PUBLIC LAW 90-575-OCT. 16, 1968
82 STAT. ]
accounting for Federal funds paid to the applicant under this title; and "(3) provides for making such reports, in such form and containing such information as the Commissioner may require to carry out his functions under this title, and for keeping such records and for affording such access thereto as the Commissioner may find necessary to assure the correctness and verification of such reports. "(b) The Commissioner shall allocate contracts under this title in such manner as will provide an equitable distribution of such contracts throughout the United States among law schools which show promise of being able to use funds effectively for the purposes of this title. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
"SEC. 1103. There are authorized to be appropriated $340,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, and $7,500,000 for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1970, and June 30, 1971, to carry out the purposes of this title (and planning and related activities in the initial fiscal year for such purposes). Funds appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, shall be available for obligation pursuant to the provisions of this title during that year and the succeeding fiscal year." PART J—AMENDMENTS TO GENERAL PROVISIONS ( TITLE
ESTABLISHMENT OF ADVISORY C O U N C I L O N GRADUATE E D U C A T I O N; ABOLIT I O N OF H I G H E R EDUCATION F A C I L I T I E S ACT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
S E C 291. (a) The Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended by adding after the section 1204 (as redesignated by section 251 of this Act) the following new section: ii
ADVISORY C O U N C I L ON GRADUATE
"SEC. 1205. (a) There is hereby established in the Office of Educatio» an Advisory Council on Graduate Education (hereafter in this section referred to as the 'Council'), consisting of the Commissioner, who shall be Chairman, of one representative each from the Office of Science and Technology in the Executive Office of the President, the National Science Foundation, and the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, and of members appointed by the Commissioner without regard to the civil service or classification laws. Such appointed members shall be selected from among leading authorities in the field of education, except that at least one of them shall be a graduate student. " (b) The Council shall advise the Commissioner on matters of general policy arising in the administration by the Commissioner of programs relating to graduate education. "(c) Members of the Council who are not in the regular full-time employ of the United States shall, while attending meetings or conferences of the Council or otherwise engaged in the business of the Council, be entitled to receive compensation at a rate fixed by the Secretary, but not exceeding the rate specified at the time of such service for grade GS-18 in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, including traveltime, and while so serving on the business of the Council away from their homes or regular places of business, the j may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for persons employed intermittently in the Government service. " (d) The Commissioner is authorized to furnish to the Council such technical assistance, and to make available to it such secretarial,
Compensation, travel expenses.
5 USC 5332 note.
80 Stat. 499.