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[82 STAT. 224]
[82 STAT. 224]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

224 Membership.

Personnel.

80 Stat. 378.

5 USC 5101, 5331.

80 Stat. 416.

Compensation.

Cooperation of Federal and State agencies.

Report to P r e s ident and Congress.

PUBLIC LAW 90-351-JUNE 19, 1968

[82 STAT.

(b) The Commission shall be composed of fifteen members appointed as follows: (A) Four appointed by the President of the Senate from Members of the Senate; (B) Four appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives from Members of the House of Representatives; and (C) Seven appointed by the President of the United States from all seg-ments of life in the United States, including lawyers, teachers, artists, businessmen, newspapermen, jurists, policemen, and community leaders, none of whom shall be officers of the execvitive branch of the Government. (c) The President of the United States shall designate a Chairman from among the members of the Commission. Any vacancy in the Commission.shall not alfect its powers but shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (d) It shall be the duty of the Commission to conduct a compreliensive study and review of the operation of the provisions of this title, in eifect on the effective date of this section, to determine the effectiveness of such provisions during the six-year period immediately following the date of their enactment. (e)(1) Subject to such rules and regulations as may be adopted by the Commission, the Chairman shall have the power to— (A) appoint and fix the compensation of an Executive Director, and such additional staff' personnel as he deems necessary, without regard to the provisions of title 5, Ignited States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, but at rates not in excess of the maximum rate for GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of such title; and (B) procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed $100 a day for individuals. (2) In making appointments pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Chairman shall include among his appointment individuals determined by the (chairman to be competent social scientists, lawyers, and law enforcement officers. (f)(1) A member of the Commission who is a Member of Congress shall serve without additional compensation, but shall be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of duties vested in the Commission. (2) A member of the Commission from private life shall receive $100 per diem when engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Commission, plus reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of such duties. (g) Each department, agency, and instrumentality of the executive branch of the Government, including independent agencies, is authorized and directed to furnish to the Commission, upon request made by the Chairman, such statistical data, reports, and other information as the Commission deems necessary to carry out its functions under this section. The Chairman is further authorized to call upon the departments, agencies, and other offices of the several States to furnish such statistical data, reports, and other information as the Commission deems necessary to carry out its functions under this section. (h) The Commission shall make such interim reports as it deems advisable, and it shall make a final report of its findings and recommendations to the President of the United States and to the Congress within the one-year period following the effective date of this sub-