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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-565—DEC. 22, 1980

94 STAT. 3325

(g) Each member of the Commission shall receive $100 for each day such member is engaged in performing the duties of the Commission, except that members of the Commission who are fuUtime officers or employees of the United States shall receive no additional pay on account of their service on the Commission other than official travel expenses. (h) While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Commission, members of the Commission (including members who are fuUtime officers or employees of the United States) shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem, in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under section 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (i) Subject to such rules and regulations as may be adopted by the Commission, the Chairman may— (1) appoint and fix the compensation of an executive director, a general counsel, and such additional staff as he deems necessary, without regard to the provisions of title 5, United States Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and without regard to chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates, but at rates not in excess of the maximum rate of pay in effect from time to time for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule under section 5332 of such title; and (2) procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed $100 a day for individuals. (j) Subject to section 552a of title 5, United States Code, the Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable it to carry out this title. Upon request of the Chairman of the Commission, the head of such department or agency shall furnish such information to the Commission. (k) The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and upon the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the United States.

Pay.

Travel expenses.

Staff.

5 USC 5101, 5331.

5 USC 5332. Temporary and intermittent services.

DUTIES OP THE COMMISSION

SEC. 303. (a) The Commission shall conduct a study of the culture, needs and concerns of the Native Hawaiians. (b) The Commission shall conduct such hearings as it considers appropriate and shall provide notice of such hearings to the public, including information concerning the date, location and topic of each hearing. The Commission shall take such other actions as it considers necessary to obtain full public participation in the study undertaken by the Commission. (c) Within one year after the date of its first meeting, the Commission shall publish a draft report of the findings of the study and shall distribute copies of the draft report to appropriate Federal and State agencies, to Native Hawaiian organizations, and upon request, to members of the public. The Commission shall solicit written comments from the organizations and individuals to whom copies of the draft report are distributed. (d) After taking into consideration any comments submitted to the Commission, the Commission shall issue a final report of the results of its study within nine months after the publication of its draft report. The Commission shall submit copies of the final report and

study. 42 USC 2991a note. Hearings; public notice.

Draft report, eomments. Final report. Submittal to

President and congressional committees.