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PUBLIC LAW 101-649—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 5003 (E) The impact of per country immigration l*»vels on family-sponsored immigration. (F) The impact of the numerical limitation on the adjustment of status of aliens granted asylum. (G) The impact of the numerical limitations on the admission of nonimmigrants under section 214(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. ' (2) DIVERSITY PROGRAM.— The Commission shall analyze the information maintained under section 203(c)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act and shall report to Congress in its report under subsection (b)(2) on— (A) the characteristics of individuals admitted under section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and • (B) how such characteristics compare to the characteristics of family-sponsored immigrants and employment-based immigremts. The Commission shall include in the report gin assessment of the effect of the requirement of paragraph (2) of section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act on the diversity, educational, and skill level of aliens adir itted. (d) COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS. —(1) Each member of the Commission who is not an officer or employee of the Federal Government is entitled to receive, subject to such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriations Acts, pay at the daily equivalent of the minimum annual rate of basic pay in effect for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule. Each member of the Commission who is such an officer or employee shall serve without additional pay. (2) While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission, members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence. (e) MEETINGS, STAFF, AND AUTHORITY OF COMMISSION.—The provisions of subsections (e) through (g) of section 304 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 shall apply to the Commission in the same manner as they apply to the Commission established under such section, except that paragraph (2) of subsection (e) thereof shall not apply. (f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— (1) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Commission such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section. (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the authority to make payments, or to enter into contracts, under this section shall be effective only to such extent, or in such amounts, as are provided in advance in appropriations Acts. (g) TERMINATION DATE. —The Commission shall terminate on the date on which a final report is required to be transmitted under subsection (b)(2)(B), except that the Commission may continue to function until January 1, 1998, for the purpose of concluding its activities, including providing testimony to standing committees of Congress concerning its final report under this section and disseminating that report. (h) CONGRESSIONAL RESPONSE.— (1) No later than 90 days after the - date of receipt of each report transmitted under subsection (b)(2), the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and of the Senate shall initiate hearings to consider the findings and recommendations of the report.