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[121 STAT. 1734]
[121 STAT. 1734]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1734

PUBLIC LAW 110–140—DEC. 19, 2007

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procedures governing the manner in which the business of the Foundation may be conducted and in which the powers granted to it by law may be exercised. (3) MEMBERSHIP.—The Board shall consist of— (A) the Secretary of State (or the Secretary’s designee), the Secretary of Energy (or the Secretary’s designee), and the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (or the Administrator’s designee); and (B) four other individuals with relevant experience in matters relating to energy security (such as individuals who represent institutions of energy policy, business organizations, foreign policy organizations, or other relevant organizations) who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, of whom— (i) one individual shall be appointed from among a list of individuals submitted by the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives; (ii) one individual shall be appointed from among a list of individuals submitted by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (iii) one individual shall be appointed from among a list of individuals submitted by the Majority Leader of the Senate; and (iv) one individual shall be appointed from among a list of individuals submitted by the Minority Leader of the Senate. (4) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.—The Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation shall serve as a nonvoting, ex officio member of the Board. (5) TERMS.— (A) OFFICERS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.—Each member of the Board described in paragraph (3)(A) shall serve for a term that is concurrent with the term of service of the individual’s position as an officer within the other Federal department or agency. (B) OTHER MEMBERS.—Each member of the Board described in paragraph (3)(B) shall be appointed for a term of 3 years and may be reappointed for a term of an additional 3 years. (C) VACANCIES.—A vacancy in the Board shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. (D) ACTING MEMBERS.—A vacancy in the Board may be filled with an appointment of an acting member by the Chairperson of the Board for up to 1 year while a nominee is named and awaits confirmation in accordance with paragraph (3)(B). (6) CHAIRPERSON.—There shall be a Chairperson of the Board. The Secretary of State (or the Secretary’s designee) shall serve as the Chairperson. (7) QUORUM.—A majority of the members of the Board described in paragraph (3) shall constitute a quorum, which, except with respect to a meeting of the Board during the 135-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, shall include at least 1 member of the Board described in paragraph (3)(B).

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