Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/290

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116 STAT. 1072 PUBLIC LAW 107-217—AUG. 21, 2002 §302. Administrator and Deputy Administrator (a) ADMINISTRATOR.—The Administrator of General Services is the head of the General Services Administration. The Administrator is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Administrator shall perform functions subject to the direction and control of the President. (b) DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR.—The Administrator shall appoint a Deputy Administrator of General Services. The Deputy Administrator shall perform functions designated by the Administrator. The Deputy Administrator is Acting Administrator of General Services during the absence or disability of the Administrator and, unless the President designates another officer of the Federal Government, when the office of Administrator is vacant. §303. Functions (a) BUREAU OF FEDERAL SUPPLY. — (1) TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS.— Subject to paragraph (2), the functions of the Administrator of General Services include functions related to the Bureau of Federal Supply in the Department of the Treasury that, immediately before July 1, 1949, were functions of— (A) the Bureau; (B) the Director of the Bureau; (C) the personnel of the Bureau; or (D) the Secretary of the Treasury. (2) FUNCTIONS NOT TRANSFERRED.—The functions of the Administrator of General Services do not include functions retained in the Department of the Treasury under section 102(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (ch. 288, 63 Stat. 380). (b) FEDERAL WORKS AGENCY AND COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS. —The functions of the Administrator of General Services include functions related to the Federal Works Agency and functions related to the Commissioner of Public Buildings that, immediately before July 1, 1949, were functions of— (1) the Federal Works Agency; (2) the Federal Works Administrator; or (3) the Commissioner of Public Buildings. § 304. Federal information centers The Administrator of General Services may establish within the General Services Administration a nationwide network of federgd information centers for the purpose of providing the public with information about the programs and procedures of the Federal Government and for other appropriate and related purposes. SUBCHAPTER II—ADMINISTRATIVE §311. Personnel (a) APPOINTMENT AND COMPENSATION.—The Administrator of General Services, subject to chapters 33 and 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5, may appoint and fix the compensation of personnel necessary to carry out chapters 1, 3, and 5 of this title and title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.). (b) TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT. —The Administrator may procure the temporary or intermittent services of experts or consultants