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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-375—AUG. 7, 1984

98 STAT. 1261

ADMINISTRATION

SEC. 8. (a)(1) The Chairman, with the advice of the Commission, shall appoint, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, a Director who may be compensated at a rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay payable for level IV of the Executive Schedule established under section 5315 of such title and a Deputy Director who may be compensated at a rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay payable for level V of the Executive Schedule established under section 5316 of such title. Such officers shall serve at the pleasure of the Chairman. (2) The Commission shall delegate such powers and duties to the Director as may be necessary for the efficient operation and management of the Commission. (b) Subject to such rules and regulations as may be adopted by the Commission, the Commission may— (1) appoint and fix the compensation of such additional personnel, not to exceed twenty staff members, as it deems advisable, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, but at such rates not in excess of the maximum rate for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of such title; (2) appoint such advisory committees as it deems necessary; (3) procure supplies, services, and property; make contracts; expend in furtherance of this Act funds appropriated, donated, or received in pursuance of contracts hereunder; (4) enter into agreements with the General Services Administration for procurement of necessary financial and administrative services, for which payment shall be made by reimbursement from funds of the Commission in such amounts as may be agreed upon by the Chairman and the Administrator of the General Services Administration; and (5) use the United States mails in the same manner and upon the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the United States. (c)(1) Upon request of the Commission, the head of any Federal agency may detail any of the personnel of such agency to the Commission to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties under this Act. Details under this subsection shall be without reimbursement by the Commission to the agency from which the employee concerned was detailed. (2) The Commission may accept the services of not to exceed twenty employees under this subsection at any time. COMPENSATION

SEC. 9. (a) Members of the Commission appointed under section 3(b) of this Act shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. (b) Persons appointed, designated, or invited to assist the Commission under section 3(c), the second sentence of section 3(d), section 4(e), or section 8(b)(2) of this Act shall serve without compensation,

5 USC 5101 et seq., 5331.

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