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105 STAT. 316 PUBLIC LAW 102-62—JUNE 27, 1991 (5) The minority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint 1 member (excluding Members of Congress). (6) The majority leader of the Senate shall appoint 1 member (excluding Members of Congress). (7) The minority leader of the Senate shall appoint 1 member (excluding Members of Congress). (8) The Chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor of the House or a designee. (9) The ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor of the House or a designee. (10) The ChairmEm of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate or a designee. (11) The ranking minority member of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate or a designee. (b) VACANCIES. — A vacancy in the 0)uncil shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. (c) TERM OF APPOINTMENT. — Members shall be appointed for the life of the (Douncil. (d) QUORUM. —17 members of the Council shall constitute a quorum. (e) CocHAiRPERSONS.— The Chairperson of the National Education Groals Panel or a designee and the Governor designated to serve as the Chairperson for the succeeding year in which the panel is meeting (or a designee) shall serve as cochairpersons of the (Douncil upon the date of the enactment of this title. (f) COMPENSATION.— (1) MEMBERS.— Except as provided in paragraph (2), members of the Council shall each be reimbursed at a rate not to exceed the rate of pay for level III of the Executive Schedule for each day (including travel time) during which they are engaged in the performance of duties vested in the C!ouncil. (2) EXCEPTION.—Members of the C!ouncil who are fuUtime officers or employees of the United States or Members of (Congress shall receive no additional compensation by reason of their service on the (Douncil SEC. 407. DIRECTOR AND STAFF; EXPERT AND CONSULTANTS. (a) DIRECTOR. —The cochairpersons of the (Douncil shall, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States (Dode relating to the appointment and compensation of officers or employees of the United States, appoint a Director to be paid at a rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay for level III of the Executive Schedule. (b) APPOINTMENT AND PAY OF STAFF.— The cochairpersons may appoint personnel as they consider appropriate without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States (Dode, governing appointments to the competitive service. The staff of the Council may be paid without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5, United States (Dode, relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates. The rate of pay of the staff of the Council shall not exceed the rate of basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule. (c) EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS. —The (Douncil may procure temporary and intermittent services under section 3109(b) of title 5, United States Code. (d) STAFF OF FEDERAL AGENCIES. —Upon the request of the (Douncil, the head of any department or agency of the United States is authorized to detail, on a reimbursable basis, any of the personnel of