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106 STAT. 4598 PUBLIC LAW 102-574—OCT. 29, 1992 (C) two members shall be representatives of Hawaii conservation organizations that have demonstrated expertise in the areas of tropical forest management, habitat preservation, and alien species control or have demonstrated effective advocacy in the areas; and (4) one member shall be the Administrator of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii, or the designated representative of the Administrator. (d) INITIAL APPOINTMENTS.— Appointments under this section to the Task Force shall be made not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act. (e) CHAIRPERSON. — The Task Force shall select a Chairperson from among its members. (f) VACANCIES.— A vacancy on the Task Force shall not affect its powers and shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. (g) COMPENSATION.— (1) IN GENERAL.—^A member of the Task Force shall not receive compensation as a result of the performance of services for the Task Force. (2) TRAVEL EXPENSES.— The members of the Task Force shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at rates authorized for employees of agencies under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Task Force. (h) MEETINGS. — The Task Force shall meet not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act and shall meet at the call of the Chairperson. (i) VOTING. —The Task Force shall act and advise by majority vote. (j) ASSISTANCE.— The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior shall provide such assistance and support as are necessary to meet the objectives of the Task Force. The assistance shall include making Federal facilities, equipment, tools, and technical assistance available on such terms and conditions as the appropriate Secretary considers necessary. (k) REPORT. —The action plan required under subsection (b) shall be submitted to— (1) the Committees on Agriculture and Interior of the House of Representatives; (2) the Committees on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; (3) the Secretary of Agriculture; (4) the Secretary of the Interior; and (5) the Governor of Hawedi. (1) NONAPPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW. — Sections 7(d), 10(f), and 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2) shall not apply to the Task Force.