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[88 STAT. 2280]
[88 STAT. 2280]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

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PUBLIC LAW 93-642-JAN. 4, 1975

[88

STAT.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

20 USC 2011.

5 USC 5332 note.

SEC. 12. (a) There shall be an Executive Secretary of the Foundation who shall be appointed by the Board. The Executive Secretary shall be the chief executive officer of the Foundation and shall carry out the functions of the Foundation subject to the supervision and direction of the Board. The Executive Secretary shall carry out such other functions consistent with the provisions of this Act as the Board shall delegate. (b) The Executive Secretary of the Foundation shall be compensated at the rate specified for employees placed in grade 18 of the General Schedule set forth in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code. ADMINISTRATIVE

PROVISIONS

20 USC 2012.

gj,Q_ Y^^ (^Q^^ jj^ order to carry out the provisions of this Act, the Foundation is authorized to— (1) appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, except that in no case shall employees other than the Executive Secretary be compensated at a rate to exceed the rate provided for employees in grade 15 of the General Schedule set forth in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code; (2) procure temporary and intermittent services of experts and consultants as are necessary to the extent authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed the rate specified at the time of such service for grade GS-18 in section 5332 of such title; Regulations. ^3^ prescHbe such regulations as it deems necessary governing the manner in which its functions shall be carried out; (4) receive money and other property donated, bequeathed, or devised, without condition or restriction other than it be used for the purposes of the Foundation; and to use, sell, or otherwise dispose of such property for the purpose of carrying out its functions; (5) accept and utilize the services of voluntary and noncompensated personnel and reimburse them for travel expenses, including per diem, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code; Contract au' (6) enter into contracts, grants, or other arrangements, or thority. modifications thereof, to carry out the provisions of this Act, and such contracts or modifications thereof may, with the concurrence of two-thirds of the members of the Board, be entered into without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41 U.S.C. 5); (7) make advances, progress, and other payments which the Board deems necessary under this Act without regard to the provisions of section 3648 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (31 U.S.C. 529); (8) rent office space in the District of Columbia; and (9) make other necessary expenditures. Report to pres. (b) The Fouudation shall submit to the President and to the llTsr""* ^°"' Congress an annual report of its operations under this Act. APPROPRIATIONS AUTHORIZED

20 USC 2013.

SEC. 14. There are authorized to be appropriated $30,000,000 to the fund. Approved January 4, 1975.