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107 STAT. 2274 PUBLIC LAW 103-190—DEC. 14, 1993 (A) 2 nominees shall be submitted for each appointment to the PromoFlor Council; (B) nominations for each appointment of a qualified wholesale handler, producer that is a qualified handler, or importer that is a qualified handler to the PromoFlor Council shall be made by qualified wholesale handlers, producers that are qualified handlers, or importers that are qualified handlers, respectively, through an election process, in accordance with regulations issued by the Secretary; (C) nominations for— (i) 1 of the retailer appointments shall be made by the American Floral Marketing Council or a successor entity; and (ii) 2 of the retailer appointments shall be made by traditional retail florist organizations, in accordsmce >*sr " with regulations issued by the Secretary; (D) nominations for each appointment of a representative of persons who produce fresh cut flowers and fresh cut greens shall be made by the persons through an election process, in accordance with regulations issued by the Secretary; and (E) in any case in which qualified wholesale handlers, producers that are qualified handlers, importers that are qualified handlers, persons who produce fresh cut flowers and fi^sh cut greens, or retailers fail to nominate individuals for an appointment to the PromoFlor Council, the Secretary may appoint an individual to fill the vacancy on a basis provided in the order or other regulations of the Secretary. (4) ALTERNATES. — The order shall provide for the selection of alternate members of the PromoFlor Council by the Secretary in accordance with procedures specified in the order. (5) TERMS; COMPENSATION.— The order shall provide that— (A) each term of appointment to the PromoFlor Council shall be for 3 years, except that, of the initial appointments, 9 of the appointments shall be for 2-year terms, 8 of the appointments shall be for 3-year terms, and 8 of the appointments shall be for 4-year terms; (B) no member of the PromoFlor Council may serve more than 2 consecutive terms of 3 years, except that any member serving an initial term of 4 years may serve an additional term of 3 years; and (C) members of the PromoFlor Council shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for the expenses of the members incurred in performing duties as members of the PromoFlor Council. (6) EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. — (A) ESTABLISHMENT.— (i) IN GENERAL.— The order shall authorize the PromoFlor Council to appoint, from among the members of the Council, an executive committee of not more than 9 members. (ii) INITIAL MEMBERSHIP. —The membership of the executive committee initially shall be composed of— (I) 4 members representing qualified wholesale handlers;