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PUBLIC LAW 101-650—DEC. 1, 1990 104 STAT. 5125 (3) to prepare and submit to the Congress, the Chief Justice of Reports, the United States, and the President a report in accordance with section 415. SEC. 411. MEMBERSHIP. (a) NUMBER AND APPOINTMENT.—The Commission shall be composed of 13 members as follows: (1) Three appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate. (2) Three appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. (3) Three appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States. (4) Three appointed by the President. (5) One appointed by the Conference of Chief Justices of the States of the United States. (b) TERM. — Members of the Commission shall be appointed for the life of the Commission. (c) QUORUM.—Six members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number may conduct meetings. (d) CHAIRMAN. —The members of the Commission shall select one of the members to be the Chairman. (e) APPOINTMENT DEADLINE.—The first appointments made under subsection (a) shall be made within 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (f) FIRST MEETING.— The first meeting of the Commission shall be called by the Chairman and shall be held within 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. (g) VACANCY. — A vacancy on the Commission resulting from the death or resignation of a member shall not affect its powers and shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (h) CONTINUATION OF MEMBERSHIP. —I f any member of the Commission who was appointed to the Commission as a Member of Congress or as an officer or employee of a government leaves that office, or if any member of the Commission who was appointed from persons who are not officers or employees of a government becomes an officer or employee of a government, the member may continue as a member of the Commission for not longer than the 90-day period beginning on the date the member leaves that office or becomes such an officer or employee, as the case may be. SEC. 412. COMPENSATION OF THE COMMISSION. (a) PAY. — (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), each member of the Commission who is not otherwise employed by the United States Government shall be entitled to receive the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay payable for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, for each day (including travel time) during which he or she is engaged in the actual performance of duties as a member of the Commission. (2) A member of the Commission who is an officer or employee of the United States Government shall serve without additional compensation. (b) TRAVEL. —Al l members of the Commission shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties.