Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/729

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PUBLIC LAW 105-389—NOV. 13, 1998 112 STAT. 3487 (4) The chairman of the 2003 Committee of Ohio, or his designee. (5) As chosen by the Commission, the president or head of a United States aeronautical society, foundation, or organization of national stature or prominence who will be a person from a State other than Ohio or North Carolina. (6) The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, or his designee. (b) VACANCIES.—Any vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the same manner in which the original designation was made. (c) COMPENSATION.— (1) PROHmmoN OP PAY.—Except as provided in paragraph (2), members of the Commission shall serve without pay or compensation. (2) TRAVEL EXPENSES. —The Commission may adopt a policy, only by unanimous vote, for members of the Commission and related advisory panels to receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence. The policy may not exceed the levels established under sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United States Code. Members who are Federal employees shall not receive travel expenses if otherwise reimbursed by the Federal Government. (d) QUORUM. —Three members of the Commission shall constitute a quorrun. (e) CHAIRPERSON. —The Commission shall select a Chairperson of the Commission from the members designated under subsection (a)(1), (2), or (5). The Chairperson may not vote on matters before the Commission except in the case of a tie vote. The Chairperson may be removed by a vote of a majority of the Commission's members. (f) ORGANIZATION. —No later than 90 days after the date of Deadline, enactment of this Act, the Commission shall meet and select a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and Executive Director. SEC. 5. DUTIES. 36 USC 143 note. (a) IN GENERAL.—The Commission shall— (1) represent the United States and take a leadership role with other nations in recognizing the importance of aviation history in general and the centennial of powered flight in particular, and promote participation by the United States in such activities; (2) encourage and promote national and international participation and sponsorships in commemoration of the centennial of powered flight by persons and entities such as— (A) aerospace manufacturing companies; (B) aerospace-related military organizations; (C) workers employed in aerospace-related industries; (D) commercial aviation companies; (E) general aviation owners and pilots; (F) aerospace researchers, instructors, and enthusiasts; (G) elementary, secondeuy, and higher educational institutions; (H) civil, patriotic, educational, sporting, arts, cultural, and historical organizations and technical societies; (I) aerospace-related museums; and (J) State and local governments;