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PUBLIC LAW 104-1 —JAN. 23, 1995 109 STAT. 25 (e) TERM OF OFFICE. — (1) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in paragraph (2), membership on the Board shall be for 5 years. A member of the Board who is appointed to a term of office of more than 3 years shall only be eligible for appointment for a single term of office. (2) FIRST APPOINTMENTS. —Of the members first appointed to the Board— (A) 1 shall have a term of office of 3 years, (B) 2 shall have a term of office of 4 years, and (C) 2 shall have a term of office of 5 years, 1 of whom shall be the Chair, as designated at the time of appointment by the persons specified in subsection (b). if) REMOVAL.— (1) AUTHORITY. — Any member of the Board may be removed from office by a majority decision of the appointing authorities described in subsection (b), but only for— (A) disability that substantially prevents the member from carrying out the duties of the member, (B) incompetence, (C) neglect of duty, (D) malfeasance, including a felony or conduct involving moral turpitude, or (E) holding an office or employment or engaging in an activity that disqualifies the individual from service as a member of the Board under subsection (d)(2). (2) STATEMENT OF REASONS FOR REMOVAL. — In removing a member of the Board, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate shall state in writing to the member of the Board being removed the specific reasons for the removal. (g) COMPENSATION.— (1) PER DIEM.— Each member of the Board shall be compensated at a rate equal to the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay prescribed for level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, for each day (including travel time) during which such member is engaged in the performance of the duties of the Board. The rate of pay of a member may be prorated based on the portion of the day during which the member is engaged in the performance of Board duties. (2) TRAVEL EXPENSES.— Each member of the Board shall receive 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, for each day the member is engaged in the performance of duties away from the home or regular place of business of the member, (h) DUTIES. —The Office shall— (1) carry out a program of education for Members of Congress and other employing authorities of the legislative branch of the Federal Government respecting the laws made applicable to them and a program to inform individuals of their rights under laws applicab? 9 to the legislative branch of the Federal Government; (2) in carrying out the program under paragraph (1), distribute the telephone number and address of the Office,