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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-690—NOV. 18, 1988

102 STAT. 4347

(2) the term "Commissioner" means a member of the National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement; and (3) the term "law enforcement officer" has the same meaning as provided in section 8401(17) of title 5, United States Code. (b) ESTABLISHMENT.—There is established a National Advisory Commission on Law Enforcement, which shall consist of the following members: (1) four members of the United States Senate, 2 of whom shall be selected by the Majority Leader and 2 of whom shall be selected by the Minority Leader; (2) four members of the United States House of Representatives, 2 of whom shall be selected by the Speaker and 2 of whom shall be selected by the Minority Leader; (3) the Comptroller General of the United States, who shall also serve as Chairman of the Commission; (4) the Director of the Office of Personnel Management; (5) the Attorney General of the United States and three other officials of the Department of Justice who shall be designated by the Attorney General; (6) the Secretary of the Treasury and 2 other officials of the Department of the Treasury who shall be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury; (7) the Inspector Generals of 3 departments or agencies of the executive branch of the United States who shall be designated by the President of the United States; and (8) three representatives from Federal employee groups to be selected by the Office of Personnel Management after consultation with the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate. (c) STUDY.—The Commission shall study the methods and rates of compensation, including salary, overtime pay, retirement policies, and other benefits of law enforcement officers in all Federal agencies, as well as the methods and rates of compensation of State and local law enforcement officers in a representative number of areas where Federal law enforcement officers are assigned, in order to determine— (1) the differences which exist among Federal agencies with regard to the methods and rates of compensation for law enforcement officers; (2) the rational basis, if any, for such differences, considering the nature of the responsibilities of the law enforcement officers in each agency; the qualifications and training required to perform such responsibilities; the degree of personal risk to which the law enforcement officers in each agency are normally exposed in the performance of their duties; and such other factors as the Commission deems relevant in evaluating the differences in compensation among the various agencies; (3) the extent to which inequities appear to exist among Federal agencies with regard to the methods and rates of compensation of law enforcement officers, based on consideration of the factors mentioned in paragraph (2) of this subsection; (4) the feasibility of devising a uniform system of overtime compensation for law enforcement officers in all or most Federal agencies, with due regard for both the special needs of law enforcement officers and the relative cost effectiveness to the