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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-527—OCT. 25, 1988

102 STAT. 2645

(3) by inserting after subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraph (C): "(C) Not less than 30 days before the date on which the implementation of any reorganization described in this subparagraph is to begin, the Administrator shall transmit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a notification regarding the reorganization. This subparagraph applies to the reorganization of any unit of the Central Office of the Veterans' Administration that is the duty station for more than 25 but less than 100 employees if the reorganization involves a reduction in any fiscal year in the number of full-time equivalent employees with permanent duty station in such unit— "(i) by 10 percent or more, or "(ii) by a percent which, when added to the percent reduction made in the number of such employees with permanent duty station in such unit during the preceding fiscal year, is 15 percent or more.". 0)) INAPPUCABILITY OF RESTRICTIONS.—Section 210(b) of title 38, 38 USC 210 note. United States Code (as amended by subsection (a)), shall not apply to a reorganization of a unit of the Central Office of the Department of Veterans' Affairs if the reorganization— (1) is necessary in order to carry out the provisions of or amendments made by this Act; and (2) is initiated within 6 months after the effective date of this Act. (c) CONSTRUCTION.—References to the Administrator of Veterans' 38 USC 210 note. Affairs and the Veterans' Administration are used in the amendments made by subsection (a) in order to maintain conformity with the references appearing in the provisions of section 210 of title 38, United States Code, that are not amended by subsection (a). The references appearing in such amendments are subject to the reference rules provided in section 10 of this Act. SEC. 16. SPENDING AUTHORITY SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS.

38 USC 201 note.

The authority to make payments or to enter into other obligations under this Act shall be effective for any fiscal year only to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in appropriations Acts. SEC. 17. NATIONAL COMMISSION ON EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION.

5 USC 901 note.

(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—(1) Within 30 days after the effective date of President of U.S. this Act, the President shall make a determination as to whether the national interest would be served by the establishment of a commission to review the structural organization of the executive branch of the Federal Government. If the President makes a determination that such establishment is in the national interest, the President shall transmit to the Congress written notification of his intent to establish the National Commission on Executive Organization under this section. (2) If the President fails to transmit notification under paragraph Termination (1), this section shall cease to be effective 30 days after the effective date. date of this Act. (b) MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.—A commission established under this section shall be composed of 16 members appointed not later than 90 days after the effective date of this Act. The members shall be appointed as follows: (1) Six citizens of the United States appointed by the Presi- President of U.S. dent, one of whom shall be designated by the President to be the