108 STAT. 434 PUBLIC LAW 103-236—APR. 30, 1994 (9) training and technical support for independent indigenous media through government agencies or private United States entities. President. SEC. 304. ESTABLISHMENT OF BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOV- 22 USC 6203. ERNORS. (a) ESTABLISHMENT. —There is hereby established within the United States Information Agency a Broadcasting Board of Governors (hereafter in this title referred to as the "Board"). (b) COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD.— (1) The Board shall consist of 9 members, as follows: (A) 8 voting members who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (B) The Director of the United States Information Agency who shall also be a voting member. (2) The President shall designate one member (other than the Director of the United States Information Agency) as Chairman of the Board. (3) Exclusive of the Director of the United States Information Agency, not more than 4 of the members of the Board appointed by the President shall be of the same political party. (c) TERM OF OFFICE. —The term of office of each member of the Board shall be three years, except that the Director of the United States Information Agency shall remain a member of the Board during the Director's term of service. Of the other 8 voting members, the initial terms of office of two members shall be one year, and the initial terms of office of 3 other members shall be two years, as determined by the President. The President shall appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, Board members to fill vacancies occurring prior to the expiration of a term, in which case the members so appointed shall serve for the remainder of such term. Any member whose term has expired may serve until a successor has been appointed and qualified. When there is no Director of the United States Information Agency, the acting Director of the agency shall serve as a member of the Board until a Director is appointed. (d) SELECTION OF BOARD. — Members of the Board appointed by the President shall be citizens of the United States who are not regular full-time employees of the United States Government. Such members shall be selected by the President from among Americans distinguished in the fields of mass communications, print, broadcast media, or foreign affairs. (e) COMPENSATION. — Members of the Board, while attending meetings of the Board or while engaged in duties relating to such meetings or in other activities of the Board pursuant to this section (including travel time) shall be entitled to receive compensation equal to the daily equivalent of the compensation prescribed for level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code. While away from their homes or regular places of business, members of the Board may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. The Director of the United States Information Agency shall not be entitled to any compensation under this title, but may be allowed travel expenses as provided under this subsection.
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