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PUBLIC LAW 102-73 —JULY 25, 1991 105 STAT. 337 "(i) are not otherwise officers or employees of the Federal Government; "(ii) are representative of entities or groups described in subparagraph (B); and J "(iii) are chosen from recommendations made to the President by individuals who represent such entities or groups. - . "(B) Entities or groups described in this subparagraph are— "(i) literacy organizations and providers of literacy services, including— "(I) providers of literacy services receiving assistance under this Act; and "(II) nonprofit providers of literacy services; "(ii) businesses that have demonstrated interest in literacy programs; "(iii) literacy students; "(iv) experts in the area of literacy research; ^ "(v) State and local governments; and "(vi) organized labor. "(2) The Board shall— "(A) make recommendations concerning the appointment of the Director and staff of the Institute; "(B) provide independent advice on the operation of the Institute; and "(C) receive reports from the Interagency Group and the Director. "(3) The Interagency Group may carry out the duties of the Board until the expiration of the 180-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of the National Literacy Act of 1991. "(4) Except as otherwise provided, the Board established by this subsection shall be subject to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. "(5)(A) Each member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of 3 years. Any such member may be appointed for not more than 2 consecutive terms. "(B) Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before the expiration of the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed shall be appointed only for the remainder of that term. A member may serve after the expiration of that members' term until a successor has taken office. A vacancy in the Board shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. A vacancy in the Board shall not affect the powers of the Board. "(6) A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum but a lesser number may hold hearings. Any recommendation may be passed only by a majority of its members present. "(7) The Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Board shall be elected by the members. The term of office of the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson shall be 2 years. "(8) The Board shall meet at the call of the Chairperson or a maiority of its members. (g) GIFTS, BEQUESTS, AND DEVISES. —The Institute and the Board may accept (but not solicit), use, and dispose of gifts, bequests, or devises of services or property, both real and personal, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Institute or the Board, respectively. Gifts, bequests, or devises of money and proceeds from sales of other property received as gifts, bequests, or devises shall be deposited in the Treasury and shall be available for disbursement upon order of the Institute or the Board, respectively.