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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1578

PUBLIC LAW 98-412—AUG. 30, 1984 "(6) potential areas of conflict and compatibility between international agricultural trade and foreign food assistance programs, and the manner in which any conflict can be resolved; and "(7) the relationship between international agricultural trade and foreign economic development and food programs, and the manner in which they can be made more compatible. "RECOMMENDATIONS AND REPORTS

7 USC 1691 note.

"SEC. 1221. (a) On the basis of its study, the Commission shall make findings and develop recommendations for consideration by the President and Congress with respect to the agriculture-related trade and export policies, programs, and practices of the United States, and the manner in which such policies, programs, and practices can be improved to better develop, maintain, and expand markets for United States agricultural exports. "(b) The Commission shall submit to the President and Congress— "(1) a report containing its initial findings and recommendations by March 31, 1985, "(2) such additional interim reports on its work as may be requested by the chairman of any of the Committees set forth in section 1219(c) of this subtitle, and "(3) a report containing the final results of its study and its recommendations therefrom by July 1, 1986. "ADMINISTRATION

7 USC 1691 note.

5 USC 5101 et seq., 5331.

"SEC. 1222. (a) The heads of Executive agencies, the General Accounting Office, the International Trade Commission, and the Congressional Budget Office shall, to the extent permitted by law, provide the Commission such information as it may require in carrying out its duties and functions. "(b) Members of the Commission shall serve without any additional compensation for work on the Commission. However, members appointed from among private citizens of the United States may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law for persons serving intermittently in the government service under sections 5701 through 5707 of title 5, United States Code. "(c) To the extent there are sufficient funds available to the Commission in advance under section 1223 of this subtitle, and subject to such rules as may be adopted by the Commission, the chairman, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United 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, shall have the power to— "(1) appoint and fix the compensation of a director; and "(2) appoint and fix the compensation of such additional staff personnel as the Commission determines necessary to carry out its duties and functions. "(d) Upon request of the Commission, the Secretary of Agriculture shall furnish the Commission with such personnel and support services as are necessary to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties and functions.