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PUBLIC LAW 107-333—DEC. 16, 2002 116 STAT. 2873 Dec. 16, 2002 [H.R. 308] Guam War Claims Review Commission Act. 50 app.2061 note. Public Law 107-333 107th Congress An Act To establish the Guam War Claims Review Commission. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Guam War Claims Review Commission Act". SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMISSION. (a) ESTABLISHMENT. —There is hereby established a commission to be known as the "Guam War Claims Review Commission" (in this Act referred to as the "Commission"). (b) MEMBERS. —The Commission shall be composed of five members who by virtue of their background and experience are particularly suited to contribute to the achievement of the purposes of the Commission. The members shall be appointed by the Secretary Deadline, of the Interior not later than 60 days after funds are made available for this Act. Two of the members shall be selected as follows: (1) One member appointed from a list of three names submitted by the Governor of Guam. (2) One member appointed from a list of three names submitted by the Guam Delegate to the United States House of Representatives. (c) CHAIRPERSON.— The Commission shall select a Chairman from among its members. The term of office shall be for the life of the Commission. (d) COMPENSATION.—Notwithstanding section 3, members of the Commission shall not be paid for their service as members, but in the performance of their duties, shall receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (e) VACANCY.— Any vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. SEC. 3. EMPLOYEES. The Commission may appoint an executive director and other employees as it may require. The executive director and other employees of the Commission may be appointed without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service. Section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, shall apply to the executive director and other employees of the Commission.