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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/531

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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 343-JULY 26, 1947 and to assist him in assuring adequate provision for research and development on scientific problems relating to the national security. (b) It shall be the duty of the Board, under the direction of the Secretary of Defense- (1) to prepare a complete and integrated program of research and development for military purposes; (2) to advise with regard to trends in scientific research relat- ing to national security and the measures necessary to assure con- tinued and increasing progress; (3) to recommend measures of coordination of research and development among the military departments, and allocation among them of responsibilities for specific programs of joint interest; (4) to formulate policy for the National Military Establish- ment in connection with research and development matters in- volving agencies outside the National Military Establishment; (5) to consider the interaction of research and development and strategy, and to advise the Joint Chiefs of Staff in connec- tion therewith; and (6) to perform such other duties as the Secretary of Defense may direct. (c) When the Chairman of the Board first appointed has taken office, the Joint Research and Development Board shall cease to exist and all its records and personnel shall be transferred to the Research and Development Board. (d) The Secretary of Defense shall provide the Board with such personnel and facilities as the Secretary may determine to be required by the Board for the performance of its functions. TITLE III-MISCELLANEOUS COMPENSATION OF SECRETARIES SEC. 301. (a) The Secretary of Defense shall receive the compensa- tion prescribed by law for heads of executive departments. (b) The Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force shall each receive the compensation prescribed by law for heads of executive departments. UNDER SECRETARIES AND ASSISTANT SECRETAIIES SEC. 302. The Under Secretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force shall each receive compensation at the rate of $10,000 a year and shall perform such duties as the Secretaries of their respective departments may prescribe. ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND PERSONNEL SEC. 303 . (a) The Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the National Security Resources Board, and the Director of Central Intelligence are authorized to appoint such advisory committees and to employ, consistent with other provisions of this Act, such part- time advisory personnel as they may deem necessary in carrying out their respective functions and the functions of agencies under their control. Persons holding other offices or positions under the United States for which they receive compensation while serving as members of such committees shall receive no additional compensation for such service. Other members of such committees and other part-time advisory personnel so employed may serve without compensation or 507 Duties. Termination of Joint Research and Development Board. Compensation; duties. Compensation.