Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 1.djvu/362

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116 STAT. 336 PUBLIC LAW 107-171—MAY 13, 2002 (c) BOARD OF TRUSTEES. — (1) IN GENERAL.— The Program shall be subject to the supervision and direction of a Board of Trustees. (2) MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.— (A) APPOINTMENT. —The Board shall be composed of 6 voting members appointed under clause (i) and one nonvoting ex officio member designated in clause (ii) as follows: (i) VOTING MEMBERS. — <I) The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint two members. (II) The minority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member. (III) The majority leader of the Senate shall appoint two members. (IV) The minority leader of the Senate shall appoint one member. (ii) NONVOTING MEMBER.— The Executive Director of the program shall serve as a nonvoting ex officio member of the Board. (B) TERMS. —- Members of the Board shall serve a term of 4 years. (C) VACANCY.— (i) AUTHORITY OF BOARD. — ^A vacancy in the membership of the Board does not affect the power of the remaining members to carry out this section. (ii) APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSORS.^A vacancy in the membership of the Board shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. (iii) INCOMPLETE TERM.—I f a member of the Board does not serve the full term applicable to the member, the individual appointed to fill the resulting vacancy shall be appointed for the remainder of the term of the predecessor of the individual. (D) CHAIRPERSON. — As the first order of business of the first meeting of the Board, the members shall elect a Chairperson. (E) COMPENSATION. — (i) IN GENERAL.— Subject to clause (ii), members of the Board may not receive compensation for service on the Board. (ii) TRAVEL.— Members of the Board may be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in carrying out the duties of the program. (3) DUTIES.— (A) BYLAWS.— (i) ESTABLISHMENT.—The Board shall establish such bylaws and other regulations as may be appropriate to enable the Board to carry out this section, including the duties described in this paragraph. (ii) CONTENTS.— Such bylaws and other regulations shall include provisions— (I) for appropriate fiscal control, funds accountability, and operating principles; (II) to prevent any conflict of interest, or the appearance of any conflict of interest, in the procurement and employment actions taken by the