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PUBLIC LAW 103-419—OCT. 25, 1994 108 STAT. 4339 in the initial membership of the Commission shall expire on the date such term would have expired as of September 30, 1994, "(d) CHAIRPERSON.— (1) Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), the individuals serving as Chairperson and Vice Chair- Eerson of the United States Commission on Civil Rights on Septemer 30, 1994 shall initially fill those roles on the Commission. "(2) Thereafter the President may, with the concurrence of a majority of the Commission's members, designate a Chairperson or Vice Chairperson, as the case may be, from among the Commission's members. "(3) The President shall, with the concurrence of a majority of the Commission's members, fill a vacancy by designating a Chairperson or Vice Chairperson, as the case may be, from among the Commission's members. "(4) The Vice Chairperson shall act in place of the Chairperson in the absence of the Chairperson. "(e) REMOVAL OF MEMBERS. — The President may remove a member of the Commission only for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office. "(f) QUORUM.—5 members of the Commission constitute a quorum of the Commission. "SEC. 3. DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION. "(a) GENERALLY.—The Commission— "(1) shall investigate allegations in writing under oath or affirmation relating to deprivations— "(A) because of color, race, reHgion, sex, age, disability, or national origin; or "(B) as a result of any pattern or practice of fraud; of the right of citizens of the United States to vote and have votes counted; and " (2) shall— "(A) study and collect information relating to; "(B) make appraisals of the laws and policies of the Federal Government with respect to; "(C) serve as a national clearinghouse for information relating to; and "(D) prepare public service announcements and advertising campaigns to discourage; discrimination or denials of equal protection of the laws under the Constitution of the United States because of color, race, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin, or in the administration of justice. "(b) LIMITATIONS ON INVESTIGATORY DUTIES. —Nothing in this or any other Act shall be construed as authorizing the Commission, its advisory committees, or any person under its supervision or control, to inquire into or investigate any membership practices or internal operations of any fraternal organization, any college or university fraternity or sorority, any private club, or any religious organization. " (c) REPORTS. — "(1) ANNUAL REPORT.— The Commission shall submit to the President and Congress at least one report annually that monitors Federal civil rights enforcement efforts in the United States. "(2) OTHER REPORTS GENERALLY.—The Commission shall submit such other reports to the President and the Congress President. 42 USC 1975a.