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PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 110 STAT. 3009-294 "TITLE II —MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES Museum and Library Services "Subtitle A—General Provisions Act. "SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE. 20 USC 9101 "This title may be cited as the 'Museum and Library Services Act'. "SEC. 202. GENERAL DEFINITIONS. 20 USC 9101. "As used in this title: "(1) COMMISSION. — The term 'Commission' means the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science established under section 3 of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences Act (20 U.S.C. 1502). "(2) DIRECTOR.— The term 'Director' means the Director of the Institute appointed under section 204. "(3) INSTITUTE. —The term 'Institute' means the Institute of Museum and Library Services established under section 203. "(4) MUSEUM BOARD.— The term 'Museum Board' means the National Museum Services Board established under section 275. "SEC. 203. INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES. 20 USC 9102. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT. —There is established, within the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, an Institute of Museum and Library Services. "(b) OFFICES. —The Institute shall consist of an Office of Museum Services and an Office of Library Services. There shall be a National Museum Services Board in the Office of Museum Services. "SEC. 204. DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE. 20 USC 9103. "(a) APPOINTMENT.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — The Institute shall be headed by a Director, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. "(2) TERM. —The Director shall serve for a term of 4 years. " (3) QUALIFICATIONS. — Beginning with the first individual appointed to the position of Director after the date of enactment of the Museum and Library Services Act of 1996, every second individual so appointed shall be appointed from among individuals who have special competence with regard to library and information services. Beginning with the second individual appointed to the position of Director after the date of enactment of the Museum and Library Services Act of 1996, every second individual so appointed shall be appointed from among individuals who have special competence with regard to museum services. "(b) COMPENSATION. —The Director may be compensated at the rate provided for level III of the Executive Schedule under section 5314 of title 5, United States Code. "(c) DUTIES AND POWERS. — The Director shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as may be prescribed by law, including awarding financial assistance for activities described in this title. "(d) NONDELEGATION.— The Director shall not delegate any of the functions of the Director to any person who is not an officer or employee of the Institute.