Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/920

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106 STAT. 3656 PUBLIC LAW 102-549—OCT. 28, 1992 "(A) concept design, which establishes the basic technical and operational criteria for a project, such as architectural drawings for a proposed facility, evaluation of site constraints, procurement requirements, and equipment specifications; and "(B) detail design, which sets forth specific dimensions and criteria for structural, mechanical, electrical, and architectural operations, and identifies other resources required for project operations. "(3) INFORMATION DISSEMINATION. — (A) The Trade and Development Agencnr shall disseminate information about its project activities to the private sector. "(B) Other agencies of the United States Government shall cooperate with the Trade and Development Agency in order for the Agency to provide more effectively informational services to persons in the private sector concerning trade development ana export promotion related to development projects. "(4) NONAPPUCABILITY OF OTHER PROVISIONS.— Any funds used for purposes of this section may be used notwithstanding any other provision of law.

    • (c) DIRECTOR AND PERSONNEL.—

President. «(i) DIRECTOR.—T here shall be at the head of the Trade and Development Agency a Director who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the ISenate. "(2) OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES. —(A) The Director may appoint such officers and employees of the Trade and Development Agency as the Director considers appropriate. "(B) The officers and employees appointed under this paragraph shall have suchfimctionsas the Director may determine. "(C) Of the officers and employees appointed under this paragraph, 2 may be appointed without regard to the provisions of tiue 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and may be compensated without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 or subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title. "(D) Under such regulations as the President may prescribe, any individual appointed under subparagraph (C) may be entitled, upon removal (except for cause)firomthe position to which the appointment was made, to reinstatement to the position occupied by that individual at the time of appointment or to a position of comparable grade and pay. President. "(d) ANNUAL REPORT.—The President shall, not later than December 31 of each year, submit to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a report on the activities of the Trade and Development Agency in the precedingfiscalyear.

    • (e) AUDITS. —

"(1) IN GENERAL. —The Trade and Development Agency shall be subject to the provisions of chapter 35 of title 31, United States Code, except as otherwise provided in this section. "(2) INDEPENDENT AUDIT.— An independent certified public accountant shall perform a financial and compliance audit of the financial statements of the Trade and Development Agency each year, in accordance with generally accepted Government auditing standards for a financial and compliance audit, taking