Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/337

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PUBLIC LAW 102-375 —SEPT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 1217 of residents of such facilities and the enforcement of such standards. (c) COMPOSITION OF STUDY COMMITTEE.—The study committee shall be composed of members as appointed from among the following: (1) NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. — The members of the National Academy of Sciences with experience in long-term care. The members so appointed shall include— (A) physicians; (B) experts on the administration of drugs to older individuals, and disabled individuals receiving long-term care services; and (C) experts on the enforcement of life-safety codes in long-term care facilities. (2) RESIDENTS.— Residents of board and care facilities (including privatelv owned board and care facilities), and representatives of such residents or of organizations that advocate on behalf of such residents. Members so appointed shall include— (A) residents of a nonprofit board and care facility; or (B) individuals who represent— (i) residents of nonprofit board and care facilities; or (ii) organizations that advocate on behalf of residents of nonprofit board and care facilities. (3) OPERATORS. —Operators of board and care facilities (including privately owned board and care facilities), and individuals who represent such operators or organizations that represent the interests of such operators. Members so appointed shall include— (A) operators of a nonprofit board and care facility; or (B) individuals who represent— (i) operators of nonprofit board and care facilities; or (ii) organizations that represent the interests of operators of nonprofit board and care facilities. (4) OFFICERS.— (A) STATE OFFICERS. —Elected and appointed State officers who have responsibility relating to the health and safety of residents of board and care facilities. (B) REPRESENTATIVES. —Representatives of such officers or of organizations representing such officers. (C) OTHER INDIVIDUALS.— Other individuals with relevant expertise. (d) USE OF INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE.— The Secretary shall request the National Academy of Sciences, through the Institute of Medicine, to establish, appoint, £Uid provide administrative support for the study committee under an arrangement under which the actual expenses incurred by the Academy in carrying out such functions will be paid by the Secretary. If the National Academv of Sciences is willing to do so, the Secretary shall enter into such arrangement with the Academy. (e) INVOLVEMENT OF OTHERS. — (1) GOVERNMENT OFFICL\LS. —The study committee shall conduct its work in a manner that provides for the consultation