secretary until that individual complies with the applicable financial disclosure requirements under subsection (k). "(D) Whenever the Secretary makes an appointment to a Council, the Secretary shall make a public announcement of such appointment not less than 45 days before the first day on which the individual is to take office as a member of the Council.". (c) LIMITATION ON TERMS OF VOTING MEMBERS.— Section 302(b)(3) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(b)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "No member appointed after January 1, 1986, may serve more than three consecutive terms. Any term completed prior to January 1, 1986, shall not be counted in determining the number of consecutive terms served by any C!ouncil member.". (d) COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES.— Section 302(d) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(d)) is amended to read as follows: "(d) COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES.— The voting members of each Council, who are not employed by the Federal Government or any State or local government, shall, until January 1, 1992, receive compensation at the daily rate for GS-18 of the General Schedule, and after December 31, 1991, at the daily rate for GS-16 of the General Schedule, when engaged in the actual performance of duties for such Council. The voting members of each Council, any nonvoting member described in subsection (c)(l)(C), and the nonvoting member appointed pursuant to subsection (c)(2) shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the performance of such duties, and other nonvoting members and Council staff members may be reimbursed for actual expenses.". (e) TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS. — (1) Section 302(e)(3) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(e)(3)) is amended by striking "in the geographical area concerned" and inserting in lieu thereof "at appropriate times and places in any of the constituent States of the Council". (2) Section 302(e)(4) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(e)(4)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "The regional director of the National Marine Fisheries Service serving on the Council, or the regional director's designee, shall submit such a statement, which shall be made available to the public upon request, if the regional director disagrees with any such matter.'. (f) COMMITTEES AND PANELS.—Section 302(g) of the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1852(g)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3)(A) Each Council shall establish and maintain a fishing industry advisory committee which shall provide information and recommendations on, and assist in the development of, fishery management plans and amendments to such plans.