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PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

98 lAdvisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.

Compensation, travel expenses, etc.

iPosf, ! p. 190. Safety programs, promotion.

76 Stat. 357. 40 USC 327 note.

PUBLIC LAW 91-55-AUG. 9, 1969

[83 STAT.

"(e)(1) The Secretary shall establish in the Department of Labor an Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (hereinafter referred to as the 'Advisory Committee') consisting of nine members appointed, without regard to the civil service laws, by the Secretary. The Secretary shall appoint one such member as Chairman. Three members of the Advisory Committee shall be persons representative of contractors to whom this section applies, three members shall be persons representative of employees primarily in the building trades and construction industry engaged in carrying out contracts to which this section applies, and three public representatives who shall be selected on the basis of their professional and technical competence and experience in the construction health and safety field. "(2) The Advisory Committee shall advise the Secretary in the formulation of construction safety and health standards and other regulations, and with respect to policy matters arising in the administration of this section. The Secretary may appoint such special advisory and technical experts or consultants as may be necessary to carry out the functions of the Advisory Committee. "(3) Members of the Advisory Committee shall, while serving on the business of the Advisory Committee, be entitled to receive compensation at rates fixed by the Secretary, but not exceeding $100 per day, including traveltime; and while so serving away from their homes or regular places of business, they may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5 of the United States Code for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. "(f) The Secretary shall provide for the establishment and supervision of programs tor the education and training of employers and employees in the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of unsafe working conditions in employments covered by the Act, and to collect such reports and data and to consult with and advise employers as to the best means of preventing injuries." SEC. 2. The first section and section 2 of the Act of August 13, 1962, are each amended by inserting "and Safety*' after "Hours" each time it appears. Approved August 9, 1969.

Public Law 91-55 August 9, 1969 [S. J. R e s. 85]

National Archery Week. Proclamation.

JOINT RESOLUTION To provide for the designation of the period from August 26, 1969, through September 1, 1969, as "National Archery Weeli".

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation designating the seven-day period beginning August 26, 1969, and ending September 1, 1969, as "National Archery Week", and inviting the Governors and mayors of State and local governments of the United States to issue similar proclamations. Approved August 9, 1969.