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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2470

President of U.S.

PUBLIC LAW 100-497—OCT. 17, 1988

(B) has any financial interest in, or management responsibility for, any gaming activity; or (C) has a financial interest in, or management responsibility for, any management contract approved pursuant to section 12 of this Act. (6) A Commissioner may only be removed from office before the expiration of the term of office of the member by the President (or, in the case of associate member, by the Secretary) for neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, or for other good cause shown. (c) Vacancies occurring on the Commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. A member may serve after the expiration of his term of office until his successor has been appointed, unless the member has been removed for cause under subsection (b)(6). (d) Two members of the Commission, at least one of which is the Chairman or Vice Chairman, shall constitute a quorum. (e) The Commission shall select, by majority vote, one of the members of the Commission to serve as Vice Chairman. The Vice Chairman shall serve as Chairman during meetings of the Commission in the absence of the Chairman. (f) The Commission shall meet at the call of the Chairman or a majority of its members, but shall meet at least once every 4 months. (g)(1) The Chairman of the Commission shall be paid at a rate equal to that of level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code. (2) The associate members of the Commission shall each be paid at a rate equal to that of level V of the Executive Schedule under section 5316 of title 5, United States Code. (3) All members of the Commission shall be reimbursed in accordance with title 5, United States Code, for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties. POWERS OF THE CHAIRMAN

25 USC 2705.

SEC. 6. (a) The Chairman, on behalf of the Commission, shall have power, subject to an appeal to the Commission, to— (1) issue orders of temporary closure of gaming activities as provided in section 14(b); (2) levy and collect civil fines as provided in section 14(a); (3) approve tribal ordinances or resolutions regulating class II gaming and class III gaming as provided in section 11; and (4) approve management contracts for class II gaming and class III gaming as provided in sections 11(d)(9) and 12. (b) The Chairman shall have such other powers as may be delegated by the Commission. POWERS OF THE COMMISSION

25 USC 2706.

SEC. 7. (a) The Commission shall have the power, not subject to delegation— (1) upon the recommendation of the Chairman, to approve the annual budget of the Commission as provided in section 18; (2) to adopt regulations for the assessment and collection of civil fines as provided in section 14(a); (3) by an affirmative vote of not less than 2 members, to establish the rate of fees as provided in section 18;