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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-412—AUG. 30, 1984

98 STAT. 1579

"(e) Upon request of the Commission, the heads of other Executive agencies and the General Accounting Office are each authorized to furnish the Commission with such personnel and support services as the head of the agency or office and the chairman of the Commission agree are necessary to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties and functions. "(f) The Commission shall not be required to pay or reimburse any agency or office for personnel and support services provided under this section. "(g) In accordance with section 12 of the Federal Advisory Com- 5 USC app. mittee Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall maintain such financial records as will fully disclose the disposition of any funds that may be at the disposal of the Commission and the nature and extent of its activities, and the Comptroller General of the United States, or any of the Comptroller General's authorized representatives, shall have access to such records for the purpose of audit and examination. "(h) The Commission shall be exempt from section 7(d), section 5 USC app. 10(e), section 10(f), and section 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. "(i) The Commission shall be exempt from the requirements of sections 4301 through 4305 of title 5, United States Code. "PUBLIC SUPPORT

"SEC. 1223. (a) Following the appointment or designation of the 7 USC 1691 note. members of the Commission, notwithstanding the provisions of section 1342 of title 31, United States Code, the Secretary of Agriculture may receive, from persons, corporations, foundations, and all other groups and entities within the United States, contributions of money and services to assist the Commission in carrsdng out its duties and functions. Any money contributed under this section shall be available to the Commission for the payment of salaries, travel expenses, per diem, and other expenses incurred by the Commission under this subtitle. In no event may the contributions from any one person, corporation, foundation, or other group or entity exceed 5 per centum of the Commission's total budget. "(b) If the contributions provided under subsection (a) are insufficient for payment of Commission salaries, travel expenses, per diem, and other expenses incurred by the Commission under this subtitle, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to use the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation for such purposes in an amount not to exceed a total of $1,000,000.