Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/495

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PUBLIC LAW 103-345—OCT. 6, 1994 108 STAT. 3129 (b) APPOINTMENT AND TERMINATION OF STAFF, GENERALLY.— Section 8(b) of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (44 U.S.C. 2107 note) is amended by striking "(b) STAFF.— " and all that follows through the end of paragraph (1) and inserting the following: "(b) STAFF.— (1) The Review Board, without regard to the civil service laws, may appoint and terminate additional personnel as are necessary to enable the Review Board and its Executive Director to perform the duties of the Review Board.". (c) REVIEW BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF. —Section 8(b)(2) of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (44 U.S.C. 2107 note) is amended— (1) by striking "A person" and inserting "(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), a person"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(B) An individual who is an employee of the Government may be appointed to the staff of the Review Board if in that position the individual will perform only administrative functions.". (d) CONDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT OF STAFF.—Section 8(b)(3)(B) of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (44 U.S.C. 2107 note) is amended to read as follows: "(B)(i) The Review Board may offer conditional employment to a candidate for a staff position pending the completion of security clearance background investigations. During the pendency of such investigations, the Review Board shall ensure that any such employee does not have access to, or responsibility involving, classified or otherwise restricted assassination record materials. "(ii) If a person hired on a conditional basis under clause (i) is denied or otherwise does not qualify for all security clearances necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position for which conditional employment has been offered, the Review Board shall immediately terminate the person's employment.". (e) COMPENSATION OF STAFF. —Section 8(c) of the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (21 U.S.C. 2107 note) is amended to read as follows: 44 USC 2107 "(c) COMPENSATION.—Subject to such rules as may be adopted "o*®- by the Review Board, the chgdrperson, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service and without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of that title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, may— "(1) appoint an Executive Director, who shall be paid at a rate not to exceed the rate of basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule; and "(2) appoint andfixcompensation of such other personnel as may be necessary to carry out this Act.".