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PUBLIC LAW 9—MAR. 23, 1951

[65 STAT.

shall receive compensation at the rate of $17,500 per annum, and the other members shall receive compensation at the rate of $15,000 per annum. No member shall actively engage in any business, vocation, or employment other than as a member of the Board. The Board shall have a seal which shall be judicially noticed. (b) PLACES OF MEETINGS AND QUORUM.—The principal office of the Board shall be in the District of Columbia, but it or any division thereof may meet and exercise its powers at any other place. The Board may establish such number of offices as it deems necessary to expedite the work of the Board. Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum, and any power, function, or duty of the Board may be exercised or performed by a majority of the members present if the members present constitute at least a quorum. (c) PERSONNEL.—The Board is authorized, subject to the Classification Act of 1949 (but without regard to the civil-service laws and ' regulations), to employ and fix the compensation of such officers and employees as it deems necessary to assist it in carrying out its duties under this title. The Board may, with t"he consent of the head of the agency of the Government concerned, utilize the services of any officers or employees of the United States, and reimburse such agency for the services so utilized. Officers or employees whose services are so utilized shall not receive additional compensation for such services, but shall be allowed and paid necessary travel expenses and a per diem in lieu of subsistence in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations while away from their homes or official station on duties of the Board. (d) DELEGATION OF POWERS.—The Board may delegate in whole or in part any function, power, or duty (other than its power to promulgate regulations and rules and other than its power to grant permissive exemptions under section 106(d)) to any agency of the Government, including any such agency established by the Board, and may authorize the successive redelegation, within limits specified by it, of any such function, power, or duty to any agency of the Government, including any such agency established by the Board. But no function, power, or duty shall be delegated or redelegated to any person pursuant to this subsection or subsection (f) unless the Board has determined that such person (other than the Secretary of a Department) is responsible directly to the Board or to the person making such delegation or redelegation and is not engaged on behalf of any Department in the making of contracts for the procurement of supplies or services, or in the supervision of such activity; and any delegation or redelegation of any function, power, or duty pursuant to this subsection or subsection (f) shall be revoked by the person making such delegation or redelegation (or by the Board if made by it) if the Board shall at any time thereafter determine that the person (other than the Secretary of a Department) to whom has been delegated or r e d e l e ^ t e d such function, power, or duty is not responsible directly to the Board or to the person making such delegation or redelegation or is engaged on behalf of any Department in the making of contracts for the procurement of supplies or services, or in the supervision of such activity. (e) ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION OF BOARD.—The Chairman of the Board may from time to time divide the Board into divisions of one or more members, assign the members of the Board thereto, and in case of a division of more than one member, designate the chief thereof. The Board may also, by regulations or otherwise, determine the character of cases to be conducted initially by the Board through an officer or officers of, or utilized by, the Board, the character of cases to be conducted initially by the various agencies of the Government