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100 STAT. 1783-306
100 STAT. 1783-306
PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

PUBLIC LAW 99-500—OCT. 18, 1986

100 STAT. 1783-306

(2)(A) Each member of the Commission shall be entitled to receive the daily equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay in effect for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, for each day during which such member is engaged in the performance of duties as a member of the Commission. (B) While away from his home or regular place of business in the performance of duties for the Commission, a member or staff personnel of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including a per diem in lieu of subsistence, not to exceed the expenses allowed persons employed intermittently in Government service under section 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (3) For purposes of pay and other employment benefits, rights, and privileges and for all other purposes, any employee of the Commission shall be considered to be a congressional employee as defined in section 2107 of title 5, United States Code. (d)(1) A majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum. (2) All decisions of the Commission shall be by majority vote. (e) The Commission may make such reports in connection with its duties as it deems necessary to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, except that— (1) not later than 5 days after receipt by the Congress of a report by the President under section 14 the Commission shall prepare and transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a report addressing all the matters which are required to be included in reports of the President by paragraphs (1), (3), and (4) of section 14; and (2) not later than September 30, 1986, the Commission shall prepare and transmit to the Congress a report on whether the Nicaraguan democratic resistance groups receiving assistance under this title have agreed to and are beginning to implement measures described in subparagraphs (A) through (F) of section 11(d)(1) and an evaluation of the factors described in section 11(d)(2). (f)(1) Salaries and expenses of the Commission, but not more than $400,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate out of the Account for Miscellaneous Items, in accordance with the provisions of this section. (2) Funds made available to the Commission by paragraph (1) shall be disbursed on vouchers approved by the Chairman, except that no voucher shall be required for the disbursement of the salary of an individual appointed under subsection (c). (3) For purposes of section 502(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, the Commission shall be deemed to be a standing committee of the Congress and shall be entitled to use of funds in accordance with such section. (g) The Commission shall terminate not later than 90 days after transmittal of the reports required by subsection (e). PRESIDENTIAL REPORTING REQUIREMENT

SEC. 214. The President shall prepare and transmit to the Congress with each determination required by section 11 a report on actions taken to achieve a resolution of the conflict in Central