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106 STAT. 4980 PUBLIC LAW 102-585—NOV. 4, 1992 to the National Academy of Sciences for the purposes of carrying out the research referred to in subparagraph (A). SEC. 707. COORDINATION OF GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES ON HEALTH. RELATED RESEARCH ON THE PERSIAN GULF WAR. (a) DESIGNATION OF COORDINATING ORGANIZATION. —The President shall designate, and may redesignate from time to time, the head of an appropriate department or agen^ of the Federal Government to coordinate all research activities undertaken or funded by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government on the health consequences of military service in the Persian Gulf theater of operations during the Persian Gulf War. (b) REPORT.—Not later than March 1 of each year, the head of the department or agency designated under subsection (a) shall submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the stetus and resulte of all such research activities undertaken or by the Executive Branch of the Federid Government during the previous year. SEC. 706. DEFINITION. For the purposes of this title, the term Tersian Gulf War* has the meaning given such term in section 101(33) of title 38, United States Code. TITLE Vni—COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS SEC. 801. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR JUDGES OF COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS. Section 7253(g) is amended— (1) by inserting "(ir after "(g)"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(2) The provisions of paragraphs (7) through (15) of section 372(c) of title 28, regarding referral or certification to, and petition for review in, the Judicial Conference of the United States and action thereon, shall apply to the exercise by the Court of the powers of a judicial council underparagraph (1) of this subsection. The grounds for removal from office specified in subsection (f)(1) shall provide a basis for a determination pursuant to paragraph (7) or (8) of section 372(c) of title 28, and certification and transmittal by the Conference shall be made to the President for consideration under subsection (f). (3)(A) In conducting hearings pursuant to paragraph (1), the Court may exercise the authority provided under section 1821 of title 28 to pay the fees and allowances described in that section.