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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 104

PUBLIC LAW 100-294—APR. 25, 1988 "(3) TERMS OF OFFICE.—(A) Except as otherwise provided in

Reports.

this subsection, members shall be appointed for terms of office of 4 years. "(B) Of the members of the board from the general public first appointed under subsection (a)— "(i) 4 shall be appointed for terms of office of 2 years; "(ii) 4 shall be appointed for terms of office of 3 years; and "(iii) 5 shall be appointed for terms of office of 4 years, as determined by the members from the general public during the first meeting of the board. "(C) No member of the board appointed under subsection (a) shall be eligible to serve in excess of tvi^o consecutive terms, but may continue to serve until such member's successor is appointed. "(4) VACANCIES.—Any member of the board appointed under subsection (a) to fill a vacancy occurring before the expiration of the term to which such member's predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term. If the vacancy occurs prior to the expiration of the term of a member of the board appointed under subsection (a), a replacement shall be appointed in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. "(5) REMOVAL.—No member of the board may be removed during the term of office of such member except for just and sufficient cause. "(d) ELECTION OF OFFICERS.—The board shall elect a chairperson and vice-chairperson at its first meeting from among the members from the general public. "(e) MEETINGS.—The board shall meet not less than twice a year at the call of the chairperson. The chairperson, to the maximum extent practicable, shall coordinate meetings of the board with receipt of reports from the task force under section 4(f). "(f) DuTiES.—The board shall— "(1) annually submit to the Secretary and the appropriate committees of Congress a report containing— "(A) recommendations on coordinating Federal child abuse and neglect activities to prevent duplication and ensure efficient allocations of resources and program effectiveness; and "(B) recommendations as to carrying out the purposes of this Act; "(2) annually submit to the Secretary and the Director a report containing long-term and short-term recommendations on— "(A) programs; "(B) research; "(C) grant and contract needs; "(D) areas of unmet needs; and "(E) areas to which the Secretary should provide grant and contract priorities under sections 6 and 7; and "(3) annually review the budget of the Center and submit to the Director a report concerning such review. "(g) COMPENSATION.—

"(1) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in paragraph (3), members of the board, other than those regularly employed by the Federal Government, while serving on business of the board, may receive compensation at a rate not in excess of the daily