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105 STAT. 308 PUBLIC LAW 102-62—JUNE 27, 1991 urban and rural, to receive the reports, views, and sinalyses of a broad spectrum of experts and the public regarding the quality and adequacy of the time devoted to study and learning. (3) INFORMATION.—The Commission may secure directly from any Federal agency such information, relevsmt to its functions, as may be necessary to enable the Commission to carry out this subsection. Upon request of the Chairman of the Commission, the head of the agency shall, to the extent permitted by law, furnish such information to the Commission. (4) GIFTS. — The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of gifts or donations of money, services, or property, for the purpose of aiding the work of the Commission. (5) USE OF MAILS.— The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as the department and agencies of the United States. (6) SUPPORT SERVICES. —The Secretary shall provide to the Commission on a reimbursable basis such reasonable administrative and support services as the Commission may request. (f) ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. — (1) MEETINGS.— The Commission shall meet on a regular basis, as necessary, at the call of the Chairman or a majority of its members. (2) QUORUM.—A majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. (3) CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN. — (A) The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Commission shall be elected by and from the members of the Commission. (B) The Commission shall appoint a staff director, who shall be paid at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate of basic pay under section 5376 of title 5, United States Code, and such professional and clerical personnel as may be reasonable and necessary to enable the Commission to carry out its functions without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title, or of any other provision of law, relating to the number, classification, and General Schedule rates, except that no employee, other than the staff director, may be compensated at a rate to exceed the maximum rate applicable to level 15 of the General Schedule. (4) OTHER FEDERAL PERSONNEL. —Upon request of the Chairman of the Commission, the head of any Federal agency is authorized to detail, without reimbursement, any personnel of such agency to the Commission to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties under this title. Such detail shall be without interruption or loss of civil service status or privilege. (g) TERMINATION OF THE COMMISSION. —The Commission shall terminate 90 days after submitting the final report required by subsection (d). (h) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There are authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1991, 1992, and 1993 to carry out the provisions of this title.